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Overview

Introduction to Wilmington, Ohio

Wilmington, Ohio, in Clinton county, is 24 miles SE of Kettering, Ohio (center to center) and 38 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio

Wilmington History

The area now known as Wilmington was originally covered by a dense growth of timber. It was first settled in 1810. The area was named after Wilmington, North Carolina, by its early settlers. Wilmington was incorporated on January 15, 1828. By 1886, two railroads passed through Wilmington. The Wilmington College was established in 1870 by the Society of Friend.

Wilmington and Nearby Attractions

  • Cowan Lake State Park
  • Fort Ancient
  • Carillon Historical Park
  • Rocky Fork State Park
  • Huffman MetroPark
  • Stonelick Lake State Park

Things To Do In Wilmington

At Wilmington, you can spend your leisure at David R Williams Memorial Park and Galvin Park. You can also enjoy baseball at the Delaney - Tewksbury Baseball Diamond. You can even plan a trip to the Wilmington Commercial Historic District. It is also worth visiting the Quinn African Methodist Episcopal Church, Saint Anthonys Church, Church of Christ and Saint Columbkille Catholic Church. You can enjoy shopping at the Wilmington Plaza Shopping Center.

Wilmington Transportation

Air transportation is available from Airborne Airpark.

Wilmington Higher Education

Wilmington College is the local college. The other nearby colleges and universities are Cedarville University, Sinclair Community College and University of Dayton.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,441
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+5,287
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married42.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.9%
Median Earnings25+$28,310
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,280
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,313
% Above Poverty Level78.6%
% Below Poverty Level21.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone39.9%
Median Gross Rent$673
Median House Value$98,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.5%
German19.6%
Irish13.3%
English12%
Italian2.5%
Scottish1.8%
Swedish1.6%
Polish1.4%
French Except Basque1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Swiss0.8%
African0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Russian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Arab0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Cypriot0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Czech0.1%
Icelander0.1%
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Wilmington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clinton County
Standard Zip Codes45177
Phone Area Codes937
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.44
Approximate Longitude-83.83

Wilmington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWILMINGTON 3 N
Distance2.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches
StationHILLSBORO
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp41 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches
StationFRANKLIN
Distance27 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
Bowersville295$34,500
Clarksville634$52,321
Harveysburg576$76,429
Martinsville425$38,750
Midland352$39,250
Port William283$52,500

Wilmington Public Libraries

Wilmington Public Library Of Clinton County
268 N. SOUTH ST.
Wilmington, Ohio
(937) 382-2417

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Wilmington Hospitals

Clinton Memorial Hospital
(Proprietary)
610 West Main Street
(937) 382-6611

Wilmington Public Schools

Denver Place Elementary School
291 Lorish Ave
ZIP: 45177
(937) 382-2380
Primary
Total Enrollment 588
East End Elementary School
769 Rombach Ave
ZIP: 45177
(937) 382-2443
Primary
Total Enrollment 284
Laurel Oaks Cdc
300 Oak Dr
ZIP: 45177
(937) 382-1411
High
Rodger O. Borror Middle School
275 Thorne Ave
ZIP: 45177
(937) 382-7556
Middle
Total Enrollment 703
Roy E Holmes Elementary School
1350 W Truesdell St
ZIP: 45177
(937) 382-2750
Primary
Total Enrollment 507
Wilmington High School
300 Richardson Pl
ZIP: 45177
(937) 382-7716
High
Total Enrollment 864
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