Hocking County, OH

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2022 Population
28,104
0.27% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.6
0.235% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.6%
1.58% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,007
3.97% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$164,100
14% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hocking County, OH had a population of 28.1k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $59,007. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hocking County, OH declined from 28,180 to 28,104, a −0.27% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,755 to $59,007, a 3.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hocking County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.69%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.737%), Other (Hispanic) (0.697%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.616%).

None of the households in Hocking County, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.9% of the residents in Hocking County, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Hocking County, OH was $164,100, and the homeownership rate was 78.9%.

Most people in Hocking County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hocking County, OH was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: The Rock House In Hocking Hills State Park

Population & Diversity

Hocking County, OH is home to a population of 28.1k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.683% of Hocking County, OH residents were born outside of the country (192 people).

In 2022, there were 35.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.6k people) in Hocking County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 755 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 207 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.9% of Hocking County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hocking County, OH was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hocking County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26.6k ± 317
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    755 ± 217
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    207 ± 249
1.11%
Hispanic Population
311 people

In 2022, there were 35.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.6k people) in Hocking County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 755 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 207 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.11% of the people in Hocking County, OH are hispanic (311 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hocking County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.683%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
192 people
0.497%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
140 people

As of 2022, 0.683% of Hocking County, OH residents (192 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hocking County, OH was 0.497%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    596 ± 147
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    270 ± 110
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    194 ± 83

Hocking County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hocking County, OH employs 12.7k people. The largest industries in Hocking County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,185 people), Construction (1,558 people), and Manufacturing (1,508 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($73,091), Information ($60,288), and Utilities ($59,444).

Occupations

12.7k
2022 Value
± 861
−0.797%
1 Year decline
± 9.43%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hocking County, OH declined at a rate of −0.797%, from 12.8k employees to 12.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hocking County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,535 people), Management Occupations (1,221 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,129 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hocking County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.7k
2022 Value
± 861
−0.797%
1 Year decline
± 9.43%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hocking County, OH declined at a rate of −0.797%, from 12.8k employees to 12.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hocking County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,185 people), Construction (1,558 people), and Manufacturing (1,508 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hocking County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Hocking County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,814
Median earning men ± $3,697
$31,140
Median earning women ± $2,166

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($185,750), Wholesale Trade ($74,000), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,333).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($39,750), Wholesale Trade ($36,167), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($35,969).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 151
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 114
    Manufacturing
  3. 109
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hocking County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 70.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.17%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hocking County, OH was $164,100 in 2022, which is 0.582 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $144,000 to $164,100, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in Hocking County, OH is 78.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hocking County, OH have an average commute time of 30.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hocking County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hocking County, OH is $59,007. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hocking County, OH was Census Tract 9649 with a value of $90,410, followed by Census Tract 9651 and Census Tract 9655, with respective values of $73,725 and $66,875.

Property

$164,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,230
$8,899
Median Property Taxes
±$627

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hocking County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.9%
Homeownership
2022
61%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.9% of the housing units in Hocking County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9649
  2. Census Tract 9651
  3. Census Tract 9655

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hocking County, OH was Census Tract 9649 with a value of $90,410, followed by Census Tract 9651 and Census Tract 9655, with respective values of $73,725 and $66,875.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hocking County, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$59,007
Median Household Income
± $2,918
11.3k
Number of Households
± 680

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.3k households in Hocking County, OH grew to $59,007 from the previous year's value of $56,755.

The following chart displays the households in Hocking County, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hocking County, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.2%)
  2. Carpooled (9.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.84%)

In 2022, 82.2% of workers in Hocking County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.4%) and those who worked at home (5.84%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hocking County, OH have a longer commute time (30.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.38% of the workforce in Hocking County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hocking County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hocking County, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hocking County, OH (4.6k out of 27.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hocking County, OH is White, followed by Two Or More and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93% of the population of Hocking County, OH has health coverage, with 39.8% on employee plans, 24.3% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.53% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hocking County, OH see 1766 patients per year on average, which represents a 12.9% decrease from the previous year (2028 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4682 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 446 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,766 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hocking County, OH

Primary care physicians in Hocking County, OH see an average of 1,766 patients per year. This represents a 12.9% decrease from the previous year (2,028 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hocking County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

7%
Uninsured
39.8%
Employer Coverage
24.3%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
1.53%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hocking County, OH grew by 10.1% from 6.36% to 7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hocking County, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Hocking County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.1% in Hocking County, OH.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.64% in Hocking County, OH.

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