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Preble County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2019: 41,211 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 42,337 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,637
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,924
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,631
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,780 (it was 3,370 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 425 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 97 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Preble County: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (24.9%), Manufacturing (13.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Preble County, OH (2019)
    • 39,43193.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7041.7%Two or more races
    • 3880.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2030.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1930.5%Asian alone
    • 570.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years
Males: 20,460  (49.6%)
Females: 20,751  (50.4%)
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Average household size:
Preble County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,081 ($42,093 in 1999)
This county:

$61,081
Ohio:

$58,642

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $569 (lower quartile is $452, upper quartile is $673)
This county:

$569
State:

$662


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $134,974 (it was $96,800 in 2000)
Preble:

$134,974
Ohio:

$157,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,299 - $201,448

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $179,270
Here:

$179,270
State:

$198,781

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,932
Here:

$173,932
State:

$188,193

In 2-unit structures: $70,816
Here:

$70,816
State:

$118,841

Mobile homes: $30,496
Here:

$30,496
State:

$56,406

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,088
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $431

Institutionalized population: 317

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 160
  • Thefts: 320
  • Auto thefts: 33

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 145
  • Thefts: 240
  • Auto thefts: 28
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Health of residents in Preble County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
69.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
45.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
49.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
69.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 203 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 231 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1998: 225 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 1999: 217 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2000: 167 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2001: 159 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2002: 168 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2003: 173 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2004: 121 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2005: 97 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2006: 70 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2007: 63 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2015: 32 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2016: 30 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 2017: 35 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2018: 43 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2019: 36 buildings, average cost: $182,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Preble, OH residents
Average permit cost in Preble, OH
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,535 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,506 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Preble, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Preble, OH in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Preble, OH in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
Preble County:

9.5%
Ohio:

13.1%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.0% for Black residents, 11.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.1% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.9 years old
(Males: 41.8 years old, Females: 43.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 36.7 years old, American Indian residents: 69.5 years old, Asian residents: 49.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.7 years old, Other race residents: 26.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Preble County is $468 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $568 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $736 a month.

Cities in this county include: Eaton, Lake Lakengren, Camden, Lewisburg, New Paris, West Alexandria, Gratis, Eldorado, West Manchester, Verona.

Preble County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
45070West Elkton22.21.71.951.930.3518.131.951.451.95
45311Camden4241.505.873.257.44126.753.801.407.05
45320Eaton23354.50.16.533.827.29111.664.101.708.30
45321Eldorado1138.11.29.815.9311.36115.854.003.1010.83
45330Gratis32.611.771.640.845.41.701.401.93
45338Lewisburg102570.18.524.839.72114.115.302.559.85
45347New Paris3544.40.68.85.379.21104.77.201.989.73
45378Verona813.8164.24.778.325.051.409.60
45381West Alexandria10990.30.18.274.2312.38149.714.402.308.98
45382West Manchester1345.10.111.623.7713.66117.636.400.6020.40

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2018 air pollution in Preble County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.151 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: El Paso County, Colorado , Fairfield County , Clinton County, Missouri , Jefferson County, Colorado , Holt County, Missouri , Putnam County, Indiana , Norton County, Kansas , Pottawatomie County, Kansas , Thomas County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Ohio:

5.2%

Unemployment by year in Preble, OH
County total employment by year in Preble, OH
County average yearly wages by year in Preble, OH

Current college students: 1,356
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 422 (51.1% naturalized citizens)

Preble County:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1572010 or later
  • 502000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 531980 to 1989
  • 441970 to 1979
  • 52Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.9%

Preble County marital status for males Preble County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,303
  • One, attached: 464
  • Two: 364
  • 3 or 4: 425
  • 5 to 9: 402
  • 10 to 19: 167
  • 20 to 49: 116
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 696

Housing units in Preble County with a mortgage: 7,507 (247 second mortgage, 699 home equity loan, 40 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,385

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Preble County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,94044
Mainline Protestant4,97429
Catholic8453
Other3193
None29,192-
Preble County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Preble County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Preble County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Preble County:

10.4%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Preble County:

28.5%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Preble County:

Average size of farms: 186 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $54,611
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $198.84
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 44.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $58,937
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 82.32%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $70,035
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.21%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.42
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.93%
Corn for grain: 60306 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6784 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 85633 harvested acres
Vegetables: 72 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 74 acres

Earthquake activity:

Preble County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 112.8 miles away from Preble County 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) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 196.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the county 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 185.2 miles away from Preble County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 118.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Ohio Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4507, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Ohio Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1805: October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Snow, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to December 24, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3198: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3198, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 23, 1989 to June 26, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-831: June 10, 1989, FEMA Id: 831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3029: February 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm

The number of natural disasters in Preble County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Preble

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,104 (82.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,166 (8.7%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 139 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 308 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 702 (5.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Korea (14%)
  • North Macedonia (Macedonia) (7%)
  • Spain (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Dominican Republic (6%)
  • Cuba (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Preble County


  • American (27%)
  • German (25%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Preble County, Ohio in 2000:

  • 315 people in nursing homes
  • 59 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 55 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

People in group quarters in Preble County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 219 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in state prisons
  • 56 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,111.

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.56% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($28,744 average AGI)
1.46% relocated from other states ($11,708 average AGI)
Preble County:

1.46%
Ohio average:

1.73%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, OH  1.29% ($39,259 average AGI)
from Butler County, OH  0.99% ($37,012)
from Wayne County, IN  0.40% ($38,894)
from Darke County, OH  0.31% ($38,157)
from Warren County, OH  0.23% ($43,711)
from Miami County, OH  0.14% ($41,652)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.12% ($44,200)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.58% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($27,024 average AGI)
1.77% relocated to other states ($13,312 average AGI)
Preble County:

1.77%
Ohio average:

2.01%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, OH  1.40% ($37,248 average AGI)
to Butler County, OH  0.76% ($36,360)
to Wayne County, IN  0.47% ($35,623)
to Darke County, OH  0.36% ($50,800)
to Warren County, OH  0.23% ($53,868)
to Miami County, OH  0.13% ($53,429)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Preble County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Preble County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Preble County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Preble County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Preble County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Preble County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Preble County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Preble County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Preble County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,821 (5,750 aged, 1,071 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 751 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Preble County, Ohio in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (748)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (607)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (423)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (415)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (363)
  • Congestive heart failure (280)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (142)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (129)
  • Alzheimer disease with late onset (128)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (108)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,298
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 917
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 94.9. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,211
  • Male householders: 8,682 (1,975 living alone), Female householders: 7,754 (2,236 living alone)
  • 9,123 spouses (9,088 opposite-sex spouses), 1,228 unmarried partners, (1,174 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,897 children (9,869 natural, 404 adopted, 620 stepchildren), 1,140 grandchildren, 179 brothers or sisters, 214 parents, 91 foster children, 525 other relatives, 925 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 441

Size of family households: 5,416 2-persons, 2,312 3-persons, 2,075 4-persons, 850 5-persons, 517 6-persons, 145 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,211 1-person, 774 2-persons, 38 3-persons, 42 4-persons.

5,890 married couples with children.
1,816 single-parent households (566 men, 1,250 women).

97.6% of residents of Preble speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (86% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $180,512,000 ($4,242 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,223,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $95,123,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $40,136,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,943,000
Federal grants: $25,826,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,319,000 ($276,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,165,000 ($5,897,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,006,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $21,318,000
Federal Government insurance: $40,511,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,662
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,034
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +61
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -426
Here -10 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Preble County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.09 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Preble County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Preble County, Ohio
  • 2312014 or later
  • 1412010 to 2013
  • 1,3872000 to 2009
  • 2,3641990 to 1999
  • 1,7731980 to 1989
  • 3,0411970 to 1979
  • 1,6801960 to 1969
  • 1,9321950 to 1959
  • 7911940 to 1949
  • 4,5651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Preble County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Preble County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Preble County, Ohio
  • 81 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 1443 rooms
  • 8534 rooms
  • 2,7965 rooms
  • 3,1476 rooms
  • 2,4807 rooms
  • 1,7708 rooms
  • 1,6079+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Preble County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Preble County, Ohio
  • 1431 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 4303 rooms
  • 6874 rooms
  • 8885 rooms
  • 5656 rooms
  • 4647 rooms
  • 1198 rooms
  • 1789+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Preble County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Preble County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Preble County, Ohio
  • 8no bedroom
  • 2391 bedroom
  • 2,0702 bedrooms
  • 8,0463 bedrooms
  • 2,0174 bedrooms
  • 4595+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Preble County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Preble County, Ohio
  • 142no bedroom
  • 6131 bedroom
  • 1,2112 bedrooms
  • 1,1953 bedrooms
  • 2994 bedrooms
  • 895+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Preble County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Preble County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Preble County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 281no vehicle
  • 2,5641 vehicle
  • 5,1182 vehicles
  • 3,0393 vehicles
  • 1,0754 vehicles
  • 8295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Preble County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Preble County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 563no vehicle
  • 1,4101 vehicle
  • 1,1862 vehicles
  • 2463 vehicles
  • 1264 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

89.9% of Preble County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Ohio.

Preble County:

89.9%
State average:

85.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 30,374
  • Other state: 10,183
  • Northeast: 512
  • Midwest: 5,413
  • South: 3,577
  • West: 768
Year householders moved into unit in Preble County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Preble County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 34.0%Electricity
  • 29.2%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.1%Electricity
  • 35.1%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 415
Here:

10.4%
Ohio:

13.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 174
Here:

8.1%
Ohio:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 140
Here:

9.7%
Ohio:

23.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Preble County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,486,000
    Other: $4,027,000
    Regular Highways: $260,000
    Sewerage: $173,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,842,000
    Health - Other: $6,963,000
    Regular Highways: $5,632,000
    Police Protection: $4,869,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,123,000
    Financial Administration: $2,626,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,093,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,901,000
    General - Other: $857,000
    Correctional Institutions: $504,000
    Corrections - Other: $224,000
    Sewerage: $89,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $71,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $416,000
    General - Other: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,560,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $385,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $600,000
    Special Assessments: $187,000
    Interest Earnings: $131,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,927,000
    Sewerage: $366,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,760,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,464,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,684,000
    Highways: $3,405,000
    Public Welfare: $1,544,000
    General Local Government Support: $865,000
    Sewerage: $56,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,468,000
    Property: $4,765,000
    Other License: $123,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $537,000

Preble County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,486,000
    Other: $4,027,000
    Regular Highways: $260,000
    Sewerage: $173,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,842,000
    Health - Other: $6,963,000
    Regular Highways: $5,632,000
    Police Protection: $4,869,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,123,000
    Financial Administration: $2,626,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,093,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,901,000
    General - Other: $857,000
    Correctional Institutions: $504,000
    Corrections - Other: $224,000
    Sewerage: $89,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $71,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $416,000
    General - Other: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,560,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $385,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $600,000
    Special Assessments: $187,000
    Interest Earnings: $131,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,927,000
    Sewerage: $366,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,760,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,464,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,684,000
    Highways: $3,405,000
    Public Welfare: $1,544,000
    General Local Government Support: $865,000
    Sewerage: $56,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,468,000
    Property: $4,765,000
    Other License: $123,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $537,000

Preble County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,486,000
    Other: $4,027,000
    Regular Highways: $260,000
    Sewerage: $173,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,842,000
    Health - Other: $6,963,000
    Regular Highways: $5,632,000
    Police Protection: $4,869,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,123,000
    Financial Administration: $2,626,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,093,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,901,000
    General - Other: $857,000
    Correctional Institutions: $504,000
    Corrections - Other: $224,000
    Sewerage: $89,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $71,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $416,000
    General - Other: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,560,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $385,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $600,000
    Special Assessments: $187,000
    Interest Earnings: $131,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,927,000
    Sewerage: $366,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,760,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,464,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,684,000
    Highways: $3,405,000
    Public Welfare: $1,544,000
    General Local Government Support: $865,000
    Sewerage: $56,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,468,000
    Property: $4,765,000
    Other License: $123,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $537,000

Preble County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,486,000
    Other: $4,027,000
    Regular Highways: $260,000
    Sewerage: $173,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $8,842,000
    Health - Other: $6,963,000
    Regular Highways: $5,632,000
    Police Protection: $4,869,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,123,000
    Financial Administration: $2,626,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,093,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,901,000
    General - Other: $857,000
    Correctional Institutions: $504,000
    Corrections - Other: $224,000
    Sewerage: $89,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $71,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $416,000
    General - Other: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,560,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $385,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $600,000
    Special Assessments: $187,000
    Interest Earnings: $131,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,927,000
    Sewerage: $366,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,760,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,464,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,684,000
    Highways: $3,405,000
    Public Welfare: $1,544,000
    General Local Government Support: $865,000
    Sewerage: $56,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,468,000
    Property: $4,765,000
    Other License: $123,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $537,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 525
  • Number of aged recipients: 28
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 497
  • Number of recipients under 18: 86
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 368
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 71
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 175
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 263
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED133$110,586178$98,483833$118,57940$37,4254$620,75070$81,9008$90,875
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$105,71416$118,56357$123,6491$10,0000$01$76,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$113,11945$75,444330$122,67023$24,6090$010$63,6009$70,889
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$90,10523$78,478172$119,83111$76,6360$013$66,7692$98,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$84,3330$031$132,7743$49,0000$01$42,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$110,33326$154,5001$68,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$155,33311$147,4551$308,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$48,3338$121,3750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$162,5004$106,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$308,0001$68,0001$68,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Preble, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Preble, OH - Value
Most common first names in Preble County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary30479.9 years
Robert27470.3 years
William27074.6 years
John27075.4 years
James24971.1 years
Charles24174.9 years
Helen13477.9 years
Ruth13381.7 years
Paul12275.3 years
George12076.6 years
Most common last names in Preble County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15577.4 years
Miller12178.3 years
Brown10876.9 years
Johnson7374.8 years
Davis5775.2 years
Baker5772.5 years
Moore5671.4 years
Wright5375.5 years
Taylor4774.8 years
Jones4773.0 years
Businesses in Preble County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King2Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
DHL1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx3UPS4
H&R Block2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1

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