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Mount Sterling, Ohio


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Mount Sterling, Ohio

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

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Low Violent Crime
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Top 8% Mount Sterling Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Mount Sterling, Ohio

Comparing Mount Sterling 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
Compared
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Racial Diversity 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 4
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 2 2

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 4 4
Portion of People Married 2 2

Wealth

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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Working at Home 6 7
Short Commute Times 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Housing Recently Built 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 4 5

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Mount Sterling Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 21 miles SW of Columbus, Ohio
County Madison
Metro Area Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 43143
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.719
Longitude -83.265

Mount Sterling Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LONDON
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Station COLUMBUS VLY CROSSING
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
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Mount Sterling Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,865 100%
Male 866 46.4%
Female 999 53.6%
Under 18 516 27.7%
18+ 1,349 72.3%
65+ 243 13%
Median Age 33.6
Average Family Size 3.01
White 1,815 97.3%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 16 0.9%
Mixed Race 22 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 2%

Estimated Mount Sterling Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,840
Growth -25
Growth % -1.3%

Mount Sterling 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
US/American 28.8%
German 25.5%
Irish 14%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
English 9.9%
European 2%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Italian 1.2%
Dutch 0.6%
Belgian 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Jamaican 0.4%
British 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Celtic 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mount Sterling 1,865 $40,543
Bloomingburg 874 $31,979
Commercial Point 776 $56,806
Harrisburg 332 $45,781
New Holland 785 $36,696
Orient 269 $38,750
Williamsport 1,002 $32,292

Mount Sterling Public Libraries

Library
Mt Sterling Public Library
60 W. COLUMBUS ST.
Mount Sterling, Ohio
(740) 869-2430

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