Rawson, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 576 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.9%
Males: 297  (51.6%)
Females: 279  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45881.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,263 (it was $42,969 in 2000)
Rawson:

$42,263
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,521 (it was $14,259 in 2000)

Rawson village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,354 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Rawson:

$87,354
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $89,036; Detached houses: $98,381; Mobile homes: $21,133

Median gross rent in 2012: $850.

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  • White alone - 537 (94.2%)
  • Black alone - 11 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.9%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rawson: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.0%), Irish (9.6%), English (7.1%), United States (4.8%), Scottish (3.8%), Polish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 817 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,447 people per square mile   (low).

Rawson,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Rawson:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rawson village:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.6%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Rawson, Ohio as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rawson to the number of sex offenders is 191 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,047 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,000 (1.2%)

Rawson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (50.2 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (211.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mount Cory, OH (1.6 miles ), Benton Ridge, OH (1.8 miles ), Jenera, OH (2.2 miles ), Bluffton, OH (2.7 miles ), Gilboa, OH (2.9 miles) , Arlington, OH (2.9 miles ), Pandora, OH (3.0 miles ), Findlay, OH (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.96 N, Longitude: 83.78 W

Area code: 419

Rawson household income distribution Rawson home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Rawson, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rawson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Rawson village center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 tornado 19.2 miles away from the village center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

Earthquake activity:

Rawson-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 180.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 143.5 miles away from Rawson center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.3 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 190.5 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 278.6 miles away from Rawson 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 263.0 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 Hancock County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Rawson:

  • MENNONITE MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLUFFTON, OH)
  • BLUFFTON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; BLUFFTON, OH)
  • BLANCHARD VALLEY DIALYSIS SERVICES (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FINDLAY, OH)
  • ARLINGTON GOOD SAMARITAN CENTE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ARLINGTON, OH)
  • BLANCHARD VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; FINDLAY, OH)
  • CREIGHTON DIALYSIS LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FINDLAY, OH)
  • BLANCHARD VALLEY RESIDENTIAL C (Hospital, about 11 miles away; FINDLAY, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rawson:

  • The University of Findlay (about 10 miles; Findlay, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,649)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 14 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 20 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 24 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 31 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • Tiffin University (about 34 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)
  • Terra State Community College (about 43 miles; Fremont, OH; FT enrollment: 2,119)

Public high school in Rawson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rawson:

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Notable location: Union Township Rawson Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest 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 8.8 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 18.9 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 5.9 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 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.0 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  79.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Rawson compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Rawson village (based on Hancock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.61%
Here: 45.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents26.9%26.4%14.1%6.8%3.9%
Congregations39.0%1.3%10.4%6.5%5.2%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Assemblies of God General Conference Churches of GodOther
Adherents3.6%2.4%2.2%1.8%11.8%
Congregations2.6%1.3%2.6%2.6%28.6%
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: 13
Hancock County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Hancock County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

8.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

29.8%
Ohio:

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

14.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$3,036
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$1,588
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$506
Firefighters 0$0 1$411
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$345
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,267
Water Supply 0$0 1$2,440
Totals for Government 0$0 17$9,593

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $89,000 ($154.51)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $39,000 ($67.71)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($38.19)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($22.57)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($17.36)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($15.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($10.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,000 ($57.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($45.14)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $5,000 ($8.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $140,000 ($243.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $49,000 ($85.07)
    Highways: $17,000 ($29.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $11,000 ($19.10)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($19.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($157.99)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($13.89)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $430,000 ($746.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $388,000 ($673.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($72.92)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $288,000 ($500.00)

5.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 Wood County, OH  0.66% ($35,276 average AGI)
from Seneca County, OH  0.53% ($28,146)
from Allen County, OH  0.29% ($38,988)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,914 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 Wood County, OH  0.60% ($38,713 average AGI)
to Seneca County, OH  0.42% ($22,730)
to Franklin County, OH  0.39% ($33,829)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rawson:

  • WFIN (1330 AM; 1 kW; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rawson:

  • WBUK (106.3 FM; OTTAWA, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKXA-FM (100.5 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W205AT (88.9 FM; HAMLER, OH; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WONB (94.9 FM; ADA, OH; Owner: OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • WLWD (93.9 FM; COLUMBUS GROVE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W231AJ (94.1 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: CLYDE EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUND)
  • W254CD (98.7 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)
  • WPFX-FM (107.7 FM; NORTH BALTIMORE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBVI (96.7 FM; FOSTORIA, OH; Owner: TCB HOLDINGS, INC./ C/O ROPPE CORPOR)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WBIE (91.5 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTGN (97.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WUZZ-FM (104.9 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFGF (93.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WBWH-LP (99.3 FM; BLUFFTON, OH; Owner: BLUFFTON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Rawson:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rawson)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4600 Cr 313 (Lat: 40.943944 Lon: -83.793000), Call Sign: KNDD301, Licensee ID: L00528753
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2002, Expiration Date: 08/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2012
    Registrant: Dale R Feister, 4600 Cr 313, Rawson, OH 45881, Phone: (419) 963-3983
  • RAWSON SAD, Detector At Rr Mp 65.2 (Lat: 40.970778 Lon: -83.764028), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WNFH663, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.250 MHz, 161.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/2011, Expiration Date: 12/12/2021, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rawson)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Rawson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rawson, OH
Most common first names in Rawson, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary977.0 years
John882.9 years
Dorothy784.9 years
William679.5 years
Mildred589.6 years
Earl577.6 years
Carl582.6 years
Paul571.4 years
Ruth588.2 years
Helen481.0 years
Most common last names in Rawson, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Heldman682.5 years
Latham563.4 years
Powell579.8 years
Thomas580.0 years
Welch570.4 years
Bauman484.0 years
Hartman478.3 years
Baker484.5 years
James390.0 years
Bunn370.0 years
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