For population 25 years and over in The Plains:
For population 15 years and over in The Plains CDP:
51 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,248 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (62.7 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (337.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Chauncey, OH (1.4 miles ), Athens, OH (1.8 miles ), Millfield, OH (2.2 miles ), New Marshfield, OH (2.4 miles ), Buchtel, OH (2.6 miles ), Nelsonville, OH (2.8 miles ), Jacksonville, OH (2.8 miles ), Trimble, OH (2.9 miles ).
Latitude: 39.37 N, Longitude: 82.13 W
Area code: 740
Work and jobs in The Plains: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in The Plains, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
The Plains-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.2 miles away from the The Plains place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 54.2 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:The Plains-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from The Plains center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Athens County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers in The Plains:
Other hospitals/medical centers near The Plains:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to The Plains:
Public high school in The Plains:
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Public elementary/middle school in The Plains:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 20.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.69. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.439. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in The Plains that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.9%
(28.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
180 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
The Plains compared to Ohio state average:
Banks with branches in The Plains (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for The Plains CDP (based on Athens County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,968 average adjusted gross income)
0.85% of residents moved from foreign countries ($537 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,763 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($438 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in The Plains:
Strongest FM radio stations in The Plains:
TV broadcast stations around The Plains:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in The Plains)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in The Plains)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.