Guernsey County, Ohio Population 2021

Guernsey County, Ohio's estimated population is 38,603 with a growth rate of -0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Guernsey County, Ohio is the 65th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 40,155 and has seen a growth of -3.87% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202138,603-136-0.35%
202038,739-136-0.35%
201938,875-136-0.35%
201839,011-55-0.14%
201739,066-145-0.37%
201639,211-181-0.46%
201539,392-298-0.75%
201439,690-16-0.04%
201339,706-170-0.43%
201239,876-34-0.09%
201139,910-245-0.61%
201040,1551,1312.90%
199039,024-3,000-7.14%
198042,0244,35911.57%
197037,665-914-2.37%
196038,5791270.33%
195038,452-370-0.95%
194038,822-2,664-6.42%
193041,486-3,866-8.52%
192045,3522,6366.17%
191042,7168,29124.08%
190034,4255,78020.18%
189028,6451,4485.32%
188027,1973,35914.09%
187023,838-636-2.60%
186024,474-5,964-19.59%
185030,4382,6909.69%
184027,7489,71253.85%
183018,0368,74494.10%
18209,2926,241204.56%
18103,0510.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.35%
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State
Founded
January 31, 1810
County Seat
2010 Population
40,155
Growth Since 2010
-3.87%
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Guernsey County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,14494.97%
Two or More Races9372.40%
Black or African American4441.14%
Some Other Race3060.78%
Asian1710.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1090.28%
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Guernsey County, Ohio Population by Race

Guernsey County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Guernsey County, Ohio Median Age

42.2


Total

40


Male

44.4


Female

Guernsey County, Ohio Adults

There are 30,429 adults, (7,453 of whom are seniors) in Guernsey County, Ohio.

Guernsey County, Ohio Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Guernsey County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

19,577

50.05%

Male

19,534

49.95%

Guernsey County, Ohio Population by Age

Guernsey County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Guernsey County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
Male76%24%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female48.9%51.1%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Guernsey County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2202.3871.5
Married7,4543.0285
Non Family5,8611.2661.6
Female2,0853.0148.9
Male8202.9576

2.91

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Guernsey County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8533.12%
9th to 12th Grade3,10211.34%
High School Graduate11,67842.71%
Some College5,07718.57%
Associates Degree2,6429.66%
Bachelors Degree2,4488.95%
Graduate Degree1,5445.65%
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Guernsey County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Guernsey County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White26,24422,5203,822
2+ Races36929424
Black3172682
Hispanic26118432
Native American1024240
Asian999272
Other Race59388

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.73%.

Guernsey County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,862$40,064$26,947
Less Than 9th Grade$24,531$29,774$12,820
High School Graduate$29,672$36,111$22,578
Some College$32,696$41,977$26,567
Bachelors Degree$43,696$46,094$41,378
Graduate Degree$53,766$67,500$49,648

$32,862

Average Earnings

$40,064

Average Male

$26,947

Average Female

Guernsey County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Guernsey County, Ohio Language by Age

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Guernsey County, Ohio Language

95.88% of Guernsey County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 4.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Guernsey County, Ohio Language

Guernsey County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,3706,68118.37%
Multiple91148052.69%
Black41725861.87%
Other29713445.12%
Hispanic4259221.65%
Asian1717242.11%
Native1091715.60%

19.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.63%

Male Poverty Rate

21.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Guernsey County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Guernsey County, Ohio is Black, with 61.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Guernsey County, Ohio is Native, with 15.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.14%.

Guernsey County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.95%
High School15.48%
Some College13.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%

Guernsey County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.59%
Male Unemployed32.93%
Female Employed12.90%
Male Employed6.71%

Guernsey County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Guernsey County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,917$58,828
Families$55,333$67,058
Married Families$66,181$77,976
Non Families$27,583$40,506
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Income by Household Type

Guernsey County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Guernsey County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Guernsey County, Ohio 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 55-64.

Guernsey County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Guernsey County, Ohio Marital Status

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3,037

Number of Veterans

2,866

Male Veterans

171

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,471
First Gulf War438
Second Gulf War406
Korea155
World War II93

Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,073
75+647
55 to 64641
35 to 54393
18 to 34283

Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,95310.10%
Black5814.68%
2+ Races265.60%
Hispanic165.28%

Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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11.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Guernsey County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Guernsey County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Guernsey 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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82.32%

Born in Guernsey County, Ohio

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Guernsey County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 82.32% having been born in Ohio. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Guernsey 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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