Richland County OH Information


Richland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 121,674
Population in Households 114,440
Population in Familes 92,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,234
Population Density1 246
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 48,644
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 31,851
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 54,636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,246 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,398 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,992 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $110,017
Average Home Value $136,168


Median Household Income $43,887
Average Household Income $57,114
Per Capita Income $23,490
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.34%
Households -0.09% -0.17%
Families -0.33% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.


Richland County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richland 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 # 23 75th
Population Density1 # 25 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 17 82nd
Median Household Income # 56 38th
Per Capita Income # 41 55th

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