Jefferson County, Ohio Population 2020

Jefferson County, Ohio's estimated population is 66,366 with a growth rate of -0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Ohio is the 38th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201865,767-599-0.90%
201766,366-575-0.86%
201666,941-548-0.81%
201567,489-379-0.56%
201467,868-293-0.43%
201368,161-369-0.54%
201268,530-495-0.72%
201169,025-641-0.92%
201069,666-10,632-13.24%
199080,298-11,266-12.30%
198091,564-4,629-4.81%
197096,193-3,008-3.03%
196099,2012,7062.80%
195096,495-1,634-1.67%
194098,1299,82211.12%
193088,30710,72713.83%
192077,58012,15718.58%
191065,42321,06647.49%
190044,3574,94212.54%
189039,4156,39719.37%
188033,0183,83013.12%
187029,1883,07311.77%
186026,115-3,018-10.36%
185029,1334,10316.39%
184025,0302,54111.30%
183022,4893,95821.36%
182018,5311,2717.36%
181017,2608,49496.90%
18008,7660.00%

How Many People Live in Jefferson County, Ohio?

66,366

Jefferson County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61,11991.38%
Black or African American3,6835.51%
Two or More Races1,5342.29%
Asian3290.49%
Some Other Race1390.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native820.12%

Jefferson County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Jefferson County, Ohio Median Age

44.8


Total

43.5


Male

46


Female

Jefferson County, Ohio Adults

There are 53,927 adults, (13,770 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Ohio.

Jefferson County, Ohio Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

34,397

51.43%

Male

32,489

48.57%

Jefferson County, Ohio Households and Families

Jefferson County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
Male71.3%28.7%
All69.1%30.9%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Female48.8%51.2%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,3632.3669.1
Married12,5292.9485.6
Non Family10,0271.2354.8
Female3,2493.1348.8
Male1,5583.3171.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1762.47%
9th to 12th Grade3,4177.19%
High School Graduate20,62843.40%
Some College9,43819.85%
Associates Degree5,58511.75%
Bachelors Degree4,5779.63%
Graduate Degree2,7145.71%

Jefferson County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,99839,8146,798
Black2,3422,040239
Multiple Races56856093
Hispanic38832955
Asian231217104
Native American8263
Other Race78414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 98.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,912$41,149$28,016
Less Than High School$19,590$26,324$11,964
High School Grad$29,103$40,016$20,246
Some College$33,784$40,518$30,356
Bachelors Degree$42,961$51,131$37,326
Graduate Degree$52,543$60,333$47,132

$32,912

Average Earnings

$41,149

Average Male

$28,016

Average Female

Jefferson County, Ohio Language

Jefferson County, Ohio Language by Age

Jefferson County, Ohio Language

97.79% of Jefferson County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.95% of the population.

Jefferson County, Ohio Poverty

Jefferson County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,3569,38416.08%
Black3,5501,31036.90%
Multiple1,50950233.27%
Hispanic82643352.42%
Other1366850.00%
Asian3114414.15%
Native824352.44%

18.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.14%

Male Poverty Rate

18.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Ohio is Native, with 52.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Ohio is Asian, with 14.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.29%
High School16.21%
Some College12.45%
Bachelors or Greater4.60%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.20%
Female Unemployed38.42%
Female Employed8.58%
Male Employed6.66%

Jefferson County, Ohio Income

Jefferson County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,819$60,973
Families$57,022$71,095
Married Families$65,563$81,480
Non Families$24,702$40,448

Jefferson County, Ohio Marital Status

Jefferson County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson 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.

Jefferson County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Jefferson County, Ohio Veterans

5,170

Number of Veterans

5,041

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,218
First Gulf War887
Second Gulf War473
Korea408
World War II198
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9339.89%
Black1936.82%
2 or More446.14%
Hispanic20.31%

$Jefferson County, Ohio Veterans by Education

9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Ohio Employment Status

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson 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

66.73%

Born in Ohio

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.69% of Jefferson County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 66.73% 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 Europe.

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