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Blanchester, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Blanchester is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clinton County at latitude 39.2931 and longitude -83.9888. Clinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 968 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Blanchester 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 Blanchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 4,322
Population in Households 4,227
Population in Familes 3,499
Population in Group Qrtrs 95
Population Density1 1,042
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,674
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,151
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,860 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,097 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 578 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $89,395
Average Home Value $107,475


Median Household Income $40,651
Average Household Income $51,724
Per Capita Income $20,042
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.33%
Households 0.54% 0.38%
Families 0.79% 0.16%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.

Blanchester, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanchester 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 # 312 74th
Population Density1 # 716 41st
Diversity Index2 # 998 17th
Median Household Income # 872 28th
Per Capita Income # 913 24th

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