Sidney, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 20,449 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 
Males: 9,943  (48.6%)
Females: 10,506  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 45365.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,433 (it was $38,663 in 2000)
Sidney:

$55,433
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,620 (it was $19,075 in 2000)

Sidney city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $119,869 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Sidney:

$119,869
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $140,526; detached houses: $147,240; townhouses or other attached units: $179,160; in 2-unit structures: $83,239; mobile homes: $18,027

Median gross rent in 2019: $701.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sidney: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.8%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Black residents, 12.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sidney, OH (2019)
    • 17,80086.2%White alone
    • 1,1265.5%Black alone
    • 6233.0%Hispanic
    • 5132.5%Two or more races
    • 4302.1%Asian alone
    • 960.5%American Indian alone
    • 130.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 81 registered sex offenders living in Sidney, Ohio as of September 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sidney is 257 to 1.


Crime rates in Sidney by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(80.4)
15
(75.7)
9
(42.4)
8
(37.8)
8
(38.1)
11
(52.5)
10
(48.0)
16
(76.9)
24
(117.3)
28
(136.3)
20
(97.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(65.3)
15
(75.7)
19
(89.4)
17
(80.3)
17
(81.0)
15
(71.6)
11
(52.8)
16
(76.9)
9
(44.0)
12
(58.4)
8
(39.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(50.3)
29
(146.4)
29
(136.5)
41
(193.6)
9
(42.9)
9
(42.9)
15
(72.0)
13
(62.5)
6
(29.3)
14
(68.2)
11
(53.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
227
(1,141)
210
(1,060)
262
(1,233)
302
(1,426)
271
(1,292)
163
(777.6)
159
(763.1)
206
(990.5)
162
(791.6)
114
(555.1)
85
(415.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
881
(4,427)
827
(4,175)
927
(4,363)
970
(4,580)
943
(4,495)
722
(3,444)
702
(3,369)
699
(3,361)
641
(3,132)
547
(2,663)
514
(2,515)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(75.4)
23
(116.1)
20
(94.1)
34
(160.6)
21
(100.1)
18
(85.9)
15
(72.0)
21
(101.0)
19
(92.8)
27
(131.5)
32
(156.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
18
(90.5)
10
(50.5)
13
(61.2)
12
(56.7)
5
(23.8)
5
(23.9)
7
(33.6)
3
(14.4)
6
(29.3)
3
(14.6)
6
(29.4)
City-Data.com crime index367.0363.1365.8388.9341.6290.2262.6309.0330.3296.1243.0

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 Sidney, OH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 47 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Ohio average:

1.06
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Ancestries: German (30.5%), American (13.3%), Irish (7.2%), European (4.4%), English (3.9%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1954

Elevation: 1003 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,961 people per square mile   (low).

Sidney, Ohio map

647 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:

3.1%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,422 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,210 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, OH (31.4 miles , pop. 65,358).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (65.2 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (212.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Port Jefferson, OH (2.2 miles ),
Lockington, OH (2.6 miles ),
Anna, OH (2.7 miles ),
Quincy, OH (3.2 miles ),
Fletcher, OH (3.2 miles ),
Piqua, OH (3.3 miles ),
Newport, OH (3.3 miles),
Kettlersville, OH (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 40.29 N, Longitude: 84.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,603 (+27.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,387 (61.3%)

Area code: 937

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 65 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2003: 51 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $188,500
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $206,500
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $249,000
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $340,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Sidney, OH residents
Average permit cost in Sidney, OH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Ohio:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +1,197 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in Sidney, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (12.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (14.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
  • Health care (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Machinery (10.2%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Sidney, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)

Average climate in Sidney, Ohio

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Tornado activity:

Sidney-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Sidney city center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the city center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sidney-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 3% 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 144.7 miles away from Sidney center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.4 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 236.2 miles away from the city 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 213.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 236.3 miles away from Sidney 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 Shelby County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sidney topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sidney:

  • OA-SIDNEY (887 PARK STREET)
  • WILSON HOSPICE CARE (1081 FAIRINGTON DR SECOND FLOOR)
  • WILSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 915 WEST MICHIGAN STREET)
  • DOROTHY LOVE RETIREMENT COMMUN (3003 WEST CISCO ROAD)
  • FAIR HAVEN SHELBY COUNTY (2901 FAIR ROAD)
  • FRANKLIN NURSING CENTER OF SIDNEY (510 BUCKEYE ST)
  • PAVILION THE (705 FULTON STREET)
  • SIDNEY CARE CENTER (510 BUCKEYE STREET)
  • FMC - SIDNEY DIALYSIS (1015 FAIR ROAD)
  • WILSON HOME HEALTH CARE (1081 FAIRINGTON STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Sidney:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sidney:

  • Edison State Community College (about 10 miles; Piqua, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,049)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 32 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 33 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • Clark State Community College (about 34 miles; Springfield, OH; FT enrollment: 3,689)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 36 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 14,482)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 37 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 13,779)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 38 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)

Public high schools in Sidney:

Private high school in Sidney:

  • LEHMAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 210, Location: 2400 SAINT MARYS RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sidney:

  • SIDNEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 785, Location: 980 FAIR RD, Grades: 5-8)
  • NORTHWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 602, Location: 1152 SAINT MARYS RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 277, Location: 1250 PARK ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • FAIRLAWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 18800 JOHNSTON RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • EMERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 901 CAMPBELL RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • WHITTIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 425 BELMONT ST, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Sidney:

  • HOLY ANGELS SCHOOL (Students: 229, Location: 120 E WATER ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Sidney

Library in Sidney:

  • SHELBY COUNTY LIBRARIES - AMOS MEMORIAL (Operating income: $1,948,871; Location: 230 E. NORTH ST.; 158,955 books; 1,840 e-books; 13,769 audio materials; 16,801 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 335 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Sidney has a brand new, state of the art middle school that is home to 6th-8th grade students. Bridgeview Middle School is closed and will be demolished.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sidney: Shelby County Fairgrounds (A), Auto Vue Drive-In (B), Sidney Water Works (C), City of Sidney Wastewater Treatment Plant (D), Sidney Theatre (E), Shelby County Jail (F), Shelby County Childrens Home (G), Sidney Fire and Emergency Services Station 1 (H), Shelby County Fire Department (I), Sidney Fire and Emergency Services Station 2 (J), Amos Memorial Library (K), Shelby County Courthouse (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sidney include: Saint Pauls United Church of Christ (A), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (B), Praise Temple Assembly of God Church (C), Northland Church of Christ (D), Mount Vernon Baptist Church (E), House of Prayer Church (F), Holy Angels Catholic Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Tawawa Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Sidney include: Berger Park (1), Sidney Walnut Avenue Historic District (2), Sidney Courthouse Square Historic District (3), Stephen Brown Park (4), Sherman Park (5), Riverbend Park (6), Peerless Park (7), Orbison Park (8), Humphrey Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge (2009 Michigan Street), Hampton Inn Sidney- OH (1600 Hampton Court), Days Inn Motel (420 Folkerth Avenue), Comfort Inn Sidney (1959 West Michigan Avenue), Comfort Inn (1959 Michigan St).

Court: Shelby County - Courts- Clerk of Courts OFC (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Paul Lauterbur - Chemist, Rick Stockstill - College football player, Louis H. Mackey - Philosopher, Dale Locker - Politician, George A. Marshall - Politician, J. Edward Russell - Politician, Joey Long - Baseball player, Richard Pefferle - Set decorator, Craig Clemons - Football player, Dick Flanagan - Football player.

Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

SOLID ROCK PENTECOSTAL CHURCH PWS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2009)
SIDNEY KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAHS WITNESSE (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIVERS EDGE SPORTS BAR PWS (Address: 1455 Riverside Dr , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SHELBY OAKS GOLF CLUB SHELTER HOUSE (Address: 9900 SIDNEY-FREYBURG RD , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sidney that have no violations reported:

  • ODOT REST AREA 7-26 (Population served: 1,127, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOROTHY LOVE RETIREMENT CENTER PWS (Population served: 528, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ODOT REST AREA 7-33 EB (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ODOT REST AREA 7-34 WB (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHELBY OAKS GOLF CLUB CLUBHOUSE (Address: 9900 SIDNEY-FREYBURG RD , Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SIDNEY NEW HOPE UNITED METH CHURCH (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHARPS BAR AND GRILL (Address: 3511 W MICHIGAN ST, STE RTE 47 , Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


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

People in group quarters in Sidney in 2010:

  • 104 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 85 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Sidney in 2000:

  • 135 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 102 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 2 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Banks with branches in Sidney (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: North Sidney Branch, West-Sidney Branch, Sidney Main Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Vandemark Branch, Sidney Branch, Northtown Branch. 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
  • Fifth Third Bank: Sidney Downtown Banking Ctr Branch at 101 South Ohio Avenue, branch established on 1895/01/01; Sidney West Branking Center at 2300 West Michigan Street, branch established on 1988/11/14. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Mutual Federal Savings Bank, A FSB: Sidney Branch at 2140 Michigan Street, Suite A, branch established on 1996/12/20; Mutual Federal Savings Bank, A Fsb at 121 South Ohio Avenue, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $116.0 mil, Deposits: $102.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Mutual Of Richmond, Inc.
  • Peoples Federal Savings and Loan Association: Peoples Federal Savings And Loan Ass at 101 E Court St, branch established on 1886/01/01; 2400 Michigan Avenue at 2400 Michigan Avenue, branch established on 2001/06/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $131.6 mil, Deposits: $97.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Minster Bank: Sidney Banking Center Branch at 117 West Russell Road, branch established on 1993/10/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $328.0 mil, Deposits: $280.4 mil, headquarters in Minster, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Minster Financial Corp.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Sidney Branch at 2221 West Michigan Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. 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
  • First National Bank in New Bremen: Sidney Branch at 347 West Russell Road, branch established on 1996/03/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $234.6 mil, Deposits: $201.7 mil, headquarters in New Bremen, OH, positive income, 7 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Sidney:

Marital status in Sidney, OH
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Sidney:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Ohio average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sidney
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Religion statistics for Sidney, OH (based on Shelby County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,3537
Mainline Protestant8,24128
Evangelical Protestant5,95726
Black Protestant3792
Other3242
None21,169-
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:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Shelby County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Here:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Shelby County:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Shelby County:

9.6%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
State:

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

9.9%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sidney:

48.0%
State:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.1%
Ohio:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.8%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sidney:

10.2%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sidney:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

54.9%
Ohio:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Sidney:

78.2%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sidney, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 35$224,141$76,8481$1,151
Firefighters 34$231,395$81,6690$0
Judicial and Legal 22$94,853$51,7381$596
Sewerage 19$99,666$62,9470$0
Water Supply 18$90,388$60,2591$1,119
Police - Other 12$60,752$60,7523$4,218
Streets and Highways 11$62,310$67,9750$0
Financial Administration 11$62,111$67,7571$1,155
Parks and Recreation 10$54,022$64,8260$0
Other Government Administration 7$45,553$78,0917$2,538
Transit 6$21,821$43,64218$17,930
Other and Unallocable 6$31,799$63,5980$0
Fire - Other 2$12,772$76,6320$0
Totals for Government 193$1,091,584$67,87132$28,708

Sidney government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,805,000 ($283.88)
    Water Utilities: $5,730,000 ($280.21)
    Sewerage: $4,675,000 ($228.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $200,000 ($9.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($3.47)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($2.10)
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000 ($1.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($1.42)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($1.08)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($0.73)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,826,000 ($284.90)
    Police Protection: $4,266,000 ($208.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,621,000 ($177.07)
    Sewerage: $1,967,000 ($96.19)
    Water Utilities: $1,964,000 ($96.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,699,000 ($83.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,156,000 ($56.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,114,000 ($54.48)
    Regular Highways: $1,021,000 ($49.93)
    Central Staff Services: $929,000 ($45.43)
    Financial Administration: $719,000 ($35.16)
    Transit Utilities: $650,000 ($31.79)
    Air Transportation: $315,000 ($15.40)
    Natural Resources - Other: $302,000 ($14.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $185,000 ($9.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $183,000 ($8.95)
    General Public Buildings: $131,000 ($6.41)
    Corrections - Other: $125,000 ($6.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $84,000 ($4.11)
    Health - Other: $29,000 ($1.42)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($0.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $352,000 ($17.21)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $124,000 ($6.06)
    Other - Financial Administration: $106,000 ($5.18)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($2.79)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($2.69)
    Other - Corrections: $49,000 ($2.40)
    Other - Libraries: $18,000 ($0.88)
    Other - Police Protection: $13,000 ($0.64)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.29)
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $582,000 ($28.46)
    Regular Highways: $326,000 ($15.94)
    Police Protection: $230,000 ($11.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $190,000 ($9.29)
    Sewerage: $168,000 ($8.22)
    Water Utilities: $157,000 ($7.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $112,000 ($5.48)
    Transit Utilities: $59,000 ($2.89)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $25,000 ($1.22)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($0.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,338,000 ($652.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $474,000 ($23.18)

Sidney government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,821,000 ($284.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,618,000 ($79.12)
    Other: $1,417,000 ($69.29)
    Natural Resources - Other: $398,000 ($19.46)
    Air Transportation: $285,000 ($13.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $146,000 ($7.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($3.91)
    Parking Facilities: $26,000 ($1.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $181,000 ($8.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $535,000 ($26.16)
    Highways: $311,000 ($15.21)
    Transit Utilities: $79,000 ($3.86)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $403,000 ($19.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $401,000 ($19.61)
    Interest Earnings: $361,000 ($17.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $97,000 ($4.74)
    Rents: $53,000 ($2.59)
    Sale of Property: $45,000 ($2.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $44,000 ($2.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,064,000 ($296.54)
    Transit Utilities: $204,000 ($9.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,671,000 ($130.62)
    Transit Utilities: $655,000 ($32.03)
    Other: $433,000 ($21.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $385,000 ($18.83)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($0.59)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $14,255,000 ($697.10)
    Corporation Net Income: $2,973,000 ($145.39)
    Property: $1,011,000 ($49.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $411,000 ($20.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $334,000 ($16.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $66,000 ($3.23)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.10)

Sidney government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,280,000 ($2361.00)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,237,000 ($2261.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,777,000 ($184.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,734,000 ($84.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $204,000 ($9.98)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $188,000 ($9.19)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $16,000 ($0.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,419,000 ($1732.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $188,000 ($9.19)

4.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
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 Miami County, OH  1.05% ($39,744 average AGI)
from Auglaize County, OH  0.58% ($40,913)
from Logan County, OH  0.35% ($42,250)


5.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,885 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Miami County, OH  1.26% ($33,712 average AGI)
to Auglaize County, OH  0.59% ($50,847)
to Logan County, OH  0.29% ($36,035)
Businesses in Sidney, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Menards1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Subway2
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Ford1Tim Hortons1
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill2UPS6
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Hilton1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA2

Strongest AM radio stations in Sidney:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sidney:

  • WMVR-FM (105.5 FM; SIDNEY, OH; Owner: DEAN MILLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDPT (95.7 FM; PIQUA, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPKO-FM (98.3 FM; BELLEFONTAINE, OH; Owner: V-TECK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKL (96.9 FM; TROY, OH; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WDHT (102.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WDKF (94.5 FM; ENGLEWOOD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEEC (100.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: WORLD EVENGELISTIC ENTERPRISE CORP.)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKSW (101.7 FM; URBANA, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WZOQ (92.1 FM; WAPAKONETA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sidney:

  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W47BC (Channel 47; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Sidney fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 108Number of bridges
  • 1,106ft / 337mTotal length
  • 877,904Total average daily traffic
  • 178,554Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,044,075Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sidney, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 401960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 232000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sidney, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sidney)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 151 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sidney, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 166 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sidney)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sidney)

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 fire incidents per year is 159. The highest number of fires - 223 took place in 2008, and the least - 63 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sidney, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.7%), and Outside Fires (28.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sidney, OH
    • 1,50555.7%Structure Fires
    • 77628.7%Outside Fires
    • 40915.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 140.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sidney, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sidney, Ohio:

  • Comfort Inn, 1959 W Michigan, Sidney, Ohio 45365 , Phone: (937) 492-3001, Fax: (937) 497-8150
  • Days Inn Sidney Conference Center, 400 Folkerth Ave, Sidney, Ohio 45365 , Phone: (937) 492-1131, Fax: (937) 498-4655
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 450 Folkerth Ave, SIDNEY, Ohio 45365 , Phone: (937) 492-6010
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sidney, Ohio
Most common first names in Sidney, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21480.0 years
Robert18573.0 years
John16775.6 years
Charles14275.4 years
William14174.5 years
James13571.7 years
Ruth10080.7 years
Helen10080.7 years
Margaret9180.4 years
George8676.3 years
Most common last names in Sidney, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8473.4 years
Davis8071.0 years
Jones5874.0 years
Fogt5282.5 years
Miller5179.1 years
Martin4376.1 years
Brown3676.0 years
Stewart3572.4 years
Baker3277.2 years
Hughes3170.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sidney, OH
  • 79.5%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sidney, OH
  • 52.1%Utility gas
  • 46.6%Electricity
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Sidney compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.

Sidney on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
There are 30 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Kirill M. Ignatiev (25)
  • Steven Edward Barhorst (17)
  • Nagaraj Jayanth (14)
  • Frank S. Wallis (12)
  • Daniel L. Mcsweeney (10)
  • Jason A. Davidson (9)
  • Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc. (9)
  • Steven Barhorst (8)
  • Neil A. Zumberger (8)
  • Kirill Ignatiev (7)

Total of 227 patent applications in 2008-2021.