Tuesday, June 04, 2002

Census Top 10 lists

Enquirer staff and news services

        Compiled from Census Bureau “long form” survey, released Monday. About one in six households nationwide received the long census form.Tables include only communities with populations of 2,000 or greater, unless otherwise noted. Some places listed are noted as “CDP,” for “census-defined place.” These are essentially neighborhoods within townships.

Highest poverty rates
Percent of residents identified with household incomes below the poverty level ($13,423 in 1999 for a family of four)

Area Percent
Oxford city, Ohio 43.7%
Lincoln Heights village, Ohio 29.9%
Newport city, Kentucky 22.3%
Cincinnati city, Ohio 21.9%
Bethel village, Ohio 20.1%
Elmwood Place village, Ohio 19.0%
Franklin township, Clermont County, Ohio 18.5%
Covington city, Kentucky 18.4%
New Richmond village, Ohio 17.7%
Lockland village, Ohio 17.1%

Highest median household incomes
In 1999, in communities of at least 1,000 people

Name Income
Wetherington CDP in West Chester, Butler County, Ohio $161,448
The Village of Indian Hill city, Ohio $158,742
Five Points CDP in Clear Creek township, Warren County, Ohio $107,925
Dry Run CDP in Anderson township, Hamilton County, Ohio $100,373
Terrace Park village, Ohio $95,530
Evendale village, Ohio $91,052
Montgomery city, Ohio $89,224
Wyoming city, Ohio $88,241
Union city, Kentucky $85,454
Symmes township, Hamilton County, Ohio $84,906

Most residents with graduate or professional degrees
Residents 25 years old or more

Area Percent
The Village of Indian Hill city, Ohio 34.8%
Wyoming city, Ohio 32.8%
Amberley village, Ohio 31.4%
Oxford city, Ohio 29.5%
Oxford township, Butler County, Ohio 28.6%
Mariemont village, Ohio 28.0%
Terrace Park village, Ohio 26.2%
Montgomery city, Ohio 25.8%
Evendale village, Ohio 25.2%
Wetherington CDP in West Chester, Butler County, Ohio 24.3%

Greatest change in median incomes
adjusted for inflation

Name % change
Walton city, Kentucky +43.9%
Union city, Kentucky +41.6%
Hamilton township, Warren County, Ohio +41.0%
Taylor Mill city, Kentucky +38.2%
Glendale village, Ohio +35.5%
Mack North CDP in Green Township, Hamilton County, Ohio +34.1%
Lebanon city, Ohio +33.2%
Liberty township, Butler County, Ohio +33.1%
Kelso township, Dearborn County, Indiana +31.2%
Williamsburg township, Clermont County, Ohio +29.6%

Most grandparents caring for young children
as percent of households in communites of at least 2,000 population

Area Percent of households
Wayne township, Butler County, Ohio 7.7%
Union township, Warren County, Ohio 5.9%
Reily township, Butler County, Ohio 5.9%
St. Clair township, Butler County, Ohio 5.7%
Milford township, Butler County, Ohio 5.3%
Franklin township, Clermont County, Ohio 5.0%
Day Heights CDP in Miami Township, Clermont County, Ohio 4.9%
Northbrook CDP in Colerain Township, Ohio 4.9%
Lincoln Heights village, Ohio 4.8%
New Richmond village, Ohio 4.7%

Most residents divorced
Percent of adults 16 years or older

Area Divorce rate
Crescent Springs city, Kentucky 17.4%
Elmwood Place village, Ohio 16.6%
Newport city, Kentucky 16.2%
Walton city, Kentucky 16.1%
Covington city, Kentucky 16.0%
Ludlow city, Kentucky 15.4%
Lebanon city, Ohio 15.2%
Lockland village, Ohio 15.0%
Silverton city, Ohio 14.6%
Middletown city, Ohio 14.6%

Most home owners spending 35 percent of their incomes on their homes
Communites at least 500 population

Area Percent
Grandview CDP, Ohio 23.4%
Posey township, Switzerland County, Indiana 23.3%
Hogan township, Dearborn County, Indiana 22.2%
Lincoln Heights village, Ohio 21.9%
The Village of Indian Hill city, Ohio 21.2%
Fairfax village, Ohio 20.1%
Newtown village, Ohio 19.8%
Loveland Park CDP, Ohio 19.7%
Silverton city, Ohio 19.3%
New Miami village, Ohio 19.3%

Most new residents
Percent of residents in 2000 who were living outside the county in 1995

Area Percent
Oxford city, Ohio 64.4%
Deerfield township, Warren County, Ohio 44.3%
Mason city, Ohio 42.6%
Union city, Kentucky 41.6%
Burlington CDP, Boone County, Kentucky 40.0%
Springboro city, Ohio 37.9%
Florence city, Kentucky 37.7%
Oakbrook CDP, Boone County, Kentucky 35.6%
Hamilton township, Warren County, Ohio 35.6%
Liberty township, Butler County, Ohio 33.7%

Most German
Percent of residents declaring German ancestry (people were allowed to declare more than one ancestry)

Area Percent
Green township, Hamilton County, Ohio 55.1%
Delhi township, Hamilton County, Ohio 53.9%
Fruit Hill CDP in Anderson township, Hamilton County, Ohio 51.3%
Cold Spring city, Kentucky 50.7%
Fort Wright city, Kentucky 49.3%
Edgewood city, Kentucky 48.9%
Crosby township, Hamilton County, Ohio 48.9%
Miami township, Hamilton County, Ohio 48.2%
White Oak CDP in Colerain township, Hamilton County, Ohio 48.1%
Villa Hills city, Kentucky 47.5%

Rich fringe belies a bit faded center
Census has new richest community
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