Chillicothe, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chillicothe, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Chillicothe had a population of 22,202 as of July 1, 2016. Chillicothe ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chillicothe is located at latitude 39.3387 and longitude -82.9941 in Ross County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chillicothe (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Ross County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The City of Chillicothe (GNIS ID: 2393514) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Chillicothe is located within Township of Scioto, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ross County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chillicothe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chillicothe: Chilcotha, Chilecothe, Chilicotha, Chilicothe, Chillakothe.

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


Total Population 22,202
Population in Households 21,578
Population in Familes 16,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 624
Population Density1 2,129
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 9,575
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 5,565
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,757 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,021 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,554 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,182 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $100,562
Average Home Value $127,519


Median Household Income $37,937
Average Household Income $53,046
Per Capita Income $23,029
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.05%
Households 0.26% 0.06%
Families 0.02% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Chillicothe, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chillicothe to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 78 94th
Population Density1 # 231 81st
Diversity Index2 # 192 84th
Median Household Income # 1001 18th
Per Capita Income # 657 46th

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