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Orwell, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Orwell had a population of 1,678 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Orwell is located at latitude 41.5364 and longitude -80.8595 in Ashtabula County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Orwell (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ashtabula County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 889 feet.

The Village of Orwell (GNIS ID: 2399589) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orwell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Orwell: Leffingwell.

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Orwell, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,678
Population in Households 1,663
Population in Familes 1,398
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 854
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 651
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 464
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 468 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 182 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $124,088
Average Home Value $138,782


Median Household Income $39,179
Average Household Income $49,435
Per Capita Income $16,691
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% -0.08%
Households 0.27% -0.09%
Families 2.34% -0.26%
Median Household Income   4.39%
Per Capita Income   3.1%
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.

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Orwell, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orwell to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 525 56th
Population Density1 # 820 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 561 54th
Median Household Income # 924 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1132 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.