Gambier, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 2,486 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.9%
Males: 1,155  (46.5%)
Females: 1,331  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

20.6 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 43050.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $78,998 (it was $51,964 in 2000)
Gambier:

$78,998
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,661 (it was $9,661 in 2000)

Gambier village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $253,440 (it was $109,400 in 2000)
Gambier:

$253,440
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $249,852; detached houses: $248,882

Median gross rent in 2019: $652.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gambier: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.9%

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  • Races in Gambier, OH (2019)
    • 2,07884.9%White alone
    • 1335.4%Hispanic
    • 1164.7%Two or more races
    • 933.8%Black alone
    • 230.9%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Gambier, Ohio as of December 04, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gambier is 619 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (16.3%), German (12.0%), American (6.5%), European (4.5%), Scottish (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 2,655 people per square mile   (average).

Gambier, Ohio map

151 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.9% Africa).

This village:

6.2%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,173 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,678 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (41.3 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (293.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Howard, OH (2.1 miles ),
Mount Vernon, OH (2.1 miles ),
Apple Valley, OH (2.2 miles ),
Martinsburg, OH (2.8 miles),
Danville, OH (2.9 miles ),
Bladensburg, OH (2.9 miles),
Utica, OH (3.2 miles ),
Fredericktown, OH (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.38 N, Longitude: 82.40 W

Area code: 740

Distribution of median household income in Gambier, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gambier, OH in 2019
Gambier satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $126,800
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $324,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $112,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $281,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $285,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $198,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $220,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Gambier, OH residents
Average permit cost in Gambier, OH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Ohio:

5.2%
Most common industries in Gambier, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (49.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Construction (2.9%)
  • Machinery (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (43.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Health care (3.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (52.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.2%)
  • Social assistance (1.5%)
Most common occupations in Gambier, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (11.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Media and communications workers (9.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.5%)
  • Cashiers (8.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (21.1%)
  • Media and communications workers (11.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.9%)
  • Cashiers (8.5%)
  • Art and design workers (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (16.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (8.3%)
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.1%)

Average climate in Gambier, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gambier-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Gambier village center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1981, a category F3 tornado 26.7 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 56 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gambier-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 32% 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 129.9 miles away from Gambier center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 106.6 miles away from Gambier 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 171.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 293.8 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 104.5 miles away from Gambier 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) earthquake occurred 322.0 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 Knox County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gambier topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gambier:

  • KNOX COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
  • KNOX COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
  • COUNTRY COURT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
  • COUNTRY CLUB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
  • COUNTRY CLUB RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
  • MT VERNON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
  • LAURELS OF MT VERNON THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, OH)

College/University in Gambier:

  • Kenyon College (Full-time enrollment: 1,830; Location: Kenyon College; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.kenyon.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gambier:

  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 22 miles; Newark, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,995)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 22 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Denison University (about 23 miles; Granville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Otterbein University (about 34 miles; Westerville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,933)
  • Ashland University (about 34 miles; Ashland, OH; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Zane State College (about 35 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • The College of Wooster (about 39 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)

Public elementary/middle school in Gambier:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gambier: College Township Fire Department Station 1 (A), Gambier Town Hall (B), Wing Center (C), Wertheimer Fieldhouse (D), Weaver Cottage (E), Watson Hall (F), Walton House (G), Tomsich Hall (H), Timberlake House (I), Sunset Cottage (J), Storer Hall (K), Stephens Hall (L), Snowden Multicultural Center (M), Shaffer Speech Building (N), Seitz House (O), Samuel Mather Hall (P), Rosse Hall (Q), Ransom Hall (R), Peirce Hall (S), Palme House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gambier include: Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit (A), Epworth Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kenyon Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gambier include: McBride Field (1), Baars Tennis Courts (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Knox 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 Gambier and their reported violations in the past:

GAMBIER VILLAGE PWS (Population served: 2,391, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
KENYON COLLEGE BROWN FAMILY ENVIRONMENTA (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • TOMAHAWK GOLF COURSE (Population served: 79, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

36.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
1,570 people in college/university student housing in 2010
1,308 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Banks with branches in Gambier (2011 data):

  • The Peoples Bank: at 103 East Wiggin Street, branch established on 1920/06/01. Info updated 2009/06/25: Bank assets: $49.0 mil, Deposits: $43.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancshares Of Gambier Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Gambier:

Marital status in Gambier, OH
  • Never married: 82.4%
  • Now married: 15.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 1.8%

For population 25 years and over in Gambier:

  • High school or higher: 99.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 75.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 51.3%
  • Unemployed: 41.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Ohio average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gambier
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gambier, OH (based on Knox County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,14376
Mainline Protestant6,26039
Catholic3,2502
Other3892
Black Protestant1231
None37,756-
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: 12
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.6%
Ohio:

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

11.7%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gambier:

52.2%
State:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

74.7%
Ohio:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.1
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.7%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gambier:

8.2%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.4
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

19.4%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

67.9%
Ohio:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

87.9%
Ohio:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gambier, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$2,577$3,8661$565
Other and Unallocable 3$11,663$46,6520$0
Financial Administration 1$6,280$75,3600$0
Sewerage 1$10,646$127,7520$0
Totals for Government 13$31,166$28,7691$565

Gambier government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $385,000 ($154.87)
    Water Utilities: $231,000 ($92.92)
    Sewerage: $189,000 ($76.03)
    Police Protection: $168,000 ($67.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($16.49)
    General Public Buildings: $26,000 ($10.46)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($8.85)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($8.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($2.82)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($1.21)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($20.51)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $32,000 ($12.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $148,000 ($59.53)
    Water Utilities: $82,000 ($32.98)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($26.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $168,000 ($67.58)

Gambier government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $315,000 ($126.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($2.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $38,000 ($15.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($10.06)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($7.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $385,000 ($154.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($10.06)
    Highways: $24,000 ($9.65)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $755,000 ($303.70)

Gambier government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,280,000 ($514.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $942,000 ($378.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $338,000 ($135.96)

Gambier government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,322,000 ($531.78)

5.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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 Franklin County, OH  0.96% ($51,853 average AGI)
from Licking County, OH  0.79% ($39,606)
from Delaware County, OH  0.56% ($78,882)


5.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
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 Franklin County, OH  0.85% ($39,974 average AGI)
to Licking County, OH  0.66% ($43,053)
to Richland County, OH  0.37% ($39,235)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gambier:

  • WMVO (1300 AM; 0 kW; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gambier:

  • WKCO (91.9 FM; GAMBIER, OH; Owner: KENYON COLLEGE)
  • WQIO (93.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBK (98.3 FM; FREDERICKTOWN, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNZR (90.9 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: MT. VERNON NAZARENE COLLEGE)
  • WSMZ (103.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, OH; Owner: STOP 26- RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WOSV (91.7 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVNO-FM (106.1 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: JOHNNY APPLESEED BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCLT-FM (100.3 FM; NEWARK, OH; Owner: WCLT RADIO, INC.)
  • WBZW (107.7 FM; LOUDONVILLE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSE (91.1 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNKO (101.7 FM; NEWARK, OH; Owner: RUNNYMEDE, INC.)
  • WJIC (91.7 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gambier:

  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W32AR (Channel 32; LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOHZ-LP (Channel 57; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION, INC.)

Gambier fatal accident list:

Sep 3, 1982 01:55 PM, 229, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 40.5mTotal length
  • $403,000Total costs
  • 4,660Total average daily traffic
  • 424Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,470Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gambier, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gambier, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Jennifer Flynn, 20373 New Gambier Road (Lat: 40.390611 Lon: -82.382472), Type: 93.2, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (678) 339-4277
  • Jennifer Flynn, 20373 New Gambier Road (Lat: 40.390611 Lon: -82.382472), Type: 93.2, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (678) 339-4277
  • Jerri L Janjua, 20373 New Gambier Road (Lat: 40.390611 Lon: -82.382472), Type: 93.2, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Regulatory Manager, 20373 New Gambier Road (Lat: 40.390611 Lon: -82.382472), Type: 93.2, Structure height: 39083 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 20373 New Gambier Road (Lat: 40.390611 Lon: -82.382472), Type: 93.2, Structure height: 39083 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, #150 Mcgasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 20373 New Gambier Road (Lat: 40.390611 Lon: -82.382472), Type: 93.2, Structure height: 39083 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.378667 Lon: -82.395722, Call Sign: KWW912,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.387 MHz, 456.712 MHz, 456.737 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.662 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2015, Expiration Date: 02/22/2025, Certifier: Robert Hooper, Registrant: Electrocomm Columbus Corp., 2967 Switzer Ave., Columbus, OH 43219, Phone: (614) 257-0544, Fax: (614) 257-0486, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gambier)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 190 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 147 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1058D, N1058D, N-1058D, Serial Number: 7670, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/30/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Sierra Aeronautics Ltd LLC, Po Box 593, Gambier, OH 43022
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44761, N44761, N-44761, Serial Number: 28-7515025, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 07/27/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Glen F Day, 17538 Glen Road, Gambier, OH 43022
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-3B-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 4731R, N4731R, N-4731R, Serial Number: 6719, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 02/14/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Tiny Dog Aviation Ltd, Po Box 593, Gambier, OH 43022
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5004M, N5004M, N-5004M, Serial Number: 10304, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 01/30/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael J Gibson, 3340 Grove Church Rd, Gambier, OH 43022, Other Owners: Raenel V Gibson
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/27/2013
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-3B-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7863S, N7863S, N-7863S, Serial Number: 6630, Certificate Issue Date: 09/18/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Sierra Aeronautics LLC, Po Box 593, Gambier, OH 43022
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7FC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8930R, N8930R, N-8930R, Serial Number: 7FC380, Certificate Issue Date: 03/25/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Sierra Aeronautics LLC, Po Box 593, Gambier, OH 43022

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 fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of fires - 39 took place in 2007, and the least - 3 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gambier, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.6%), and Outside Fires (40.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gambier, OH
    • 12844.6%Structure Fires
    • 11740.8%Outside Fires
    • 3813.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gambier, OH
Most common first names in Gambier, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1783.0 years
James1572.8 years
Charles1481.7 years
John1372.1 years
Paul1070.5 years
Robert1073.1 years
Helen885.0 years
William872.4 years
George780.4 years
Dorothy677.5 years
Most common last names in Gambier, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1174.3 years
Horn876.6 years
Laymon876.5 years
Fawcett780.7 years
Wolfe785.0 years
White775.1 years
Ransom785.4 years
Clark670.7 years
Burch583.0 years
Hall583.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gambier, OH
  • 93.7%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 2.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gambier, OH
  • 56.3%Electricity
  • 43.8%Utility gas


Gambier compared to Ohio state average:

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

Gambier on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2022.