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Castalia, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Castalia had a population of 843 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Castalia is located at latitude 41.4043 and longitude -82.8016 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Castalia (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

The Village of Castalia (GNIS ID: 2397573) 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 Castalia is located within Township of Margaretta, a minor civil division (MCD) of Erie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Castalia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Castalia: Cestalia, Cold Creek, Cold Spring, Margaretta.

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Castalia, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 843
Daytime Population: Workers 220
Daytime Population: Residents 369
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 589
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 843
Population in Familes 714
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 807
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $56,667
Average Household Income $83,753
Per Capita Income $34,101


Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 280 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $150,291
Average Home Value $157,206


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 252
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.15% -0.26%
Households 0.04% -0.17%
Families 0.73% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Castalia, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Castalia to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 715 41st
Population Density # 846 30th
Diversity Index # 448 63rd
Median Household Income # 410 66th
Per Capita Income # 164 87th

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