Sitting just south of Mount Gilead, Marengo is a peaceful place far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. With a population less than 350 on.17 square miles of land, it is one of the smallest communities in Ohio. Despite that, you’ll never feel isolated. Enjoy the tranquility of Main Street or visit the shops and restaurants of the surrounding towns—it’s all yours, and Marengo is your oasis.
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Although people have been living in Marengo since the 1840s, it has never been a hectic place! Today, Marengo has just over 300 residents in 133 households and 92 families. The village features about 150 housing units. More than 95% of locals describe themselves as white; 3.5% of the population identify with two or more races. The median income for a household tops $35,000, reaching about $47,000 for families.
Marengo is small even by the standards of peaceful Ohio villages. With that in mind, there may be less than two dozen homes for sale at any given time. Likewise, the average price fluctuates based on market conditions. Homes may fetch as little as about $50,000 for a 3-bed, 2-bath or range beyond $220,000 for attractive, multi-story homes. Larger lots are at a premium. Local expertise is essential to buy and sell here! Browse the newest real estate listings in Marengo, OH.
The Highland Local School District serves Marengo with a local elementary school, middle school, and high school. Children ages three and up may be considered for an integrated preschool program. This highly rated half-day program runs from Monday through Thursday. Local students benefit from a wide variety of educational options, from leading occupational and tech schools to Ohio State University. Central Ohio Technical College has its Knox Campus in nearby Mt. Vernon. Gambier-based Kenyon College has facilities there as well. Find homes for sale in Marengo by school district.
Many people in and around Marengo are employed by Morrow County Hospital, found just fifteen minutes away in Mount Gilead. The region has traditionally been a haven for small manufacturing, construction, and shipping firms. Across the area, Glen-Gery Brick, Fishburn Services, Marengo Fabricated Steel, and Ringler, Inc. are large employers. State Road 61 makes it easy for locals employed outside Marengo to commute to cities like Bellville, Lexington, and economic hub Mansfield, 40 minutes north.
Columbus—Ohio’s state capital and largest city, is found about half an hour south of Marengo. A thriving metropolis that maintains a welcoming Ohio culture, it offers plenty of opportunities for those who want to access the high-tech or financial sectors.
In Marengo, you are just a short hop to major Ohio attractions. The Ohio Bird Sanctuary and Kingwood Center Gardens are both in Mansfield. To the south, you’ll find Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Marengo is truly unique in that, as serene as it is, the world-class amenities of Ohio’s leading cities are always available to you. You can have a special weekend or day trip any time.
Marengo appeals to many different buyers, from growing families to retirees. Its prime location and “away from it all” feeling makes it a great place to set down roots. Haring Realty can help you do it. Our experts bring decades of real estate experience to every transaction. Our dedication to quality service means we work with you to truly understand your goals and needs. Marengo may be small, and homes there sometimes move fast—but it’s never been easier to find your dream home than it is with Haring Realty. Contact us to find out more today.