Dresden, Ohio

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Dresden, Ohio

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 11% Dresden Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Dresden, Ohio

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


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Working at Home 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
People Living Alone 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Affordability of Rents 5 8
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Dresden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 53 miles E of Columbus, Ohio
County Muskingum
Standard Zip Codes 43821
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.121
Longitude -82.01

Dresden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
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Dresden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,423 100%
Male 648 45.5%
Female 775 54.5%
Under 18 341 24%
18+ 1,082 76%
65+ 238 16.7%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,414 99.4%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.5%

Estimated Dresden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,427
Growth 4
Growth % 0.3%

Dresden 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 34.8%
US/American 27.5%
Irish 15%
English 8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
Hungarian 1.7%
Dutch 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Scottish 1.1%
Italian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Polish 0.7%
Austrian 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Adams Mills (43821)

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)
Dresden 1,423 $48,977
Adamsville 127 $40,000
Conesville 364 $46,563
Coshocton 11,682 $42,088
Frazeysburg 1,201 $39,044
Warsaw 781 $40,556
Zanesville 25,586 $31,932
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Dresden High Schools (2004)

Serves 936 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.3

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