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Alger, Ohio - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hardin County at latitude 40.7062 and longitude -83.8438. Hardin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 974 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Alger (see map) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alger: Jagger, Preston.

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Alger, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alger 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 # 698 42nd
Population Density1 # 74 94th
Diversity Index2 # 694 42nd
Median Household Income # 815 32nd
Per Capita Income # 833 31st

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 896
Population in Households 896
Population in Familes 738
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,146
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 364
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 273 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $92,448
Average Home Value $114,103
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,231
Average Household Income $52,245
Per Capita Income $20,736
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.97% 0.44%
Households 1.13% 0.38%
Families 1.87% 0.24%
Median Household Income   3.86%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

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