Muskingum County OH Information


Muskingum County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 85,927
Population in Households 84,184
Population in Familes 67,592
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,743
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 34,640
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 23,043
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 38,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,862 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,778 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,804 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $115,154
Average Home Value $139,526


Median Household Income $40,657
Average Household Income $53,458
Per Capita Income $21,779
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.01%
Households 0.17% 0.1%
Families -0.06% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.


Muskingum County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muskingum 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 # 31 66th
Population Density1 # 40 56th
Diversity Index2 # 41 55th
Median Household Income # 72 19th
Per Capita Income # 65 27th

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