Guernsey County OH Information


Guernsey County Subdivisions

Guernsey County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,217
Daytime Population: Workers 15,879
Daytime Population: Residents 23,525
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39,404
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 39,707
Population in Familes 32,099
Population in Group Qrtrs 510
Population Density2 77
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $42,524
Average Household Income $54,369
Per Capita Income $22,011


Total Housing Units 19,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,165 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,011 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,017 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $99,859
Average Home Value $134,131


Total Households 16,176
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 10,748
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.04% -0.08%
Households -0.03% -0.12%
Families -0.26% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.66%


Guernsey County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guernsey County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 63 30th
Population Density # 69 23rd
Diversity Index # 61 32nd
Median Household Income # 76 15th
Per Capita Income # 75 16th

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