Hockingport, OH Community Profile: Data

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Hockingport, Ohio - Basic Facts

Hockingport is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Hockingport Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Athens County at latitude 39.1881 and longitude -81.7518. Athens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Hockingport Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hockingport: Fort Gower, Hocking, Hocking City, Hocking Port, Hockingsport, Troy.

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


Total Population 209
Population in Households 208
Population in Familes 172
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 491
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $143,333
Average Home Value $173,171


Median Household Income $39,394
Average Household Income $51,176
Per Capita Income $21,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.33% -0.19%
Households 0.0% -0.2%
Families 5.22% -0.28%
Median Household Income   5.0%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.


Hockingport, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hockingport 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 # 1069 11th
Population Density1 # 1024 15th
Diversity Index2 # 1004 16th
Median Household Income # 918 24th
Per Capita Income # 717 41st

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