Kettering, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 55,175 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 26,002  (47.1%)
Females: 29,173  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45439.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,576 (it was $45,051 in 2000)
Kettering:

$53,576
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,302 (it was $27,009 in 2000)

Kettering city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,542 (it was $110,500 in 2000)
Kettering:

$137,542
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $172,684; detached houses: $173,466; townhouses or other attached units: $233,575; in 2-unit structures: $131,761; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,472; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $91,752; mobile homes: $15,279

Median gross rent in 2017: $760.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kettering: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.6%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for Black residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.2% for American Indian residents, 19.8% for other race residents, 41.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kettering, OH (2017)
    • 49,18788.5%White alone
    • 1,8243.3%Black alone
    • 1,6342.9%Two or more races
    • 1,3872.5%Asian alone
    • 1,2102.2%Hispanic
    • 2310.4%Other race alone
    • 640.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Kettering, Ohio as of September 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kettering is 2,525 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Kettering by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
30
(53.6)
23
(41.4)
12
(22.1)
20
(37.2)
24
(45.0)
16
(30.2)
23
(40.9)
22
(39.0)
24
(42.9)
16
(28.7)
24
(43.2)
26
(46.9)
23
(41.7)
19
(34.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(57.2)
21
(37.8)
39
(71.9)
32
(59.6)
28
(52.5)
25
(47.2)
26
(46.3)
20
(35.4)
15
(26.8)
18
(32.3)
35
(63.0)
26
(46.9)
26
(47.1)
16
(29.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(14.3)
22
(39.6)
26
(47.9)
10
(18.6)
17
(31.9)
20
(37.8)
15
(26.7)
8
(14.2)
13
(23.3)
19
(34.1)
11
(19.8)
21
(37.9)
21
(38.1)
19
(34.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
347
(620.4)
296
(532.9)
245
(451.6)
309
(575.3)
344
(645.5)
362
(683.9)
301
(535.5)
317
(561.8)
337
(602.8)
229
(410.6)
230
(413.9)
223
(402.6)
192
(348.1)
168
(305.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,428
(2,553)
1,278
(2,301)
1,212
(2,234)
1,129
(2,102)
1,039
(1,950)
887
(1,676)
907
(1,614)
935
(1,657)
890
(1,592)
810
(1,452)
801
(1,441)
732
(1,322)
616
(1,117)
631
(1,146)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
135
(241.4)
121
(217.8)
145
(267.3)
87
(162.0)
76
(142.6)
51
(96.4)
58
(103.2)
39
(69.1)
60
(107.3)
40
(71.7)
52
(93.6)
53
(95.7)
52
(94.3)
39
(70.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(16.1)
26
(46.8)
17
(31.3)
9
(16.8)
13
(24.4)
11
(20.8)
8
(14.2)
11
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
16
(28.8)
10
(18.1)
3
(5.4)
8
(14.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)238.5199.1194.9188.7192.8168.5162.2155.8165.1132.0155.1147.9131.7116.1

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City-data.com crime index in Kettering, OH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 109 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Ohio average:

1.15
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Ancestries: German (23.8%), American (14.4%), English (9.5%), Irish (6.9%), European (3.3%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1955

Elevation: 1005 feet

Land area: 18.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,953 people per square mile   (average).

Kettering, Ohio map

2,607 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.6% Africa).

This city:

4.7%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,013 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,799 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (43.1 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (236.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oakwood, OH (1.3 miles ),
Woodbourne-Hyde Park, OH (1.7 miles ),
Moraine, OH (2.0 miles ),
Centerville, OH (2.0 miles ),
Dayton, OH (2.3 miles ),
Beavercreek, OH (2.3 miles ),
Bellbrook, OH (2.3 miles ),
West Carrollton City, OH (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 84.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -300 (-0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,823 (24.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 937

Distribution of median household income in Kettering, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kettering, OH in 2017
Kettering satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 1998: 61 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $239,500
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $221,900
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $252,900
  • 2006: 44 buildings, average cost: $267,600
  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2008: 50 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2011: 31 buildings, average cost: $219,900
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $268,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $298,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Kettering, OH residents
Average permit cost in Kettering, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Ohio:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Kettering, OH
Historical housing units in Kettering, OH
Most common industries in Kettering, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Kettering, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Engineers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.5%)

Average climate in Kettering, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kettering, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.1. This is about average.

City:

86.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.300. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.300
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0522. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0522
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.94
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kettering-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Kettering city center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/20/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kettering-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% 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 103.8 miles away from Kettering 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 218.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.2 miles away from Kettering 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 208.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 108.5 miles away from Kettering 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 233.0 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 Montgomery County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kettering topographic map

Hospitals in Kettering:

  • COMFORT BROOK HOSPICE (1259 EAST DOROTHY LANE)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (3131 S DIXIE DRIVE SUITE 221)
  • KETTERING MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 3535 SOUTHERN BOULEVARD)

Nursing Homes in Kettering:

  • HEARTLAND OF KETTERING (3313 WILMINGTON PIKE)
  • KETTERING CONVALESCENT CENTER (1150 WEST DOROTHY LANE)
  • LINCOLN PARK MANOR (694 ISAAC PRUGH WAY)
  • OAK CREEK TERRACE INC (2316 SPRINGMILL ROAD)
  • OAKS OF WEST KETTERING, INC THE (1150 WEST DOROTHY LANE)
  • WALNUT CREEK NURSING CENTER (5070 LAMME ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Kettering:

  • DAVITA - KETTERING DIALYSIS (5721 BIGGER ROAD)

Home Health Centers in Kettering:

  • ALTERNATE SOLUTIONS HOMECARE, LLC (1251 EAST DOROTHY LANE)
  • AMERICAN NURSING CARE (5777 FAR HILLS AVENUE)
  • REGAL HOME HEALTH (1201 EAST DAVID ROAD, SUITE 206)

Heliports located in Kettering:

Colleges/Universities in Kettering:

  • Kettering College (Full-time enrollment: 917; Location: 3737 Southern Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.kc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • National College-Dayton (Full-time enrollment: 190; Location: 1837 Woodman Center Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national-college.edu)
  • Advertising Art Educational Services DBA School of Advertising Art (Full-time enrollment: 143; Location: 1725 E David Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.saa.edu)
  • Carousel Beauty College-Kettering (Full-time enrollment: 60; Location: 3076 Woodman Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.CarouselBeauty.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kettering:

  • University of Dayton (about 3 miles; Dayton, OH; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Fortis College-Centerville (about 4 miles; Centerville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,527)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 5 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 13,779)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 8 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 14,482)
  • Central State University (about 15 miles; Wilberforce, OH; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • Cedarville University (about 19 miles; Cedarville, OH; FT enrollment: 3,396)
  • Clark State Community College (about 24 miles; Springfield, OH; FT enrollment: 3,689)

Public high schools in Kettering:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kettering:

Private elementary/middle schools in Kettering:

  • ST ALBERT THE GREAT CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 438, Location: 104 W DOROTHY LN, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL (Students: 426, Location: 4600 ACKERMAN BLVD, Grades: KG-8)
  • ASCENSION SCHOOL (Students: 377, Location: 2001 WOODMAN DR, Grades: KG-8)
  • MONTESSORI CENTER OF SOUTH DAYTON (Students: 160, Location: 2900 ACOSTA ST, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Kettering

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kettering: Moraine Country Club (A), Birchwood Club (B), Dayton Country Club (C), Dayton State Hospital Farm (D), Kettering-Moraine Branch Library (E), Kettering Fire Department Station 35 (F), Kettering Fire Department Station 33 (G), Kettering Fire Department Station 31 (H), Kettering Fire Department Station 32 (I), Kettering Fire Department Station 34 (J), Kettering Fire Department Station 36 (K), Kettering Fire Department Station 37 (L), Kettering Moraine Museum (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Woodlane Plaza Shopping Center (1), Town and Country of Kettering Shopping Center (2), Van Buren Shopping Center (3), Fairmont Plaza Shopping Center (4), Eichelberger Shopping Center (5), Kettering Shopping Center (6), Wilmington Heights Shopping Center (7), Beavertown Plaza Shopping Center (8), Wenzler Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kettering include: Marshall Road First Church of God (A), Kettering First Church of God (B), Far Hills Baptist Church (C), Fairmont Presbyterian Church (D), Saint Albert the Great Catholic Church (E), Church of the Ascension (F), Christ United Methodist Church (G), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (H), Oak Creek United Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beavertown Cemetery (1), Beth Abraham Cemetery (2), David Cemetery (3), Riverview Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Marinole (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Kettering include: Oak Creek Park (1), Kennedy Park (2), Croftshire Park (3), Ernst Park (4), Walther Park (5), Tait Road Park (6), Patterson Monument (7), Indian Riffle Park (8), Hills and Dales Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Brooklyn Decker - Actress and model, A. J. Hawk - College football player, Jim Paxson - National Basketball Association player, Jon Hoke - Football coach, Rob Dyrdek - Skateboarder, Adam Waleskowski - College basketball player (Florida State Seminoles), Chris Borland - College football player, Chris Rolfe - Major League Soccer player (Chicago, born: Jan 17, 1983), Doug Penno - College basketball player (Miami (OHIO) RedHawks), Jeff Penno - College basketball player (Dayton Flyers).

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Kettering in 2010:

  • 304 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 93 people in college/university student housing
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Kettering in 2000:

  • 341 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Kettering (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Kettering Branch, Wilmington-Stroop Branch, Town And Country Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Kettering Meijer Branch at 4075 Wilmington Pike, branch established on 1999/11/15. 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
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Kettering Branch at 4391 Far Hills Avenue, branch established on 2008/10/13. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • Union Savings Bank: Kettering Branch at 3131 Wilmington Pike, branch established on 1994/10/31. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,218.6 mil, Deposits: $1,997.4 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Arbors Branch at 4401 Far Hills Avenue, branch established on 1967/10/16. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Kettering Branch at 2200 South Smithville Road, branch established on 2006/11/09. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • Liberty Savings Bank, F.S.B.: Kettering Branch at 550 E. Stroop Road, branch established on 1992/09/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $683.0 mil, Deposits: $553.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Kettering:

Marital status in Kettering, OH
  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Kettering:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kettering
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kettering, OH (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant93,334306
Catholic78,90934
Mainline Protestant47,961143
Black Protestant21,26356
Other14,12341
Orthodox4,2053
None275,358-
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: 82
Montgomery County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Montgomery County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 75
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Montgomery County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 310
Montgomery County:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

11.0%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

30.5%
Ohio:

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

9.3%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kettering:

52.4%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kettering:

50.3%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kettering:

20.0%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kettering:

10.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kettering:

34.9%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Kettering:

58.3%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kettering, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 73$539,670$88,7130$0
Streets and Highways 63$338,181$64,41513$13,421
Firefighters 44$358,752$97,8410$0
Other Government Administration 36$233,258$77,75319$37,412
Other and Unallocable 34$167,997$59,2935$9,740
Judicial and Legal 32$158,016$59,2565$7,118
Parks and Recreation 30$163,207$65,283228$227,129
Police - Other 25$124,026$59,5326$18,458
Financial Administration 12$74,006$74,0066$28,034
Fire - Other 6$30,766$61,5322$2,721
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$16,159$64,6361$4,219
Totals for Government 358$2,204,038$73,878285$348,252

Kettering government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $11,169,000 ($202.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $135,000 ($2.45)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,753,000 ($285.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,303,000 ($259.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,538,000 ($209.12)
    Regular Highways: $9,437,000 ($171.04)
    Central Staff Services: $4,814,000 ($87.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,420,000 ($61.98)
    Financial Administration: $2,358,000 ($42.74)
    General - Other: $1,936,000 ($35.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,921,000 ($34.82)
    Health - Other: $1,642,000 ($29.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $540,000 ($9.79)

Kettering government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $7,765,000 ($140.73)
    Other: $1,724,000 ($31.25)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($0.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $776,000 ($14.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,636,000 ($65.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,655,000 ($30.00)
    Interest Earnings: $1,077,000 ($19.52)
    Special Assessments: $974,000 ($17.65)
    Sale of Property: $235,000 ($4.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,179,000 ($57.62)
    Highways: $2,561,000 ($46.42)
    General Local Government Support: $960,000 ($17.40)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $44,348,000 ($803.77)
    Property: $8,149,000 ($147.69)
    Other License: $559,000 ($10.13)

Kettering government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,213,000 ($221.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,505,000 ($208.52)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,900,000 ($70.68)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,900,000 ($70.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $708,000 ($12.83)

Kettering government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $682,000 ($12.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,918,000 ($1774.68)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,708,000 ($85.33)

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Greene County, OH  1.04% ($45,067 average AGI)
from Warren County, OH  0.42% ($58,177)
from Miami County, OH  0.32% ($43,412)


5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($729 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greene County, OH  0.94% ($48,058 average AGI)
to Warren County, OH  0.48% ($68,382)
to Miami County, OH  0.38% ($64,938)
Businesses in Kettering, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Meijer1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike1
Bath & Body Works1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Penske1
Burger King1RadioShack2
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chipotle1SAS Shoes1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
FedEx7Taco Bell1
GNC2Trader Joe's1
GameStop1U-Haul1
H&R Block2Vans1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens2
KFC1Wendy's2
Kincaid1YMCA1
Kroger3

Strongest AM radio stations in Kettering:

  • WING (1410 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH)
  • WHIO (1290 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDAO (1210 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGNZ (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FAIRBORN, OH; Owner: L&D BROADCASTORS INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WPFB (910 AM; 1 kW; MIDDLETOWN, OH)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kettering:

  • WXEG (103.9 FM; BEAVERCREEK, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLQT (99.9 FM; KETTERING, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMMX (107.7 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTUE (104.7 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKET (98.3 FM; KETTERING, OH; Owner: KETTERING CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WRNB (92.1 FM; WEST CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DAYTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDPR (88.1 FM; WEST CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDPS (89.5 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: DAYTON CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WFCJ (93.7 FM; MIAMISBURG, OH; Owner: MIAMI VALLEY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • W258AI (99.5 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON)
  • WCWT-FM (101.5 FM; CENTERVILLE, OH; Owner: CENTERVILLE CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WQRP (89.5 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WQRP FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WPFB-FM (105.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WWSU (106.9 FM; FAIRBORN, OH; Owner: WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGTZ (92.9 FM; EATON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WYSO (91.3 FM; YELLOW SPRINGS, OH; Owner: ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WCDR-FM (90.3 FM; CEDARVILLE, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Kettering:

  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W61DE (Channel 61; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRCX-LP (Channel 51; DAYTON, OH; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WWRD-LP (Channel 55; CENTERVILLE, OH; Owner: LIFE BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W47BC (Channel 47; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66AQ (Channel 66; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Kettering fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 197ft / 59.5mTotal length
  • 443,058Total average daily traffic
  • 40,097Total average daily truck traffic
  • 578,907Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kettering, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kettering, OH
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED407$116,824254$109,5041,289$121,00564$33,6705$8,600,72071$90,6520$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$114,41513$106,293109$128,99310$12,4000$011$59,3600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED39$113,34121$93,213347$122,61153$24,0250$034$67,6711$15,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN30$125,80026$116,408185$124,7336$35,6630$017$89,3010$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$93,0003$120,66734$136,5320$00$01$100,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 23 tracts in Kettering, OH

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED56$118,22767$125,1860$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$132,54814$154,1291$95,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$176,75010$120,3720$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$153,5002$173,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$147,5000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kettering, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kettering, OH - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 93. The highest number of fires - 180 took place in 2010, and the least - 3 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Kettering, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.1%), and Outside Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kettering, OH
    • 74453.1%Structure Fires
    • 47333.7%Outside Fires
    • 18112.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kettering, OH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kettering, OH
  • 89.5%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kettering, OH
  • 60.4%Utility gas
  • 36.4%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Kettering compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Kettering on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population decreases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people below 50% of the poverty level (population 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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