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Risingsun, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Risingsun had a population of 709 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Risingsun is located at latitude 41.2671 and longitude -83.4269 in Wood County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Risingsun (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 715 feet.

The Village of Risingsun (GNIS ID: 2399082) 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 Risingsun is located within Township of Montgomery, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wood County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Risingsun population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Risingsun: Coon Town, Rising Sun, Saint Elms, Stony Battery.

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Risingsun, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 709
Population in Households 709
Population in Familes 583
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,245
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 260
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $90,805
Average Home Value $107,584


Median Household Income $42,019
Average Household Income $48,134
Per Capita Income $18,492
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.54% 1.85%
Households 2.56% 1.92%
Families 2.15% 1.77%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Risingsun, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Risingsun to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 761 37th
Population Density1 # 598 51st
Diversity Index2 # 333 73rd
Median Household Income # 842 31st
Per Capita Income # 1084 11th

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