Jerusalem, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 163 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 
Males: 93  (57.6%)
Females: 70  (42.4%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip code: 43747

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,434 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Jerusalem:

$40,434
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,401 (it was $12,873 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,530 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Jerusalem:

$72,530
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $80,641; Detached houses: $80,783

Median gross rent in 2013: $493.

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    • 15998.8%White alone
    • 21.2%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jerusalem: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.5%), Irish (20.3%), English (15.0%), Dutch (6.8%), Welsh (5.3%), Greek (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 649 people per square mile   (low).

Jerusalem, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Jerusalem:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 57.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jerusalem village:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 21.1%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Jerusalem, Ohio as of May 01, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Jerusalem to the number of sex offenders is 81 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $763 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $594 (0.8%)

Jerusalem satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (67.5 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (71.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (315.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wilson, OH (1.2 miles) , Beallsville, OH (1.8 miles ), Miltonsburg, OH (2.0 miles) , Woodsfield, OH (2.5 miles ), Lewisville, OH (3.0 miles ), Barnesville, OH (3.2 miles ), Batesville, OH (3.3 miles) , Bethesda, OH (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.85 N, Longitude: 81.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

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

11.7%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-14.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (28%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (43%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Average climate in Jerusalem, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Jerusalem-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the Jerusalem village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 tornado 41.7 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jerusalem-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 121.1 miles away from Jerusalem 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 190.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 190.7 miles away from Jerusalem center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 179.4 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 Monroe County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jerusalem topographic map

Birthplace of: Mark A. Carleton - Botanist and plant pathologist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Jerusalem:

  • MONROE COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WOODSFIELD, OH)
  • BARNESVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BARNESVILLE, OH)
  • ART INC-BARNESVILLE MAIN ST GH (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BARNESVILLE, OH)
  • ART INC-WILEY AVENUE HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BARNESVILLE, OH)
  • ART INC-DUSTY LANE HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BARNESVILLE, OH)
  • BARNESVILLE HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BARNESVILLE, OH)
  • SOUTHEASTERN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BARNESVILLE, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jerusalem:

  • West Liberty University (about 34 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Muskingum University (about 36 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 45 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Waynesburg University (about 49 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 50 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Zane State College (about 51 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Fairmont State University (about 56 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)

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Monroe 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 53.8. This is better than average.

City:

53.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.432. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.432
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 23.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.9%
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 4.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Jerusalem compared to Ohio 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Ohio average:

10.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jerusalem village (based on Monroe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,16844
Mainline Protestant2,58328
Catholic7564
None7,135-
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: 4
Monroe County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Monroe County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Monroe County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

31.0%
Ohio:

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

13.7%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $3,000 ($18.40)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($18.40)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($6.13)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($6.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($24.54)

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

  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,000 ($42.94)
    Property: $2,000 ($12.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($165.64)

4.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
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 Belmont County, OH  0.99% ($36,887 average AGI)
from Wetzel County, WV  0.43% ($48,652)
from Washington County, OH  0.37% ($22,200)


4.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
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 Belmont County, OH  1.24% ($30,924 average AGI)
to Washington County, OH  0.32% ($30,588)
to Franklin County, OH  0.23% ($28,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jerusalem:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WETZ (1330 AM; 1 kW; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jerusalem:

  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WXCR (92.3 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYMJ (99.5 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Jerusalem:

  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jerusalem)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • JERSUSALEM R, 9555 Jerusalem Road (Lat: 41.639250 Lon: -83.318889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 80.5 m, Call Sign: WQEU543
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2006, Expiration Date: 04/18/2016, Certifier: Kenneth Perry
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • DET1109, 9555 Jerusalem Road (Lat: 41.639167 Lon: -83.318889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 80.5 m, Call Sign: WQFB704, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/2006, Expiration Date: 06/08/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • 833 N. Cousino Rd At Arquette Rd. (Lat: 41.667528 Lon: -83.356028), Structure height: 438 m, Call Sign: WGV769
    Assigned Frequencies: 6925.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/1986, Expiration Date: 10/01/2013
    Registrant: Covington & Burling LLP, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 662-5552, Fax: (202) 778-5552, Email:
  • 833 N. Cousino Rd. At Arquette Rd. (Lat: 41.667528 Lon: -83.356028), Overall height: 438 m, Call Sign: WLJ440
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/1986, Expiration Date: 10/01/2013
    Registrant: Covington & Burling LLP, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 662-5552, Fax: (202) 778-5552, Email:
  • 833 N. Cousino Rd. At Arquette Rd (Lat: 41.667528 Lon: -83.356028), Overall height: 438 m, Call Sign: WLJ444
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/1986, Expiration Date: 10/01/2013
    Registrant: Covington & Burling LLP, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 662-5552, Fax: (202) 778-5552, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jerusalem)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1
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