Kipton, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 243 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 140  (57.8%)
Females: 103  (42.2%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 44049, 44074.

Kipton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,023 (it was $48,182 in 2000)
Kipton:

$50,023
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,492 (it was $19,499 in 2000)

Kipton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,905 (it was $88,800 in 2000)
Kipton:

$89,905
OH:

$127,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $625.

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  • Races in Kipton, OH (2010)

    Kipton races chart
    • 23395.9%White alone
    • 62.5%Hispanic
    • 41.6%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kipton: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.0%), Irish (9.4%), Italian (9.4%), English (8.8%), Hungarian (8.2%), United States (8.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 857 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 526 people per square mile   (low).

Kipton,OH real estate house value index trend

Kipton, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Kipton:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kipton village:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.7%
Ohio:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,183 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,298 (1.5%)

Kipton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elyria, OH (12.8 miles , pop. 55,953).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cleveland, OH (36.1 miles , pop. 478,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (281.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oberlin, OH (2.2 miles ), Wakeman, OH (2.3 miles ), South Amherst, OH (2.6 miles ), Wellington, OH (2.8 miles ), Pheasant Run, OH (3.0 miles ), Rochester, OH (3.1 miles) , Lagrange, OH (3.1 miles ), Collins, OH (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 41.27 N, Longitude: 82.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 440

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

7.6%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-4.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (32%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Kipton, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Kipton-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Kipton village center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 tornado 34.3 miles away from the village center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

Earthquake activity:

Kipton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% 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 100.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from Kipton 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 229.0 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 90.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 119.3 miles away from Kipton 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 354.5 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 Lorain County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kipton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kipton:

  • WELCOME NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OBERLIN, OH)
  • MERCY ALLEN HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; OBERLIN, OH)
  • TRESSIES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OBERLIN, OH)
  • WILL O LEE NURSING HOME NO 2 (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OBERLIN, OH)
  • SENIOR INDEPENDENCE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; OBERLIN, OH)
  • KENDAL AT OBERLIN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OBERLIN, OH)
  • ECHOING LAKE / NORD HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; OBERLIN, OH)

Airports located in Kipton:

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Amtrak station near Kipton:

  • 13 miles: ELYRIA (410 E. RIVER RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kipton:

  • Oberlin College (about 5 miles; Oberlin, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,795)
  • Lorain County Community College (about 16 miles; Elyria, OH; FT enrollment: 7,690)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (about 25 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,699)
  • Ashland University (about 29 miles; Ashland, OH; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Cuyahoga Community College District (about 37 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 20,271)
  • Cleveland State University (about 37 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 14,161)
  • The College of Wooster (about 37 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)

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Notable location: Camden Township Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Kipton: Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lorain 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 91.6. This is worse than average.

City:

91.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.4%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kipton compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Ohio average:

10.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kipton village (based on Lorain County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic73,44327
Evangelical Protestant34,366161
Mainline Protestant20,22168
Black Protestant2,32113
Other1,61015
Orthodox7917
None168,604-
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: 55
Lorain County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
Lorain County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Lorain County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lorain County:

29.0%
Ohio:

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

12.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$809
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$1,264
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,792
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,524
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$537
Totals for Government 0$0 16$5,926

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,000 ($65.84)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($45.27)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($37.04)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($16.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($12.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $122,000 ($502.06)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($123.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($90.53)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $7,000 ($28.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $122,000 ($502.06)
    General Support: $31,000 ($127.57)
    All Other: $9,000 ($37.04)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($74.07)
    NEC: $5,000 ($20.58)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,000 ($74.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $17,000 ($69.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($4.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($131.69)

3.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.92%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($161 average AGI)
Lorain County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cuyahoga County, OH  1.69% ($50,279 average AGI)
from Erie County, OH  0.20% ($40,635)
from Medina County, OH  0.17% ($38,665)


4.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Lorain County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cuyahoga County, OH  1.42% ($35,089 average AGI)
to Erie County, OH  0.20% ($38,132)
to Medina County, OH  0.18% ($40,165)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kipton:

  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOBL (1320 AM; 1 kW; OBERLIN, OH; Owner: WOBL RADIO, INC.)
  • WJTB (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR BROADCASTING CO)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kipton:

  • WNZN (89.1 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: THE SPANISH CULTURAL NETWORK)
  • WNWV (107.3 FM; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOBC-FM (91.5 FM; OBERLIN, OH; Owner: OBERLIN COLLEGE STUDENT NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKFM (96.1 FM; HURON, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLV (104.9 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RADIO SEAWAY, INC.)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGGN (97.7 FM; CASTALIA, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLKR-FM (95.3 FM; NORWALK, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMMS (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNCO-FM (101.3 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPN (90.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)

TV broadcast stations around Kipton:

  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WGGN-TV (Channel 52; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W33BW (Channel 33; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 1,910Total average daily traffic
  • 152Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,651Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .5 Mi S Kipton On Hwy 511 (Lat: 41.264444 Lon: -82.302778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WPYB969
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2003, Expiration Date: 07/17/2013, Certifier: Tim W Mahoney
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0931.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Kipton, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John480.0 years
Helen370.0 years
Mary370.0 years
Charles282.0 years
Arthur267.0 years
William272.5 years
Clarence276.0 years
Ruth286.0 years
Ralph262.5 years
Thomas262.5 years
Most common last names in Kipton, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Belcore274.5 years
Alferio281.0 years
Braun278.0 years
Harr278.5 years
Hasel269.5 years
Edwards278.5 years
Beam285.5 years
Pondage279.0 years
Price283.0 years
Scott276.0 years
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