Fort Recovery, Ohio

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Fort Recovery, Ohio

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Fort Recovery Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 7% Fort Recovery Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Fort Recovery Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Fort Recovery Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Fort Recovery, Ohio

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 6 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 10
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Fort Recovery Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NE of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Mercer
Standard Zip Codes 45846
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.412
Longitude -84.776

Fort Recovery Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CELINA 3 NE
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station BERNE
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
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Fort Recovery Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,273 100%
Male 633 49.7%
Female 640 50.3%
Under 18 331 26%
18+ 942 74%
65+ 183 14.4%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.06
White 1,257 98.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 0.9%

Estimated Fort Recovery Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,323
Growth 50
Growth % 3.9%

Fort Recovery 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 69.1%
US/American 8.9%
English 5.5%
Irish 4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2%
Dutch 1.5%
Scottish 1.2%
Polish 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
European 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fort Recovery 1,273 $48,676
Burkettsville 254 $51,250
Coldwater 4,482 $51,076
New Weston 135 $39,375
North Star 209 $57,188
Rossburg 224 $43,125
St. Henry 2,271 $56,650

Fort Recovery Public Libraries

Fort Recovery Public Library
113 N. WAYNE ST.
Fort Recovery, Ohio
(419) 375-2869
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Fort Recovery High Schools (2004)

Serves 313 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

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