Jackson County, OH

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2022 Population
32,563
0.0984% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.1
1.01% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.4%
1.89% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$56,549
10.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$127,500
14.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jackson County, OH had a population of 32.6k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $56,549. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jackson County, OH grew from 32,531 to 32,563, a 0.0984% increase and its median household income grew from $50,983 to $56,549, a 10.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.64%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.734%), White (Hispanic) (0.663%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.544%).

None of the households in Jackson 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.

99.5% of the residents in Jackson County, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Jackson County, OH was $127,500, and the homeownership rate was 74.4%.

Most people in Jackson County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jackson County, OH is home to a population of 32.6k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.762% of Jackson County, OH residents were born outside of the country (248 people).

In 2022, there were 58.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.1k people) in Jackson County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 535 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 239 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Jackson County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jackson County, OH was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    31.1k ± 67
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    535 ± 189
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    239 ± 169
1.13%
Hispanic Population
367 people

In 2022, there were 58.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.1k people) in Jackson County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 535 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 239 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.13% of the people in Jackson County, OH are hispanic (367 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.762%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
248 people
0.581%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
189 people

As of 2022, 0.762% of Jackson County, OH residents (248 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jackson County, OH was 0.581%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    684 ± 182
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    425 ± 190
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    251 ± 109

Jackson County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jackson County, OH employs 13.7k people. The largest industries in Jackson County, OH are Manufacturing (2,787 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,531 people), and Retail Trade (2,105 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,480), Finance & Insurance ($70,340), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,173).

Occupations

13.7k
2022 Value
± 958
−0.0218%
1 Year decline
± 9.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jackson County, OH declined at a rate of −0.0218%, from 13.7k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jackson County, OH, are Management Occupations (1,740 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,642 people), and Production Occupations (1,343 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jackson County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.7k
2022 Value
± 958
−0.0218%
1 Year decline
± 9.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jackson County, OH declined at a rate of −0.0218%, from 13.7k employees to 13.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jackson County, OH, are Manufacturing (2,787 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,531 people), and Retail Trade (2,105 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jackson County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Jackson 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

$47,137
Median earning men ± $3,311
$31,157
Median earning women ± $2,102

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,464), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($72,639), and Wholesale Trade ($68,269).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($123,558), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,471), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,179).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

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. 185
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 169
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 142
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Jackson County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 76.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.973%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance 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 15 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
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

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

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jackson County, OH was $127,500 in 2022, which is 0.452 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $111,400 to $127,500, a 14.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Jackson County, OH is 74.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jackson County, OH have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jackson County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jackson County, OH is $56,549. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Jackson County, OH was Census Tract 9577 with a value of $67,422, followed by Census Tract 9574 and Census Tract 9575, with respective values of $61,714 and $60,640.

Property

$127,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,789
$9,261
Median Property Taxes
±$769

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 Jackson County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.4%
Homeownership
2022
64.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.4% of the housing units in Jackson County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9577
  2. Census Tract 9574
  3. Census Tract 9575

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jackson County, OH was Census Tract 9577 with a value of $67,422, followed by Census Tract 9574 and Census Tract 9575, with respective values of $61,714 and $60,640.

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

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Household Income

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$56,549
Median Household Income
± $4,420
12.5k
Number of Households
± 923

In 2022, the median household income of the 12.5k households in Jackson County, OH grew to $56,549 from the previous year's value of $50,983.

The following chart displays the households in Jackson 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 Jackson County, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83%)
  2. Carpooled (6.74%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.01%)

In 2022, 83% of workers in Jackson County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.74%) and those who worked at home (5.01%).

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

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jackson County, OH have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.81% of the workforce in Jackson 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 Jackson County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jackson County, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jackson County, OH (5.56k out of 31.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jackson 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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Health

92.7% of the population of Jackson County, OH has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 23.3% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 2.28% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Jackson County, OH see 2493 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0803% increase from the previous year (2491 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2708 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 524 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,493 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jackson County, OH

Primary care physicians in Jackson County, OH see an average of 2,493 patients per year. This represents a 0.0803% increase from the previous year (2,491 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.7% under 18 years, 19.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 17% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.25%
Uninsured
42.6%
Employer Coverage
23.3%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
2.28%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jackson County, OH grew by 9.72% from 6.61% to 7.25%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 68 in Jackson County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 40.8% in Jackson County, OH.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.41% in Jackson County, OH.

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