Belmont County, Ohio Population 2021

Belmont County, Ohio's estimated population is 65,952 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Belmont County, Ohio is the 37th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 70,333 and has seen a growth of -6.23% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202165,952-527-0.79%
202066,479-527-0.79%
201967,006-527-0.78%
201867,533-469-0.69%
201768,002-604-0.88%
201668,606-367-0.53%
201568,973-394-0.57%
201469,367-196-0.28%
201369,563-146-0.21%
201269,709-413-0.59%
201170,122-211-0.30%
201070,333-741-1.04%
199071,074-11,495-13.92%
198082,5691,6522.04%
197080,917-2,947-3.51%
196083,864-3,876-4.42%
195087,740-7,874-8.24%
194095,6148950.94%
193094,7191,5261.64%
192093,19316,33721.26%
191076,85615,98126.25%
190060,8753,4626.03%
189057,4137,77515.66%
188049,6389,92424.99%
187039,7143,3169.11%
186036,3981,7985.20%
185034,6003,69911.97%
184030,9012,2747.94%
183028,6278,29840.82%
182020,3299,23283.19%
181011,0970.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.79%
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State
Founded
March 1, 1815
County Seat
2010 Population
70,333
Growth Since 2010
-6.23%
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Belmont County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63,37493.16%
Black or African American2,6523.90%
Two or More Races1,1911.75%
Asian3330.49%
Some Other Race3070.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native1590.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.01%
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Belmont County, Ohio Population by Race

Belmont County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Belmont County, Ohio Median Age

44.6


Total

42.2


Male

47.3


Female

Belmont County, Ohio Adults

There are 55,129 adults, (13,830 of whom are seniors) in Belmont County, Ohio.

Belmont County, Ohio Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Belmont County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

33,142

48.72%

Male

34,882

51.28%

Belmont County, Ohio Population by Age

Belmont County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Belmont County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All76.4%23.6%
Male68.6%31.4%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Female63%37%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Belmont County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,9192.4776.4
Married12,5043.1389.6
Non Family9,5981.1763.9
Female2,6453.5563
Male1,1723.6568.6

3.14

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Belmont County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2012.39%
9th to 12th Grade3,7497.45%
High School Graduate21,32942.39%
Some College9,69219.26%
Associates Degree5,95611.84%
Bachelors Degree5,43210.80%
Graduate Degree2,9535.87%
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Belmont County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Belmont County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White46,93342,8117,942
Black2,0471,492168
2+ Races44632731
Hispanic43031816
Asian307293184
Other Race25219336
Native American1209818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.93%.

Belmont County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,424$39,922$26,319
Less Than 9th Grade$15,313$15,000$15,579
High School Graduate$25,890$33,529$19,733
Some College$34,131$47,935$28,451
Bachelors Degree$42,830$49,381$37,558
Graduate Degree$54,661$64,073$47,885

$31,424

Average Earnings

$39,922

Average Male

$26,319

Average Female

Belmont County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Belmont County, Ohio Language by Age

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Belmont County, Ohio Language

98.22% of Belmont County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Belmont County, Ohio Language

Belmont County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,5117,19311.89%
Multiple1,02730529.70%
Black1,58427117.11%
Asian3337021.02%
Native1285139.84%
Hispanic481377.69%

12.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.67%

Male Poverty Rate

12.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Belmont County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Belmont County, Ohio is Native, with 39.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Belmont County, Ohio is Hispanic, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.04%.

Belmont County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.17%
High School12.85%
Some College8.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.34%

Belmont County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.71%
Male Unemployed25.05%
Female Employed7.26%
Male Employed3.26%

Belmont County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Belmont County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,904$68,384
Families$66,048$82,305
Married Families$76,704$93,056
Non Families$29,191$41,512
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Income by Household Type

Belmont County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Belmont County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Belmont County, Ohio 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.

Belmont County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Belmont County, Ohio Marital Status

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4,690

Number of Veterans

4,500

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,870
Second Gulf War693
First Gulf War668
Korea473
World War II235

Belmont County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,488
75+1,267
35 to 54972
55 to 64595
18 to 34368

Belmont County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,4518.65%
Black2048.90%
Hispanic4910.70%
2+ Races162.40%
Native American1411.57%
Other Race51.91%

Belmont County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Belmont County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Belmont County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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54%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Belmont County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Belmont County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Belmont County, Ohio Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.10%

Born in Belmont County, Ohio

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Belmont County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 51.10% having been born in Ohio. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Belmont County, Ohio Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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