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Atwater, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Atwater Census Designated Place had a population of 777 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Atwater is located at latitude 41.0283 and longitude -81.1571 in Portage County. The formal boundaries for the Atwater Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Portage County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The Atwater Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628859) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Atwater Census Designated Place is located within Township of Atwater, a minor civil division (MCD) of Portage County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Atwater 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 Atwater: Atwater Station.

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


Total Population 777
Population in Households 777
Population in Familes 657
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 923
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 205
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 202 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $93,407
Average Home Value $101,733


Median Household Income $46,611
Average Household Income $52,654
Per Capita Income $18,907
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.41%
Households 0.23% 0.36%
Families 0.0% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Atwater, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atwater 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 # 737 39th
Population Density1 # 774 36th
Diversity Index2 # 765 38th
Median Household Income # 689 43rd
Per Capita Income # 1065 12th

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