Belmont County, OH

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2020 Population
67,424
0.882% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44.5
0.224% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
11.7%
4.75% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$51,574
1.32% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$110,800
10.2% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
28,947
0.0345% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Belmont County, OH had a population of 67.4k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $51,574. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Belmont County, OH declined from 68,024 to 67,424, a −0.882% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,904 to $51,574, a 1.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Belmont County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.46%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.561%), and White (Hispanic) (0.51%).

None of the households in Belmont County, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in Belmont County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Belmont County, OH are Belmont College (299 degrees awarded in 2020), Ohio University-Eastern Campus (30 degrees), and Elite Academy of Hair Design (21 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Belmont County, OH was $110,800, and the homeownership rate was 76.1%.

Most people in Belmont County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Belmont County, OH was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Belmont County, OH is home to a population of 67.4k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.17% of Belmont County, OH residents were born outside of the country (803 people).

In 2020, there were 26.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62.4k people) in Belmont County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.33k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.44k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.7% of Belmont County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Belmont County, OH was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Belmont County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    62.4k ± 26
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.33k ± 232
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.44k ± 260
1.04%
Hispanic Population
702 people

In 2020, there were 26.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62.4k people) in Belmont County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.33k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.44k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.04% of the people in Belmont County, OH are hispanic (702 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Belmont County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,307 ± 6,257 people
  2. Mexico
    43,106 ± 5,088 people
  3. China
    34,944 ± 4,583 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,307 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,106 and China with 34,944.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.17%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
803 people
0.973%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
670 people

As of 2018, 1.17% of Belmont County, OH residents (803 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Belmont County, OH was 0.973%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,713 ± 170
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    574 ± 146
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    430 ± 121

Belmont County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Belmont County, OH employs 28.9k people. The largest industries in Belmont County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,906 people), Retail Trade (4,218 people), and Manufacturing (2,347 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($75,036), Utilities ($73,000), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,794).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,988. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

28.9k
2020 Value
± 1,151
−0.0345%
1 Year decline
± 5.45%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Belmont County, OH declined at a rate of −0.0345%, from 29k employees to 28.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Belmont County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,440 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,961 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,505 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Belmont County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

28.9k
2020 Value
± 1,151
−0.0345%
1 Year decline
± 5.45%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Belmont County, OH declined at a rate of −0.0345%, from 29k employees to 28.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Belmont County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,906 people), Retail Trade (4,218 people), and Manufacturing (2,347 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Belmont County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Belmont County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,235
Median earning men ± $2,515
$25,805
Median earning women ± $1,393

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,562), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,481), and Manufacturing ($50,625).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($41,793), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($33,420), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($30,764).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 678
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 394
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 368
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $351k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $146k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. $140k
    Manufacturing

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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. $57.8B
  2. $53.5B
  3. $52.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Machinery with $57.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($53.5B) and Mixed freight ($52.6B).

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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$685B
2020 Value in Ohio
$1.25T
Projected 2050 Value in Ohio
81.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $685B. This is expected to increase 81.7% to $1.25T by 2050.

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. $46.1B
  2. $39.9B
  3. $32.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $46.1B, followed by Indiana with $39.9B and Pennsylvania and $32.3B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Belmont County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 71.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.861%).

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 16 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Rob Portman
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 16 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Belmont County, OH awarded 350 degrees. The student population of Belmont County, OH in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 704 male students and 1,192 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Belmont County, OH are White (330 and 94.3%), followed by Two or More Races (13 and 3.71%), Black or African American (6 and 1.71%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 0.286%).

The largest universities in Belmont County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Belmont College (299 and 85.4%), Ohio University-Eastern Campus (30 and 8.57%), and Elite Academy of Hair Design (21 and 6%).

The most popular majors in Belmont County, OH are Welding Technology (45 and 12.9%), Registered Nursing (45 and 12.9%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (26 and 7.43%).

The median tuition cost in Belmont County, OH for a public four year colleges is $5,674 for in-state students and $8,666 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,896 students enrolled in Belmont County, OH, 37.1% men and 62.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,699 records, of which 62.9% were women and 37.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 45 degree-majors awarded
  2. 26 degree-majors awarded
  3. 11 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Belmont County, OH was Registered Nursing with 45 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 299 degrees awarded
  2. 30 degrees awarded
  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Belmont College with 299 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 151 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Belmont County, OH, which is 0.759 times less than the 199 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 330 degrees mean that there were 25.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 13 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($5,674) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,440) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.598% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.606% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (3.02M), Some college (2.03M), and Bachelors Degree (1.54M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Belmont County, OH was $110,800 in 2020, which is 0.482 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $100,500 to $110,800, a 10.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Belmont County, OH is 76.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Belmont County, OH have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Belmont County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Belmont County, OH is $51,574. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Belmont County, OH was Census Tract 123 with a value of $73,382, followed by Census Tract 103 and Census Tract 107, with respective values of $65,167 and $62,946.

In 2021, 8.25% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Belmont County, OH. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.25%.

Property

$110,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,982
$19,612
Median Property Taxes
±$855

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Belmont County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Belmont County, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
Homeownership
2020
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.1% of the housing units in Belmont County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 123
  2. Census Tract 103
  3. Census Tract 107

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Belmont County, OH was Census Tract 123 with a value of $73,382, followed by Census Tract 103 and Census Tract 107, with respective values of $65,167 and $62,946.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Belmont County, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,574
Median Household Income
± $1,989
25.8k
Number of Households
± 1,039

In 2020, the median household income of the 25.8k households in Belmont County, OH grew to $51,574 from the previous year's value of $50,904.

The following chart displays the households in Belmont County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Belmont County, OH is from Ohio.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2020, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.751% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (89.1%)
  2. Carpooled (5.59%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.15%)

In 2018, 89.1% of workers in Belmont County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.59%) and those who worked at home (2.15%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Belmont County, OH have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.78% of the workforce in Belmont County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 8.25% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Belmont County, OH. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.25%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Belmont County, OH (7.43k out of 63.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Belmont County, OH is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 15.7% of the children was living in poverty in Belmont County, OH. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 9.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 137 in Belmont County, OH. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 66.4 per 100,000 population.

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94.1% of the population of Belmont County, OH has health coverage, with 49.4% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 1.47% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Belmont County, OH see 2813 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.38% increase from the previous year (2721 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2234 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 496 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Ohio, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,813 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Belmont County, OH

Primary care physicians in Belmont County, OH see an average of 2,813 patients per year. This represents a 3.38% increase from the previous year (2,721 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Belmont County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Ohio across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.2% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.93%
Uninsured
49.4%
Employer Coverage
17.5%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
10.3%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Belmont County, OH grew by 8.17% from 5.48% to 5.93%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 44.8 in Belmont County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.3% in Belmont County, OH.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.35% in Belmont County, OH.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Belmont County, OH.

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