Ottawa County, Ohio Population 2020

Ottawa County, Ohio's estimated population is 41,043 with a growth rate of 0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ottawa County, Ohio is the 61st largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202041,0431370.33%
201940,9061370.34%
201840,7691370.34%
201740,6321460.36%
201640,486-268-0.66%
201540,754-150-0.37%
201440,904-133-0.32%
201341,037-206-0.50%
201241,243-74-0.18%
201141,317-41-0.10%
201041,3581,3293.32%
199040,029-47-0.12%
198040,0762,9778.02%
197037,0991,7765.03%
196035,3235,85419.86%
195029,4695,10920.97%
194024,3602511.04%
193024,1091,9168.63%
192022,193-167-0.75%
191022,3601470.66%
190022,2132391.09%
189021,9742,21211.19%
188019,7626,39847.87%
187013,3646,34890.48%
18607,0163,708112.09%
18503,3081,06047.15%
18402,2480.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.33%
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Founded
March 6, 1840[1]
County Seat

Ottawa County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,90695.57%
Two or More Races6131.51%
Some Other Race5551.36%
Black or African American4671.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.22%
Asian750.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%

Ottawa County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Ottawa County, Ohio Median Age

49


Total

46.8


Male

49.9


Female

Ottawa County, Ohio Adults

There are 32,937 adults, (9,598 of whom are seniors) in Ottawa County, Ohio.

Ottawa County, Ohio Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ottawa County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

20,494

50.34%

Male

20,215

49.66%

Ottawa County, Ohio Households and Families

Ottawa County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ottawa County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All78.7%21.3%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
Male64.8%35.2%
Female58.5%41.5%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6912.2578.7
Married9,4172.7789.8
Non Family5,7761.1868.4
Female1,7102.858.5
Male7882.8164.8

2.71

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ottawa County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7022.32%
9th to 12th Grade1,7165.66%
High School Graduate10,74735.47%
Some College7,03323.21%
Associates Degree3,30710.91%
Bachelors Degree4,30614.21%
Graduate Degree2,4918.22%

Ottawa County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,50126,3806,455
Hispanic1,2011,016225
Other Race33729678
Black30922551
Multiple Races20718952
Native American8583
Asian706238
Islander332

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 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,272$48,613$27,846
Less Than High School$23,889$27,099$13,750
High School Grad$30,984$40,431$22,280
Some College$38,403$51,180$27,007
Bachelors Degree$47,601$59,198$37,899
Graduate Degree$61,004$81,302$52,049

$37,272

Average Earnings

$48,613

Average Male

$27,846

Average Female

Ottawa County, Ohio Language

Ottawa County, Ohio Language by Age

Ottawa County, Ohio Language

97.17% of Ottawa County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Ottawa County, Ohio Poverty

Ottawa County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,0903,6499.84%
Hispanic2,01134016.91%
Black43413230.41%
Multiple58411018.84%
Other5369116.98%
Islander3266.67%

10.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

12.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ottawa County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ottawa County, Ohio is Islander, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ottawa County, Ohio is White, with 9.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.00%
High School8.25%
Some College6.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.29%
Female Unemployed19.67%
Female Employed9.41%
Male Employed3.68%

Ottawa County, Ohio Income

Ottawa County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,918$75,676
Families$72,652$87,307
Married Families$82,962-
Non Families$36,267$48,816

Ottawa County, Ohio Marital Status

Ottawa County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ottawa County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Ottawa 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.

Ottawa County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Ottawa County, Ohio Veterans

3,468

Number of Veterans

3,177

Male Veterans

291

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,388
First Gulf War516
Second Gulf War409
Korea291
World War II267
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,196
75+847
35 to 54722
55 to 64545
18 to 34158
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,31710.44%
Hispanic14810.87%
Other4812.57%
Black4613.22%
2 or More4216.67%
Indian1416.47%
Hawaiian133.33%

$Ottawa County, Ohio Veterans by Education

5.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ottawa County, Ohio Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ottawa 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

82.73%

Born in Ohio

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.92% of Ottawa County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 82.73% having been born in Ohio. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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