Piqua, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 20,738. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,883 (+0.7% change)
Males: 9,905 (47.8%), Females: 10,833 (52.2%)

Miami County

Zip code: 45356

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $35,681 (year 2000)
Median house value: $84,000 (year 2000)

Races in Piqua:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.8%)
  • Black (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (28.2%), United States (14.7%), Irish (10.7%), English (8.2%), French (4.2%), Dutch (2.8%).

Elevation: 869 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Piqua

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Piqua city

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-0.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Piqua:

  • UPPER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; TROY, OH)
  • WILSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; SIDNEY, OH)
  • GRANDVIEW HOSPITAL & MEDICAL C (about 25 miles; DAYTON, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Piqua:

  • JAMES M COX DAYTON INTL (about 18 miles; DAYTON, OH; ID: DAY)
  • SPRINGFIELD-BECKLEY MUNI (about 36 miles; SPRINGFIELD, OH; ID: SGH)
  • AIRBORNE AIRPARK (about 60 miles; WILMINGTON, OH; ID: ILN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Piqua:

  • PIQUA AIRPORT- HARTZELL FIELD (about 4 miles; PIQUA, OH; ID: I17)
  • SIDNEY MUNI (about 9 miles; SIDNEY, OH; ID: I12)
  • WACO FIELD (about 12 miles; TROY, OH; ID: 1WF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Piqua:

  • EDISON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,686; Location: 1973 EDISON DR; Public; Website: www.edison.cc.oh.us)
  • UPPER VALLEY JOINT VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 234; Location: 8811 CAREER DR; Public)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piqua:

  • SINCLAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; DAYTON, OH; Full-time enrollment: 10,577)
  • WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 28 miles; DAYTON, OH; FT enrollment: 11,734)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON (about 29 miles; DAYTON, OH; FT enrollment: 8,819)
  • WITTENBERG UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; SPRINGFIELD, OH; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; CEDARVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; ADA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 57 miles; OXFORD, OH; FT enrollment: 15,704)

Schools

Public high schools in Piqua:

  • PIQUA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,265; Location: 1 INDIAN TRL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • UPPER VALLEY (Location: 8811 CAREER DR; Grades: 08 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Piqua:

  • PIQUA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 657; Location: 1 TOMAHAWK TRL; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • NICKLIN LEARNING CENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 383; Location: 818 NICKLIN AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FAVORITE HILL PRIMARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 950 SOUTH ST; Grades: KG – 03)
  • WILDER INTERMEDIATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 1120 NICKLIN AVE; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • WASHINGTON INTERMEDIATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 800 N SUNSET DR; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • HIGH STREET PRIMARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 1249 W HIGH ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • SPRINGCREEK PRIMARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 145 E US ROUTE 36; Grades: 01 – 03)
  • BENNETT INTERMEDIATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 233; Location: 625 S MAIN ST; Grades: 04 – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Piqua:

  • PIQUA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 503 WEST NORTH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • NICHOLAS SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: 710 S MAIN ST; Grades: UG – UG)
  • PIQUA S D A SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 4020 W STATE ROUTE 185; Grades: 2 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Piqua:

  • FLESH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $935,863; Location: 124 W. GREENE ST.; 124,032 books; 5,232 audio materials; 5,112 video materials; 162 serial subscriptions)