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Population in 2014: 186 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 104  (56.4%)
Females: 82  (43.6%)
Median resident age:  51.7 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip code: 44287

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,461 (it was $36,875 in 2000)
Congress:

$34,461
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,513 (it was $14,911 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $81,160 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Congress:

$81,160
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $76,622; Detached houses: $104,510; Mobile homes: $10,036

Median gross rent in 2016: $750.

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    • 17695.1%White alone
    • 52.7%Hispanic
    • 31.6%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Congress: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.0%), American (22.6%), English (3.2%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,118 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Congress:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Congress village:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,711 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $652 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Akron, OH (29.8 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (298.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: West Salem, OH (2.1 miles ), Burbank, OH (2.3 miles ), New Pittsburg, OH (2.5 miles ), Lodi, OH (2.8 miles ), Cinnamon Lake, OH (2.9 miles ), Polk, OH (2.9 miles ), Creston, OH (3.0 miles ), Westfield Center, OH (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.93 N, Longitude: 82.05 W

Area codes: 419, 567

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

3.5%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +143 (+291.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Average climate in Congress, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Congress-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Congress village center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 50.8 miles away from the village center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Congress-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from Congress 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) earthquake occurred 213.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 124.4 miles away from Congress 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 354.4 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 Wayne County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Congress:

  • BURBANK PARKE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BURBANK, OH)
  • COUNTRY POINTE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WOOSTER, OH)
  • LODI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LODI, OH)
  • FMC - WAYNE COUNTY KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WOOSTER, OH)
  • SMITHVILLE WESTERN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WOOSTER, OH)
  • WEST VIEW MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WOOSTER, OH)
  • HOME HEALTH SERVICES WOOSTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WOOSTER, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Congress:

  • The College of Wooster (about 11 miles; Wooster, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • Ashland University (about 15 miles; Ashland, OH; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Oberlin College (about 28 miles; Oberlin, OH; FT enrollment: 2,795)
  • University of Akron Main Campus (about 31 miles; Akron, OH; FT enrollment: 22,216)
  • Stark State College (about 33 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 7,707)
  • Kent State University at Stark (about 33 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 3,259)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (about 33 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,699)

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Wayne 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 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.6%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.9 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  73.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Ohio average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Congress village (based on Wayne County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,133163
Mainline Protestant17,46557
Catholic9,0315
Other7707
Black Protestant3722
None51,749-
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: 27
Wayne County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Wayne County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Wayne County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Here:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

29.1%
Ohio:

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

12.9%
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 1$357
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$476
Totals for Government 0$0 8$833

4.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.14%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Medina County, OH  0.62% ($30,266 average AGI)
from Summit County, OH  0.56% ($35,915)
from Stark County, OH  0.38% ($30,856)


4.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($377 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Summit County, OH  0.60% ($28,423 average AGI)
to Medina County, OH  0.58% ($27,766)
to Stark County, OH  0.44% ($30,806)

Strongest AM radio stations in Congress:

  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVX (960 AM; 1 kW; WOOSTER, OH; Owner: WWST CORP., L.L.C.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJTB (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR BROADCASTING CO)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Congress:

  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WQKT (104.5 FM; WOOSTER, OH; Owner: WWST CORP., L.L.C.)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WNCO-FM (101.3 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNWV (107.3 FM; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKRW (89.3 FM; WOOSTER, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCWS-FM (90.9 FM; WOOSTER, OH; Owner: THE COLLEGE OF WOOSTER)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSV (91.7 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZW (107.7 FM; LOUDONVILLE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Congress:

  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W33BW (Channel 33; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)

Congress fatal accident list:

Jul 26, 2013 01:06 PM, Mill St, Maple St, Lat: 40.92600, Lon: -82.05230, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Congress)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10200 Congress Rd (Lat: 40.923528 Lon: -82.052806), Type: Mast, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: WQQA484, Licensee ID: L01718526
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHzGrant Date: 10/04/2012, Expiration Date: 10/04/2022, Certifier: Lois WelchRegistrant: Town & Country Fire District, 11 E Congress St, West Salem, OH 44287, Phone: (419) 853-4022, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • AUKERMAN, 13418 Gearhart Rd (Lat: 40.962556 Lon: -82.007083), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WPND467
    Assigned Frequencies: 2118.40 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/22/1999Registrant: Phone: (415) 658-5169

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Congress compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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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