Ross County, Ohio Population 2024

76,738

Ross County, Ohio's estimated 2024 population is 76,738 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ross County, Ohio is the 32nd largest county in Ohio. The 2010 population was 78,102 and has seen a growth of -1.75% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202977,068660.09%
202877,002660.09%
202776,936660.09%
202676,870660.09%
202576,804660.09%
202476,738660.09%
202376,672660.09%
202276,606660.09%
202176,540-524-0.68%
202077,0644510.59%
201976,613-246-0.32%
201876,859-440-0.57%
201777,2994110.53%
201676,888-179-0.23%
201577,067-49-0.06%
201477,116-183-0.24%
201377,299-60-0.08%
201277,359-235-0.3%
201177,594-508-0.65%
201078,102
199069,3304,3266.65%
198065,0043,7936.2%
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%
185032,0744,61416.8%
184027,4603,39214.09%
183024,0683,44916.73%
182020,6195,10532.91%
181015,5146,97481.66%
18008,540-68,528-88.92%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.09% (66)
County Website
Ross County
State
Ohio
County Seat
2020 Population
77,064
Area
689 mi²
Density
111 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.42% (-326)
Founded
August 20, 1798

Ross County, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White68,76389.35%
Black or African American4,2685.55%
Two or more races2,9823.87%
Other race4870.63%
Asian3360.44%
Native American960.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander250.03%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ross County, Ohio Population by Race

Ross County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2024

Ross County, Ohio Median Age

41.3

Total

40.2

Male

43

Female

Ross County, Ohio Adults

There are 60,708 adults, (13,233 of whom are seniors) in Ross County, Ohio.

Ross County, Ohio Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ross County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female36,70047.69%
Male40,25752.31%

Ross County, Ohio Population by Age

Ross County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All29,5652.4270.929.1
Married13,5063.0887.812.2
Non Family10,7391.1955.144.9
Female3,6433.335644
Male1,6773.0267.432.6
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3.03

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ross 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

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

Ross 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 other race people with a rate of 97.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 50.87%.

Ross County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,592

Average Earnings

$52,964

Average Male

$35,883

Average Female

Ross County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ross County, Ohio Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ross County, Ohio Language

98.29% of Ross County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Ross County, Ohio Language

Ross County, Ohio Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White65,33610,12715.5%
Multiple2,7741,00636.27%
Black2,29926911.7%
Hispanic86416619.21%
Asian3368926.49%
Native641726.56%
Other459102.18%
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16.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.52%

Male Poverty Rate

18.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ross County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ross County, Ohio is Multiple, with 36.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ross County, Ohio is Other, with 2.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.92%.

Ross County, Ohio Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.6%
High School13.44%
Some College12.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%
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Ross County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed41.78%
Male Unemployed40.2%
Female Employed9.64%
Male Employed3.63%
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Ross County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ross County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ross County, Ohio Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ross County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Ross County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ross County, Ohio Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,043

Number of Veterans

4,693

Male Veterans

350

Female Veterans

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Ross County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Ross County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Ross County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Ross County, Ohio Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ross County, Ohio Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ross County, Ohio Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ross County, Ohio Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ross 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

86.62%

Born in Ross County, Ohio

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of Ross County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 86.62% having been born in Ohio. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ross County, Ohio Place of Birth

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