Chillicothe, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 21,499 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 10,532  (49.0%)
Females: 10,967  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45601.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,442 (it was $33,991 in 2000)
Chillicothe:

$46,442
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,084 (it was $19,101 in 2000)

Chillicothe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,490 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Chillicothe:

$120,490
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $146,049; detached houses: $161,772; townhouses or other attached units: $906,214; in 2-unit structures: $76,427; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $105,341; mobile homes: $53,180

Median gross rent in 2017: $747.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chillicothe: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.5%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 75.4% for other race residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chillicothe, OH (2017)
    • 18,90986.4%White alone
    • 1,4036.4%Two or more races
    • 1,0744.9%Black alone
    • 2081.0%Asian alone
    • 2030.9%Hispanic
    • 630.3%Other race alone
    • 80.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.02%American Indian alone

Races in Chillicothe detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 128 registered sex offenders living in Chillicothe, Ohio as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chillicothe is 170 to 1.


Crime rates in Chillicothe by year

Type

2005

2006

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(54.4)
12
(54.3)
5
(22.4)
7
(31.6)
8
(36.5)
11
(50.1)
8
(36.9)
6
(27.4)
12
(55.3)
8
(36.9)
14
(64.5)
10
(46.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
30
(136.1)
35
(158.3)
46
(206.2)
43
(194.2)
37
(168.8)
26
(118.4)
29
(133.8)
30
(137.0)
29
(133.7)
34
(156.7)
28
(129.1)
21
(97.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(72.6)
11
(49.8)
220
(986.0)
189
(853.5)
72
(328.5)
64
(291.5)
36
(166.1)
43
(196.4)
56
(258.1)
52
(239.7)
51
(235.1)
73
(340.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
300
(1,361)
340
(1,538)
407
(1,824)
435
(1,965)
426
(1,944)
465
(2,118)
393
(1,813)
333
(1,521)
335
(1,544)
350
(1,613)
284
(1,309)
220
(1,026)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,852
(8,399)
1,963
(8,879)
1,762
(7,897)
1,722
(7,777)
1,668
(7,611)
1,608
(7,324)
1,517
(6,998)
1,403
(6,408)
1,363
(6,282)
1,355
(6,247)
1,160
(5,347)
1,345
(6,273)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
90
(408.2)
87
(393.5)
37
(165.8)
42
(189.7)
47
(214.4)
47
(214.1)
33
(152.2)
25
(114.2)
35
(161.3)
42
(193.6)
52
(239.7)
57
(265.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
14
(63.5)
13
(58.8)
12
(53.8)
8
(36.1)
18
(82.1)
2
(9.1)
2
(9.2)
4
(18.3)
4
(18.4)
2
(9.2)
6
(27.7)
4
(18.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)580.9595.2733.8727.0612.3592.3521.8474.2535.9502.8462.0478.8

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City-data.com crime index in Chillicothe, OH

Crime rate in Chillicothe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 45 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Ohio average:

1.97
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Ancestries: American (23.9%), German (18.1%), English (9.4%), Irish (6.2%), European (2.2%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 9.54 square miles.

Population density: 2,253 people per square mile   (low).

Chillicothe, Ohio map

252 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,667 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,305 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (45.2 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (301.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

North Fork Village, OH (1.5 miles ),
Bourneville, OH (3.2 miles),
Kingston, OH (3.2 miles ),
Frankfort, OH (3.4 miles ),
Richmond Dale, OH (3.6 miles ),
Waverly City, OH (3.8 miles ),
Clarksburg, OH (3.9 miles ),
Adelphi, OH (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 82.98 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Ohio's First Capital

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,079 (+27.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,847 (43.7%)

Area code: 740

Distribution of median household income in Chillicothe, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chillicothe, OH in 2017
Chillicothe satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $90,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Chillicothe, OH residents
Average permit cost in Chillicothe, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Chillicothe, OH
Historical housing units in Chillicothe, OH
Most common industries in Chillicothe, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Paper (6.5%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (10.3%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Chillicothe, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Chillicothe, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chillicothe-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 45.1 miles away from the Chillicothe city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chillicothe-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from Chillicothe center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 201.9 miles away from Chillicothe center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 183.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 270.9 miles away from Chillicothe center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 110.9 miles away from Chillicothe center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ross County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chillicothe topographic map

Main business address for: HORIZON PCS INC (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS).

Hospitals in Chillicothe:

  • ADENA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 272 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • CHILLICOTHE VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 17273 STATE ROUTE 104)
  • HOSPICE HOME HEALTH MED CTR HOSPITAL (272 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • SOUTHERNCARE CHILLICOTHE (220 NORTH PLAZA BLVD)

Nursing Homes in Chillicothe:

  • CHILLICOTHE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (60 MARIETTA ROAD)
  • DEIBER NURSING HOME (182 N BRIDGE ST)
  • HEARTLAND OF CHILLICOTHE (1058 COLUMBUS ST)
  • MARIETTA PLACE (60 MARIETTA RD)
  • TRADITIONS OF CHILLICOTHE (142 UNIVERSITY DRIVE)
  • WESTMORELAND PLACE (230 CHERRY ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Chillicothe:

  • CHILLICOTHE REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER (465 SHAWNEE LANE)
  • DAVITA - ADENA DIALYSIS (1180 N. BRIDGE STREET)

Home Health Centers in Chillicothe:

  • ADENA HOME CARE SERVICES (111 WEST WATER STREET)
  • FAMILY NURSING SERVICES (24 STAR DRIVE)
  • ROSS COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (475 WESTERN AVENUE, SUITE 4A)

Airports and heliports located in Chillicothe:

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Colleges/Universities in Chillicothe:

  • Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus (Full-time enrollment: 1,801; Location: 101 University Drive; Public; Website: www.chillicothe.ohiou.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School District (Full-time enrollment: 207; Location: 895 Crouse Chapel Rd; Public; Website: www.pickawayross.com)
  • Daymar College-Chillicothe (Full-time enrollment: 132; Location: 1410 Industrial Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: daymarcollege.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chillicothe:

  • Ohio Christian University (about 20 miles; Circleville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,345)
  • Southern State Community College (about 35 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,418)
  • Hocking College (about 42 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • DeVry University-Ohio (about 42 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,896)
  • Shawnee State University (about 42 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Capital University (about 43 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Franklin University (about 44 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,736)

Public high schools in Chillicothe:

Private high school in Chillicothe:

  • WESLEY TAYLOR PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 102, Location: 30 E MAIN ST, Grades: PK-9)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Chillicothe:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chillicothe:

  • BISHOP FLAGET SCHOOL (Students: 145, Location: 570 PARSONS AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ROSS COUNTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 121, Location: 2215 EGYPT PIKE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Chillicothe

Library in Chillicothe:

  • CHILLICOTHE AND ROSS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,752,250; Location: 140 S. PAINT ST.; 148,588 books; 11,243 audio materials; 9,245 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 400 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Chillicothe is home to the Chillicothe Gazette, founded in 1800, which makes it the oldest newspaper in continual operation west of the Alleghenies and one of the oldest newspapers in continual operation in the United States.
  • Private School Preschool through 12th grade- Southern HIlls Academy 365 Keller Rd. Chillicothe, OH

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chillicothe: Chillicothe Country Club (A), P H Glatfelter Company Ambulance (B), Chillicothe Fire Department Station 1 (C), Chillicothe Fire Department Station 3 (D), Chillicothe Fire Department Station 4 (E), Ross County Museum (F), Chillicothe City Hall (G), Ross County Courthouse (H), Majestic Theatre (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Central Center Shopping Center (1), Zane Plaza Shopping Center (2), Chillicothe Mall Shopping Center (3), Chillicothe Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Chillicothe: HORIZON PCS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Chillicothe include: Chillicothe First Church Of The Nazarene (A), Westside Church Of The Nazarene (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Zion Baptist Church (E), Quinn Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Walnut Street United Methodist Church (G), Calvary Lutheran Church (H), Emmanuel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Grandview Cemetery (1), Greenlawn Cemetery (2), Saint Margarets Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chillicothe include: Mary Lou Patton Park (1), Adena State Memorial (2), Youctangee Park (3), Story Mound State Memorial (4), Poland Park (5), Mead Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Chillicothe Telephone (Museums; 68 East Main Street).

Hotels: Hampton Inn & Suites Chillicothe (100 North Plaza Boulevard), Four Seasons Plumbing (51 1/2 East Water Street), Comfort Inn Chillicothe (20 North Plaza Boulevard), Greenhouse Bed and Breakfast (47 East 5th Street), Days Inn (1250 N Bridge St), Chillicothe Inn (24 North Bridge Street), Christopher Conference Center (20 North Plaza Boulevard), Best Western Adena Inn (1250 North Bridge Street), Country Hearth Inn - Chillicothe (1135 E Main St).

Courts: Chillicothe City - Court #2 (City Building), Fourth District Court Of Appeals (14 South Paint Street Suite 38), Ross County - Court Of Common Pleas #2 (Court House), Ross County - Court Of Common Pleas #1 (Court House), Chillicothe City - Court #1 (City Building).

Birthplace of: Albert E. Herrnstein - Football player and coach, Ben Hartsock - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Jul 5, 1980), Billy Ireland - Cartoonist, Edwin Dun - Diplomat, James Hines - Professional wrestler, John Carey (Ohio state legislator) - Politician, John Ulrich Giesy - Science fiction writer, John Yang (journalist) - Journalist, Joshua W. Sill - Union Army General, Lucy Webb Hayes - First Lady of the.

Ross County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chillicothe that have no violations reported:

  • CHILLICOTHE CITY PWS (Population served: 21,796, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHILLICOTHE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE (Population served: 9,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Chillicothe in 2010:

  • 341 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 178 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 152 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Chillicothe in 2000:

  • 306 people in nursing homes
  • 108 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 70 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 24 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Chillicothe (2011 data):

  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Chilliothe West Branch, Kmart Center Branch, Chillicothe Branch. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • The Citizens National Bank of Chillicothe: Bridge Street Branch, Western Branch, The Citizens National Bank Of Chilli. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $148.7 mil, Deposits: $132.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Capital Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Central Center Branch, Chillicothe Main Drive-Thru Branch, Chillicothe City Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Zane Plaza Branch at 1080 Bridge Street, branch established on 1964/04/14; Chillicothe-Western Branch at 800 Western Avenue, branch established on 1961/11/30. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The Vinton County National Bank of McArthur: Main Street Branch at 222 E Main St, branch established on 1986/06/30; Western Avenue Branch at 775 Western Avenue, branch established on 1934/08/01. Info updated 2009/02/27: Bank assets: $726.1 mil, Deposits: $641.3 mil, headquarters in Mcarthur, OH, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Advantage Bank: Chillicothe Branch at 45 West Second Street, branch established on 1994/07/01. Info updated 2011/03/23: Bank assets: $767.1 mil, Deposits: $634.2 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Camco Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Chillicothe Wal-Mart Branch at 85 River Trace Lane, branch established on 2007/04/15. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Fifth Third Bank: Chillicothe Downtown Branch at 128 West Main Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Chillicothe:

Marital status in Chillicothe, OH
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Chillicothe:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chillicothe
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Religion statistics for Chillicothe, OH (based on Ross County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,54872
Mainline Protestant6,94434
Catholic2,7502
Other5385
Black Protestant2903
None57,994-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Here:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Ross County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Ross County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ross County:

10.0%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ross County:

13.9%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.3%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.4%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Chillicothe:

28.7
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chillicothe:

22.0%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chillicothe:

10.9%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chillicothe:

35.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Chillicothe:

54.8%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chillicothe, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 44$243,233$66,3360$0
Firefighters 42$213,358$60,9590$0
Transit 28$104,780$44,90610$23,447
Judicial and Legal 19$66,267$41,85313$41,268
Water Supply 17$73,979$52,2200$0
Sewerage 15$66,663$53,3300$0
Parks and Recreation 8$23,735$35,6030$0
Streets and Highways 8$25,836$38,7540$0
Police - Other 8$25,112$37,6680$0
Solid Waste Management 7$23,653$40,5480$0
Financial Administration 6$24,072$48,1441$3,045
Fire - Other 1$4,243$50,9160$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$9,648
Totals for Government 203$894,931$52,90237$77,408

Chillicothe government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,295,000 ($60.24)
    General - Other: $1,288,000 ($59.91)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,394,000 ($250.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,181,000 ($240.99)
    Water Utilities: $3,325,000 ($154.66)
    Transit Utilities: $3,207,000 ($149.17)
    Sewerage: $2,977,000 ($138.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,683,000 ($124.80)
    General - Other: $1,654,000 ($76.93)
    Financial Administration: $1,343,000 ($62.47)
    Regular Highways: $1,329,000 ($61.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $966,000 ($44.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $817,000 ($38.00)
    Central Staff Services: $663,000 ($30.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $648,000 ($30.14)
    Parking Facilities: $98,000 ($4.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($3.77)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $13,000 ($0.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,326,000 ($61.68)
    Regular Highways: $386,000 ($17.95)
    General - Other: $312,000 ($14.51)
    Sewerage: $295,000 ($13.72)
    Transit Utilities: $142,000 ($6.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $125,000 ($5.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($2.47)
    General Public Building: $21,000 ($0.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($0.37)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,601,000 ($632.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $193,000 ($8.98)

Chillicothe government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,368,000 ($156.66)
    Other: $3,027,000 ($140.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $948,000 ($44.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($0.70)
    Parking Facilities: $8,000 ($0.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $431,000 ($20.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $808,000 ($37.58)
    Interest Earnings: $437,000 ($20.33)
    Fines and Forfeits: $77,000 ($3.58)
    Sale of Property: $45,000 ($2.09)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($0.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,524,000 ($210.43)
    Transit Utilities: $1,192,000 ($55.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,151,000 ($53.54)
    Transit Utilities: $1,145,000 ($53.26)
    Highways: $1,038,000 ($48.28)
    Other: $845,000 ($39.30)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $11,466,000 ($533.33)
    Other License: $1,822,000 ($84.75)
    Property: $1,243,000 ($57.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $966,000 ($44.93)
    Death and Gift: $139,000 ($6.47)

Chillicothe government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,425,000 ($66.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,320,000 ($61.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000 ($4.88)

Chillicothe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $539,000 ($25.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,809,000 ($409.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,000 ($0.84)

4.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Franklin County, OH  0.77% ($40,303 average AGI)
to Pickaway County, OH  0.55% ($38,417)
to Pike County, OH  0.47% ($41,438)
Businesses in Chillicothe, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts2Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's4
Blockbuster1Menards1
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance2
Burger King2Nike3
CVS2Nissan1
Carson Pirie Scott1OfficeMax1
Chipotle1Olive Garden1
Circle K1Papa John's Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza2Red Lobster1
Fashion Bug1Sam's Club1
FedEx5Sears2
Ford1Sprint Nextel2
GNC1Starbucks1
H&R Block2Steak 'n Shake1
Hilton1Subway6
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile2
Honda1Taco Bell2
Hyundai1Tim Hortons2
IHOP1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul6
Jones New York1UPS10
Justice1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens2
Kmart1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's2
Kroger2YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chillicothe:

  • WBEX (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHI (1350 AM; 1 kW; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chillicothe:

  • WKKJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXIZ (100.9 FM; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WOUH-FM (91.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WOHC (90.1 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVXC (89.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHOK-FM (95.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WXZQ (100.1 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: DBA PIKETON COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVNU (97.5 FM; GREENFIELD, OH; Owner: SOUTHERN OHIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W201AK (88.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSU-FM (89.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYRO (98.7 FM; MCARTHUR, OH; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING MEDIA, INC.)
  • WAZU (107.1 FM; CIRCLEVILLE, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chillicothe:

  • W59DL (Channel 59; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTTE (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: COLUMBUS (WTTE-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Chillicothe: Joseph Hanks.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Chillicothe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 120Number of bridges
  • 1,965ft / 599mTotal length
  • $4,970,000Total costs
  • 944,952Total average daily traffic
  • 103,801Total average daily truck traffic
  • 952,283Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chillicothe, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 411960-1969
  • 351970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chillicothe, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chillicothe)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 181 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chillicothe, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 235 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chillicothe)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Chillicothe)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 284. The highest number of fire incidents - 437 took place in 2009, and the least - 58 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chillicothe, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.8%), and Outside Fires (38.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chillicothe, OH
    • 2,06742.8%Structure Fires
    • 1,87638.9%Outside Fires
    • 85517.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 300.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chillicothe, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chillicothe, Ohio:

  • Best Western Adena Inn, 1250 N Bridge St, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 , Phone: (740) 775-7000, Fax: (740) 773-1622
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1003 E Main St, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 , Phone: (740) 851-6140, Fax: (740) 851-6145
  • Christopher Inn And Suites, 30 N Plaza Blvd, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 , Phone: (740) 774-6835, Fax: (740) 774-2001
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chillicothe, Ohio
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chillicothe, OH
  • 81.9%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chillicothe, OH
  • 56.5%Utility gas
  • 41.3%Electricity
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Chillicothe compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Chillicothe on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
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  • Austin Tyler Little (2)
  • Larry A. Crabtree (1)
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  • Harold Hollingshead (1)
  • Michael James Freeman (1)
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Total of 29 patent applications in 2008-2020.