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Population of Ohio by Counties, Etc.
The population of the state in 1900 is 4,157,545 as compared with the population in 1890 of 3,672,316, representing an increase during the last ten years of 485,229, or 13.2 per cent. This rate of increase is slightly less than that for the decade immediately preceding, when it was 14.8 per cent, although the numerical increase is somewhat greater. During the earlier decades of the century the state increased in population rapidly, but the greatest numerical increase (581,564) occurred in the decade from 1830 to 1840. Since 1850 the development of the state in population has been comparatively steady.
The population of Ohio in 1900 is more than ninety-one times as large as that given for 1800, the census taken two years before it became a state.
The total land surface of Ohio is, approximately, 40,760 square miles, the average number of persons to the square mile at the censuses of 1890 and 1900 being as follows: 1890, 90.1; 1900, 102.0.
POPULATION OF THE INCORPORATED CITIES, TOWNS, VILLAGES, AND HAMLETS OF OHIO,
Arlington Heights hamlet