Muskingum County, OH

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2022 Population
86,393
0.0544% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.5
0.248% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.6%
1.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$56,810
8.78% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$156,100
17.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
39,534
0.875% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Muskingum County, OH had a population of 86.4k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $56,810. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Muskingum County, OH grew from 86,346 to 86,393, a 0.0544% increase and its median household income grew from $52,224 to $56,810, a 8.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Muskingum County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.81%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.16%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.807%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.527%).

None of the households in Muskingum 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.

99.5% of the residents in Muskingum County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Muskingum County, OH are Muskingum University (204264) (556 degrees awarded in 2022), Zane State College (380 degrees), and Mid-EastCTC-Adult Education (371 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Muskingum County, OH was $156,100, and the homeownership rate was 68.9%.

Most people in Muskingum County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Muskingum County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Muskingum County, OH is home to a population of 86.4k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.875% of Muskingum County, OH residents were born outside of the country (756 people).

In 2022, there were 23.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.5k people) in Muskingum County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.29k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.73k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Muskingum County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Muskingum County, OH was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Muskingum County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    78.5k ± 212
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.29k ± 377
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.73k ± 280
1.31%
Hispanic Population
1.13k people

In 2022, there were 23.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.5k people) in Muskingum County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.29k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.73k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.31% of the people in Muskingum County, OH are hispanic (1.13k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.875%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
756 people
0.542%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
468 people

As of 2022, 0.875% of Muskingum County, OH residents (756 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 Muskingum County, OH was 0.542%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,672 ± 216
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,245 ± 313
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    604 ± 149

Muskingum County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Muskingum County, OH employs 39.5k people. The largest industries in Muskingum County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,717 people), Retail Trade (5,095 people), and Manufacturing (4,539 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,207), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,347), and Wholesale Trade ($52,985).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

39.5k
2022 Value
± 1,593
0.875%
1 Year growth
± 5.48%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Muskingum County, OH grew at a rate of 0.875%, from 39.2k employees to 39.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Muskingum County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,930 people), Management Occupations (3,617 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,449 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Muskingum County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

39.5k
2022 Value
± 1,593
0.875%
1 Year growth
± 5.48%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Muskingum County, OH grew at a rate of 0.875%, from 39.2k employees to 39.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Muskingum County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,717 people), Retail Trade (5,095 people), and Manufacturing (4,539 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Muskingum County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Muskingum 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

$45,912
Median earning men ± $2,254
$33,010
Median earning women ± $1,890

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,200), Public Administration ($59,016), and Manufacturing ($57,542).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($43,309), Manufacturing ($41,395), and Public Administration ($40,847).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 629
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 467
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 408
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Muskingum County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 68.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (29.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.13%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Muskingum County, OH awarded 1,370 degrees. The student population of Muskingum County, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,257 male students and 3,835 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Muskingum County, OH are White (1,139 and 84.6%), followed by Unknown (78 and 5.79%), Black or African American (49 and 3.64%), and Two or More Races (46 and 3.41%).

The largest universities in Muskingum County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Muskingum University (204264) (556 and 40.6%), Zane State College (380 and 27.7%), and Mid-EastCTC-Adult Education (371 and 27.1%).

The most popular majors in Muskingum County, OH are Registered Nursing (117 and 8.54%), Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (102 and 7.45%), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (96 and 7.01%).

The median tuition costs in Muskingum County, OH are $29,900 for private four year colleges, and $5,837 and $10,063 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Muskingum County, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,092 (37% men and 63% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,092 students enrolled in Muskingum County, OH, 37% men and 63% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,865 records, of which 63.4% were women and 36.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 66 degrees awarded
  2. 50 degrees awarded
  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Muskingum County, OH was General Health Services with 66 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Muskingum County, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 556 degrees awarded
  2. 380 degrees awarded
  3. 371 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Muskingum University (204264) with 556 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 596 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Muskingum County, OH, which is 0.77 times less than the 774 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,139 degrees mean that there were 14.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 78 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($29,900) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($790) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,259) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Muskingum County, OH was $156,100 in 2022, which is 0.554 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $132,800 to $156,100, a 17.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Muskingum County, OH is 68.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Muskingum County, OH have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Muskingum County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Muskingum County, OH is $56,810. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Muskingum County, OH was Census Tract 9127 with a value of $78,060, followed by Census Tract 9113 and Census Tract 9128, with respective values of $75,595 and $74,583.

In 2022, 13.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Muskingum County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.758%.

Property

$156,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,374
$23,828
Median Property Taxes
±$1,071

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 Muskingum County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.9%
Homeownership
2022
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.9% of the housing units in Muskingum County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9127
  2. Census Tract 9113
  3. Census Tract 9128

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Muskingum County, OH was Census Tract 9127 with a value of $78,060, followed by Census Tract 9113 and Census Tract 9128, with respective values of $75,595 and $74,583.

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

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Household Income

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$56,810
Median Household Income
± $2,758
34.6k
Number of Households
± 1,359

In 2022, the median household income of the 34.6k households in Muskingum County, OH grew to $56,810 from the previous year's value of $52,224.

The following chart displays the households in Muskingum 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 Muskingum 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 (84.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.08%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.27%)

In 2022, 84.8% of workers in Muskingum County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.08%) and those who worked at home (4.27%).

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Commute Time

25 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Muskingum County, OH have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.2% of the workforce in Muskingum County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 13.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Muskingum County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.758%.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Muskingum County, OH (13.1k out of 84.1k 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 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 20.9% of the children was living in poverty in Muskingum County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 10.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 183 in Muskingum County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.809 per 100,000 population.

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Health

93.9% of the population of Muskingum County, OH has health coverage, with 45.5% on employee plans, 23.1% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 9.9% on non-group plans, and 1.28% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Muskingum County, OH see 1597 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.62% increase from the previous year (1512 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1564 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 538 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,597 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Muskingum County, OH

Primary care physicians in Muskingum County, OH see an average of 1,597 patients per year. This represents a 5.62% increase from the previous year (1,512 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.9% under 18 years, 20.1% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.12%
Uninsured
45.5%
Employer Coverage
23.1%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
9.9%
Non-Group
1.28%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Muskingum County, OH declined by 2.25% from 6.26% to 6.12%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 75.8 in Muskingum 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 39.4% in Muskingum County, OH.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.93% in Muskingum County, OH.

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