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Heath, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Heath had a population of 10,595 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Heath is located at latitude 40.0208 and longitude -82.4421 in Licking County. The formal boundaries for the City of Heath (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Licking County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

The City of Heath (GNIS ID: 1086463) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Heath population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Heath, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,595
Population in Households 10,425
Population in Familes 8,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 170
Population Density1 988
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $50,524
Average Household Income $60,993
Per Capita Income $24,570


Total Housing Units 4,519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,713 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,528 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $138,802
Average Home Value $159,856


Total Households 4,242
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,827
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.33% 0.5%
Households 0.32% 0.49%
Families 0.24% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Heath, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heath to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 177 86th
Population Density # 739 39th
Diversity Index # 351 71st
Median Household Income # 723 41st
Per Capita Income # 692 43rd

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