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Benton Ridge, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Benton Ridge is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hancock County at latitude 41.0042 and longitude -83.7927. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 791 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Benton Ridge 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 Benton Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Benton Ridge: Benton.

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


Total Population 313
Population in Households 313
Population in Familes 272
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 913
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 123
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (88.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 0.8%)
Median Home Value $177,381
Average Home Value $215,367


Median Household Income $66,569
Average Household Income $84,931
Per Capita Income $31,756
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.08% 0.88%
Households 1.39% 0.96%
Families 5.33% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.


Benton Ridge, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benton Ridge 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 # 980 19th
Population Density1 # 777 36th
Diversity Index2 # 426 65th
Median Household Income # 150 88th
Per Capita Income # 162 87th

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