Columbus Grove, Ohio

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Columbus Grove, Ohio

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High Points

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 18% Columbus Grove Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Columbus Grove, Ohio

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
People Living Alone 5 5
Housing Recently Built 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Columbus Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 57 miles SW of Toledo, Ohio
County Putnam
Standard Zip Codes 45830
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.919
Longitude -84.056

Columbus Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 14.6 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 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
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Columbus Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,200 100%
Male 1,047 47.6%
Female 1,153 52.4%
Under 18 597 27.1%
18+ 1,603 72.9%
65+ 329 15%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 3.05
White 2,145 97.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.5%
Other 30 1.4%
Mixed Race 13 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 82 3.7%

Estimated Columbus Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,178
Growth -22
Growth % -1%

Columbus Grove 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 51.3%
US/American 17.2%
Irish 6.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
English 4.4%
Dutch 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Italian 1.8%
Welsh 1.7%
Norwegian 1.3%
Swiss 1.1%
Scottish 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
British 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Columbus Grove, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cols Grove (45830)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Columbus Grove 2,200 $48,750
Beaverdam 356 $47,188
Cairo 499 $39,375
Glandorf 919 $56,528
Kalida 1,031 $59,861
Ottawa 4,367 $50,810
Pandora 1,188 $49,500
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Serves 323 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

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