Piketon, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 2,174 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.0%
 
Males: 894  (41.1%)
Females: 1,280  (58.9%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45661, 45690.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,082 (it was $21,290 in 2000)
Piketon:

$28,082
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,589 (it was $11,599 in 2000)

Piketon village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,334 (it was $76,200 in 2000)
Piketon:

$109,334
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $244,674; detached houses: $270,936; mobile homes: $52,575

Median gross rent in 2017: $552.

March 2019 cost of living index in Piketon: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 40.7%
(38.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Piketon, OH (2010)
    • 2,11797.1%White alone
    • 311.4%Two or more races
    • 190.9%Black alone
    • 70.3%Hispanic
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 20.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Piketon, Ohio as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Piketon is 176 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (29.5%), German (13.9%), Irish (13.6%), English (11.7%), European (4.2%), Finnish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 578 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,089 people per square mile   (low).

Piketon, Ohio map

6 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.3%
Ohio:

3.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,046 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,136 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (54.9 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (63.8 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (311.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Waverly City, OH (2.1 miles ),
Beaver, OH (3.2 miles ),
Stockdale, OH (3.3 miles),
Lucasville, OH (3.6 miles ),
Richmond Dale, OH (3.7 miles ),
Clarktown, OH (4.0 miles ),
Rarden, OH (4.0 miles),
McDermott, OH (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 83.01 W

Area code: 740

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $122,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $251,400
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $215,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Piketon, OH residents
Average permit cost in Piketon, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.6%
Ohio:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+11.4%).
Most common industries in Piketon, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.6%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (12.1%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Wood products (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Piketon, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)

Average climate in Piketon, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Piketon, Ohio average temperatures Piketon, Ohio average precipitation Piketon, Ohio humidity Piketon, Ohio wind speed Piketon, Ohio snowfall Piketon, Ohio sunshine Piketon, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Piketon, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 1.24. This is significantly better than average.

City:

1.24
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.178. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.178
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Piketon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Piketon 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 13.8 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:

Piketon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% 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 78.1 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 79.4 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) earthquake occurred 217.0 miles away from Piketon 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 266.4 miles away from Piketon center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 200.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 124.7 miles away from Piketon 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 Pike County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Piketon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Piketon:

  • COUNTRY SIDE MANOR (2386 WAKEFIELD MOUND RD)
  • MULLINS NURSING HOME (2266 WAKEFIELD MOUND RD)
  • PIKETON NURSING CENTER (300 OVERLOOK DRIVE)
  • PLEASANT HILL CONV CENTER (7143 ROUTE 23 S)
  • PLEASANT HILL MANOR (7143 ROUTE 23 SOUTH)
  • RIVERSIDE MANOR (214 MAIN STREET)
  • WAKEFIELD MANOR (2582 WAKEFIELD MOUND RD)
  • PIKETON REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER (7143 U.S. RT. 23)

College/University in Piketon:

  • Pike County Joint Vocational School District (Full-time enrollment: 79; Location: 175 Beaver Creek Rd; Public; Website: www.pikectc.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piketon:

  • Shawnee State University (about 24 miles; Portsmouth, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,160)
  • Southern State Community College (about 35 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,418)
  • Ohio Christian University (about 38 miles; Circleville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Hocking College (about 50 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 52 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)

Public high schools in Piketon:

  • PIKETON JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 730, Location: 1414 PIKETON RD, Grades: 7-12)
  • VERN RIFFE CAREER TECHNOLOGY C (Location: 23365 STATE ROUTE 124, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Piketon:

Private elementary/middle school in Piketon:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Piketon High school ha=s changed it's location. We are now at 1414 Piketon rd. Piketon OH. 45660 added by Heather

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Notable locations in Piketon: Pike County Fairgrounds (A), Piketon Seal Township Fire Department (B), Piketon Post Ofice (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rittenour Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Piketon: Piketon Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (7525 USRoute 23), Comfort Inn Piketon (7525 US 23).

Birthplace of: Wiley Dunham - Baseball player.

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

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

DAWSONS MOBILE HOME PARK PWS (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-10-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2006), Fed FAO issued (AUG-15-2008), Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2004), Fed FAO issued (AUG-15-2008), Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2010)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

63.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.6%
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: 0.4% of all households
203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Piketon in 2000:

  • 226 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Piketon (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Waverly: Piketon Branch at 101 Thornton Drive, branch established on 1953/02/02; Latham Branch at 13256 State Route 124, branch established on 2003/02/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $152.5 mil, Deposits: $135.2 mil, headquarters in Waverly, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Central Ohio Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Piketon:

Marital status in Piketon, OH
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

For population 25 years and over in Piketon:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Ohio average:

10.7

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

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Religion statistics for Piketon, OH (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,28142
Mainline Protestant93310
Catholic2751
Black Protestant1851
Other71
None23,028-
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: 5
Pike County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Pike County:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

10.4%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
Ohio:

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

7.0%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Piketon:

50.4%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Piketon:

47.1%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Piketon:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.2%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.1%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Piketon:

31.7%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Piketon:

57.9%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Piketon:

75.6%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Piketon, 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
Streets and Highways 3$5,916$23,6640$0
Sewerage 2$3,759$22,5540$0
Water Supply 2$3,837$23,0220$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,896$34,7528$10,985
Other Government Administration 1$3,534$42,4087$2,144
Judicial and Legal 1$1,753$21,0362$1,433
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,532
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$399
Totals for Government 10$21,695$26,03419$16,493

Piketon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $370,000 ($170.19)
    Water Utilities: $324,000 ($149.03)
    Regular Highways: $287,000 ($132.01)
    Police Protection: $267,000 ($122.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($7.82)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($7.36)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($6.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($20.70)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $102,000 ($46.92)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($11.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $297,000 ($136.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.46)

Piketon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $395,000 ($181.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $82,000 ($37.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $48,000 ($22.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($9.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($5.98)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($2.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $208,000 ($95.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($22.54)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($22.54)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $520,000 ($239.19)
    Property: $118,000 ($54.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($43.24)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $40,000 ($18.40)
    Death and Gift: $25,000 ($11.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $15,000 ($6.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($1.84)

Piketon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $454,000 ($208.83)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $446,000 ($205.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $403,000 ($185.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $396,000 ($182.15)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,084,000 ($958.60)

5.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
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 Ross County, OH  1.38% ($41,438 average AGI)
from Scioto County, OH  1.01% ($42,021)
from Jackson County, OH  0.38% ($31,143)


5.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,101 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Ross County, OH  1.69% ($34,532 average AGI)
to Scioto County, OH  0.82% ($41,208)
to Franklin County, OH  0.42% ($29,974)
Businesses in Piketon, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Comfort Inn1Taco Bell1
FedEx1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Piketon:

  • WXIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHI (1350 AM; 1 kW; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBEX (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Piketon:

  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXZQ (100.1 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: DBA PIKETON COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WXIZ (100.9 FM; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKKJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOUH-FM (91.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
  • WKOV-FM (96.7 FM; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOHC (90.1 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVXC (89.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WYRO (98.7 FM; MCARTHUR, OH; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCJO (97.7 FM; JACKSON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Piketon:

  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • W59DL (Channel 59; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Piketon, Ohio
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Ohio average
  • Fatal accident count10671
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16056
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3977
  • Fatalities11871
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26400
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents692
See more detailed statistics of Piketon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 60Number of bridges
  • 833ft / 254mTotal length
  • 231,813Total average daily traffic
  • 32,583Total average daily truck traffic
  • 281,990Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic
New bridges in Piketon, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 291990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Piketon, OH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Piketon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Piketon, OH)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Piketon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 112NC , Serial Number: 17701598, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Anglemyer, 2406 Waldren Hill Rd, Piketon, OH 45661
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6394F , Serial Number: 18264187, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Wendell R Scowden, 12004 State Route 124, Piketon, OH 45661
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7582H , Serial Number: 18267918, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Sean Stiltner, 121 Fairway Ave, Piketon, OH 45661

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 79. The highest number of reported fires - 132 took place in 2008, and the least - 12 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Piketon, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.9%), and Outside Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Piketon, OH
    • 69551.9%Structure Fires
    • 45033.6%Outside Fires
    • 18914.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Piketon, OH
Most common first names in Piketon, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6579.2 years
James5573.6 years
Charles4874.3 years
William4774.8 years
John4378.9 years
Robert3670.7 years
Paul3169.7 years
Anna2781.9 years
Ruth2682.6 years
George2577.7 years
Most common last names in Piketon, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5075.8 years
Williams4377.1 years
Mustard2775.1 years
Montgomery2274.7 years
Taylor1776.0 years
Thompson1672.2 years
Davis1672.1 years
Johnson1573.7 years
Harris1569.1 years
Farmer1479.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Piketon, OH
  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 33.4%Electricity
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Piketon, OH
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 36.3%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Piketon compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Piketon on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 1,000+)"
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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