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Short Creek township, OH map Land area: 30.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 1,012 (1% urban, 99% rural)
Males: 496  (49.0%)
Females: 516  (51.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,012 (862 owner occupied, 150 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

31%


Races in Short Creek township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.0%
  • Black: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 40.7
Median age of females: 42.4

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Average household size: 2.38

Short Creek township:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.90

Estimated median household income in 2009: $31,866 ($28,750 in 1999)
This township:

$31,866
Ohio:

$45,395

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $178 (lower quartile is $148, upper quartile is $330)
Here:

$178
State:

$528

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $63,985 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Short Creek township:

$63,985
Ohio:

$134,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,614 - $114,484

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $90,208
Here:

$90,208
State:

$165,947

Mobile homes: $39,606
Here:

$39,606
State:

$32,066
Population density: 33 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

10.7%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

5.1%
Whole state:

4.8%

Cities in this township include: Harrisville.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Halls Siding (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Stiers Cemetery (1), Furbay Cemetery (2), West Grove Cemetery (3), Short Creek Cemetery (4), Olive Branch Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Consolidation Coal Company Dam 0107-0 (A), Consolidation Coal Company Pond 0107- (B), Georgetown Upper Dam Number One Pond (C), Georgetown Upper Dam Number Two Pond (D), Georgetown Prep Plant Freshwater Lake (E), Seleski Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rose Valley Creek (A), Liming Creek (B), Sally Buffalo Creek (C), Ross Run (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 3 (33% naturalized citizens)

Short Creek township:  0.3%
State:  3.0%

79% of Short Creek township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Ohio.

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

  • This state: 611
  • Northeast: 37
  • Midwest: 2
  • South: 417
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $32,500

Short Creek township, Ohio satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 394
  • Two: 2
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • Mobile homes: 72

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,500


Housing units in Short Creek township with a mortgage: 150 (19 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 138

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 11
  • 1995 to 1998: 29
  • 1990 to 1994: 11
  • 1980 to 1989: 54
  • 1970 to 1979: 70
  • 1960 to 1969: 41
  • 1950 to 1959: 60
  • 1940 to 1949: 35
  • 1939 or earlier: 160

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Short Creek township, Ohio:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 3
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 126
  • 6 rooms: 91
  • 7 rooms: 67
  • 8 rooms: 29
  • 9 or more rooms: 42

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Short Creek township, Ohio:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 8
  • 5 rooms: 13
  • 6 rooms: 24
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Short Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 87
  • 3 bedrooms: 234
  • 4 bedrooms: 46
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Short Creek township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 29
  • 3 bedrooms: 19
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Short Creek township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 90
  • 2 vehicles: 184
  • 3 vehicles: 68
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5 or more vehicles: 9

Cars and other vehicles available in Short Creek township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 31
  • 2 vehicles: 19
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (20%)
  • Metal and metal products (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (32%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Short Creek township:

  • Polish (28.1%)
  • German (11.4%)
  • Irish (10.5%)
  • United States or American (9.5%)
  • Italian (7.7%)
  • Dutch (7.4%)
  • English (7.1%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Italy (67%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 396 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 52 (11%)
  • Walked: 11 (2%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 5 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (54%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

97.8% of residents of Short Creek township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,070
  • In family households: 925 (275 male householders, 24 female householders)
    252 spouses, 299 children (276 natural, 14 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 28 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 18 parents, 4 other relatives, 25 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 145 (60 male householders (41 living alone)), 61 female householders (54 living alone)), 24 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 111 2-persons, 110 3-persons, 55 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 95 1-person, 26 2-persons,

164 married couples with children.
32 single-parent households (10 men, 22 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

8.3%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Short Creek township:

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