Scio, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Scio, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Scio had a population of 848 as of July 1, 2015. Scio ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Scio is located at latitude 40.399 and longitude -81.0882 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Scio (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 997 feet.

The Village of Scio (GNIS ID: 2399773) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Scio is located within Township of North, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scio population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Scio: New Market.

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Scio, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 848
Population in Households 847
Population in Familes 688
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,523
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 359
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 235
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 252 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $85,227
Average Home Value $101,892


Median Household Income $30,482
Average Household Income $40,233
Per Capita Income $16,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.03% 1.42%
Households 1.97% 1.36%
Families 3.72% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.25%
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.


Scio, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scio to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 717 41st
Population Density1 # 450 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 1131 6th
Median Household Income # 1155 4th
Per Capita Income # 1140 5th

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