Gambier, OH

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Population

2,493

0.972% growth

Median Age

20.9


Median Household Income

$65,438

7.01% decline

Poverty Rate

24.6%


Number of Employees

1,167

0.85% decline

Median Property Value

$217,400

0.416% growth

About

In 2017, Gambier, OH had a population of 2.49k people with a median age of 20.9 and a median household income of $65,438. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Gambier, OH grew from 2,469 to 2,493, a 0.972% increase and its median household income declined from $70,368 to $65,438, a -7.01% decrease.

The population of Gambier, OH is 88.8% White Alone, 3.93% Black or African American Alone, and 3.01% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Gambier, OH speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Gambier, OH are Kenyon College (480 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Gambier, OH is $217,400, and the homeownership rate is 59.8%. Most people in Gambier, OH commute by Walked, and the average commute time is 14.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Gambier, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Gambier, OH employs 1.17k people. The largest industries in Gambier, OH are Educational Services (653 people), Accommodation & Food Services (128 people), and Retail Trade (79 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($33,750), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($32,500), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($24,125).

Median household income in Gambier, OH is $65,438. Males in Gambier, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Gambier, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,438

2017 value

± $22,347

-7.01%

1 Year Growth

± 47.8%

Households in Gambier, OH have a median annual income of $65,438, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $70,368 in 2016, which represents a -7.01% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Gambier, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Gambier, OH was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

24.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gambier, OH (209 out of 849 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    196 ± 146

  2. Black

    13 ± 60

  3. Native American

    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Gambier, OH is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.17k

2017 Value

± 179

-0.85%

1 Year decline

± 21.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Gambier, OH declined at a rate of -0.85%, from 1.18k employees to 1.17k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gambier, OH, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (276 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (170 people), and Management Occupations (161 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gambier, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Gambier, OH, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (276 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (170 people), and Management Occupations (161 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Gambier, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Education, Training, & Library Occupations (3.91 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.61 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Gambier, OH, by median earnings, are Construction & Extraction Occupations ($33,750), Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($27,083), and Management Occupations ($20,781).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.17k

2017 Value

± 179

-0.85%

1 Year decline

± 21.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Gambier, OH declined at a rate of -0.85%, from 1.18k employees to 1.17k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gambier, OH, are Educational Services (653 people), Accommodation & Food Services (128 people), and Retail Trade (79 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gambier, OH, though some of these residents may live in Gambier, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Gambier, OH, by number of employees, are Educational Services (653 people), Accommodation & Food Services (128 people), and Retail Trade (79 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Gambier, OH has an unusually high number of Educational Services (6.04 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.44 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.05 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Gambier, OH, by median earnings, are Construction ($33,750), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($32,500), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($24,125).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($64.2B) and Machinery ($45.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.4% of the population of Gambier, OH has health coverage, with 65.8% on employee plans, 1.32% on Medicaid, 6.62% on Medicare, 22.7% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Gambier, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Gambier, OH see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1656 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 561 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,307 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,307 patients per year. This represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1,300 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.57%

Uninsured

65.8%

Employer Coverage

1.32%

Medicaid

6.62%

Medicare

22.7%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gambier, OH declined by 12.7% from 4.09% to 3.57%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Gambier, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Gambier, OH is home to a population of 2.49k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.73% of Gambier, OH residents were born outside of the country (93 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Gambier, OH is composed of 2.22k White Alone residents (88.8%), 98 Black or African American Alone residents (3.93%), 75 Two or More Races residents (3.01%), 74 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.97%), 28 Asian Alone residents (1.12%), 3 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.12%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Gambier, OH are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

21

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

20

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Gambier, OH was 20.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 21, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 20. But people in Gambier, OH are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Gambier, OH residents was 21.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.73%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

93 people

3.28%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

81 people

As of 2017, 3.73% of Gambier, OH residents (93 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Gambier, OH was 3.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 56,561 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

97.5%

2017 Citizenship

97.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.5% of Gambier, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Gambier, OH was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.22k ± 168

  2. Black or African American Alone

    98 ± 54

  3. Two or More Races

    75 ± 75.2

In 2017, there were 22.6 times more White Alone residents (2.22k people) in Gambier, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 98 Black or African American Alone and 75 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Gambier, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Gambier, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Gambier, OH was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Gambier, OH are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    11 ± 23

  2. Vietnam

    10 ± 19

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 16

Gambier, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Gambier, OH awarded 480 degrees. The student population of Gambier, OH is skewed towards women, with 770 male students and 938 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Gambier, OH are White (354 and 78.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (29 and 6.42%), Asian (28 and 6.19%), and Unknown (16 and 3.54%).

The largest universities in Gambier, OH by number of degrees awarded are Kenyon College (480 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Gambier, OH are General English Language & Literature (64 and 13.3%), General Economics (50 and 10.4%), and General Political Science & Government (40 and 8.33%).

The median tuition costs in Gambier, OH are $49,220 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 64 degrees awarded

  2. 50 degrees awarded

  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Gambier, OH was General English Language & Literature with 64 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Gambier, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

480 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$49,220

Median Private

In 2016, the Gambier, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kenyon College with 480 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

205

Degrees Awarded to Men

275

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 205 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Gambier, OH, which is 0.745 times less than the 275 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    354 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    28 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Gambier, OH were to White students. These 354 degrees mean that there were 12.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 29 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Gambier, OH was $217,400 in 2017, which is 0.999 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $216,500 to $217,400, a 0.416% increase. The homeownership rate in Gambier, OH is 59.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Gambier, OH have an average commute time of 14.8 minutes, and they commute by Walked. Car ownership in Gambier, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$65,438

Median Household Income

± $22,347

413

Number of Households

± 102

In 2017, the median household income of the 413 households in Gambier, OH declined from $65,438 from the previous year's value of $70,368.

The following chart displays the households in Gambier, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$217,400

2017 Median

± $28,542

$216,500

2016 Median

± $24,618

In 2017, the median property value in Gambier, OH grew to to $217,400 from the previous year's value of $216,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Gambier, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Gambier, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Gambier, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Gambier, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.8%

2017 Homeownership

62.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.8% of the housing units in Gambier, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Gambier, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Gambier, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Gambier, OH have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

14.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gambier, OH have a shorter commute time (14.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.45% of the workforce in Gambier, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Walked

    49%

  2. Drove Alone

    31.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    15.5%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Gambier, OH was Walked, followed by those who Drove Alone and those who Worked At Home.

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