Licking County, Ohio Population 2021

Licking County, Ohio's estimated population is 179,254 with a growth rate of 0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Licking County, Ohio is the 18th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 166,705 and has seen a growth of 7.53% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021179,2541,1960.67%
2020178,0581,1960.68%
2019176,8621,1960.68%
2018175,6662,0491.18%
2017173,6171,6240.94%
2016171,9931,3820.81%
2015170,6111,2010.71%
2014169,4109490.56%
2013168,4618720.52%
2012167,5894250.25%
2011167,1644590.28%
2010166,70538,40529.93%
1990128,3007,3196.05%
1980120,98113,18212.23%
1970107,79917,55719.46%
196090,24219,59727.74%
195070,6458,36613.43%
194062,2792,3173.86%
193059,9623,5366.27%
192056,4268361.50%
191055,5908,52018.10%
190047,0703,7918.76%
189043,2792,8296.99%
188040,4504,69413.13%
187035,756-1,255-3.39%
186037,011-1,835-4.72%
185038,8463,75010.68%
184035,09614,22768.17%
183020,8699,00875.95%
182011,8618,009207.92%
18103,8520.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.67%
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State
Founded
March 1, 1808
County Seat
2010 Population
166,705
Growth Since 2010
7.53%
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Licking County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White158,83691.42%
Black or African American6,6763.84%
Two or More Races5,0372.90%
Asian2,1791.25%
Some Other Race7780.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native2130.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.02%
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Licking County, Ohio Population by Race

Licking County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Licking County, Ohio Median Age

39.7


Total

38.9


Male

40.6


Female

Licking County, Ohio Adults

There are 133,301 adults, (27,997 of whom are seniors) in Licking County, Ohio.

Licking County, Ohio Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Licking County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

88,599

50.99%

Male

85,151

49.01%

Licking County, Ohio Population by Age

Licking County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Licking County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All72.9%27.1%
Male64.5%35.5%
Non Family57.5%42.5%
Female52%48%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Licking County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,0352.6572.9
Married34,7833.1686.5
Non Family18,9401.2857.5
Female7,6363.4852
Male2,6763.4464.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Licking County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0961.78%
9th to 12th Grade7,8726.70%
High School Graduate40,29734.31%
Some College25,09821.37%
Associates Degree11,4839.78%
Bachelors Degree20,48117.44%
Graduate Degree10,1208.62%
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Licking County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Licking County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White108,48499,44628,263
Black4,0783,7101,127
2+ Races1,8271,703411
Hispanic1,5411,472349
Asian1,3621,081440
Other Race350322114
Native American1811214
Islander313114

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 45.16%.

Licking County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,615$48,334$34,260
Less Than 9th Grade$23,221$30,605$18,412
High School Graduate$31,771$40,180$25,525
Some College$38,953$47,788$30,490
Bachelors Degree$56,805$67,936$48,365
Graduate Degree$66,258$74,309$63,149

$41,615

Average Earnings

$48,334

Average Male

$34,260

Average Female

Licking County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Licking County, Ohio Language by Age

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Licking County, Ohio Language

96.24% of Licking County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 3.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.76% of the population.

Licking County, Ohio Language

Licking County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White152,78415,34610.04%
Multiple4,8831,15823.71%
Black6,44974711.58%
Hispanic3,08350516.38%
Native2095023.92%
Other689375.37%
Islander3131100.00%
Asian1,966160.81%

10.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.39%

Male Poverty Rate

11.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Licking County, Ohio

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Licking County, Ohio is Asian, with 0.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.72%.

Licking County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.46%
High School10.07%
Some College7.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.16%

Licking County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.13%
Male Unemployed29.84%
Female Employed6.71%
Male Employed3.62%

Licking County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Licking County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,589$82,929
Families$79,339$94,219
Married Families$91,171$106,071
Non Families$33,269$51,459
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Income by Household Type

Licking County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Licking County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Licking County, Ohio Marital Status

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12,600

Number of Veterans

11,536

Male Veterans

1,064

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,693
First Gulf War2,613
Second Gulf War1,729
Korea913
World War II545

Licking County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,450
35 to 543,098
55 to 642,712
75+2,583
18 to 34757

Licking County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,7399.52%
Black4549.08%
2+ Races33313.72%
Hispanic1074.96%
Asian311.79%
Other Race255.07%
Native American188.82%

Licking County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Licking County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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5.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Licking County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Licking County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Licking County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Licking 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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77.91%

Born in Licking County, Ohio

97.38%

Native Born

2.62%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.38% of Licking County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 77.91% having been born in Ohio. 0.91% 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

  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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