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Gambier, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Gambier had a population of 2,436 as of July 1, 2019. Gambier ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Gambier is located at latitude 40.3756 and longitude -82.3971 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Gambier encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,076 feet.

The Village of Gambier (GNIS ID: 2398940) 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 Gambier is located within Township of College, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.


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Gambier, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gambier, OH Housing Affordability Index is 143
State of Ohio Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Gambier, OH Wealth Index is 67
State of Ohio Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,436 (100%)
Population in Households 988 (40.6%)
Population in Families 482 (19.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,448 (59.4%)
Population Density 2,604
Diversity Index2 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,121
Average Household Income $80,541
Per Capita Income $14,986
Wealth Index4 67

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (40.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 195 (50.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Housing Affordability Index3 143
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 352
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.2% 0.16%
Households 0.28% 0.39%
Families 1.68% 0.14%
Median Household Income   -0.85%
Per Capita Income   0.15%

Gambier, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gambier to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 436 64th
Population Density # 135 89th
Diversity Index # 224 82nd
Median Household Income # 283 77th
Per Capita Income # 1209 1st

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