Choctaw Lake, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 1,546. Population change since 2000: -1.0%
Males: 704  (45.6%)
Females: 842  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 43140.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $116,424 (it was $81,644 in 2000)
Choctaw Lake:

$116,424
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $52,499 (it was $30,624 in 2000)

Choctaw Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $265,117 (it was $179,000 in 2000)
Choctaw Lake:

$265,117
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $268,843; Detached houses: $268,934

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,390.

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  • Races in Choctaw Lake, OH (2010)

    Choctaw Lake races chart
    • 1,50097.0%White alone
    • 151.0%Hispanic
    • 120.8%Black alone
    • 110.7%Two or more races
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Other race alone

Races in Choctaw Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Choctaw Lake: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.2%), American (17.1%), Italian (7.4%), Irish (6.6%), English (5.8%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 1,926 people per square mile   (low).

Choctaw Lake,OH real estate house value index trend

Choctaw Lake, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Choctaw Lake:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Choctaw Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 68.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

26 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Ohio:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,055 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,049 (1.2%)

Choctaw Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, OH (17.0 miles , pop. 65,358).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (26.4 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (254.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Plumwood, OH (2.2 miles ), London, OH (2.4 miles ), South Vienna, OH (2.7 miles ), Catawba, OH (2.8 miles ), Mechanicsburg, OH (2.9 miles ), West Jefferson, OH (3.4 miles ), Mutual, OH (3.4 miles) , South Charleston, OH (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.96 N, Longitude: 83.49 W

Choctaw Lake household income distribution Choctaw Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Choctaw Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Choctaw Lake, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Choctaw Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Choctaw Lake place center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/20/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Choctaw Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% 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 124.0 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 193.5 miles away from Choctaw Lake center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 166.5 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 257.8 miles away from Choctaw Lake center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 127.6 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 Madison County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Choctaw Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Choctaw Lake:

  • ARBORS AT LONDON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LONDON, OH)
  • MADISON CO HOME HEALTH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LONDON, OH)
  • MADISON COUNTY HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; LONDON, OH)
  • FMC - DIALYSIS SERVICES OF LONDON (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; LONDON, OH)
  • LOVING CARE HOSPICE AND HHA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LONDON, OH)
  • OUTLOOK AMERICA - LONDON (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LONDON, OH)
  • SHARONVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SOUTH VIENNA, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Choctaw Lake:

  • Clark State Community College (about 18 miles; Springfield, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,689)
  • Cedarville University (about 23 miles; Cedarville, OH; FT enrollment: 3,396)
  • Ohio State University-Main Campus (about 26 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 50,395)
  • Franklin University (about 27 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,736)
  • Columbus State Community College (about 27 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 24,488)
  • Central State University (about 27 miles; Wilberforce, OH; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • DeVry University-Ohio (about 30 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,896)

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Reservoir: Lake Choctaw (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Georges Fork (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Madison 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 2013 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.4%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
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: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Ohio average:

10.7

Choctaw Lake travel time to work - commute Choctaw Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Choctaw Lake CDP (based on Madison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,90747
Mainline Protestant4,32319
Catholic2,5002
Other2,0134
Black Protestant251
None29,667-
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: 7
Madison County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Madison County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Madison County:

3.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

28.7%
Ohio:

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

14.0%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

62.4%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

66.7%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.9
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.6%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.1%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Choctaw Lake:

35.3%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

68.7%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

86.7%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Choctaw Lake, OH Residents

6.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Franklin County, OH  3.08% ($40,245 average AGI)
from Clark County, OH  0.40% ($31,328)
from Fayette County, OH  0.32% ($25,020)


6.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
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 Franklin County, OH  2.95% ($33,546 average AGI)
to Clark County, OH  0.55% ($35,229)
to Fayette County, OH  0.34% ($23,558)

Strongest AM radio stations in Choctaw Lake:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBNS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIOHIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIZE (1340 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Choctaw Lake:

  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJYD (106.3 FM; LONDON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • W201AK (88.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSU-FM (89.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSNY (94.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZX (99.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBNS-FM (97.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIO OHIO, INC.)
  • WUFM (88.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: SPIRIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXMG (98.9 FM; UPPER ARLINGTON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WCOL-FM (92.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLVQ (96.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKSW (101.7 FM; URBANA, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WDHT (102.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WEEC (100.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: WORLD EVENGELISTIC ENTERPRISE CORP.)
  • WNCI (97.9 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCBE (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: BD.OF EDUC.,CITY SCH.DIST.,COLUMBUS)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFJX (105.7 FM; HILLIARD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJZK (104.3 FM; RICHWOOD, OH; Owner: SCANTLAND BROADCASTING LTD)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Choctaw Lake:

  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCMH-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTE (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: COLUMBUS (WTTE-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WINJ-LP (Channel 8; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP OF CHURCHES)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCLL-LP (Channel 19; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: JONATHAN W. OWENS)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDEM-LP (Channel 17; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: TRIPLETT & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W23BZ (Channel 23; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • 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)
  • W47BC (Channel 47; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W43BZ (Channel 43; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$212,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$148,810
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$100,370
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$91,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Choctaw Lake 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 significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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