Port Clinton, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 6,176 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 2,780  (45.0%)
Females: 3,396  (55.0%)
Median resident age:

44.3 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 43452.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,560 (it was $35,564 in 2000)
Port Clinton:

$43,560
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,135 (it was $19,177 in 2000)

Port Clinton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $119,545 (it was $89,900 in 2000)
Port Clinton:

$119,545
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $143,570; detached houses: $151,460; townhouses or other attached units: $41,885; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,189; mobile homes: $46,224

Median gross rent in 2019: $624.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Clinton: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.7%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Port Clinton, OH (2019)
    • 5,40286.9%White alone
    • 3024.9%Hispanic
    • 2884.6%Black alone
    • 1081.7%Two or more races
    • 821.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Port Clinton, Ohio as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Clinton is 287 to 1.


Crime rates in Port Clinton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(63.1)
1
(16.0)
4
(64.8)
3
(49.1)
1
(16.4)
3
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(99.2)
4
(66.3)
13
(216.7)
8
(134.7)
12
(202.4)
5
(84.8)
7
(118.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(31.5)
5
(80.1)
3
(48.6)
2
(32.7)
2
(32.9)
1
(16.5)
2
(33.1)
2
(33.1)
3
(49.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.7)
3
(50.6)
3
(50.9)
1
(16.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
9
(144.1)
9
(145.7)
5
(81.9)
2
(32.9)
1
(16.5)
3
(49.6)
8
(132.3)
14
(232.2)
6
(100.0)
3
(50.5)
6
(101.2)
5
(84.8)
7
(118.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(803.9)
49
(784.5)
31
(502.0)
40
(654.9)
37
(607.9)
43
(709.6)
57
(942.1)
34
(562.4)
42
(696.6)
41
(683.6)
38
(639.8)
31
(522.9)
43
(728.9)
13
(219.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
177
(2,790)
191
(3,058)
182
(2,947)
199
(3,258)
167
(2,744)
174
(2,871)
161
(2,661)
117
(1,935)
114
(1,891)
97
(1,617)
129
(2,172)
126
(2,126)
128
(2,170)
91
(1,539)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(78.8)
5
(80.1)
3
(48.6)
8
(131.0)
3
(49.3)
5
(82.5)
3
(49.6)
2
(33.1)
1
(16.6)
3
(50.0)
3
(50.5)
13
(219.3)
5
(84.8)
5
(84.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
1
(16.7)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.9)
City-Data.com crime index234.1249.3252.5252.1185.8219.0196.2235.2273.3309.9263.7336.5244.6207.1

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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City-data.com crime index in Port Clinton, OH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Ohio average:

1.06
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Ancestries: German (37.0%), Irish (7.4%), English (5.5%), Polish (4.7%), Dutch (4.1%), American (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 592 feet

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 2,932 people per square mile   (average).

Port Clinton, Ohio map

48 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,298 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,243 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (34.6 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (245.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Whites Landing, OH (2.4 miles ),
Crystal Rock, OH (2.6 miles),
Bay View, OH (2.6 miles ),
Wightmans Grove, OH (2.9 miles),
Vickery, OH (3.0 miles),
Castalia, OH (3.2 miles ),
Oak Harbor, OH (3.3 miles ),
Marblehead, OH (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 82.94 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Walleye Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +158 (+2.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 865 (32.1%)

Area code: 419

Distribution of median household income in Port Clinton, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Port Clinton, OH in 2019
Port Clinton satellite photo by USGS

Port Clinton tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Ohio:

5.2%
Historical population in Port Clinton, OH
Historical housing units in Port Clinton, OH
Most common industries in Port Clinton, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Port Clinton, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Port Clinton, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Port Clinton-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.3 miles away from the Port Clinton city center killed 18 people and injured 236 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 tornado 32.3 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Clinton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 38% 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 131.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 92.4 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 234.7 miles away from Port Clinton center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 364.4 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) earthquake occurred 336.7 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 Ottawa County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Clinton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Port Clinton:

  • H B MAGRUDER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 615 FULTON ST)
  • OTTAWA COUNTY HEALTH DEPT (1856 E PERRY STREET)
  • EDGEWOOD MANOR NURSING CENTER (1330 S FULTON ST)

Airports and heliports located in Port Clinton:

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Amtrak station near Port Clinton:

  • 13 miles: SANDUSKY (DEPOT ST. & HAYES AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plant near Port Clinton:

  • 11 miles: Davis-Besse in Oak Harbor, OH.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Clinton:

  • Terra State Community College (about 16 miles; Fremont, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,119)
  • Tiffin University (about 30 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)
  • Owens Community College (about 32 miles; Perrysburg, OH; FT enrollment: 9,416)
  • University of Toledo (about 37 miles; Toledo, OH; FT enrollment: 18,409)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 38 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • Monroe County Community College (about 40 miles; Monroe, MI; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Oberlin College (about 41 miles; Oberlin, OH; FT enrollment: 2,795)

Public high school in Port Clinton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Port Clinton:

  • PORT CLINTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 431, Location: 807 JEFFERSON ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • BATAAN MEMORIAL PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 575 W 6TH ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • BATAAN MEMORIAL INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 525 W 6TH ST, Grades: 3-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Port Clinton:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 122, Location: 109 W 4TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Port Clinton

Library in Port Clinton:

  • IDA RUPP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $819,203; Location: 310 MADISON ST.; 74,269 books; 3,520 audio materials; 4,371 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 201 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Rebirth Community Church 570 S. McKinley Dr., Port Clinton, OH 43452 to be added to the churches in Port Clinton

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Clinton: Tru-Lay Stadium (A), Clinton Reef Marina (B), Brands Marina (C), Port Clinton Emergency Ambulance Service (D), Port Clinton Fire Department (E), Ottawa County Law Library (F), Ottawa County Courthouse (G), Port Clinton City Hall (H), Ida Rupp Public Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Port Clinton Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Port Clinton include: Peace Lutheran Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Immaculate Conception Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (E), Resurrection Lutheran Church (F), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (G), The Wesleyan Church (H), Trinity United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Port Clinton: Lakeview Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: African Safari Wildlife Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 267 South Lightner Road).

Hotels: Bosco's Video Bar (102 Madison Street), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (50 Northeast Catawba Road), Craft's Lakeview Lane (319 West Lakeshore Drive), Fisherman's Inn (2659 East Harbor Road), Compass Rose Inn (3083 Northeast Catawba Road), Country Hearth Inn (1815 E Perry Street), Lake House Bed & Breakfast (702 E Perry), Char-Nel Shores Resorts (2327 East Sand Road), Comfort Inn Port Clinton (1723 East Perry Street).

Birthplace of: Drew Walker - College basketball player (Central Michigan Chippewas), George E. Boysen - Politician, Joe Macko - Baseball player and coach.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Port Clinton and their reported violations in the past:

GREENWOOD MOBILE HOME PK (Population served: 174, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2009)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
HILLSIDE MHP (Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-31-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2010)
SHADE ACRES CAMPGROUND AND RV PARK PWS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2009)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Port Clinton in 2010:

  • 75 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
7 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with most branches in Port Clinton (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Port Clinton Branch at 120 Madison Street, branch established on 1934/02/05; Peninsula Branch at 3805 East Harbor Road, branch established on 1975/06/13. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Port Clinton Drive-In Branch at 1600 Perry Street, branch established on 1982/05/24; Port Clinton Main Branch at 142 East Second Street, branch established on 1957/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The First National Bank of Bellevue: Catawba Branch at 200 South East Catawba Road, branch established on 1988/06/06; Port Clinton Branch at 117 West Perry Street, branch established on 1996/11/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $134.4 mil, Deposits: $117.7 mil, headquarters in Bellevue, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Port Clinton Branch at 201 Madison Street, branch established on 1985/11/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Port Clinton Branch at 149 Buckeye Boulevard, branch established on 1986/07/03. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Woodforest National Bank: Port Clinton Walmart Branch at 2826 East Harbor Road, branch established on 2007/01/06. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Lorain: Port Clinton Branch at 1840 East Perry Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $488.2 mil, Deposits: $383.5 mil, headquarters in Lorain, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • The Citizens Banking Company: Port Clinton Branch at P O Box 67, branch established on 2007/01/01. Info updated 2008/01/02: Bank assets: $1,108.0 mil, Deposits: $909.0 mil, headquarters in Sandusky, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Banc Corp
  • The Croghan Colonial Bank: Port Clinton Banking Center at 3994 East Harbor Road, branch established on 2002/06/24. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $628.6 mil, Deposits: $501.9 mil, headquarters in Fremont, OH, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Croghan Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Port Clinton:

Marital status in Port Clinton, OH
  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Port Clinton:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Ohio average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Port Clinton, OH (based on Ottawa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,38929
Catholic7,2436
Evangelical Protestant2,34218
Orthodox381
Other81
None20,408-
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: 12
This county:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Ottawa County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Ottawa County:

13.64 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

10.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

29.2%
State:

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

12.2%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.5%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.3%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Port Clinton:

29.2
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.9%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Port Clinton:

12.6%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Port Clinton:

36.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

54.2%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.4%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Clinton, 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
Police Protection - Officers 21$84,308$48,1760$0
Sewerage 10$43,072$51,6860$0
Water Supply 8$21,536$32,3040$0
Streets and Highways 5$9,804$23,5300$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,452$33,80810$4,222
Parks and Recreation 3$6,523$26,0920$0
Financial Administration 1$3,240$38,8802$3,468
Firefighters 1$4,495$53,94022$5,227
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,052
Totals for Government 52$181,431$41,86935$14,970

Port Clinton government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $184,000 ($29.79)
    Sewerage: $142,000 ($22.99)
    Regular Highways: $122,000 ($19.75)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,603,000 ($421.47)
    Police Protection: $2,074,000 ($335.82)
    Water Utilities: $1,540,000 ($249.35)
    Central Staff Services: $818,000 ($132.45)
    Regular Highways: $696,000 ($112.69)
    Financial Administration: $366,000 ($59.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $347,000 ($56.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $305,000 ($49.38)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $50,000 ($8.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($6.64)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($6.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $133,000 ($21.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,192,000 ($516.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $487,000 ($78.85)

Port Clinton government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,860,000 ($463.08)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $22,000 ($3.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.65)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $21,000 ($3.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $154,000 ($24.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $74,000 ($11.98)
    General Revenue - Other: $73,000 ($11.82)
    Rents: $27,000 ($4.37)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($0.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($0.97)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,753,000 ($283.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $406,000 ($65.74)
    Water Utilities: $212,000 ($34.33)
    General Local Government Support: $189,000 ($30.60)
    Sewerage: $187,000 ($30.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000 ($16.03)
    Public Welfare: $42,000 ($6.80)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,585,000 ($418.56)
    Property: $821,000 ($132.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $182,000 ($29.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000 ($8.42)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $20,000 ($3.24)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($0.81)

Port Clinton government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,220,000 ($2140.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,682,000 ($2053.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $538,000 ($87.11)

Port Clinton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,388,000 ($386.66)

5.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 Lucas County, OH  1.00% ($55,918 average AGI)
from Sandusky County, OH  0.75% ($41,434)
from Wood County, OH  0.69% ($45,198)


5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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 Lucas County, OH  0.78% ($39,546 average AGI)
to Sandusky County, OH  0.75% ($35,346)
to Wood County, OH  0.74% ($49,594)
Businesses in Port Clinton, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Best Western1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Sleep Inn1
Curves1Super 81
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Clinton:

  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSPD (1370 AM; 5 kW; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLEC (1450 AM; 1 kW; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Clinton:

  • WXKR (94.5 FM; PORT CLINTON, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFRO-FM (99.1 FM; FREMONT, OH; Owner: BAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGGN (97.7 FM; CASTALIA, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WJZE (97.3 FM; OAK HARBOR, OH; Owner: RASP BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGTE-FM (91.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • W202AW (88.3 FM; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRVF (101.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIMX (95.7 FM; GIBSONBURG, OH; Owner: RIVERSIDE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WIOT (104.7 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMJK (100.9 FM; CLYDE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNRR (92.1 FM; BELLEVUE, OH; Owner: BELLEVUE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKKO (99.9 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKFM (96.1 FM; HURON, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLKR-FM (95.3 FM; NORWALK, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHVT (90.5 FM; CLYDE, OH; Owner: CLYDE EDUCATIONAL B/CING FOUNDATION)
  • W201AX (88.1 FM; FREMONT, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)
  • WVMS (89.5 FM; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCPZ (102.7 FM; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Clinton:

  • WGGN-TV (Channel 52; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • W21BF (Channel 21; FREMONT, OH; Owner: TV 21, INC.)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • W22CO (Channel 22; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W41AP (Channel 41; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: REGISTER TV NEWS)
Port Clinton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Port Clinton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 423ft / 129mTotal length
  • $2,000,000Total costs
  • 172,321Total average daily traffic
  • 26,466Total average daily truck traffic
  • 166,322Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Port Clinton, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 251960-1969
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Port Clinton, OH
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$101,88417$91,17846$110,0671$41,64015$109,9782$54,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$96,9374$119,7909$129,3871$4,9802$185,6001$33,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$108,2776$50,37720$114,9273$33,1104$53,7203$32,043
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$91,7302$165,54514$122,9520$02$137,5601$53,410
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$148,4251$9,2601$269,2000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0505.00 , 0506.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$70,5801$98,1901$32,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$141,9800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0505.00 , 0506.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Clinton, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Clinton, OH - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 62. The highest number of fire incidents - 117 took place in 2010, and the least - 18 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Port Clinton, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.8%), and Outside Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Port Clinton, OH
    • 51548.8%Structure Fires
    • 34132.3%Outside Fires
    • 19718.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Clinton, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Clinton, Ohio:

  • Comfort Inn, 1723 E Perry St, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452 , Phone: (419) 732-2929, Fax: (419) 732-2929
  • Country Inn, 3760 E State Rd, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452 , Phone: (419) 732-2434, Fax: (419) 732-2434
  • Holiday Inn Express, 50 NE Catawba Rd, Port Clinton, Ohio 45452 , Phone: (419) 732-7322, Fax: (419) 732-1919
  • Erie Islands Resort & Marina, 4495 W Darr-Hopfinger Rd, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452 , Phone: (800) 999-3743, Fax: (419) 734-3851
  • Commodore Perry Inn & Suites, 255 W Lakeshore Dr, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452 , Phone: (419) 732-2645, Fax: (419) 732-6990
  • Our Guest Inn & Suites, 220 E Perry St, Port clinton, Ohio 43452 , Phone: (419) 734-7111, Fax: (419) 732-7908
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Clinton, Ohio
Most common first names in Port Clinton, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15374.7 years
Mary15180.2 years
William11073.4 years
Robert8970.2 years
Charles8376.9 years
James7870.7 years
Helen7581.3 years
Richard7272.4 years
George7177.0 years
Margaret6580.8 years
Most common last names in Port Clinton, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4876.5 years
Miller3478.4 years
Petersen2778.6 years
Jones2475.7 years
Johnson2271.2 years
Taylor2167.9 years
Mackey1981.6 years
Wilson1879.3 years
Perry1780.4 years
Wright1775.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Clinton, OH
  • 83.7%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Clinton, OH
  • 53.6%Utility gas
  • 44.4%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Port Clinton compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Port Clinton on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a ferryboat to work (population 5,000+)"
There are 32 pilots and 21 other airmen in this city.
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