Shawnee, Ohio

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Shawnee, Ohio

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 2% trophy Shawnee Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Shawnee, Ohio

Comparing Shawnee 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
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 4 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Rents 4 6
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 6 4
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Shawnee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 48 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Perry
Standard Zip Codes 43782
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.604
Longitude -82.211

Shawnee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches
Station ATHENS 2 N
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
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Shawnee Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 608 100%
Male 302 49.7%
Female 306 50.3%
Under 18 194 31.9%
18+ 414 68.1%
65+ 43 7.1%
Median Age 30.8
Average Family Size 3.27
White 605 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Shawnee Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 657
Growth 49
Growth % 8.1%

Shawnee 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 29.4%
German 22.3%
Irish 19.5%
English 12.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.1%
Hungarian 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Welsh 1.2%
French Canadian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Italian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shawnee 608 $37,188
Corning 593 $31,875
Hemlock 142 $28,333
Murray City 452 $32,188
Nelsonville 5,230 $27,122
New Lexington 4,689 $33,514
New Straitsville 774 $31,827
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