Guernsey County OH Information


Guernsey County Subdivisions

Guernsey County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 39,824
Population in Households 39,314
Population in Familes 31,734
Population in Group Qrtrs 510
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 16,222
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 10,808
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,333 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,889 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,081 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $90,636
Average Home Value $111,286


Median Household Income $37,455
Average Household Income $47,240
Per Capita Income $19,291
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.15% -0.18%
Households 0.02% -0.12%
Families -0.3% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.


Guernsey County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guernsey County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 64 28th
Population Density1 # 69 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 61 32nd
Median Household Income # 79 11th
Per Capita Income # 75 16th

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