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Population in 2012: 8,195 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 

Males: 3,603  (44.0%)
Females: 4,592  (56.0%)

Median resident age:  37.2 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43326.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,987 (it was $29,065 in 2000)
Kenton:

$31,987
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,216

Kenton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,487 (it was $63,700 in 2000)
Kenton:

$73,487
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,299; Detached houses: $86,527; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,194; In 2-unit structures: $100,457; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,340; Mobile homes: $52,325

Median gross rent in 2012: $531.

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  • White alone - 7,717 (94.1%)
  • Hispanic - 250 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 149 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 47 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kenton: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (22.8%), United States (15.1%), Irish (14.8%), English (8.9%), Dutch (2.6%), Welsh (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 991 feet

Land area: 4.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,829 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Kenton:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenton city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

79 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Kenton, Ohio as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kenton to the number of sex offenders is 315 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $773 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $751 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, OH (50.8 miles , pop. 65,358).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (55.9 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (227.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mount Victory, OH (3.0 miles ), Ridgeway, OH (3.1 miles ), McGuffey, OH (3.1 miles ), Dunkirk, OH (3.2 miles ), Patterson, OH (3.2 miles) , Dola, OH (3.2 miles) , Forest, OH (3.4 miles ), Marseilles, OH (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $47,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.65 N, Longitude: 83.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,058 (+12.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,678 (54.6%)

Area codes: 567, 419

Kenton household income distribution Kenton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Kenton by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 002010
per 100,000 0.00.025.00.012.50.0
Rapes 434220
per 100,000 48.936.949.924.925.10.0
Robberies 714444
per 100,000 85.612.349.949.950.248.5
Assaults 603101
per 100,000 73.40.037.412.50.012.1
Burglaries 1277512218093101
per 100,000 1552.8923.31522.12244.11166.91224.1
Thefts 431273497506350333
per 100,000 5269.63360.86200.96308.44391.54035.9
Auto thefts 13471165
per 100,000 158.949.287.3137.175.360.6
Arson 121223
per 100,000 12.224.612.524.925.136.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 418.0239.9481.2464.9328.6273.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kenton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Ohio average:

2.11

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Kenton, Ohio accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +76 (+0.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Kenton-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Kenton city center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kenton-area historical earthquake activity is below Ohio state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from Kenton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Allyn Abbott Young - Sconomist, Ben Mauk - Football player, Jacob Parrott - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Billy Young (American football) - Football player, Jeannie McDaniel - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Kenton:

  • HARDIN COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, 15 NORTH DETROIT STREET, SUITE 4000)
  • HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 921 EAST FRANKLIN STREET)
  • CORINTHIAN THE (Nursing Home, 320 NORTH WAYNE STREET)
  • GREEN ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 117 CEMETARY RD)
  • HARDIN HILLS HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 1211 W LIMA ST)
  • KENTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 117 JACOB PARROTT BOULEVARD)
  • LOU IN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 911 PATTISON AVE)
  • RAVENWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 911 WEST PATTISON AVENUE)

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Airports and heliports located in Kenton:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenton:

  • Ohio Northern University (about 14 miles; Ada, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 23 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • The University of Findlay (about 29 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 30 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 3,486)
  • Tiffin University (about 40 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 2,204)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 51 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 14,693)
  • Otterbein College (about 51 miles; Westerville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,340)

Public high school in Kenton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kenton:

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Library in Kenton:

  • MARY LOU JOHNSON-HARDIN CNTY PL (Operating income: $753,859; Location: 325 E. COLUMBUS ST.; 70,008 books; 5,633 audio materials; 5,268 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kenton: Kenton Shopping Plaza (A), Buck - Pleasant - Kenton Ambulance District (B), Kenton Fire Department (C), Hardin County Library (D), Kenton City Hall (E), Hardin County Jail (F), Hardin County Courthouse (G), Hardin County Home (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kenton include: Trinity United Presbyterian Church (A), Payne Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Kenton Baptist Temple (C), Immaculate Conception Church (D), House of Prayer Pentecostal Church of God (E), First Church of God (F), First Christian Church (G), Deeper Life Church of Christ (H), Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gander Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Kenton include: C E Wharton Memorial Park (1), Pioneer Park (2), Robinson Field (3), Saulisberry Park (4), Kenton Courthouse Square Historic District (5), North Main-North Detroit Street Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Hardin County Tourist & Convention (128 North Main Street).

Hotels: Amerihost Inn Kenton (902 E Columbus St), B & J Motel (15079 State Route 309).

 
Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  Pb  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 17.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

17.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.62
U.S.:

2.43

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kenton and their reported violations in the past:

WALNUT GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PWS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2004), St Boil Water Order (JUL-19-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2001), St Boil Water Order (OCT-18-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2001)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2001), St Boil Water Order (JUL-06-2001)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2004)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2001)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2000)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK (Address: Suite 210 , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2002), St Boil Water Order (AUG-14-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2000)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2000), St Boil Water Order (JUN-26-2000)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-1999), St Boil Water Order (NOV-23-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-1999), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-1999)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-1999), St Boil Water Order (SEP-08-1999), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2002)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2000)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-1999)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-1999), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-1999)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.4%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.5% for Black residents, 6.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.0% for American Indian residents, 18.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kenton, OH

212 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Kenton in 2000:

  • 102 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other group homes
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Kenton compared to Ohio state average:

Kenton, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Kenton (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Kenton Branch at 126-8 West Columbus Street, branch established on 1875/01/01; Kenton Drive-In Branch at 202 North Detroit Street, branch established on 1967/10/03. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Woodforest National Bank: Kenton Wal-Mart Branch at 1241 Eaast Columbus Street, branch established on 2006/10/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Liberty National Bank: Kenton City Branch at Main And Franklin Streets, branch established on 1880/01/01. Info updated 2006/10/31: Bank assets: $203.2 mil, Deposits: $163.7 mil, headquarters in Ada, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Kenton Branch at 111 East Columbus Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The Home Savings and Loan Company of Kenton, Ohio: The Home Savings And Loan Company Of Kenton, Ohio at 116 East Franklin Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $115.9 mil, Deposits: $84.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Community First Bank, National Association: Kenton Branch at 438 South Main Street, branch established on 1981/09/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $52.3 mil, Deposits: $47.0 mil, headquarters in Forest, OH, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kenton travel time to work - commute


Kenton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Kenton city (based on Hardin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.55%
Here40.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents30.8%13.7%10.7%10.0%4.6%
Congregations27.5%2.9%10.1%5.8%2.9%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.5%3.3%2.8%2.8%16.7%
Congregations4.3%4.3%2.9%4.3%34.8%
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
Here:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Hardin County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Hardin County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hardin County:

9.9%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
State:

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

13.4%
Ohio:

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
Financial Administration 3$9,186$36,7443$857
Other Government Administration 3$9,928$39,71210$3,826
Judicial and Legal 7$12,460$21,3605$6,445
Police Protection - Officers 16$51,119$38,3390$0
Police - Other 0$0 5$6,768
Firefighters 13$46,233$42,6770$0
Streets and Highways 9$27,230$36,3070$0
Sewerage 6$20,741$41,4820$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,477
Water Supply 12$34,817$34,8170$0
Totals for Government 69$211,714$36,82024$19,373

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

  • Construction - General: $97,000 ($11.84)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,247,000 ($152.17)
    Police Protection: $1,245,000 ($151.92)
    Fire Protection: $830,000 ($101.28)
    Regular Highways: $711,000 ($86.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $435,000 ($53.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $377,000 ($46.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $257,000 ($31.36)
    Central Staff Services: $239,000 ($29.16)
    Sewerage: $198,000 ($24.16)
    Financial Administration: $166,000 ($20.26)
    General Public Buildings: $160,000 ($19.52)
    Health Services - Other: $71,000 ($8.66)
    General - Other: $49,000 ($5.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($13.30)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $662,000 ($80.78)
    General: $22,000 ($2.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $613,000 ($74.80)
    General - Other: $297,000 ($36.24)
    Water Utilities: $223,000 ($27.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,119,000 ($380.60)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,831,000 ($223.43)
    All Other: $162,000 ($19.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $632,000 ($77.12)
    Interest Earnings: $158,000 ($19.28)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($0.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,439,000 ($175.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $424,000 ($51.74)
    General Support: $335,000 ($40.88)
    Highways: $313,000 ($38.19)
    Housing & Community Development: $87,000 ($10.62)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($3.17)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,252,000 ($274.80)
    Property: $362,000 ($44.17)
    NEC: $41,000 ($5.00)

Kenton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,057,000 ($251.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,851,000 ($225.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $206,000 ($25.14)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $770,000 ($93.96)
    Beginning: $620,000 ($75.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,371,000 ($411.35)

5.64% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
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 Logan County, OH  0.87% ($24,400 average AGI)
from Allen County, OH  0.73% ($26,976)
from Hancock County, OH  0.53% ($25,770)


6.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
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 Allen County, OH  0.89% ($28,641 average AGI)
to Hancock County, OH  0.81% ($29,731)
to Logan County, OH  0.69% ($35,342)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kenton:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kenton:

  • W286AB (105.1 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: THE CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE)
  • WKTN (95.3 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: RADIO GENERAL, LTD.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WONB (94.9 FM; ADA, OH; Owner: OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • WKXA-FM (100.5 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKO-FM (98.3 FM; BELLEFONTAINE, OH; Owner: V-TECK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBUK (106.3 FM; OTTAWA, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOSB (91.1 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDIF (94.3 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WJZK (104.3 FM; RICHWOOD, OH; Owner: SCANTLAND BROADCASTING LTD)
  • WXML (90.1 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: KAYSER B/CAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMRN-FM (106.9 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYNT (95.9 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kenton:

  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WLQP-LP (Channel 18; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Kenton, Ohio:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Ohio average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 175
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 128
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 285
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Kenton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $70,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,663
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,180
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 32,844

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kenton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Kenton, OH)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kenton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kenton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 40
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Kenton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kenton, OH

Most common first names in Kenton, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17581.3 years
John11976.6 years
Robert10073.6 years
William9974.3 years
James8970.7 years
Ruth8781.0 years
Charles7773.8 years
Helen7580.5 years
Paul7373.2 years
George6276.5 years
Most common last names in Kenton, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7675.9 years
Jones4180.8 years
Johnson4178.9 years
Brown3673.2 years
Baker3482.0 years
Williams3375.2 years
Miller3375.2 years
Pfeiffer3080.8 years
Nichols2769.4 years
Scott2572.1 years
Businesses in Kenton, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1Maurices1
CVS1McDonald's1
DHL1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Subway2
Goodwill2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Haworth1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA1
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