Oak Hill, Ohio

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Oak Hill, Ohio

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Oak Hill Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 11% Oak Hill Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Oak Hill Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Oak Hill, Ohio

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 5
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 2 1
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 7 9
People Living Alone 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Oak Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles N of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles S of Columbus, Ohio
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 45656
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.893
Longitude -82.573

Oak Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station JACKSON 3 NW
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
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Oak Hill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,685 100%
Male 759 45%
Female 926 55%
Under 18 427 25.3%
18+ 1,258 74.7%
65+ 280 16.6%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,656 98.3%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.4%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 12 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.1%

Estimated Oak Hill Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,656
Growth -29
Growth % -1.7%

Oak Hill 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 33.1%
German 19.6%
Welsh 13%
English 9.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
Irish 8.5%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Scottish 1.5%
Italian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
British 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
Swedish 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oak Hill 1,685 $31,898
Coalton 545 $28,333
Jackson 6,184 $33,456
Rio Grande 915 $29,167
South Webster 764 $40,938
Vinton 324 $33,250
Wellston 6,078 $34,488

Oak Hill Public Libraries

Oak Hill Public Library
316 W. MAIN ST.
Oak Hill, Ohio
(740) 682-6457
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Oak Hill High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 674 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.3

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