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Valley Hi, Ohio
—  Village  —
Mad River Mountain, with subdivisions in the hills above
Location of Valley Hi, Ohio
Detailed map of Valley Hi
Coordinates: 40°18′45″N 83°40′46″W / 40.3125°N 83.67944°W / 40.3125; -83.67944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Logan
 - Total 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 - Land 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation [1] 1,270 ft (387 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 244
 - Density 370.4/sq mi (143.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-79226[2]
GNIS feature ID 1055101[1]

Valley Hi is a village in Logan County, Ohio, United States. The population was 244 at the 2000 census. The village is located nearby U.S. Route 33 and is about an hour northwest of Columbus.

The village is located in an area with some of the steepest terrain in normally flat Western Ohio and serves as home to the Mad River Mountain ski area. In fact, most of the village is located on top of a steep ridge (mountain, by some standards) and is actually located above the ski area, with many of the slopes circling one side of the village. Valley Hi has a distinct "Alpine" flavor with many of the streets named for European mountain locations and homes decorated in a Swiss chalet style.



Valley Hi is located at 40°18′45″N 83°40′46″W / 40.3125°N 83.67944°W / 40.3125; -83.67944 (40.312531, -83.679559)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 244 people, 97 households, and 65 families residing in the village. The population density was 370.4 people per square mile (142.7/km²). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 171.5/sq mi (66.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.95% White, 0.41% Native American, 0.41% Pacific Islander, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.

There were 97 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 11.9% from 18 to 24, 37.3% from 25 to 44, 16.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 106.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $43,125, and the median income for a family was $46,364. Males had a median income of $32,350 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,077. About 3.7% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


Due to its location at the top of the ridgeline, Valley Hi contains only a few winding streets. Moreover, it is not as easily accessed as some nearby towns, as the only road into the village is County Road 291. The nearest highway is U.S. Route 33, which is accessed by an interchange less than a mile from the village.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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