As of the census of 2000, there are 3,935 people, 1,684 households, and 988 families residing in the village. The population density is 853.5/km² (2,212.7/mi²). There are 1,839 housing units at an average density of 398.9/km² (1,034.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 97.89% White, 0.76% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 0.51% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,684 households out of which 31.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.1% are married couples living together, 13.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.3% are non-families. 34.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.31 and the average family size is 2.97.
In the village the population is spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.1 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $31,654, and the median income for a family is $40,152. Males have a median income of $30,169 versus $24,273 for females. The per capita income for the village is $15,567. 11.7% of the population and 7.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.0% are under the age of 18 and 12.7% are 65 or older.