The Plains, Ohio Population 2024

2,635

The Plains is a city located in Athens County Ohio. The Plains has a 2024 population of 2,635. The Plains is currently declining at a rate of -1.64% annually and its population has decreased by -6.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,813 in 2020.

The average household income in The Plains is $60,268 with a poverty rate of 20.62%. The median age in The Plains is 59.1 years: 54.5 years for males, and 63.1 years for females.

The Plains Demographics

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

  • White: 91.23%
  • Two or more races: 8.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,155.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.33% (-178)
The current population of The Plains, Ohio is 2,635 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,813.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,48591.23%
Two or more races2198.04%
Black or African American200.73%
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

The Plains Population by Race

The Plains Population Pyramid 2024

The Plains Median Age

59.1

Total

54.5

Male

63.1

Female

The Plains Adults

There are 2,503 adults, (1,005 of whom are seniors) in The Plains.

The Plains Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

67.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.8

Child Dependency Ratio

The Plains Sex Ratio

Female1,53856.46%
Male1,18643.54%

The Plains Population by Age

The Plains Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5541.695347
Non Family9061.115149
Married4622.3767.132.9
Female1712.8129.870.2
Male153.20100

2.44

Average Family Size

1.69

Average Household Size

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

The Plains Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1205.18%
Associates Degree1767.59%
Bachelors Degree35315.23%
Graduate Degree40317.39%
High School Graduate70030.2%
Less Than 9th Grade1084.66%
Some College45819.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

The Plains Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

The Plains Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1701,951729
2+ Races12811914
Black202013
Hispanic17170

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 65%.

The Plains Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$53,571$76,528$38,722
Graduate Degree$100,377$68,603$100,743
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$53,105$42,692$54,971
Some College$37,894$38,250$36,917

$53,105

Average Earnings

$42,692

Average Male

$54,971

Average Female

The Plains Earnings by Educational Attainment

The Plains Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

The Plains Language

97.26% of The Plains residents speak only English, while 2.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

The Plains Language

The Plains Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,41646119.08%
Multiple2198538.81%

20.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.71%

Male Poverty Rate

20.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in The Plains

The race most likely to be in poverty in The Plains is Multiple, with 38.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in The Plains is White, with 19.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.13%.

The Plains Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.94%
Some College23.35%
High School8.07%
Bachelors or Greater0%

The Plains Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed18.74%
Male Employed12.37%
Male Unemployed11.54%

The Plains Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

The Plains Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$58,419$70,108
Households$52,794$60,268
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,877$51,616

mean

median

Income by Household Type

The Plains Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

The Plains Married by Age and Sex

male

female

The Plains Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 15-19, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

The Plains Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

The Plains Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

221

Number of Veterans

204

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam151
First Gulf War33
Second Gulf War16
Korea0
World War II0

The Plains Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74139
55 to 6448
35 to 5434
18 to 340
75+0

The Plains Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2219.64%

The Plains Veterans by Race

The Plains Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

The Plains Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.3%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

The Plains Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

The Plains Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

The Plains 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

66.56%

Born in The Plains

98.49%

Native Born

1.51%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.49% of The Plains residents were born in the United States, with 66.56% 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.

The Plains Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,635-44-1.64%
20232,679-45-1.65%
20222,724803.03%
20212,644-169-6.01%
20202,813-133-4.51%
20192,946-55-1.83%
20183,001180.6%
20172,983652.23%
20162,918-312-9.66%
20153,2302006.6%
20143,030481.61%
20132,982-154-4.91%
20123,136-14-0.44%
20113,150702.27%
20103,08000%

The Plains Population by Year