Gambier, Ohio Population 2024

2,366

Gambier is a city located in Knox County Ohio. Gambier has a 2024 population of 2,366. Gambier is currently growing at a rate of 1.55% annually and its population has increased by 6.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,220 in 2020.

The average household income in Gambier is $107,288 with a poverty rate of 18.31%. The median age in Gambier is 20.4 years: 20.9 years for males, and 20 years for females.

Gambier Demographics

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

  • White: 88.85%
  • Two or more races: 4.9%
  • Asian: 2.75%
  • Other race: 1.95%
  • Black or African American: 1.55%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,525.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.58% (146)
The current population of Gambier, Ohio is 2,366 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,220.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,77788.85%
Two or more races984.9%
Asian552.75%
Other race391.95%
Black or African American311.55%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gambier Population by Race

Gambier Population Pyramid 2024

Gambier Median Age

20.4

Total

20.9

Male

20

Female

Gambier Adults

There are 1,933 adults, (140 of whom are seniors) in Gambier.

Gambier Age Dependency

11.5

Age Dependency Ratio

7.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

3.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gambier Sex Ratio

Female1,13256.6%
Male86843.4%

Gambier Population by Age

Gambier Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2151.9869.330.7
Non Family1071.3667.332.7
Married842.779.820.2
Female162.4412.587.5
Male81.881000

2.6

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gambier Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree8324.78%
Graduate Degree18755.82%
High School Graduate3811.34%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College278.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gambier Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gambier Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White321321256
Black121212
Other Race222
Hispanic222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Gambier Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,917$59,167$40,481
Graduate Degree$80,455$0$59,655
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$59,775$61,923$58,750
Some College$0$0$0

$59,775

Average Earnings

$61,923

Average Male

$58,750

Average Female

Gambier Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gambier Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gambier Language

93.4% of Gambier residents speak only English, while 6.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.11% of the population.

Gambier Language

Gambier Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4107819.02%

18.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.9%

Male Poverty Rate

16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gambier

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gambier is White, with 19.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gambier is White, with 19.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.08%.

Gambier Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School71.05%
Some College51.85%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%

Gambier Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed14.53%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed6.72%
Female Unemployed0%

Gambier Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gambier Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$88,750$118,577
Households$90,625$107,288
Married Families$113,929$-999,999,999
Non Families$91,458$95,894

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gambier Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

9.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

10.9%

Male Marriage Rate

7.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Gambier Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gambier Marriage

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

Gambier Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gambier Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War21
Vietnam7
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Gambier Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3421
65 to 747
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Gambier Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White281.62%

Gambier Veterans by Race

Gambier Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gambier Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gambier Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gambier Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gambier 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

43.7%

Born in Gambier

93.6%

Native Born

6.4%

Foreign Born

5.65%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.6% of Gambier residents were born in the United States, with 43.7% having been born in Ohio. 5.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gambier Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,549361.43%
20282,513371.49%
20272,476371.52%
20262,439361.5%
20252,403371.56%
20242,366361.55%
20232,330261.13%
20222,30453630.32%
20211,768-452-20.36%
20202,220-264-10.63%
20192,484281.14%
20182,45630.12%
20172,453271.11%
20162,426-11-0.45%
20152,437-37-1.5%
20142,474471.94%
20132,427-7-0.29%
20122,434150.62%
20112,41900%
20102,41900%

Gambier Population by Year