Highland County, Ohio Population 2020

Highland County, Ohio's estimated population is 42,933 with a growth rate of -0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Highland County, Ohio is the 56th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201843,0581250.29%
201742,933-72-0.17%
201643,005530.12%
201542,952-134-0.31%
201443,086-104-0.24%
201343,1902340.54%
201242,956-411-0.95%
201143,367-249-0.57%
201043,6167,88822.08%
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%

How Many People Live in Highland County, Ohio?

42,933

Highland County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,32596.09%
Black or African American7821.82%
Two or More Races6331.47%
Asian1740.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.14%
Some Other Race310.07%

Highland County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Highland County, Ohio Median Age

40.4


Total

38.6


Male

41.9


Female

Highland County, Ohio Adults

There are 32,570 adults, (7,573 of whom are seniors) in Highland County, Ohio.

Highland County, Ohio Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

21,871

50.85%

Male

21,136

49.15%

Highland County, Ohio Households and Families

Highland County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Highland County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Male53.9%46.1%
Female42.3%57.7%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,6462.5569.2
Married8,4443.1384.4
Non Family5,2971.257.9
Female2,0153.3742.3
Male8903.1953.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Highland County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3594.64%
9th to 12th Grade3,27211.17%
High School Graduate13,28545.36%
Some College5,20317.77%
Associates Degree2,4848.48%
Bachelors Degree2,0316.94%
Graduate Degree1,6525.64%

Highland County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,24923,8133,561
Black45940763
Multiple Races2391729
Hispanic18014634
Asian1148650
Native American5238
Other Race3131

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 43.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,572$37,874$26,028
Less Than High School$20,694$25,951$12,937
High School Grad$28,906$35,683$17,126
Some College$31,798$41,929$27,127
Bachelors Degree$50,339$52,298$44,671
Graduate Degree$62,285$67,105$59,824

$31,572

Average Earnings

$37,874

Average Male

$26,028

Average Female

Highland County, Ohio Language

Highland County, Ohio Language by Age

Highland County, Ohio Language

97.10% of Highland County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 2.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Highland County, Ohio Poverty

Highland County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,3778,15620.20%
Multiple60028948.17%
Hispanic44214532.81%
Black75910814.23%
Asian1749956.90%
Native624166.13%
Other2727100.00%

20.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.45%

Male Poverty Rate

22.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland County, Ohio is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland County, Ohio is Black, with 14.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.15%
High School17.01%
Some College13.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.57%
Female Unemployed46.96%
Female Employed10.27%
Male Employed7.13%

Highland County, Ohio Income

Highland County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,297$57,055
Families$55,701$67,024
Married Families$65,591$77,103
Non Families$24,398$32,259

Highland County, Ohio Marital Status

Highland County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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

Highland County, Ohio Veterans

3,353

Number of Veterans

3,087

Male Veterans

266

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,237
First Gulf War621
Korea302
World War II170
Second Gulf War146
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,20910.18%
Black11924.64%
2 or More184.80%
Asian76.14%

$Highland County, Ohio Veterans by Education

11.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland County, Ohio Employment Status

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Highland 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

84.97%

Born in Ohio

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.04% of Highland County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 84.97% having been born in Ohio. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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