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Coal Grove, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Coal Grove had a population of 2,131 as of July 1, 2016. Coal Grove 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 Coal Grove is located at latitude 38.4922 and longitude -82.6358 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Coal Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 571 feet.

The Village of Coal Grove (GNIS ID: 2398587) 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 Coal Grove is located within Township of Upper, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coal Grove 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 Coal Grove: Coalgrove, Petersburg, Petersburgh.

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


Total Population 2,131
Population in Households 2,099
Population in Familes 1,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 1,121
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 813
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 565
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 501 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 312 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $69,292
Average Home Value $77,545


Median Household Income $36,697
Average Household Income $45,321
Per Capita Income $17,863
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.21%
Households -0.39% -0.27%
Families -0.77% -0.43%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Coal Grove, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coal Grove 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 # 467 62nd
Population Density1 # 671 45th
Diversity Index2 # 1068 12th
Median Household Income # 1048 14th
Per Capita Income # 1113 8th

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