North Star, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 228 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.1%
 
Males: 114  (50.0%)
Females: 114  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

32.3 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45350, 45362.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,187 (it was $50,938 in 2000)
North Star:

$67,187
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,624 (it was $17,917 in 2000)

North Star village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,569 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
North Star:

$130,569
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $131,064; detached houses: $130,052

Median gross rent in 2017: $870.

March 2019 cost of living index in North Star: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.0%
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Ancestries: German (80.8%), American (7.1%), French (3.8%), Irish (3.8%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1006 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 438 people per square mile   (low).

North Star, Ohio map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,339 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,320 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in North Star, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in North Star, OH in 2017
North Star satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Ohio:

4.1%
Most common industries in North Star, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (23.5%)
  • Machinery (11.8%)
  • Wood products (9.8%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (7.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (16.7%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
Most common occupations in North Star, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.7%)
  • Child care workers (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (25.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)
  • Other transportation occupations (5.9%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (18.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Child care workers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)

Average climate in North Star, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

North Star-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 72% 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 near Ohio state average. It is 83% 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 150.2 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 18.1 miles away from North Star 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 219.5 miles away from North Star 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 205.0 miles away from North Star 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 232.6 miles away from North Star center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 198.8 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 Darke County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Star topographic map

Hospitals and 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 Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; COLDWATER, OH)
  • HERITAGE MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MINSTER, OH)
  • LONE PINE NH (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NEW BREMEN, OH)
  • HOSPICE OF DARKE COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • REST HAVEN NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)

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

  • Edison State Community College (about 22 miles; Piqua, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,049)
  • Indiana University-East (about 36 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 38 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 41 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 44 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 13,779)
  • Ball State University (about 46 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • University of Dayton (about 46 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Annie Oakley - Sharpshooter.

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

For population 15 years and over in North Star:

Marital status in North Star, OH
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

For population 25 years and over in North Star:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,35656
Catholic7,0975
Mainline Protestant5,35627
Other3115
None30,839-
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: 8
Darke County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

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.
State:

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

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Darke County:

10.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Darke County:

28.2%
Ohio:

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

12.5%
Ohio:

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

North Star government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $929,000 ($4074.56)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($39.47)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($17.54)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $449,000 ($1969.30)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($8.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,000 ($26.32)

North Star government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $36,000 ($157.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($8.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $918,000 ($4026.32)
  • Tax - Corporation Net Income: $10,000 ($43.86)
    Property: $7,000 ($30.70)
    Individual Income: $5,000 ($21.93)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($8.77)
    Death and Gift: $2,000 ($8.77)

North Star government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $446,000 ($1956.14)

3.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Miami County, OH  0.79% ($39,353 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, OH  0.47% ($37,323)
from Randolph County, IN  0.37% ($30,321)


4.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Miami County, OH  0.88% ($35,497 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, OH  0.63% ($41,911)
to Randolph County, IN  0.32% ($37,797)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 37.9mTotal length
  • 24,768Total average daily traffic
  • 3,743Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,374Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in North Star, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for North Star, OH

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: 05/05/2015, Expiration Date: 07/07/2025, Certifier: June E Thompson, Registrant: P&r Communications, 700 E First St., Dayton, OH 45402, Phone: (937) 512-8100, Fax: (937) 512-8202, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Star, OH
  • 50.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 44.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Star, OH
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

North Star on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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