Putnam County OH Information


Putnam County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 34,854
Population in Households 34,551
Population in Familes 29,997
Population in Group Qrtrs 303
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 13,211
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 9,699
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,689 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,522 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 946 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $139,349
Average Home Value $152,397


Median Household Income $59,072
Average Household Income $70,419
Per Capita Income $26,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.07%
Households 0.42% 0.23%
Families 0.24% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.


Putnam County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Putnam 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 # 70 22nd
Population Density1 # 71 20th
Diversity Index2 # 33 64th
Median Household Income # 8 92nd
Per Capita Income # 20 78th

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