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Population in 2012: 204 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 

Males: 87  (42.7%)
Females: 117  (57.3%)

Median resident age:  44.0 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43323.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,428 (it was $35,556 in 2000)
Harpster:

$35,428
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,912

Harpster village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,350 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Harpster:

$76,350
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $97,171; Detached houses: $97,171

Median gross rent in 2012: $820.

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  • White alone - 199 (97.5%)
  • Black alone - 2 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harpster: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.3%), English (13.4%), Irish (10.8%), Swiss (10.3%), United States (7.8%), French (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 905 feet

Land area: 1.95 square miles.

Population density: 105 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Harpster:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harpster village:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Harpster, Ohio as of December 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Harpster to the number of sex offenders is 204 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $620 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $800 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (53.5 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (242.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Morral, OH (2.0 miles ), Upper Sandusky, OH (2.6 miles ), Marseilles, OH (2.8 miles) , Nevada, OH (2.9 miles ), Kirby, OH (3.2 miles) , Oceola, OH (3.3 miles) , New Bloomington, OH (3.3 miles ), Marion, OH (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.74 N, Longitude: 83.25 W

Area code: 740

Harpster household income distribution Harpster home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-14.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Harpster-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Harpster village center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harpster-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from Harpster center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wyandot County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Harpster:

  • FAIRHAVEN COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH)
  • HOSPICE OF WYANDOT COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH)
  • SUNNY VILLA INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH)

Political contributions by individuals in Harpster, OH

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harpster:

  • Tiffin University (about 27 miles; Tiffin, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,204)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 31 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • The University of Findlay (about 31 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 41 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • Otterbein College (about 46 miles; Westerville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 48 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 3,486)
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University (about 48 miles; Mount Vernon, OH; FT enrollment: 2,223)

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Notable location: Pitt Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  73.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  12.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Harpster compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Harpster (2011 data):

  • The Commercial Savings Bank: Harpster Branch at Wyandot And Cherokee Streets, branch established on 1883/01/01. Info updated 2007/12/26: Bank assets: $288.1 mil, Deposits: $259.3 mil, headquarters in Upper Sandusky, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Harpster travel time to work - commute


Harpster mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Harpster village (based on Wyandot County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.08%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents35.3%21.4%19.7%8.2%2.8%
Congregations10.4%35.4%10.4%6.3%4.2%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) General Conference Churches of God The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents2.4%2.2%1.5%1.2%5.1%
Congregations2.1%4.2%4.2%2.1%20.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Here:

4.01 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Wyandot County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Wyandot County:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wyandot County:

11.0%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.0%
State:

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

13.2%
Ohio:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$547
Totals for Government 0$0 8$547

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

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($73.53)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($19.61)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($9.80)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($9.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($53.92)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($58.82)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($34.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($34.31)
    Highways: $5,000 ($24.51)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($83.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $152,000 ($745.10)

5.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Ohio average:

5.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hancock County, OH  0.81% ($36,263 average AGI)
from Crawford County, OH  0.76% ($29,690)
from Seneca County, OH  0.70% ($27,606)


6.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
Ohio average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hancock County, OH  1.23% ($31,085 average AGI)
to Seneca County, OH  0.94% ($24,722)
to Marion County, OH  0.61% ($31,103)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harpster:

  • 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.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMRN (1490 AM; 1 kW; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harpster:

  • WOSB (91.1 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXML (90.1 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: KAYSER B/CAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYNT (95.9 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDIF (94.3 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMRN-FM (106.9 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKXA-FM (100.5 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQEL (92.7 FM; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: ANCHOR BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W257AB (99.3 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: GAP, INC.)
  • WFXN-FM (102.3 FM; GALION, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTN (95.3 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: RADIO GENERAL, LTD.)
  • WYXZ (98.7 FM; CRESTLINE, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCKY-FM (103.7 FM; TIFFIN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVXG (95.1 FM; MOUNT GILEAD, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Harpster:

  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • W54AF (Channel 54; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING. COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOCB-LP (Channel 39; MARION, OH; Owner: CENTRAL OHIO ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLQP-LP (Channel 18; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Maggie Staton, 5539 State Route 294 (Lat: 40.738222 Lon: -83.220472), Type: 69.1, Overall height: 67 m
    Registrant: 6145594448, Maggie.Staton@sprint.Com, 3000 CORPORATE EXCHANGE DR STE200
  • Maggie Staton, 5539 State Route 294 (Lat: 40.738222 Lon: -83.220472), Type: 69.1, Overall height: 67 m
    Registrant: 6145594448, Maggie.Staton@sprint.Com, 3000 CORPORATE EXCHANGE DR STE200
  • Kyle B Entz, 5539 State Route 294 (Lat: 40.738222 Lon: -83.220472), Type: 69.1, Overall height: 67 m
    Registrant: 8664006040, , 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • Richard J Byrne, 5539 State Route 294 (Lat: 40.738222 Lon: -83.220472), Type: 69.1, Overall height: 67 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Edward G Roach, 5539 State Route 294 (Lat: 40.738222 Lon: -83.220472), Type: 69.1, Structure height: 39175 m, Overall height: 67 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.736944 Lon: -83.250000, Call Sign: WQFG349
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2006, Expiration Date: 07/07/2016, Certifier: Mark Sethre
    Registrant: Cattron Group, Inc. Et Al, 58 West Shenango Street, Sharpsville, PA 16150, Phone: (724) 962-3571, Fax: (724) 962-4310, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH J35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8271D , Serial Number: D-5404, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Burton Aviation Inc, 5022 Cannon Dr, Harpster, OH 43323



Most common first names in Harpster, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles681.0 years
Robert674.0 years
Florence377.1 years
Mary380.0 years
Thomas385.3 years
Harold261.0 years
Donald277.5 years
Alice264.5 years
Carol280.4 years
Dwight278.1 years
Most common last names in Harpster, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Swihart475.5 years
Bils471.5 years
Brown463.5 years
Fowler487.5 years
Cottrell487.0 years
Smith369.4 years
French363.7 years
Swartz383.7 years
Bowman287.0 years
Althouse281.5 years
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