Ottawa, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 4,404 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 1,964  (44.6%)
Females: 2,440  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45875.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,109 (it was $39,034 in 2000)
Ottawa:

$47,109
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,275 (it was $22,476 in 2000)

Ottawa village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $130,654 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Ottawa:

$130,654
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $158,844; Detached houses: $166,529; Townhouses or other attached units: $212,414; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $99,709; Mobile homes: $37,898

Median gross rent in 2012: $542.

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  • White alone - 3,927 (88.0%)
  • Hispanic - 461 (10.3%)
  • Black alone - 29 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ottawa: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.0%), Irish (10.6%), United States (7.6%), English (7.0%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1999

Elevation: 736 feet

Land area: 3.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,136 people per square mile   (low).

Ottawa,OH real estate house value index trend

Ottawa, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Ottawa:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ottawa village:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

121 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia).

This village:  2.7%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Ottawa, Ohio as of March 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ottawa to the number of sex offenders is 276 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,519 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,274 (1.0%)

Ottawa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (50.7 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (197.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Glandorf, OH (1.4 miles ), West Leipsic, OH (2.5 miles ), Gilboa, OH (2.5 miles) , Leipsic, OH (2.5 miles ), Pandora, OH (2.6 miles ), Columbus Grove, OH (2.7 miles ), Miller City, OH (2.7 miles) , Kalida, OH (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $280,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $195,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.02 N, Longitude: 84.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,260 (+28.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 878 (42.6%)

Area code: 419

Ottawa household income distribution Ottawa home values distribution

Crime rates in Ottawa (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (22.5 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 13 thefts (292.9 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (22.5 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 29.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Ohio average:

1.99
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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

Average climate in Ottawa, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ottawa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Ottawa village center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 17.4 miles away from the village center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ottawa-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% 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 37.7 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 192.3 miles away from Ottawa 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 194.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 155.0 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 270.9 miles away from Ottawa 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 254.4 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 Putnam County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Frances Horwich - Television personality, Eric Pollitz - College basketball player (Miami (OHIO) RedHawks), Tim Pollitz - College basketball player (Miami (OHIO) RedHawks).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Ottawa: Edward S. Godfrey.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ottawa:

  • OUTLOOK AMERICA PUTNAM CO #2 (8088 ROAD 13 G)
  • PUTNAM COUNTY HOMECARE (139 COURT STREET)
  • AUTUMN COURT (1925 E FOURTH ST)
  • MEADOWS OF OTTAWA-GLANDORF (575 O-G RD)
  • PUTNAM ACRES CARE CENTER (10170 RD 5 H RR 1)

Airports located in Ottawa:

See details about airports located in Ottawa, OH

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ottawa:

  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 19 miles; Lima, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,231)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 20 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • The University of Findlay (about 21 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,649)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 21 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 33 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 33 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • Tiffin University (about 46 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)

Public high school in Ottawa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ottawa:

Private elementary/middle school in Ottawa:

  • STS PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 320 N LOCUST ST; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Ottawa

Library in Ottawa:

  • PUTNAM COUNTY DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,493,196; Location: 124 PUTNAM PARKWAY; 73,770 books; 3,027 audio materials; 2,579 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 228 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ottawa: Putnam County Fairgrounds (A), Ottawa Emergency Medical Services (B), Ottawa Volunteer Fire Department Station 101 (C), Ottawa Volunteer Fire Department Station 100 (D), Ottawa Volunteer Fire Department Station 102 (E), Putnam County Courthouse (F), Putnam County Library (G), Putnam County Jail (H), Ottawa Water Works (I), Ottawa City Hall (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ottawa include: Trinity United Methodist Church (A), Faith Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Ottawa Upground Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Putnam 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 76.5. This is about average.

City:

76.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 38.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ottawa and their reported violations in the past:

COUNTRY ACRES GOLF CLUB (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-10-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PIKE RUN GOLF CLUB INC (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
LOVE-HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME PWS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-28-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.4%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 44.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  66.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Ottawa in 2000:

  • 43 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Ottawa, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Ottawa compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Ottawa (2011 data):

  • The Fort Jennings State Bank: Ottawa Branch at 1300 North Locust Street, branch established on 2005/10/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $145.3 mil, Deposits: $131.7 mil, headquarters in Fort Jennings, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Fjsb Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Federal Bank of the Midwest: Ottawa at 405 East Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,053.2 mil, Deposits: $1,610.5 mil, headquarters in Defiance, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices
  • The Union Bank Company: Ottawa Branch at State Route 65 And Us Route 224, branch established on 1991/05/02. Info updated 2010/09/01: Bank assets: $586.4 mil, Deposits: $482.1 mil, headquarters in Columbus Grove, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Ottawa Main at 332 East Main Street, branch established on 1985/04/11. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ottawa village (based on Putnam County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.74%
Here: 81.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchMennonite Church USAChurch of the BrethrenUnited Church of Christ
Adherents76.7%9.5%4.5%1.9%1.3%
Congregations22.0%30.0%6.0%2.0%2.0%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Presbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.2%1.2%0.8%0.7%2.3%
Congregations4.0%4.0%4.0%2.0%24.0%
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
Putnam County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Putnam County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Putnam County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

29.9%
Ohio:

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

12.6%
State:

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 7$28,888$49,52210$3,886
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,533
Police Protection - Officers 8$23,993$35,9904$1,714
Streets and Highways 4$10,873$32,6190$0
Sewerage 3$9,775$39,1000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$806
Water Supply 3$11,659$46,6361$934
Totals for Government 25$85,188$40,89017$9,873

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $335,000 ($76.07)
    Regular Highways: $210,000 ($47.68)
    Sewerage: $66,000 ($14.99)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $639,000 ($145.10)
    Sewerage: $609,000 ($138.28)
    Police Protection: $353,000 ($80.15)
    General - Other: $261,000 ($59.26)
    Regular Highways: $178,000 ($40.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $173,000 ($39.28)
    Financial Administration: $150,000 ($34.06)
    Fire Protection: $45,000 ($10.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $323,000 ($73.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $8,000 ($1.82)
    General: $2,000 ($0.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $465,000 ($105.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $153,000 ($34.74)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($6.58)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($3.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,122,000 ($254.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.68)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,130,000 ($256.58)
    All Other: $53,000 ($12.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $554,000 ($125.79)
    Special Assessments: $34,000 ($7.72)
    General Revenue, NEC: $34,000 ($7.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $893,000 ($202.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $146,000 ($33.15)
    General Support: $144,000 ($32.70)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,555,000 ($353.09)
    Property: $205,000 ($46.55)
    NEC: $57,000 ($12.94)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($13.17)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,519,000 ($1707.31)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,005,000 ($682.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,402,000 ($1907.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($12.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,122,000 ($481.83)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($1.14)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,786,000 ($405.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,345,000 ($1213.67)

3.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.31%
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 Allen County, OH  0.65% ($32,484 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.36% ($37,940)
from Paulding County, OH  0.19% ($33,889)


4.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
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 Allen County, OH  0.69% ($29,184 average AGI)
to Hancock County, OH  0.52% ($31,284)
to Franklin County, OH  0.31% ($28,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ottawa:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ottawa:

  • WLWD (93.9 FM; COLUMBUS GROVE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUK (106.3 FM; OTTAWA, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W205AT (88.9 FM; HAMLER, OH; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIE (91.5 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKXA-FM (100.5 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFGF (93.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WTGN (97.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WONB (94.9 FM; ADA, OH; Owner: OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WNDH (103.1 FM; NAPOLEON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZOM (105.7 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDOH (107.1 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: VOGEL ROACH CORPORATION)
  • WUZZ-FM (104.9 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZOQ (92.1 FM; WAPAKONETA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ottawa:

  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WLQP-LP (Channel 18; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W09CG (Channel 9; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFND-LP (Channel 22; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ottawa, Ohio:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Ohio average:
  • Fatal accident count: 116
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 172
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 125
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 279
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13
See more detailed statistics of Ottawa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $100,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,275
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,293
Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic: 25,366
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ottawa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Ottawa, OH)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ottawa)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ottawa)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 16

Incident types - Ottawa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ottawa, OH
Most common first names in Ottawa, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10880.5 years
John6572.4 years
Robert4574.4 years
Charles4479.9 years
William4173.6 years
Paul3572.5 years
Joseph3377.6 years
Margaret3282.2 years
Richard3271.3 years
Albert3177.8 years
Most common last names in Ottawa, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schroeder5977.4 years
Maag3475.8 years
Verhoff3180.7 years
Ellerbrock3081.1 years
Kuhlman2974.6 years
Meyer2978.4 years
Ruhe2676.4 years
Kleman2576.4 years
Niese2377.7 years
Recker2274.9 years
Businesses in Ottawa, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
Arby's1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1Subway1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
New Balance1YMCA1

Ottawa on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #5 (45875) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Brian James Petersen (4)
  • Brian James Peterson (2)
  • Scott A. Salsburey (1)
  • Shlomo Haviv (1)
  • David B. Niese (1)
  • Marshall W. Tracy (1)
  • Ryan Thomas Ellerbrock (1)
  • Berjamin Alan Inkrott (1)
  • Gregory Schroeder (1)
  • Scott Salsburey (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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