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Orwell, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Orwell is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ashtabula County at latitude 41.5364 and longitude -80.8595. Ashtabula County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 889 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Orwell, but most people and references simply refer to it as Orwell, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Orwell indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Orwell: Leffingwell.

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Orwell, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,669
Population in Households 1,655
Population in Familes 1,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 849
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 648
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 464
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 469 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $118,908
Average Home Value $137,233


Median Household Income $41,212
Average Household Income $50,059
Per Capita Income $16,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% -0.14%
Households 0.22% -0.12%
Families 2.9% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 526 56th
Population Density1 # 821 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 556 53rd
Median Household Income # 851 29th
Per Capita Income # 1113 8th

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