Blue Ash, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 12,199 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 6,071  (49.8%)
Females: 6,128  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45241, 45242, 45249.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $82,767 (it was $61,591 in 2000)
Blue Ash:

$82,767
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,639 (it was $33,801 in 2000)

Blue Ash city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $207,233 (it was $149,000 in 2000)
Blue Ash:

$207,233
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $273,684; detached houses: $287,609; townhouses or other attached units: $153,277; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,875

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,126.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blue Ash: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.6%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.8% for Black residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Blue Ash, OH (2017)
    • 9,13274.4%White alone
    • 1,54812.6%Asian alone
    • 8376.8%Black alone
    • 4864.0%Hispanic
    • 3332.7%Two or more races
    • 580.5%Other race alone
    • 10.01%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Blue Ash, Ohio as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blue Ash is 2,034 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Blue Ash by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.3)
1
(8.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(8.4)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(31.2)
3
(23.5)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
3
(24.7)
8
(65.8)
4
(32.9)
2
(16.3)
9
(73.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(58.7)
6
(51.0)
3
(26.3)
3
(23.4)
8
(62.4)
4
(31.3)
5
(41.2)
3
(24.8)
2
(16.5)
4
(32.9)
12
(98.7)
4
(32.9)
4
(32.7)
2
(16.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(83.9)
1
(8.5)
5
(43.8)
2
(15.6)
1
(7.8)
4
(31.3)
3
(24.7)
4
(33.1)
4
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.7)
3
(24.7)
8
(65.3)
2
(16.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
48
(402.6)
41
(348.6)
39
(341.8)
35
(273.5)
37
(288.8)
42
(329.1)
51
(420.7)
47
(389.0)
46
(380.0)
53
(436.4)
57
(468.8)
41
(336.9)
42
(342.9)
20
(163.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
255
(2,139)
280
(2,381)
208
(1,823)
266
(2,078)
279
(2,178)
291
(2,280)
298
(2,458)
310
(2,566)
334
(2,759)
271
(2,231)
254
(2,089)
273
(2,243)
229
(1,870)
217
(1,775)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(58.7)
17
(144.5)
4
(35.1)
11
(86.0)
6
(46.8)
6
(47.0)
10
(82.5)
8
(66.2)
9
(74.3)
13
(107.0)
2
(16.4)
6
(49.3)
7
(57.2)
10
(81.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
3
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)176.3155.0116.3119.3156.3152.5158.3149.2161.1158.0204.9158.4171.9172.4

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City-data.com crime index in Blue Ash, OH

Crime rate in Blue Ash detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: German (23.0%), American (8.7%), Irish (6.5%), English (5.8%), European (4.0%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1961

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 7.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,594 people per square mile   (low).

Blue Ash, Ohio map

1,869 residents are foreign born (6.1% Asia, 1.7% Latin America).

This city:

15.2%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,749 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,118 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (10.3 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (249.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Montgomery, OH (1.2 miles ),
Rossmoyne, OH (1.5 miles ),
Brecon, OH (1.6 miles ),
Dillonvale, OH (1.6 miles ),
Sharonville, OH (1.6 miles ),
Concorde Hills, OH (1.6 miles ),
Kenwood, OH (1.7 miles ),
Evendale, OH (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.25 N, Longitude: 84.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +24,345 (+198.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,029 (16.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Blue Ash, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Blue Ash, OH in 2017

Property values in Blue Ash, OH

Blue Ash satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $249,800
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $264,400
  • 2006: 42 buildings, average cost: $308,900
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $562,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $266,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $282,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $261,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $432,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $294,300
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $257,300
  • 2016: 31 buildings, average cost: $260,900
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $260,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Blue Ash, OH residents
Average permit cost in Blue Ash, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Blue Ash, OH
Historical housing units in Blue Ash, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +698 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in Blue Ash, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Chemicals (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.7%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Chemicals (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Blue Ash, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Engineers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Engineers (6.8%)
  • Computer specialists (6.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Top executives (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Blue Ash, Ohio

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Blue Ash, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.5. This is about average.

City:

86.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.72. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.72
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.542. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.542
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.39
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Blue Ash-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Blue Ash city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/9/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 65 people and caused $85 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blue Ash-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 79% 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 75.8 miles away from Blue Ash 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 196.9 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 81.0 miles away from the city 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 190.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 203.5 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 Hamilton County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blue Ash topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Blue Ash:

  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF CINCINNATI (4350 GLENDALE-MILFORD ROAD, SUITE 110)
  • ALTERNATE SOLUTIONS HOME CARE OF CINCINNATI (4340 GLENDALE-MILFORD ROAD, SUITE 100)
  • HEARTSPRING HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC (4340 GLENDALE MILFORD RD, SUITE 100)

Heliports located in Blue Ash:

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Amtrak stations near Blue Ash:

  • 14 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 15 miles: HAMILTON (M. L. KING BLVD AT HENRY ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Blue Ash:

  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (Full-time enrollment: 3,711; Location: 9555 Plainfield Rd; Public; Website: www.ucblueash.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Blue Ash:

  • Xavier University (about 9 miles; Cincinnati, OH; Full-time enrollment: 6,143)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 11 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 11 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 14 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,906)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 16 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 16 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 18 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)

Private schools in Blue Ash:

  • BLUE ASH EDUCATIONAL BLDG ELEM (Students: 261, Location: 10149 KENWOOD RD, Grades: PK-KG)
  • KINDER GARDEN SCHOOL (Students: 98, Location: 10969 REED HARTMAN HWY, Grades: UG-KG)
  • GINGERBREAD ACADEMY (Students: 33, Location: 4215 MALSBARY RD, Grades: PK-TK)
See full list of schools located in Blue Ash

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Blue Ash: Blue Ash Golf Course (A), The Orchard Office Park (B), Lyons Corporate Center (C), Prudential Business Park (D), Blue Ash Industrial Park (E), Deerfield Industrial Park (F), Sycamore Branch Public Library (G), Blue Ash Fire Department South Station (H), Blue Ash Municipal Building (I), Blue Ash Fire Department North Station (J), Hazelwood Civic Center (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Crossings of Blue Ash Shopping Center (1), Blue Ash Commons Shopping Center (2), Blue Ash Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blue Ash include: Blue Ash Church of Christ (A), Bible Believers Baptist Church (B), Zion Hill Baptist Church (C), Blue Ash Baptist Church (D), Blue Ash Presbyterian Church (E), Blue Ash Church of the Nazarene (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Plainfield Cemetery (1), Saint Anthony Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Carter Lake (A), Kenridge Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Blue Ash include: Blue Ash Recreation Center (1), Blue Ash Sports Center (2), Oakwood Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (4660 Creek Road).

Birthplace of: Amy Yasbeck - Actor.

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.2%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Blue Ash in 2010:

  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Blue Ash in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 18 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Blue Ash (2011 data):

  • Republic Bank: Blue Ash Branch at 9683 Kenwood Dr., branch established on 2008/08/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $112.9 mil, Deposits: $86.3 mil, headquarters in Port Richey, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Downtown Blue Ash Branch at 9477 Kenwood Road, branch established on 1882/01/01. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Reed Hartman Branch at 11220 Reed Hartman Highway, branch established on 1977/12/23. 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

For population 15 years and over in Blue Ash:

Marital status in Blue Ash, OH
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Blue Ash:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Blue Ash
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blue Ash, OH (based on Hamilton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic205,09483
Evangelical Protestant93,166269
Mainline Protestant76,354188
Other21,69964
Black Protestant20,81455
Orthodox3,8797
None381,368-
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: 155
Hamilton County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Hamilton County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 127
Hamilton County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 227
Hamilton County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 639
This county:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hamilton County:

9.8%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

26.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

11.7%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

58.7%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blue Ash:

59.4%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Blue Ash:

27.5
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blue Ash:

16.9%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blue Ash:

7.0
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blue Ash:

32.9%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Blue Ash:

64.2%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.7%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blue Ash, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 34$298,048$105,1931$4,256
Firefighters 27$203,516$90,45217$27,005
Other Government Administration 21$111,523$63,7275$11,872
Streets and Highways 16$93,265$69,9493$6,452
Parks and Recreation 16$96,927$72,695113$105,889
Other and Unallocable 6$34,919$69,83823$103,961
Police - Other 5$32,572$78,1734$15,065
Financial Administration 5$25,477$61,1450$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$29,077$87,2311$446
Judicial and Legal 1$5,063$60,7561$1,617
Fire - Other 1$5,192$62,3040$0
Totals for Government 136$935,579$82,551168$276,563

Blue Ash government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,174,000 ($178.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $228,000 ($18.69)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,911,000 ($566.52)
    General - Other: $6,459,000 ($529.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,960,000 ($488.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,448,000 ($364.62)
    Regular Highways: $2,639,000 ($216.33)
    Financial Administration: $2,173,000 ($178.13)
    Central Staff Services: $673,000 ($55.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $116,000 ($9.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,252,000 ($102.63)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $253,000 ($20.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $12,650,000 ($1036.97)
    General - Other: $4,221,000 ($346.01)
    Regular Highways: $814,000 ($66.73)
    Police Protection: $289,000 ($23.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $196,000 ($16.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,045,000 ($1479.22)

Blue Ash government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $4,373,000 ($358.47)
    Other: $981,000 ($80.42)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($3.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $698,000 ($57.22)
    General Revenue - Other: $445,000 ($36.48)
    Special Assessments: $197,000 ($16.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $193,000 ($15.82)
    Sale of Property: $79,000 ($6.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,791,000 ($146.82)
    General Local Government Support: $1,491,000 ($122.22)
    Highways: $1,049,000 ($85.99)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $35,628,000 ($2920.57)
    Property: $3,828,000 ($313.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,145,000 ($93.86)
    Other License: $536,000 ($43.94)

Blue Ash government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,936,000 ($4093.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,613,000 ($3821.05)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,226,000 ($1002.21)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,143,000 ($913.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,323,000 ($272.40)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,083,000 ($88.78)

Blue Ash government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $172,000 ($14.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,291,000 ($3876.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,474,000 ($1186.49)

5.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,998 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,452 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Butler County, OH  0.89% ($51,467 average AGI)
from Clermont County, OH  0.53% ($47,520)
from Warren County, OH  0.35% ($69,365)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,359 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($588 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Butler County, OH  1.01% ($46,362 average AGI)
to Clermont County, OH  0.65% ($53,395)
to Warren County, OH  0.45% ($81,892)
Businesses in Blue Ash, OH
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Jones New York1
Blockbuster1Kroger1
DHL1Marriott2
Dairy Queen1Office Depot1
Extended Stay America2Panera Bread1
H&R Block1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Hilton3Starbucks2
Holiday Inn3Subway2
Homestead Studio Suites1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Blue Ash:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blue Ash:

  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WMKV (89.3 FM; READING, OH; Owner: LIFESPHERE)
  • WLHS (89.9 FM; WEST CHESTER, OH; Owner: LAKOTA LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WAQZ (97.3 FM; FORT THOMAS, KY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJVS (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: GREAT OAKS JOINT VOC. SCH. DIST.)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WPFB-FM (105.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blue Ash:

  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W61DE (Channel 61; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WWRD-LP (Channel 55; CENTERVILLE, OH; Owner: LIFE BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Blue Ash fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 55.7mTotal length
  • $584,468,000Total costs
  • 759,373Total average daily traffic
  • 59,217Total average daily truck traffic
  • 950,653Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blue Ash, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 151960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blue Ash, OH
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blue Ash)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blue Ash, OH)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blue Ash)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blue Ash)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$149,52082$222,613496$200,76312$13,9191$1,571,58012$157,703
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$138,0006$168,30322$187,2673$52,7330$01$53,260
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$153,6496$344,32298$185,3307$81,0870$05$138,648
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$135,5863$242,92346$195,3532$88,9350$02$110,550
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$212,1602$184,22511$177,5141$11,3500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0235.01 , 0235.21, 0235.22

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$184,1876$134,095
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$148,0550$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$163,4001$136,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$232,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0235.01 , 0235.21, 0235.22

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Blue Ash, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Blue Ash, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 69. The highest number of fires - 104 took place in 2010, and the least - 46 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Blue Ash, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.9%), and Outside Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blue Ash, OH
    • 61952.9%Structure Fires
    • 38733.0%Outside Fires
    • 16213.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blue Ash, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blue Ash, Ohio:

  • Courtyard Blue Ash, 4625 Lk Frst Dr, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242 , Phone: (513) 753-4334, Fax: (513) 733-5711
  • Sonesta ES Suites Cincinnati - Blue Ash, 11401 Reed Hartman Hwy, Blue Ash, Ohio 45241 , Phone: (513) 530-5060
  • Extended Stay America - Cincinnati - Blue Ash - Reed Hartman, 4630 Creek Rd, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242 , Phone: (513) 985-9992, Fax: (513) 985-0919
  • Wingate Inn Cincinnati-Blue Ash, 4320 Glendale-Milford Rd, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242 , Phone: (513) 733-1142, Fax: (513) 733-1146
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 4660 Creek Rd, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242 , Phone: (513) 985-9035, Fax: (513) 985-9034
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blue Ash, Ohio
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blue Ash, OH
  • 69.2%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blue Ash, OH
  • 63.9%Electricity
  • 33.7%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Blue Ash compared to Ohio state average:

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

Blue Ash on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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