Wilberforce, Ohio Population 2024

1,962

Wilberforce is a city located in Greene County Ohio. Wilberforce has a 2024 population of 1,962. Wilberforce is currently declining at a rate of -5.49% annually and its population has decreased by -18.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,418 in 2020.

The average household income in Wilberforce is $89,944 with a poverty rate of 8.17%. The median age in Wilberforce is 20.2 years: 20.5 years for males, and 20 years for females.

Wilberforce Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 59.32%
  • White: 34.93%
  • Two or more races: 4.43%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
636.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-18.86% (-456)
The current population of Wilberforce, Ohio is 1,962 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,418.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,29959.32%
White76534.93%
Two or more races974.43%
Asian170.78%
Native American60.27%
Other race60.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wilberforce Population by Race

Wilberforce Population Pyramid 2024

Wilberforce Median Age

20.2

Total

20.5

Male

20

Female

Wilberforce Adults

There are 1,983 adults, (136 of whom are seniors) in Wilberforce.

Wilberforce Age Dependency

18.6

Age Dependency Ratio

7.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilberforce Sex Ratio

Female1,28458.63%
Male90641.37%

Wilberforce Population by Age

Wilberforce Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2482.6282.317.7
Married893.381000
Non Family891.2467.432.6
Female663.377.322.7
Male451000

3.31

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilberforce Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade255.34%
Associates Degree224.7%
Bachelors Degree16134.4%
Graduate Degree13629.06%
High School Graduate5411.54%
Less Than 9th Grade102.14%
Some College6012.82%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wilberforce Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilberforce Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black226226172
White201191109
Hispanic512611
2+ Races261616

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 76.11%.

Wilberforce Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$51,719$18,664
Graduate Degree$72,841$0$57,813
High School Graduate$37,083$37,083$0
Less Than 9th Grade$6,250$0$0
Overall$37,386$51,641$0
Some College$0$0$0

$37,386

Average Earnings

$51,641

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Wilberforce Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilberforce Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilberforce Language

97.78% of Wilberforce residents speak only English, while 2.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Wilberforce Language

Wilberforce Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic623658.06%
White295196.44%

8.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.94%

Male Poverty Rate

4.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilberforce

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilberforce is Hispanic, with 58.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilberforce is White, with 6.44% 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 12.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.5%.

Wilberforce Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60%
Bachelors or Greater6.55%
High School0%
Some College0%

Wilberforce Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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

Wilberforce Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilberforce Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$87,841$104,087
Households$79,423$89,944
Married Families$115,125$-999,999,999
Non Families-$60,194

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilberforce Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

9.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

12.2%

Male Marriage Rate

7.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilberforce Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wilberforce Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wilberforce Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilberforce Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

49

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam25
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War13
Korea0
World War II0

Wilberforce Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6427
35 to 5411
65 to 7411
18 to 340
75+0

Wilberforce Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White385.86%
Black110.89%
Hispanic1115.49%

Wilberforce Veterans by Race

Wilberforce Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilberforce Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wilberforce Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilberforce Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilberforce 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

50.14%

Born in Wilberforce

92.74%

Native Born

7.26%

Foreign Born

5.66%

Non Citizen

1.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.74% of Wilberforce residents were born in the United States, with 50.14% having been born in Ohio. 5.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilberforce Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,962-114-5.49%
20232,076-114-5.21%
20222,190-196-8.21%
20212,386-32-1.32%
20202,4181074.63%
20192,311200.87%
20182,291472.09%
20172,244-51-2.22%
20162,295170.75%
20152,2781125.17%
20142,1661879.45%
20131,97919310.81%
20121,78620913.25%
20111,577-694-30.56%
20102,27100%

Wilberforce Population by Year