Little Hocking, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 263.
Males: 141  (53.7%)
Females: 122  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 45742.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,229
Little Hocking:

$46,229
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,711

Little Hocking CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,087
Little Hocking:

$121,087
OH:

$140,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $208,638; Detached houses: $209,401

Median gross rent in 2016: $670.

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  • Races in Little Hocking, OH (2010)

    Little Hocking races chart
    • 25597.0%White alone
    • 62.3%Two or more races
    • 20.8%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Little Hocking: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Greek (24.5%), English (18.7%), Scottish (15.8%), Welsh (8.6%), German (7.9%), Dutch (7.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 660 feet

Little Hocking,OH real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Little Hocking:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Little Hocking CDP:

  • Never married: 46.1%
  • Now married: 40.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 9.8%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Little Hocking, Ohio as of November 19, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Little Hocking to the number of sex offenders is 75 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,098 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,183 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (63.1 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (85.3 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (352.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Washington, WV (1.5 miles ), Lubeck, WV (1.9 miles ), Blennerhassett, WV (2.0 miles ), Hockingport, OH (2.4 miles ), Coolville, OH (2.4 miles ), Belpre, OH (2.5 miles ), Vincent, OH (2.8 miles ), Parkersburg, WV (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.26 N, Longitude: 81.70 W

Area code: 740

Little Hocking household income distribution Little Hocking home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (32%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (43%)
  • Public administration (39%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (32%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (43%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Little Hocking-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the Little Hocking place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/2003, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the place center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Little Hocking-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 81% 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 141.3 miles away from the city 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 168.9 miles away from Little Hocking center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from Little Hocking 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 337.8 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 Washington County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Mudslides: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Little Hocking:

  • DAVITA - BELPRE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BELPRE, OH)
  • DIALYSIS SERVICES OF BELPRE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; BELPRE, OH)
  • ARCADIA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; COOLVILLE, OH)
  • WILLOWS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • OHIO HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BELPRE, OH)
  • CAMDEN CLARK MEM HOSP (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • CAMDEN CLARK MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little Hocking:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 11 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Hocking College (about 31 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Muskingum University (about 51 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 52 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • West Virginia State University (about 62 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 69 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)

Public elementary/middle school in Little Hocking:

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Washington 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 2013 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.41
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.22. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.22
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.5%
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Little Hocking CDP (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,59859
Evangelical Protestant7,98167
Catholic5,4246
Other5214
Black Protestant1781
None38,076-
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: 15
Washington County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Washington County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

30.1%
Ohio:

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

11.7%
State:

11.9%

4.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wood County, WV  1.08% ($30,494 average AGI)
from Athens County, OH  0.28% ($27,221)
from Franklin County, OH  0.23% ($60,000)


4.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wood County, WV  0.95% ($28,961 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.33% ($33,570)
to Athens County, OH  0.28% ($31,424)

Strongest AM radio stations in Little Hocking:

  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKYG (1230 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • 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)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Little Hocking:

  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVV (89.5 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: BELPRE EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WNUS (107.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • W211BT (90.1 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • W282AI (104.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • W225AD (92.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXTQ (105.5 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: WATH, INC.)
  • WMRT (88.3 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: MARIETTA COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Little Hocking:

  • W45BW (Channel 45; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAP-TV (Channel 15; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W57AG (Channel 57; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • 14,450Total average daily traffic
  • 1,238Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,614Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Little Hocking)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cr 30 0.6 Miles West Of Sr 339 (Lat: 39.329167 Lon: -81.681944), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPZQ387
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.605 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2014, Expiration Date: 02/19/2024, Certifier: Robert L GriffinRegistrant: Miller Communications Inc, One Wireless Way Suite 100, Parkersburg, WV 26101, Phone: (304) 863-8595, Fax: (304) 863-3786, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Little Hocking)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SALYER GARY J AVID MARK IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4341X , Serial Number: 1019, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Gary J Salyer, 398 Stanley Mills Rd, Little Hocking, OH 45742
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7234F , Serial Number: 28-7715203, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/04/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joe E Brinker, 96 S Bruce St, Little Hocking, OH 45742, Other Owners: Nancy K Brinker
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98886 , Serial Number: 19156, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Francis L Mckown, 56 Meadowcrest Ln, Little Hocking, OH 45742

Drinking water stations with addresses in Little Hocking that have no violations reported:

  • BELLEVILLE HYDRO ELECTRIC RECREATION (Address: 481 SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD , Serves WV, Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 16

Incident types - Little Hocking

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

Little Hocking compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
There are 6 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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