Eaton, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Eaton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Eaton had a population of 8,563 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Eaton is located at latitude 39.7511 and longitude -84.6345 in Preble County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eaton (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Preble County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

The City of Eaton (GNIS ID: 1086845) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 8,563
Population in Households 8,295
Population in Familes 6,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 268
Population Density2 1,366
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $51,122
Average Household Income $65,172
Per Capita Income $26,927


Total Housing Units 3,932 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,233 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,328 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 370 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $98,365
Average Home Value $132,263


Total Households 3,562
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,245
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 0.22% -0.06%
Households 0.25% -0.02%
Families 0.35% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Eaton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eaton 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 # 203 83rd
Population Density # 537 56th
Diversity Index # 561 54th
Median Household Income # 694 43rd
Per Capita Income # 491 60th

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