Amelia, Ohio is a small village with a population of about 2,100 people. It is located in Clermont County, approximately 25 miles east of Cincinnati. The climate in Amelia is typical for the Midwest with hot summers and cold winters.
The history of Amelia goes back to the late 1700s when it was first settled by German immigrants. The village was named after Amelia Cramblett who was an early settler in the area. In 1836, Amelia was incorporated as a village and has remained so ever since.
Politically, Amelia has been a Republican stronghold since its incorporation and has consistently voted Republican in all elections.
The economy of Amelia is largely driven by local businesses such as restaurants, shops, and small manufacturing firms. There are also some larger employers such as Walmart that employ many people from the area.
Amelia is served by the West Clermont Local School District which consists of five elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. The school district offers its students a wide range of educational opportunities including advanced placement classes and extracurricular activities such as sports teams and band programs.
Some of the landmarks in Amelia include the historic Clermont County Courthouse which dates back to 1845, the Clermont County Historical Society Museum which showcases artifacts from throughout Clermont County’s history, and several parks including Batavia Park which features walking trails and picnic areas for visitors to enjoy.
Population: 2,752. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,481 (+26.5% change)
Males: 1,296 (47.1%), Females: 1,456 (52.9%)
Zip code: 45102
Median resident age: 29.1 years
Median household income: $44,900
Median house value: $111,300
Races in Amelia:
- White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
- Two or more races (1.6%)
- Hispanic (1.3%)
- Other race (0.7%)
- American Indian (0.7%)
- Black (0.6%)
Ancestries: German (30.1%), Irish (16.5%), United States (16.0%), English (8.2%), Italian (4.4%), Dutch (2.0%).
Elevation: 880 feet
Land area: 1.4 square miles
Amelia, Ohio is a small village in Clermont County. It has a population of 3,851 people according to the 2010 census. The median age of the population is 43 years old and the median household income is $53,074. The village has grown by almost 5% since 2000 and is projected to continue growing.
The cost of living in Amelia, Ohio is relatively low compared to other cities and towns in the area. The average cost for housing is approximately $200,000 for a single family home and $1,000 for a two-bedroom apartment. Groceries are also relatively inexpensive with an average grocery bill of around $30 per week for a family of four. Utilities such as electricity and water are also relatively affordable with prices averaging around $100 per month depending on usage. Additionally, Amelia has many affordable restaurants that serve traditional American cuisine as well as international dishes. Retail options are limited but there are several stores within the town limits that provide basic goods and services at reasonable prices.
For population 25 years and over in Amelia
- High school or higher: 83.5%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.8%
- Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
- Unemployed: 3.4%
- Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Amelia village
- Never married: 23.3%
- Now married: 58.1%
- Separated: 1.8%
- Widowed: 5.6%
- Divorced: 11.3%
1.9% Foreign born
Population change in the 1990s: +744 (+37.1%).
Hospitals/medical centers near Amelia:
- CLERMONT MERCY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; BATAVIA, OH)
- MERCY HOSPITAL ANDERSON (about 8 miles; CINCINNATI, OH)
- ST LUKE HOSP EAST (about 17 miles; FORT THOMAS, KY)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Amelia:
- CINCINNATI MUNI AIRPORT LUNKEN FIELD (about 15 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Abbreviation: LUK)
- CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 30 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; Abbreviation: CVG)
- AIRBORNE AIRPARK (about 41 miles; WILMINGTON, OH; Abbreviation: ILN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Amelia:
- CLERMONT COUNTY (about 3 miles; BATAVIA, OH; Abbreviation: I69)
- MAYS (about 12 miles; NEWTOWN, OH; Abbreviation: 1W4)
- CINCINNATI-BLUE ASH (about 18 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Abbreviation: ISZ)
Colleges and Universities
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amelia:
- NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Full-time enrollment: 9,668)
- UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 18 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
- XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,977)
- UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-MAIN CAMPUS (about 24 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 22,355)
- CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
- MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 49 miles; OXFORD, OH; Full-time enrollment: 15,704)
- UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON (about 49 miles; DAYTON, OH; Full-time enrollment: 8,819)
Public primary/middle schools in Amelia:
- AMELIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 628; Location: 5 E MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 05)
- HOLLY HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 3520 STATE ROUTE 132; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Amelia:
- ST BERNADETTE SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 1453 LOCUST LAKE RD; Grades: KG – 8)
- HAMLET S D A ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: 3353 HIGHWAY 132; Grades: 4 – 8)