Meigs County OH Information


Meigs County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,872
Population in Households 23,660
Population in Familes 19,402
Population in Group Qrtrs 212
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 9,623
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,658
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,137 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,486 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,629 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $85,978
Average Home Value $112,176


Median Household Income $36,534
Average Household Income $47,228
Per Capita Income $19,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.06%
Households 0.11% -0.04%
Families -0.1% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.


Meigs County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meigs 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 # 81 9th
Population Density1 # 80 10th
Diversity Index2 # 85 5th
Median Household Income # 86 3rd
Per Capita Income # 86 3rd

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