Hancock County, OH

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Population

75,508

0.217% decline

Median Age

38.9


Median Household Income

$52,831

2.38% growth

Poverty Rate

12.1%


Number of Employees

37,928

0.704% growth

Median Property Value

$132,600

1.45% growth

About

In 2017, Hancock County, OH had a population of 75.5k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $52,831. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hancock County, OH declined from 75,672 to 75,508, a -0.217% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,604 to $52,831, a 2.38% increase.

The population of Hancock County, OH is 89.6% White Alone, 5.16% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.82% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Hancock County, OH speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hancock County, OH are The University of Findlay (1,129 degrees awarded in 2016), Brown Mackie College-Findlay (158 degrees), and Winebrenner Theological Seminary (21 degrees).

The median property value in Hancock County, OH is $132,600, and the homeownership rate is 69.3%. Most people in Hancock County, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Hancock County, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hancock County, OH employs 37.9k people. The largest industries in Hancock County, OH are Manufacturing (10,822 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,407 people), and Retail Trade (4,184 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($103,798), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,678), and Wholesale Trade ($53,750).

Median household income in Hancock County, OH is $52,831. Males in Hancock County, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Hancock County, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,831

2017 value

± $2,001

2.38%

1 Year Growth

± 4.48%

Households in Hancock County, OH have a median annual income of $52,831, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,604 in 2016, which represents a 2.38% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hancock County, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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 2

  2. Census Tract 3

  3. Census Tract 7

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hancock County, OH was Census Tract 2 with a value of $74,232, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 7, with respective values of $68,873 and $68,613.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hancock County, OH (8.88k out of 73.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 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

    7,718 ± 676

  2. Hispanic

    989 ± 268

  3. Two Or More

    539 ± 212

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

37.9k

2017 Value

± 1,329

0.704%

1 Year growth

± 4.88%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hancock County, OH grew at a rate of 0.704%, from 37.7k employees to 37.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hancock County, OH, are Production Occupations (4,716 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,662 people), and Management Occupations (3,612 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hancock County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hancock County, OH, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (4,716 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,662 people), and Management Occupations (3,612 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hancock County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.73 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.14 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hancock County, OH, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($74,382), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($72,273), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,332).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

37.9k

2017 Value

± 1,329

0.704%

1 Year growth

± 4.88%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hancock County, OH grew at a rate of 0.704%, from 37.7k employees to 37.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hancock County, OH, are Manufacturing (10,822 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,407 people), and Retail Trade (4,184 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hancock County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Hancock 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 Hancock County, OH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (10,822 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,407 people), and Retail Trade (4,184 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hancock County, OH has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (5.57 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.82 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (0.988 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hancock County, OH, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($103,798), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,678), and Wholesale Trade ($53,750).

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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. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($64.2B) and Machinery ($45.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B 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. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

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

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Health

94% of the population of Hancock County, OH has health coverage, with 57.7% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Hancock County, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Hancock County, OH see 1799 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.88% decrease from the previous year (1932 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2108 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 782 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,799 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hancock County, OH see an average of 1,799 patients per year. This represents a 6.88% decrease from the previous year (1,932 patients).

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

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

5.96%

Uninsured

57.7%

Employer Coverage

11.5%

Medicaid

12.4%

Medicare

11.1%

Non-Group

1.34%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hancock County, OH declined by 16.6% from 7.14% to 5.96%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hancock 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. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Hancock County, OH is home to a population of 75.5k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.87% of Hancock County, OH residents were born outside of the country (2.92k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Hancock County, OH is composed of 67.7k White Alone residents (89.6%), 3.89k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.16%), 1.38k Asian Alone residents (1.82%), 1.37k Two or More Races residents (1.81%), 1.04k Black or African American Alone residents (1.38%), 127 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.168%), 27 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0358%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hancock County, OH are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

32

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hancock County, OH was 38.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 32. But people in Hancock County, OH are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Hancock County, OH residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.87%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.92k people

3.25%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.46k people

As of 2017, 3.87% of Hancock County, OH residents (2.92k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hancock County, OH was 3.25%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 56,561 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

97.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.7% of Hancock County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hancock County, OH was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    67.7k ± 115

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.89k ± 568

  3. Asian Alone

    1.38k ± 126

In 2017, there were 17.4 times more White Alone residents (67.7k people) in Hancock County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.89k Hispanic or Latino and 1.38k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hancock County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Hancock County, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Hancock County, OH was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Hancock County, OH are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,596 ± 218

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    747 ± 255

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    694 ± 208

Hancock County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Hancock County, OH awarded 1,321 degrees. The student population of Hancock County, OH is skewed towards women, with 1,968 male students and 3,414 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hancock County, OH are White (987 and 83.4%), followed by Black or African American (115 and 9.72%), Hispanic or Latino (35 and 2.96%), and Asian (17 and 1.44%).

The largest universities in Hancock County, OH by number of degrees awarded are The University of Findlay (1,129 and 85.5%), Brown Mackie College-Findlay (158 and 12%), and Winebrenner Theological Seminary (21 and 1.59%).

The most popular majors in Hancock County, OH are General Business Administration & Management (230 and 17.4%), General Education (76 and 5.75%), and Physical Therapy (63 and 4.77%).

The median tuition costs in Hancock County, OH are $31,436 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 50 degrees awarded

  2. 58 degrees awarded

  3. 51 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hancock County, OH was General Biological Sciences with 50 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,129 degrees awarded

  2. 158 degrees awarded

  3. 21 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$31,436

Median Private

In 2016, the Hancock County, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Findlay with 1,129 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

451

Degrees Awarded to Men

870

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 451 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hancock County, OH, which is 0.518 times less than the 870 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    987 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    115 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    35 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hancock County, OH were to White students. These 987 degrees mean that there were 8.58 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 115 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hancock County, OH was $132,600 in 2017, which is 0.609 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $130,700 to $132,600, a 1.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Hancock County, OH is 69.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hancock County, OH have an average commute time of 16.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hancock County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,831

Median Household Income

± $2,001

32k

Number of Households

± 1,237

In 2017, the median household income of the 32k households in Hancock County, OH grew to $52,831 from the previous year's value of $51,604.

The following chart displays the households in Hancock 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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Housing

Property Value

$132,600

2017 Median

± $4,634

$130,700

2016 Median

± $4,355

In 2017, the median property value in Hancock County, OH grew to to $132,600 from the previous year's value of $130,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hancock 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 Hancock County, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

69.3%

2017 Homeownership

69.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.3% of the housing units in Hancock County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hancock County, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hancock County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hancock County, OH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

16.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hancock County, OH have a shorter commute time (16.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.668% of the workforce in Hancock County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.1%

  2. Carpooled

    9.28%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.29%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hancock County, OH was Drove Alone (84.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.28%) and those who Worked At Home (3.29%).

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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