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Loveland, Ohio

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Loveland is a city located in Hamilton, Clermont, and Warren counties in Ohio, and is a suburb of Cincinnati. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,677.

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Geography

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Location of Loveland, Ohio

Loveland is located at 39°16'8" North, 84°16'13" West (39.268759, -84.270397)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.2 km² (4.7 mi²). 12.0 km² (4.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.28% water.

Loveland is the only city in Ohio located within three counties: Hamilton County, Clermont County, and Warren County. The city straddles the Little Miami Scenic River.

Loveland has been designated a Tree City by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 11,677 people, 4,497 households, and 3,224 families residing in the city. The population density is 969.6/km² (2,513.5/mi²). There are 4,653 housing units at an average density of 386.4/km² (1,001.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 95.66% White, 1.56% African American, 0.05% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. 1.12% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 4,497 households out of which 39.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% are married couples living together, 11.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% are non-families. 25.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.11.

In the city the population is spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $52,738, and the median income for a family is $63,535. Males have a median income of $49,653 versus $29,250 for females. The per capita income for the city is $25,920. 5.7% of the population and 5.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.1% of those under the age of 18 and 4.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Historic population figures

The city had 10,122 people in 1990; 9,990 in 1980; 9,106 in 1970; 7,144 in 1960; 2,149 in 1950; 1,904 in 1940; 1,557 in 1920; and 1,260 in 1900.

History

Loveland is named after James Loveland, who operated a general store and post office near the railroad tracks downtown. It was incorporated as a village on May 12, 1878. [1] (http://www.lovelandchamber.org/community_history.html)

Politics

The Loveland City Council has seven seats. As of 2005, they include Mayor Brad Greenberg and Vice-mayor Joe Schickel. The other five councilmembers are Dan Daly, Paul Elliott, Todd Osborne, Katie Showler, and Rob Weisgerber. Incumbents Mayor Donna Lajcak, Vice-Mayor Dave Bednar, and councilmember Peggy Goodwin were ousted in the general elections on November 4, 2003, by newcomers Paul Elliott, Todd Osborne, and Katie Showler.

Frederick E. Enderle is Loveland City Manager.

Recreation

Loveland has a series of 16 city parks, including neighborhood "tot lots," a Veteran's Memorial, Fireman's Memorial, and the Little Miami Bike Trail (of which the Loveland Bike Trail is a subsection). The parks are maintained by the City of Loveland Recreation Commission. In addition, the Loveland Beautification Commission sponsors various programs and events that aim to improve landscapes and other buildings around town.

The city lies in the Little Miami telephone exchange.

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