London, Ohio


London, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = London, Ohio
settlement_type = City
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image_caption = Downtown
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map_caption = Location of London, Ohio


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Madison

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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 22.0
area_land_km2 = 22.0
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 8.5
area_land_sq_mi = 8.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 8771
population_density_km2 = 398.1
population_density_sq_mi = 1031.0

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 321
elevation_ft = 1053
latd = 39 |latm = 53 |lats = 15 |latNS = N
longd = 83 |longm = 26 |longs = 42 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 43140
area_code = 740
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 39-44674GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1061440GR|3
website = http://ci.london.oh.us/
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London is a city in Madison County, Ohio, United States. It was established in 1810 to serve as the county seat of Madison County. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 8,771, an increase from 7,807 in 1990. The ZIP code is 43140.

London is served by the London Public Library. In 2005, the library loaned more than 194,000 items to its 14,000 cardholders. As of 2005, total holdings were over 48,000 volumes with over 145 periodical subscriptions.cite web |url=http://winslo.state.oh.us/publib/2005_stats_by_county.xls |title=2005 Ohio Public Library Statistics:Statistics by County and Town |accessdate=November 6 |accessyear=2006 |author= |last= |first= |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |year= |month= |format= |work= |publisher=State Library of Ohio |pages= |language= |archiveurl= |archivedate=]

Geography

London is located at coor dms|39|53|15|N|83|26|42|W|city (39.887466, -83.445041)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.5 square miles (22.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 8,771 people, 3,590 households, and 2,301 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,031.0 people per square mile (397.9/km²). There were 3,848 housing units at an average density of 452.3/sq mi (174.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.96% White, 6.78% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 2.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.

There were 3,590 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,641, and the median income for a family was $42,400. Males had a median income of $33,092 versus $26,048 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,404. About 9.5% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

*Richard A. Harrison - U.S. Representative from Ohio
*Charles Richard LeBeau - Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator
*Chick McGee - radio personality on the "Bob and Tom" show
*John Markus - Writer and Producer on "The Cosby Show" [ [http://www.stanfordalumni.org/news/magazine/2002/novdec/showcase/laughingmatter.html Fortunes of a Funnyman] , stanfordalumni.org. Retrieved on 2008-01-03.]
*Clyde Tingley - Governor of New Mexico
*Dick Reynolds - Otterbein College Men's Basketball Head Coach (2001-02 Division III National Championship)

London in popular culture

On an episode of the television show Rescue Me, Tommy finds out that his ex-wife Janet has taken his daughters and fled to London, Ohio. However, none of the scenes during the show were filmed in London.

References

External links

* [http://ci.london.oh.us/ Official Website]
* [http://www.london.lib.oh.us/ London Public Library]


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