Introduction to Moraine, Ohio

Moraine, Ohio, in Montgomery county, is 2 miles NW of Kettering, Ohio (center to center) and 39 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. Part of the surrounding Dayton - Springfield metro area, the city is not isolated and is home to some 6,897 residents.

Moraine History

Moraine was originally a part of the Van Buren Township and eventually formed part of the City of Kettering. The residents of Moraine seceded from Kettering in 1953, and Moraine was officially incorporated as a municipality in 1957. Later, parts of Miami and Jefferson townships were annexed to the city. The community came to be called Moraine because of glacial deposits found in the region.

Moraine and Nearby Attractions

  • Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
  • Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark
  • Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village
  • Splash Moraine
  • Carriage Hill MetroPark

Things To Do In Moraine

Some of the museums nearby are the Trapshooting Hall of Fame, the Dayton Art Institute and the U.S. Air Force Museum. Historic sites to visit are the Dunbar House, Miamisburg Mound, the Paul Lawrence Dunbar House, and Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village. Recreational opportunities are available at Caesar Creek State Park, Carriage Hill MetroPark, and Eastwood MetroPark. Splash Moraine waterpark has a large wavepool, water slides, a lazy river, and many other attractions.

Moraine Transportation

James M Cox Dayton International is a major airport nearby.

Moraine Higher Education

Colleges near Moraine include Antioch College, Sinclair Community College, and Central State University.


Total Population 6,332
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,806
Age of the Population 36


% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $53,114
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 5.5%


People Living Alone 26.4%
Median Gross Rent $730
Median House Value $86,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.8%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 13.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Moraine Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles NW of Kettering, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Montgomery
Metro Area Dayton - Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 45439
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.706
Longitude -84.219

Moraine Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 36.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

West Carrollton (45439)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Centerville 23,952 $86,719
Dayton 141,368 $35,141
Kettering 55,944 $64,417
Miamisburg 20,119 $67,466

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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