For population 25 years and over in Rawson:
For population 15 years and over in Rawson village:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,063 (1.1%)
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
Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.6%).
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
Rawson-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 112% 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 slightly below Ohio state average. It is 90% 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 42.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from Rawson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
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: Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rawson:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rawson:
Public high school in Rawson:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Rawson:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.5%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Rawson compared to Ohio state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rawson (based on Hancock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rawson government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,500 average adjusted gross income)
0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($845 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,657 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rawson)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
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:
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