Fairfield County OH Information


Fairfield County Subdivisions

Fairfield County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 152,891
Population in Households 149,478
Population in Familes 126,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,413
Population Density1 303
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 56,471
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 40,955
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 60,927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40,322 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,149 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,456 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $179,187
Average Home Value $204,340


Median Household Income $59,443
Average Household Income $74,819
Per Capita Income $28,107
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.77%
Households 0.63% 0.76%
Families 0.44% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fairfield County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfield County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 78th
Population Density1 # 21 77th
Diversity Index2 # 19 78th
Median Household Income # 7 93rd
Per Capita Income # 14 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.