Licking County OH Information


Licking County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 171,466
Population in Households 168,049
Population in Familes 138,704
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,417
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 66,274
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 46,182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 71,574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,797 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,477 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,300 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $161,923
Average Home Value $188,423


Median Household Income $55,207
Average Household Income $70,510
Per Capita Income $27,670
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.54%
Households 0.56% 0.6%
Families 0.36% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Licking County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Licking 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 # 17 82nd
Population Density1 # 24 74th
Diversity Index2 # 38 58th
Median Household Income # 12 88th
Per Capita Income # 16 83rd

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