Ottawa, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 4,362 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 1,961  (45.0%)
Females: 2,401  (55.0%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45875.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,486 (it was $39,034 in 2000)
Ottawa:

$51,486
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,145 (it was $22,476 in 2000)

Ottawa village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,825 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Ottawa:

$123,825
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $159,199; detached houses: $161,531; townhouses or other attached units: $156,969; in 2-unit structures: $175,987; mobile homes: $85,197

Median gross rent in 2017: $636.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ottawa: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.7%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.9% for other race residents, 22.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ottawa, OH (2010)
    • 3,92788.0%White alone
    • 46110.3%Hispanic
    • 290.7%Black alone
    • 240.5%Two or more races
    • 140.3%Asian alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Ottawa, Ohio as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ottawa is 278 to 1.


Crime rates in Ottawa by year

Type

2012

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(22.5)
2
(45.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(91.0)
1
(23.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(292.9)
13
(295.9)
6
(138.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(22.5)
1
(22.8)
1
(23.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)31.568.312.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ottawa, OH

Crime rate in Ottawa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: German (57.0%), American (11.0%), Irish (3.7%), English (3.2%), Arab (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1999

Elevation: 736 feet

Land area: 3.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,125 people per square mile   (low).

Ottawa, Ohio map

62 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.4%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,773 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,647 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.02 N, Longitude: 84.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,149 (+25.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,005 (46.9%)

Area code: 419

Distribution of median household income in Ottawa, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ottawa, OH in 2017
Ottawa satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $227,800
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $266,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $297,700
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $233,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Ottawa, OH residents
Average permit cost in Ottawa, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Ottawa, OH
Historical housing units in Ottawa, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in Ottawa, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (8.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Machinery (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Ottawa, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)

Average climate in Ottawa, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ottawa, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.9. This is about average.

City:

62.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0372
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.65
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Ottawa center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 155.0 miles away from Ottawa 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 the city 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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:

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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: 243, Location: 320 N LOCUST ST, Grades: KG-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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Ottawa:

Marital status in Ottawa, OH
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Ottawa:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ottawa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ottawa, OH (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,79411
Evangelical Protestant3,66122
Mainline Protestant2,63116
None7,413-
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
This county:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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
Putnam County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

29.9%
Ohio:

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

12.6%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ottawa:

47.8%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ottawa:

43.7%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.4%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ottawa:

10.7%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ottawa:

35.1%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Ottawa:

54.2%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Ottawa:

77.0%
Ohio:

78.7%

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

Ottawa government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $411,000 ($94.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $158,000 ($36.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($8.71)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,030,000 ($236.13)
    Sewerage: $909,000 ($208.39)
    Police Protection: $546,000 ($125.17)
    Regular Highways: $216,000 ($49.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($22.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $83,000 ($19.03)
    Financial Administration: $77,000 ($17.65)
    Central Staff Services: $47,000 ($10.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $249,000 ($57.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $640,000 ($146.72)
    Natural Resources - Other: $552,000 ($126.55)
    Sewerage: $308,000 ($70.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $48,000 ($11.00)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($9.40)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($1.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,317,000 ($301.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $97,000 ($22.24)

Ottawa government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,501,000 ($344.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $234,000 ($53.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $25,000 ($5.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $255,000 ($58.46)
    Rents: $59,000 ($13.53)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($5.27)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($0.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($0.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,742,000 ($399.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $535,000 ($122.65)
    Gas Utilities: $223,000 ($51.12)
    Other: $119,000 ($27.28)
    Highways: $57,000 ($13.07)
    Health and Hospitals: $13,000 ($2.98)
    Public Welfare: $12,000 ($2.75)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($2.75)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,864,000 ($427.33)
    Property: $230,000 ($52.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000 ($2.52)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,000 ($0.23)

Ottawa government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,861,000 ($3406.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,532,000 ($3102.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,329,000 ($304.68)

Ottawa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,487,000 ($1716.41)

3.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,110 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
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 Allen County, OH  0.78% ($38,827 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.42% ($40,797)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.23% ($39,219)


3.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.50%
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 Allen County, OH  0.63% ($72,876 average AGI)
to Hancock County, OH  0.52% ($38,054)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.28% ($34,000)
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

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Ottawa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ottawa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.7mTotal length
  • $100,000Total costs
  • 30,521Total average daily traffic
  • 2,654Total average daily truck traffic
  • 42,363Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ottawa, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ottawa, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ottawa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ottawa, OH)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (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: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ottawa)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ottawa)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 35. The highest number of reported fires - 50 took place in 2011, and the least - 18 in 2012. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Ottawa, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.6%), and Outside Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ottawa, OH
    • 30952.6%Structure Fires
    • 19733.5%Outside Fires
    • 6010.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 223.7%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ottawa, OH
  • 52.0%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ottawa, OH
  • 73.1%Electricity
  • 17.0%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Ottawa compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Brian James Petersen (6)
  • Scott A. Salsburey (2)
  • Brian James Peterson (2)
  • Shlomo Haviv (1)
  • David B. Niese (1)
  • Ryan Thomas Ellerbrock (1)
  • Marshall W. Tracy (1)
  • Gregory Schroeder (1)
  • Berjamin Alan Inkrott (1)
  • Scott Salsburey (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2020.