Dry Ridge, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 2,782.
Males: 1,407  (50.6%)
Females: 1,375  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  53.0 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 45252.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,990
Dry Ridge:

$50,990
OH:

$51,075

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $31,134

Dry Ridge CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $144,000
Dry Ridge:

$144,000
OH:

$136,400

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $216,821; Detached houses: $276,877; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,340; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,834

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,368.

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  • Races in Dry Ridge, OH (2010)

    Dry Ridge races chart
    • 2,55491.8%White alone
    • 1164.2%Black alone
    • 511.8%Hispanic
    • 441.6%Asian alone
    • 150.5%Two or more races
    • 20.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dry Ridge: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.1%), American (9.1%), European (3.9%), Irish (3.5%), English (2.6%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 923 feet

Dry Ridge,OH real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Dry Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%

For population 15 years and over in Dry Ridge CDP:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

118 residents are foreign born

This place:

4.6%
Ohio:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $3,604 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $3,260 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hamilton, OH (9.9 miles , pop. 60,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (10.5 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (240.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Northgate, OH (1.3 miles ), Dunlap, OH (1.5 miles ), Northbrook, OH (1.5 miles ), Groesbeck, OH (1.6 miles ), Mount Healthy Heights, OH (1.7 miles ), White Oak, OH (1.8 miles ), Pleasant Run, OH (1.9 miles ), Skyline Acres, OH (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.26 N, Longitude: 84.62 W

Dry Ridge household income distribution Dry Ridge home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

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

Tornado activity:

Dry Ridge-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the Dry Ridge place center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 39 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dry Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 79% 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 81.5 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 184.6 miles away from Dry Ridge 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 178.0 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 87.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Dry Ridge center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.1 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 Hamilton County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Dry Ridge:

  • HOME AT TAYLOR'S POINTE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • SENIOR INDEPENDENCE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • BURLINGTON HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • TRIPLE CREEK RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • VERANDA GARDENS AND ASSISTED LIVING (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • MT HEALTHY CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • LAKERIDGE VILLA HEALTH CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)

Amtrak stations near Dry Ridge:

  • 10 miles: HAMILTON (M. L. KING BLVD AT HENRY ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dry Ridge:

  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 9 miles; Hamilton, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 9 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 11 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Xavier University (about 11 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 12 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 12 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 18 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)

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Cemeteries: United Brethren Cemetery (1), Cedar Grove Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Dry Ridge: Newberry Wildlife Sanctuary (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hamilton 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 87.6. This is about average.

City:

87.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.64. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.64
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.81
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 23.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 2.6%
(1.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.6% for Black residents, 25.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Dry Ridge CDP (based on Hamilton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic205,09483
Evangelical Protestant93,166269
Mainline Protestant76,354188
Other21,69964
Black Protestant20,81455
Orthodox3,8797
None381,368-
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: 155
Hamilton County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 127
Hamilton County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 227
Hamilton County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 639
Here:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

26.6%
Ohio:

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

11.7%
State:

11.9%

4.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($522 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Butler County, OH  0.79% ($34,556 average AGI)
from Clermont County, OH  0.49% ($38,535)
from Warren County, OH  0.33% ($43,992)


5.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($885 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Butler County, OH  0.94% ($36,316 average AGI)
to Clermont County, OH  0.57% ($41,178)
to Warren County, OH  0.36% ($59,863)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dry Ridge:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMOH (1450 AM; 1 kW; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: THE MIAMI RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dry Ridge:

  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WNLT (104.3 FM; HARRISON, OH; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WJYC (90.1 FM; DELHI HILLS, OH; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WMKV (89.3 FM; READING, OH; Owner: LIFESPHERE)
  • WHSS (89.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: HAMILTON SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WLHS (89.9 FM; WEST CHESTER, OH; Owner: LAKOTA LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Dry Ridge:

  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W61DE (Channel 61; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 8,800Total average daily traffic
  • 780Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,214Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

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