Meigs County, Ohio Population 2024

21,737

Meigs County, Ohio's estimated 2024 population is 21,737 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meigs County, Ohio is the 81st largest county in Ohio. The 2010 population was 23,732 and has seen a growth of -8.41% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,157-116-0.55%
202821,273-116-0.54%
202721,389-116-0.54%
202621,505-116-0.54%
202521,621-116-0.53%
202421,737-116-0.53%
202321,853-116-0.53%
202221,969-116-0.53%
202122,085-64-0.29%
202022,149-719-3.14%
201922,868-182-0.79%
201823,050-33-0.14%
201723,083-106-0.46%
201623,189-3-0.01%
201523,192-93-0.4%
201423,285-163-0.7%
201323,448-127-0.54%
201223,575-75-0.32%
201123,650-82-0.35%
201023,732
199022,987-654-2.77%
198023,6413,84219.41%
197019,799-2,360-10.65%
196022,159-1,068-4.6%
195023,227-877-3.64%
194024,1041430.6%
193023,961-2,228-8.51%
192026,1895952.32%
191025,594-3,026-10.57%
190028,620-1,193-4%
189029,813-2,512-7.77%
188032,3258602.73%
187031,4654,93118.58%
186026,5348,56347.65%
185017,9716,51956.92%
184011,4525,29485.97%
18306,1581,67837.46%
18204,480-16,677-78.82%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.53% (-116)
State
Ohio
County Seat
2010 Population
23,732
Area
430 mi²
Density
51 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-8.41% (-1,995)
Founded
April 1, 1819

Meigs County, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,53396.81%
Two or more races5692.56%
Black or African American960.43%
Other race400.18%
Native American40.02%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Meigs County, Ohio Population by Race

Meigs County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2024

Meigs County, Ohio Median Age

43.2

Total

41.7

Male

44.6

Female

Meigs County, Ohio Adults

There are 17,370 adults, (4,488 of whom are seniors) in Meigs County, Ohio.

Meigs County, Ohio Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Meigs County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female11,06249.73%
Male11,18050.27%

Meigs County, Ohio Population by Age

Meigs County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,8332.497525
Married3,9063.1487.912.1
Non Family3,2291.1663.636.4
Female1,0813.5267.832.2
Male6173.5566.133.9
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Meigs County, Ohio Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Meigs County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 33.75%.

Meigs County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,589

Average Earnings

$43,061

Average Male

$28,189

Average Female

Meigs County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meigs County, Ohio Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Meigs County, Ohio Language

99.34% of Meigs County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Meigs County, Ohio Language

Meigs County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,0674,17919.84%
Multiple5688014.08%
Black812834.57%
Hispanic18884.26%
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19.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.93%

Male Poverty Rate

21.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meigs County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meigs County, Ohio is Black, with 34.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meigs County, Ohio is Hispanic, with 4.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.48%.

Meigs County, Ohio Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.56%
High School20.65%
Some College13.7%
Bachelors or Greater3.6%
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Meigs County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed49.08%
Male Unemployed24.32%
Female Employed6.29%
Male Employed6.26%
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Meigs County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meigs County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Meigs County, Ohio Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Meigs County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Meigs 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.

Meigs County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Meigs County, Ohio Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,274

Number of Veterans

1,201

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

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Meigs County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Meigs County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Meigs County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Meigs County, Ohio Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meigs County, Ohio Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Meigs County, Ohio Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Meigs County, Ohio Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Meigs 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

65.52%

Born in Meigs County, Ohio

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Meigs County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 65.52% having been born in Ohio. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Meigs County, Ohio Place of Birth

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