Chillicothe, Ohio Population 2020

21,638

Chillicothe is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 21,638, it is the 76th largest city in Ohio and the 1737th largest city in the United States. Chillicothe is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -1.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,901 in 2010. Chillicothe reached it's highest population of 24,957 in 1960. Spanning over 11 miles, Chillicothe has a population density of 2,076 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chillicothe is $58,589 with a poverty rate of 18.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $743 per month, and the median house value is $112,400. The median age in Chillicothe is 41.6 years, 39.8 years for males, and 43.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Chillicothe Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chillicothe was:

  • White: 85.82%
  • Black or African American: 7.37%
  • Two or more races: 5.82%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Chillicothe, Ohio is 21,638, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,698.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,901.

Chillicothe, Ohio Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202076,153-389-0.51%
201976,542-389-0.51%
201876,931-389-0.51%
201777,3204580.59%
201676,862-188-0.24%
201577,050-43-0.06%
201477,093-183-0.24%
201377,276-63-0.08%
201277,339-234-0.30%
201177,573-529-0.68%
201078,1020.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,63885.82%
Black or African American1,6007.37%
Two or More Races1,2655.82%
Some Other Race1330.61%
Asian710.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.05%

Chillicothe Population Pyramid 2020

Chillicothe Median Age

41.6


Total

39.8


Male

43.8


Female

Chillicothe Adults

There are 16,928 adults, (4,263 of whom are seniors) in Chillicothe.

Chillicothe Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chillicothe Sex Ratio

Female

11,111

51.16%

Male

10,606

48.84%

Chillicothe Households and Families

Chillicothe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chillicothe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All57.6%42.4%
Male47%53%
Non Family43.5%56.5%
Female40.1%59.9%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0992.357.6
Non Family3,5901.2643.5
Married3,5702.9480.4
Female1,4923.0940.1
Male4472.9547

2.84

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chillicothe Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4152.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,4599.44%
High School Graduate5,89638.15%
Some College3,29421.31%
Associates Degree1,1817.64%
Bachelors Degree1,81311.73%
Graduate Degree1,3989.05%

Chillicothe Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,48311,8412,808
Black1,2551,142206
Multiple Races551432162
Hispanic757512
Asian717125
Other Race3434
Islander1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,201$36,940$25,377
Less Than High School$12,435$20,651$6,806
High School Grad$25,375$35,525$21,684
Some College$29,789$33,163$25,998
Bachelors Degree$41,229$53,100$36,571
Graduate Degree$61,169$62,281$54,861

$31,201

Average Earnings

$36,940

Average Male

$25,377

Average Female

Chillicothe Language

Chillicothe Language by Age

Chillicothe Language

98.29% of Chillicothe residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Chillicothe Poverty

Chillicothe Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8163,12317.53%
Black1,53240026.11%
Multiple1,25230424.28%
Other1333828.57%
Hispanic1752112.00%

18.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.20%

Male Poverty Rate

20.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chillicothe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chillicothe is Other, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chillicothe is Hispanic, with 12.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.76%
High School16.92%
Some College15.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.01%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.28%
Male Unemployed13.81%
Female Employed11.72%
Male Employed8.02%

Chillicothe Income

Chillicothe Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,027$58,589
Families$55,298$69,962
Married Families$73,182-
Non Families$27,111$38,841

Chillicothe Marital Status

Chillicothe Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chillicothe Married by Age and Sex

Chillicothe Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Chillicothe Marital Status by Race

Chillicothe Veterans

2,069

Number of Veterans

1,888

Male Veterans

181

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam845
First Gulf War275
Second Gulf War214
Korea140
World War II102
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74533
75+514
35 to 54445
55 to 64433
18 to 34144
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,75311.86%
Black21416.37%
2 or More7310.80%
Hispanic3128.70%
Other1620.25%
Asian1318.31%

$Chillicothe Veterans by Education

7.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chillicothe Employment Status

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Chillicothe Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.26%

Born in Ohio

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.12% of Chillicothe residents were born in the United States, with 84.26% having been born in Ohio. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,638-30-0.14%
201921,668-30-0.14%
201821,698250.12%
201721,673-30-0.14%
201621,703-68-0.31%
201521,771-3-0.01%
201421,774-84-0.38%
201321,858-3-0.01%
201221,861-9-0.04%
201121,870-55-0.25%
201021,9251290.06%
200021,796-127-0.06%
199021,923-1,497-0.66%
198023,420-1,422-0.59%
197024,842-115-0.05%
196024,9574,8242.17%
195020,13340.00%
194020,1291,7890.94%
193018,3402,5091.48%
192015,8311,3230.88%
191014,5081,5321.12%
190012,9761,6881.40%
189011,2883500.32%
188010,9382,0182.06%
18708,9201,2941.58%
18607,6265260.72%
18507,1003,1235.97%
18403,9771,1313.40%
18302,8460.00%