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Otway, Ohio - Basic Facts

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The Village of Otway had a population of 88 as of July 1, 2015. Otway 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 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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Otway: Otaway, Ottway.

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Otway, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 88
Population in Households 88
Population in Familes 75
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 431
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 52 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $59,375
Average Home Value $73,276


Median Household Income $28,398
Average Household Income $42,013
Per Capita Income $15,606
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.0%
Households 0.48% 0.0%
Families 2.76% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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.


Otway, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otway to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1183 2nd
Population Density1 # 1049 13th
Diversity Index2 # 940 22nd
Median Household Income # 1178 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1163 3rd

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