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Overview

Introduction to Eaton, Ohio

Eaton, Ohio, in Preble county, is 20 miles NW of Middletown, Ohio (center to center) and 41 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio

Eaton History

William Bruce established the city of Eaton in 1806. It was named in honor of General William Eaton, the U.S. Consul at Tunis. A number of streets in Eaton were named in honor of Barbary Wars heroes. In 1859, Eaton lost thirteen primary business establishments in a fire.

Eaton and Nearby Attractions

  • Wayne County Historical Museum
  • Miamisburg Mound
  • Sycamore State Park
  • Splash Moraine
  • McMaze Indiana
  • Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark

Things To Do In Eaton

Some of the museums near Eaton are the Piqua Historical Museum, Carillton Historical Park and the Muncie Children's Museum. Sycamore State Park and Hueston Woods State Park offer opportunities for recreation. There are several places of historical importance near Eaton including the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, the Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village and Fort Ancient. Splash Moraine waterpark, an attraction near the city, has waterslides, a lazy river and a wave pool. Festivals and events held in the city include Preble County Pork Festival and the Preble County Fair.

Eaton Transportation

James M Cox Dayton International Airport is a major airport nearby.

Eaton Higher Education

Miami University of Ohio, Indiana University East, Earlham College and Ivy Tech Community College - Whitewater are colleges close to the city.

People

Total Population8,294
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+3,292
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married44.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.1%
Median Earnings25+$25,031
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,984
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,538

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,223
% Above Poverty Level77.3%
% Below Poverty Level22.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone36%
Median Gross Rent$634
Median House Value$92,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.8%
US/American0%
English9.5%
Irish13.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Eaton Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NW of Middletown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City41 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
CountyPreble
Standard Zip Codes45320
Phone Area Codes937
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude39.743
Longitude-84.636

Eaton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationEATON
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationRICHMOND WTR WKS
Distance16.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationFRANKLIN
Distance21.7 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Camden2,229$44,167
Eldorado633$57,188
Gratis1,013$53,203
Lewisburg1,605$59,107

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Eaton Public Libraries

Library
Preble County District Library
301 N. BARRON ST.
Eaton, Ohio
(937) 456-4250
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Eaton High Schools

EATON HIGH SCHOOL
600 HILLCREST DR
937-456-1141
Serves 688 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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