Eaton, Ohio Population 2024

8,244

Eaton is a city located in Preble County Ohio. Eaton has a 2024 population of 8,244. It is also the county seat of Preble County. Eaton is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -1.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,386 in 2020.

The average household income in Eaton is $67,533 with a poverty rate of 10.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Eaton is 42.8 years, 42 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Eaton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.56%
  • Black or African American: 1.48%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
6.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,282.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.69% (-142)
The current population of Eaton, Ohio is 8,244 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,386.

Eaton, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,88194.27%
Two or more races2142.56%
Black or African American1241.48%
Other race861.03%
Asian550.66%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Eaton Population by Race

Eaton Population Pyramid 2024

Eaton Median Age

42.8

Total

42

Male

43.8

Female

Eaton Adults

There are 6,405 adults, (1,806 of whom are seniors) in Eaton.

Eaton Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Eaton Sex Ratio

Female4,55354.46%
Male3,80745.54%

Eaton Population by Age

Eaton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6732.268.531.5
Non Family1,6051.256.143.9
Married1,5112.9388.211.8
Female4443.2346.653.4
Male1132.566931

2.9

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eaton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade721.22%
9th to 12th Grade3556.03%
High School Graduate2,37240.31%
Some College1,31322.31%
Associates Degree4327.34%
Bachelors Degree80513.68%
Graduate Degree5369.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Eaton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eaton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,6505,2621,313
2+ Races1421300
Asian554516
Black321512
Other Race660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 37.5%.

Eaton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,383$58,351$34,369
Less Than 9th Grade$65,174$65,727$0
High School Graduate$38,113$49,053$29,963
Some College$37,660$57,602$31,964
Bachelors Degree$55,582$67,411$55,248
Graduate Degree$59,565$59,429$60,260

$41,383

Average Earnings

$58,351

Average Male

$34,369

Average Female

Eaton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eaton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eaton Language

98.76% of Eaton residents speak only English, while 1.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Eaton Language

Eaton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,6257279.53%
Multiple2149042.06%
Black996868.69%

10.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.02%

Male Poverty Rate

15.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eaton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eaton is Black, with 68.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eaton is White, with 9.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.19%.

Eaton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.12%
Some College11.01%
High School11%
Bachelors or Greater4.25%

Eaton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed5.43%
Male Employed1.09%

Eaton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eaton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$54,860$67,533
Families$73,929$86,506
Married Families$95,477$-999,999,999
Non Families$30,605$40,087

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eaton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Eaton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eaton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Eaton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eaton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

534

Number of Veterans

475

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam229
Second Gulf War75
First Gulf War54
Korea38
World War II8

Eaton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74195
75+135
35 to 5493
55 to 6480
18 to 3431

Eaton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5328.62%
2+ Races21.41%

Eaton Veterans by Race

Eaton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eaton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Eaton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eaton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eaton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.32%

Born in Eaton

98.8%

Native Born

1.2%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.8% of Eaton residents were born in the United States, with 70.32% having been born in Ohio. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Eaton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,066-36-0.44%
20288,102-35-0.43%
20278,137-36-0.44%
20268,173-35-0.43%
20258,208-36-0.44%
20248,244-35-0.42%
20238,279-36-0.43%
20228,315-60-0.72%
20218,375-11-0.13%
20208,3862553.14%
20198,131-34-0.42%
20188,165-14-0.17%
20178,17930.04%
20168,176-28-0.34%
20158,204-32-0.39%
20148,236-41-0.5%
20138,277-33-0.4%
20128,310-43-0.51%
20118,353-35-0.42%
20108,3882553.14%
20008,1337379.96%
19907,3965578.14%
19806,83981913.6%
19706,02098619.59%
19605,03479218.67%
19504,24269019.43%
19403,5522056.12%
19303,3471374.27%
19203,210230.72%
19103,187321.01%
19003,1552217.53%
18902,93400%
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Eaton Population by Year