"Affordable, Energy Efficient and Turn-Key Living in the Ada Ohio Area"



Ada is a village located in Hardin County, Ohio and was founded in 1853. In 1871 Ohio Northern University was founded and today is a private university with a modern campus located on over 300 acres within the village limits, and comprised of five colleges (Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Pharmacy and Law) with nationally ranked programs.

Ada Ohio has a stable farming and manufacturing industry infrastructure, and offers the appeal of small town values and lifestyle with quick and easy access to major highways and I-75. Ada offers the strongest real estate values in Hardin County and a growing residential housing sector.

Ada Profile

Total Population: 7,868
Ohio Northern University – Student Population: 3,619
Median Travel Time to Work: 20 minutes
Households with Children: 43%


Bisected by State Route 235 and State Route 81
4 minutes from State Route 309
8 minutes from State Route 30
15 minutes from Kenton
15 minutes from Lima
25 minutes from Findlay
30 minutes from Upper Sandusky
40 minutes from Bellefontaine
50 minutes from Toledo
70 minutes from Dublin
90 minutes from Dayton

ada Ohio Northern University Profile

3,619 students
Representing 38 states and 27 countries
12:1 student/faculty ratio
Average freshman class size: 18
714 faculty and staff
83% of full-time faculty have Ph.D., or terminal degrees
Semester schedule
30,572 alumni
Campus is comprised of 342+ acres inside Village limits

Top 10 Employers
**Based on Total # of Employees
Ohio Northern University
Ada Technologies Inc.
Wilson Football Factory
Ada Exempted Village Schools
Associated Plastics Corp.
Everhart Trucking
Ada McDonalds
Community Markets
SAY Security Group USA
Community Health Professionals

Quality of Life

Downtown Ada offers a pedestrian-friendly center anchored by a library, restaurants, shops and retail, as well as offices.  Ada War Memorial Park offers acres of public parks and green space, playgrounds, athletic and sporting fields, public swimming pool, high school football stadium, and much much more!

  • Ada Exempted Village Public School houses grades K-12 and most of the administration, spending $7,701 per year per pupil in current expenditures with a ratio of 16 students: 1 faculty ratio.
  • Ready Set Grow Pre-School, 419.634.0000 and found on Facebook offers a dynamic fun-filled learning experience taught by local accredited educators passionate about the development of the local area preschoolers.
  • Ohio Northern University Chid Development Center The CDC is licensed by the State of Ohio and enrollment is open to any 3 to 5 year old children from Ada and the surrounding communities.
  • Ohio Northern University is a Private university comprised of five colleges including Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Pharmacy and Law. Established in 1871 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1899, Ohio Northern’s beautiful, 342-acre residential campus is made up of more than 60 modern residences and academic buildings and provides a vibrant campus experience.
  • 15 minutes to Ohio State University – Lima Campus
  • 15 minutes to Rhodes State College
  • 15 minutes to Bluffton University

Ada Life Medical Center
Community Health Professionals
Ada Family Dentistry
Mark Shull, DDS
Griffin Chiropractic
Family Chiropractic Center
Larry Hubbell, DC
Eyes on Main
Body Works, Nick Alger LMT
Rite Aid Pharmacy

El Campo Mexican Restaurant (Mexican)
East of Chicago Pizza (Pizza)
Subway Restaurants (Fast Casual)
Taco Bell (Fast food)
New China Chinese Restaurant (Chinese)
Little Mexico (Mexican/Bar)
McDonalds (Fast food)
Padrone's of Ada (Pizza)
3 Brothers Pizza (Pizza)
China King (Chinese)
Jalapeños Mexican Grill (Mexican)
Four Seasons Drive-Thru (Sandwiches)
The Inn at ONU (Pub/Sandwiches)
Northern on Main (Coffee/Sandwiches)