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Heath, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Heath had a population of 10,407 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Heath is located at latitude 40.0208 and longitude -82.4421 in Licking County. The formal boundaries for the City of Heath (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Licking County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

The City of Heath (GNIS ID: 1086463) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Heath population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 10,407
Population in Households 10,238
Population in Familes 8,266
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density1 971
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 4,182
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 2,799
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,686 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,496 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $130,016
Average Home Value $151,433


Median Household Income $49,968
Average Household Income $60,159
Per Capita Income $24,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.28%
Households 0.2% 0.33%
Families 0.16% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Heath, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heath to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 182 85th
Population Density1 # 755 38th
Diversity Index2 # 354 71st
Median Household Income # 597 51st
Per Capita Income # 537 56th

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