Botkins, Ohio

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Botkins, Ohio

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Botkins Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Botkins People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Botkins Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Botkins Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Botkins Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Botkins Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Botkins, Ohio

Comparing Botkins 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 Men 9 9
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Senior Citizens 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 3
Age of the Population 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
People Living Alone 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6

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Botkins Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles NW of Springfield, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio
County Shelby
Standard Zip Codes 45306
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.467
Longitude -84.18

Botkins Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SIDNEY 1 S
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 33 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
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Botkins Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,205 100%
Male 608 50.5%
Female 597 49.5%
Under 18 331 27.5%
18+ 874 72.5%
65+ 164 13.6%
Median Age 34.7
Average Family Size 3.18
White 1,196 99.3%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 3 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.6%

Estimated Botkins Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,181
Growth -24
Growth % -2%

Botkins 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 74.1%
US/American 12.6%
English 2.4%
Irish 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.7%
Dutch 1.6%
Scottish 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
British 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
Italian 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
European 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Botkins 1,205 $53,750
Anna 1,319 $51,797
Jackson Center 1,369 $47,240
Kettlersville 175 $51,250
New Knoxville 891 $51,000
Uniopolis 256 $38,750
Wapakoneta 9,474 $45,456
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Botkins High Schools (2004)

Serves 299 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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