Highland County, Ohio Population 2021

Highland County, Ohio's estimated population is 43,379 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Highland County, Ohio is the 57th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 43,621 and has seen a growth of -0.55% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202143,3791090.25%
202043,2701090.25%
201943,1611090.25%
201843,0521490.35%
201742,903-103-0.24%
201643,006460.11%
201542,960-133-0.31%
201443,093-102-0.24%
201343,1952310.54%
201242,964-414-0.95%
201143,378-243-0.56%
201043,6217,89322.09%
199035,7282,2516.72%
198033,4774,48115.45%
197028,996-720-2.42%
196029,7161,5285.42%
195028,1881,0894.02%
194027,0991,6836.62%
193025,416-2,194-7.95%
192027,610-1,101-3.83%
191028,711-2,271-7.33%
190030,9821,9346.66%
189029,048-1,233-4.07%
188030,2811,1483.94%
187029,1331,3604.90%
186027,7731,9927.73%
185025,7813,51215.77%
184022,2695,92436.24%
183016,3454,03732.80%
182012,3086,542113.46%
18105,7660.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.25%
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State
Founded
May 1, 1805
County Seat
2010 Population
43,621
Growth Since 2010
-0.55%
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Highland County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,17895.73%
Two or More Races8331.94%
Black or African American6271.46%
Asian1700.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native1080.25%
Some Other Race1000.23%
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Highland County, Ohio Population by Race

Highland County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Highland County, Ohio Median Age

40.8


Total

39.1


Male

42.3


Female

Highland County, Ohio Adults

There are 32,708 adults, (7,723 of whom are seniors) in Highland County, Ohio.

Highland County, Ohio Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

21,968

51.07%

Male

21,048

48.93%

Highland County, Ohio Population by Age

Highland County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All68.4%31.6%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Male46.2%53.8%
Female45.1%54.9%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,7722.5368.4
Married8,2293.1183.8
Non Family5,5511.258.1
Female2,1913.5345.1
Male8013.0646.2

3.05

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Highland County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3504.60%
9th to 12th Grade3,02610.31%
High School Graduate13,32245.38%
Some College5,16117.58%
Associates Degree2,5538.70%
Bachelors Degree2,2467.65%
Graduate Degree1,7015.79%
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Highland County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White28,29424,0693,817
Black40336027
2+ Races28824614
Hispanic21221235
Asian1025654
Native American9272
Other Race8282

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.94%.

Highland County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,816$38,941$26,348
Less Than 9th Grade$21,438$27,326$14,551
High School Graduate$28,708$34,730$17,410
Some College$31,366$41,831$27,107
Bachelors Degree$50,976$53,000$45,341
Graduate Degree$61,626$66,875$60,135

$31,816

Average Earnings

$38,941

Average Male

$26,348

Average Female

Highland County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland County, Ohio Language by Age

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Highland County, Ohio Language

97.40% of Highland County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 2.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Highland County, Ohio Language

Highland County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,2967,61218.89%
Multiple80634642.93%
Black6088013.16%
Hispanic4767716.18%
Native1036966.99%
Asian1703621.18%
Other1002424.00%

19.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.50%

Male Poverty Rate

20.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland County, Ohio is Native, with 66.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland County, Ohio is Black, with 13.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.14%.

Highland County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.96%
High School16.16%
Some College13.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.93%

Highland County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed45.65%
Female Unemployed42.13%
Female Employed8.67%
Male Employed6.56%

Highland County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,169$58,802
Families$56,811$68,821
Married Families$66,749$79,013
Non Families$25,062$33,033
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Income by Household Type

Highland County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Highland 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 35-44.

Highland County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Highland County, Ohio Marital Status

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3,306

Number of Veterans

3,044

Male Veterans

262

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,207
First Gulf War663
Korea258
Second Gulf War257
World War II138

Highland County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74902
75+852
35 to 54803
55 to 64621
18 to 34128

Highland County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1489.99%
Black12831.45%
2+ Races173.33%
Asian1312.75%

Highland County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Highland County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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9.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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55.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Highland County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Highland County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Highland 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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84.40%

Born in Highland County, Ohio

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Highland County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 84.40% having been born in Ohio. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Highland 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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