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Population in 2012: 508 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 

Males: 258  (50.9%)
Females: 250  (49.1%)

Median resident age:  37.3 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43347.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,465 (it was $44,333 in 2000)
Rushsylvania:

$42,465
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,484

Rushsylvania village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,512 (it was $65,100 in 2000)
Rushsylvania:

$85,512
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $115,230; Detached houses: $118,187; Mobile homes: $36,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $707.

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Rushsylvania races chart
  • White alone - 495 (95.9%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rushsylvania: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.2%), United States (21.8%), Irish (17.9%), English (9.3%), Greek (3.2%), Portuguese (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1238 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 670 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rushsylvania:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rushsylvania village:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 69.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

6 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.2%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rushsylvania, Ohio as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rushsylvania to the number of sex offenders is 254 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,516 (1.3%)

Rushsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, OH (37.6 miles , pop. 65,358).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (48.5 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (229.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Belle Center, OH (2.3 miles ), Ridgeway, OH (2.5 miles ), Huntsville, OH (2.7 miles ), West Mansfield, OH (2.8 miles ), Bellefontaine, OH (2.9 miles ), Zanesfield, OH (2.9 miles ), Mount Victory, OH (3.1 miles ), Valley Hi, OH (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $108,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $108,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $108,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.46 N, Longitude: 83.67 W

Area code: 937

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-5.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Rushsylvania-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Rushsylvania 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 F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.7 miles away from the village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rushsylvania-area historical earthquake activity is below Ohio state average. It is 91% 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 37.2 miles away from the city 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 93.4 miles away from Rushsylvania center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Logan County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rushsylvania topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Rushsylvania:

  • FMC - MAD RIVER DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; BELLEFONTAINE, OH)
  • HIGH POINT HOME HEALTH, LTD (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BELLEFONTAINE, OH)
  • MARY RUTAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; BELLEFONTAINE, OH)

Political contributions by individuals in Rushsylvania, OH

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rushsylvania:

  • Ohio Northern University (about 23 miles; Ada, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 27 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 33 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 3,486)
  • The University of Findlay (about 41 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Otterbein College (about 46 miles; Westerville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Ohio State University-Main Campus (about 48 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 47,129)
  • Columbus State Community College (about 50 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 12,877)

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

 
Logan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.4%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.7 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:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rushsylvania, OH

Rushsylvania compared to Ohio 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rushsylvania travel time to work - commute


Rushsylvania mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Other fuel (8%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • No fuel used (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Rushsylvania village (based on Logan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.60%
Here38.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents23.2%14.5%6.0%6.0%5.9%
Congregations25.6%2.4%2.4%4.9%6.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaFriends (Quakers)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents5.4%4.9%4.0%3.8%26.5%
Congregations6.1%4.9%7.3%3.7%36.6%
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: 15
Logan County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Logan County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

10.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

30.7%
State:

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

13.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$2,044
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$208
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$3,272
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,160
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$704
Totals for Government 0$0 20$7,388

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $107,000 ($210.63)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($108.27)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($98.43)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($72.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($25.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.97)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $12,000 ($23.62)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $13,000 ($25.59)
    General: $8,000 ($15.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($23.62)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $44,000 ($86.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($27.56)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($5.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($129.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $68,000 ($133.86)
    All Other: $21,000 ($41.34)
    Highways: $13,000 ($25.59)
  • Tax - Property: $44,000 ($86.61)
    NEC: $2,000 ($3.94)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $22,000 ($43.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $18,000 ($35.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($7.87)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $373,000 ($734.25)

5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Union County, OH  0.61% ($36,219 average AGI)
from Champaign County, OH  0.58% ($33,841)
from Franklin County, OH  0.52% ($45,773)


6.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Franklin County, OH  0.74% ($28,014 average AGI)
to Champaign County, OH  0.59% ($34,055)
to Hardin County, OH  0.53% ($24,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rushsylvania:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLL (1390 AM; 1 kW; BELLEFONTAINE, OH)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rushsylvania:

  • WPKO-FM (98.3 FM; BELLEFONTAINE, OH; Owner: V-TECK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKTN (95.3 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: RADIO GENERAL, LTD.)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJZK (104.3 FM; RICHWOOD, OH; Owner: SCANTLAND BROADCASTING LTD)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WONB (94.9 FM; ADA, OH; Owner: OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • W286AB (105.1 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: THE CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE)

TV broadcast stations around Rushsylvania:

  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rushsylvania)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RUSHSYLVANIA, 1714 Cr 113 East (Lat: 40.463000 Lon: -83.691833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WPTQ901
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 11/27/2021, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rushsylvania)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3911F , Serial Number: 36811, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1958
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Carl D Spencer, 4875 Co Rd 20, Rushsylvania, OH 43347, Other Owners: Jeffrey D Spencer
  • Aircraft: COMMONWEALTH 185 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93238 , Serial Number: 1743, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey D Spencer, 5035 County Road 20, Rushsylvania, OH 43347


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Rushsylvania


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Most common first names in Rushsylvania, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1376.9 years
Robert1271.8 years
John971.4 years
Dorothy774.9 years
Charles673.7 years
James673.2 years
Lewis677.4 years
Donald569.2 years
Mary475.5 years
Margaret474.5 years
Most common last names in Rushsylvania, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberts674.7 years
King672.5 years
Tapp574.6 years
Green577.6 years
Predmore578.2 years
Mitchell576.0 years
Shafer572.8 years
Austin480.2 years
Brugler477.8 years
Payne452.3 years
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James Joseph Yelton (3)
  • Julia Zoldak (2)
  • Herbert D. Schrader (1)
  • William Stephen Shafer (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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