Arcanum, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Arcanum, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Arcanum had a population of 2,187 as of July 1, 2018. Arcanum ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Arcanum is located at latitude 39.9923 and longitude -84.5543 in Darke County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Arcanum (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Darke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,047 feet.

The Village of Arcanum (GNIS ID: 2397978) 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 Arcanum is located within Township of Twin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Darke County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arcanum: Smithville.

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Arcanum, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,187
Population in Households 2,187
Population in Familes 1,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,719
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $56,348
Average Household Income $66,741
Per Capita Income $27,951


Total Housing Units 982 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 605 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 315 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $120,856
Average Home Value $140,207


Total Households 921
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 632
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.37% -0.07%
Households 0.5% 0.0%
Families 0.53% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

Arcanum, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcanum to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 460 62nd
Population Density # 367 70th
Diversity Index # 1151 5th
Median Household Income # 466 62nd
Per Capita Income # 427 65th

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