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Carey, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Carey had a population of 3,646 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Carey is located at latitude 40.9458 and longitude -83.3861 in Wyandot County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Carey (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wyandot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Village of Carey (GNIS ID: 2397553) 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 Carey is located within Township of Crawford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wyandot County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carey 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 Carey: Cary.

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


Total Population 3,646
Population in Households 3,641
Population in Familes 2,931
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,811
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,545
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,003
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,045 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 500 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $111,500
Average Home Value $122,180


Median Household Income $43,378
Average Household Income $52,725
Per Capita Income $22,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.17%
Households 0.25% 0.03%
Families 0.32% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.29%
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.

Carey, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carey 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 # 351 71st
Population Density1 # 333 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 509 58th
Median Household Income # 800 34th
Per Capita Income # 735 40th

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