Paulding County, OH

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2019 Population
18,809
0.334% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
42.1
0.238% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
9.88%
3.82% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$55,330
6.54% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$97,000
2.86% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
8,646
0.174% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Paulding County, OH had a population of 18.8k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $55,330. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Paulding County, OH declined from 18,872 to 18,809, a −0.334% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,933 to $55,330, a 6.54% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Paulding County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.5%), White (Hispanic) (2.93%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.5%), Other (Hispanic) (1.24%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.782%). 0% of the households in Paulding County, OH speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

99.2% of the residents in Paulding County, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Paulding County, OH was $97,000, and the homeownership rate was 79%. Most people in Paulding County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Paulding County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Paulding County, OH is home to a population of 18.8k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 5.36% of Paulding County, OH residents were born outside of the country (1.01k people).

In 2019, there were 31.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.4k people) in Paulding County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 551 White (Hispanic) and 282 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Paulding County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    17.4k ± 18
  2. White (Hispanic)
    551 ± 138
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    282 ± 52.2
4.76%
Hispanic Population
896 people

In 2019, there were 31.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.4k people) in Paulding County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 551 White (Hispanic) and 282 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.76% of the people in Paulding County, OH are hispanic (896 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.36%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.01k people
1.4%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
265 people

As of 2019, 5.36% of Paulding County, OH residents (1.01k 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 Paulding County, OH was 1.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Paulding County, OH was 42.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Paulding County, OH are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Paulding 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

99.2%
2019 Citizenship
99.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.2% of Paulding County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Paulding County, OH was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    537 ± 101
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    175 ± 65
  3. Korea
    122 ± 58

Paulding County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.07 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 Paulding County, OH is $55,330. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Paulding County, OH was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $63,152, followed by Census Tract 9605 and Census Tract 9601, with respective values of $59,974 and $57,500.

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 Paulding County, OH employs 8.65k people. The largest industries in Paulding County, OH are Manufacturing (2,724 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,116 people), and Retail Trade (791 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,841), and Finance & Insurance ($59,107).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,330
2019 value
± $3,537
6.54%
1 Year Growth
± 7.64%

Households in Paulding County, OH have a median annual income of $55,330, 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 $51,933 in 2018, which represents a 6.54% 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 Paulding 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 9603
  2. Census Tract 9605
  3. Census Tract 9601

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Paulding County, OH was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $63,152, followed by Census Tract 9605 and Census Tract 9601, with respective values of $59,974 and $57,500.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Paulding 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

9.88% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Paulding County, OH (1.84k out of 18.7k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

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
    1,688 ± 199
  2. Two Or More
    138 ± 87
  3. Hispanic
    92 ± 88

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

8.65k
2019 Value
± 464
0.174%
1 Year growth
± 7.66%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Paulding County, OH grew at a rate of 0.174%, from 8.63k employees to 8.65k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Paulding County, OH, are Production Occupations (1,544 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (814 people), and Material Moving Occupations (739 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Paulding County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Paulding County, OH, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,544 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (814 people), and Material Moving Occupations (739 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Paulding County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.15 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.3 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.19 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Paulding County, OH, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,958), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($60,365), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($58,616).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.65k
2019 Value
± 464
0.174%
1 Year growth
± 7.66%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Paulding County, OH grew at a rate of 0.174%, from 8.63k employees to 8.65k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Paulding County, OH, are Manufacturing (2,724 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,116 people), and Retail Trade (791 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Paulding County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Paulding 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 Paulding County, OH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,724 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,116 people), and Retail Trade (791 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Paulding County, OH has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.73 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (3.15 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.02 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Paulding County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($71,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,841), and Finance & Insurance ($59,107).

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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 Paulding County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 71.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (23.1%), followed by Other (5.02%). 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 Paulding County, OH
71.8% 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 Paulding County, OH was $97,000 in 2019, which is 0.403 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $94,300 to $97,000, a 2.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Paulding County, OH is 79%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Paulding County, OH have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Paulding County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$97,000
2019 Median
± $3,171
$94,300
2018 Median
± $3,874

In 2019, the median property value in Paulding County, OH grew to to $97,000 from the previous year's value of $94,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Paulding 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 Paulding 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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$55,330
Median Household Income
± $3,537
7.71k
Number of Households
± 417

In 2019, the median household income of the 7.71k households in Paulding County, OH grew to $55,330 from the previous year's value of $51,933.

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

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Rent vs Own

79%
2019 Homeownership
76.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 79% of the housing units in Paulding County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.9%.

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

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Commute Time

22.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Paulding County, OH have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0.373% of the workforce in Paulding County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (87.4%)
  2. Carpooled (5.77%)
  3. Walked (3.81%)

In 2019, 87.4% of workers in Paulding County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.77%) and those who walked to work (3.81%).

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

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Health

94.2% of the population of Paulding County, OH has health coverage, with 53% on employee plans, 15.2% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 9.91% on non-group plans, and 0.93% 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 Paulding County, OH see 3752 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.451% decrease from the previous year (3769 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4668 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2075 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

3,752 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Paulding County, OH

Primary care physicians in Paulding County, OH see an average of 3,752 patients per year. This represents a 0.451% decrease from the previous year (3,769 patients).

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

5.75%
Uninsured
53%
Employer Coverage
15.2%
Medicaid
15.2%
Medicare
9.91%
Non-Group
0.93%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Paulding County, OH declined by 8.22% from 6.27% to 5.75%.

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