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ZIP Code Hot Spots

Lead Astray: ZIP Code Hot Spots

May 3, 2004

EWG identified 224 zip codes in 51 counties that contain neighborhoods where more than five percent of children under age six are lead poisoned based on the current 10 ug/dL standard.

Underlined zip codes also appear in the Ohio Department of Health list of High Risk Zip Codes requiring blood lead testing.

County
(City)
ZIP Codes Containing High Risk Neighborhoods
ALLEN45801, 45804, 45805
ASHTABULA44004
ATHENS43730, 43766, 45732, 45764
BELMONT43906, 43935
BUTLER45011, 45013, 45015, 45042, 45044, 45056
CLARK45502, 45503, 45504, 45505, 45506
CLERMONT45106
COLUMBIANA43920
CUYAHOGA
(Cleveland)
44102, 44103, 44104, 44105, 44106, 44107, 44108, 44109, 44110, 44111, 44112, 44113, 44114, 44115, 44117, 44118, 44119, 44120, 44121, 44125, 44127, 44128, 44135, 44142, 44144
ERIE44870
FAIRFIELD43130
FAYETTE43160
FRANKLIN
(Columbus)
43081, 43201, 43202, 43203, 43204, 43205, 43206, 43207, 43209, 43210, 43211, 43215, 43219, 43222, 43223
GEAUGA44021, 44062
GREENE45385
GUERNSEY43725
HAMILTON
(Cincinnati)
45030, 45202, 45203, 45204, 45205, 45206, 45207, 45208, 45210, 45211, 45212, 45214, 45215, 45216, 45217, 45219, 45220, 45221, 45223, 45224, 45225, 45226, 45229, 45230, 45232, 45233, 45237, 45238
HANCOCK45840
HARRISON43907, 43950
HIGHLAND45133
HOCKING43138
HURON44890
JEFFERSON43903, 43908, 43938, 43952, 43953, 43964
LAKE44077, 44095
LAWRENCE45638
LICKING43055, 43056
LORAIN44035, 44052, 44054, 44055
LUCAS
(Toledo)
43602, 43604, 43605, 43606, 43607, 43608, 43609, 43610, 43611, 43612, 43614, 43616, 43620, 43624
MAHONING
(Youngstown)
44405, 44420, 44425, 44436, 44471, 44502, 44503, 44504, 44505, 44506, 44507, 44509, 44510, 44511, 44512, 44514, 44601
MARION43302
MEIGS45760, 45769, 45771
MERCER45822
MIAMI45356, 45373
MONTGOMERY
(Dayton)
45402, 45403, 45404, 45405, 45406, 45407, 45408, 45409, 45410, 45414, 45417, 45418, 45427, 45431, 45439
MORGAN43756, 43758
MUSKINGUM43701
PICKAWAY43113
PIKE45661, 45690
PORTAGE44240, 44243
RICHLAND44902, 44903, 44905, 44906
ROSS45601
SANDUSKY43420
SCIOTO45662
SENECA44830, 44883
SHELBY45365
STARK
(Canton)
44601, 44646, 44647, 44702, 44703, 44704, 44705, 44706, 44707, 44714
SUMMIT
(Akron)
44203, 44301, 44302, 44303, 44304, 44305, 44306, 44307, 44308, 44310, 44311, 44314, 44320
TRUMBULL44446, 44481, 44483, 44484, 44485
TUSCARAWAS43832, 44621, 44622, 44663, 44683
WASHINGTON45750
WAYNE44691