Cardington, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Cardington, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Cardington had a population of 2,042 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Cardington is located at latitude 40.498 and longitude -82.8936 in Morrow County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cardington (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morrow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,007 feet.

The Village of Cardington (GNIS ID: 2397552) 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 Cardington is located within Township of Cardington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morrow County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cardington: Carding.

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


Total Population 2,042
Population in Households 2,030
Population in Familes 1,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 1,018
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $42,148
Average Household Income $57,000
Per Capita Income $21,932


Total Housing Units 911 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 515 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $108,588
Average Home Value $119,396


Total Households 790
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 539
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.03% 0.16%
Households -0.03% 0.15%
Families 0.3% 0.04%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   3.64%

Cardington, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cardington 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 # 479 61st
Population Density # 726 40th
Diversity Index # 891 27th
Median Household Income # 980 19th
Per Capita Income # 952 22nd

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