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Population in 2012: 161 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 

Males: 88  (54.7%)
Females: 73  (45.3%)

Median resident age:  43.8 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip code: 43747

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,612 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Jerusalem:

$37,612
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,833

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,346 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Jerusalem:

$74,346
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,930; Detached houses: $92,930

Median gross rent in 2012: $475.

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  • White alone - 159 (98.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jerusalem: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.3%), Irish (20.0%), English (14.1%), Greek (5.9%), United States (5.9%), Dutch (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 641 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Jerusalem:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 57.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jerusalem village:

  • Never married: 12.9%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 22.6%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Jerusalem, Ohio as of October 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jerusalem to the number of sex offenders is 161 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $755 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $723 (0.9%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-14.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Educational services (43%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (24%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Extraction workers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (33%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Bus drivers (7%)


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Tornado activity:

Jerusalem-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 17% 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 significantly below Ohio state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 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/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Jerusalem, OH

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jerusalem:

  • West Liberty University (about 34 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 44 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,131)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 49 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,736)
  • Fairmont State University (about 56 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,770)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 62 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • West Virginia University (about 63 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 24,899)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 65 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 19,492)

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

 
Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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AQI  SO2 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.8. This is worse than average.
City:

39.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.84. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.84
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 24.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

25.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.432. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.432
U.S.:

0.493


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.6%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jerusalem, OH

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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jerusalem travel time to work - commute


Jerusalem mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.19%
Here53.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents28.6%19.7%11.5%11.2%11.1%
Congregations37.0%24.7%4.9%6.2%2.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOld Order AmishChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents4.6%2.7%2.0%1.7%6.9%
Congregations3.7%3.7%1.2%2.5%13.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This 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
This county:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.0%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Monroe County:

13.7%
State:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 8$369
Totals for Government 0$0 8$369

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $3,000 ($18.63)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($18.63)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($6.21)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($6.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($24.84)

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

  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,000 ($43.48)
    Property: $2,000 ($12.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($167.70)

4.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Ohio average:

5.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Belmont County, OH  0.89% ($32,640 average AGI)
from Wetzel County, WV  0.46% ($28,846)
from Washington County, OH  0.32% ($15,000)


5.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Ohio average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Belmont County, OH  1.09% ($26,242 average AGI)
to Washington County, OH  0.51% ($21,517)
to Wetzel County, WV  0.32% ($24,778)

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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