Magnetic Springs, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 271 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.1%
 
Males: 152  (56.1%)
Females: 119  (43.9%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43036, 43040.

Magnetic Springs Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,665 (it was $40,208 in 2000)
Magnetic Springs:

$34,665
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,514 (it was $14,821 in 2000)

Magnetic Springs village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,134 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Magnetic Springs:

$87,134
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $85,265; Detached houses: $88,540; Mobile homes: $27,131

Median gross rent in 2012: $605.

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Magnetic Springs races chart
  • White alone - 261 (97.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Magnetic Springs: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (21.5%), German (20.2%), English (19.5%), Irish (9.4%), Italian (6.4%), Scottish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 944 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,112 people per square mile   (low).

Magnetic Springs,OH real estate house value index trend

Magnetic Springs, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Magnetic Springs:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Magnetic Springs village:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.3%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Magnetic Springs, Ohio as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Magnetic Springs to the number of sex offenders is 270 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,438 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,556 (1.7%)

Magnetic Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (28.9 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (252.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Richwood, OH (2.3 miles ), Radnor, OH (2.5 miles ), Ostrander, OH (2.6 miles ), Prospect, OH (2.8 miles ), Marysville, OH (3.1 miles ), Delaware, OH (3.3 miles ), Raymond, OH (3.3 miles ), Waldo, OH (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,600

Latitude: 40.35 N, Longitude: 83.26 W

Area code: 937

Magnetic Springs household income distribution Magnetic Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -57 (-15.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Magnetic Springs, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Magnetic Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the Magnetic Springs village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused $530,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Magnetic Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% 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 153.0 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 169.2 miles away from Magnetic Springs center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 139.7 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 59.7 miles away from the city 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 279.8 miles away from Magnetic Springs center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 156.4 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 Union County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Magnetic Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Magnetic Springs:

  • UNION MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARYSVILLE, OH)
  • ARBORS AT DELAWARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DELAWARE, OH)
  • ANGELS CARE HOME HEALTH OF OHIO (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; DOVER, OH)
  • TUSCARAWAS AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; DOVER, OH)
  • DELAWARE COURT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DELAWARE, OH)
  • FMC - DELAWARE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; DELAWARE, OH)
  • GRADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; DELAWARE, OH)

Airports located in Magnetic Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Magnetic Springs:

  • Otterbein University (about 24 miles; Westerville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,933)
  • Ohio State University-Main Campus (about 28 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 50,395)
  • Ohio Dominican University (about 31 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Columbus State Community College (about 31 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 24,488)
  • Franklin University (about 31 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,736)
  • Capital University (about 33 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • DeVry University-Ohio (about 34 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,896)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Magnetic seems alot like Mayberry,you have your old timers that know everyone and there familys.Everyone know each other and most have grown up there.Peope come and go there but most that have been raised there never move away

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Notable locations in Magnetic Springs: Leesburg Township Fire and Emergency Medical Services (A), Magnetic Springs Village Hall (B), Leesburg Township Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Magnetic Springs: Magnetic Springs United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.0%
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Magnetic Springs compared to Ohio state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Magnetic Springs travel time to work - commute Magnetic Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Magnetic Springs village (based on Union County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.16%
Here: 34.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents25.9%14.1%13.3%11.0%7.1%
Congregations28.6%4.1%4.1%6.1%4.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneChurches of ChristOther
Adherents5.9%4.3%3.7%2.3%12.3%
Congregations6.1%8.2%2.0%4.1%32.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Union County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Union County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Union County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

30.1%
Ohio:

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

10.9%
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

6.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
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 Franklin County, OH  2.11% ($51,646 average AGI)
from Delaware County, OH  0.53% ($51,747)
from Logan County, OH  0.51% ($42,229)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,579 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($576 average AGI)
Union County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  2.03% ($40,509 average AGI)
to Delaware County, OH  0.65% ($60,148)
to Logan County, OH  0.53% ($30,340)

Strongest AM radio stations in Magnetic Springs:

  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDLR (1550 AM; 4 kW; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: THE FIFTEEN FIFTY CORPORATION)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUCO (1270 AM; 1 kW; MARYSVILLE, OH; Owner: FRONTIER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBNS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIOHIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Magnetic Springs:

  • WJZK (104.3 FM; RICHWOOD, OH; Owner: SCANTLAND BROADCASTING LTD)
  • WODB (107.9 FM; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSNY (94.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W201AK (88.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSU-FM (89.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZX (99.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBNS-FM (97.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIO OHIO, INC.)
  • WXMG (98.9 FM; UPPER ARLINGTON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WCOL-FM (92.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLVQ (96.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WUFM (88.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: SPIRIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMRN-FM (106.9 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDIF (94.3 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPKO-FM (98.3 FM; BELLEFONTAINE, OH; Owner: V-TECK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCI (97.9 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCBE (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: BD.OF EDUC.,CITY SCH.DIST.,COLUMBUS)
  • WFJX (105.7 FM; HILLIARD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEGE (103.9 FM; WESTERVILLE, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WOSB (91.1 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Magnetic Springs:

  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WCMH-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WTTE (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: COLUMBUS (WTTE-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WXCB-LP (Channel 42; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: CENTRAL OHIO ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WOCB-LP (Channel 39; MARION, OH; Owner: CENTRAL OHIO ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WINJ-LP (Channel 8; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP OF CHURCHES)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WCLL-LP (Channel 19; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: JONATHAN W. OWENS)
  • WDEM-LP (Channel 17; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: TRIPLETT & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCPX-LP (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W43BZ (Channel 43; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 720
Total average daily truck traffic: 79
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,138

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Magnetic Springs, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Paul472.0 years
John371.7 years
Richard377.4 years
William368.0 years
Clara276.0 years
Arthur270.5 years
Jerry243.5 years
Earl271.0 years
Clifford282.1 years
Lawrence269.0 years
Most common last names in Magnetic Springs, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller483.0 years
Davis377.0 years
Scheiderer378.7 years
Cox273.0 years
Harper266.0 years
Jones280.0 years
Dowell271.0 years
Bowdre257.1 years
Drake277.4 years
Elliott279.0 years

Magnetic Springs on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
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