Geauga County, OH

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Population

93,895

0.133% decline

Median Age

44.4


Median Household Income

$77,104

3.96% growth

Poverty Rate

6.53%


Number of Employees

47,123

1.35% growth

Median Property Value

$228,000

2.93% growth

About

In 2017, Geauga County, OH had a population of 93.9k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $77,104. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Geauga County, OH declined from 94,020 to 93,895, a -0.133% decrease and its median household income grew from $74,165 to $77,104, a 3.96% increase.

The population of Geauga County, OH is 95.8% White Alone, 1.36% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.23% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Geauga County, OH speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Geauga County, OH are Kent State University at Geauga (289 degrees awarded in 2016) and International Culinary Arts and Sciences Institute (23 degrees).

The median property value in Geauga County, OH is $228,000, and the homeownership rate is 85.8%. Most people in Geauga County, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Geauga County, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Geauga County, OH employs 47.1k people. The largest industries in Geauga County, OH are Manufacturing (7,695 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,571 people), and Retail Trade (4,875 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($93,224), Finance & Insurance ($73,696), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,888).

Median household income in Geauga County, OH is $77,104. Males in Geauga County, 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 Geauga County, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$77,104

2017 value

± $2,375

3.96%

1 Year Growth

± 4.21%

Households in Geauga County, OH have a median annual income of $77,104, 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 $74,165 in 2016, which represents a 3.96% 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Geauga County, 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. Census Tract 3119

  2. Census Tract 3118

  3. Census Tract 3116

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Geauga County, OH was Census Tract 3119 with a value of $116,354, followed by Census Tract 3118 and Census Tract 3116, with respective values of $110,182 and $104,167.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.53% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Geauga County, OH (6.08k out of 93k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    5,588 ± 485

  2. Black

    248 ± 142

  3. Two Or More

    148 ± 141

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

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

47.1k

2017 Value

± 1,353

1.35%

1 Year growth

± 3.98%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Geauga County, OH grew at a rate of 1.35%, from 46.5k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Geauga County, OH, are Management Occupations (6,927 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,503 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,476 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Geauga County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Geauga County, OH, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (6,927 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,503 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,476 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Geauga County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Management Occupations (1.44 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.29 times), and Production Occupations (1.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Geauga County, OH, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($81,786), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($79,784), and Management Occupations ($79,486).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

47.1k

2017 Value

± 1,353

1.35%

1 Year growth

± 3.98%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Geauga County, OH grew at a rate of 1.35%, from 46.5k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Geauga County, OH, are Manufacturing (7,695 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,571 people), and Retail Trade (4,875 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Geauga County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Geauga County, 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 Geauga County, OH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (7,695 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,571 people), and Retail Trade (4,875 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Geauga County, OH has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.25 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.61 times), and Construction (1.49 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Geauga County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($93,224), Finance & Insurance ($73,696), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,888).

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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

89.7% of the population of Geauga County, OH has health coverage, with 56.3% on employee plans, 6.42% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.821% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Geauga County, OH see 1448 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.91% increase from the previous year (1407 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2294 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 547 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

1,448 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Geauga County, OH see an average of 1,448 patients per year. This represents a 2.91% increase from the previous year (1,407 patients).

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

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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

10.3%

Uninsured

56.3%

Employer Coverage

6.42%

Medicaid

14.8%

Medicare

11.4%

Non-Group

0.821%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Geauga County, OH declined by 3.73% from 10.7% to 10.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Geauga County, 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

Geauga County, OH is home to a population of 93.9k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.57% of Geauga County, OH residents were born outside of the country (2.42k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Geauga County, OH is composed of 89.9k White Alone residents (95.8%), 1.28k Hispanic or Latino residents (1.36%), 1.15k Black or African American Alone residents (1.23%), 885 Two or More Races residents (0.943%), 600 Asian Alone residents (0.639%), 69 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0735%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

54

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Geauga County, OH was 44.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Geauga County, OH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Geauga County, OH residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.57%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.42k people

2.58%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.42k people

As of 2017, 2.57% of Geauga County, OH residents (2.42k 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 Geauga County, OH was 2.58%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Geauga County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Geauga County, OH was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    89.9k ± 14

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.28k ± 199

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.15k ± 126

In 2017, there were 70.3 times more White Alone residents (89.9k people) in Geauga County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.28k Hispanic or Latino and 1.15k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Geauga County, 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 Geauga County, 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 Geauga County, OH was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Geauga County, 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. Vietnam

    2,061 ± 229

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    787 ± 172

  3. Korea

    468 ± 108

Geauga County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Geauga County, OH awarded 312 degrees. The student population of Geauga County, OH is skewed towards women, with 891 male students and 1,545 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Geauga County, OH are White (253 and 81.1%), followed by Black or African American (33 and 10.6%), Hispanic or Latino (10 and 3.21%), and Unknown (7 and 2.24%).

The largest universities in Geauga County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Kent State University at Geauga (289 and 92.6%) and International Culinary Arts and Sciences Institute (23 and 7.37%).

The most popular majors in Geauga County, OH are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (191 and 61.2%), Registered Nursing (90 and 28.8%), and Culinary Arts & Chef Training (12 and 3.85%).

The median tuition costs in Geauga County, OH are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,664 and $14,028 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Geauga County, OH was Specific Applications Computer Programming with 8 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 289 degrees awarded

  2. 23 degrees awarded

$5,664

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Geauga County, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kent State University at Geauga with 289 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

101

Degrees Awarded to Men

211

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 101 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Geauga County, OH, which is 0.479 times less than the 211 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

    253 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    33 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    10 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Geauga County, OH were to White students. These 253 degrees mean that there were 7.67 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 33 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Geauga County, OH was $228,000 in 2017, which is 1.05 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $221,500 to $228,000, a 2.93% increase. The homeownership rate in Geauga County, OH is 85.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Geauga County, OH have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Geauga County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$77,104

Median Household Income

± $2,375

35.1k

Number of Households

± 1,152

In 2017, the median household income of the 35.1k households in Geauga County, OH grew to $77,104 from the previous year's value of $74,165.

The following chart displays the households in Geauga 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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Housing

Property Value

$228,000

2017 Median

± $4,756

$221,500

2016 Median

± $4,618

In 2017, the median property value in Geauga County, OH grew to to $228,000 from the previous year's value of $221,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Geauga County, 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 Geauga County, 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 Geauga County, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Geauga County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

85.8%

2017 Homeownership

85.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 85.8% of the housing units in Geauga County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 85.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Geauga County, 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 Geauga County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Geauga County, OH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

26 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Geauga County, OH have a longer commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.86% of the workforce in Geauga County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.2%

  2. Worked At Home

    8.24%

  3. Carpooled

    8.18%

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

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