Hockingport, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 212.
Males: 146  (69.1%)
Females: 66  (30.9%)
Median resident age:  65.9 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,193
Hockingport:

$36,193
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,343

Hockingport CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,400
Hockingport:

$108,400
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $16,265; Mobile homes: $11,060
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  • Races in Hockingport, OH (2010)

    Hockingport races chart
    • 20898.1%White alone
    • 31.4%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hockingport: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Welsh (94.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 620 feet

For population 25 years and over in Hockingport:

  • High school or higher: 32.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Hockingport CDP:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 15.8%
  • Widowed: 19.3%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,856 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $278 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (58.4 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (86.3 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (356.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Coolville, OH (1.8 miles ), Tuppers Plains, OH (2.3 miles ), Washington, WV (2.4 miles ), Little Hocking, OH (2.4 miles ), Lubeck, WV (2.6 miles ), Blennerhassett, WV (2.9 miles ), Belpre, OH (3.3 miles ), Stewart, OH (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.19 N, Longitude: 81.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

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

5.1%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Tornado activity:

Hockingport-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.0 miles away from the Hockingport place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/2003, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the place center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hockingport-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 136.4 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 174.6 miles away from Hockingport center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 169.9 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 135.7 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 334.4 miles away from Hockingport center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 167.4 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 Athens County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hockingport:

  • ARCADIA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; COOLVILLE, OH)
  • DAVITA - BELPRE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BELPRE, OH)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF SOUTHEAST OHIO, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GUYSVILLE, OH)
  • DIALYSIS SERVICES OF BELPRE (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; BELPRE, OH)
  • PARKERSBURG CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • WILLOWS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • GIHON ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hockingport:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 14 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Hocking College (about 31 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Zane State College (about 56 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Muskingum University (about 56 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • West Virginia State University (about 56 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 65 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)

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Notable location: Duttons Landing (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Hockingport Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Athens 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 2013 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 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 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.41
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.63. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.63
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 19.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.13
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 37.6%
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
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:

13.0
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hockingport CDP (based on Athens County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,17442
Evangelical Protestant5,09345
Catholic1,9465
Other8905
None51,654-
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: 13
Athens County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Athens County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Athens County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Athens County:

29.4%
Ohio:

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

13.9%
State:

11.9%

7.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Athens County:

0.08%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, OH  0.72% ($26,785 average AGI)
from Meigs County, OH  0.38% ($24,362)
from Washington County, OH  0.37% ($31,424)


8.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($258 average AGI)
Athens County:

0.13%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  0.98% ($32,933 average AGI)
to Hocking County, OH  0.44% ($21,613)
to Washington County, OH  0.37% ($27,221)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hockingport:

  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKYG (1230 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WLTP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WMOV (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: HAROLD F. PARSHALL)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hockingport:

  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WCVV (89.5 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: BELPRE EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WNUS (107.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • W211BT (90.1 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXTQ (105.5 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: WATH, INC.)
  • WVRP (90.7 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • W282AI (104.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: FINE ARTS RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Hockingport:

  • W45BW (Channel 45; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WTAP-TV (Channel 15; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Hockingport compared to Ohio state average:

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

Hockingport on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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