Alger, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 849 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 358  (42.3%)
Females: 491  (57.7%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 45812.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,698 (it was $26,447 in 2000)
Alger:

$33,698
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,061 (it was $14,742 in 2000)

Alger village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $55,445 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Alger:

$55,445
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $60,460; Detached houses: $64,503; Mobile homes: $35,187

Median gross rent in 2016: $540.

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  • Races in Alger, OH (2010)

    Alger races chart
    • 82896.3%White alone
    • 161.9%Two or more races
    • 101.2%Hispanic
    • 40.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone

Races in Alger detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alger: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (36.0%), German (15.4%), English (12.2%), Italian (6.4%), Irish (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 978 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 3,000 people per square mile   (average).

Alger,OH real estate house value index trend

Alger, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Alger:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alger village:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.3%
Ohio:

3.0%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Alger, Ohio as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Alger to the number of sex offenders is 158 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $888 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $688 (1.5%)

Alger satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, OH (54.1 miles , pop. 65,358).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (67.0 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (214.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: McGuffey, OH (1.8 miles ), Harrod, OH (2.0 miles ), Ada, OH (2.1 miles ), Lafayette, OH (2.5 miles ), Dola, OH (3.1 miles) , Waynesfield, OH (3.2 miles ), Beaverdam, OH (3.3 miles ), Dunkirk, OH (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.71 N, Longitude: 83.84 W

Area code: 419

Alger household income distribution Alger home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+2.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Transportation occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Alger: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alger, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alger, Ohio average temperatures Alger, Ohio average precipitation Alger, Ohio humidity Alger, Ohio wind speed Alger, Ohio snowfall Alger, Ohio sunshine Alger, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Alger-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Alger village center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alger-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 173.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.1 miles away from Alger center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 187.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 152.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 266.0 miles away from Alger center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 251.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alger topographic map

Birthplace of: Ray Brown (Negro leagues pitcher) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Alger:

  • ADA VISITING NURSES AND HOSPICE - THE CARING WAY (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ADA, OH)
  • LOST CREEK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LIMA, OH)
  • RICHLAND MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BLUFFTON, OH)
  • ALLEN COUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LIMA, OH)
  • LOU IN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KENTON, OH)
  • RAVENWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KENTON, OH)
  • BLUFFTON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BLUFFTON, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alger:

  • Ohio Northern University (about 5 miles; Ada, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,474)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 10 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 17 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • The University of Findlay (about 26 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,649)
  • Edison State Community College (about 43 miles; Piqua, OH; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Tiffin University (about 45 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 48 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)

Library in Alger:

  • ALGER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $67,910; Location: 100 W. WAGNER ST; 8,861 books; 86 audio materials; 1,083 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Alger: Upper Scioto Valley Ambulance District Alger Station (A), Alger Community Fire Association (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 53.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

53.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.07. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.07
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.8%
(26.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 78.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Ohio average:

10.7

Alger travel time to work - commute Alger mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alger village (based on Hardin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,76932
Evangelical Protestant3,89838
Catholic1,8002
Black Protestant611
Other-1
None20,530-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Hardin County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Hardin County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hardin County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

29.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Alger:

29.5
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alger:

26.4%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alger:

15.9%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alger:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alger:

39.1%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Alger:

51.7%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Alger:

77.9%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alger, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,253$15,0360$0
Other Government Administration 10$459$5510$0
Judicial and Legal 2$500$3,0000$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,378$28,5361$744
Sewerage 1$1,143$13,7160$0
Water Supply 1$1,143$13,7160$0
Totals for Government 16$6,876$5,1571$744

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allen County, OH  0.69% ($24,844 average AGI)
from Logan County, OH  0.57% ($36,714)
from Hancock County, OH  0.37% ($36,512)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allen County, OH  0.89% ($29,180 average AGI)
to Hancock County, OH  0.66% ($27,892)
to Logan County, OH  0.61% ($30,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alger:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WIMA (1150 AM; 1 kW; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alger:

  • WONB (94.9 FM; ADA, OH; Owner: OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WBUK (106.3 FM; OTTAWA, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WUZZ-FM (104.9 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZOQ (92.1 FM; WAPAKONETA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WKXA-FM (100.5 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTGN (97.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WLWD (93.9 FM; COLUMBUS GROVE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTN (95.3 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: RADIO GENERAL, LTD.)
  • WFGF (93.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WPKO-FM (98.3 FM; BELLEFONTAINE, OH; Owner: V-TECK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYSM (89.3 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W286AB (105.1 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: THE CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE)

TV broadcast stations around Alger:

  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLQP-LP (Channel 18; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.706194 Lon: -83.843639, Call Sign: WQRU913
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.160 MHz, 155.160 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 159.390 MHz, 159.390 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2013, Expiration Date: 07/31/2023, Certifier: Jeffery WoldRegistrant: Ewa 2013080203, 17750 Creamery Road, Suite B10, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, Phone: (703) 797-5146, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB8DXT, Grant Date: 10/15/1997, Expiration Date: 10/15/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2009, Registrant: William D Crowe Ii, 4254 Twp Rd 92, Alger, OH 45812
  • Call Sign: KB8DXU, Grant Date: 10/15/1997, Expiration Date: 10/15/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2009, Registrant: William T Crowe, 4254 Twp 92, Alger, OH 45812
  • Call Sign: KB8DXV, Grant Date: 10/15/1997, Expiration Date: 10/15/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2009, Registrant: Sharon S Crowe, 4254 Twp Rd 92, Alger, OH 45812

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: OBRIEN PATRICK ZENITH 601 XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2257 , Serial Number: 6-4966, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Brice S Beaman, 8315 State Route 195, Alger, OH 45812

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alger that have no violations reported:

  • ALGER VILLAGE PWS (Population served: 860, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUICKSTEP PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 81, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Alger

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alger, OH

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Wood (3%)

Alger compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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