Old Fort, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 186.
Males: 92  (49.7%)
Females: 94  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip code: 44861

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,001
Old Fort:

$50,001
OH:

$52,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,073

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,030
Old Fort:

$103,030
OH:

$140,100

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,374.

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    • 17292.5%White alone
    • 105.4%Hispanic
    • 31.6%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Old Fort: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (61.7%), American (15.8%), Italian (5.0%), English (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 684 feet

For population 25 years and over in Old Fort:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.7%

For population 15 years and over in Old Fort CDP:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,084 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $908 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (36.8 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (238.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fort Seneca, OH (1.5 miles ), Bettsville, OH (2.1 miles ), Green Springs, OH (2.3 miles ), Burgoon, OH (2.3 miles) , Ballville, OH (2.5 miles ), Kansas, OH (2.6 miles) , Stony Prairie, OH (2.8 miles ), Fremont, OH (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 41.24 N, Longitude: 83.15 W

Area code: 419

Old Fort household income distribution Old Fort home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Legal occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (42%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (38%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Tornado activity:

Old Fort-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Old Fort place center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/10/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Old Fort-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 144.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 106.2 miles away from Old Fort 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) earthquake occurred 214.1 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 80.3 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 316.8 miles away from Old Fort center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.8 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 Seneca County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Old Fort:

  • ELMWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER AT THE SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GREEN SPRINGS, OH)
  • ELMWOOD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GREEN SPRINGS, OH)
  • ELMSPRINGS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; GREEN SPRINGS, OH)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; FREMONT, OH)
  • VALLEY VIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FREMONT, OH)
  • TIFFIN DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TIFFIN, OH)
  • AMERICARE HOME HEALTH OF FREMONT (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FREMONT, OH)

Amtrak station near Old Fort:

  • 16 miles: FOSTORIA (500 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Old Fort:

  • 19 miles: Davis-Besse in Oak Harbor, OH.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Old Fort:

  • Terra State Community College (about 8 miles; Fremont, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,119)
  • Tiffin University (about 9 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 28 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • The University of Findlay (about 30 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,649)
  • Owens Community College (about 32 miles; Perrysburg, OH; FT enrollment: 9,416)
  • University of Toledo (about 38 miles; Toledo, OH; FT enrollment: 18,409)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 49 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)

Public high school in Old Fort:

Public elementary/middle school in Old Fort:

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Notable locations in Old Fort: Old Fort Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Old Fort Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 24.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.2%
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Old Fort (2011 data):

  • The Old Fort Banking Company: at 8034 Main Street, branch established on 1916/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $389.7 mil, Deposits: $328.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Gillmor Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Ohio average:

10.7

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Old Fort CDP (based on Seneca County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,8038
Mainline Protestant8,22142
Evangelical Protestant2,92929
Black Protestant5812
Other2223
None25,989-
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: 10
Seneca County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Seneca County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Seneca County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Seneca County:

28.5%
Ohio:

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

13.1%
State:

11.9%

4.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,868 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
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 Sandusky County, OH  0.67% ($27,667 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.56% ($22,730)
from Wyandot County, OH  0.30% ($29,147)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 Hancock County, OH  0.70% ($28,146 average AGI)
to Sandusky County, OH  0.57% ($30,047)
to Wood County, OH  0.34% ($29,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Old Fort:

  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFRO (900 AM; 1 kW; FREMONT, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTTF (1600 AM; 1 kW; TIFFIN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSPD (1370 AM; 5 kW; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Old Fort:

  • WCKY-FM (103.7 FM; TIFFIN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGGN (97.7 FM; CASTALIA, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • W201AX (88.1 FM; FREMONT, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)
  • WXKR (94.5 FM; PORT CLINTON, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJZE (97.3 FM; OAK HARBOR, OH; Owner: RASP BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMJK (100.9 FM; CLYDE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFRO-FM (99.1 FM; FREMONT, OH; Owner: BAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTE-FM (91.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WIMX (95.7 FM; GIBSONBURG, OH; Owner: RIVERSIDE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHVT (90.5 FM; CLYDE, OH; Owner: CLYDE EDUCATIONAL B/CING FOUNDATION)
  • WNRR (92.1 FM; BELLEVUE, OH; Owner: BELLEVUE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRVF (101.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBVI (96.7 FM; FOSTORIA, OH; Owner: TCB HOLDINGS, INC./ C/O ROPPE CORPOR)
  • WPFX-FM (107.7 FM; NORTH BALTIMORE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVKS (92.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W202AW (88.3 FM; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPCO-LP (105.7 FM; FREMONT, OH; Owner: FREMONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Old Fort:

  • W21BF (Channel 21; FREMONT, OH; Owner: TV 21, INC.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WGGN-TV (Channel 52; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLQP-LP (Channel 18; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W09CG (Channel 9; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W54AF (Channel 54; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING. COMPANY, INC.)
  • W22CO (Channel 22; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 155Total average daily traffic
  • 215Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • JAMES E MCDONALD, 51 Pleasant Road. (Tr 15) (Lat: 41.240861 Lon: -83.153306), Type: 82.0, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2027833976, , 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., SUITE 720
  • James E McDonald, 51 Pleasant Road. (Tr 15) (Lat: 41.240861 Lon: -83.153306), Type: 82.0, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 5019058555, , ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • JAMES E MCDONALD, 51 Pleasant Road. (Tr 15) (Lat: 41.240861 Lon: -83.153306), Type: 82.0, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 5019058555, , ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • Lottie L Thompson, 51 Pleasant Road. (Tr 15) (Lat: 41.240861 Lon: -83.153306), Type: 82.0, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Lottie L Thompson, 51 Pleasant Road. (Tr 15) (Lat: 41.240861 Lon: -83.153306), Type: 82.0, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2501 E Co Rd 34 (Lat: 41.242361 Lon: -83.121167), Call Sign: WQOF922
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.925 MHz, 462.462 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 452.662 MHz, 457.662 MHzGrant Date: 09/14/2011, Expiration Date: 09/14/2021, Certifier: Randy LaibeRegistrant: Bender Communications Inc, 133 Arco Dr, Toledo, OH 43607, Phone: (419) 843-1926, Fax: (491) 843-1926, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W8KVW, Grant Date: 01/24/1995, Expiration Date: 01/24/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2007, Registrant: John A Hoover Sr, Old Fort, OH 44861

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Old Fort 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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