Drexel, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 2,076. Population change since 2000: +0.9%
Males: 899  (43.3%)
Females: 1,177  (56.7%)
Median resident age:  30.7 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45427.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,430 (it was $20,785 in 2000)
Drexel:

$25,430
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,765 (it was $10,257 in 2000)

Drexel CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,098 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
Drexel:

$40,098
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $57,302; Detached houses: $57,302

Median gross rent in 2012: $716.

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  • White alone - 1,010 (48.7%)
  • Black alone - 925 (44.6%)
  • Hispanic - 73 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 57 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Drexel: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (10.1%), English (8.3%), German (8.1%), Irish (5.9%), Italian (1.8%), Subsaharan African (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 955 feet

Land area: 2.18 square miles.

Population density: 952 people per square mile   (low).

Drexel,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Drexel:

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 19.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Drexel CDP:

  • Never married: 44.0%
  • Now married: 20.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.2%
Ohio:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $656 (1.6%)

Drexel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dayton, OH (5.2 miles , pop. 166,179).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (43.3 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (229.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Trotwood, OH (1.9 miles ), Moraine, OH (2.1 miles ), Fort McKinley, OH (2.2 miles ), West Carrollton, OH (2.3 miles ), Dayton, OH (2.3 miles ), West Carrollton City, OH (2.3 miles ), New Lebanon, OH (2.3 miles ), Shiloh, OH (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 84.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 937

Drexel household income distribution Drexel home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (42%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Drexel, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Drexel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Drexel place center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Drexel-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 107.8 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 212.6 miles away from Drexel center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.3 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 202.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 112.7 miles away from Drexel 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 237.6 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 Montgomery County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Drexel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Drexel:

  • MARY SCOTT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DAYTON, OH)
  • OXFORD MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DAYTON, OH)
  • PINNACLE POINTE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DAYTON, OH)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; DAYTON, OH)
  • CRAWFORD CONV CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DAYTON, OH)
  • DAYTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DAYTON, OH)
  • YALE MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DAYTON, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Drexel:

  • Sinclair Community College (about 5 miles; Dayton, OH; Full-time enrollment: 13,779)
  • University of Dayton (about 7 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Fortis College-Centerville (about 11 miles; Centerville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,527)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 13 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 14,482)
  • Central State University (about 23 miles; Wilberforce, OH; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • Cedarville University (about 26 miles; Cedarville, OH; FT enrollment: 3,396)
  • Clark State Community College (about 29 miles; Springfield, OH; FT enrollment: 3,689)

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Notable locations in Drexel: Montgomery County Home (A), Jefferson Township Fire Department Station 60 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: County Infirmary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Drexel: Richardson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Montgomery 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 92.0. This is worse than average.

City:

92.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.212
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.64
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.32
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.8%
(27.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Black residents, 53.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.6%
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: 0.1% of all households
24 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010
23 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Drexel compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Drexel CDP (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.23%
Here: 42.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents38.0%11.7%10.6%5.5%4.6%
Congregations7.9%10.9%12.3%6.7%3.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodJewish Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.0%2.7%2.1%1.8%20.0%
Congregations4.9%2.6%1.2%0.9%48.8%
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: 82
Montgomery County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
Montgomery County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Montgomery County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 310
Here:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

30.5%
Ohio:

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

9.3%
State:

11.9%

4.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($615 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greene County, OH  0.96% ($32,785 average AGI)
from Warren County, OH  0.38% ($33,720)
from Miami County, OH  0.28% ($29,711)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($503 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.07%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greene County, OH  0.83% ($38,670 average AGI)
to Warren County, OH  0.40% ($49,329)
to Miami County, OH  0.32% ($39,338)

Strongest AM radio stations in Drexel:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WING (1410 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH)
  • WHIO (1290 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDAO (1210 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGNZ (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FAIRBORN, OH; Owner: L&D BROADCASTORS INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WPFB (910 AM; 1 kW; MIDDLETOWN, OH)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Drexel:

  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRNB (92.1 FM; WEST CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DAYTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDPR (88.1 FM; WEST CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WLQT (99.9 FM; KETTERING, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMMX (107.7 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTUE (104.7 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFCJ (93.7 FM; MIAMISBURG, OH; Owner: MIAMI VALLEY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WXEG (103.9 FM; BEAVERCREEK, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGTZ (92.9 FM; EATON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WDPS (89.5 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: DAYTON CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WDKF (94.5 FM; ENGLEWOOD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPFB-FM (105.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WQRP (89.5 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WQRP FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • W258AI (99.5 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON)
  • WCWT-FM (101.5 FM; CENTERVILLE, OH; Owner: CENTERVILLE CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSU (106.9 FM; FAIRBORN, OH; Owner: WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Drexel:

  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • W61DE (Channel 61; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRCX-LP (Channel 51; DAYTON, OH; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WWRD-LP (Channel 55; CENTERVILLE, OH; Owner: LIFE BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W66AQ (Channel 66; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W47BC (Channel 47; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$53,4505$142,5261$64,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$75,4651$8,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$52,1907$99,3642$35,365
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$83,8600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0602.00 , 0603.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$25,4201$41,2901$25,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$241,2900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$317,9000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0602.00 , 0603.00

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