Licking County, Ohio Population 2020

Licking County, Ohio's estimated population is 173,670 with a growth rate of 0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Licking County, Ohio is the 17th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018175,7692,0991.21%
2017173,6701,6770.98%
2016171,9931,3810.81%
2015170,6121,1890.70%
2014169,4239590.57%
2013168,4648810.53%
2012167,5834300.26%
2011167,1534480.27%
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%

How Many People Live in Licking County, Ohio?

173,670

Licking County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White158,20891.82%
Black or African American6,5823.82%
Two or More Races4,3852.55%
Asian2,0091.17%
Some Other Race8770.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native2140.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.01%

Licking County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Licking County, Ohio Median Age

39.7


Total

38.5


Male

40.9


Female

Licking County, Ohio Adults

There are 131,925 adults, (27,141 of whom are seniors) in Licking County, Ohio.

Licking County, Ohio Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Licking County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

87,895

51.01%

Male

84,398

48.99%

Licking County, Ohio Households and Families

Licking County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Licking County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All72.8%27.2%
Male63%37%
Non Family57.6%42.4%
Female51.2%48.8%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,0162.6372.8
Married34,7263.1686.7
Non Family19,3491.2657.6
Female7,5973.4851.2
Male2,3443.4163

3.13

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Licking County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1371.84%
9th to 12th Grade8,0726.95%
High School Graduate40,34834.76%
Some College24,45121.06%
Associates Degree10,6789.20%
Bachelors Degree20,24217.44%
Graduate Degree10,1608.75%

Licking County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White107,85898,39127,881
Black3,8673,5941,282
Multiple Races1,5571,457339
Hispanic1,4341,323416
Asian1,1711,015437
Other Race394336170
Native American18612018
Islander181811

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 61.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,636$46,714$33,881
Less Than High School$21,476$25,337$19,543
High School Grad$31,103$38,676$25,104
Some College$38,342$46,268$29,685
Bachelors Degree$56,475$68,587$47,682
Graduate Degree$64,111$70,167$61,132

$40,636

Average Earnings

$46,714

Average Male

$33,881

Average Female

Licking County, Ohio Language

Licking County, Ohio Language by Age

Licking County, Ohio Language

96.48% of Licking County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 3.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Licking County, Ohio Poverty

Licking County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White152,58416,64510.91%
Multiple4,2611,16327.29%
Black6,35785113.39%
Hispanic2,87544015.30%
Other788486.09%
Native2144420.56%
Asian1,789412.29%
Islander1818100.00%

11.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.23%

Male Poverty Rate

12.47%

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 2.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.54%
High School10.80%
Some College7.86%
Bachelors or Greater2.05%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.01%
Male Unemployed32.58%
Female Employed6.75%
Male Employed4.61%

Licking County, Ohio Income

Licking County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,715$79,189
Families$77,732$91,071
Married Families$88,799$102,666
Non Families$32,318$47,210

Licking County, Ohio Marital Status

Licking County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Licking County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Licking 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 45-54.

Licking County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Licking County, Ohio Veterans

12,947

Number of Veterans

11,863

Male Veterans

1,084

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,013
First Gulf War2,194
Second Gulf War1,592
Korea985
World War II540
Name Veterans % of Total
White12,1709.92%
Black4238.68%
2 or More24812.30%
Hispanic1376.81%
Other5710.61%
Asian362.32%
Indian136.34%

$Licking County, Ohio Veterans by Education

5.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Licking County, Ohio Employment Status

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Licking 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

78.65%

Born in Ohio

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.70% of Licking County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 78.65% having been born in Ohio. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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