Ross County OH Information


Ross County Subdivisions

Ross County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 78,794
Population in Households 72,572
Population in Familes 58,547
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,222
Population Density1 114
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 29,403
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 19,773
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 32,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,142 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,261 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,140 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $124,357
Average Home Value $153,280


Median Household Income $43,626
Average Household Income $55,855
Per Capita Income $21,228
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.13%
Households 0.32% 0.15%
Families -0.01% -0.05%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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, 2015 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 # 32 65th
Population Density1 # 48 47th
Diversity Index2 # 33 64th
Median Household Income # 50 44th
Per Capita Income # 65 27th

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