is a village
in Licking County
, United States
, founded by settlers from Granville, Massachusetts
, a town of which it now has three times the population. The population was 3,167 at the 2000 census
. Granville is home to Denison University
Granville is located at (40.067520, -82.512316).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10.4 km²), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 3,167 people, 1,309 households, and 888 families residing in the village. The population density
was 790.4 people per square mile (304.9/km²). There were 1,384 housing units at an average density of 345.4/sq mi (133.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.75% White
, 0.69% African American
, 0.28% Native American
, 1.01% Asian
, 0.16% from other races
, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 1.14% of the population.
There were 1,309 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the village the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $67,689, and the median income for a family was $89,210. Males had a median income of $72,250 versus $46,484 for females. The per capita income for the village was $39,221. About 3.9% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.
Notable natives and residents
- Hubert Howe Bancroft, an American historian and ethnologist.
- Ernest DeWitt Burton, an American biblical scholar.
- Paul Carpenter, a minor league baseball player.
- Charles Griffin, a Union general in the American Civil War.
- Jennifer Garner, an actress, attended and graduated from Denison University
- Woody Hayes, a football coach and graduate of Denison University, before leaving to coach at Ohio State University.
- Ralph Hicks, former Astros MLB player
- Lea Ann Parsley, Olympic silver medalist in the women's skeleton (sport).
- Brian Unger, named one of Entertainment Weekly's "100 Most Creative People in Entertainment" in 1998.
- Willard Warner, a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
- Lee Wells, contemporary fine artist and curator
- Scott Wiper, Writer and Director
See also Denison University alumni