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Rarden, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Rarden had a population of 162 as of July 1, 2020. Rarden 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 Rarden is located at latitude 38.9223 and longitude -83.2424 in Scioto County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rarden encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Scioto County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of Rarden (GNIS ID: 2399044) 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 Rarden is located within Township of Rarden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scioto County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rarden: Galena, Moccasin.


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


Total Population 162 (100%)
Population in Households 162 (100.0%)
Population in Families 135 (83.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 766
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $24,431
Average Household Income $39,605
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $14,880
Wealth Index5 28


Total HU (Housing Units) 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $72,368
Average Home Value $113,830
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 50
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 0.18% -0.12%
Households 0.14% 0.0%
Families 0.82% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


Rarden, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rarden 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 # 1135 7th
Population Density # 869 29th
Median Household Income # 1209 1st
Housing Affordability Index # 79 7th
Per Capita Income # 1208 1st
Diversity Index # 1076 12th

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