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Zanesville, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Zanesville had a population of 25,029 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.9403 and longitude -82.0132 in Muskingum County. The formal boundaries for the City of Zanesville 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Zanesville: Westbourne, Zanes Town.

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Zanesville, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Zanesville, OH Housing Affordability Index is 172
State of Ohio Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Zanesville, OH Wealth Index is 43
State of Ohio Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 25,029
Population in Households 24,420
Population in Familes 18,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 609
Population Density 2,127
Diversity Index1 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,541
Average Household Income $46,499
Per Capita Income $19,755
Wealth Index3 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,011 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,773 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,688 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $88,287
Housing Affordability Index2 172
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,784
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 6,141
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.2% -0.04%
Households -0.08% 0.02%
Families -0.06% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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, 2019 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 95th
Population Density # 227 81st
Diversity Index # 158 87th
Median Household Income # 1189 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1123 8th

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