Fairfield County, Ohio Population 2024

166,330

Fairfield County, Ohio's estimated 2024 population is 166,330 with a growth rate of 1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fairfield County, Ohio is the 20th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 population was 146,408 and has seen a growth of 13.61% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029174,9101,7160.99%
2028173,1941,7161%
2027171,4781,7161.01%
2026169,7621,7161.02%
2025168,0461,7161.03%
2024166,3301,7161.04%
2023164,6141,7161.05%
2022162,8981,7161.06%
2021161,1821,7391.09%
2020159,4431,7401.1%
2019157,7031,6411.05%
2018156,0621,3440.87%
2017154,7181,8891.24%
2016152,8291,5191%
2015151,3109100.61%
2014150,4001,5801.06%
2013148,8201,5061.02%
2012147,3141340.09%
2011147,1807720.53%
2010146,408
1990103,4619,78310.44%
198093,67820,37727.8%
197073,3019,38914.69%
196063,91211,78222.6%
195052,1303,6407.51%
194048,4904,48010.18%
193044,0103,5268.71%
192040,4841,2833.27%
191039,2014,94214.43%
190034,2593200.94%
189033,939-345-1.01%
188034,2843,14610.1%
187031,1386001.96%
186030,5382740.91%
185030,264-1,660-5.2%
184031,9247,13828.8%
183024,7868,15349.02%
182016,6335,27246.4%
181011,361-163,549-93.5%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.04% (1,716)
County Website
Fairfield County
State
Ohio
County Seat
2020 Population
159,443
Area
504 mi²
Density
330 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
4.32% (6,887)
Founded
December 9, 1800

Fairfield County, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White133,70783.9%
Black or African American13,4778.46%
Two or more races6,5984.14%
Asian3,4972.19%
Other race1,8041.13%
Native American1450.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1430.09%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairfield County, Ohio Population by Race

Fairfield County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2024

Fairfield County, Ohio Median Age

39.5

Total

38.7

Male

40.5

Female

Fairfield County, Ohio Adults

There are 121,513 adults, (25,835 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield County, Ohio.

Fairfield County, Ohio Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female79,61249.95%
Male79,75950.05%

Fairfield County, Ohio Population by Age

Fairfield County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All58,7232.6674.925.1
Married32,8483.2289.110.9
Non Family16,6781.2358.941.1
Female6,4353.2949.950.1
Male2,7623.1760.439.6
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3.12

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairfield County, Ohio Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairfield County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairfield County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 40.15%.

Fairfield County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,334

Average Earnings

$61,572

Average Male

$44,219

Average Female

Fairfield County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfield County, Ohio Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairfield County, Ohio Language

94.96% of Fairfield County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 5.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Fairfield County, Ohio Language

Fairfield County, Ohio Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White129,98010,8888.38%
Black12,7271,52611.99%
Hispanic3,94454613.84%
Multiple6,3443755.91%
Other1,76136920.95%
Asian3,4971765.03%
Islander1379065.69%
Native921314.13%
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8.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.83%

Male Poverty Rate

9.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield County, Ohio is Islander, with 65.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield County, Ohio is Asian, with 5.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.82%.

Fairfield County, Ohio Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.08%
High School10.49%
Some College7.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%
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Fairfield County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.3%
Male Unemployed18.86%
Female Employed5.18%
Male Employed3.51%
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Fairfield County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfield County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairfield County, Ohio Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfield County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairfield 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.

Fairfield County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairfield County, Ohio Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9,179

Number of Veterans

8,555

Male Veterans

624

Female Veterans

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Fairfield County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Fairfield County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Fairfield County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Fairfield County, Ohio Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield County, Ohio Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfield County, Ohio Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairfield County, Ohio Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairfield County, Ohio 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

77.2%

Born in Fairfield County, Ohio

95.93%

Native Born

4.07%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

2.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.93% of Fairfield County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 77.2% having been born in Ohio. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairfield County, Ohio Place of Birth

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