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Bucyrus, Ohio

  •   State: 
    Crawford County
      County all: 
    Crawford | Wyandot
      County FIPS: 
    39033 | 39175
    40°48′22″N 82°58′23″W
      Area total: 
    7.40 sq mi (19.18 km²)
      Area land: 
    7.39 sq mi (19.14 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.01 sq mi (0.04 km²)
    994 ft (303 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Bucyrus-Galion, OH
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    1,581.06 residents per square mile of area (610.46/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

Bucyrus (bew-SY-rs) is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Crawford County. It is located 28 miles (45 km) west of Mansfield and 66 miles (106 km) southeast of Toledo. The city is the largest in Crawford County, and the center of the Bucyrus Micropolitan Statistical Area (as defined by the United States Census Bureau in 2003) The city was named after Cyrus the Great, founder of the First Persian Empire. The Lincoln Highway, later US Route 30, was routed through the city along Mansfield Street in 1913. In 1971 a modern, limited-access bypass was built to the north, but the associated freeway links to the east and west of Bucyus were not completed until 2005, nearly 35 years after they were first proposed. On March 10, 2007, Bucy Rus was featured as the town of the week on the nationally syndicated Public Radio International program, Whad'Ya Know? The city has a total area of 7.43 square miles (19.24 km²), of which 7.42 sq miles (19.22 km²) is land and 0.01sq miles (0.03 sq km) is water. In 2010, there were 12,362 people, 5,320 households, and 3,219 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White, 1.1% African American, 0.2% Native American,0.7% Asian, and 1.5% from two or more races.


The Lincoln Highway, later US Route 30, was routed through the city along Mansfield Street in 1913. In 1971 a modern, limited-access bypass was built to the north, but the associated freeway links to the east and west of Bucyrus, replacing the old two-lane Lincoln Highway route, were not completed until 2005. The city was featured as the town of the week on the nationally syndicated Public Radio International program, Whad'Ya Know? On March 10, 2007, Bucy Rus was featured on the program, "What Do You Know About The Town Where I Live?" The town was laid out by Col. James Kilbourne, who laid out the town in 1821. The name is derived from "beautiful" and Cyrus the Great, founder of the First Persian Empire. An alternate theory is that the city was named after Busiris, a city of ancient Egypt.Bucyrus was once home to the Dostal Brothers Brewery. Founded in 1902, the brewery was run by John M. and George A.Dostal. The company moved to Wisconsin in 1893. The Bu Cyrus Foundry and Manufacturing Company was founded in 1880. The Ohio Central Traction Company, an interurban line, developed Seccaium Park at the end of the nineteenth century. There was a notable landmark of an Elephant with a B atop the Geiger Clothing store (since demolished) on Washington Square. This was to promote Geiger's motto which was, Buy your clothing here, for it will last like the hide of an elephant.


Bucyrus is located at 40°4822N 82°5823W (40.806014, -82.973169), along the Sandusky River. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.43 square miles (19.24 km²) of which 7.42 square miles is land and 0.03 km² is water. The city is home to the Ohio State University, which was founded in 1858. The university is located in the town of Bucyrus and has an enrollment of 2,000. It is the only state university in the state of Ohio. The University of Ohio has a campus in the city, which opened in 1868. It was the first college in Ohio, and the first in the United States. It has a population of 1,000, and is the state's second-largest city, after Ohio City, which has 1,200,000 people. It also has a university, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, that opened in 1861. The town is the home of the Ohio National Guard, which is based in the nearby town of Miamisburg. The state's population is 1,100, and it is the second-smallest city in Ohio after Middletown, with a total population of 3,816. The county seat is Middletsburg, with an area of 6,715 square miles.


As of the census of 2010, there were 12,362 people, 5,320 households, and 3,219 families residing in the city. There were 5,983 housing units at an average density of 806.3 per square mile (311.3/km²) The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White, 1.1% African American, 0.2% Native American,0.7% Asian, and 0.5% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population. The city's median income was $32,394, and the median income for a family was $40,120. About 8.9% of families and 12.0% of residents were below the poverty line, including 15.6 per cent of those under age 18 and 9.5 per cent for those age 65 or over. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was2.85. The median age in theCity was 41.1 years, with 24.3 percent under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 27.4 per cent from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.1 per cent who were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup ofThe city was 47.8 per cent male and 52.2 per cent female. The population density was 1,666.0 inhabitants per squaremile (643.2/km 2).

Business and industry

Industries located in Bucyrus include tapered roller bearings, highly engineered plow blades, wing shoes, and moldboard shoes. D. Picking and Company, a family operated manufacturer of copper kettles and timpani drums, employs the same techniques since its establishment in 1874 by its founder Daniel Picking. Some of the largest employers include Avita Health System, Hord Family Farms, and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group. The Swan Rubber Company was once the largest industry inBucyrus, employing 1500 men and women, and having the largest payroll of any industry in the town. The company is now part of the Tekni-Plex family of companies, making them the largest manufacturer of garden hose in the world. The Sommer Car Company manufactured automobile engines, and the Fort Wayne Truck Company and the Allen Motorcar Company manufactured their automobiles in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. The largest employer in the city is ESCO BucyRus, and the company is currently headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with an office in Marion, Ohio. The city is home to the Ohio State Museum, which is open to the public and offers a wide range of exhibits and events. The Ohio State University is located on the edge of the town, and offers classes on topics such as agriculture, history, and business. The university also offers an online course on the history of the city and its history, as well as a hands-on course on how to visit the museum.

Parks and recreation

The city of Bucyrus is home to the annual Bratwurst Festival. Aumiller Park is the largest park in the city, with a swimming pool, 18 hole disc golf course, basketball, tennis courts and dozens of picnic shelters. The city's four reservoirs have a combined water capacity of over a billion gallons. The town is also home to several art galleries, including "Liberty Remembers" and "Great American Crossroad" by Eric Grohe. It is the birthplace of the American folk song, "The Little Drummer Boy", which was written in the 1930s and 1940s by the same man who wrote "The Great Migration" The city is also the home of the U.S. Postal Service, which was founded in 1881. It was the first post office in the United States, and the first to be built in the state of Iowa. It has been in the same location for more than 100 years, and was the site of the first US Postal Service post office, which opened in 1883. The U.N. Embassy in Washington, D.C. is based in the town's downtown area, and has been there since 1882. It also has its own airport, which is located in the heart of the city. The airport is one of the few places in the country that offers a direct route to the rest of the country from the Midwest and the South. It's also the only place that has a large number of public parks, including several that are open to the public.


Wynford is a small town in Iowa. It is located in the central part of the state. It has a population of about 2,000. The town is home to a number of schools, including a high school and a middle school. It also has a hospital, which was built in the early 1900s. The hospital was the first of its kind in the world. It was built on the site of a former school. The current school is located on the other side of the town, in the town of Wrenford. The school was founded in 1875. The city's name is a reference to the town's first school, built in 1876. It's located on a river, which runs through the town. The river was once called the "Wrenford River" It was named after the first town in the area, where the first school was built, in 1877. The name "Warnford" means "welcome" or "home" in English. The word "wynford" is used to refer to the city's oldest school, which dates back to 1876, when the town was founded. Wynford has a long history of being a town of about 1,000 people. The first school to be built was in 1872. The second school was constructed in 1883. The third school was in 1896. The fourth school is called "Crawford High School" The fifth school is named after a nearby town, which has a similar name.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio = 86. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 25. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 100. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Bucyrus = 5.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 11,684 individuals with a median age of 46.5 age the population dropped by -2.54% in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,581.06 residents per square mile of area (610.46/km²). There are average 2.53 people per household in the 319 households with an average household income of $47,863 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 13.40% of the available work force and has dropped -3.10% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.40%. The number of physicians in Bucyrus per 100,000 population = 81.4.


The annual rainfall in Bucyrus = 37 inches and the annual snowfall = 27.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 126. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 174. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 17.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 48, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio which are owned by the occupant = 80.99%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 44 years with median home cost = $132,160 and home appreciation of -3.21%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $9.67 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,745 per student. There are 16.2 students for each teacher in the school, 283 students for each Librarian and 558 students for each Counselor. 5.86% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 10.22% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 4.02% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Bucyrus's population in Crawford County, Ohio of 6,569 residents in 1900 has increased 1,78-fold to 11,684 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.81% female residents and 49.19% male residents live in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio.

    As of 2020 in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio are married and the remaining 27.98% are single population.

  • 24.9 minutes is the average time that residents in Bucyrus require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    83.75% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.90% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 2.75% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio, 80.99% are owner-occupied homes, another 12.28% are rented apartments, and the remaining 6.73% are vacant.

  • The 51.60% of the population in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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