Nelsonville, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 5,214 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 
Males: 2,597  (49.8%)
Females: 2,617  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  29.2 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 45764.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,307 (it was $20,634 in 2000)
Nelsonville:

$24,307
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,396 (it was $11,552 in 2000)

Nelsonville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,131 (it was $54,900 in 2000)
Nelsonville:

$69,131
OH:

$127,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $574.

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  • Races in Nelsonville, OH (2010)

    Nelsonville races chart
    • 5,03093.3%White alone
    • 1492.8%Black alone
    • 871.6%Two or more races
    • 741.4%Hispanic
    • 250.5%American Indian alone
    • 170.3%Asian alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nelsonville: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.4%), German (18.0%), Irish (14.1%), English (7.4%), Italian (1.9%), Russian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1995

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 4.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,049 people per square mile   (low).

Nelsonville,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Nelsonville:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nelsonville city:

  • Never married: 49.0%
  • Now married: 28.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

63 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Ohio:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,186 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $852 (1.5%)

Nelsonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (55.0 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (330.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Buchtel, OH (1.5 miles ), Carbon Hill, OH (1.8 miles ), Murray City, OH (2.2 miles ), Haydenville, OH (2.4 miles ), Chauncey, OH (2.5 miles ), Millfield, OH (2.7 miles ), The Plains, OH (2.8 miles ), Jacksonville, OH (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.46 N, Longitude: 82.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,151 (+21.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 541 (30.9%)

Area code: 740

Nelsonville household income distribution Nelsonville home values distribution

Crime rates in Nelsonville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 013154321
per 100,000 0.018.554.618.592.870.055.637.518.7
Robberies 374243823
per 100,000 57.0129.272.836.974.252.5148.337.556.1
Assaults 453424322094
per 100,000 855.2627.4436.855.437.135.00.0168.774.8
Burglaries 465036829296663934
per 100,000 874.2922.7655.31,512.91,706.91,679.21,223.1731.2635.8
Thefts 177192239236215158182157141
per 100,000 3,363.73,543.14,350.24,354.23,988.92,763.73,372.92,943.42,636.5
Auto thefts 8518861257
per 100,000 152.092.318.2147.6148.4105.0222.493.7130.9
Arson 113101000
per 100,000 19.018.554.618.50.017.50.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.3) 346.7343.7327.6287.8345.6275.9286.5220.1181.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Nelsonville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Ohio average:

1.99
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +295 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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

Average climate in Nelsonville, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Nelsonville-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.0 miles away from the Nelsonville city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nelsonville-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 126.6 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 170.6 miles away from Nelsonville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 158.7 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 127.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 136.1 miles away from Nelsonville 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 312.2 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 Athens County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nelsonville topographic map

Birthplace of: Sarah Jessica Parker - Actress, Lloyd Thomas - Soilder.

Main business address for: ROCKY SHOES & BOOTS INC (FOOTWEAR, (NO RUBBER)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Nelsonville:

  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF NELSONVILLE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1950 MOUNT ST MARYS DRIVE)
  • PINE HILLS CONTINUING CARE CENTER (1950 MOUNT ST MARYS DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Nelsonville:

  • BCS/HARTMAN ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; THE PLAINS, OH)
  • HICKORY CREEK OF ATHENS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; THE PLAINS, OH)
  • ECHOING MEADOWS RESIDENTIAL CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ATHENS, OH)
  • O'BLENESS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; ATHENS, OH)
  • ATHENS CAMPUS (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ATHENS, OH)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-LOGAN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LOGAN, OH)
  • BCS/HOCKING VALLEY HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LOGAN, OH)

Colleges/Universities in Nelsonville:

  • Hocking College (Full-time enrollment: 4,146; Location: 3301 Hocking Parkway; Public; Website: www.hocking.edu)
  • Tri-County Adult Career Center (FT enrollment: 137; Location: 15676 St Rt 691; Public; Website: www.tricountyadultcareercenter.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Nelsonville:

  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 12 miles; Athens, OH; Full-time enrollment: 26,181)
  • Zane State College (about 37 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Ohio Christian University (about 38 miles; Circleville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 42 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 45 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 45 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,995)
  • Denison University (about 46 miles; Granville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,268)

Public high schools in Nelsonville:

  • NELSONVILLE-YORK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 385, Location: 1 BUCKEYE DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • TRI-COUNTY CAREER CENTER (Location: 15676 STATE ROUTE 691, Grades: 11-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Nelsonville:

See full list of schools located in Nelsonville

Library in Nelsonville:

  • NELSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,284,211; Location: 95 W. WASHINGTON; 266,817 books; 16,444 audio materials; 26,074 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 159 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • FM Radio in Nelsonville, WLCI-LP 97.5 owned by Hocking College Broadcasting Department

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Notable locations in Nelsonville: Southeast Ohio Emergency Medical Services Station 4 Nelsonville (A), Nelsonville Division of Fire (B), Nelsonville Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Nelsonville: ROCKY SHOES & BOOTS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Nelsonville include: Dorr Run Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Church of the Epiphany (C), Church of the Nazarene (D), First Christian Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Independent Holiness Church (G), Pilgrim Holiness Church (H), Saint Andrews Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fort Street Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dorr Run (A), Snow Fork (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hocking Valley Museum of Theatrical History Inc (34 Public Square), Uniglobe Hocking Hills Cruise & Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 30 Public Sq).

Hotels: Garden Terrace (15770 State Route 691), Fox Fire (15770 State Route 691).

Athens 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 34.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 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 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.41
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.34
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.21
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.6%
(33.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 63.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  46.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Nelsonville in 2010:

  • 680 people in college/university student housing
  • 188 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 90 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 22 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Nelsonville in 2000:

  • 376 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 190 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in institutions for the blind

Banks with branches in Nelsonville (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank, National Association: Nelsonville Branch at 951 Canal Street, branch established on 1904/07/05. Info updated 2006/11/29: Bank assets: $1,788.7 mil, Deposits: $1,356.7 mil, headquarters in Marietta, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Inc.
  • Nelsonville Home and Savings: Nelsonville Home And Savings at 9 West Columbus Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $22.7 mil, Deposits: $20.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • The Citizens Savings Bank: Nelsonville Branch at 873 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1987/03/02. Info updated 2008/09/30: Bank assets: $414.5 mil, Deposits: $330.2 mil, headquarters in Martins Ferry, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Citizens Bank of Logan, Ohio: Nelsonville Branch at 24 Fulton Street, branch established on 1991/10/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $248.6 mil, Deposits: $222.3 mil, headquarters in Logan, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Independent Bancorp, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of McConnelsville: 11 Public Square Branch at 11 Public Square, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/28: Bank assets: $137.6 mil, Deposits: $118.6 mil, headquarters in Mcconnelsville, OH, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Shares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Ohio average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nelsonville city (based on Athens County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,17442
Evangelical Protestant5,09345
Catholic1,9465
Other8905
None51,654-
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: 13
Athens County:

2.06 / 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): 8
Athens County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Athens County:

29.4%
Ohio:

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

13.9%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Nelsonville:

48.1%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nelsonville:

45.1%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nelsonville:

20.9%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.2%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nelsonville:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nelsonville:

33.0%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.6%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Nelsonville:

78.6%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nelsonville, 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
Financial Administration 2$13,338$80,0283$22,875
Other Government Administration 3$23,993$95,9729$20,843
Judicial and Legal 2$10,735$64,4100$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$109,589$119,5528$22,747
Police - Other 2$8,169$49,0140$0
Firefighters 6$59,134$118,26821$36,362
Streets and Highways 5$36,880$88,5120$0
Sewerage 6$35,942$71,8840$0
Water Supply 14$79,975$68,5500$0
Totals for Government 51$377,755$88,88441$102,827

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

  • Construction - General: $1,472,000 ($282.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $986,000 ($189.11)
    Sewerage: $622,000 ($119.29)
    Water Utilities: $496,000 ($95.13)
    Regular Highways: $379,000 ($72.69)
    Central Staff Services: $300,000 ($57.54)
    General - Other: $285,000 ($54.66)
    Financial Administration: $240,000 ($46.03)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($11.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($4.41)
    Health Services - Other: $6,000 ($1.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($1.92)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $49,000 ($9.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $559,000 ($107.21)
    Water Utilities: $182,000 ($34.91)
    General - Other: $74,000 ($14.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $971,000 ($186.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($5.95)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $670,000 ($128.50)
    All Other: $66,000 ($12.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $320,000 ($61.37)
    Highways: $50,000 ($9.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $234,000 ($44.88)
    Interest Earnings: $137,000 ($26.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $853,000 ($163.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $630,000 ($120.83)
    Highways: $161,000 ($30.88)
    General Support: $70,000 ($13.43)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,193,000 ($228.81)
    Property: $405,000 ($77.68)
    NEC: $114,000 ($21.86)

Nelsonville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $510,000 ($97.81)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $165,000 ($31.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $470,000 ($90.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $120,000 ($23.01)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $45,000 ($8.63)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($7.67)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,155,000 ($413.31)
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,015,000 ($386.46)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,605,000 ($499.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,087,000 ($592.06)

7.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Athens County:

0.08%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, OH  0.72% ($26,785 average AGI)
from Meigs County, OH  0.38% ($24,362)
from Washington County, OH  0.37% ($31,424)


8.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($258 average AGI)
Athens County:

0.13%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  0.98% ($32,933 average AGI)
to Hocking County, OH  0.44% ($21,613)
to Washington County, OH  0.37% ($27,221)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nelsonville:

  • WAIS (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUCHTEL, OH; Owner: NELSONVILLE TV CABLE, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WATH (970 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, OH)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WLGN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LOGAN, OH; Owner: ROGER L. HINERMAN d/b/a LOGAN BROADCASTING)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUB (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nelsonville:

  • WSEO (107.7 FM; NELSONVILLE, OH; Owner: NELSONVILLE TV CABLE, INC.)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W211BT (90.1 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXTQ (105.5 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: WATH, INC.)
  • WLGN-FM (98.3 FM; LOGAN, OH; Owner: ROGER L. HINERMAN d/b/a LOGAN BROADCASTING)
  • WWJM (106.3 FM; NEW LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: PERRY COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WHOK-FM (95.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WCVZ (92.7 FM; SOUTH ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN VOICE OF CENTRAL OHIO, INC)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOUH-FM (91.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WYBZ (107.3 FM; CROOKSVILLE, OH; Owner: Y BRIDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZA (103.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nelsonville:

  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
Nelsonville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Nelsonville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 116m381ftTotal length
  • 205,634Total average daily traffic
  • 20,920Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 162010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Nelsonville, OH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Nelsonville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Nelsonville, OH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 23962, Lat: 39.310556 Lon: -82.168889, Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQJC938
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018, Certifier: Chris CooperRegistrant: Intelliwave LLC, 145 Columbus Rd, Athens, OH 45701, Phone: (740) 592-0322, Fax: (740) 593-6282, Email:
  • NELSONVILLE, 16595 Wolfe Benet Rd (Lat: 39.452694 Lon: -82.241833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57 m, Overall height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WQQQ645
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/13/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • MARCS NELSON, 16747 Snake Hollow Road (Lat: 39.473194 Lon: -82.226333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.4 m, Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WQUT309
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz... (+23 more)Grant Date: 10/03/2014, Expiration Date: 10/03/2024, Certifier: Kyle QuillenRegistrant: Agile Network Builders LLC, 213 Market Ave N, Suite 310, Canton, OH 44702, Phone: (888) 494-0549, Fax: (330) 451-5720, Email:
  • STATION, Hocking Pky Hocking Technical College (Lat: 39.444222 Lon: -82.221806), Structure height: 8.2 m, Overall height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WHJ854
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/1993, Expiration Date: 11/12/1998Registrant: Phone: (614) 753-3591

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nelsonville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Nelsonville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 132
  • Service Call: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Nelsonville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nelsonville, OH
Most common first names in Nelsonville, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9375.0 years
John8272.6 years
Mary8177.7 years
Charles8075.1 years
James7173.0 years
Robert5169.3 years
George4073.0 years
Ruth3778.6 years
Donald3465.1 years
Helen3378.4 years
Most common last names in Nelsonville, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4273.5 years
Johnson3873.9 years
Warren3064.2 years
Davis2274.4 years
Wolfe2073.9 years
Patton2077.6 years
Hall1970.5 years
Williams1971.3 years
Barber1979.9 years
Jones1677.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Nelsonville, OH
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS1

Nelsonville compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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