Bellefontaine, Ohio

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Population in 2012: 13,197 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 6,271  (47.5%)
Females: 6,926  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43311.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,430 (it was $36,029 in 2000)
Bellefontaine:

$38,430
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,231 (it was $17,781 in 2000)

Bellefontaine city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $106,031 (it was $79,800 in 2000)
Bellefontaine:

$106,031
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $121,457; Detached houses: $123,231; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,244; In 2-unit structures: $74,381; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $112,537; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $729,504; Mobile homes: $26,810

Median gross rent in 2012: $697.

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  • White alone - 11,997 (88.9%)
  • Two or more races - 593 (4.4%)
  • Black alone - 457 (3.4%)
  • Asian alone - 223 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 147 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 72 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bellefontaine: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.1%), United States (14.5%), Irish (14.4%), English (7.8%), Italian (2.3%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1251 feet

Land area: 8.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,506 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Bellefontaine,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bellefontaine:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bellefontaine city:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

277 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:  2.1%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Bellefontaine, Ohio as of January 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bellefontaine to the number of sex offenders is 400 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,347 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,272 (1.2%)

Bellefontaine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, OH (30.1 miles , pop. 65,358).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (48.0 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (228.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Zanesfield, OH (2.1 miles ), Valley Hi, OH (2.3 miles ), Huntsville, OH (2.5 miles ), West Liberty, OH (2.7 miles ), Lewistown, OH (2.8 miles ), Rushsylvania, OH (2.9 miles ), De Graff, OH (3.0 miles ), Belle Center, OH (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.36 N, Longitude: 83.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,994 (+14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,527 (46.5%)

Area code: 937

Bellefontaine household income distribution Bellefontaine home values distribution

Crime rates in Bellefontaine by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100120001010
per 100,000 0.07.60.00.07.715.30.00.00.07.90.07.50.0
Rapes 10274185568614612
per 100,000 74.115.353.230.8138.438.338.447.063.047.5109.944.890.1
Robberies 4671031268888136
per 100,000 29.645.853.277.023.192.046.162.663.063.462.897.245.0
Assaults 803151196949203124121815
per 100,000 59.30.022.8115.5915.0529.1376.2156.6244.2190.194.2134.5112.6
Burglaries 1111001261539514694936676100130131
per 100,000 822.5763.8958.41178.2730.41119.6721.7728.2519.8602.1785.2971.6983.4
Thefts 376449475422427496575548622636583653562
per 100,000 2786.23429.63613.03249.73283.13803.74414.64290.64898.85038.84577.94880.44218.9
Auto thefts 232320141620272120819237
per 100,000 170.4175.7152.1107.8123.0153.4207.3164.4157.563.4149.2171.952.5
Arson 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.07.90.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 254.9238.6278.4283.2493.2424.5352.6313.8352.3349.0364.5372.4339.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bellefontaine detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Ohio average:

1.99
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +840 (+6.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Bellefontaine, Ohio

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.6 miles away from the Bellefontaine city center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bellefontaine-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 149.4 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 34.5 miles away from Bellefontaine 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 192.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 160.5 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 257.1 miles away from Bellefontaine 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 244.4 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 Logan County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bellefontaine topographic map

Birthplace of: Sami Callihan - Professional wrestler, Jim Flora - Artist, Julius Chambers - Journalist, Harry Huston - Baseball player, Jeff Rulifson - Computer scientist, Melville J. Herskovits - Anthropologist, Robert P. Kennedy - Union Army officer, Clayton Fritchey - Journalist, Kin Hubbard - Cartoonist, Malcolm Lewis Pratt - Navy officer and Navy Cross recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Bellefontaine: James Pratt.

Hospitals in Bellefontaine:

  • MARY RUTAN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 205 PALMER AVENUE)
  • SANDUSKY STREET HOME (629 WEST SANDUSKY STREET)
  • SPRING STREET HOME (329 EAST SPRING STREET)
  • WILLIAMS STREET HOME (821 WEST WILLIAMS STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Bellefontaine:

  • FMC - MAD RIVER DIALYSIS CTR (130 DOWELL AVENUE)

Home Health Centers in Bellefontaine:

  • ELAN HOME HEALTH AND STAFFING SERVICES LLC (105 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • HIGH POINT HOME HEALTH, LTD (180 REYNOLDS AVENUE)
  • LOGAN COUNTY GENERAL HEALTH DISTRICT (310 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • UNIVERSAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE CARE, INC (701 SOUTH MAIN STREET)

Nursing Homes in Bellefontaine:

  • HEARTLAND OF BELLEFONTAINE (221 NORTH SCHOOL STREET)
  • LOGAN ACRES (2739 COUNTY ROAD 91)

Airports and heliports located in Bellefontaine:

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College/University in Bellefontaine:

  • Ohio Hi Point Joint Vocational School District (Full-time enrollment: 231; Location: 2280 St Rte 540; Public; Website: www.ohiohipoint.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bellefontaine:

  • Edison State Community College (about 28 miles; Piqua, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,049)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 29 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 30 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Clark State Community College (about 33 miles; Springfield, OH; FT enrollment: 3,689)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 35 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • Cedarville University (about 43 miles; Cedarville, OH; FT enrollment: 3,396)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 44 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 14,482)

Public high schools in Bellefontaine:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bellefontaine:

Private elementary/middle school in Bellefontaine:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 1140 RUSH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Bellefontaine:

  • LOGAN COUNTY DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,539,727; Location: 220 N MAIN ST; 170,945 books; 1,789 e-books; 7,425 audio materials; 6,376 video materials; 22 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 295 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bellefontaine: Logan County Fairgrounds (A), Robinaugh Emergency Medical Services (B), Bellefontaine Fire and Emergency Medical Services (C), Bellefontaine City Hall (D), Logan County Courthouse (E), Logan County District Library (F), Logan County Historical Society Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Highpoint Village Shopping Center (1), The Centre City Mall Shopping Center (2), Hyland Hills Plaza Shopping Center (3), Fontaine Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bellefontaine include: Auburn Avenue Baptist Church (A), First Christian Church (B), First Friends Church (C), First Lutheran Church (D), First Regular Baptist Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), First United Presbyterian Church (G), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (H), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Bellefontaine include: McCracken-Myrtle Park (1), Carter Park (2), Blue Jacket Park (3), Blair Casey Park (4), Brown Park (5), Rutan Park (6), Powell Park (7), Lewis Ratcliff Park (8), Jack Martin Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Shawnee & Woodland Native American Museum (Caverns; 7092 State Route 540) (1), Zane Shawnee Caverns & South Wind Park (Recreation Areas; 7092 State Route 540) (2), Bubba's Family Fun Center LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 811 North Main Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Bellefontaine (260 Northview) (1), Comfort Inn (260 Northview Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Logan County Juvenile Court Family Drug (121 South Opera Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bellefontaine and their reported violations in the past:

BELLEFONTAINE CITY PWS (Population served: 13500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2004)
  • 123 regular monitoring violations
MAD RIVER MOUNTAIN (Population served: 2000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
NEW LIFE CHURCH/CHRIST OUR KING PWS (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LIBERTY HILLS GOLF CLUB (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
TREE LINKS GC-CLUBHOUSE PWS (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2004), St Boil Water Order (OCT-29-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2003)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2004), St Boil Water Order (JAN-29-2004), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2004)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2004)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2002)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
YMCA WILLSON CENTER-SHOWER PWS (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2001)
STITES PWS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2004), St Boil Water Order (JUL-14-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2004)
MOUNTAIN TOP CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2002), St Boil Water Order (NOV-08-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2002)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2002), St Boil Water Order (AUG-02-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-26-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-1999)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-26-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-1999)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2002)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-1998)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-1998)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • YMCA WILLSON CENTER-DINING PWS (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YMCA WILLSON CENTER-RANCH PWS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.5%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.3% for Black residents, 58.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.5% for American Indian residents, 91.0% for other race residents, 29.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.5%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Bellefontaine in 2010:

  • 85 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Bellefontaine in 2000:

  • 109 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Bellefontaine, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Bellefontaine compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Banks with branches in Bellefontaine (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bellefontaine Drive Up at 201 South Main Street, branch established on 1977/10/11; Bellefontaine Branch at 145 South Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Citizens Federal Savings and Loan Association: Citizens Federal Savings And Loan As at 110 North Main Street, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $149.9 mil, Deposits: $136.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Fifth Third Bank: Bellefontaine Banking Center at 541 South Main Street, branch established on 1990/11/19. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Woodforest National Bank: Bellefontaine Walmart Branch at 2281 South Main Street, branch established on 2007/09/15. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Liberty National Bank: Bellefontaine Branch at 1120 North Main Street, branch established on 1996/05/20. Info updated 2006/10/31: Bank assets: $203.2 mil, Deposits: $163.7 mil, headquarters in Ada, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Bellefontaine Downtown Branch at 201 East Columbus Avenue, branch established on 1894/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bellefontaine, Ohio:

  • Comfort Inn, 260 Northview Dr, Bellefontaine, OH 43311 , Phone: (937) 599-6666, Fax: (937) 599-2300
  • Best Hotel, 1134 N Main St, Bellefontaine, OH 43311 , Phone: (937) 593-8515
  • Super 8 Bellefontaine, 1117 North Main St, Bellefontaine, OH 43311 , Phone: (937) 599-5300, Fax: (937) 599-4433
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bellefontaine, Ohio

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Bellefontaine city (based on Logan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.60%
Here: 38.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents23.2%14.5%6.0%6.0%5.9%
Congregations25.6%2.4%2.4%4.9%6.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaFriends (Quakers)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents5.4%4.9%4.0%3.8%26.5%
Congregations6.1%4.9%7.3%3.7%36.6%
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: 15
Logan County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Logan County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Logan County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

30.7%
Ohio:

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

13.5%
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 5$15,124$36,2982$4,025
Other Government Administration 3$12,044$48,17610$9,638
Judicial and Legal 12$27,832$27,8326$12,153
Police Protection - Officers 23$100,203$52,2800$0
Police - Other 7$20,798$35,6540$0
Firefighters 20$91,737$55,0420$0
Fire - Other 1$3,252$39,0240$0
Streets and Highways 11$26,986$29,4390$0
Sewerage 3$13,060$52,2400$0
Parks and Recreation 5$15,489$37,1745$3,542
Water Supply 10$46,246$55,4950$0
Other and Unallocable 7$29,904$51,2641$930
Totals for Government 107$402,675$45,16024$30,288

Bellefontaine government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $7,830,000 ($593.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,345,000 ($177.69)
    Water Utilities: $1,698,000 ($128.67)
    Sewerage: $1,698,000 ($128.67)
    Regular Highways: $1,593,000 ($120.71)
    Fire Protection: $1,564,000 ($118.51)
    Central Staff Services: $1,045,000 ($79.18)
    Financial Administration: $702,000 ($53.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $697,000 ($52.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $615,000 ($46.60)
    General - Other: $566,000 ($42.89)
    Health Services - Other: $208,000 ($15.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($6.67)
    Air Transportation: $54,000 ($4.09)
    Parking Facilities: $17,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,284,000 ($97.29)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $10,000 ($0.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,203,000 ($394.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $172,000 ($13.03)

Bellefontaine government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $25,000 ($1.89)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,780,000 ($134.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $595,000 ($45.09)
    All Other: $399,000 ($30.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $160,000 ($12.12)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($0.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $445,000 ($33.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,825,000 ($138.29)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,098,000 ($83.20)
    Rents: $79,000 ($5.99)
    Special Assessments: $32,000 ($2.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,596,000 ($120.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,563,000 ($194.21)
    Highways: $541,000 ($40.99)
    General Support: $493,000 ($37.36)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $5,154,000 ($390.54)
    Property: $551,000 ($41.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $233,000 ($17.66)
    NEC: $91,000 ($6.90)

Bellefontaine government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $13,650,000 ($1034.33)
    Water Utilities: $2,865,000 ($217.09)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,065,000 ($611.12)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,900,000 ($143.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,580,000 ($574.37)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,730,000 ($206.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,979,000 ($756.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,671,000 ($278.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,385,000 ($180.72)
    Water Utilities: $135,000 ($10.23)

Bellefontaine government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,135,000 ($464.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,311,000 ($553.99)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,014,000 ($758.81)

5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200534,942 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Ohio average:

5.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, OH  0.61% ($36,219 average AGI)
from Champaign County, OH  0.58% ($33,841)
from Franklin County, OH  0.52% ($45,773)


6.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200634,496 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Ohio average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Franklin County, OH  0.74% ($28,014 average AGI)
to Champaign County, OH  0.59% ($34,055)
to Hardin County, OH  0.53% ($24,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bellefontaine:

  • WBLL (1390 AM; 1 kW; BELLEFONTAINE, OH)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bellefontaine:

  • WPKO-FM (98.3 FM; BELLEFONTAINE, OH; Owner: V-TECK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKSW (101.7 FM; URBANA, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WJZK (104.3 FM; RICHWOOD, OH; Owner: SCANTLAND BROADCASTING LTD)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDHT (102.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WEEC (100.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: WORLD EVENGELISTIC ENTERPRISE CORP.)
  • WDPT (95.7 FM; PIQUA, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WKTN (95.3 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: RADIO GENERAL, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Bellefontaine:

  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bellefontaine fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 101 meters (331ft)
Total average daily traffic: 145,146
Total average daily truck traffic: 26,985

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 11
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bellefontaine, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bellefontaine)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bellefontaine, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bellefontaine)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bellefontaine)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 91
  • Hazardous Condition: 111
  • Service Call: 31
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Bellefontaine

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bellefontaine, OH
Most common first names in Bellefontaine, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15978.0 years
William12374.1 years
Robert12171.2 years
John11972.1 years
Charles10174.9 years
James9870.6 years
Ruth7179.0 years
Helen6982.2 years
George5975.4 years
Paul5772.7 years
Most common last names in Bellefontaine, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8075.0 years
Miller7178.5 years
Johnson3578.7 years
Davis3274.4 years
Brown3175.0 years
Thompson2875.7 years
Moore2578.6 years
Parker2476.1 years
Taylor2477.4 years
Williams2377.1 years
Businesses in Bellefontaine, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1New Balance1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike3
Arby's1Payless1
Ashley Furniture1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1SAS Shoes1
Cold Stone Creamery1Sprint Nextel1
Comfort Inn1Staples1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1Tim Hortons1
GameStop1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS5
JCPenney1Vans2
KFC1Waffle House1
Kroger1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
Maurices1YMCA2
McDonald's2
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