Mowrystown, Ohio

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Population in 2012: 356 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 
Males: 181  (50.9%)
Females: 175  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45155.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,465 (it was $35,956 in 2000)
Mowrystown:

$42,465
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,672 (it was $13,884 in 2000)

Mowrystown village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $69,956 (it was $61,900 in 2000)
Mowrystown:

$69,956
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $78,725; Detached houses: $83,888; Mobile homes: $31,111

Median gross rent in 2012: $675.

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Mowrystown races chart
  • White alone - 359 (99.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mowrystown: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.1%), German (17.5%), English (9.3%), French (6.0%), United States (5.1%), Scottish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 997 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 738 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mowrystown,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mowrystown:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mowrystown village:

  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 0.3%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $945 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $900 (1.0%)

Mowrystown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (40.9 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (283.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sardinia, OH (1.9 miles ), Buford, OH (2.4 miles ), Lake Waynoka, OH (2.6 miles ), Winchester, OH (2.9 miles ), Mount Orab, OH (3.0 miles ), Seaman, OH (3.4 miles ), Russellville, OH (3.5 miles ), Andersonville, OH (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 83.75 W

Area code: 937

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

6.9%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -94 (-20.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Financial managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Mowrystown, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mowrystown-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Mowrystown village center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.9 miles away from the village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mowrystown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% 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 58.6 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 226.6 miles away from Mowrystown 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 62.3 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 222.8 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 245.2 miles away from Mowrystown center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 108.7 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 Highland County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mowrystown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mowrystown:

  • DAVITA - HIGHLAND COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)
  • HOSPICE OF HOPE INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MOUNT ORAB, OH)
  • ARI III/TAYLOR HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)
  • ARI III/HILLSBORO (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)
  • LAURELS OF HILLSBORO (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)
  • OAKLAND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)
  • VILLA GEORGETOWN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GEORGETOWN, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mowrystown:

  • Southern State Community College (about 16 miles; Hillsboro, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,418)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 24 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 29 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 38 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 39 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Xavier University (about 40 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 42 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)

Public high school in Mowrystown:

Public elementary/middle school in Mowrystown:

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Notable location: Mowrystown Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Highland 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 18.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.9%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  71.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Mowrystown compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Wood (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mowrystown village (based on Highland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.58%
Here: 33.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents25.1%23.2%8.4%8.0%4.7%
Congregations18.4%28.7%4.6%2.3%3.4%
NameSouthern Baptist Convention Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Friends (Quakers)Other
Adherents4.4%4.4%4.2%4.1%13.5%
Congregations3.4%1.1%4.6%8.0%25.3%
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
Highland County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Highland County:

28.8%
Ohio:

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

14.2%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$644
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$193
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$85
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$43
Totals for Government 0$0 10$965

6.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200530,308 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Ohio average:

5.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clinton County, OH  1.29% ($32,425 average AGI)
from Fayette County, OH  0.55% ($28,843)
from Adams County, OH  0.43% ($26,275)


6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200627,129 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Ohio average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clinton County, OH  1.26% ($27,718 average AGI)
to Fayette County, OH  0.52% ($24,583)
to Ross County, OH  0.44% ($24,771)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mowrystown:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WSRW (1590 AM; 1 kW; HILLSBORO, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mowrystown:

  • WAXZ (97.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WRAC (103.1 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: DREAMCATCHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVXW (89.5 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WOBO (88.7 FM; BATAVIA, OH; Owner: WCNE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY RADIO,INC)
  • WSRW-FM (106.7 FM; HILLSBORO, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WVNU (97.5 FM; GREENFIELD, OH; Owner: SOUTHERN OHIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLN (102.3 FM; WILMINGTON, OH; Owner: SOUTHWEST OHIO BROADCAST SERVICES GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Mowrystown:

  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W17AY (Channel 17; SEAMAN, OH; Owner: TRANQUILITY COMMUNITY CHURCH)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Mowrystown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mowrystown, OH
Most common first names in Mowrystown, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert576.8 years
William476.5 years
Ruth478.7 years
Ethel381.7 years
Lawrence372.1 years
Mary375.0 years
Ralph376.4 years
Donald279.0 years
George284.0 years
Betty254.5 years
Most common last names in Mowrystown, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lewis658.6 years
Martin575.0 years
Harvey479.8 years
Roberts485.5 years
Stroup474.5 years
Wilmoth483.0 years
Canter348.4 years
Fritz369.6 years
Pelton369.3 years
Ruble372.3 years
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