Freeport, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 362 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 
Males: 177  (49.0%)
Females: 185  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 43973.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,282 (it was $18,558 in 2000)
Freeport:

$34,282
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,680 (it was $15,877 in 2000)

Freeport village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,733 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Freeport:

$65,733
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $98,367; Detached houses: $105,532; Townhouses or other attached units: $87,050; In 2-unit structures: $33,935; Mobile homes: $24,136

Median gross rent in 2013: $364.

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  • Races in Freeport, OH (2010)

    Freeport races chart
    • 36097.6%White alone
    • 92.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Freeport: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Irish (17.3%), English (9.4%), United States (8.2%), Scottish (5.2%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 604 people per square mile   (low).

Freeport,OH real estate house value index trend

Freeport, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Freeport:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freeport village:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.7%
Ohio:

4.1%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Freeport, Ohio as of July 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Freeport to the number of sex offenders is 61 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $823 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $475 (0.8%)

Freeport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (41.5 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (61.1 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (324.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Tippecanoe, OH (2.0 miles) , Holloway, OH (2.8 miles ), Deersville, OH (2.8 miles) , Fairview, OH (3.3 miles) , Flushing, OH (3.4 miles ), Dennison, OH (3.6 miles ), Uhrichsville, OH (3.7 miles ), Gnadenhutten, OH (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.21 N, Longitude: 81.27 W

Area code: 740

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

5.3%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-15.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

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

Average climate in Freeport, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Freeport-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Freeport village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/13/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the village center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Freeport-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% 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 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from Freeport 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 199.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 165.1 miles away from Freeport center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 200.2 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 Harrison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Freeport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Freeport:

  • DOVE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; UHRICHSVILLE, OH)
  • ART INC-STRATTON LANE HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; FLUSHING, OH)
  • FLUSHING HILLS NURSING HOME INC**CLD (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FLUSHING, OH)
  • CHARITY NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DENNISON, OH)
  • TWIN CITY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; UHRICHSVILLE, OH)
  • BEACON POINTE REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; UHRICHSVILLE, OH)
  • STAR NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BETHESDA, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeport:

  • Muskingum University (about 29 miles; New Concord, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • West Liberty University (about 36 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 36 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Malone University (about 44 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,201)
  • Zane State College (about 45 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Walsh University (about 47 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Kent State University at Stark (about 47 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 3,259)

Public elementary/middle school in Freeport:

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Notable location: Freeport Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Services (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Freeport Presbyterian Cemetery (1), Freeport Methodist Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Craborchard Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Harrison 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 2003 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 7.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

1.93

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

FREEPORT VILLAGE PWS (Population served: 455, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TWIN HILLS PARK CAMPGROUND PWS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.3%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  54.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.2%
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: 0.6% of all households

Freeport compared to Ohio state average:

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

Banks with branches in Freeport (2011 data):

  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Freeport Branch at 102 East Main Street, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Ohio average:

10.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Freeport village (based on Harrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,59727
Evangelical Protestant1,11818
Catholic5353
Black Protestant1801
Other-1
None11,434-
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: 6
Harrison County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Harrison County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Harrison County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

30.2%
Ohio:

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

10.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$1,658
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$461
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$817
Totals for Government 0$0 12$2,936

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
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 Tuscarawas County, OH  0.96% ($24,630 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.94% ($29,283)
from Belmont County, OH  0.55% ($26,452)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
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 Tuscarawas County, OH  1.31% ($24,946 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, OH  0.79% ($22,333)
to Belmont County, OH  0.69% ($27,513)

Strongest AM radio stations in Freeport:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freeport:

  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTUZ (99.9 FM; UHRICHSVILLE, OH; Owner: WTUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WILE-FM (97.7 FM; BYESVILLE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCMJ (96.7 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIK (92.1 FM; PLEASANT CITY, OH; Owner: DAVID L. WILSON)
  • W213AJ (90.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, ET, OH; Owner: VALLEY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W201BD (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Freeport:

  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Freeport)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 19451 Sligo Rd (Lat: 40.190944 Lon: -81.368194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.1 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQPR522
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.4800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/2012, Expiration Date: 07/28/2022, Certifier: William Tipka
    Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc, 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Freeport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: WOODY RONALD J JR CORBEN JR ACE E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4262C , Serial Number: RW-1, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel B Spencer, 22123 Agate Rd, Freeport, OH 43973

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Freeport

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Freeport, OH
Most common first names in Freeport, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2368.4 years
John2374.5 years
William2175.8 years
Charles1976.3 years
Mary1684.1 years
Robert1169.8 years
Donald970.7 years
Richard965.8 years
Helen980.1 years
Ruth880.1 years
Most common last names in Freeport, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Baker983.5 years
Simpson878.3 years
Bardall880.6 years
Vanfossen882.2 years
Dunlap881.2 years
Jones767.4 years
Mallarnee787.2 years
Gray780.6 years
Hamilton771.7 years
Clark685.7 years
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