Holmes County, OH

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2019 Population
43,901
0.0958% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
31.5
0.639% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
9.95%
10.7% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$63,753
2.64% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$208,700
3.99% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
20,286
0.76% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Holmes County, OH had a population of 43.9k people with a median age of 31.5 and a median household income of $63,753. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Holmes County, OH grew from 43,859 to 43,901, a 0.0958% increase and its median household income grew from $62,111 to $63,753, a 2.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Holmes County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (97.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.749%), White (Hispanic) (0.599%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.301%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.26%). 0% of the households in Holmes County, OH speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

99.9% of the residents in Holmes County, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Holmes County, OH was $208,700, and the homeownership rate was 75.5%. Most people in Holmes County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Holmes County, OH was 0 cars per household.

Diversity

Holmes County, OH is home to a population of 43.9k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 1.08% of Holmes County, OH residents were born outside of the country (474 people).

In 2019, there were 131 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43k people) in Holmes County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 329 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 263 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Holmes County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    43k ± 24
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    329 ± 95.1
  3. White (Hispanic)
    263 ± 108
0.964%
Hispanic Population
423 people

In 2019, there were 131 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43k people) in Holmes County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 329 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 263 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.964% of the people in Holmes County, OH are hispanic (423 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.08%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
474 people
0.497%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
218 people

As of 2019, 1.08% of Holmes County, OH residents (474 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Holmes County, OH was 0.497%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

31
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
49
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 7.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Holmes County, OH was 31.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Holmes County, OH are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Holmes County, OH residents was 31.

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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

99.9%
2019 Citizenship
99.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.9% of Holmes County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Holmes County, OH was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    606 ± 125
  2. Korea
    221 ± 116
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    156 ± 76

Holmes County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.74 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

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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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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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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Economy

Median household income in Holmes County, OH is $63,753. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Holmes County, OH was Census Tract 9763.01 with a value of $76,198, followed by Census Tract 9764 and Census Tract 9768.01, with respective values of $75,030 and $71,029.

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 Holmes County, OH employs 20.3k people. The largest industries in Holmes County, OH are Manufacturing (5,975 people), Retail Trade (2,483 people), and Construction (2,336 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($86,184), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,618), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,250).

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,753
2019 value
± $1,705
2.64%
1 Year Growth
± 4.88%

Households in Holmes County, OH have a median annual income of $63,753, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $62,111 in 2018, which represents a 2.64% 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 Holmes 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 9763.01
  2. Census Tract 9764
  3. Census Tract 9768.01

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Holmes County, OH was Census Tract 9763.01 with a value of $76,198, followed by Census Tract 9764 and Census Tract 9768.01, with respective values of $75,030 and $71,029.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.95% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Holmes County, OH (4.28k out of 43k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Males 6 - 11 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
    4,179 ± 448
  2. Two Or More
    76 ± 131
  3. Hispanic
    12 ± 116

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

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

20.3k
2019 Value
± 874
0.76%
1 Year growth
± 6.07%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Holmes County, OH grew at a rate of 0.76%, from 20.1k employees to 20.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Holmes County, OH, are Production Occupations (3,909 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,049 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,969 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Holmes County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Holmes County, OH, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (3,909 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,049 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,969 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Holmes County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.4 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.76 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.11 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Holmes County, OH, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($67,768), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($62,625), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($59,286).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

20.3k
2019 Value
± 874
0.76%
1 Year growth
± 6.07%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Holmes County, OH grew at a rate of 0.76%, from 20.1k employees to 20.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Holmes County, OH, are Manufacturing (5,975 people), Retail Trade (2,483 people), and Construction (2,336 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Holmes County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Holmes 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 Holmes County, OH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (5,975 people), Retail Trade (2,483 people), and Construction (2,336 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Holmes County, OH has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.39 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.95 times), and Construction (1.76 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Holmes County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($86,184), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,618), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,250).

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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

Showing data for Ohio.
$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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Holmes County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 78.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (16.2%), followed by Other (4.94%). 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Holmes County, OH
78.9% 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Holmes County, OH was $208,700 in 2019, which is 0.868 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $200,700 to $208,700, a 3.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Holmes County, OH is 75.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Holmes County, OH have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Holmes County, OH is lower than the national average, with an average of 0 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$208,700
2019 Median
± $12,217
$200,700
2018 Median
± $10,156

In 2019, the median property value in Holmes County, OH grew to to $208,700 from the previous year's value of $200,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Holmes 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 Holmes County, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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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.
$63,753
Median Household Income
± $1,705
12.3k
Number of Households
± 626

In 2019, the median household income of the 12.3k households in Holmes County, OH grew to $63,753 from the previous year's value of $62,111.

The following chart displays the households in Holmes 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

$2k - $3k
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Holmes County, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Holmes County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

75.5%
2019 Homeownership
76%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 75.5% of the housing units in Holmes County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Holmes County, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Holmes County, OH have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.16% of the workforce in Holmes County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (52.3%)
  2. Carpooled (21.8%)
  3. Bicycle (8.06%)

In 2019, 52.3% of workers in Holmes County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (21.8%) and those who used a bicycle to get to work (8.06%).

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

0 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Holmes County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Holmes County, OH have 0 cars, followed by false.

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Health

59.3% of the population of Holmes County, OH has health coverage, with 31.6% on employee plans, 7.2% on Medicaid, 8.99% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.566% 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 Holmes County, OH see 3990 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.15% decrease from the previous year (3996 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3140 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 7327 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

3,990 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Holmes County, OH

Primary care physicians in Holmes County, OH see an average of 3,990 patients per year. This represents a 0.15% decrease from the previous year (3,996 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Holmes 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

40.7%
Uninsured
31.6%
Employer Coverage
7.2%
Medicaid
8.99%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
0.566%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Holmes County, OH grew by 2.96% from 39.5% to 40.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Holmes 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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