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Otway, Ohio - Basic Facts

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The Village of Otway had a population of 87 as of July 1, 2017. Otway ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Otway is located at latitude 38.8649 and longitude -83.1882 in Scioto County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Otway (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Scioto County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Village of Otway (GNIS ID: 2399599) 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 Otway is located within Township of Brush Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scioto County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Otway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Otway: Otaway, Ottway.

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Otway, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 87
Daytime Population: Workers 30
Daytime Population: Residents 56
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 86
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 87
Population in Familes 74
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 427
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $32,496
Average Household Income $46,226
Per Capita Income $16,917


Total Housing Units 52 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $85,345


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.46%
Households 0.0% -0.52%
Families 1.52% -0.7%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Otway, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otway to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1193 2nd
Population Density # 1058 13th
Diversity Index # 759 37th
Median Household Income # 1162 4th
Per Capita Income # 1174 3rd

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