Mount Gilead, Ohio Population 2024

3,543

Mount Gilead is a city located in Morrow County Ohio. Mount Gilead has a 2024 population of 3,543. It is also the county seat of Morrow County. Mount Gilead is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 1.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,502 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Gilead is $57,971 with a poverty rate of 14.66%. The median age in Mount Gilead is 33.7 years: 30.4 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Mount Gilead Demographics

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

  • White: 85.38%
  • Two or more races: 8.88%
  • Black or African American: 5.74%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,046.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.17% (41)
The current population of Mount Gilead, Ohio is 3,543 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,502.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,49985.38%
Two or more races2608.88%
Black or African American1685.74%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mount Gilead Population by Race

Mount Gilead Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Gilead Median Age

33.7

Total

30.4

Male

34.4

Female

Mount Gilead Adults

There are 2,074 adults, (571 of whom are seniors) in Mount Gilead.

Mount Gilead Age Dependency

94.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Gilead Sex Ratio

Female1,75659.99%
Male1,17140.01%

Mount Gilead Population by Age

Mount Gilead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1662.456.243.8
Non Family5201.1156.743.3
Female3173.5642.657.4
Married3033.3365.734.3
Male263.121000

3.18

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Gilead Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade26314.38%
Associates Degree1437.82%
Bachelors Degree1437.82%
Graduate Degree472.57%
High School Graduate75341.17%
Less Than 9th Grade211.15%
Some College45925.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mount Gilead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Gilead Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6521,449190
2+ Races115450
Hispanic110400
Black49380

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.5%.

Mount Gilead Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,264$65,809$43,088
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$42,818$53,056$39,709
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$38,286$59,712$37,116
Some College$34,135$63,846$29,941

$38,286

Average Earnings

$59,712

Average Male

$37,116

Average Female

Mount Gilead Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Gilead Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Gilead Language

99.96% of Mount Gilead residents speak only English, while 0.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.04% of the population.

Mount Gilead Language

Mount Gilead Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,39939316.38%
Black1261713.49%

14.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.45%

Male Poverty Rate

17.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Gilead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Gilead is White, with 16.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Gilead is Black, with 13.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.89%.

Mount Gilead Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.86%
High School18.57%
Some College14.29%
Bachelors or Greater6.11%

Mount Gilead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed13.51%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed8.64%
Female Unemployed0%

Mount Gilead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Gilead Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,233$67,634
Households$51,534$57,971
Married Families$74,805$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,286$39,090

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Gilead Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

29.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Gilead Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mount Gilead Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Gilead Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Gilead Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

232

Number of Veterans

203

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam109
Second Gulf War55
First Gulf War38
Korea0
World War II0

Mount Gilead Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+79
65 to 7469
35 to 5438
55 to 6429
18 to 3417

Mount Gilead Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White20811.42%
Black1728.81%
2+ Races73.63%

Mount Gilead Veterans by Race

Mount Gilead Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Gilead Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Gilead Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Gilead Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Gilead 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

79.36%

Born in Mount Gilead

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Mount Gilead residents were born in the United States, with 79.36% having been born in Ohio. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mount Gilead Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,595110.31%
20283,584100.28%
20273,574100.28%
20263,564110.31%
20253,553100.28%
20243,543100.28%
20233,533200.57%
20223,513-2-0.06%
20213,515130.37%
20203,502-184-4.99%
20193,686160.44%
20183,670190.52%
20173,651-3-0.08%
20163,654-6-0.16%
20153,66030.08%
20143,65750.14%
20133,652-1-0.03%
20123,65320.05%
20113,651-1-0.03%
20103,65200%
20003,29044415.6%
19902,846-65-2.23%
19802,911-60-2.02%
19702,9711836.56%
19602,788-807-22.45%
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Mount Gilead Population by Year