Scio, Ohio

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Scio Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Scio Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Scio, Ohio

Comparing Scio 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 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 1
Portion of People Married 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
College Educated Adults 2 3
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Scio Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SE of Canton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles W of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Harrison
Standard Zip Codes 43988
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.395
Longitude -81.085

Scio Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CADIZ
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 63 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
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Scio Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 799 100%
Male 362 45.3%
Female 437 54.7%
Under 18 197 24.7%
18+ 602 75.3%
65+ 149 18.6%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 2.88
White 796 99.6%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.8%

Estimated Scio Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 781
Growth -18
Growth % -2.3%

Scio 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 20.4%
US/American 19.1%
Irish 11.5%
English 7.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Polish 7.1%
Scotch-Irish 5.2%
Dutch 4.8%
Italian 4.6%
French Canadian 2.9%
Slovak 2.5%
Hungarian 1.7%
Slovene 1.1%
Austrian 1%
Pennsylvania German 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Swedish 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Scio 799 $30,278
Amsterdam 568 $29,107
Bowerston 414 $42,083
Cadiz 3,308 $42,049
Jewett 784 $29,297
Leesville 184 $35,750
Sherrodsville 316 $31,786
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