Jackson County, OH

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Population

32,624

0.284% decline

Median Age

40.2


Median Household Income

$43,397

7.6% growth

Poverty Rate

20.6%


Number of Employees

13,511

1.91% growth

Median Property Value

$93,900

3.41% growth

About

In 2017, Jackson County, OH had a population of 32.6k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $43,397. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jackson County, OH declined from 32,717 to 32,624, a -0.284% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,330 to $43,397, a 7.6% increase.

The population of Jackson County, OH is 96.2% White Alone, 1.89% Two or More Races, and 1.01% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Jackson County, OH speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jackson County, OH are Daymar College-Jackson (13 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Jackson County, OH is $93,900, and the homeownership rate is 68.5%. Most people in Jackson County, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Jackson County, OH employs 13.5k people. The largest industries in Jackson County, OH are Manufacturing (2,728 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,622 people), and Retail Trade (1,739 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,200), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($56,589), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($49,211).

Median household income in Jackson County, OH is $43,397. Males in Jackson 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 Jackson County, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,397

2017 value

± $2,292

7.6%

1 Year Growth

± 7.7%

Households in Jackson County, OH have a median annual income of $43,397, 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 $40,330 in 2016, which represents a 7.6% 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 Jackson 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 9578

  2. Census Tract 9577

  3. Census Tract 9574

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jackson County, OH was Census Tract 9578 with a value of $49,003, followed by Census Tract 9577 and Census Tract 9574, with respective values of $48,820 and $44,428.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Jackson 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

20.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jackson County, OH (6.63k out of 32.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    6,265 ± 601

  2. Two Or More

    255 ± 128

  3. Black

    84 ± 158

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

13.5k

2017 Value

± 835

1.91%

1 Year growth

± 8.62%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson County, OH grew at a rate of 1.91%, from 13.3k employees to 13.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jackson County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,817 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,198 people), and Production Occupations (1,165 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jackson County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jackson County, OH, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,817 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,198 people), and Production Occupations (1,165 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Jackson County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.05 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.82 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.72 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jackson County, OH, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($64,821), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($59,250), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($54,083).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

13.5k

2017 Value

± 835

1.91%

1 Year growth

± 8.62%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson County, OH grew at a rate of 1.91%, from 13.3k employees to 13.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jackson County, OH, are Manufacturing (2,728 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,622 people), and Retail Trade (1,739 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jackson County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Jackson County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Jackson County, OH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,728 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,622 people), and Retail Trade (1,739 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Jackson County, OH has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.23 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.99 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jackson County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($71,200), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($56,589), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($49,211).

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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

90.3% of the population of Jackson County, OH has health coverage, with 41.2% on employee plans, 23.3% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.92% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Jackson County, OH see 2328 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.64% increase from the previous year (2183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4063 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1354 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

2,328 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Jackson County, OH see an average of 2,328 patients per year. This represents a 6.64% increase from the previous year (2,183 patients).

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

9.68%

Uninsured

41.2%

Employer Coverage

23.3%

Medicaid

12.3%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

1.92%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jackson County, OH declined by 0.783% from 9.75% to 9.68%.

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

Jackson County, OH is home to a population of 32.6k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.02% of Jackson County, OH residents were born outside of the country (333 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Jackson County, OH is composed of 31.4k White Alone residents (96.2%), 617 Two or More Races residents (1.89%), 331 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.01%), 249 Black or African American Alone residents (0.763%), 35 Asian Alone residents (0.107%), 23 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0705%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jackson County, OH was 40.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Jackson County, OH are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Jackson County, OH residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.02%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

333 people

1.25%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

410 people

As of 2017, 1.02% of Jackson County, OH residents (333 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 Jackson County, OH was 1.25%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Jackson County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jackson County, OH was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    31.4k ± 17

  2. Two or More Races

    617 ± 98.5

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    331 ± 150

In 2017, there were 50.8 times more White Alone residents (31.4k people) in Jackson County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 617 Two or More Races and 331 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Jackson 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 Jackson 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 Jackson County, OH was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Jackson 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

    821 ± 186

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    206 ± 112

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    199 ± 88

Jackson County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Jackson County, OH awarded 13 degrees. The student population of Jackson County, OH is skewed towards N/A, with N/A male students and N/A female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jackson County, OH are White (13 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Jackson County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Daymar College-Jackson (13 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jackson County, OH are Medical Assistant (8 and 61.5%), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (4 and 30.8%), and Pharmacy Technician (1 and 7.69%).

The median tuition costs in Jackson County, OH are $N/A 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. 8 degrees awarded

  2. 4 degrees awarded

  3. 1 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Jackson County, OH was Medical Assistant with 8 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

13 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Jackson County, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Daymar College-Jackson with 13 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2

Degrees Awarded to Men

11

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 2 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jackson County, OH, which is 0.182 times less than the 11 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

    13 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jackson County, OH were to White students. These 13 degrees mean that there were N/A times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jackson County, OH was $93,900 in 2017, which is 0.432 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $90,800 to $93,900, a 3.41% increase. The homeownership rate in Jackson County, OH is 68.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jackson County, OH have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Jackson County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$43,397

Median Household Income

± $2,292

13k

Number of Households

± 807

In 2017, the median household income of the 13k households in Jackson County, OH grew to $43,397 from the previous year's value of $40,330.

The following chart displays the households in Jackson County, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$93,900

2017 Median

± $3,102

$90,800

2016 Median

± $3,799

In 2017, the median property value in Jackson County, OH grew to to $93,900 from the previous year's value of $90,800.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

68.5%

2017 Homeownership

66.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.5% of the housing units in Jackson County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jackson 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 Jackson County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jackson County, OH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jackson County, OH have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.68% of the workforce in Jackson County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.9%

  2. Carpooled

    9.2%

  3. Walked

    2.84%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jackson County, OH was Drove Alone (84.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.2%) and those who Walked (2.84%).

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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