is located at 38°26'17"N 82°22'55"W (38.437980,
to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total
area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km˛), of which, 0.2 square miles
(0.6 km˛) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km˛) of
it (11.11%) is water.
the river, it lies below Athalia and above Chesapeake.
the census of 2000, there were 620 people, 277 households,
and 168 families residing in the village.. The population
density was 2,577.5 people per square mile (997.4/km˛). There
were 318 housing units at an average density of 1,322.0/sq
mi (511.6/km˛). The racial makeup of the village was 98.06%
White, 0.97% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.16%
from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic
or Latino of any race were 0.32% of the population.
were 277 households out of which 24.2% had children under
the age of 18 living with them, 42.2% were married couples
living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband
present, and 39.0% were non-families. 34.7% of all households
were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone
who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size
was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.91.
village the population was spread out with 22.6% under the
age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 24.0%
from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were
87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were
income for a household in the village was $22,266, and the
median income for a family was $23,984. Males had a median
income of $25,625 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita
income for the village was $13,027. About 16.8% of families
and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including
20.0% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.
elects a mayor, a fiscal officer and six council members:
Proctorville High School merged with that of Rome Township
to form the Fairland
Local School District. The name "Fairland" was chosen
because the school stands next to the site of the Lawrence
consists of two grade schools, Fairland East (K-2) and Fairland
West (3-5), plus Fairland Middle School (6-8) and Fairland
High School (9-12). Fairland school district has received
an excellent rating on the Ohio schools report card for 2009-10.
Fairland was the only public school district in Lawrence County
to receive an excellent rating.
University Southern Campus opened a new 17,000 sq
ft (1,600 m2). branch near Proctorville in 2006.
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