Belle Valley, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 215 (78% urban, 22% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.3%
 
Males: 110  (51.5%)
Females: 105  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

58.0 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 43717, 43724.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,277 (it was $30,536 in 2000)
Belle Valley:

$40,277
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,535 (it was $13,659 in 2000)

Belle Valley village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $59,258 (it was $41,300 in 2000)
Belle Valley:

$59,258
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $87,091; detached houses: $88,388; mobile homes: $51,613

Median gross rent in 2017: $571.

March 2019 cost of living index in Belle Valley: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.5%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 72.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Belle Valley, OH (2010)
    • 21797.3%White alone
    • 31.3%Two or more races
    • 20.9%Other race alone
    • 10.4%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Belle Valley, Ohio as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belle Valley is 267 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (31.2%), American (16.7%), English (8.3%), Polish (8.3%), Slavic (6.2%), Slovak (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 517 people per square mile   (low).

Belle Valley, Ohio map

1 resident is foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Ohio:

3.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $567 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $601 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (70.9 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (77.5 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (340.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Caldwell, OH (1.9 miles ),
Sarahsville, OH (2.2 miles),
Cumberland, OH (2.7 miles ),
Pleasant City, OH (2.8 miles ),
Buffalo, OH (3.0 miles ),
Dexter City, OH (3.2 miles),
Senecaville, OH (3.4 miles ),
Summerfield, OH (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.79 N, Longitude: 81.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

Distribution of median household income in Belle Valley, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Belle Valley, OH in 2017
Belle Valley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Ohio:

4.1%
Most common industries in Belle Valley, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Truck transportation (12.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.6%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (23.0%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.6%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.5%)
  • Paper (9.1%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.1%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (5.5%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Belle Valley, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (20.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14.5%)
  • Cashiers (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.3%)
  • Top executives (5.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.5%)

Average climate in Belle Valley, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Belle Valley, Ohio average temperatures Belle Valley, Ohio average precipitation Belle Valley, Ohio humidity Belle Valley, Ohio wind speed Belle Valley, Ohio snowfall Belle Valley, Ohio sunshine Belle Valley, Ohio clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 4.30. This is significantly better than average.

City:

4.30
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.435. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.435
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Belle Valley-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Belle Valley village center killed one person and injured one person and caused $70,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.0 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belle Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 132.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 127.1 miles away from Belle Valley center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 168.8 miles away from Belle Valley 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 169.0 miles away from Belle Valley center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from Belle Valley center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.0 miles away from Belle Valley 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 Noble County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belle Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Belle Valley:

  • SUMMIT ACRES HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CALDWELL, OH)
  • NOBLE COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CALDWELL, OH)
  • SUMMIT ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CALDWELL, OH)
  • TLC COMPLETE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CALDWELL, OH)
  • RED CARPET HEALTH CARE CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF CAMBRIDGE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belle Valley:

  • Muskingum University (about 18 miles; New Concord, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 28 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 40 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Hocking College (about 43 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 44 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 52 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,995)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 52 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Belle Valley Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Noble County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Belle Valley:

Marital status in Belle Valley, OH
  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 40.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Belle Valley:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Belle Valley, OH (based on Noble County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,5425
Evangelical Protestant1,44213
Mainline Protestant1,02714
Other11
None10,633-
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: 5
This county:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

9.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.5%
Ohio:

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

11.8%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.8%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Belle Valley:

44.3%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Belle Valley:

13.9%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.9%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.1%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.0%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belle Valley, 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 0$0 1$300
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$640
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$270
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,210

Belle Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,000 ($60.47)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($27.91)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($27.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000 ($13.95)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($27.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,000 ($69.77)

Belle Valley government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $24,000 ($111.63)
    Highways: $8,000 ($37.21)
    Other: $2,000 ($9.30)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($4.65)

Belle Valley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,000 ($79.07)

4.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Guernsey County, OH  1.78% ($39,210 average AGI)
from Washington County, OH  0.61% ($34,857)
from Belmont County, OH  0.44% ($38,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belle Valley:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WILE (1270 AM; 1 kW; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belle Valley:

  • WWKC (104.9 FM; CALDWELL, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • W201BD (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WILE-FM (97.7 FM; BYESVILLE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMJ (96.7 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WHIZ-FM (102.5 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBIK (92.1 FM; PLEASANT CITY, OH; Owner: DAVID L. WILSON)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WWJM (106.3 FM; NEW LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: PERRY COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WCVZ (92.7 FM; SOUTH ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN VOICE OF CENTRAL OHIO, INC)
  • WOUZ-FM (90.1 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Belle Valley:

  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WHIZ-TV (Channel 18; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO TELEVISION SYSTEM)

Belle Valley fatal accident list:

Sep 14, 2014 01:54 PM, Sr-821, Lat: 39.789108, Lon: -81.553436, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 13, 1980 01:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 223ft / 68.1mTotal length
  • $15,000Total costs
  • 97,174Total average daily traffic
  • 19,837Total average daily truck traffic
  • 123,742Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Belle Valley, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 51930-1939
  • 101960-1969
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Belle Valley, OH

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA8JRV, Licensee ID: L00658043, Grant Date: 06/07/2013, Expiration Date: 06/15/2023, Registrant: Wayne A Oakes, Box 233, Belle Valley, OH 43717
  • Call Sign: KB8RMI, Grant Date: 02/01/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2006, Registrant: Bernard L Hannum Sr, 307 West St, Belle Valley, OH 43717
  • Call Sign: KD8ARH, Licensee ID: L00946302, Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 11/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2016, Certifier: Kenneth D Hyland, Registrant: Kenneth D Hyland, 309 West St, Belle Valley, OH 43717
  • Call Sign: KD8ZMG, Licensee ID: L01893385, Grant Date: 09/19/2014, Expiration Date: 09/19/2024, Certifier: Marilyn J Phalin, Registrant: Marilyn J Phalin, Belle Valley, OH 43717
  • Call Sign: KE8CEZ, Licensee ID: L01974785, Grant Date: 10/06/2015, Expiration Date: 10/06/2025, Cancellation Date: 11/06/2015, Certifier: James L Shaw, Registrant: Amateur Radio Club Of American Legion Post 641, Belle Valley, OH 43717
  • Call Sign: AA8AL, Previous Call Sign: KE8CEZ, Licensee ID: L01974785, Grant Date: 11/06/2015, Expiration Date: 11/06/2025, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2017, Certifier: Gary J Oliver, Registrant: Amateur Radio Club Of American Legion Post 641, Belle Valley, OH 43717
  • Call Sign: W8BVL, Previous Call Sign: AA8AL, Licensee ID: L01974785, Grant Date: 05/09/2017, Expiration Date: 05/09/2027, Certifier: Gary J Oliver, Registrant: Amateur Radio Club Of American Legion Post 641, Belle Valley, OH 43717

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CULVER LFA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC176C-D-F (80 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34882 , Serial Number: 292, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 12/16/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Scott A Harbaugh, Po Box 123, Belle Valley, OH 43717
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9726H , Serial Number: G-82, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 09/11/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Scott A Harbaugh, Po Box 123, Belle Valley, OH 43717

Most common first names in Belle Valley, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John877.4 years
Charles664.9 years
Robert561.4 years
Mary477.2 years
James368.0 years
Loren363.7 years
Earl277.9 years
Elizabeth270.5 years
Ellen278.0 years
Floyd275.0 years
Most common last names in Belle Valley, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bond673.0 years
Varhola466.5 years
Sklenar477.2 years
Carnes382.0 years
Velosky379.4 years
Baker376.3 years
Delancey358.3 years
Steed376.3 years
Lori358.7 years
Hannum366.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Belle Valley, OH
  • 93.9%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belle Valley, OH
  • 76.2%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 4.8%No fuel used


Belle Valley compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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