West Leipsic, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 203 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.1%
Males: 114  (56.3%)
Females: 89  (43.7%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 45856.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $54,894 (it was $38,333 in 2000)
West Leipsic:

$54,894
OH:

$51,075

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,192 (it was $19,349 in 2000)

West Leipsic village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $80,433 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
West Leipsic:

$80,433
OH:

$136,400

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $149,441; Detached houses: $152,592; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,087; In 2-unit structures: $156,170; Mobile homes: $65,447

Median gross rent in 2015: $556.

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  • Races in West Leipsic, OH (2010)

    West Leipsic races chart
    • 14068.0%White alone
    • 6129.6%Hispanic
    • 31.5%Asian alone
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Leipsic: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.5%), Irish (8.3%), European (5.0%), American (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 851 people per square mile   (low).

West Leipsic,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in West Leipsic:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Leipsic village:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

5 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America).

This village:

3.0%
Ohio:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $834 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $928 (1.2%)

West Leipsic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (44.6 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (197.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Leipsic, OH (0.9 miles ), Belmore, OH (2.1 miles) , Ottawa, OH (2.5 miles ), Glandorf, OH (2.6 miles ), Miller City, OH (2.6 miles) , Gilboa, OH (2.7 miles) , Deshler, OH (3.0 miles ), Hamler, OH (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.10 N, Longitude: 84.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 419

West Leipsic household income distribution West Leipsic home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Work and jobs in West Leipsic: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West Leipsic, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Leipsic-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the West Leipsic village center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

On 11/10/2002, a category F4 tornado 13.5 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Leipsic-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% 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 189.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.8 miles away from West Leipsic center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 151.4 miles away from the city 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 200.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 276.2 miles away from West Leipsic center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 259.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Leipsic topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Leipsic:

  • MEADOWS OF LEIPSIC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LEIPSIC, OH)
  • PUTNAM COUNTY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; OTTAWA, OH)
  • MEADOWS OF OTTAWA-GLANDORF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OTTAWA, OH)
  • OAK GROVE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DESHLER, OH)
  • VANCREST HEALTH CARE CTR OF HO (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOLGATE, OH)
  • MEADOWS OF KALIDA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; KALIDA, OH)
  • MENNONITE MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BLUFFTON, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Leipsic:

  • The University of Findlay (about 19 miles; Findlay, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,649)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 26 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 26 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 26 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 27 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 29 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • Owens Community College (about 42 miles; Perrysburg, OH; FT enrollment: 9,416)

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

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 53.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

53.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.07. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.07
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 18.4%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.7% for other race residents, 21.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Ohio average:

10.7

West Leipsic travel time to work - commute West Leipsic mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for West Leipsic village (based on Putnam County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,79411
Evangelical Protestant3,66122
Mainline Protestant2,63116
None7,413-
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: 8
Putnam County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Putnam County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Putnam County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

29.9%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Leipsic:

48.8%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Leipsic:

46.8%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.2%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Leipsic:

9.3%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Leipsic:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Leipsic:

32.9%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.2%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.0%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Leipsic, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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$553
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$227
Totals for Government 0$0 8$780

West Leipsic government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $67,000 ($330.05)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($93.60)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($29.56)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($24.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($14.78)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($14.78)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,000 ($14.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $49,000 ($241.38)

West Leipsic government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($118.23)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $42,000 ($206.90)
    Highways: $6,000 ($29.56)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($39.41)
    NEC: $2,000 ($9.85)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $364,000 ($1793.10)

3.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.31%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allen County, OH  0.65% ($32,484 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.36% ($37,940)
from Paulding County, OH  0.19% ($33,889)


4.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allen County, OH  0.69% ($29,184 average AGI)
to Hancock County, OH  0.52% ($31,284)
to Franklin County, OH  0.31% ($28,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Leipsic:

  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Leipsic:

  • W205AT (88.9 FM; HAMLER, OH; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBUK (106.3 FM; OTTAWA, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLWD (93.9 FM; COLUMBUS GROVE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNDH (103.1 FM; NAPOLEON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBIE (91.5 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKXA-FM (100.5 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZOM (105.7 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDFM (98.1 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPFX-FM (107.7 FM; NORTH BALTIMORE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WONB (94.9 FM; ADA, OH; Owner: OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGDE (91.9 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: PUB. BR/CAST. FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • W254CD (98.7 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Leipsic:

  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLQP-LP (Channel 18; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W09CG (Channel 9; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFND-LP (Channel 22; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sr 113 Dt&i Rr (Lat: 41.101444 Lon: -83.993278), Call Sign: WFT277
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHzGrant Date: 01/06/2005, Expiration Date: 03/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2015Registrant: East Ohio Gas Company, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5969, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (31%)

West Leipsic compared to Ohio state average:

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