Guernsey County, Ohio Population 2020

Guernsey County, Ohio's estimated population is 39,071 with a growth rate of -0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Guernsey County, Ohio is the 63rd largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201839,022-49-0.13%
201739,071-130-0.33%
201639,201-185-0.47%
201539,386-303-0.76%
201439,689-14-0.04%
201339,703-168-0.42%
201239,871-31-0.08%
201139,902-240-0.60%
201040,1421,1182.86%
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%

How Many People Live in Guernsey County, Ohio?

39,071

Guernsey County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,38695.19%
Two or More Races8752.23%
Black or African American4861.24%
Some Other Race3000.76%
Asian1480.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native790.20%

Guernsey County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Guernsey County, Ohio Median Age

42.5


Total

40.6


Male

44.4


Female

Guernsey County, Ohio Adults

There are 30,499 adults, (7,326 of whom are seniors) in Guernsey County, Ohio.

Guernsey County, Ohio Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Guernsey County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

19,752

50.29%

Male

19,522

49.71%

Guernsey County, Ohio Households and Families

Guernsey County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Guernsey County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All71.2%28.8%
Male64.1%35.9%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Female47.7%52.3%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,0982.4171.2
Married7,3973.0487.1
Non Family5,8571.2560.6
Female2,1153.1547.7
Male7293.0764.1

2.97

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Guernsey County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8363.05%
9th to 12th Grade3,02911.06%
High School Graduate12,07144.07%
Some College5,02618.35%
Associates Degree2,5499.31%
Bachelors Degree2,4078.79%
Graduate Degree1,4705.37%

Guernsey County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,28822,6133,749
Black3553062
Multiple Races32427024
Hispanic28223023
Asian917741
Other Race724210
Native American714238

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 86.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 53.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,147$39,135$26,774
Less Than High School$25,063$32,788$13,446
High School Grad$29,710$35,128$22,214
Some College$33,226$41,077$26,628
Bachelors Degree$43,134$44,006$42,797
Graduate Degree$53,260$59,663$48,750

$33,147

Average Earnings

$39,135

Average Male

$26,774

Average Female

Guernsey County, Ohio Language

Guernsey County, Ohio Language by Age

Guernsey County, Ohio Language

96.42% of Guernsey County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 3.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Guernsey County, Ohio Poverty

Guernsey County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,5696,80018.59%
Multiple84640647.99%
Black44929866.37%
Other29215051.37%
Hispanic41910424.82%
Asian1487147.97%
Native791822.78%

20.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.02%

Male Poverty Rate

22.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Guernsey County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Guernsey County, Ohio is Black, with 66.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Guernsey County, Ohio is White, with 18.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.11%
High School15.60%
Some College14.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.74%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.49%
Male Unemployed34.15%
Female Employed11.84%
Male Employed6.38%

Guernsey County, Ohio Income

Guernsey County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,975$56,201
Families$53,993$64,709
Married Families$64,172$76,042
Non Families$27,354$38,317

Guernsey County, Ohio Marital Status

Guernsey County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Guernsey County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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

Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans

3,091

Number of Veterans

2,923

Male Veterans

168

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,372
First Gulf War466
Second Gulf War411
Korea232
World War II139
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,00810.25%
Black6114.12%
2 or More194.83%
Hispanic144.42%
Indian34.23%

$Guernsey County, Ohio Veterans by Education

10.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Guernsey County, Ohio Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Guernsey County, Ohio Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.36%

Born in Ohio

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.05% of Guernsey County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 82.36% 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 Asia.

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