Amesville, Ohio

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Population in 2012: 153 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.8%
 
Males: 71  (46.8%)
Females: 82  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip code: 45711

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,318 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Amesville:

$47,318
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,394 (it was $16,554 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,699 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Amesville:

$83,699
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $66,866; Detached houses: $70,355; Mobile homes: $24,995

Median gross rent in 2012: $936.

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Amesville races chart
  • White alone - 132 (85.7%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (4.5%)
  • Black alone - 5 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (3.2%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Amesville: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.7%), United States (19.5%), Polish (13.4%), English (9.1%), Hungarian (4.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 690 people per square mile   (low).

Amesville, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Amesville:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amesville village:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 1.1%

7 residents are foreign born

This village:  5.0%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Amesville, Ohio as of January 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Amesville to the number of sex offenders is 38 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,304 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $800 (0.9%)

Amesville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (68.5 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (344.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stewart, OH (2.7 miles ), Chesterhill, OH (2.8 miles ), Millfield, OH (2.8 miles ), Jacksonville, OH (2.9 miles ), Trimble, OH (3.0 miles ), Athens, OH (3.0 miles ), Chauncey, OH (3.0 miles ), The Plains, OH (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.40 N, Longitude: 81.96 W

Area code: 740

Amesville household income distribution Amesville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-25.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (65%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Accountants and auditors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Art and design workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Average climate in Amesville, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Amesville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.3 miles away from the Amesville village center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.0 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amesville-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 81% 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 135.4 miles away from the city 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 166.2 miles away from Amesville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 157.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from Amesville 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 325.8 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 Athens County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amesville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amesville:

  • FMC - EAST STATE STREET (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; ATHENS, OH)
  • RIVERS EDGE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; ATHENS, OH)
  • HICKORY CREEK OF ATHENS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; THE PLAINS, OH)
  • O'BLENESS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; ATHENS, OH)
  • ATHENS CAMPUS (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ATHENS, OH)
  • BCS/HARTMAN ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; THE PLAINS, OH)
  • ECHOING MEADOWS RESIDENTIAL CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ATHENS, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amesville:

  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 10 miles; Athens, OH; Full-time enrollment: 26,181)
  • Hocking College (about 15 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 28 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Zane State College (about 39 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Muskingum University (about 43 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Ohio Christian University (about 53 miles; Circleville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 54 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)

Public elementary/middle school in Amesville:

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Notable location: Ames - Bern Township Volunteer Fire Department Amesville (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Henrys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Athens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.41
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.57. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.57
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

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

  • AMESVILLE PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 255, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.0%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  60.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Amesville compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Amesville (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Savings Bank: Amesville Branch at State Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/30: Bank assets: $414.5 mil, Deposits: $330.2 mil, headquarters in Martins Ferry, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Amesville village (based on Athens County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.38%
Here: 22.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents19.9%14.0%13.8%11.4%5.4%
Congregations28.9%4.4%10.0%10.0%5.6%
NameGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents5.1%4.5%4.0%3.8%18.1%
Congregations3.3%7.8%1.1%2.2%26.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Athens County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Athens County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Athens County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Athens County:

29.4%
Ohio:

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

13.9%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$578
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$46
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$102
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$398
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$120
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,004
Totals for Government 0$0 14$2,248

8.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.31%
Ohio average:

5.31%

0.85% of residents moved from foreign countries ($537 average AGI)
Athens County:

0.85%
Ohio average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Franklin County, OH  0.62% ($25,643 average AGI)
from Meigs County, OH  0.39% ($19,889)
from Washington County, OH  0.38% ($27,943)


8.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
Ohio average:

5.79%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($438 average AGI)
Athens County:

0.15%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Franklin County, OH  0.94% ($24,594 average AGI)
to Meigs County, OH  0.46% ($26,070)
to Hocking County, OH  0.44% ($29,122)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amesville:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WATH (970 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, OH)
  • WOUB (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAIS (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUCHTEL, OH; Owner: NELSONVILLE TV CABLE, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amesville:

  • W211BT (90.1 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WXTQ (105.5 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: WATH, INC.)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WSEO (107.7 FM; NELSONVILLE, OH; Owner: NELSONVILLE TV CABLE, INC.)
  • WCVV (89.5 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: BELPRE EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WWJM (106.3 FM; NEW LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: PERRY COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVZ (92.7 FM; SOUTH ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN VOICE OF CENTRAL OHIO, INC)
  • WNUS (107.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)

TV broadcast stations around Amesville:

  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W45BW (Channel 45; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAP-TV (Channel 15; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,570
Total average daily truck traffic: 78
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,179

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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