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Otway, Ohio - Basic Facts

Otway is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Otway.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Scioto County at latitude 38.8665 and longitude -83.1874. Scioto County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Otway (see map) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Otway: Otaway, Ottway.

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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, 2014 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 # 1185 2nd
Population Density1 # 1053 13th
Diversity Index2 # 904 25th
Median Household Income # 1106 8th
Per Capita Income # 1151 4th

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


Otway, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 87
Population in Households 87
Population in Familes 74
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 427
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 52 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $76,667


Median Household Income $33,435
Average Household Income $42,930
Per Capita Income $16,132
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.23%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.6% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

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