Roswell, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 215 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -22.1%
Males: 98  (45.7%)
Females: 117  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

51.5 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 44663.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,617 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Roswell:

$42,617
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,036 (it was $10,627 in 2000)

Roswell village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $81,621 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Roswell:

$81,621
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $86,762; detached houses: $89,408; mobile homes: $33,117

Median gross rent in 2019: $591.

March 2019 cost of living index in Roswell: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.9%
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  • Races in Roswell, OH (2019)
    • 21495.5%White alone
    • 52.2%Two or more races
    • 41.8%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: German (47.6%), Italian (14.3%), English (13.3%), American (8.6%), Pennsylvania German (5.7%), German Russian (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 790 people per square mile   (low).

Roswell, Ohio map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $883 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,171 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (22.9 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (42.3 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (329.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Barnhill, OH (1.4 miles ),
Midvale, OH (1.7 miles ),
New Philadelphia, OH (2.3 miles ),
Uhrichsville, OH (2.3 miles ),
Dennison, OH (2.4 miles ),
Sherrodsville, OH (2.4 miles ),
Tuscarawas, OH (2.5 miles ),
Leesville, OH (2.7 miles)

Latitude: 40.47 N, Longitude: 81.35 W

Distribution of median household income in Roswell, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Roswell, OH in 2019
Roswell satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Ohio:

5.2%
Most common industries in Roswell, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.5%)
  • Printing & related support activities (8.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (8.8%)
  • Truck transportation (8.8%)
  • Machinery (7.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.1%)
  • Printing & related support activities (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Roswell, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (26.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Carpenters (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.2%)

Average climate in Roswell, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.0. This is about average.

City:

76.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.362. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 7.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Roswell-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Roswell village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 51.3 miles away from the village center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roswell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 45% 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 86.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from Roswell center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 254.8 miles away from Roswell 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 209.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 158.9 miles away from Roswell center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tuscarawas County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Roswell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Roswell:

  • SCHOENBRUNN HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH)
  • CSS MEREDITH HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; UHRICHSVILLE, OH)
  • EMBER COMPLETE CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; UHRICHSVILLE, OH)
  • AMBERWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH)
  • BEACON POINTE REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; UHRICHSVILLE, OH)
  • TWIN CITY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; UHRICHSVILLE, OH)
  • CHARITY NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DENNISON, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roswell:

  • Malone University (about 25 miles; Canton, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,201)
  • Walsh University (about 28 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Kent State University at Stark (about 28 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 3,259)
  • Stark State College (about 28 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 7,707)
  • University of Mount Union (about 33 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • The College of Wooster (about 39 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Muskingum University (about 39 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)

Points of interest:

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Church in Roswell: Saint Elizabeth Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Roswell: John F Kennedy Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tuscarawas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

69.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

12.9%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Roswell:

Marital status in Roswell, OH
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Roswell:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Ohio average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Roswell, OH (based on Tuscarawas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,90866
Evangelical Protestant17,192106
Catholic8,7505
Other5465
Black Protestant933
None47,093-
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: 16
This county:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Tuscarawas County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 69
Tuscarawas County:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

10.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
Ohio:

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

13.8%
Ohio:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$4,083
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$876
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$201
Totals for Government 0$0 15$5,160

Roswell government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($125.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($74.42)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($55.81)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($13.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,000 ($88.37)

Roswell government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($9.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($46.51)
    Highways: $8,000 ($37.21)
  • Tax - Property: $53,000 ($246.51)

Roswell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,000 ($669.77)

4.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
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 Stark County, OH  0.90% ($37,085 average AGI)
from Holmes County, OH  0.33% ($66,073)
from Coshocton County, OH  0.25% ($38,326)


4.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,409 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Stark County, OH  1.12% ($46,390 average AGI)
to Coshocton County, OH  0.31% ($33,368)
to Holmes County, OH  0.27% ($51,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roswell:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJER (1450 AM; 1 kW; DOVER-NEW PHILADELPH, OH; Owner: WJER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBTC (1540 AM; daytime; 0 kW; UHRICHSVILLE, OH; Owner: TUSEARAWAS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roswell:

  • WTUZ (99.9 FM; UHRICHSVILLE, OH; Owner: WTUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • W213AJ (90.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, ET, OH; Owner: VALLEY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W208AS (89.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNPQ (95.9 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: TUSCARAWAS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJER-FM (101.7 FM; DOVER, OH; Owner: WJER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRJ (91.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOFN (88.7 FM; BEACH CITY, OH; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WZKL (92.5 FM; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: D. A. PETERSON, INC.)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WHBC-FM (94.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTNS-FM (99.3 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: COSHOCTON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRQK-FM (106.9 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W215AX (90.9 FM; CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: CARROLLTON BAPTIST TEMPLE)

TV broadcast stations around Roswell:

  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.8mTotal length
  • 5,392Total average daily traffic
  • 576Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,483Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Roswell, OH
  • 32.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.8%Electricity
  • 19.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.5%Wood
  • 2.8%Utility gas
  • 2.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Roswell, OH
  • 54.2%Electricity
  • 25.0%Other fuel
  • 12.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Roswell compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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