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Carey, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Carey had a population of 3,618 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Carey is located at latitude 40.9458 and longitude -83.3861 in Wyandot County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Carey (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wyandot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Village of Carey (GNIS ID: 2397553) 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 Carey is located within Township of Crawford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wyandot County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carey: Cary.

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Carey, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,618
Daytime Population: Workers 1,562
Daytime Population: Residents 1,807
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,369
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 3,612
Population in Familes 2,904
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,798
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $45,808
Average Household Income $55,176
Per Capita Income $23,164


Total Housing Units 1,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,038 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 489 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $113,787
Average Home Value $128,035


Total Households 1,527
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 989
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.24%
Households 0.05% -0.13%
Families 0.08% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Carey, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carey to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 353 71st
Population Density # 339 72nd
Diversity Index # 540 55th
Median Household Income # 804 34th
Per Capita Income # 754 38th

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