Gettysburg, Ohio

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Gettysburg, Ohio

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 14% Gettysburg Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Gettysburg, Ohio

Comparing Gettysburg 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 10 10
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Senior Citizens 2 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 5
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 4 5
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 2 1
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Gettysburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles NW of Dayton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Darke
P.O. Box Zip Codes 45328
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.111
Longitude -84.495

Gettysburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station SIDNEY 1 S
Distance 21.2 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
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Gettysburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 558 100%
Male 270 48.4%
Female 288 51.6%
Under 18 194 34.8%
18+ 364 65.2%
65+ 51 9.1%
Median Age 30.1
Average Family Size 3.29
White 537 96.2%
African-American 4 0.7%
Asian 5 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Gettysburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 543
Growth -15
Growth % -2.7%

Gettysburg 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 45.2%
US/American 12.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
French (except Basque) 8.9%
Irish 7.5%
English 7.2%
Scottish 1.7%
Czechoslovakian 1.7%
Welsh 1.1%
West Indian 1.1%
Russian 1.1%
Romanian 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
British 0.6%
European 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gettysburg 558 $43,750
Arcanum 2,076 $51,429
Bradford 1,859 $43,594
Covington 2,559 $44,924
Greenville 13,294 $38,699
Pitsburg 392 $62,273
Versailles 2,589 $47,717
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