Empire, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Empire, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Empire had a population of 312 as of July 1, 2016. Empire 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 Empire is located at latitude 40.5117 and longitude -80.6261 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Empire (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Village of Empire (GNIS ID: 2398831) 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 Empire is located within Township of Knox, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Empire 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 Empire: Empire City, McCays, McCoys, McCoys Station, Olive City, Shanghai, Stumptown.

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


Total Population 312
Population in Households 312
Population in Familes 249
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,039
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 124
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $75,714
Average Home Value $86,413


Median Household Income $42,374
Average Household Income $55,153
Per Capita Income $23,796
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.19%
Households 0.66% 0.16%
Families -0.8% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.

Empire, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Empire 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 # 982 19th
Population Density1 # 723 41st
Diversity Index2 # 1049 13th
Median Household Income # 828 32nd
Per Capita Income # 589 52nd

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