Flat Rock, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 233.
Males: 108  (46.7%)
Females: 125  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 44828.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,001
Flat Rock:

$50,001
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,073

Flat Rock CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,030
Flat Rock:

$103,030
OH:

$140,100

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,005.

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  • Races in Flat Rock, OH (2010)

    Flat Rock races chart
    • 22395.7%White alone
    • 52.1%Hispanic
    • 31.3%Black alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Flat Rock: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (72.4%), German (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

For population 25 years and over in Flat Rock:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Flat Rock CDP:

  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 1.1%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lorain, OH (38.8 miles , pop. 68,652).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Toledo, OH (47.5 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (252.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bellevue, OH (1.7 miles ), Clyde, OH (2.8 miles ), Monroeville, OH (2.9 miles ), Green Springs, OH (3.2 miles ), Vickery, OH (3.3 miles) , Republic, OH (3.4 miles ), Castalia, OH (3.4 miles ), Holiday Lakes, OH (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 41.24 N, Longitude: 82.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 419

Flat Rock household income distribution Flat Rock home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Tornado activity:

Flat Rock-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/10/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Flat Rock place center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F3 tornado 8.0 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Flat Rock-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 129.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from Flat Rock 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 217.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.6 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) earthquake occurred 117.1 miles away from Flat Rock 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 329.0 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 Seneca County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Flat Rock:

  • FLAT ROCK CARE CENTER (7353 CO RD #29)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Flat Rock:

  • ELMPARK (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BELLEVUE, OH)
  • BELLEVUE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; BELLEVUE, OH)
  • ARBORS AT CLYDE NSG ASSIST L (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLYDE, OH)
  • VINEWOOD HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CLYDE, OH)
  • BELLEVUE HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CLYDE, OH)
  • MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CLYDE, OH)
  • HOSPITALITY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLYDE, OH)

Amtrak station near Flat Rock:

  • 17 miles: SANDUSKY (DEPOT ST. & HAYES AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flat Rock:

  • Terra State Community College (about 18 miles; Fremont, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,119)
  • Tiffin University (about 19 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)
  • Oberlin College (about 34 miles; Oberlin, OH; FT enrollment: 2,795)
  • Ashland University (about 39 miles; Ashland, OH; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 42 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • Owens Community College (about 43 miles; Perrysburg, OH; FT enrollment: 9,416)
  • Lorain County Community College (about 43 miles; Elyria, OH; FT enrollment: 7,690)

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Church in Flat Rock: Ebenezer United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Seneca 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 2004 was 24.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 1.4%
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported
35 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.6
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Flat Rock CDP (based on Seneca County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,8038
Mainline Protestant8,22142
Evangelical Protestant2,92929
Black Protestant5812
Other2223
None25,989-
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: 10
Seneca County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Seneca County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Seneca County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Seneca County:

28.5%
Ohio:

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

13.1%
State:

11.9%

4.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,868 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sandusky County, OH  0.67% ($27,667 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.56% ($22,730)
from Wyandot County, OH  0.30% ($29,147)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hancock County, OH  0.70% ($28,146 average AGI)
to Sandusky County, OH  0.57% ($30,047)
to Wood County, OH  0.34% ($29,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flat Rock:

  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WFRO (900 AM; 1 kW; FREMONT, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flat Rock:

  • WNRR (92.1 FM; BELLEVUE, OH; Owner: BELLEVUE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMJK (100.9 FM; CLYDE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGGN (97.7 FM; CASTALIA, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WLKR-FM (95.3 FM; NORWALK, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHVT (90.5 FM; CLYDE, OH; Owner: CLYDE EDUCATIONAL B/CING FOUNDATION)
  • WXKR (94.5 FM; PORT CLINTON, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFRO-FM (99.1 FM; FREMONT, OH; Owner: BAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W202AW (88.3 FM; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKFM (96.1 FM; HURON, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCKY-FM (103.7 FM; TIFFIN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGTE-FM (91.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WJZE (97.3 FM; OAK HARBOR, OH; Owner: RASP BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WNZN (89.1 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: THE SPANISH CULTURAL NETWORK)
  • WLRD (96.9 FM; WILLARD, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WSWR (100.1 FM; SHELBY, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W201AX (88.1 FM; FREMONT, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Flat Rock:

  • WGGN-TV (Channel 52; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • W21BF (Channel 21; FREMONT, OH; Owner: TV 21, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • W54AF (Channel 54; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING. COMPANY, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 7324 N Sr 18 (Lat: 41.229222 Lon: -82.908528), Call Sign: KNCG807, Licensee ID: L00464597
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.115 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2002, Expiration Date: 02/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2012Registrant: Thompson, Township Of, Box 68, Flat Rock, OH 44828, Phone: (419) 483-6320
  • Lat: 41.235889 Lon: -82.869639, Call Sign: WPYM216
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 467.337 MHz, 467.362 MHzGrant Date: 09/05/2003, Expiration Date: 09/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/23/2010, Certifier: D LeepRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA8ZZP, Licensee ID: L01368865, Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Certifier: Allen L Hasselbach, Registrant: Allen L Hasselbach, 7690 Main St, Flat Rock, OH 44828-0066
  • Call Sign: KB8ESZ, Licensee ID: L01371758, Grant Date: 02/20/2008, Expiration Date: 05/20/2018, Certifier: Rosann L Hasselbach, Registrant: Rosann L Hasselbach, 7690 Main St, Flat Rock, OH 44828-0066

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Flat Rock compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Flat Rock on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #44 (44828) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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