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Ohio County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 24,717
Population in Households 24,410
Population in Familes 20,543
Population in Group Qrtrs 307
Population Density2 42
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $37,764
Average Household Income $49,769
Per Capita Income $19,243


Total Housing Units 10,518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,269 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,185 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,064 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $90,048
Average Home Value $115,865


Total Households 9,454
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 6,697
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% 0.4%
Households 0.36% 0.35%
Families 0.19% 0.25%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.6%


Ohio County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ohio County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 48 61st
Population Density # 83 32nd
Diversity Index # 58 52nd
Median Household Income # 67 45th
Per Capita Income # 86 29th

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