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Wilkesville, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Wilkesville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Vinton County at latitude 39.0765 and longitude -82.3266. Vinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Wilkesville 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 Wilkesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilkesville: Wilkes, Wilksville.

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


Total Population 145
Population in Households 145
Population in Familes 118
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 496
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 78 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $80,882
Average Home Value $93,636


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $40,661
Per Capita Income $17,294
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.64% -0.42%
Households -0.34% -0.3%
Families 1.6% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.


Wilkesville, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilkesville 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 # 1139 5th
Population Density1 # 1022 15th
Diversity Index2 # 761 37th
Median Household Income # 1082 10th
Per Capita Income # 1099 9th

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