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Sinking Spring, Ohio - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Highland County at latitude 39.0728 and longitude -83.3869. Highland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Sinking Spring (see map) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sinking Spring: Middletown, Sinking Springs.

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


Total Population 131
Population in Households 130
Population in Familes 112
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 281
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 62 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $102,778
Average Home Value $127,907


Median Household Income $35,781
Average Household Income $49,473
Per Capita Income $17,403
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.36% -0.15%
Households -0.45% 0.0%
Families 1.25% -0.52%
Median Household Income   4.56%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.


Sinking Spring, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sinking Spring 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 # 1157 4th
Population Density1 # 1134 6th
Diversity Index2 # 1096 10th
Median Household Income # 1052 13th
Per Capita Income # 1093 9th

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