Piketon, Ohio

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Piketon, Ohio

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Comparative Profile of Piketon, Ohio

Comparing Piketon 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 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 6 8
Racial Diversity 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 4
Portion of People Married 2 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


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

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Piketon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles NW of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles S of Columbus, Ohio
County Pike
Standard Zip Codes 45661
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.068
Longitude -83.014

Piketon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Station JACKSON 3 NW
Distance 16.9 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 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Piketon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,907 100%
Male 829 43.5%
Female 1,078 56.5%
Under 18 468 24.5%
18+ 1,439 75.5%
65+ 408 21.4%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,835 96.2%
African-American 21 1.1%
Asian 5 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 42 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.3%

Estimated Piketon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,973
Growth 66
Growth % 3.5%

Piketon 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 41.1%
German 17.2%
English 11.2%
Irish 10.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
European 2%
Dutch 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Italian 0.9%
Scottish 0.8%
Polish 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
British 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Elm Grove (45661)
Idaho (45661)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Piketon 1,907 $23,846
Beaver 464 $23,571
Chillicothe 21,796 $42,477
Coalton 545 $28,333
Jackson 6,184 $33,456
Rarden 176 $36,250
Sinking Spring 158 $47,500
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Piketon High Schools (2004)

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Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 750 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.4

PO BOX 577
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Piketon Colleges

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Pike County Joint Vocational School District

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