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Sinking Spring, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Sinking Spring had a population of 131 as of July 1, 2016. Sinking Spring ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Sinking Spring is located at latitude 39.0747 and longitude -83.3871 in Highland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sinking Spring (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Highland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

The Village of Sinking Spring (GNIS ID: 2399826) 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 Sinking Spring is located within Township of Brushcreek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Highland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sinking Spring population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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

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Sinking Spring, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 131
Population in Households 129
Population in Familes 112
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 281
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 62 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $90,789
Average Home Value $125,000


Median Household Income $41,323
Average Household Income $54,967
Per Capita Income $19,457
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.31%
Households 0.0% -0.38%
Families 0.85% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.01%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
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 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1162 5th
Population Density1 # 1144 6th
Diversity Index2 # 1011 17th
Median Household Income # 869 29th
Per Capita Income # 1018 16th

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