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The Village of Congress had a population of 199 as of July 1, 2020. Congress 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 Congress is located at latitude 40.9259 and longitude -82.0529 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Congress encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,161 feet.

The Village of Congress (GNIS ID: 2398617) 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 Congress is located within Township of Congress, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Congress: Congress Village, Waynesburg.


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


Total Population 199 (100%)
Population in Households 199 (100.0%)
Population in Families 170 (85.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,245
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $69,819
Average Household Income $83,436
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $30,095
Wealth Index5 91


Total HU (Housing Units) 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $191,071
Average Home Value $280,952
Housing Affordability Index3 235


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 53
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 0.71% 0.69%
Households 0.87% 0.83%
Families 0.97% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
Owner Occupied HU   0.65%


Congress, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Congress 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 # 1085 11th
Population Density # 604 50th
Median Household Income # 278 77th
Housing Affordability Index # 656 54th
Per Capita Income # 439 64th
Diversity Index # 1086 11th

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