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Population in 2012: 397 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 

Males: 191  (48.2%)
Females: 206  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 44695.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,963 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Bowerston:

$23,963
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,934

Bowerston village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,034 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Bowerston:

$62,034
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $68,853; Detached houses: $72,566; In 2-unit structures: $70,928; Mobile homes: $25,120

Median gross rent in 2012: $496.

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  • White alone - 393 (98.7%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bowerston: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (37.8%), Irish (20.4%), Italian (4.6%), English (4.1%), United States (4.1%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 783 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bowerston:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bowerston village:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 35.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.3%
  • Divorced: 25.5%

7 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.7%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bowerston, Ohio as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bowerston to the number of sex offenders is 397 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $693 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $850 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (28.0 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (47.9 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (320.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Leesville, OH (1.4 miles) , Sherrodsville, OH (2.4 miles ), Scio, OH (2.4 miles ), Dennison, OH (2.8 miles ), Deersville, OH (2.9 miles) , Uhrichsville, OH (3.0 miles ), Dellroy, OH (3.0 miles ), Roswell, OH (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.43 N, Longitude: 81.19 W

Area code: 740

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-8.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Bowerston-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Bowerston village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 53.5 miles away from the village center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bowerston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 94% 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 84.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from Bowerston center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from Bowerston center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 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 Harrison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Bowerston:

  • BOWERSTON HILLS SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 9076 CUMBERLAND ROAD)
  • CUMBERLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 9076 CUMBERLAND ROAD)
  • SUNNYSLOPE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 102 BOYCE DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Bowerston, OH

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowerston:

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 30 miles; Steubenville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,131)
  • Walsh University (about 33 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,038)
  • Mount Union College (about 34 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Kent State University Stark Campus (about 34 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,924)
  • Stark State College of Technology (about 34 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 5,339)
  • West Liberty University (about 36 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • University of Akron Main Campus (about 49 miles; Akron, OH; FT enrollment: 18,925)

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Public elementary/middle school in Bowerston:

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Library in Bowerston:

  • BOWERSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $238,875; Location: 200 MAIN ST.; 39,970 books; 1,140 audio materials; 1,666 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 95 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bowerston: Bowerston Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (A), Bowerston Public Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 5.43. This is significantly better than average.
City:

5.43
U.S.:

31.96
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.71. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.71
U.S.:

2.43

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

  • BOWERSTON VILLAGE PWS (Population served: 540, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.3%
(32.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bowerston, OH

45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
51 people in nursing homes in 2000

Bowerston compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bowerston travel time to work - commute


Bowerston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bowerston village (based on Harrison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.42%
Here32.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents49.0%19.0%10.9%8.2%13.0%
Congregations42.3%19.2%7.7%5.8%25.0%
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: 6
Harrison County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Harrison County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Harrison County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

30.2%
Ohio:

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

10.6%
State:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$850
Other Government Administration 1$3,086$37,0321$277
Water Supply 1$2,451$29,4121$415
Totals for Government 2$5,537$33,2223$1,542


5.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,476 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Tuscarawas County, OH  1.26% ($25,892 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.92% ($26,241)
from Belmont County, OH  0.60% ($31,114)


6.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($143,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
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 Tuscarawas County, OH  1.45% ($28,802 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, OH  0.95% ($21,839)
to Belmont County, OH  0.57% ($31,676)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bowerston:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJER (1450 AM; 1 kW; DOVER-NEW PHILADELPH, OH; Owner: WJER RADIO, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bowerston:

  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WTUZ (99.9 FM; UHRICHSVILLE, OH; Owner: WTUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W213AJ (90.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, ET, OH; Owner: VALLEY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNPQ (95.9 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: TUSCARAWAS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZKL (92.5 FM; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: D. A. PETERSON, INC.)
  • W215AX (90.9 FM; CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: CARROLLTON BAPTIST TEMPLE)
  • WJER-FM (101.7 FM; DOVER, OH; Owner: WJER RADIO, INC.)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W208AS (89.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOFN (88.7 FM; BEACH CITY, OH; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • WKRJ (91.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Bowerston:

  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $3,185,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,790
Total average daily truck traffic: 290
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 6,371


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • W Side Of Mill Hill Rd 500 Ft S Of Gundy Ridge Rd (Lat: 40.394500 Lon: -81.187889), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPPD926
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2004, Expiration Date: 11/04/2014, Certifier: Dean Bolton
    Registrant: Oema, 2855 W. Dublin-Granville Rd, Columbus, OH 43235, Phone: (614) 889-7154, Fax: (614) 889-7183, Email:
  • Lat: 40.425278 Lon: -81.187778, Call Sign: WQCI530
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/2005, Expiration Date: 03/11/2015, Certifier: Terry Carrothers
    Registrant: Staley Technologies, 1035 Front Ave Sw, New Phildelphia, OH 44663, Phone: (330) 339-2898, Fax: (330) 339-6362

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bowerston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4216L , Serial Number: 17254285, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/05/1966
    Registrant (Partnership): John L Nign, 89530 Willis Run Road, Bowerston, OH 44695, Other Owners: Joseph A Nign


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Bowerston


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Most common first names in Bowerston, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2074.9 years
Mary1581.9 years
William1373.2 years
Ruth1276.1 years
James1176.9 years
Harry1080.6 years
Charles1075.1 years
Helen1075.9 years
George981.6 years
Robert870.2 years
Most common last names in Bowerston, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bower1180.0 years
Warner1078.3 years
Host882.6 years
Price772.7 years
Smith778.3 years
Caldwell673.5 years
Mccauley676.8 years
Fierbaugh681.7 years
Palmer586.2 years
Thomas572.4 years

Bowerston on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
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