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Coal Grove, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Coal Grove had a population of 2,073 as of July 1, 2020. Coal Grove 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 Coal Grove is located at latitude 38.5034 and longitude -82.6471 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Coal Grove encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 571 feet.

The Village of Coal Grove (GNIS ID: 2398587) 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 Coal Grove is located within Township of Upper, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coal Grove: Coalgrove, Petersburg, Petersburgh.


Coal Grove, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 2,073 (100%)
Population in Households 2,041 (98.5%)
Population in Families 1,659 (80.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 32 ( 1.5%)
Population Density 1,090
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $37,317
Average Household Income $47,470
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $18,432
Wealth Index5 37


Total HU (Housing Units) 869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 504 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 289 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $85,577
Average Home Value $116,369
Housing Affordability Index3 267


Total Households 793
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 546
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.42% -0.5%
Households -0.48% -0.56%
Families -0.8% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
Owner Occupied HU   -1.1%


Coal Grove, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coal Grove to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 473 61st
Population Density # 683 44th
Median Household Income # 1114 8th
Housing Affordability Index # 884 73rd
Per Capita Income # 1168 4th
Diversity Index # 1055 13th

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