Huron, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 7,958. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,581 (-4.7% change)
Males: 3,811 (47.9%), Females: 4,147 (52.1%)

Erie County

Zip code: 44839

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $52,289 (year 2000)
Median house value: $129,800 (year 2000)

Races in Huron:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (40.3%), Irish (16.7%), Italian (13.1%), English (10.7%), United States (4.6%), Polish (3.4%).

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 4.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Huron

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Huron city

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +739 (+10.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Huron:

  • FIRELANDS REG MED CTR-MAIN CAMPUS (about 11 miles; SANDUSKY, OH)
  • FIRELANDS REG MED CTR-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 11 miles; SANDUSKY, OH)
  • FISHER TITUS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; NORWALK, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Huron:

  • LORAIN COUNTY REGIONAL (about 28 miles; LORAIN/ELYRIA, OH; ID: LPR)
  • MANSFIELD LAHM REGIONAL (about 41 miles; MANSFIELD, OH; ID: MFD)
  • CLEVELAND-HOPKINS INTL (about 51 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; ID: CLE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Huron:

  • HINDE (about 3 miles; HURON, OH; ID: 88D)
  • GRIFFING SANDUSKY (about 7 miles; SANDUSKY, OH; ID: SKY)
  • NORWALK-HURON COUNTY (about 12 miles; NORWALK, OH; ID: 5A1)
Amtrak station near Huron:

  • 11 miles: SANDUSKY (DEPOT ST. & HAYES AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Huron:

  • BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY-FIRELANDS (Full-time enrollment: 908; Location: 901 RYE BEACH RD; Public; Website: www.firelands.bgsu.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Huron:

  • OBERLIN COLLEGE (about 26 miles; OBERLIN, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,899)
  • LORAIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; ELYRIA, OH; FT enrollment: 4,008)
  • ASHLAND UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; ASHLAND, OH; FT enrollment: 4,404)
  • BALDWIN-WALLACE COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BEREA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,849)
  • CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 11,000)
  • CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 63 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 10,927)
  • CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 7,729)

Schools

Public high school in Huron:

  • HURON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 545; Location: 710 CLEVELAND RD W; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Huron:

  • WOODLANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 1810 MAPLE AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • MCCORMICK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 325 OHIO ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Huron:

  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 429 HURON STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • FIRELANDS MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 92; Location: 710 CLEVELAND ROAD E; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Huron:

  • HURON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $715,837; Location: 333 WILLIAMS ST.; 44,224 books; 1,684 audio materials; 1,210 video materials; 220 serial subscriptions)