Nelsonville, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 5,130 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 2,689  (52.4%)
Females: 2,441  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

32.5 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 45764.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $29,554 (it was $20,634 in 2000)
Nelsonville:

$29,554
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,430 (it was $11,552 in 2000)

Nelsonville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,182 (it was $54,900 in 2000)
Nelsonville:

$88,182
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $174,912; detached houses: $198,149; mobile homes: $56,741

Median gross rent in 2019: $814.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nelsonville: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 39.0%
(38.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Nelsonville, OH (2019)
    • 4,15486.9%White alone
    • 2625.5%Two or more races
    • 1703.6%Black alone
    • 1042.2%Hispanic
    • 420.9%American Indian alone
    • 360.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Nelsonville, Ohio as of August 15, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nelsonville is 376 to 1.


Crime rates in Nelsonville by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(18.5)
5
(92.8)
4
(70.0)
3
(55.6)
2
(37.5)
1
(18.7)
3
(58.0)
1
(19.4)
2
(37.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(36.9)
4
(74.2)
3
(52.5)
8
(148.3)
2
(37.5)
3
(56.1)
2
(38.7)
7
(135.7)
4
(75.7)
4
(75.8)
1
(19.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(55.4)
2
(37.1)
2
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
9
(168.7)
4
(74.8)
5
(96.7)
3
(58.2)
7
(132.5)
4
(75.8)
7
(135.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
82
(1,513)
92
(1,707)
96
(1,679)
66
(1,223)
39
(731.2)
34
(635.8)
43
(831.7)
34
(659.0)
32
(605.6)
46
(871.5)
50
(969.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
236
(4,354)
215
(3,989)
158
(2,764)
182
(3,373)
157
(2,943)
141
(2,636)
183
(3,540)
148
(2,869)
114
(2,157)
121
(2,293)
117
(2,268)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(147.6)
8
(148.4)
6
(105.0)
12
(222.4)
5
(93.7)
7
(130.9)
5
(96.7)
13
(252.0)
6
(113.6)
18
(341.0)
16
(310.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index328.8394.8315.2327.3251.4207.2323.6248.9217.3217.9231.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Nelsonville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Ohio average:

1.97
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Ancestries: German (21.7%), American (17.4%), Irish (14.3%), English (8.3%), European (3.6%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1995

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 4.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,032 people per square mile   (low).

Nelsonville, Ohio map

78 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,329 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $966 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (55.0 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (330.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Buchtel, OH (1.5 miles ),
Carbon Hill, OH (1.8 miles ),
Murray City, OH (2.2 miles ),
Haydenville, OH (2.4 miles ),
Chauncey, OH (2.5 miles ),
Millfield, OH (2.7 miles ),
The Plains, OH (2.8 miles ),
Jacksonville, OH (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.46 N, Longitude: 82.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -148 (-3.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 586 (32.7%)

Area code: 740

Distribution of median household income in Nelsonville, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Nelsonville, OH in 2019
Nelsonville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Ohio:

5.2%
Historical population in Nelsonville, OH
Historical housing units in Nelsonville, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +295 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in Nelsonville, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.1%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Leather & allied products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (21.9%)
  • Educational services (20.6%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Nelsonville, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Construction laborers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Child care workers (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)

Average climate in Nelsonville, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Nelsonville, Ohio average temperatures Nelsonville, Ohio average precipitation Nelsonville, Ohio humidity Nelsonville, Ohio wind speed Nelsonville, Ohio snowfall Nelsonville, Ohio sunshine Nelsonville, Ohio clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 53.4. This is better than average.

City:

53.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.442. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.442
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.36
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 4.30. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.30
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Nelsonville-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.0 miles away from the Nelsonville city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nelsonville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 10% smaller 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 126.6 miles away from Nelsonville center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 255.0 miles away from Nelsonville center
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) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 158.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 215.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.2 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 Athens County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nelsonville topographic map

Main business address for: ROCKY SHOES & BOOTS INC (FOOTWEAR, (NO RUBBER)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Nelsonville:

  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF NELSONVILLE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1950 MOUNT ST MARYS DRIVE)
  • PINE HILLS CONTINUING CARE CENTER (1950 MOUNT ST MARYS DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Nelsonville:

  • BCS/HARTMAN ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; THE PLAINS, OH)
  • HICKORY CREEK OF ATHENS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; THE PLAINS, OH)
  • ECHOING MEADOWS RESIDENTIAL CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ATHENS, OH)
  • O'BLENESS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; ATHENS, OH)
  • ATHENS CAMPUS (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ATHENS, OH)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-LOGAN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LOGAN, OH)
  • BCS/HOCKING VALLEY HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LOGAN, OH)

Colleges/Universities in Nelsonville:

  • Hocking College (Full-time enrollment: 4,146; Location: 3301 Hocking Parkway; Public; Website: www.hocking.edu)
  • Tri-County Adult Career Center (Full-time enrollment: 137; Location: 15676 St Rt 691; Public; Website: www.tricountyadultcareercenter.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Nelsonville:

  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 12 miles; Athens, OH; Full-time enrollment: 26,181)
  • Zane State College (about 37 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Ohio Christian University (about 38 miles; Circleville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 42 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 45 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 45 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,995)
  • Denison University (about 46 miles; Granville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,268)

Public high schools in Nelsonville:

  • NELSONVILLE-YORK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 385, Location: 1 BUCKEYE DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • TRI-COUNTY CAREER CENTER (Location: 15676 STATE ROUTE 691, Grades: 11-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Nelsonville:

See full list of schools located in Nelsonville

Library in Nelsonville:

  • NELSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,284,211; Location: 95 W. WASHINGTON; 266,817 books; 16,444 audio materials; 26,074 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 159 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • FM Radio in Nelsonville, WLCI-LP 97.5 owned by Hocking College Broadcasting Department

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Nelsonville: Southeast Ohio Emergency Medical Services Station 4 Nelsonville (A), Nelsonville Division of Fire (B), Nelsonville Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Nelsonville: ROCKY SHOES & BOOTS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Nelsonville include: Dorr Run Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Church of the Epiphany (C), Church of the Nazarene (D), First Christian Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Independent Holiness Church (G), Pilgrim Holiness Church (H), Saint Andrews Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fort Street Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dorr Run (A), Snow Fork (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hocking Valley Museum of Theatrical History Inc (34 Public Square), Uniglobe Hocking Hills Cruise & Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 30 Public Sq).

Hotels: Garden Terrace (15770 State Route 691), Fox Fire (15770 State Route 691).

Birthplace of: Sarah Jessica Parker - Actress, Lloyd Thomas - Soilder.

Athens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

46.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

12.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Nelsonville in 2010:

  • 680 people in college/university student housing
  • 188 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 90 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 22 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Nelsonville in 2000:

  • 376 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 190 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in institutions for the blind

Banks with branches in Nelsonville (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank, National Association: Nelsonville Branch at 951 Canal Street, branch established on 1904/07/05. Info updated 2006/11/29: Bank assets: $1,788.7 mil, Deposits: $1,356.7 mil, headquarters in Marietta, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Inc.
  • Nelsonville Home and Savings: Nelsonville Home And Savings at 9 West Columbus Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $22.7 mil, Deposits: $20.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • The Citizens Savings Bank: Nelsonville Branch at 873 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1987/03/02. Info updated 2008/09/30: Bank assets: $414.5 mil, Deposits: $330.2 mil, headquarters in Martins Ferry, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Citizens Bank of Logan, Ohio: Nelsonville Branch at 24 Fulton Street, branch established on 1991/10/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $248.6 mil, Deposits: $222.3 mil, headquarters in Logan, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Independent Bancorp, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of McConnelsville: 11 Public Square Branch at 11 Public Square, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/28: Bank assets: $137.6 mil, Deposits: $118.6 mil, headquarters in Mcconnelsville, OH, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Shares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Nelsonville:

Marital status in Nelsonville, OH
  • Never married: 48.5%
  • Now married: 30.2%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Nelsonville:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 16.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Ohio average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Nelsonville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nelsonville, OH (based on Athens County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,17442
Evangelical Protestant5,09345
Catholic1,9465
Other8905
None51,654-
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: 13
Athens County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Here:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Athens County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

8.3%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
Ohio:

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

13.9%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Nelsonville:

43.4%
State:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nelsonville:

36.5%
Ohio:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nelsonville:

21.5%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.8%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nelsonville:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nelsonville:

27.8%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

50.9%
Ohio:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Nelsonville:

77.3%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nelsonville, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 10$14,223$17,0680$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$73,550$98,0671$1,617
Water Supply 8$27,803$41,7051$1,182
Firefighters 4$16,412$49,2365$7,983
Financial Administration 4$9,429$28,2870$0
Streets and Highways 4$14,090$42,2700$0
Sewerage 3$10,888$43,5520$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,583$54,9961$605
Totals for Government 43$170,976$47,7148$11,386

Nelsonville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,224,000 ($238.60)
    Sewerage: $900,000 ($175.44)
    Police Protection: $802,000 ($156.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $497,000 ($96.88)
    Regular Highways: $402,000 ($78.36)
    Financial Administration: $223,000 ($43.47)
    Central Staff Services: $183,000 ($35.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $164,000 ($31.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $120,000 ($23.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $124,000 ($24.17)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($6.82)

Nelsonville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $399,000 ($77.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $214,000 ($41.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($4.87)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,433,000 ($279.34)

Nelsonville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,090,000 ($602.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,754,000 ($536.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $336,000 ($65.50)

Nelsonville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,376,000 ($463.16)

7.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Franklin County, OH  0.67% ($37,041 average AGI)
from Meigs County, OH  0.41% ($39,324)
from Hocking County, OH  0.38% ($29,116)


8.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.60%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Franklin County, OH  0.98% ($34,665 average AGI)
to Meigs County, OH  0.56% ($32,144)
to Fairfield County, OH  0.42% ($30,234)
Businesses in Nelsonville, OH
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Nelsonville:

  • WAIS (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUCHTEL, OH; Owner: NELSONVILLE TV CABLE, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WATH (970 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, OH)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WLGN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LOGAN, OH; Owner: ROGER L. HINERMAN d/b/a LOGAN BROADCASTING)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUB (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nelsonville:

  • WSEO (107.7 FM; NELSONVILLE, OH; Owner: NELSONVILLE TV CABLE, INC.)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W211BT (90.1 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXTQ (105.5 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: WATH, INC.)
  • WLGN-FM (98.3 FM; LOGAN, OH; Owner: ROGER L. HINERMAN d/b/a LOGAN BROADCASTING)
  • WWJM (106.3 FM; NEW LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: PERRY COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WHOK-FM (95.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WCVZ (92.7 FM; SOUTH ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN VOICE OF CENTRAL OHIO, INC)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOUH-FM (91.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WYBZ (107.3 FM; CROOKSVILLE, OH; Owner: Y BRIDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZA (103.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nelsonville:

  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
Nelsonville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Nelsonville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 472ft / 144mTotal length
  • $42,000Total costs
  • 166,746Total average daily traffic
  • 16,435Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Nelsonville, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 272010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Nelsonville, OH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Nelsonville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Nelsonville, OH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • NELSONVILLE, 16595 Wolfe Benet Rd (Lat: 39.452694 Lon: -82.241833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57 m, Overall height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WQQQ645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/13/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • MARCS NELSON, 16747 Snake Hollow Road (Lat: 39.473194 Lon: -82.226333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.4 m, Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WQUT309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23020.0 MHz, 23070.0 MHz, 23020.0 MHz, 23070.0 MHz, 23020.0 MHz, 23070.0 MHz, 23020.0 MHz, 23070.0 MHz, 23020.0 MHz, 23070.0 MHz... (+80 more), Grant Date: 10/03/2014, Expiration Date: 10/03/2024, Certifier: Kyle Quillen, Registrant: Agile Network Builders, LLC, 213 Market Ave N, Suite 310, Canton, OH 44702, Phone: (888) 494-0549, Fax: (330) 451-5720, Email:
  • ANB1529, 242 St Charles St (Lat: 39.463111 Lon: -82.224750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 27 m, Call Sign: WQYV554,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21820.0 MHz, 21870.0 MHz, 21820.0 MHz, 21870.0 MHz, 21820.0 MHz, 21870.0 MHz, 21820.0 MHz, 21870.0 MHz, 21820.0 MHz, 21870.0 MHz... (+24 more), Grant Date: 02/03/2017, Expiration Date: 02/03/2027, Certifier: Kyle Quillen, Registrant: Agile Network Builders, LLC, 213 Market Ave N, Suite 310, Canton, OH 44702, Phone: (888) 494-0549, Fax: (330) 451-5720, Email:
  • STATION, Hocking Pky Hocking Technical College (Lat: 39.444222 Lon: -82.221806), Structure height: 8.2 m, Overall height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WHJ854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/12/1993, Expiration Date: 11/12/1998, Phone: (614) 753-3591

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nelsonville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3245Z, N3245Z, N-3245Z, Serial Number: 22-7192, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 12/19/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas W Wilkinson, Po Box 357, Nelsonville, OH 45764
  • Aircraft: JASON A GADRIM H6 HORNET (Category: Land, Engines: 6), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 544ZJ, N544ZJ, N-544ZJ, Serial Number: LRCH6HA0001S, Certificate Issue Date: 03/18/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Jason A Gadrim, 19733 State Route 278 Sw, Nelsonville, OH 45764
  • Aircraft: JASON A GADRIM JASGAD 550 (Category: Land, Engines: 6), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 6178G, N6178G, N-6178G, Serial Number: LRCJGA0004S, Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Jason A Gadrim, 19733 State Route 278 Sw, Nelsonville, OH 45764
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/11/2019
  • Aircraft: JASON A GADRIM H4 HORNET V2 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 627YG, N627YG, N-627YG, Serial Number: LRCH4HA0005S, Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Jason A Gadrim, 19733 State Route 278 Sw, Nelsonville, OH 45764
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/13/2019
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3547Z, N3547Z, N-3547Z, Serial Number: 22-7457, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 02/28/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas W Wilkinson, 169 W Washington St, Nelsonville, OH 45764
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/05/2018
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4919K, N4919K, N-4919K, Serial Number: NAV-4-1919, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/25/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Wilkinson, 169 W Washington St, Nelsonville, OH 45764
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/15/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 811SC, N811SC, N-811SC, Serial Number: 27-3321, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 01/07/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): International Field Studies, Po Box 428, Nelsonville, OH 45764
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/29/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 56. The highest number of fires - 73 took place in 2013, and the least - 36 in 2005. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Nelsonville, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.9%), and Outside Fires (34.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Nelsonville, OH
    • 43645.9%Structure Fires
    • 33234.9%Outside Fires
    • 17418.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 80.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nelsonville, OH
Most common first names in Nelsonville, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9375.0 years
John8272.6 years
Mary8177.7 years
Charles8075.1 years
James7173.0 years
Robert5169.3 years
George4073.0 years
Ruth3778.6 years
Donald3465.1 years
Helen3378.4 years
Most common last names in Nelsonville, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4273.5 years
Johnson3873.9 years
Warren3064.2 years
Davis2274.4 years
Wolfe2073.9 years
Patton2077.6 years
Hall1970.5 years
Williams1971.3 years
Barber1979.9 years
Jones1677.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nelsonville, OH
  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nelsonville, OH
  • 53.4%Electricity
  • 45.1%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Nelsonville compared to Ohio state average:

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

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  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 6 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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