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Port Washington, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Port Washington is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tuscarawas County at latitude 40.3268 and longitude -81.5191. Tuscarawas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Port Washington, but most people and references simply refer to it as Port Washington, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Port Washington indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Port Washington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Washington: Salem, Salisbury.

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


Total Population 577
Population in Households 577
Population in Familes 501
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,122
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $98,214
Average Home Value $122,470


Median Household Income $37,132
Average Household Income $50,679
Per Capita Income $19,507
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.33% 0.28%
Households 0.56% 0.37%
Families 0.0% 0.24%
Median Household Income   4.51%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.

Port Washington, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Washington 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 # 806 33rd
Population Density1 # 669 45th
Diversity Index2 # 1045 14th
Median Household Income # 1001 17th
Per Capita Income # 970 20th

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