Townsend, Ohio Population 2024

1,530

Townsend is a city located in Erie County and Huron County Ohio. Townsend has a 2024 population of 1,530. Townsend is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -1.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,557 in 2020.

The average household income in Townsend is $84,163 with a poverty rate of 3.36%. The median age in Townsend is 43.5 years: 43.1 years for males, and 49.1 years for females.

Townsend Demographics

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

  • White: 98.6%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
25.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
59.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.73% (-27)
The current population of Townsend, Ohio is 1,530 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,557.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,40798.6%
Other race130.91%
Two or more races70.49%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Townsend Population by Race

Townsend Population Pyramid 2024

Townsend Median Age

43.5

Total

43.1

Male

49.1

Female

Townsend Adults

There are 1,126 adults, (310 of whom are seniors) in Townsend.

Townsend Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Townsend Sex Ratio

Female72050.46%
Male70749.54%

Townsend Population by Age

Townsend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5942.489.610.4
Married3872.818416
Non Family1451.191000
Female502.761000
Male122.251000

2.76

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

89.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Townsend Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree272.58%
Bachelors Degree13612.98%
Graduate Degree434.1%
High School Graduate55352.77%
Less Than 9th Grade222.1%
Some College26725.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Townsend Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Townsend Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,0281,006179
Other Race13130
Hispanic13130
2+ Races770

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 white people with a rate of 17.41%.

Townsend Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$20,938
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$37,596$46,597$25,550
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$45,479$47,391$26,250
Some College$45,881$46,619$35,952

$45,479

Average Earnings

$47,391

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Townsend Earnings by Educational Attainment

Townsend Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Townsend Language

97.2% of Townsend residents speak only English, while 2.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Townsend Language

Townsend Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,407483.41%

3.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

6.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Townsend

The race most likely to be in poverty in Townsend is White, with 3.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Townsend is White, with 3.41% 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 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.74%.

Townsend Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College16.33%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Townsend Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Townsend Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Townsend Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$73,015$89,990
Households$70,735$84,163
Married Families$78,819$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,948$54,972

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Townsend Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Townsend Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Townsend 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 35-44.

Townsend Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Townsend Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

103

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam47
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War8
Korea0
World War II0

Townsend Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5438
65 to 7425
75+22
55 to 6418
18 to 340

Townsend Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1039.31%

Townsend Veterans by Race

Townsend Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Townsend Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Townsend Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Townsend Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Townsend 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

87.6%

Born in Townsend

98.67%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.67% of Townsend residents were born in the United States, with 87.6% 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.

Townsend Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,485-9-0.6%
20281,494-9-0.6%
20271,503-9-0.6%
20261,512-9-0.59%
20251,521-9-0.59%
20241,530-9-0.58%
20231,539-9-0.58%
20221,548-9-0.58%
20211,55700%
20201,557-7-0.45%
20191,564-4-0.26%
20181,568-8-0.51%
20171,576-3-0.19%
20161,579-2-0.13%
20151,581-9-0.57%
20141,590-7-0.44%
20131,597-10-0.62%
20121,607-7-0.43%
20111,614-2-0.12%
20101,61600%

Townsend Population by Year