For population 25 years and over in Piketon:
For population 15 years and over in Piketon village:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,076 (1.0%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 83.01 W
Area code: 740
Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+11.4%).
Work and jobs in Piketon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Piketon, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Piketon-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 33% greater 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 significantly below Ohio state average. It is 94% 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 Piketon 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 25.0 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 79.8 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 90.8 miles away from Piketon 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 Pike County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Wiley Dunham - Baseball player.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Piketon and their reported violations in the past:DAWSONS MOBILE HOME PARK PWS (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.4%
(32.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Piketon (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Piketon village (based on Pike County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 17.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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5.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,581 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:
5.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,974 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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Piketon, Ohio:See more detailed statistics of Piketon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Piketon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:27 (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 Piketon, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Piketon)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.