Williams County, OH

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2020 Population
36,760
0.152% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.4
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
11%
1.82% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$52,855
0.617% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$108,000
2.47% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
17,602
1.24% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Williams County, OH had a population of 36.8k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $52,855. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Williams County, OH declined from 36,816 to 36,760, a −0.152% decrease and its median household income declined from $53,183 to $52,855, a −0.617% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Williams County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.4%), White (Hispanic) (2.07%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.45%), Other (Hispanic) (1.11%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.06%).

None of the households in Williams 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.

99.1% of the residents in Williams County, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Williams County, OH was $108,000, and the homeownership rate was 75.8%. Most people in Williams County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18 minutes. The average car ownership in Williams County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Williams County, OH is home to a population of 36.8k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.47% of Williams County, OH residents were born outside of the country (542 people).

In 2020, there were 44.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34k people) in Williams County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 762 White (Hispanic) and 532 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Williams County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34k ± 18
  2. White (Hispanic)
    762 ± 206
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    532 ± 176
4.68%
Hispanic Population
1.72k people

In 2020, there were 44.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34k people) in Williams County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 762 White (Hispanic) and 532 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.68% of the people in Williams County, OH are hispanic (1.72k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.47%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
542 people
1.22%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
448 people

As of 2020, 1.47% of Williams County, OH residents (542 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Williams County, OH was 1.22%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 7.9

In 2020, the median age of all people in Williams County, OH was 41.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Williams County, OH are getting staying the same age. In 2019, the average age of all Williams County, OH residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,307 ± 6,257 people
  2. Mexico
    43,106 ± 5,088 people
  3. China
    34,944 ± 4,583 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,307 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,106 and China with 34,944.

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Citizenship

99.1%
2020 Citizenship
99.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.1% of Williams County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Williams County, OH was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    752 ± 136
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    420 ± 111
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    309 ± 111

Williams County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.79 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 Williams County, OH is $52,855. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Williams County, OH was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $68,446, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9508, with respective values of $64,543 and $63,576.

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,988. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Williams County, OH employs 17.6k people. The largest industries in Williams County, OH are Manufacturing (5,694 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,340 people), and Retail Trade (1,999 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($59,792), Public Administration ($50,648), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($47,708).

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,855
2020 value
± $1,722
−0.617%
1 Year Growth
± 4.22%

Households in Williams County, OH have a median annual income of $52,855, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,183 in 2019, which represents a −0.617% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$66,859
Average Male Salary in Ohio
± $1,043
$49,988
Average Female Salary in Ohio
± $782

In 2020, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-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
    $66,781 ± $5,146
  2. White
    $52,037 ± $655
  3. Two or More Races
    $44,595 ± $3,825

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 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 Williams County, OH is from Ohio.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2020, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.751% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 9502
  2. Census Tract 9505
  3. Census Tract 9508

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Williams County, OH was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $68,446, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9508, with respective values of $64,543 and $63,576.

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Williams County, OH (3.91k out of 35.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males < 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
    3,694 ± 428
  2. Hispanic
    186 ± 123
  3. Two Or More
    128 ± 121

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

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

17.6k
2020 Value
± 851
−1.24%
1 Year decline
± 6.49%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Williams County, OH declined at a rate of −1.24%, from 17.8k employees to 17.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Williams County, OH, are Production Occupations (3,429 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,973 people), and Management Occupations (1,448 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Williams County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Williams County, OH, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (3,429 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,973 people), and Management Occupations (1,448 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Williams County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.49 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.75 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.22 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Williams County, OH, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($61,944), Legal Occupations ($57,941), and Management Occupations ($56,786).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

17.6k
2020 Value
± 851
−1.24%
1 Year decline
± 6.49%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Williams County, OH declined at a rate of −1.24%, from 17.8k employees to 17.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Williams County, OH, are Manufacturing (5,694 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,340 people), and Retail Trade (1,999 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Williams County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Williams 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 Williams County, OH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (5,694 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,340 people), and Retail Trade (1,999 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Williams County, OH has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (3.23 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.15 times), and Retail Trade (1.03 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Williams County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($59,792), Public Administration ($50,648), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($47,708).

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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. $57.8B
  2. $53.5B
  3. $52.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Machinery with $57.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($53.5B) and Mixed freight ($52.6B).

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.
$685B
2020 Value in Ohio
$1.25T
Projected 2050 Value in Ohio
81.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $685B. This is expected to increase 81.7% to $1.25T by 2050.

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. $46.1B
  2. $39.9B
  3. $32.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $46.1B, followed by Indiana with $39.9B and Pennsylvania and $32.3B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Williams County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 72.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (26%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.53%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, OH with 83.4% 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 Williams County, OH
72.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Ohio
  1. 83.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Ohio was Holmes County, OH with 83.4% 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 Williams County, OH was $108,000 in 2020, which is 0.47 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $105,400 to $108,000, a 2.47% increase. The homeownership rate in Williams County, OH is 75.8%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Williams County, OH have an average commute time of 18 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Williams County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$108,000
2020 Median
± $5,165
$105,400
2019 Median
± $4,098

In 2020, the median property value in Williams County, OH grew to to $108,000 from the previous year's value of $105,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Williams 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 Williams County, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k 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.
$52,855
Median Household Income
± $1,722
15.3k
Number of Households
± 770

In 2020, the median household income of the 15.3k households in Williams County, OH declined from $52,855 from the previous year's value of $53,183.

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

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Rent vs Own

75.8%
2020 Homeownership
77%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 75.8% of the housing units in Williams County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Williams County, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Williams County, OH have a shorter commute time (18 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.879% of the workforce in Williams County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (87.3%)
  2. Carpooled (5.97%)
  3. Walked (2.33%)

In 2020, 87.3% of workers in Williams County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.97%) and those who walked to work (2.33%).

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

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Health

94.7% of the population of Williams County, OH has health coverage, with 51.6% on employee plans, 16.9% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 9.42% on non-group plans, and 0.74% 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 Williams County, OH see 2045 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0489% increase from the previous year (2044 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2038 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1112 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

2,045 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Williams County, OH

Primary care physicians in Williams County, OH see an average of 2,045 patients per year. This represents a 0.0489% increase from the previous year (2,044 patients).

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

5.33%
Uninsured
51.6%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
9.42%
Non-Group
0.74%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Williams County, OH grew by 11.1% from 4.8% to 5.33%.

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