Licking County, Ohio Population 2023

Licking County, Ohio's estimated 2023 population is 182,128 with a growth rate of 0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Licking County, Ohio is the 17th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 population was 166,492 and has seen a growth of 9.39% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Licking County, Ohio Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Licking County, Ohio Population by Race

Licking County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2023

Licking County, Ohio Median Age

40

Total

38.9

Male

40.9

Female

Licking County, Ohio Adults

There are 134,780 adults, (28,771 of whom are seniors) in Licking County, Ohio.

Licking County, Ohio Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Licking County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female89,44750.99%
Male85,96249.01%

Licking County, Ohio Population by Age

Licking County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.15

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Licking County, Ohio Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Licking County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Licking County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$44,101

Average Earnings

$50,631

Average Male

$37,528

Average Female

Licking County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Licking County, Ohio Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Licking County, Ohio Language

95.8% of Licking County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 4.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Licking County, Ohio Language

Licking County, Ohio Poverty by Race

rate

11.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.87%

Male Poverty Rate

10.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Licking County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Licking County, Ohio is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Licking County, Ohio is Asian, with 0.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.01%.

Licking County, Ohio Poverty

Licking County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

Licking County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Licking County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Licking County, Ohio Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Licking County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Licking 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 45-54.

Licking County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Licking County, Ohio Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12,545

Number of Veterans

11,344

Male Veterans

1,201

Female Veterans

Licking County, Ohio Veterans by War

Licking County, Ohio Veterans by Age

count

Licking County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Licking County, Ohio Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Licking County, Ohio Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Licking County, Ohio Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Licking County, Ohio Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Licking 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

75.83%

Born in Licking County, Ohio

95.3%

Native Born

2.95%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.3% of Licking County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 75.83% having been born in Ohio. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Licking County, Ohio Place of Birth

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