Bolivar, Ohio

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Bolivar, Ohio

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High Points

Bolivar strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 9% Bolivar Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Bolivar Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Bolivar, Ohio

Comparing Bolivar to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Age of the Population 7 8
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 6
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Working at Home 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 7 8

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Bolivar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles S of Canton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Standard Zip Codes 44612
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.65
Longitude -81.452

Bolivar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 63 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
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Bolivar Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 894 100%
Male 435 48.7%
Female 459 51.3%
Under 18 214 23.9%
18+ 680 76.1%
65+ 146 16.3%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 2.89
White 883 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Bolivar Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 900
Growth 6
Growth % 0.7%

Bolivar Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 45.4%
Irish 9.8%
English 9.5%
US/American 8.1%
Italian 5.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Dutch 2.5%
Swiss 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Polish 1.7%
Hungarian 1.4%
Scottish 0.9%
British 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Slavic 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Swedish 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bolivar 894 $46,250
East Sparta 806 $41,964
Mineral City 841 $38,375
Navarre 1,440 $41,515
Parral 241 $41,023
Strasburg 2,310 $44,583
Zoar 193 $55,625
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