East Liverpool, Ohio
Overview
As of the census
Census
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of 2000, there were 13,089 people, 5,261 households, and 3,424 families residing in the city. The population density
Population density
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 was 3,010.3 people per square mile (1,161.8/km²). There were 5,743 housing units at an average density of 1,320.8 per square mile (509.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.85% White, 4.81% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races
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, and 1.76% from two or more races.
Encyclopedia
As of the census
Census
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of 2000, there were 13,089 people, 5,261 households, and 3,424 families residing in the city. The population density
Population density
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 was 3,010.3 people per square mile (1,161.8/km²). There were 5,743 housing units at an average density of 1,320.8 per square mile (509.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.85% White, 4.81% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races
Race (United States Census)
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, and 1.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population.

There were 5,261 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples
Marriage
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 living together, 16.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 20.8% 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 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,138, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $27,346 versus $18,990 for females. The per capita income
Per capita income
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 for the city was $12,656. About 21.5% of families and 25.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.2% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives and residents

  • Dan Adkins
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     - comic book artist for Marvel
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     and other companies grew up in East Liverpool
  • Bernie Allen
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     - professional baseball player: second baseman for the Minnesota Twins
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    , the Washington Senators
    Texas Rangers (baseball)
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    , the New York Yankees
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    , and the Montreal Expos
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  • Charles King Boyd - posthumously decorated with the Dutch Military Order of William (the Dutch equivalent of the Medal of Honor
    Medal of Honor
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    ) for his actions in Operation Market Garden
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  • John Caparulo
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     - stand-up comedian and host of CMT's Mobile Home Disaster
  • Jane Louise Curry
    Jane Louise Curry
    Jane Louise Curry, born September 24, 1932 in East Liverpool, Ohio, is a prolific writer of adventure, fantasy, mystery, time travel, and American Indian tales for older children and teenagers...

     - writer for children
  • Robert Jack Eardley, M.D. - former Chief of Psychiatry for the Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Ben Feldman
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     (1912–1993) - one of the most prolific salespeople in world history
  • Lou Holtz
    Lou Holtz
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     - author, television commentator, motivational speaker, and former NCAA football head coach
  • George P. Ikirt
    George P. Ikirt
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     - physician and U.S. Representative
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     from Ohio
  • Aric Long - decathlete at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona
  • Bob McFadden
    Bob McFadden
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    - American voice actor.
  • O. O. McIntyre
    O. O. McIntyre
    Oscar Odd McIntyre was a famed New York newspaper columnist of the 1920s and 1930s who cleverly combined a small town point of view with urban sophistication...

     - feature writer for East Liverpool Morning Tribune before going on to reach 7,000,000 readers daily with his syndicated column
  • Hy Myers
    Hy Myers
    Henry "Hy" Myers was a professional baseball player. He was an outfielder over all or part of 14 seasons with the Brooklyn Supurbas/Robins, St. Louis Cardinals, and Cincinnati Reds. He led the National League in RBIs in 1919 while playing for Brooklyn. He was born in East Liverpool, Ohio and...

     - major league baseball player, led the National League
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     in RBIs and slugging percentage in 1919 while playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers
  • Ruth Crawford Seeger
    Ruth Crawford Seeger
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     - famous composer and first woman to receive the Guggenheim Fellowship.
  • Will Lamartine Thompson
    Will Lamartine Thompson
    William Lamartine Thompson was a noted American composer, best known for his hymns, born on November 7, 1847 in East Liverpool, Ohio, died New York City on September 20, 1909.-Well-known works:...

     - noted American composer, best known for his hymns
  • Norm Van Lier
    Norm Van Lier
    Norman Allen Van Lier III was an NBA basketball player and television broadcaster who spent the majority of his career with the Chicago Bulls.-Biography:...

     - star basketball point guard, played at Saint Francis University
    Saint Francis University
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     and in the NBA for the Cincinnati Royals, Chicago Bulls
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    , and Milwaukee Bucks
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     in the 1970s
  • Jabez Vodrey
    Jabez Vodrey
    -Early years:Vodrey was born on January 14, 1795 in Tunstall, an area in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is the centuries-old centre of the English pottery industry...

     - prominent early potter

See also

  • List of cities and towns along the Ohio River
  • Jennings Randolph Bridge
    Jennings Randolph Bridge
    The Jennings Randolph Bridge, built in 1977, is the largest Pratt truss bridge in North America, spanning 754 feet over the Ohio River between Chester, West Virginia and East Liverpool, Ohio. The bridge, which is located on U.S. Route 30, is named after West Virginian Democratic Senator Jennings...

  • Ohio River Trail
    Ohio River Trail
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