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Population in 2012: 234 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.0%
 

Males: 122  (52.2%)
Females: 112  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45350, 45362.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,531 (it was $50,938 in 2000)
North Star:

$48,531
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,756

North Star village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $136,762 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
North Star:

$136,762
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $133,500; Detached houses: $133,500
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in North Star: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (58.6%), French (20.9%), Irish (5.2%), United States (4.6%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1006 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 449 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in North Star:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Star village:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 71.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 3.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,292 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,196 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dayton, OH (43.4 miles , pop. 166,179).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (59.9 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (193.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Yorkshire, OH (2.0 miles) , Osgood, OH (2.0 miles ), New Weston, OH (2.0 miles) , Burkettsville, OH (2.1 miles ), Rossburg, OH (2.2 miles ), St. Henry, OH (2.8 miles ), Versailles, OH (2.9 miles ), Ansonia, OH (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.32 N, Longitude: 84.57 W

Area codes: 419, 567

North Star household income distribution North Star home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -48 (-18.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (25%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Other transportation workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (19%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

North Star-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the North Star village center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Star-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 86% 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 18.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from North Star center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Darke County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Annie Oakley - Sharpshooter.


Hospitals/medical centers near North Star:

  • GARDENS AT ST HENRY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SAINT HENRY, OH)
  • VERSAILLES HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; VERSAILLES, OH)
  • MERCER COUNTY JOINT TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 12 miles away; COLDWATER, OH)

Political contributions by individuals in North Star, OH

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Star:

  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 38 miles; Lima, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,486)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 41 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 44 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 10,009)
  • University of Dayton (about 46 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 8,899)
  • Ball State University (about 46 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 17,693)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-East Central (about 46 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 47 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 13,750)

Public elementary/middle school in North Star:

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Notable location: North Star Community Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in North Star: Saint Louis Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Darke 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 North Star and their reported violations in the past:

ST LOUIS CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 235, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE ICE CREAM PARLOR (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.3%

Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in North Star, OH

North Star compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


North Star travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Star village (based on Darke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.27%
Here42.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the Brethren
Adherents30.8%18.5%12.6%6.5%6.2%
Congregations5.9%24.7%9.4%9.4%8.2%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.8%2.6%2.6%2.4%14.0%
Congregations4.7%3.5%3.5%2.4%28.2%
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
Darke County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Darke County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Darke County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Darke County:

28.2%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Darke County:

12.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$203
Totals for Government 0$0 8$203

North Star government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($72.65)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($47.01)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($17.09)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($17.09)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($4.27)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($4.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($21.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($76.92)

North Star government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($12.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($47.01)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($8.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $42,000 ($179.49)
    Highways: $10,000 ($42.74)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($12.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $262,000 ($1119.66)

3.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.89%
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 Miami County, OH  0.75% ($30,405 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, OH  0.56% ($33,213)
from Randolph County, IN  0.29% ($21,683)


5.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
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 Miami County, OH  0.73% ($31,675 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, OH  0.69% ($34,697)
to Randolph County, IN  0.38% ($19,807)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Star:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS 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)
  • 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.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Star:

  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDPT (95.7 FM; PIQUA, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WCSM-FM (96.7 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: HAYCO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJYW (88.9 FM; UNION CITY, IN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDKF (94.5 FM; ENGLEWOOD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around North Star:

  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in North Star)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NORTH STAR, 14520 Whiterd Road (Lat: 40.342194 Lon: -84.552722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQDA546
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2005, Expiration Date: 07/07/2015, Certifier: June E Thompson
    Registrant: P&r Communications, 700 E First Street, Dayton, OH 45402, Phone: (937) 512-8167, Fax: (937) 512-8202, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


North Star on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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