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Overview

Introduction to Moraine, Ohio

Moraine, Ohio, in Montgomery county, is 2 miles NW of Kettering, Ohio (center to center) and 39 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. It's part of the surrounding Dayton - Springfield metro area.

Moraine History

Moraine was originally a part of the Van Buren Township and eventually formed part of the City of Kettering. The residents of Moraine seceded from Kettering in 1953, and Moraine was officially incorporated as a municipality in 1957. Later, parts of Miami and Jefferson townships were annexed to the city. The community came to be called Moraine because of glacial deposits found in the region.

Moraine and Nearby Attractions

  • Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
  • Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark
  • Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village
  • Splash Moraine
  • Carriage Hill MetroPark

Things To Do In Moraine

Some of the museums nearby are the Trapshooting Hall of Fame, the Dayton Art Institute and the U.S. Air Force Museum. Historic sites to visit are the Dunbar House, Miamisburg Mound, the Paul Lawrence Dunbar House and Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village. Recreational opportunities are available at Caesar Creek State Park, Carriage Hill MetroPark and Eastwood MetroPark. Splash Moraine waterpark has a large wavepool, water slides, a lazy river and many other attractions.

Moraine Transportation

James M Cox Dayton International is a major airport nearby.

Moraine Higher Education

Colleges near Moraine include Antioch College, Sinclair Community College and Central State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,343
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+2,768
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married52%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.6%
Median Earnings25+$32,082
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,073
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,272

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,188
% Above Poverty Level81.4%
% Below Poverty Level18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation5.3%

Housing

People Living Alone27.3%
Median Gross Rent$759
Median House Value$81,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.4%
German18.3%
Irish13.1%
English4.8%
Polish2.3%
Italian2.2%
Arab2%
French Except Basque1.6%
Hungarian1.2%
Scottish0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Austrian0.8%
Canadian0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Russian0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Lebanese0.4%
Greek0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Croatian0.1%
African0.1%
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Moraine Almanac

CategoryValue
County Montgomery County
Standard Zip Codes45409, 45439, 45459
Phone Area Codes937
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.72
Approximate Longitude-84.19

Moraine Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDAYTON MCD
Distance4.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.4 inches
StationFRANKLIN
Distance12 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
StationMILFORD
Distance36.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Centerville23,899$89,355
Dayton141,143$36,637
Kettering55,720$64,776
Miamisburg20,069$62,962
Oakwood9,077$121,318
Riverside25,036$48,824
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