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Ada, Ohio - Basic Facts

Ada is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Ada.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hardin County at latitude 40.7695 and longitude -83.8227. Hardin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 961 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Ada (see map) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ada: Johnsons Station, Johnstown.

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


Total Population 5,817
Population in Households 3,866
Population in Familes 2,510
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,951
Population Density1 2,799
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,709
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 847
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 799 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 910 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $116,441
Average Home Value $140,906


Median Household Income $33,098
Average Household Income $49,410
Per Capita Income $16,547
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.54% -0.12%
Households -0.27% -0.25%
Families 0.03% -0.6%
Median Household Income   4.29%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.


Ada, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ada 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 # 262 78th
Population Density1 # 105 91st
Diversity Index2 # 356 70th
Median Household Income # 1112 8th
Per Capita Income # 1132 6th

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