Blakeslee, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 96 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.2%
Males: 52  (54.5%)
Females: 44  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 43505, 43518.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,204 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Blakeslee:

$40,204
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,467 (it was $16,738 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $84,336 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Blakeslee:

$84,336
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $94,940; Detached houses: $95,090

Median gross rent in 2016: $720.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blakeslee: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.5%), American (19.2%), English (15.4%), Syrian (3.8%), Luxemburger (3.8%), African (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 906 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Blakeslee:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blakeslee village:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 10.0%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Blakeslee, Ohio as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Blakeslee to the number of sex offenders is 66 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $801 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $943 (0.8%)

Blakeslee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (37.1 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (153.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Edon, OH (1.7 miles ), Edgerton, OH (2.3 miles ), Montpelier, OH (2.8 miles ), Hamilton, IN (3.1 miles ), Butler, IN (3.1 miles ), Bryan, OH (3.1 miles ), Lake Seneca, OH (3.3 miles ), Holiday City, OH (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 41.52 N, Longitude: 84.73 W

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

4.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (55%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (57%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (45%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (23%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (29%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Blakeslee, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blakeslee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Blakeslee village center killed 21 people and injured 293 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 26.9 miles away from the village center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blakeslee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.8 miles away from Blakeslee 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 224.5 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 270.3 miles away from the city 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 233.3 miles away from Blakeslee 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 250.5 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 Williams County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blakeslee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blakeslee:

  • PARK VIEW NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EDGERTON, OH)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITALS OF WILLIAM (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MONTPELIER, OH)
  • CARDINAL DRIVE HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BRYAN, OH)
  • BRYAN CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BRYAN, OH)
  • FMC - REGIONAL DIALYSIS CTR OF WILLIAMS COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BRYAN, OH)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITALS AND WELLNESS CENTERS Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BRYAN, OH)
  • AMERICARE HOME HEALTH OF BRYAN (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BRYAN, OH)

airports located in Blakeslee:

Amtrak stations near Blakeslee:

  • 10 miles: BRYAN (PAIGE & LYNN STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: WATERLOO (LINCOLN & CENTER STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blakeslee:

  • Northwest State Community College (about 23 miles; Archbold, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 35 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 37 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 38 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Siena Heights University (about 46 miles; Adrian, MI; FT enrollment: 2,009)
  • Jackson College (about 48 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 49 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)

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Church in Blakeslee: Saint Joseph Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Williams 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 2001 was 27.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.5%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Blakeslee (2011 data):

  • The Edon State Bank Company of Edon, Ohio: Blakeslee Banking Center Branch at Washington And Jackson Streets, branch established on 1981/05/18. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $63.2 mil, Deposits: $52.3 mil, headquarters in Edon, OH, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
Ohio average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blakeslee village (based on Williams County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,77846
Mainline Protestant5,54324
Catholic3,8814
Other2562
None22,184-
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
Williams County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Williams County:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Williams County:

29.3%
Ohio:

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

12.6%
State:

11.9%
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$204
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$135
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$9,500
Totals for Government 0$0 9$9,839

4.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,614 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
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 Defiance County, OH  0.75% ($26,200 average AGI)
from Fulton County, OH  0.49% ($29,547)
from Lucas County, OH  0.23% ($32,086)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
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 Defiance County, OH  0.73% ($25,446 average AGI)
to Fulton County, OH  0.37% ($25,404)
to Lucas County, OH  0.29% ($33,578)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blakeslee:

  • 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.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCT (1520 AM; 1 kW; BRYAN, OH; Owner: IMPACT RADIO, LLC)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5 kW; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blakeslee:

  • WLZZ (104.5 FM; MONTPELIER, OH; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGBE (90.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/G FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WBNO-FM (100.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: IMPACT RADIO, LLC)
  • WFJZ (106.7 FM; HICKSVILLE, OH; Owner: FALLEN TIMBER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDFM (98.1 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLKI (100.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WXTW (102.3 FM; AUBURN, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBCY (89.5 FM; ARCHBOLD, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEAX (88.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMTR-FM (96.1 FM; ARCHBOLD, OH; Owner: NOBCO, INC.)
  • WGDE (91.9 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: PUB. BR/CAST. FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WBOI (91.3 FM; ORLAND, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Blakeslee:

  • WINM (Channel 63; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W07CL (Channel 7; AUBURN, IN; Owner: THE RAYMOND S. AND DOROTHY N. MOORE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,014Total average daily traffic
  • 81Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Town Hall (Lat: 41.522000 Lon: -84.679111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: KLL525
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2012, Expiration Date: 08/19/2022Registrant: Ewa 21029505, 122 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • CR-2, Cr-2 Rr Crossing @ M.P. D108.26 (Lat: 41.487556 Lon: -84.787722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WPYQ453, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.380 MHz, 160.440 MHzGrant Date: 07/09/2013, Expiration Date: 09/29/2023, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlatna, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • CR-1, Cr-1 Rr Crossing @ Mp D109.10 (Lat: 41.478667 Lon: -84.804111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQAH772, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.440 MHz, 160.380 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2014, Expiration Date: 06/02/2024, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Nw, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • State Line SAD, Sad At Mp D108.2 (Lat: 41.487778 Lon: -84.787083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 2.9 m, Call Sign: WQLZ813, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.380 MHzGrant Date: 06/08/2010, Expiration Date: 06/08/2020, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St, Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 08475 County Road G (Lat: 41.515028 Lon: -84.660222), Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: KNKO716
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 11/08/2019, Certifier: J. Roy PottleRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA8OFE, Licensee ID: L00072055, Grant Date: 01/13/2007, Expiration Date: 04/07/2017, Registrant: David C Mohre, Box 234, Blakeslee, OH 43505

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

SAMS PLACE TAVERN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Other fuel (8%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Blakeslee 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.
  • 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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