Whetstone, Ohio Population 2024

1,921

Whetstone is a city located in Crawford County, Marion County, Morrow County, Richland County, and Wyandot County Ohio. Whetstone has a 2024 population of 1,921. Whetstone is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,961 in 2020.

The average household income in Whetstone is $73,777 with a poverty rate of 5.22%. The median age in Whetstone is 51.4 years: 52.6 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

Whetstone Demographics

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

  • White: 94.08%
  • Two or more races: 4.62%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.43%
  • Other race: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
40.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
47.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.04% (-40)
The current population of Whetstone, Ohio is 1,921 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,961.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,73194.08%
Two or more races854.62%
Asian150.82%
Black or African American80.43%
Other race10.05%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Whetstone Population by Race

Whetstone Population Pyramid 2024

Whetstone Median Age

51.4

Total

52.6

Male

51.1

Female

Whetstone Adults

There are 1,445 adults, (587 of whom are seniors) in Whetstone.

Whetstone Age Dependency

114.5

Age Dependency Ratio

68.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Whetstone Sex Ratio

Female88247.93%
Male95852.07%

Whetstone Population by Age

Whetstone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8182.21946
Married4632.7496.13.9
Non Family2991.1392.37.7
Female473.4387.212.8
Male94.4477.822.2

2.81

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

94.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Whetstone Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1117.93%
Associates Degree997.08%
Bachelors Degree1097.79%
Graduate Degree14910.65%
High School Graduate69449.61%
Less Than 9th Grade423%
Some College19513.94%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Whetstone Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whetstone Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3541,215238
2+ Races2185
Asian151515
Black880
Other Race100

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

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

Whetstone Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$51,200$0$0
Graduate Degree$112,607$113,214$0
High School Graduate$40,029$45,125$24,615
Less Than 9th Grade$18,000$0$0
Overall$40,975$52,400$28,403
Some College$28,504$28,882$27,708

$40,975

Average Earnings

$52,400

Average Male

$28,403

Average Female

Whetstone Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whetstone Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Whetstone Language

96.93% of Whetstone residents speak only English, while 3.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Whetstone Language

Whetstone Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,682925.47%
Multiple8511.18%

5.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.49%

Male Poverty Rate

8.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whetstone

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whetstone is White, with 5.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whetstone is Multiple, with 1.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.73%.

Whetstone Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.39%
High School4.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%
Some College1.02%

Whetstone Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25%
Female Employed4.49%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Whetstone Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whetstone Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$73,355$88,535
Households$61,250$73,777
Married Families$80,481$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,546$47,316

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Whetstone Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Whetstone Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Whetstone 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 55-64.

Whetstone Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Whetstone Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

184

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam82
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War8
Korea0
World War II0

Whetstone Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+105
65 to 7446
55 to 6425
35 to 548
18 to 340

Whetstone Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White17612.59%
Black8100%

Whetstone Veterans by Race

Whetstone Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whetstone Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.2%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Whetstone Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Whetstone Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Whetstone 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

86.85%

Born in Whetstone

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Whetstone residents were born in the United States, with 86.85% having been born in Ohio. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Whetstone Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,861-12-0.64%
20281,873-12-0.64%
20271,885-12-0.63%
20261,897-12-0.63%
20251,909-12-0.62%
20241,921-12-0.62%
20231,933-12-0.62%
20221,945-12-0.61%
20211,957-4-0.2%
20201,961-11-0.56%
20191,972-3-0.15%
20181,975-13-0.65%
20171,988-20-1%
20162,008-12-0.59%
20152,020-3-0.15%
20142,023-13-0.64%
20132,036-4-0.2%
20122,040-27-1.31%
20112,067-21-1.01%
20102,08800%

Whetstone Population by Year