Columbus Grove, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 2,077 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 1,023  (49.3%)
Females: 1,054  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45830.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,938 (it was $42,409 in 2000)
Columbus Grove:

$55,938
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,195 (it was $18,316 in 2000)

Columbus Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,342 (it was $77,600 in 2000)
Columbus Grove:

$111,342
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $159,199; detached houses: $161,531; townhouses or other attached units: $156,969; in 2-unit structures: $175,987; mobile homes: $85,197

Median gross rent in 2017: $763.

March 2019 cost of living index in Columbus Grove: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 11.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Columbus Grove, OH (2010)
    • 1,96892.1%White alone
    • 1034.8%Hispanic
    • 321.5%Two or more races
    • 180.8%Black alone
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Columbus Grove, Ohio as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Columbus Grove is 1,089 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: German (54.0%), American (16.7%), English (6.2%), Irish (3.1%), Polish (2.4%), Welsh (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 773 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 2,025 people per square mile   (low).

Columbus Grove, Ohio map

4 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.2%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,300 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,122 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (56.8 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (198.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Vaughnsville, OH (2.3 miles ),
Pandora, OH (2.4 miles ),
Cairo, OH (2.5 miles ),
Ottawa, OH (2.7 miles ),
Beaverdam, OH (2.7 miles ),
Glandorf, OH (2.8 miles ),
Kalida, OH (2.9 miles ),
Bluffton, OH (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.92 N, Longitude: 84.06 W

Area code: 419

Distribution of median household income in Columbus Grove, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Columbus Grove, OH in 2017

Property values in Columbus Grove, OH

Columbus Grove satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $152,800
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $276,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $63,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Columbus Grove, OH residents
Average permit cost in Columbus Grove, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Ohio:

4.1%
Most common industries in Columbus Grove, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.2%)
  • Machinery (7.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Columbus Grove, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)

Average climate in Columbus Grove, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Columbus Grove, Ohio average temperatures Columbus Grove, Ohio average precipitation Columbus Grove, Ohio humidity Columbus Grove, Ohio wind speed Columbus Grove, Ohio snowfall Columbus Grove, Ohio sunshine Columbus Grove, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Columbus Grove, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.9. This is about average.

City:

62.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0372
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.65
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Columbus Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Columbus Grove village center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 19.7 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Columbus Grove-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 31.1 miles away from Columbus Grove 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 187.9 miles away from Columbus Grove 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 194.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 158.0 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 265.7 miles away from Columbus Grove 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 249.6 miles away from Columbus Grove 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 Putnam County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbus Grove topographic map

Main business address for: UNITED BANCSHARES INC/OH (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Columbus Grove:

  • PUTNAM COUNTY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; OTTAWA, OH)
  • MEADOWS OF OTTAWA-GLANDORF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OTTAWA, OH)
  • RICHLAND MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLUFFTON, OH)
  • MEADOWS OF KALIDA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KALIDA, OH)
  • MENNONITE MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BLUFFTON, OH)
  • BLUFFTON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BLUFFTON, OH)
  • MARY ANN BROWN RESIDENTIAL FAC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LIMA, OH)

Heliports located in Columbus Grove:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbus Grove:

  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 12 miles; Lima, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,231)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 13 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 17 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • The University of Findlay (about 24 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,649)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 39 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 39 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • Tiffin University (about 48 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)

Public high school in Columbus Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Columbus Grove:

Private elementary/middle school in Columbus Grove:

  • ST ANTHONY OF PADUA SCHOOL (Students: 140, Location: 520 W SYCAMORE ST, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Columbus Grove: Lugibill's Greenhouse (A), Columbus Grove Emergency Medical Services (B), Columbus Grove Fire Department Station 2 (C), Columbus Grove Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Columbus Grove: UNITED BANCSHARES INC/OH (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Columbus Grove include: Saint Anthony Catholic Church (A), Saint John United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Howard Yerges - College football player, Justin LeHew - Marine, Dean Jagger - (1903-1991), actor, John M. Sheets - Ohio Jurist.

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbus Grove and their reported violations in the past:

COLUMBUS GROVE VILLAGE (Population served: 2,137, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In DEC-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014)
  • Public Education - In DEC-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2008)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

69.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Columbus Grove (2011 data):

  • The Union Bank Company: at 100 South High Street, branch established on 1904/11/21; Progressive Drive Limited Service at 101 Progressive Drive, branch established on 2007/02/12. Info updated 2010/09/01: Bank assets: $586.4 mil, Deposits: $482.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Fort Jennings State Bank: Columbus Grove Branch at 302 Delphos Road, branch established on 1899/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $145.3 mil, Deposits: $131.7 mil, headquarters in Fort Jennings, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Fjsb Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Kalida Branch at 402 Ottawa Street, branch established on 1985/04/11. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

For population 15 years and over in Columbus Grove:

Marital status in Columbus Grove, OH
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Columbus Grove:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Columbus Grove
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Columbus Grove, OH (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,79411
Evangelical Protestant3,66122
Mainline Protestant2,63116
None7,413-
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: 8
Putnam County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Putnam County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Here:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

10.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Putnam County:

12.6%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Columbus Grove:

49.0%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Columbus Grove:

44.6%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Columbus Grove:

20.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.8%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Columbus Grove:

76.6%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Columbus Grove, 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 3$17,313$69,2529$4,525
Sewerage 2$7,019$42,1140$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,083$36,4981$1,241
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,294$61,7646$1,489
Water Supply 2$7,019$42,1140$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 20$12,407
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$447
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,084
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 11$47,728$52,06739$22,193

Columbus Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,671,000 ($804.53)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $170,000 ($81.85)
    Water Utilities: $133,000 ($64.03)
    Police Protection: $124,000 ($59.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000 ($56.81)
    Regular Highways: $116,000 ($55.85)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($27.44)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($27.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000 ($21.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($6.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $25,000 ($12.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $322,000 ($155.03)

Columbus Grove government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $159,000 ($76.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($4.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $63,000 ($30.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $39,000 ($18.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($7.22)
    Rents: $10,000 ($4.81)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($4.81)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.96)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($65.48)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $457,000 ($220.03)
    Property: $78,000 ($37.55)
    Death and Gift: $6,000 ($2.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($2.89)

Columbus Grove government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,186,000 ($2015.41)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,890,000 ($1391.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,501,000 ($722.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000 ($98.70)

Columbus Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,257,000 ($605.20)

3.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,110 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
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 Allen County, OH  0.78% ($38,827 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.42% ($40,797)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.23% ($39,219)


3.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.50%
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 Allen County, OH  0.63% ($72,876 average AGI)
to Hancock County, OH  0.52% ($38,054)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.28% ($34,000)
Businesses in Columbus Grove, OH
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MasterBrand Cabinets3U-Haul1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Columbus Grove:

  • 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.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WIMA (1150 AM; 1 kW; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbus Grove:

  • WLWD (93.9 FM; COLUMBUS GROVE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUK (106.3 FM; OTTAWA, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIE (91.5 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTGN (97.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WFGF (93.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W205AT (88.9 FM; HAMLER, OH; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WUZZ-FM (104.9 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WONB (94.9 FM; ADA, OH; Owner: OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDOH (107.1 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: VOGEL ROACH CORPORATION)
  • WZOQ (92.1 FM; WAPAKONETA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WKXA-FM (100.5 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYSM (89.3 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Columbus Grove:

  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WLQP-LP (Channel 18; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W09CG (Channel 9; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
Columbus Grove fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Columbus Grove fatal accident list:

May 24, 2010 07:57 PM, Eakin St, Lat: 40.918019, Lon: -84.056472, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 10, 1997 11:15 AM, Sycamore, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 2, 1996 07:07 PM, Sycamore, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 41.9mTotal length
  • 25,520Total average daily traffic
  • 1,964Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,422Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Columbus Grove, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 141970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Columbus Grove, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Columbus Grove)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 41.018944 Lon: -84.045500, Call Sign: KB69930,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.730 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2015, Expiration Date: 03/05/2025, Registrant: Schulte Communications, Inc., 14468 Landeck Rd., Delphos, OH 45833, Phone: (419) 695-1846, Email:
  • 109 Walnut St (Lat: 40.913667 Lon: -84.061333), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNRP994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2015, Expiration Date: 03/21/2025, Registrant: Buckeye Power, Inc., 6677 Busch Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229, Phone: (614) 846-5757, Fax: (614) 846-7108
  • Lat: 40.918889 Lon: -84.052500, Call Sign: WQEK236,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.937 MHz, 451.962 MHz, 452.237 MHz, 461.412 MHz, 461.662 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/2016, Expiration Date: 02/16/2026, Certifier: Chris Kromer, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Columbus Grove)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 64 took place in 2010, and the least - 14 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Columbus Grove, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.2%), and Structure Fires (41.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Columbus Grove, OH
    • 20946.2%Outside Fires
    • 18841.6%Structure Fires
    • 5512.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Columbus Grove, OH
Most common first names in Columbus Grove, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5382.3 years
John3775.5 years
William3476.6 years
Robert3065.0 years
Charles2678.5 years
Richard2367.1 years
James2174.7 years
George2176.9 years
Harold2074.8 years
Ruth2079.7 years
Most common last names in Columbus Grove, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2978.0 years
Jones2478.4 years
Schroeder2267.6 years
Miller2176.2 years
Basinger2081.2 years
Williams1778.9 years
Mayberry1773.8 years
Irwin1675.1 years
Anderson1580.4 years
Burkholder1380.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Columbus Grove, OH
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Columbus Grove, OH
  • 59.4%Utility gas
  • 40.6%Electricity


Columbus Grove compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John Garberson (5)
  • Karl Schroeder (4)
  • Terry Joseph Giesige (1)
  • Todd A. Hermiller (1)
  • Roy D. Schroeder (1)
  • Daniel Fortman (1)
  • Karl J. Schroeder (1)
  • Michael Goodman Schroeder (1)
  • Brian T. Etzkorn (1)

Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2020.