Ottawa County OH Information

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Ottawa County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 42,261
Population in Households 41,766
Population in Familes 33,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 495
Population Density1 166
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18,056
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 12,091
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 28,880 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,965 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,091 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,824 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $155,317
Average Home Value $197,274
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,080
Average Household Income $68,048
Per Capita Income $29,205
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.21%
Households 0.5% 0.33%
Families 0.28% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.

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Ottawa County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ottawa 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 # 60 32nd
Population Density1 # 32 65th
Diversity Index2 # 39 56th
Median Household Income # 17 82nd
Per Capita Income # 11 89th

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