Wills, Ohio Population 2024

1,485

Wills is a city located in Guernsey County and Noble County Ohio. Wills has a 2024 population of 1,485. Wills is currently declining at a rate of -0.4% annually and its population has decreased by -1.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,509 in 2020.

The average household income in Wills is $80,927 with a poverty rate of 18.43%. The median age in Wills is 50.7 years: 48.2 years for males, and 53.4 years for females.

Wills Demographics

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

  • White: 88.41%
  • Other race: 6.22%
  • Two or more races: 3.38%
  • Black or African American: 1.82%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
36.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
40.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.59% (-24)
The current population of Wills, Ohio is 1,485 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,509.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,64888.41%
Other race1166.22%
Two or more races633.38%
Black or African American341.82%
Asian30.16%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wills Population by Race

Wills Population Pyramid 2024

Wills Median Age

50.7

Total

48.2

Male

53.4

Female

Wills Adults

There are 1,581 adults, (551 of whom are seniors) in Wills.

Wills Age Dependency

81

Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wills Sex Ratio

Female92849.79%
Male93650.21%

Wills Population by Age

Wills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7612.3779.420.6
Married5152.378614
Non Family1541.1887.712.3
Female534.5824.575.5
Male394.1333.366.7

2.54

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wills Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade20214.41%
Associates Degree16811.98%
Bachelors Degree1138.06%
Graduate Degree292.07%
High School Graduate59942.72%
Less Than 9th Grade211.5%
Some College27019.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3341,119108
2+ Races454523
Hispanic27197
Other Race888
Black440
Asian333

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%.

Wills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$74,167$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$29,800$42,321$21,042
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$40,375$44,813$28,938
Some College$46,667$55,000$40,769

$40,375

Average Earnings

$44,813

Average Male

$28,938

Average Female

Wills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wills Language

94.23% of Wills residents speak only English, while 5.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Wills Language

Wills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,61322513.95%
Other11610893.1%
Black3438.82%

18.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.88%

Male Poverty Rate

26.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wills is Other, with 93.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wills is Black, with 8.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.02%.

Wills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College18.64%
Less Than 9th Grade17.39%
High School10.02%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Wills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed20.69%
Male Employed8.49%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Wills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$67,125$86,166
Households$58,801$80,927
Married Families$81,146$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,833$53,794

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wills 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.

Wills Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

206

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam82
Korea58
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War18
World War II0

Wills Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7480
75+66
35 to 5450
55 to 6410
18 to 340

Wills Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White19813.36%
Other Race8100%

Wills Veterans by Race

Wills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wills 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

85.03%

Born in Wills

99.46%

Native Born

0.54%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.46% of Wills residents were born in the United States, with 85.03% having been born in Ohio. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wills Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,455-6-0.41%
20281,461-6-0.41%
20271,467-6-0.41%
20261,473-6-0.41%
20251,479-6-0.4%
20241,485-6-0.4%
20231,491-6-0.4%
20221,497-6-0.4%
20211,503-6-0.4%
20201,509-41-2.65%
20191,550-7-0.45%
20181,557-2-0.13%
20171,559-8-0.51%
20161,567-9-0.57%
20151,576-13-0.82%
20141,589-2-0.13%
20131,591-7-0.44%
20121,598-3-0.19%
20111,601-6-0.37%
20101,60700%

Wills Population by Year