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The Village of Fort Shawnee had a population of 6,418 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Shawnee ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Shawnee is located at latitude 40.6813 and longitude -84.1498 in Allen County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Fort Shawnee (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Allen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

The Village of Fort Shawnee (GNIS ID: 2745893) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Fort Shawnee is located within Township of Shawnee, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allen County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Shawnee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Fort Shawnee, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,418
Population in Households 6,318
Population in Familes 5,417
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density1 675
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 2,543
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,871
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,637 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,112 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 432 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $134,219
Average Home Value $177,440


Median Household Income $59,331
Average Household Income $78,312
Per Capita Income $31,124
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.06%
Households 0.29% 0.16%
Families -0.08% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fort Shawnee, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Shawnee to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 248 80th
Population Density1 # 921 24th
Diversity Index2 # 309 75th
Median Household Income # 265 78th
Per Capita Income # 191 84th

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