Coal Grove, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Coal Grove, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Coal Grove had a population of 2,095 as of July 1, 2018. 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 38.4922 and longitude -82.6358 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Coal Grove (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coal Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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

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


Total Population 2,095
Population in Households 2,063
Population in Familes 1,691
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 1,102
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $39,606
Average Household Income $48,598
Per Capita Income $19,177


Total Housing Units 888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 529 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $77,313
Average Home Value $86,792


Total Households 803
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 556
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.4% -0.47%
Households -0.44% -0.48%
Families -0.78% -0.62%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   3.43%

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, 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 # 471 61st
Population Density # 680 44th
Diversity Index # 1021 15th
Median Household Income # 1053 13th
Per Capita Income # 1123 8th

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