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Bascom, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Bascom Census Designated Place had a population of 376 as of July 1, 2020. Bascom ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bascom is located at latitude 41.1328 and longitude -83.2852 in Seneca County. The formal boundaries for the Bascom Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Seneca County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Bascom Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628862) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bascom Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hopewell, a minor civil division (MCD) of Seneca County.


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


Total Population 376 (100%)
Population in Households 376 (100.0%)
Population in Families 322 (85.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 248
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $75,248
Average Household Income $81,473
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $31,871
Wealth Index5 80


Total HU (Housing Units) 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $148,718
Average Home Value $160,913
Housing Affordability Index3 321


Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 110
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 -0.36% -0.27%
Households -0.2% -0.14%
Families -0.35% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.32%


Bascom, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bascom 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 # 933 23rd
Population Density # 1165 4th
Median Household Income # 221 82nd
Housing Affordability Index # 1115 92nd
Per Capita Income # 348 71st
Diversity Index # 539 56th

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