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The Village of Alger had a population of 908 as of July 1, 2017. Alger ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alger is located at latitude 40.7094 and longitude -83.844 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Alger (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hardin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 974 feet.

The Village of Alger (GNIS ID: 2397930) 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 Alger is located within Township of Marion, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hardin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alger 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 Alger: Jagger, Preston.

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


Total Population 908
Daytime Population: Workers 92
Daytime Population: Residents 545
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 637
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 908
Population in Familes 748
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,188
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $43,265
Average Household Income $52,067
Per Capita Income $20,382


Total Housing Units 428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $83,882
Average Home Value $129,320


Total Households 364
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 251
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 0.75% 0.33%
Households 0.66% 0.27%
Families 1.09% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Alger, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alger 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 # 685 44th
Population Density # 73 94th
Diversity Index # 719 41st
Median Household Income # 881 28th
Per Capita Income # 1027 16th

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