Ross County, Ohio Population 2020

Ross County, Ohio's estimated population is 76,153 with a growth rate of -0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ross County, Ohio is the 32nd largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202076,153-389-0.51%
201976,542-389-0.51%
201876,931-389-0.50%
201777,3204580.60%
201676,862-188-0.24%
201577,050-43-0.06%
201477,093-183-0.24%
201377,276-63-0.08%
201277,339-234-0.30%
201177,573-529-0.68%
201078,1028,77212.65%
199069,3304,3266.65%
198065,0043,7936.20%
197061,211-4-0.01%
196061,2156,79112.48%
195054,4242,2774.37%
194052,1476,96615.42%
193045,1813,6258.72%
192041,5561,4873.71%
191040,069-871-2.13%
190040,9401,4863.77%
189039,454-853-2.12%
188040,3073,2108.65%
187037,0972,0265.78%
186035,0712,9979.34%
185032,0744,61416.80%
184027,4603,39214.09%
183024,0683,44916.73%
182020,6195,10532.91%
181015,5146,97481.66%
18008,5400.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.51%
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Founded
August 20, 1798[1]
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Ross County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White69,56490.28%
Black or African American4,1205.35%
Two or More Races2,4683.20%
Some Other Race4560.59%
Asian4180.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.02%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.01%

Ross County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Ross County, Ohio Median Age

40.9


Total

39.5


Male

43


Female

Ross County, Ohio Adults

There are 60,423 adults, (12,121 of whom are seniors) in Ross County, Ohio.

Ross County, Ohio Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ross County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

36,500

47.37%

Male

40,551

52.63%

Ross County, Ohio Households and Families

Ross County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ross County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All69.8%30.2%
Male65.6%34.4%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
Female49.8%50.2%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,7472.4769.8
Married14,7752.9983.7
Non Family8,7901.2356.2
Female4,0163.0749.8
Male1,1663.2465.6

2.92

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ross County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9103.52%
9th to 12th Grade5,3069.78%
High School Graduate22,98642.35%
Some College10,35819.08%
Associates Degree4,6918.64%
Bachelors Degree5,65310.41%
Graduate Degree3,3776.22%

Ross County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,22543,0128,331
Black3,1952,470315
Multiple Races1,027824187
Hispanic44438797
Asian37435692
Other Race19515921
Native American15155
Islander1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,381$41,569$28,194
Less Than High School$20,714$24,308$12,043
High School Grad$31,208$37,457$22,762
Some College$35,269$44,080$28,669
Bachelors Degree$48,590$59,065$39,031
Graduate Degree$62,375$64,519$61,149

$35,381

Average Earnings

$41,569

Average Male

$28,194

Average Female

Ross County, Ohio Language

Ross County, Ohio Language by Age

Ross County, Ohio Language

97.97% of Ross County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Ross County, Ohio Poverty

Ross County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White65,34111,11417.01%
Multiple2,29363427.65%
Black2,17158126.76%
Hispanic78016020.51%
Asian41813732.78%
Other3789725.66%
Native55100.00%

17.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.42%

Male Poverty Rate

20.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ross County, Ohio

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ross County, Ohio is White, with 17.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.37%
High School15.47%
Some College11.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.71%
Male Unemployed44.54%
Female Employed11.00%
Male Employed6.08%

Ross County, Ohio Income

Ross County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,403$62,771
Families$60,417$73,206
Married Families$71,392$85,284
Non Families$26,036$36,061

Ross County, Ohio Marital Status

Ross County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ross County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Ross 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.

Ross County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Ross County, Ohio Veterans

5,774

Number of Veterans

5,336

Male Veterans

438

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,263
First Gulf War1,166
Second Gulf War573
Korea291
World War II165
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,723
65 to 741,555
55 to 641,224
75+980
18 to 34292
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,1919.48%
Black41711.43%
2 or More1068.56%
Hispanic7312.23%
Other4714.55%
Asian133.35%

$Ross County, Ohio Veterans by Education

9.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ross County, Ohio Employment Status

52.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ross 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

85.83%

Born in Ohio

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.00% of Ross County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 85.83% having been born in Ohio. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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