Guernsey County, OH

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2022 Population
38,409
0.345% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.6
0.472% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17%
7.53% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$53,901
11.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$145,800
15.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Guernsey County, OH had a population of 38.4k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $53,901. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Guernsey County, OH declined from 38,542 to 38,409, a −0.345% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,434 to $53,901, a 11.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Guernsey County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.44%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.706%), and White (Hispanic) (0.677%).

None of the households in Guernsey 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.

99.8% of the residents in Guernsey County, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Guernsey County, OH was $145,800, and the homeownership rate was 72.6%.

Most people in Guernsey County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Guernsey County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Guernsey County, OH is home to a population of 38.4k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.971% of Guernsey County, OH residents were born outside of the country (373 people).

In 2022, there were 38.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.9k people) in Guernsey County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 936 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 706 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Guernsey County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Guernsey County, OH was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Guernsey County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35.9k ± 213
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    936 ± 204
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    706 ± 156
1.23%
Hispanic Population
471 people

In 2022, there were 38.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.9k people) in Guernsey County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 936 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 706 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.23% of the people in Guernsey County, OH are hispanic (471 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.971%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
373 people
0.96%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
370 people

As of 2022, 0.971% of Guernsey County, OH residents (373 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 Guernsey County, OH was 0.96%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    987 ± 155
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    443 ± 146
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    326 ± 130

Guernsey County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Guernsey County, OH employs 16.7k people. The largest industries in Guernsey County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,751 people), Retail Trade (2,225 people), and Manufacturing (2,199 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,004), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($59,821), and Public Administration ($57,641).

Occupations

16.7k
2022 Value
± 878
1.62%
1 Year growth
± 7.17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Guernsey County, OH grew at a rate of 1.62%, from 16.5k employees to 16.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Guernsey County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,958 people), Management Occupations (1,592 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,521 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Guernsey County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.7k
2022 Value
± 878
1.62%
1 Year growth
± 7.17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Guernsey County, OH grew at a rate of 1.62%, from 16.5k employees to 16.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Guernsey County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,751 people), Retail Trade (2,225 people), and Manufacturing (2,199 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Guernsey County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Guernsey 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

$44,550
Median earning men ± $3,857
$30,559
Median earning women ± $2,881

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,915), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,632), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,867).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($55,100), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($49,375), and Public Administration ($47,188).

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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. 369
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 228
    Manufacturing
  3. 209
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Guernsey County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 73.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.971%).

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.

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Guernsey County, OH was $145,800 in 2022, which is 0.517 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $126,500 to $145,800, a 15.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Guernsey County, OH is 72.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Guernsey County, OH have an average commute time of 22.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Guernsey County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Guernsey County, OH is $53,901. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Guernsey County, OH was Census Tract 9772 with a value of $69,426, followed by Census Tract 9775 and Census Tract 9777, with respective values of $68,361 and $67,014.

Property

$145,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,066
$11,737
Median Property Taxes
±$738

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 Guernsey County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.6%
Homeownership
2022
64.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.6% of the housing units in Guernsey County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9772
  2. Census Tract 9775
  3. Census Tract 9777

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Guernsey County, OH was Census Tract 9772 with a value of $69,426, followed by Census Tract 9775 and Census Tract 9777, with respective values of $68,361 and $67,014.

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

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Household Income

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$53,901
Median Household Income
± $4,161
16.2k
Number of Households
± 857

In 2022, the median household income of the 16.2k households in Guernsey County, OH grew to $53,901 from the previous year's value of $48,434.

The following chart displays the households in Guernsey 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Guernsey 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 (83.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.84%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.09%)

In 2022, 83.9% of workers in Guernsey County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.84%) and those who worked at home (3.09%).

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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Commute Time

22.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Guernsey County, OH have a shorter commute time (22.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.29% of the workforce in Guernsey 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 Guernsey County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Guernsey County, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Guernsey County, OH (6.45k out of 38k 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 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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

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

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Health

90.3% of the population of Guernsey County, OH has health coverage, with 39.2% on employee plans, 22.8% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.83% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Guernsey County, OH see 2592 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.27% increase from the previous year (2439 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1939 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 436 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,592 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Guernsey County, OH

Primary care physicians in Guernsey County, OH see an average of 2,592 patients per year. This represents a 6.27% increase from the previous year (2,439 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Guernsey 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% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.66%
Uninsured
39.2%
Employer Coverage
22.8%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
1.83%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Guernsey County, OH declined by 6.84% from 10.4% to 9.66%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Guernsey County, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 81.5 in Guernsey County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

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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 37.6% in Guernsey County, OH.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.84% in Guernsey County, OH.

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