Cherry Fork, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 155 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.0%
Males: 86  (55.7%)
Females: 69  (44.3%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45618, 45697.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,058 (it was $24,821 in 2000)
Cherry Fork:

$60,058
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,185 (it was $10,568 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,363 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Cherry Fork:

$105,363
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $63,860; Detached houses: $60,712; In 2-unit structures: $78,388; Mobile homes: $67,936

Median gross rent in 2012: $808.

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  • White alone - 150 (96.8%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cherry Fork: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (30.4%), United States (10.1%), English (8.4%), German (7.5%), Scottish (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 890 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,269 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cherry Fork:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cherry Fork village:

  • Never married: 3.7%
  • Now married: 76.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $725 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,000 (0.7%)

Cherry Fork satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (50.8 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (296.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Seaman, OH (2.0 miles ), Winchester, OH (2.1 miles ), West Union, OH (2.7 miles ), Russellville, OH (3.1 miles ), Bentonville, OH (3.1 miles ), Lake Waynoka, OH (3.1 miles ), Peebles, OH (3.4 miles ), Mowrystown, OH (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 38.89 N, Longitude: 83.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 937

Cherry Fork household income distribution Cherry Fork home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-9.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (44%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (43%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (26%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (13%)
  • Construction laborers (13%)
  • Electricians (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Average climate in Cherry Fork, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cherry Fork-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Cherry Fork village center killed one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cherry Fork-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 50.5 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 53.5 miles away from Cherry Fork 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 232.7 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 247.6 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 230.1 miles away from Cherry Fork center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 121.0 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 Adams County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Cherry Fork:

  • ADAMS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • ADAMS COUNTY HOSPITAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • CHESTNUT RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • EAGLE CREEK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • ADAMS COUNTY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • HILLCREST NURSING HOME/MH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PEEBLES, OH)
  • HILLSIDE SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PEEBLES, OH)

Amtrak station near Cherry Fork:

  • 19 miles: MAYSVILLE (W. FRONT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cherry Fork:

  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 21 miles; Maysville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Southern State Community College (about 25 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,418)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 34 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Shawnee State University (about 35 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 47 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 49 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Morehead State University (about 50 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)

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Notable location: Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 18.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

1.93
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.3%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  15.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households

Cherry Fork compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Cherry Fork travel time to work - commute Cherry Fork mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cherry Fork village (based on Adams County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.92%
Here: 21.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian UnionChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents23.6%22.5%9.7%9.0%6.7%
Congregations11.8%26.5%10.3%14.7%4.4%
NameCatholic ChurchOld Order AmishSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents6.6%6.3%6.2%4.0%5.3%
Congregations4.4%7.4%5.9%1.5%13.2%
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: 5
Adams County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Adams County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Adams County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

29.3%
Ohio:

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

13.5%
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 6$184
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$390
Totals for Government 0$0 8$574

Cherry Fork government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $17,000 ($109.68)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($45.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($25.81)

Cherry Fork government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($6.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($25.81)
    Highways: $4,000 ($25.81)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($45.16)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.45)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,000 ($58.06)

4.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
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 Brown County, OH  0.66% ($29,806 average AGI)
from Highland County, OH  0.45% ($25,381)
from Clermont County, OH  0.40% ($21,921)


4.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,126 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
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 Brown County, OH  0.75% ($33,310 average AGI)
to Highland County, OH  0.52% ($24,163)
to Clermont County, OH  0.49% ($26,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cherry Fork:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WFTM (1240 AM; 1 kW; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TABACCO CO.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cherry Fork:

  • WVXW (89.5 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAC (103.1 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: DREAMCATCHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXZ (97.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFTM-FM (95.9 FM; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAGX (101.3 FM; MANCHESTER, OH; Owner: JEWELL SCHAEFFER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WOBO (88.7 FM; BATAVIA, OH; Owner: WCNE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY RADIO,INC)
  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSRW-FM (106.7 FM; HILLSBORO, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cherry Fork:

  • W17AY (Channel 17; SEAMAN, OH; Owner: TRANQUILITY COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,190
Total average daily truck traffic: 87
Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic: 3,040

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Spencer Hill Road, South Of (Lat: 38.857000 Lon: -83.610472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KKB611
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Southern Ohio Comm. Services Inc, 219 W. Emmitt Ave, Waerly, OH 45690, Phone: (740) 947-2409, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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