Ross County OH Information


Ross County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 78,661
Population in Households 72,806
Population in Familes 58,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,855
Population Density1 114
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 29,428
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 19,858
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 32,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,960 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,468 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,063 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $117,166
Average Home Value $140,366


Median Household Income $44,270
Average Household Income $58,451
Per Capita Income $22,336
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.03%
Households 0.28% 0.06%
Families 0.06% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.


Ross County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ross 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 # 33 64th
Population Density1 # 49 45th
Diversity Index2 # 35 61st
Median Household Income # 53 41st
Per Capita Income # 62 31st

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