Higginsport, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 247 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.1%
 
Males: 124  (50.4%)
Females: 123  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 45131.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,239 (it was $32,000 in 2000)
Higginsport:

$21,239
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,541 (it was $10,989 in 2000)

Higginsport village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,899 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Higginsport:

$76,899
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $96,634; Detached houses: $102,621; Mobile homes: $47,681

Median gross rent in 2013: $722.

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  • Races in Higginsport, OH (2010)

    Higginsport races chart
    • 24296.4%White alone
    • 52.0%Two or more races
    • 31.2%Hispanic
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Higginsport: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.0%), United States (29.0%), Italian (12.0%), Dutch (9.8%), Irish (9.4%), Scottish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 510 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,108 people per square mile   (low).

Higginsport,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Higginsport:

  • High school or higher: 71.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Higginsport village:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 37.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 22.8%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Higginsport, Ohio as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Higginsport to the number of sex offenders is 83 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $721 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $391 (0.5%)

Higginsport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (37.5 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (287.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Augusta, KY (1.5 miles ), Dover, KY (2.2 miles ), Georgetown, OH (2.5 miles ), Ripley, OH (2.8 miles ), Felicity, OH (2.8 miles ), Hamersville, OH (3.0 miles ), Brooksville, KY (3.0 miles ), Chilo, OH (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 38.79 N, Longitude: 83.97 W

Area code: 937

Higginsport household income distribution Higginsport home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Utilities (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (44%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Higginsport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Higginsport, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Higginsport-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Higginsport village center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Higginsport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 79% 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 40.5 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 45.0 miles away from Higginsport 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 213.0 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 211.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 214.0 miles away from Higginsport center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 122.8 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 Brown County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Higginsport topographic map

Birthplace of: Slim Sallee - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Higginsport:

  • US GRANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)
  • BRACKEN COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AUGUSTA, KY)
  • BROWN COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL - HOME CARE UNIT (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)
  • SOUTHWEST REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)
  • MEADOWWOOD WEST *CLOSED* (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)
  • VILLA GEORGETOWN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)
  • VILLA GEORGETOWN SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)

Amtrak station near Higginsport:

  • 15 miles: MAYSVILLE (W. FRONT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Higginsport:

  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 15 miles; Maysville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 24 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 32 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Southern State Community College (about 37 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,418)
  • Xavier University (about 38 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 38 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)

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

Cemeteries: Thomas Cemetery (1), Higginsport Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 18.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.3%
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Higginsport compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Banks with branches in Higginsport (2011 data):

  • The Merchants National Bank: Higginsport Branch at 314 Washington Street, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2009/09/09: Bank assets: $570.5 mil, Deposits: $475.2 mil, headquarters in Hillsboro, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Ohio average:

10.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Higginsport village (based on Brown County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,24238
Catholic2,8705
Mainline Protestant2,06722
Other3802
Black Protestant2462
None30,041-
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
Brown County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Brown County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

29.3%
Ohio:

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

9.8%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$600
Firefighters 0$0 8$170
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,120
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,890

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Clermont County, OH  2.23% ($26,288 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.54% ($36,011)
from Adams County, OH  0.44% ($33,310)


6.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
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 Clermont County, OH  2.76% ($26,936 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  0.58% ($28,800)
to Adams County, OH  0.38% ($29,806)

Strongest AM radio stations in Higginsport:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTM (1240 AM; 1 kW; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TABACCO CO.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Higginsport:

  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WAXZ (97.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTM-FM (95.9 FM; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOBO (88.7 FM; BATAVIA, OH; Owner: WCNE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY RADIO,INC)
  • WRAC (103.1 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: DREAMCATCHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVXW (89.5 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAGX (101.3 FM; MANCHESTER, OH; Owner: JEWELL SCHAEFFER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Higginsport:

  • W56AT (Channel 56; AUGUSTA, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)

Higginsport fatal accident list:

Dec 2, 1982 10:30 PM, 52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • DARRYL L ANDERSON, 5782 State Route 505 (Lat: 38.800278 Lon: -83.966111), Type: 111.0, Overall height: 107 m
    Registrant: 6149950063, Paul.Mayer@ohio.Gov, 2323 WEST 5TH AVE., SUITE 150
  • Richard J Keys, 6 Mi S Of Georgetown (Lat: 38.795556 Lon: -83.976667), Type: 109.8, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 6143977402, Cstroop@dps.State.Oh.Us, 1970 WEST BROAD STREET
  • Richard J Keys, 6 Mi S Of Georgetown (Lat: 38.795556 Lon: -83.976667), Type: 109.8, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 6143977402, Cstroop@dps.State.Oh.Us, 1970 WEST BROAD STREET
  • Robert W Markowski, 6 Mi S Of Georgetown (Lat: 38.795556 Lon: -83.976667), Type: 109.8, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 6143977402, Cstroop@dps.State.Oh.Us, 1970 WEST BROAD STREET
  • 6 Mi S Of Georgetown (Lat: 38.795556 Lon: -83.976667), Type: 94.0, Overall height: 94 m
    Registrant: 6144668785, , 660 N MAIN ST

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$76,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9519.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Higginsport, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles581.0 years
John581.4 years
William570.2 years
James384.0 years
Dorothy377.0 years
Henry373.0 years
Margaret379.3 years
Raymond380.4 years
Robert368.6 years
Harry260.5 years
Most common last names in Higginsport, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Prather764.9 years
Brookbank683.3 years
Crawford475.8 years
Starrett470.5 years
Thackston471.5 years
Antle385.6 years
Hines364.6 years
Shepard367.7 years
Smith375.0 years
Cann288.0 years
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