Demographics

Population Tiffin (County Seat) 18,135 – 2000 Census Seneca County 58,683 – 2000 Census (Predominate Nationality – 96.2 American Born)

Area

Six (6) square miles

 

Assessed Personal Property & Real Estate Tax Valuation

City of Tiffin – $266,075,332 Seneca Co. – $897,889,381

 

Real Estate Tax Rate

67.05 mills – on 35% of appraised value

 

Sales Tax

7.0 percent

 

Bond Rating

A-3

 

Housing Units

City – 7,862 County – 23,692

 

Altitude

777 Ft. Above sea level

 

Climate

Mean Annual Temperature – 50.67 F. Average Rainfall – 33-36 inches

 

Miles of Paved Streets

44

Miles of Sewers

65

 

Miles of Water Mains

85

Form of Government

Mayor – Council, Charter Form Office Facilities – City Municipal Building completed in 1940 – Updated to ADA Standards 1993. Valuation $5,000,000.00. In 1960 the City purchased the adjacent business building which now serves as an annex to the City Hall. Purchase price $60,000.00. These buildings house all municipal offices plus the Fire and Police Departments. The city also operates a #2 Fire Station located at North Washington St. and Second Ave.

Police Department

27 Police officers with a central station and 13 pieces of motor equipment, K9 unit and METRICH Drug Task Force.

 

Fire Department

38 Full-time Fire/EMS: 2 Stations, 4 Engines, 3 Ambulances, 2 Ladder Trucks, 1 Hazardous Materials Trailer, 2 Rescue Boats, and 3 Command Vehicles.

 

*NOTE – Tiffin has a Class 4 Insurance rate