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Zanesville, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Zanesville had a population of 25,214 as of July 1, 2017. Zanesville 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 Zanesville is located at latitude 39.957 and longitude -82.012 in Muskingum County. The formal boundaries for the City of Zanesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Muskingum County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The City of Zanesville (GNIS ID: 1086738) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. 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 Zanesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Zanesville: Westbourne, Zanes Town.

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


Total Population 25,214
Daytime Population: Workers 23,111
Daytime Population: Residents 15,675
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,786
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.54
Population in Households 24,581
Population in Familes 18,182
Population in Group Qrtrs 633
Population Density2 2,143
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $31,518
Average Household Income $44,412
Per Capita Income $18,998


Total Housing Units 12,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,131 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,723 (45.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,656 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $88,689
Average Home Value $113,197


Total Households 10,854
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 6,210
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 -0.15% -0.04%
Households -0.01% 0.04%
Families 0.08% -0.18%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Zanesville, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zanesville to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 62 95th
Population Density # 224 82nd
Diversity Index # 144 88th
Median Household Income # 1169 4th
Per Capita Income # 1109 9th

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