Hemlock, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 152 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 79  (52.2%)
Females: 73  (47.8%)
Median resident age:

47.2 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip code: 43730

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,895 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Hemlock:

$44,895
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,888 (it was $7,701 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $70,130 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Hemlock:

$70,130
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $181,702; detached houses: $201,050; townhouses or other attached units: $99,717; in 2-unit structures: $87,281; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,202; mobile homes: $84,395

Median gross rent in 2019: $740.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hemlock: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.4%
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  • Races in Hemlock, OH (2019)
    • 12694.0%White alone
    • 75.2%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (27.1%), Irish (27.1%), Scotch-Irish (8.5%), Eastern European (5.1%), German (5.1%), Italian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 401 people per square mile   (low).

Hemlock, Ohio map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,270 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $794 (1.2%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Hemlock, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hemlock, OH in 2019

Hemlock satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Ohio:

5.2%
Most common industries in Hemlock, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (22.6%)
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Machinery (12.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.5%)
  • Machinery (23.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (11.8%)
  • Food (11.8%)
  • Truck transportation (11.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (11.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (50.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (14.3%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (14.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
Most common occupations in Hemlock, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (23.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.8%)
  • Carpenters (11.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (11.8%)
  • Extraction workers (11.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (21.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (14.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (14.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 53.4. This is better than average.

City:

53.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.442. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.442
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.36
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 4.30. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.30
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3

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 significantly above Ohio state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 255.6 miles away from Hemlock 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 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 the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from Hemlock center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 223.2 miles away from Hemlock 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 Hemlock 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 (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Hemlock:

Marital status in Hemlock, OH
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Hemlock:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Ohio average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hemlock, OH (based on Perry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Ohio:

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

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

9.6%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.8%
Ohio:

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

12.4%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hemlock:

49.7%
Ohio:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hemlock:

47.1%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hemlock:

20.2%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
Ohio:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Hemlock:

79.1%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hemlock, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$250
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$629
Totals for Government 0$0 6$879

5.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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 Fairfield County, OH  1.19% ($34,513 average AGI)
from Muskingum County, OH  1.18% ($28,026)
from Licking County, OH  0.96% ($47,431)


6.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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 Muskingum County, OH  1.24% ($29,057 average AGI)
to Licking County, OH  1.09% ($36,281)
to Fairfield County, OH  1.06% ($36,110)

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
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.8mTotal length
  • 3,217Total average daily traffic
  • 165Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,464Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: David Lanning, Registrant: Southern Local School District

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hemlock, OH
  • 63.4%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.2%Wood
  • 7.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hemlock, OH
  • 93.3%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Electricity


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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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