Cardington, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,849. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,992 (+7.7% change)
Males: 884 (47.8%), Females: 965 (52.2%)

Morrow County

Zip code: 43315

Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $30,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,200 (year 2000)

Races in Cardington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (19.3%), United States (19.3%), English (10.9%), Irish (8.3%), French (2.2%), Dutch (2.0%).

Elevation: 1014 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cardington

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cardington village

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+3.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cardington:

  • MORROW CO HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (about 10 miles; MOUNT GILEAD, OH)
  • GALION COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; GALION, OH)
  • MARION GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; MARION, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cardington:

  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: OSU)
  • MANSFIELD LAHM REGIONAL (about 35 miles; MANSFIELD, OH; ID: MFD)
  • PORT COLUMBUS INTL (about 36 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: CMH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cardington:

  • MORROW COUNTY (about 4 miles; MOUNT GILEAD, OH; ID: 4I9)
  • MARION MUNI (about 13 miles; MARION, OH; ID: MNN)
  • PORT BUCYRUS-CRAWFORD COUNTY (about 20 miles; BUCYRUS, OH; ID: 17G)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cardington:

  • OTTERBEIN COLLEGE (about 27 miles; WESTERVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,226)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 36 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 42,666)
  • CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 38 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 2,999)
  • COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 10,583)
  • FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,101)

Schools

Public high school in Cardington:

  • CARDINGTON-LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 349 CHESTERVILLE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cardington:

  • CARDINGTON-LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 121 NICHOLS ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CARDINGTON-LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 349 CHESTERVILLE AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CARDINGTON LOCAL DIGITAL (Location: 121 NICHOLS ST; Grades: N – N )

Libraries

Library in Cardington:

  • CARDINGTON-LINCOLN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $324,011; Location: 128 E. MAIN ST.; 30,769 books; 306 audio materials; 1,202 video materials; 85 serial subscriptions)