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Hanging Rock, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Hanging Rock had a population of 204 as of July 1, 2016. Hanging Rock 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 Hanging Rock is located at latitude 38.56 and longitude -82.7276 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hanging Rock (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 538 feet.

The Village of Hanging Rock (GNIS ID: 2398238) 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 Hanging Rock is located within Township of Hamilton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

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

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


Total Population 204
Population in Households 204
Population in Familes 168
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 367
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $89,773
Average Home Value $127,632


Median Household Income $40,211
Average Household Income $51,212
Per Capita Income $20,225
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.27% -0.7%
Households -1.4% -0.7%
Families -1.47% -0.99%
Median Household Income   0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Hanging Rock, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanging Rock 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 # 1082 11th
Population Density1 # 1091 10th
Diversity Index2 # 1157 4th
Median Household Income # 910 25th
Per Capita Income # 944 22nd

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