Steubenville Ohio Overview and Crime Rate Statistics
The city of Steubenville is a part of Jefferson County and serves as the county seat. It is located on the Ohio River, to the northwest of Archer Heights, in the southeastern region of Ohio state, USA. It covers a land area of 10.55 square miles and has a population density of 1,769.5 persons per square mile.
Steubenville was founded by James Ross, and Bezaleel Wells in 1797 after Government lands in the Jefferson County were sold in lots. Earlier in 1786, Fort Steuben was built as a means of protection from Indian attacks. The town derives its name from this fort which was incidentally named after Baron von Steuben, a Prussian Drillmaster who had never set foot on the lands.
The city is also known to be the home of the first woolen mill in the country, which was constructed by Wells in 1815. The first railroad bridge was erected in 1857 which crossed the Ohio River.
Steubenville Illinois Population
According to the United States Census Bureau, there were about 18,659 people living in the city of Steubenville in 2010. The latest estimates state that the population is approximately 18,003, which is a 3.5 percent decrease over the past seven years. There are more women than men in Steubenville with 55.1 percent of the population comprising of females. Children below the age of 18 make up 17.7 percent of the population of Steubenville while about 20.4 percent of the people here are senior citizens above the age of 65.
The racial-ethnic demographic indicates that about 78.1 percent of the population identifies as white alone while 2.6 percent of the people identify as Hispanic or Latino. Meanwhile, an approximate of 14.6 percent of the population in Steubenville identify as African American, 0.1 as American Indian or Alaska Natives, 0.7 percent identify themselves to be Asian and four percent are persons of mixed races. Further, there are about 1,129 veterans in the city of Steubenville, and two percent of the people in Steubenville are foreign-born.
There are a total of 7,268 households in the town as recorded during the period from 2012 to 2016. Each household has an average of 2.22 members. About 4.3 percent of the people of Steubenville speak a language other than English at home.
Among the residents older than 25 years, about 88.3 percent are high school graduates or have pursued further studies. Among them, 20.7 percent have attained bachelors' degrees or have sought higher education.
About 50.2 percent of the overall population above the age of 16 are in the civilian labor force. The median household income in the region is $ 34,769, and the per capita income of Steubenville city is $ 20,628. About 26.5 percent of the population is earning below the levels of poverty.
Steubenville Illinois Crime
According to the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) of the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), the city of Steubenville noted a total of 2,262 criminal incidences in 2016. Among them, there were 60 cases of violent crime, two cases of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, four cases of rape, 22 cases of robbery and 32 cases of aggravated assault. There were also 1,085 cases of property crime in Steubenville along with 132 cases of burglary, 945 cases of larceny-theft, eight cases of motor vehicle theft and two cases of arson.
In 2017, there were a total of 2,368 criminal incidences reported in Steubenville. Among them were 49 cases of violent crime, three case of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, four cases of rape, 11 cases of robbery, 31 cases of aggravated assault, 1,132 cases of property crime, 89 cases of burglary, 1,021 cases of larceny-theft, 22 cases of motor vehicle theft and six cases of arson.
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