Scioto County, OH

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2022 Population
73,716
0.909% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.6
0.995% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
23.8%
0.139% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$46,360
7.15% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$122,900
14.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
26,689
3.68% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Scioto County, OH had a population of 73.7k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $46,360. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Scioto County, OH declined from 74,392 to 73,716, a −0.909% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,266 to $46,360, a 7.15% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Scioto County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.73%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%), White (Hispanic) (0.657%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.61%).

None of the households in Scioto 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 Scioto County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Scioto County, OH are Shawnee State University (633 degrees awarded in 2022), Scioto County Career Technical Center (145 degrees), and Paramount Beauty Academy (47 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Scioto County, OH was $122,900, and the homeownership rate was 68.5%.

Most people in Scioto County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Scioto County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Scioto County, OH is home to a population of 73.7k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.996% of Scioto County, OH residents were born outside of the country (734 people).

In 2022, there were 33.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (68.1k people) in Scioto County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.01k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.81k Two+ (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 Scioto County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Scioto 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 Scioto County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    68.1k ± 208
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.01k ± 255
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.81k ± 314
1.55%
Hispanic Population
1.14k people

In 2022, there were 33.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (68.1k people) in Scioto County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.01k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.81k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.55% of the people in Scioto County, OH are hispanic (1.14k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.996%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
734 people
0.659%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
490 people

As of 2022, 0.996% of Scioto County, OH residents (734 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 Scioto County, OH was 0.659%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,603 ± 277
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    605 ± 152
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    381 ± 128

Scioto County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Scioto County, OH employs 26.7k people. The largest industries in Scioto County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,804 people), Retail Trade (3,313 people), and Manufacturing (3,029 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,929), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,515), and Public Administration ($62,588).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

26.7k
2022 Value
± 1,252
3.68%
1 Year growth
± 6.36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Scioto County, OH grew at a rate of 3.68%, from 25.7k employees to 26.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Scioto County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,884 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,514 people), and Production Occupations (2,061 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Scioto County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.7k
2022 Value
± 1,252
3.68%
1 Year growth
± 6.36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Scioto County, OH grew at a rate of 3.68%, from 25.7k employees to 26.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Scioto County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,804 people), Retail Trade (3,313 people), and Manufacturing (3,029 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Scioto County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Scioto 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

$45,129
Median earning men ± $2,454
$31,453
Median earning women ± $1,565

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($81,234), Public Administration ($67,917), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($46,927), Public Administration ($43,526), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,370).

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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. 703
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 348
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 302
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Scioto County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 70.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.818%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Scioto County, OH awarded 825 degrees. The student population of Scioto County, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,396 male students and 2,017 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Scioto County, OH are White (759 and 92%), followed by Unknown (36 and 4.36%), Black or African American (23 and 2.79%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (3 and 0.364%).

The largest universities in Scioto County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Shawnee State University (633 and 76.7%), Scioto County Career Technical Center (145 and 17.6%), and Paramount Beauty Academy (47 and 5.7%).

The most popular majors in Scioto County, OH are Registered Nursing (57 and 6.91%), Other Health & Medical Administrative Services (56 and 6.79%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (56 and 6.79%).

The median tuition cost in Scioto County, OH for a public four year colleges is $9,341 for in-state students and $15,686 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2017 in Scioto County, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 68.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 34.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,413 (40.9% men and 59.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,413 students enrolled in Scioto County, OH, 40.9% men and 59.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Unknown with 1,728 records, of which 59.1% were women and 40.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 30 degrees awarded
  2. 56 degrees awarded
  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Scioto County, OH was Registered Nursing with 30 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 633 degrees awarded
  2. 145 degrees awarded
  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Shawnee State University with 633 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 312 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Scioto County, OH, which is 0.608 times less than the 513 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 759 degrees mean that there were 21.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 36 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($9,341) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,524) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Scioto County, OH was $122,900 in 2022, which is 0.436 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $107,600 to $122,900, a 14.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Scioto County, OH is 68.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Scioto County, OH have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Scioto County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Scioto County, OH is $46,360. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Scioto County, OH was Census Tract 21 with a value of $72,520, followed by Census Tract 23 and Census Tract 33, with respective values of $68,995 and $62,952.

In 2022, 14.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Scioto County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.68%.

Property

$122,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,784
$19,209
Median Property Taxes
±$1,017

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

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Rent vs Own

68.5%
Homeownership
2022
57.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.5% of the housing units in Scioto County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 21
  2. Census Tract 23
  3. Census Tract 33

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Scioto County, OH was Census Tract 21 with a value of $72,520, followed by Census Tract 23 and Census Tract 33, with respective values of $68,995 and $62,952.

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

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Household Income

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$46,360
Median Household Income
± $1,684
28k
Number of Households
± 1,268

In 2022, the median household income of the 28k households in Scioto County, OH grew to $46,360 from the previous year's value of $43,266.

The following chart displays the households in Scioto 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Scioto 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 (84%)
  2. Carpooled (7.45%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.05%)

In 2022, 84% of workers in Scioto County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.45%) and those who worked at home (6.05%).

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Scioto County, OH have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.72% of the workforce in Scioto 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 Scioto County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Scioto County, OH have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Scioto County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.68%.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Scioto County, OH (16.8k out of 70.4k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Scioto 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 26.6% of the children was living in poverty in Scioto County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 188 in Scioto County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 19.8 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94% of the population of Scioto County, OH has health coverage, with 38% on employee plans, 31.9% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 8.82% on non-group plans, and 1.59% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Scioto County, OH see 1712 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.233% decrease from the previous year (1716 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2754 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 158 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,712 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Scioto County, OH

Primary care physicians in Scioto County, OH see an average of 1,712 patients per year. This represents a 0.233% decrease from the previous year (1,716 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Scioto 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 23.5% under 18 years, 19.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.02%
Uninsured
38%
Employer Coverage
31.9%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
8.82%
Non-Group
1.59%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Scioto County, OH declined by 4.59% from 6.31% to 6.02%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 69.1 in Scioto 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 39.2% in Scioto County, OH.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.31% in Scioto County, OH.

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