Gordon, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 209 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 
Males: 104  (49.8%)
Females: 105  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip code: 45304

Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,252 (it was $35,750 in 2000)
Gordon:

$53,252
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,653 (it was $16,949 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,797 (it was $81,300 in 2000)
Gordon:

$88,797
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $108,182; Detached houses: $108,655

Median gross rent in 2016: $791.

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  • Races in Gordon, OH (2010)

    Gordon races chart
    • 20797.6%White alone
    • 20.9%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Other race alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gordon: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.2%), American (7.8%), Irish (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (5.2%), English (3.9%), Pennsylvania German (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1045 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,276 people per square mile   (low).

Gordon, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Gordon:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gordon village:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,147 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,684 (1.7%)

Gordon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dayton, OH (20.2 miles , pop. 166,179).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (55.0 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (212.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Verona, OH (1.5 miles ), Ithaca, OH (1.6 miles) , Pitsburg, OH (2.0 miles ), Arcanum, OH (2.2 miles ), Potsdam, OH (2.3 miles ), Lewisburg, OH (2.4 miles ), Phillipsburg, OH (2.4 miles ), Castine, OH (2.5 miles) .

Latitude: 39.93 N, Longitude: 84.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 937

Gordon household income distribution Gordon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)

Average climate in Gordon, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gordon-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Gordon village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the village center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gordon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 208.0 miles away from Gordon center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 196.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 241.0 miles away from Gordon center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 128.2 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 Darke County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Gordon:

  • ENGLEWOOD MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ENGLEWOOD, OH)
  • CYPRESS POINTE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ENGLEWOOD, OH)
  • OA-RANDOLPH (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CLAYTON, OH)
  • GRACE BRETHREN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ENGLEWOOD, OH)
  • COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH NETWORK (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • DIALYSIS CENTERS OF DARKE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • WAYNE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gordon:

  • Sinclair Community College (about 21 miles; Dayton, OH; Full-time enrollment: 13,779)
  • Indiana University-East (about 21 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • Edison State Community College (about 23 miles; Piqua, OH; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • University of Dayton (about 23 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 26 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 14,482)
  • Fortis College-Centerville (about 28 miles; Centerville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,527)
  • Miami University-Oxford (about 32 miles; Oxford, OH; FT enrollment: 17,670)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 73.5. This is about average.

City:

73.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.167
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.836. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.836
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.85
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.0%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.9 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  79.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Ohio average:

10.7

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

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Religion statistics for Gordon village (based on Darke County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,35656
Catholic7,0975
Mainline Protestant5,35627
Other3115
None30,839-
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: 8
Darke County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Darke County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Darke County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Darke County:

28.2%
Ohio:

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

12.5%
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 8$452
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$147
Totals for Government 0$0 9$599

Gordon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($47.85)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($33.49)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($23.92)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($9.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($9.57)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($4.78)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($33.49)

Gordon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($47.85)
    Highways: $6,000 ($28.71)
  • Tax - Property: $42,000 ($200.96)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($9.57)

Gordon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($191.39)

3.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.43%
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 Montgomery County, OH  0.52% ($34,928 average AGI)
from Miami County, OH  0.46% ($26,908)
from Randolph County, IN  0.32% ($23,971)


4.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
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 Miami County, OH  0.70% ($30,440 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, OH  0.63% ($27,169)
to Randolph County, IN  0.27% ($23,351)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gordon:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WING (1410 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH)
  • WHIO (1290 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gordon:

  • WGTZ (92.9 FM; EATON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WDKF (94.5 FM; ENGLEWOOD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLQT (99.9 FM; KETTERING, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMMX (107.7 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTUE (104.7 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRNB (92.1 FM; WEST CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DAYTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFCJ (93.7 FM; MIAMISBURG, OH; Owner: MIAMI VALLEY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WXEG (103.9 FM; BEAVERCREEK, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFMG (101.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDPT (95.7 FM; PIQUA, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WOKL (96.9 FM; TROY, OH; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WPFB-FM (105.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WDPR (88.1 FM; WEST CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMUB (88.5 FM; OXFORD, OH; Owner: THE PRES.& TRUSTEES OF MIAMI UNIV.)
  • WQRP (89.5 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WQRP FAMILY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gordon:

  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • W61DE (Channel 61; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WRCX-LP (Channel 51; DAYTON, OH; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD8KIR, Licensee ID: L01472921, Grant Date: 03/09/2009, Expiration Date: 03/09/2019, Certifier: Jeffery A Yantis, Registrant: Jeffery A Yantis, 401 North St, Gordon, OH 45304

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (19%)

Gordon 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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