Zip Code 45843 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameForest
Zip Code StateOhio
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Hardin
Secondary County: Wyandot
Area Code419 / 567
Current Population:3701
Racial Majority:White 98.65%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$47847
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51290
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range850 - 909 ft.
Area95 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.78112300, -83.53500200

Zip Code 45843 Description

Zip Code 45843 is located in the state of Ohio in the Columbus, OH metro area. Zip code 45843 is primarily located in Hardin County. Portions of 45843 are also located in Wyandot County. The official US Postal Service name for 45843 is FOREST, Ohio. Portions of zip code 45843 are contained within or border the city limits of Forest, OH, Patterson, OH, . Zip code 45843 is within area code 419 and area code 567. 45843 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Ohio.

The current unemployment level in 45843 is 4.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 45843 decreased to 3701 from 3730 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 45843 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 45843 public schools is . % of students in 45843 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4087 98.65% 3609 +13%
 Black Or African American 12 0.29% 13 -8%
 Hispanic 19 0.46% 47 -60%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0.07% 1 +200%
 Two Or More Races 26 0.53% 26 -15%

Zip Code 45843 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 45843 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population37013730
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households1405
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47847
Income Under $50K Per Year52.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.00%
45843 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Ohio District 5Bob LattaRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$68786
Average Real Estate Sale Price$54600
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 55a - Clayey High Lime Till Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 45843 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16192838495862605341322240
Avg Max Temp (°F)32364760718084827663493760
Avg Precip (In.)2.251.942.693.413.893.814.013.512.912.282.962.7136.38
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours