For population 25 years and over in Otway:
For population 15 years and over in Otway village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $555 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (51.4 miles , pop. 51,475).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (73.1 miles , pop. 331,285).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (313.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Rarden, OH (2.2 miles) , Lucasville, OH (3.2 miles ), West Portsmouth, OH (3.3 miles ), Rosemount, OH (3.6 miles ), Peebles, OH (3.6 miles ), Portsmouth, OH (3.8 miles ), Fullerton, KY (3.9 miles ), South Shore, KY (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 38.86 N, Longitude: 83.19 W
Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-14.0%).
Average climate in Otway, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Otway-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Otway village center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Otway-area historical earthquake activity is below Ohio state average. It is 92% 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 61.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from Otway center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from Otway center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Scioto County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Otway:
Amtrak station near Otway:
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 42.0%
(43.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Otway compared to Ohio state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Otway (based on Scioto County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Adult diabetes rate:
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Otway government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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3.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,413 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,194 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Otway fatal accident list:
Apr 4, 1980 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,450
Total average daily truck traffic: 58
Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic: 2,013
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Otway)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Otway)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: