Risingsun, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 620. Estimated population in July 2005: 607 (-2.1% change)
Males: 285 (46.0%), Females: 335 (54.0%)

Wood County

Zip code: 43457

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $37,656 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,600 (year 2000)

Races in Risingsun:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (34.0%), United States (20.2%), Irish (6.6%), English (5.8%), French (5.3%), Polish (1.8%).

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Risingsun

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Risingsun village

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-6.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Risingsun:

  • FOSTORIA CITY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; FOSTORIA, OH)
  • WOOD COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; BOWLING GREEN, OH)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; TIFFIN, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Risingsun:

  • TOLEDO EXPRESS (about 34 miles; TOLEDO, OH; ID: TOL)
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 65 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
  • WILLOW RUN (about 67 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Risingsun:

  • FOSTORIA METROPOLITAN (about 7 miles; FOSTORIA, OH; ID: FZI)
  • WOOD COUNTY (about 16 miles; BOWLING GREEN, OH; ID: 1G0)
  • FREMONT (about 20 miles; FREMONT, OH; ID: 14G)
Amtrak station near Risingsun:

  • 9 miles: FOSTORIA (500 S. MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Risingsun:

  • BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 18 miles; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Full-time enrollment: 16,537)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF FINDLAY (about 23 miles; FINDLAY, OH; FT enrollment: 3,508)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO (about 31 miles; TOLEDO, OH; FT enrollment: 15,999)
  • OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-TOLEDO CAMPUS (about 32 miles; TOLEDO, OH; FT enrollment: 7,809)
  • OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; ADA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; YPSILANTI, MI; FT enrollment: 17,476)
  • HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 74 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 6,572)
Public primary/middle school in Risingsun:

  • LAKOTA CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 356 UNION ST; Grades: PK – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Risingsun:

  • RISINGSUN COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN (Students: 18; Location: 238 ST RT 23 PO BOX 57; Grades: KG – 10)