Guernsey County, Ohio Population 2024

37,768

Guernsey County, Ohio's estimated 2024 population is 37,768 with a growth rate of -0.43% 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 40,152 and has seen a growth of -5.94% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202936,943-165-0.44%
202837,108-165-0.44%
202737,273-165-0.44%
202637,438-165-0.44%
202537,603-165-0.44%
202437,768-165-0.43%
202337,933-165-0.43%
202238,098-165-0.43%
202138,263-152-0.4%
202038,415-461-1.19%
201938,876-135-0.35%
201839,011-66-0.17%
201739,077-160-0.41%
201639,237-165-0.42%
201539,402-297-0.75%
201439,699-17-0.04%
201339,716-170-0.43%
201239,886-29-0.07%
201139,915-237-0.59%
201040,152
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%
187023,838-636-2.6%
186024,474-5,964-19.59%
185030,4382,6909.69%
184027,7489,71253.85%
183018,0368,74494.1%
18209,2926,241204.56%
18103,051-33,892-91.74%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.43% (-165)
County Website
Guernsey County
State
Ohio
County Seat
2010 Population
40,152
Area
522 mi²
Density
72 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.94% (-2,384)
Founded
January 31, 1810

Guernsey County, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White36,11094.01%
Two or more races1,0702.79%
Black or African American7141.86%
Other race3400.89%
Asian1540.4%
Native American210.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Guernsey County, Ohio Population by Race

Guernsey County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2024

Guernsey County, Ohio Median Age

42.6

Total

40.8

Male

43.9

Female

Guernsey County, Ohio Adults

There are 29,927 adults, (7,586 of whom are seniors) in Guernsey County, Ohio.

Guernsey County, Ohio Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Guernsey County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female19,19149.96%
Male19,21850.04%

Guernsey County, Ohio Population by Age

Guernsey County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All16,1652.3472.627.4
Married7,2112.9485.414.6
Non Family6,0311.1864.235.8
Female1,9883.0451.548.5
Male9353.7473.326.7
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2.9

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Guernsey 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

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

Guernsey 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 white people with a rate of 86.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.89%.

Guernsey County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,602

Average Earnings

$46,260

Average Male

$32,819

Average Female

Guernsey County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Guernsey County, Ohio Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Guernsey County, Ohio Language

96.54% of Guernsey County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Guernsey County, Ohio Language

Guernsey County, Ohio Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White35,4875,81116.38%
Multiple1,02931530.61%
Hispanic44616136.1%
Other32314444.58%
Black71111916.74%
Asian1541912.34%
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16.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.8%

Male Poverty Rate

19.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Guernsey County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Guernsey County, Ohio is Other, with 44.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Guernsey County, Ohio is Asian, with 12.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.61%.

Guernsey County, Ohio Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.43%
Some College11.85%
High School11.3%
Bachelors or Greater6.94%
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Guernsey County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.18%
Male Unemployed13.28%
Female Employed12.15%
Male Employed8.08%
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Guernsey County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Guernsey County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Guernsey County, Ohio Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Guernsey County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Guernsey 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 55-64.

Guernsey County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Guernsey County, Ohio Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,562

Number of Veterans

2,338

Male Veterans

224

Female Veterans

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Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Guernsey County, Ohio Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Guernsey County, Ohio Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Guernsey 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

83.62%

Born in Guernsey County, Ohio

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Guernsey County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 83.62% having been born in Ohio. 0.22% 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

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