Montezuma, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 165 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.6%
 
Males: 78  (47.9%)
Females: 87  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip code: 45866

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,803 (it was $41,094 in 2000)
Montezuma:

$36,803
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,986 (it was $17,917 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,682 (it was $66,500 in 2000)
Montezuma:

$75,682
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $109,980; Detached houses: $111,778; In 2-unit structures: $87,959; Mobile homes: $87,959

Median gross rent in 2012: $620.

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  • White alone - 162 (98.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Montezuma: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.6%), United States (9.1%), Irish (8.7%), English (7.7%), Italian (3.4%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 884 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,435 people per square mile   (low).

Montezuma, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Montezuma:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montezuma village:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 27.1%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Montezuma, Ohio as of June 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Montezuma to the number of sex offenders is 165 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,281 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $733 (1.0%)

Montezuma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (48.8 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (50.8 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (187.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Coldwater, OH (2.1 miles ), Celina, OH (2.1 miles ), Chickasaw, OH (2.2 miles ), St. Henry, OH (2.6 miles ), St. Marys, OH (3.0 miles ), New Bremen, OH (3.1 miles ), Osgood, OH (3.3 miles ), Burkettsville, OH (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $33,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.49 N, Longitude: 84.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 419

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

3.3%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (21%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (15%)
  • Electricians (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Average climate in Montezuma, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Montezuma-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Montezuma village center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/18/1992, a category F4 tornado 16.7 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montezuma-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.2 miles away from Montezuma 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 227.1 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 227.6 miles away from the city 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 211.8 miles away from Montezuma center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 192.8 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 Mercer County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montezuma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Montezuma:

  • KIDNEY SERVICES OF WEST CENTRAL OHIO - MERCER COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • MERCER COUNTY JOINT TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; COLDWATER, OH)
  • GARDENS AT CELINA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • CELINA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • MERCER HEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • MUD PIKE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • OTTERBEIN ST MARYS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SAINT MARYS, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montezuma:

  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 29 miles; Lima, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,231)
  • Edison State Community College (about 29 miles; Piqua, OH; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 33 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 43 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • Indiana University-East (about 47 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • Ball State University (about 50 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Taylor University (about 50 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)

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Notable location: Riverside Landing (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Montezuma and their reported violations in the past:

GRAND LAKE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
N KAHOOTZ PWS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-02-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2014)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.4%
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Montezuma compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montezuma village (based on Mercer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.74%
Here: 83.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America General Conference Churches of GodMissionary Church
Adherents73.0%10.3%6.6%2.9%1.4%
Congregations30.8%21.5%9.2%9.2%1.5%
NameChurch of the NazareneUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.1%1.1%1.1%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.1%4.6%13.8%
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: 8
Mercer County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Mercer County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Mercer County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mercer County:

29.2%
Ohio:

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

11.1%
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$447
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$584
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$146
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,177

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $16,000 ($96.97)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($24.24)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($6.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $3,000 ($18.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($18.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($24.24)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($48.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($175.76)
    Highways: $7,000 ($42.42)
    All Other: $2,000 ($12.12)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($30.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,000 ($139.39)

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
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 Auglaize County, OH  0.65% ($25,917 average AGI)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.27% ($23,778)
from Darke County, OH  0.25% ($22,310)


3.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.69%
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 Auglaize County, OH  0.61% ($32,223 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.28% ($26,667)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.24% ($27,854)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montezuma:

  • WCSM (1350 AM; 1 kW; CELINA, OH)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montezuma:

  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WCSM-FM (96.7 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: HAYCO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDPT (95.7 FM; PIQUA, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WZBD (92.7 FM; BERNE, IN; Owner: ADAMS COUNTY RADIO, INC)
  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WZOQ (92.1 FM; WAPAKONETA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Montezuma:

  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W17AA (Channel 17; CELINA, OH; Owner: UNIVERSITY REGIONAL BROADCASTING., INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,920
Total average daily truck traffic: 156
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 5,580

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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