Clarktown, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 958.
Males: 442  (46.2%)
Females: 516  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

57.3 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45648, 45653.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,367
Clarktown:

$43,367
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,574

Clarktown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $101,100
Clarktown:

$101,100
OH:

$144,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $625.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clarktown: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.1%
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  • Races in Clarktown, OH (2010)
    • 92896.9%White alone
    • 151.6%Two or more races
    • 60.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: Irish (33.8%), American (32.4%), German (9.3%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 694 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $992 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $700 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (39.8 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (78.9 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (325.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Minford, OH (1.6 miles ),
Lucasville, OH (2.2 miles ),
Rosemount, OH (2.4 miles ),
New Boston, OH (2.6 miles ),
Sciotodale, OH (2.7 miles ),
Stockdale, OH (2.8 miles),
Portsmouth, OH (2.8 miles ),
McDermott, OH (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.85 N, Longitude: 82.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

Distribution of median household income in Clarktown, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clarktown, OH in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
Ohio:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 40.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.176. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.176
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Clarktown-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Clarktown place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clarktown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% 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 71.5 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 71.6 miles away from Clarktown 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 225.9 miles away from Clarktown 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 270.1 miles away from Clarktown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 211.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from Clarktown 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 Scioto County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Clarktown:

  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; LUCASVILLE, OH)
  • HEARTLAND OF PORTSMOUTH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • WOODLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MCDERMOTT, OH)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; NEW BOSTON, OH)
  • ADVANTAGE SKILLED CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • HILL VIEW HLTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • HILL VIEW RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)

Amtrak station near Clarktown:

  • 10 miles: SOUTH PORTSMOUTH (SOUTH SHORE, RTE. 23 AT MAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarktown:

  • Shawnee State University (about 10 miles; Portsmouth, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,160)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 30 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Marshall University (about 40 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Southern State Community College (about 47 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,418)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Ohio Christian University (about 53 miles; Circleville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Morehead State University (about 54 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Clarktown include: Grace Church (A), Long Run Church (B), Rivers of Joy Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Scioto County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.1%
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: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Clarktown:

Marital status in Clarktown, OH
  • Never married: 12.4%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Clarktown:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clarktown, OH (based on Scioto County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,839107
Mainline Protestant4,41842
Catholic3,2507
Other9158
Black Protestant2242
None59,853-
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: 13
Scioto County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Scioto County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Here:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Scioto County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Scioto County:

32.4%
Ohio:

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

16.4%
State:

11.9%

3.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pike County, OH  0.32% ($41,208 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.30% ($33,931)
from Franklin County, OH  0.25% ($35,230)


4.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.07%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pike County, OH  0.38% ($42,021 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.37% ($37,308)
to Greenup County, KY  0.28% ($37,638)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarktown:

  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIOI (1010 AM; 1 kW; NEW BOSTON, OH)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPAY (1400 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarktown:

  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAU (94.9 FM; SOUTH WEBSTER, OH; Owner: IM-MEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOV-FM (96.7 FM; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXZQ (100.1 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: DBA PIKETON COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXIZ (100.9 FM; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WOUH-FM (91.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WKKJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Clarktown:

  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)

Clarktown fatal accident list:

Nov 14, 2016 07:03 PM, Tr-233 Frunace Creek Rd, Lat: 38.849244, Lon: -82.893144, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 2008 11:55 PM, Sr-139, Lat: 38.852740, Lon: -82.884160, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.4mTotal length
  • $156,000Total costs
  • 14,220Total average daily traffic
  • 874Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,736Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clarktown, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clarktown, OH

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sr 139 Clarktown Fire Station (Lat: 38.847306 Lon: -82.909889), Call Sign: WXF830, Licensee ID: L00033642,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7400 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/1998, Expiration Date: 06/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003, Registrant: Jefferson, Township Of, 318 Butler Hollow Road, Lucasville, OH 45648, Phone: (740) 456-4062

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clarktown, OH
  • 66.2%Utility gas
  • 21.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clarktown, OH
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 15.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Clarktown compared to Ohio 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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