Lore City, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 315 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 
Males: 147  (46.9%)
Females: 168  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 43755.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,570 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Lore City:

$39,570
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,272 (it was $16,272 in 2000)

Lore City village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $60,980 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Lore City:

$60,980
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $80,708; detached houses: $80,252

Median gross rent in 2017: $610.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lore City: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.3%
  • Races in Lore City, OH (2010)
    • 31195.7%White alone
    • 82.5%Hispanic
    • 30.9%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Black alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Lore City, Ohio as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lore City is 48 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (16.2%), American (14.3%), German (13.3%), French Canadian (10.5%), Slovak (8.6%), French (6.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 822 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 944 people per square mile   (low).

Lore City, Ohio map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.7%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $857 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $556 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (57.0 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (75.4 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (334.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Senecaville, OH (1.8 miles ),
Old Washington, OH (2.0 miles ),
Byesville, OH (2.1 miles ),
Elizabethtown, OH (2.1 miles ),
Buffalo, OH (2.4 miles ),
Salesville, OH (2.5 miles),
Pleasant City, OH (2.7 miles ),
Cambridge, OH (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.98 N, Longitude: 81.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

Distribution of median household income in Lore City, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lore City, OH in 2017
Lore City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.0%
Ohio:

4.1%
Most common industries in Lore City, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (9.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (16.0%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Machinery (6.2%)
  • Paper (6.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (6.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (22.0%)
  • Educational services (18.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (13.6%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (6.8%)
  • Machinery (3.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Lore City, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (16.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10.2%)
  • Cashiers (10.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.1%)

Average climate in Lore City, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Lore City-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Lore City village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/25/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the village center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lore City-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% 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 118.2 miles away from Lore City center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 113.0 miles away from the city 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 181.4 miles away from Lore City center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 158.4 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) earthquake occurred 139.7 miles away from Lore City center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from Lore 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 Guernsey County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Lore City:

  • HOSPICE OF GUERNSEY INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF CAMBRIDGE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • RED CARPET HEALTH CARE CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • GUERNSEY COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • SOUTHEASTERN OHIO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • CAMBRIDGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-CAMBRIDGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lore City:

  • Muskingum University (about 15 miles; New Concord, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 31 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • West Liberty University (about 47 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 52 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 53 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,995)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 53 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 54 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)

Public high school in Lore City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lore City:

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Points of interest:

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

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

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

2.8 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

74.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Lore City:

Marital status in Lore City, OH
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

For population 25 years and over in Lore City:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lore City, OH (based on Guernsey County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,46343
Evangelical Protestant4,70341
Catholic2,1124
Black Protestant3052
Other51
Orthodox-1
None26,499-
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: 11
This county:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Guernsey County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Guernsey County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Guernsey County:

30.2%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

62.3%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lore City:

65.9%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

13.1%
Ohio:

21.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lore City:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lore City:

29.5%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Lore City:

69.4%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Lore City:

81.6%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lore City, OH Residents
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
Other Government Administration 7$204$3500$0
Financial Administration 1$850$10,2000$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,461$17,5320$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$2,515$3,3530$0

Lore City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $64,000 ($203.17)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($139.68)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($69.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($44.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $3,000 ($9.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($6.35)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($6.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,000 ($73.02)

Lore City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($53.97)
    Highways: $1,000 ($3.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $15,000 ($47.62)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($15.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $67,000 ($212.70)
    General Local Government Support: $22,000 ($69.84)
    Highways: $14,000 ($44.44)
    Other: $4,000 ($12.70)
  • Tax - Property: $31,000 ($98.41)

Lore City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000 ($117.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($66.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($50.79)

Lore City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000 ($193.65)

4.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Muskingum County, OH  0.85% ($37,908 average AGI)
from Noble County, OH  0.46% ($33,900)
from Franklin County, OH  0.28% ($32,357)


4.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Muskingum County, OH  0.84% ($36,922 average AGI)
to Noble County, OH  0.53% ($39,210)
to Franklin County, OH  0.39% ($30,817)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lore City:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WILE (1270 AM; 1 kW; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lore City:

  • W201BD (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBIK (92.1 FM; PLEASANT CITY, OH; Owner: DAVID L. WILSON)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WILE-FM (97.7 FM; BYESVILLE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMJ (96.7 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WWKC (104.9 FM; CALDWELL, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHIZ-FM (102.5 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WTNS-FM (99.3 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: COSHOCTON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W233AL (94.5 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: RIVERSIDE MINISTRIES)

TV broadcast stations around Lore City:

  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WHIZ-TV (Channel 18; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO TELEVISION SYSTEM)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.4mTotal length
  • 49,049Total average daily traffic
  • 12,489Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,630Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lore City, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lore City, OH

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 35 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lore City, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (58.9%), and Outside Fires (24.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lore City, OH
    • 12958.9%Structure Fires
    • 5324.2%Outside Fires
    • 3315.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lore City, OH
Most common first names in Lore City, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2681.3 years
John1982.3 years
Charles1473.3 years
William1479.5 years
George1278.0 years
Robert1175.3 years
Helen1173.4 years
Margaret1083.0 years
Anna1081.3 years
Donald864.7 years
Most common last names in Lore City, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1174.9 years
Long781.3 years
Wright777.6 years
Smith575.0 years
Chorey578.8 years
Conner574.4 years
Pearson576.4 years
Pachuta581.4 years
Mcelroy575.4 years
Sichina482.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lore City, OH
  • 91.8%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lore City, OH
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Lore City compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.

Lore City on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses"
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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