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Population in 2012: 200 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.7%
 

Males: 96  (48.5%)
Females: 104  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45362.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,252 (it was $30,583 in 2000)
Rossburg:

$41,252
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,377

Rossburg village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,030 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Rossburg:

$60,030
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $70,667; Detached houses: $70,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $675.

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  • White alone - 200 (99.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rossburg: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (47.7%), Irish (13.6%), United States (6.8%), Dutch (5.7%), French (5.7%), Scottish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,429 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Rossburg:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rossburg village:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.3%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rossburg, Ohio as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rossburg to the number of sex offenders is 200 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $767 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $840 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (40.0 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (60.8 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (191.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: New Weston, OH (2.0 miles) , Ansonia, OH (2.2 miles ), North Star, OH (2.2 miles ), Burkettsville, OH (2.2 miles ), Yorkshire, OH (2.9 miles) , Osgood, OH (2.9 miles ), Versailles, OH (3.0 miles ), St. Henry, OH (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.28 N, Longitude: 84.64 W

Area code: 937

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-8.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Rossburg-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Rossburg village center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rossburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 87% 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 22.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from Rossburg center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Darke County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Douglas E. Dickey - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient.


Hospitals/medical centers near Rossburg:

  • VERSAILLES HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; VERSAILLES, OH)
  • GARDENS AT ST HENRY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SAINT HENRY, OH)
  • UNION CITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; UNION CITY, OH)

Political contributions by individuals in Rossburg, OH

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rossburg:

  • Ball State University (about 42 miles; Muncie, IN; Full-time enrollment: 17,693)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-East Central (about 42 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 43 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 3,486)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 44 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 10,009)
  • University of Dayton (about 45 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 8,899)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 46 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 47 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 13,750)

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

Church in Rossburg: Rossburg United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Darke 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 Rossburg and their reported violations in the past:

JACKIES PLACE PWS (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-1997)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-11-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.8%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Rossburg compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rossburg travel time to work - commute


Rossburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Rossburg village (based on Darke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.27%
Here42.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the Brethren
Adherents30.8%18.5%12.6%6.5%6.2%
Congregations5.9%24.7%9.4%9.4%8.2%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.8%2.6%2.6%2.4%14.0%
Congregations4.7%3.5%3.5%2.4%28.2%
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: 8
Darke County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Darke County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Darke County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Darke County:

28.2%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Darke County:

12.5%
State:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$510
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,006
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,516

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $12,000 ($60.00)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($55.00)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($45.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($30.00)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($10.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($30.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,000 ($95.00)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($10.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $37,000 ($185.00)
    Highways: $15,000 ($75.00)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($40.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $124,000 ($620.00)

3.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.89%
Ohio average:

5.31%

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:
from Miami County, OH  0.75% ($30,405 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, OH  0.56% ($33,213)
from Randolph County, IN  0.29% ($21,683)


5.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Ohio average:

5.79%

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:
to Miami County, OH  0.73% ($31,675 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, OH  0.69% ($34,697)
to Randolph County, IN  0.38% ($19,807)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rossburg:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rossburg:

  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WJYW (88.9 FM; UNION CITY, IN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDPT (95.7 FM; PIQUA, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCSM-FM (96.7 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: HAYCO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDKF (94.5 FM; ENGLEWOOD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZZY (98.3 FM; WINCHESTER, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGTZ (92.9 FM; EATON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Rossburg:

  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ROSSBURG SUB, Sr 118 & Brock Cosmos Rd S Of (Lat: 40.263944 Lon: -84.635778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPOQ522
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2008, Expiration Date: 10/14/2018
    Registrant: Dayton Power & Light, 1900 Dryden Rd., Dayton, OH 45439, Phone: (937) 331-4030, Fax: (937) 331-4321, Email:
  • Rossburg, Lat: 40.815833 Lon: -84.394167, Call Sign: WPSK831
    Assigned Frequencies: 2367.00 MHz, 2384.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2001, Expiration Date: 07/22/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2001, Certifier: Paul R Boykin
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G St Nw Ste 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4210, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA8QON, Licensee ID: L00749286
    Grant Date: 09/30/2003, Expiration Date: 10/26/2013
    Registrant: Danny Howe, Box 85 110 E Main St, Rossburg, OH 45362
  • Call Sign: KC8TLP, Licensee ID: L00491803
    Grant Date: 03/28/2002, Expiration Date: 03/28/2012, Certifier: Joe D Widener
    Registrant: Joe D Widener, 218 N Broad St, Rossburg, OH 45362


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Rossburg


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Most common first names in Rossburg, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1072.4 years
Charles880.3 years
Robert776.5 years
John764.2 years
Mary674.0 years
James574.6 years
Marie585.4 years
Edward461.2 years
Albert479.0 years
Frank485.9 years
Most common last names in Rossburg, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hiestand1278.5 years
Barga678.7 years
Stammen580.4 years
Thornhill469.5 years
Baker481.3 years
Rismiller480.0 years
Moody471.0 years
Magoto476.5 years
Smith466.5 years
Mceowen370.7 years
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