Guernsey County, OH

County

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Population
39,274
0.355% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
Median Age
42.5

Poverty Rate
20.2%

Median Household Income
$43,975
2.88% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$106,600
3.39% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
16,691
1.44% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Guernsey County, OH had a population of 39.3k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $43,975. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Guernsey County, OH declined from 39,414 to 39,274, a -0.355% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,744 to $43,975, a 2.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Guernsey County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.23%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.18%), White (Hispanic) (0.873%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.512%). 0% of the households in Guernsey County, OH speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.6% of the residents in Guernsey County, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Guernsey County, OH was $106,600, and the homeownership rate was 71.2%. Most people in Guernsey County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Guernsey County, OH was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Ohio (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Ohio. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Guernsey County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 69.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (26.3%), followed by Other (4.55%). The most partisan county was Mercer County, OH with 80.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Guernsey County, OH
69.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Ohio
  1. 80.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 79.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 79% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Ohio was Mercer County, OH with 80.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Ohio colored by their party leaning.

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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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Diversity

Guernsey County, OH is home to a population of 39.3k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 0.947% of Guernsey County, OH residents were born outside of the country (372 people).

In 2018, there were 42.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37k people) in Guernsey County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 875 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 463 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Guernsey County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    37k ± 205
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    875 ± 135
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    463 ± 106
1.18%
Hispanic Population
465 people

In 2018, there were 42.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37k people) in Guernsey County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 875 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 463 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.18% of the people in Guernsey County, OH are hispanic (465 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.947%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
372 people
0.807%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
318 people

As of 2018, 0.947% of Guernsey County, OH residents (372 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Guernsey County, OH was 0.807%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
56
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 7.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Guernsey County, OH was 42.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 56. But people in Guernsey County, OH are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Guernsey County, OH residents was 42.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    63,303 ± 6,160 people
  2. Mexico
    44,693 ± 5,180 people
  3. China
    34,554 ± 4,557 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 63,303 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,693 and China with 34,554.

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Citizenship

99.6%
2018 Citizenship
99.7%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.6% of Guernsey County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Guernsey County, OH was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,345 ± 184
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    411 ± 122
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    367 ± 122

Guernsey County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Guernsey County, OH is $43,975. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Guernsey County, OH was Census Tract 9780 with a value of $56,381, followed by Census Tract 9778 and Census Tract 9771, with respective values of $51,356 and $50,136.

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,688. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Guernsey County, OH employs 16.7k people. The largest industries in Guernsey County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,856 people), Manufacturing (2,359 people), and Retail Trade (1,683 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($64,770), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($54,286), and Public Administration ($44,524).

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,975
2018 value
± $2,042
2.88%
1 Year Growth
± 7.33%

Households in Guernsey County, OH have a median annual income of $43,975, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,744 in 2017, which represents a 2.88% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,641
Average Male Salary in Ohio
± $1,032
$48,688
Average Female Salary in Ohio
± $771

In 2019, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Ohio
  1. Asian
    $64,199 ± $5,065
  2. White
    $50,885 ± $647
  3. American Indian
    $40,448 ± $14,829

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Ohio.

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 Guernsey County, OH is from Ohio.
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.461
2018 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2019, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.131% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

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 9780
  2. Census Tract 9778
  3. Census Tract 9771

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Guernsey County, OH was Census Tract 9780 with a value of $56,381, followed by Census Tract 9778 and Census Tract 9771, with respective values of $51,356 and $50,136.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Guernsey County, OH (7.82k out of 38.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females < 5.

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
    6,872 ± 541
  2. Two Or More
    406 ± 171
  3. Black
    298 ± 145

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Guernsey 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

16.7k
2018 Value
± 780
1.44%
1 Year growth
± 6.41%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Guernsey County, OH grew at a rate of 1.44%, from 16.5k employees to 16.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Guernsey County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,010 people), Production Occupations (1,724 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,480 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Guernsey County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Guernsey County, OH, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,010 people), Production Occupations (1,724 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,480 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Guernsey County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.8 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.76 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Guernsey County, OH, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($63,793), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($55,403), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($51,406).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.7k
2018 Value
± 780
1.44%
1 Year growth
± 6.41%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Guernsey County, OH grew at a rate of 1.44%, from 16.5k employees to 16.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Guernsey County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,856 people), Manufacturing (2,359 people), and Retail Trade (1,683 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Guernsey County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Guernsey 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 Guernsey County, OH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,856 people), Manufacturing (2,359 people), and Retail Trade (1,683 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Guernsey County, OH has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (6.41 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.55 times), and Construction (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Guernsey County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($64,770), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($54,286), and Public Administration ($44,524).

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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. $79.7B
  2. $71B
  3. $49.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $79.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($71B) and Machinery ($49.9B).

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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$678B
2018 Value in Ohio
$1.22T
Projected 2045 Value in Ohio
80.7% growth

In 2018, total outbound Ohio trade was $678B. This is expected to increase 80.7% to $1.22T 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. $63.5B
  2. $35.9B
  3. $32.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $63.5B, followed by Indiana with $35.9B and Pennsylvania and $32.6B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Guernsey County, OH was $106,600 in 2018, which is 0.464 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $103,100 to $106,600, a 3.39% increase. The homeownership rate in Guernsey County, OH is 71.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Guernsey County, OH have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Guernsey County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$106,600
2018 Median
± $4,082
$103,100
2017 Median
± $4,228

In 2018, the median property value in Guernsey County, OH grew to to $106,600 from the previous year's value of $103,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Guernsey 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 Guernsey County, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$43,975
Median Household Income
± $2,042
16.1k
Number of Households
± 734

In 2018, the median household income of the 16.1k households in Guernsey County, OH grew to $43,975 from the previous year's value of $42,744.

The following chart displays the households in Guernsey 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Guernsey County, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Guernsey County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.2%
2018 Homeownership
71.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 71.2% of the housing units in Guernsey County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.6%.

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

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Guernsey County, OH have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.18% of the workforce in Guernsey County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (85.6%)
  2. Carpooled (6.92%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.77%)

In 2018, 85.6% of workers in Guernsey County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.92%) and those who worked at home (2.77%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Guernsey County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Guernsey County, OH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

92.4% of the population of Guernsey County, OH has health coverage, with 43.1% on employee plans, 22.3% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 2.31% 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 Guernsey County, OH see 2439 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.04% increase from the previous year (2300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2046 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 492 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Lawrence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.1%). Additionally, Jackson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,439 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Guernsey County, OH

Primary care physicians in Guernsey County, OH see an average of 2,439 patients per year. This represents a 6.04% increase from the previous year (2,300 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Ohio
$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

7.63%
Uninsured
43.1%
Employer Coverage
22.3%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
2.31%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Guernsey County, OH declined by 15.6% from 9.05% to 7.63%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Guernsey 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. 19.1% prevalence
  2. 18.9% prevalence
  3. 18.7% prevalence

Lawrence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 19.1%.

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

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