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Rittman, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Rittman is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wayne County at latitude 40.9734 and longitude -81.7846. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 981 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Rittman 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rittman: Milton Station, New Prospect, Ritman, Rittman Station, Shinersburg.

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


Total Population 6,444
Population in Households 6,369
Population in Familes 5,225
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 1,002
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 2,543
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,747
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,652 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 892 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 259 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $96,733
Average Home Value $108,142


Median Household Income $42,863
Average Household Income $50,782
Per Capita Income $19,967
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.07%
Households -0.04% -0.01%
Families -0.21% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Rittman, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rittman 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 # 245 80th
Population Density1 # 738 39th
Diversity Index2 # 699 43rd
Median Household Income # 801 34th
Per Capita Income # 921 24th

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