Broughton, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 117 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -29.5%
Males: 60  (51.9%)
Females: 57  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip code: 45879

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,868 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Broughton:

$37,868
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,874 (it was $12,808 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $55,233 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Broughton:

$55,233
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $58,331; Detached houses: $62,711; Mobile homes: $29,799
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    • 11797.5%White alone
    • 21.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Broughton: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (60.0%), American (10.0%), English (10.0%), French Canadian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 726 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 541 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Broughton:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Broughton village:

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 35.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,098 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $628 (1.4%)

Broughton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (30.9 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (171.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Latty, OH (1.6 miles) , Paulding, OH (2.1 miles ), Haviland, OH (2.3 miles) , Grover Hill, OH (2.4 miles ), Melrose, OH (2.4 miles ), Scott, OH (2.7 miles ), Cecil, OH (3.1 miles ), Payne, OH (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 41.09 N, Longitude: 84.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 419

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

4.1%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+9.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Average climate in Broughton, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Broughton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Broughton village center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category F4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Broughton-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% 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 39.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 202.0 miles away from Broughton 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 255.0 miles away from the city 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 216.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 178.7 miles away from Broughton 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 237.0 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 Paulding County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Broughton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Broughton:

  • PAULDING COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; PAULDING, OH)
  • PAULDING COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PAULDING, OH)
  • DALLAS LAMB FOUNDATION (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PAYNE, OH)
  • GLENWOOD NURSING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DEFIANCE, OH)
  • VANCREST OF CONVOY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CONVOY, OH)
  • LAURELS OF DEFIANCE THE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DEFIANCE, OH)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE SOLUTIONS, LTD (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; VAN WERT, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Broughton:

  • Northwest State Community College (about 28 miles; Archbold, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 31 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 31 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 31 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 34 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 36 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 44 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)

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Paulding County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.1%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  12.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Ohio average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Broughton village (based on Paulding County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,5324
Mainline Protestant2,96717
Evangelical Protestant2,74921
Other21
None9,364-
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
Paulding County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Paulding County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Paulding County:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Paulding County:

29.7%
Ohio:

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

6.9%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Broughton:

42.6%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Broughton:

35.0%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Broughton:

28.5
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Broughton:

22.5%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Broughton:

10.1%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Broughton:

29.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

49.5%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.8%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Broughton, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$553
Totals for Government 0$0 8$553

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($51.28)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $9,000 ($76.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($17.09)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($8.55)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($8.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($51.28)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($76.92)
    Highways: $3,000 ($25.64)
    All Other: $1,000 ($8.55)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($25.64)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($8.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $59,000 ($504.27)

4.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
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  1.08% ($23,890 average AGI)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.46% ($25,171)
from Allen County, IN  0.40% ($39,867)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
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  1.15% ($29,636 average AGI)
to Allen County, IN  0.56% ($34,209)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.50% ($34,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Broughton:

  • 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.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WONW (1280 AM; 1 kW; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFCV (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Broughton:

  • WKSD (99.7 FM; PAULDING, OH; Owner: FIRST FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDFM (98.1 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZOM (105.7 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFJZ (106.7 FM; HICKSVILLE, OH; Owner: FALLEN TIMBER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBYR (98.9 FM; VAN WERT, OH; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGDE (91.9 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: PUB. BR/CAST. FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WLWD (93.9 FM; COLUMBUS GROVE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBIE (91.5 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; NEW HAVEN, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE RADIO CORP.)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; DECATUR, IN; Owner: JAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WDOH (107.1 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: VOGEL ROACH CORPORATION)
  • WGBE (90.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/G FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)

TV broadcast stations around Broughton:

  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • WINM (Channel 63; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)

Broughton compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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