Oakwood, OH 45873 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 45873: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakwood, OH 45873

Acceptable Alternative
Melrose, OH 45873

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 42
  • Single Family Addresses: 827
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Paulding County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.097, Longitude -84.404
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 45873 has segments in 2 Counties (Paulding, Putnam).

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Oakwood, OH 45873 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,486
Population in Households 2,486
Population in Familes 2,095
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 982
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 711
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 792 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 190 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 204 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $91,844
Average Home Value $119,602


Median Household Income $44,695
Average Household Income $52,964
Per Capita Income $20,922
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.96% -0.82%
Households -0.71% -0.62%
Families -0.89% -0.74%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.

Oakwood, OH 45873 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 45873 to the other 1,168 ZIP Codes 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 # 738 37th
Population Density1 # 1011 13th
Diversity Index2 # 457 61st
Median Household Income # 730 38th
Per Capita Income # 854 27th

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