East Palestine, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 4,487 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.7%
 
Males: 2,141  (47.7%)
Females: 2,346  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 44413.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,665 (it was $35,738 in 2000)
East Palestine:

$43,665
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,586 (it was $16,243 in 2000)

East Palestine city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $98,352 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
East Palestine:

$98,352
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $150,383; detached houses: $148,133; townhouses or other attached units: $233,750; in 2-unit structures: $706,529; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $92,883; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,439; mobile homes: $157,760

Median gross rent in 2017: $777.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Palestine: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.6%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 82.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 56.8% for other race residents, 76.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in East Palestine, OH (2010)
    • 4,62598.0%White alone
    • 420.9%Hispanic
    • 220.5%Two or more races
    • 140.3%Asian alone
    • 110.2%Black alone
    • 40.08%American Indian alone
    • 30.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in East Palestine, Ohio as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Palestine is 288 to 1.


Crime rates in East Palestine by year

Type

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.2)
3
(65.2)
1
(21.8)
1
(22.0)
2
(44.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(42.3)
1
(21.2)
2
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
2
(44.0)
1
(22.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(42.3)
2
(42.5)
2
(43.2)
3
(65.2)
4
(87.0)
3
(66.0)
8
(177.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(910.2)
29
(616.0)
34
(734.2)
21
(456.4)
20
(435.1)
21
(461.7)
22
(488.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
125
(2,646)
122
(2,591)
81
(1,749)
62
(1,348)
47
(1,022)
39
(857.5)
58
(1,288)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(169.3)
6
(127.4)
2
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(87.0)
2
(44.0)
2
(44.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)204.3171.8181.0151.1119.6114.1167.0

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City-data.com crime index in East Palestine, OH

Crime rate in East Palestine detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: American (22.8%), German (20.8%), Italian (11.5%), English (9.9%), Irish (9.7%), Scottish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1990

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 2.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,617 people per square mile   (low).

East Palestine, Ohio map

70 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,080 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,256 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (18.9 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (40.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (290.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Negley, OH (1.8 miles ),
New Waterford, OH (2.0 miles ),
Enon Valley borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Rogers, OH (2.3 miles ),
Lake Tomahawk, OH (2.4 miles ),
Darlington borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
S.N.P.J., PA (2.6 miles),
New Galilee borough, PA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.84 N, Longitude: 80.54 W

Area code: 330

Distribution of median household income in East Palestine, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in East Palestine, OH in 2017

Property values in East Palestine, OH

East Palestine satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $171,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $592,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $185,300
Number of permits per 10,000 East Palestine, OH residents
Average permit cost in East Palestine, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in East Palestine, OH
Historical housing units in East Palestine, OH
Most common industries in East Palestine, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.3%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (9.2%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in East Palestine, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)

Average climate in East Palestine, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

East Palestine, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.0. This is about average.

City:

80.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.139
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.15. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.696. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.696
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.14
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00128. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00128
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

East Palestine-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the East Palestine city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Palestine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 46.0 miles away from East Palestine center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 62.0 miles away from East Palestine 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 77.7 miles away from the city 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 256.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 201.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from East Palestine 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 Columbiana County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Palestine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in East Palestine:

  • COVINGTON SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (100 COVINGTON DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near East Palestine:

  • BEAVER VALLEY NURSING AND REHA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BEAVER FALLS, PA)
  • PARKSIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COLUMBIANA, OH)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - CHIPPEWA (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; BEAVER FALLS, PA)
  • MCGUIRE MEMORIAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BEAVER FALLS, PA)
  • ST MARY'S ALZHEIMER'S CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLUMBIANA, OH)
  • DCI OF BEAVER FALLS / CHIPPEWA (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BEAVER FALLS, PA)
  • CALCUTTA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CALCUTTA, OH)

Airports located in East Palestine:

See details about airports located in East Palestine, OH

Amtrak station near East Palestine:

  • 20 miles: YOUNGSTOWN (530 MAHONING AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near East Palestine:

  • 16 miles: Beaver Valley 1 and 2 in Shippingport, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Palestine:

  • Youngstown State University (about 20 miles; Youngstown, OH; Full-time enrollment: 11,575)
  • Robert Morris University (about 28 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 30 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • University of Mount Union (about 31 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 33 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Grove City College (about 33 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Butler County Community College (about 33 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)

Public high school in East Palestine:

Public elementary/middle schools in East Palestine:

See full list of schools located in East Palestine

Library in East Palestine:

  • EAST PALESTINE MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $468,503; Location: 309 N. MARKET ST.; 42,427 books; 2,192 audio materials; 1,958 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 97 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in East Palestine: East Palestine Fire Department Station 2 (A), East Palestine Fire Department Station 1 (B), East Palestine Memorial Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Palestine include: Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church (A), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Centenary United Methodist Church (C), First United Presbyterian Church of East Palestine (D), East Palestine Church of the Nazarene (E), First Church of Christ of East Palestine (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sulphur Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in East Palestine: East Palestine City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: East Palestine Area Historical Society (Museums; 555 Bacon Avenue).

Birthplace of: J. T. Miller - Ice hockey player, Jesse R. Pitts - Sociologist, Volney Rogers - Lawyer, Wynn Hawkins - Baseball player.

Columbiana County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in East Palestine and their reported violations in the past:

EAST PALESTINE CITY PWS (Address: 144 North Market Street , Population served: 4,721, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-31-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2011)
THE ORIGINAL ROADHOUSE II (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
STATE LINE TAVERN (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-24-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2009)
MOUNT CALVARY COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in East Palestine that have no violations reported:

  • VITTLE VILLAGE (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
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
42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other group homes in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in East Palestine (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: East Palestine Du at 74 North Market Street, branch established on 1956/10/25; East Palestine Branch at 81 North Market Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The Home Savings and Loan Company: East Palestine Branch at 127 North Market Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2009/06/25: Bank assets: $2,035.1 mil, Deposits: $1,617.8 mil, headquarters in Youngstown, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices
  • The Huntington National Bank: East Palestine Branch at 187 North Market Street, branch established on 1920/11/29. 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 East Palestine:

Marital status in East Palestine, OH
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in East Palestine:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 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 - East Palestine
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Palestine, OH (based on Columbiana County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,03673
Evangelical Protestant15,65794
Catholic9,65810
Black Protestant9596
Other6138
None64,918-
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: 23
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Columbiana County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Columbiana County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbiana County:

31.7%
Ohio:

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

5.9%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.2%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Palestine:

23.9%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
East Palestine:

11.2%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Palestine:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Palestine:

33.7%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
East Palestine:

53.7%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
East Palestine:

75.9%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Palestine, 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
Police Protection - Officers 6$139,699$279,3987$19,585
Solid Waste Management 3$73,396$293,5840$0
Police - Other 2$32,218$193,3088$36,137
Other Government Administration 2$62,632$375,7927$2,637
Sewerage 2$39,593$237,5580$0
Water Supply 2$30,230$181,3801$11,404
Streets and Highways 2$36,418$218,5081$12,112
Judicial and Legal 1$7,970$95,6400$0
Financial Administration 1$23,916$286,9920$0
Parks and Recreation 1$20,116$241,3920$0
Firefighters 1$30,037$360,44429$36,305
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 23$496,225$258,90053$118,180

East Palestine government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $697,000 ($155.34)
    Sewerage: $320,000 ($71.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $319,000 ($71.09)
    Water Utilities: $289,000 ($64.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $169,000 ($37.66)
    Regular Highways: $152,000 ($33.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($28.97)
    Central Staff Services: $77,000 ($17.16)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($14.04)
    Health - Other: $61,000 ($13.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000 ($38.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $298,000 ($66.41)
    Financial Administration: $247,000 ($55.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $163,000 ($36.33)
    Central Staff Services: $149,000 ($33.21)
    Police Protection: $122,000 ($27.19)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($24.29)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($14.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $56,000 ($12.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,896,000 ($422.55)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($3.34)

East Palestine government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,183,000 ($263.65)
    Other: $178,000 ($39.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000 ($21.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $171,000 ($38.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($1.34)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $642,000 ($143.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $258,000 ($57.50)
    Highways: $122,000 ($27.19)
    General Local Government Support: $119,000 ($26.52)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $890,000 ($198.35)
    Property: $684,000 ($152.44)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($1.11)

East Palestine government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,384,000 ($1868.51)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,467,000 ($1664.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $917,000 ($204.37)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $8,384,000 ($1868.51)
    End of Fiscal Year: $7,467,000 ($1664.14)

East Palestine government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,126,000 ($250.95)

3.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.76%
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 Mahoning County, OH  1.00% ($39,222 average AGI)
from Stark County, OH  0.38% ($34,895)
from Beaver County, PA  0.25% ($48,340)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Mahoning County, OH  1.35% ($47,621 average AGI)
to Stark County, OH  0.51% ($41,202)
to Beaver County, PA  0.14% ($41,088)
Businesses in East Palestine, OH
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in East Palestine:

  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WASN (1330 AM; 1 kW; CAMPBELL, OH; Owner: CAMPBELL RADIO COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Palestine:

  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJST (92.1 FM; ELLWOOD CITY, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYSU (88.5 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WRBP (101.9 FM; HUBBARD, OH; Owner: STOP 26-RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WITX (90.9 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: BEAVER FALLS EDUC. B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Palestine:

  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WWBP-LP (Channel 25; FREEDOM, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
East Palestine fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

East Palestine fatal accident list:

May 25, 2007 07:16 AM, Sr-165, Lat: 40.843289, Lon: -80.540136, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 28, 2003 08:07 PM, Sr-14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 28, 2003 12:30 AM, Sr-14, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Sep 20, 1986 06:01 PM, Nmarketst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.1mTotal length
  • 18,927Total average daily traffic
  • 1,201Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,270Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in East Palestine, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for East Palestine, OH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in East Palestine)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in East Palestine, OH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EAST PALESTINE, 95 Kempel Rd (Lat: 40.835056 Lon: -80.562278), Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: WPND601,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10616.2 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasareg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Palestine)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in East Palestine)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$71,0378$61,12530$72,1542$12,4703$37,497
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$61,9206$75,3650$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$46,52522$78,4242$17,6300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$7,9109$75,9860$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$95,3750$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9515.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2002
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$83,4206$85,1121$56,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$93,7400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9515.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Palestine, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Palestine, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 35. The highest number of reported fires - 51 took place in 2008, and the least - 27 in 2011. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in East Palestine, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.9%), and Outside Fires (37.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in East Palestine, OH
    • 30650.9%Structure Fires
    • 22737.8%Outside Fires
    • 6410.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for East Palestine, OH
Most common first names in East Palestine, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8680.1 years
William8073.8 years
John6975.7 years
Robert6770.0 years
James6571.7 years
Charles5675.3 years
Dorothy5176.6 years
Margaret4980.1 years
George4872.9 years
Ruth4278.7 years
Most common last names in East Palestine, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis2473.9 years
Smith2379.0 years
Ward2180.2 years
Clark1976.3 years
Guy1876.8 years
Hill1874.1 years
Sutherin1577.6 years
Henry1575.3 years
Dyke1481.4 years
Morris1480.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Palestine, OH
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Electricity
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Palestine, OH
  • 79.8%Utility gas
  • 20.2%Electricity


East Palestine 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Perry R. Gibson (6)
  • Perry Robert Gibson (2)
  • Margaret L. Mackay (1)
  • Aaron T. Allison (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2021.