Jefferson County OH Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 69,083
Population in Households 66,722
Population in Familes 52,336
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,361
Population Density1 169
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 28,735
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 18,184
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 32,509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,834 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,901 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,774 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $84,362
Average Home Value $110,253


Median Household Income $40,261
Average Household Income $52,855
Per Capita Income $22,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.27%
Households -0.21% -0.29%
Families -0.46% -0.45%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.


Jefferson County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson 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 # 37 59th
Population Density1 # 30 67th
Diversity Index2 # 37 59th
Median Household Income # 74 17th
Per Capita Income # 60 33rd

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