Hemlock, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 155 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 74  (47.9%)
Females: 81  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  29.8 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip code: 43730

Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,902 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Hemlock:

$39,902
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,725 (it was $7,701 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $82,318 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Hemlock:

$82,318
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $158,718; Detached houses: $176,510; Townhouses or other attached units: $84,163; In 2-unit structures: $75,057; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,333; Mobile homes: $71,395

Median gross rent in 2016: $587.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hemlock: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (36.4%), Irish (20.8%), Scotch-Irish (9.1%), German (6.5%), Eastern European (5.2%), English (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 409 people per square mile   (low).

Hemlock, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Hemlock:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hemlock village:

  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $742 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $838 (1.5%)

Hemlock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (52.2 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (328.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sulphur Springs, OH (0.9 miles) , Shawnee, OH (1.7 miles ), Corning, OH (1.9 miles ), Rendville, OH (2.0 miles) , New Straitsville, OH (2.1 miles ), Murray City, OH (2.4 miles ), Glouster, OH (2.7 miles ), Carbon Hill, OH (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.59 N, Longitude: 82.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

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

5.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-24.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (46%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (41%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

Average climate in Hemlock, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hemlock, Ohio average temperatures Hemlock, Ohio average precipitation Hemlock, Ohio humidity Hemlock, Ohio wind speed Hemlock, Ohio snowfall Hemlock, Ohio sunshine Hemlock, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Hemlock-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 53.4 miles away from the Hemlock village center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hemlock-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 81% 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 135.8 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 160.7 miles away from Hemlock center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 134.2 miles away from Hemlock 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 317.8 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 Perry County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Hemlock:

  • NEW LEXINGTON CARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEW LEXINGTON, OH)
  • MOUNT ALOYSIUS CORP (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NEW LEXINGTON, OH)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-LOGAN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LOGAN, OH)
  • BCS/HOCKING VALLEY HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; LOGAN, OH)
  • BCS/DOWLER ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; LOGAN, OH)
  • BCS/HUNTER STREET HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LOGAN, OH)
  • HOCKING VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; LOGAN, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hemlock:

  • Hocking College (about 11 miles; Nelsonville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,146)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 19 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Zane State College (about 27 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Muskingum University (about 36 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 37 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 37 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,995)
  • Denison University (about 39 miles; Granville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,268)

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Perry 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 34.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.41
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.34
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.21
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.4%
(29.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  82.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.9%
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:

8.6
Ohio average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hemlock village (based on Perry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,67531
Catholic3,0006
Evangelical Protestant2,82736
Other12
None26,555-
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
Perry County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Perry County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

28.8%
Ohio:

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

12.4%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hemlock:

46.3%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hemlock:

37.3%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.1
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hemlock:

13.9%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

20.0%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

45.5%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.0%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Hemlock:

91.7%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hemlock, OH Residents
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 2$584
Totals for Government 0$0 2$584

5.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
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 Fairfield County, OH  1.08% ($31,460 average AGI)
from Muskingum County, OH  0.86% ($27,046)
from Licking County, OH  0.80% ($34,624)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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 Fairfield County, OH  1.00% ($30,850 average AGI)
to Muskingum County, OH  0.85% ($23,607)
to Licking County, OH  0.68% ($29,314)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hemlock:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAIS (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUCHTEL, OH; Owner: NELSONVILLE TV CABLE, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLGN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LOGAN, OH; Owner: ROGER L. HINERMAN d/b/a LOGAN BROADCASTING)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATH (970 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, OH)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hemlock:

  • WWJM (106.3 FM; NEW LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: PERRY COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCVZ (92.7 FM; SOUTH ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN VOICE OF CENTRAL OHIO, INC)
  • WSEO (107.7 FM; NELSONVILLE, OH; Owner: NELSONVILLE TV CABLE, INC.)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WYBZ (107.3 FM; CROOKSVILLE, OH; Owner: Y BRIDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W211BT (90.1 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHOK-FM (95.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLGN-FM (98.3 FM; LOGAN, OH; Owner: ROGER L. HINERMAN d/b/a LOGAN BROADCASTING)
  • WXTQ (105.5 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: WATH, INC.)
  • WHIZ-FM (102.5 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRY (88.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, OH; Owner: ARCANGEL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WOUZ-FM (90.1 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WJZA (103.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hemlock:

  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WHIZ-TV (Channel 18; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO TELEVISION SYSTEM)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 200Total average daily traffic
  • 5Total average daily truck traffic
  • 208Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10397 State Route 155 Se (Lat: 39.591000 Lon: -82.142639), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WPYW900, Licensee ID: L00351387
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHzGrant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: David LanningRegistrant: Southern Local School District

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Hemlock compared to Ohio state average:

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