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Ashtabula County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 99,175 (54% urban, 46% rural); it was 102,728 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 18,188
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,081
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 29,187
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,094 (it was 10,210 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 702 sq. mi.

Water area: 666.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 141 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ashtabula County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.0%), Manufacturing (18.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.0%), Educational, health and social services (12.2%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Ashtabula County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 49,533  (49.9%)
Females: 49,642  (50.1%)
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Ashtabula County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Ashtabula County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $44,511 ($35,607 in 1999)

This county:

$44,511
Ohio:

$51,075

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $531 (lower quartile is $396, upper quartile is $649)
This county:

$531
State:

$596


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $107,300 (it was $85,100 in 2000)
Ashtabula:

$107,300
Ohio:

$136,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,500 - $161,900

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $139,260
Here:

$139,260
State:

$173,981

Townhouses or other attached units: $112,532
Here:

$112,532
State:

$154,387

In 2-unit structures: $271,974
Here:

$271,974
State:

$129,444

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $115,065
Here:

$115,065
State:

$121,212

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,524
Here:

$141,524
State:

$160,749

Mobile homes: $61,472
Here:

$61,472
State:

$50,037
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,068
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $387

Institutionalized population: 2,950
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 135 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2008: 96 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2009: 66 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2010: 77 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2012: 76 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2014: 71 buildings, average cost: $185,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,567 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,257 (1.3%)

Ashtabula County household income distribution in 2009 Ashtabula County home values distribution Ashtabula County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 19.3%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.1% for Black residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 49.8% for other race residents, 42.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 19.3%
Ashtabula County:

19.3%
Ohio:

14.8%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 35.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 52.9% for other race residents, 40.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 47 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ashtabula County is $463 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $590 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $750 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ashtabula, Conneaut, Geneva, Edgewood, Jefferson, North Kingsville, Geneva-on-the-Lake, Orwell, Andover, Roaming Shores.

Ashtabula County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
44003Andover282.70.21.130.920.761.81.000.601.50
44004Ashtabula18351.702.581.235.23202.841.000.602.20
44005Ashtabula11.51.51.51.5  1.500.831.68
44010Austinburg215.30.41.791.341.3978.041.400.702.30
44030Conneaut10656.50.14.882.168.34170.942.300.904.90
44032Dorset103.90.31.130.851.0592.630.900.351.15
44041Geneva7411.901.650.952.04123.990.900.401.80
44047Jefferson657.50.11.240.931.1491.990.900.601.40
44048Kingsville2237.40.46.853.359.06132.283.051.358.95
44068North Kingsville20510.113.434.1415.87118.144.101.5021.50
44076Orwell349.30.11.340.931.6119.571.000.551.35
44082Pierpont198.40.31.841.241.93105.331.400.502.40
44084Rock Creek215.60.21.571.181.382.411.200.831.50
44085Rome326.70.21.411.071.2185.531.150.701.50
44088Unionville328.312.722.120.878.2837.4625.309.8826.05
44093Williamsfield108.50.32.231.472.42108.471.150.802.70
44099Windsor1530.31.040.790.8682.30.900.401.15

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2012 air pollution in Ashtabula County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.037 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Benton County, Iowa , Tolland County, Connecticut , Pike County, Pennsylvania , Poweshiek County, Iowa , Rock Island County, Illinois , Tama County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,903
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,619 (60% naturalized citizens)

Ashtabula County:

1.6%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 222
  • 1990 to 1994: 192
  • 1985 to 1989: 163
  • 1980 to 1984: 65
  • 1975 to 1979: 88
  • 1970 to 1974: 115
  • 1970 to 1974: 99
  • 1965 to 1969: 675
Note: State values scaled to Ashtabula County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.1%

Ashtabula County marital status for males Ashtabula County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 32,804
  • One, attached: 443
  • Two: 2,189
  • 3 or 4: 1,436
  • 5 to 9: 1,092
  • 10 to 19: 657
  • 20 or more: 1,188
  • Mobile homes: 3,912
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 71

Housing units in Ashtabula County with a mortgage: 13,817 (1,526 second mortgage, 2,248 home equity loan, 89 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,799

Here:

63.9% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ashtabula County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,13411
Mainline Protestant11,47556
Evangelical Protestant9,41882
Black Protestant1,0974
Other5597
None64,814-
Ashtabula County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Ashtabula County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Ashtabula County:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 78
This county:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ashtabula County:

9.8%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Ashtabula County:

29.5%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Ashtabula County:

Average size of farms: 133 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $31,126
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $229.73
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.77%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,985
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 50.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.45%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,257
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 36.14%
Corn for grain: 16591 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5472 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 23885 harvested acres
Vegetables: 220 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,343 acres

Earthquake activity:

Ashtabula County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 27.0 miles away from Ashtabula County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 24.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 299.2 miles away from Ashtabula County center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Ohio Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 29, 2012 to October 30, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4098: January 03, 2013, FEMA Id: 4098, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Snow, Incident Period: March 07, 2008 to March 09, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3286: April 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 3286, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Straight Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2006 to August 04, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1656: August 01, 2006, FEMA Id: 1656, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 17, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3187: September 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3187, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: May 31, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-738: June 03, 1985, FEMA Id: 738, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3029: February 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-377: April 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 377, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Tropical Storm Agnes, Incident Period: July 19, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-345: July 19, 1972, FEMA Id: 345, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Ashtabula County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (20%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Italy (7%)
  • India (4%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ashtabula County (%):

  • German (19%)
  • Italian (12%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • Finnish (4%)

Ashtabula County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 37,004 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 5,706 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 336 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 25 (0%)
  • Taxi: 103 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 63 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,006 (2%)
  • Other means: 362 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,065 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Ashtabula County, Ohio in 2000:

  • 1,218 people in nursing homes
  • 134 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 98 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 96 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 76 people in other group homes
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 35 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 29 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Ashtabula County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 1,500 people in state prisons
  • 1,255 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 139 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 112 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 85 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 36 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,625.

3.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($319 average AGI)
Ashtabula County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.03%

2.11% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($18,102 average AGI)
1.49% relocated from other states ($12,079 average AGI)
Ashtabula County:

1.49%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lake County, OH  0.84% ($34,107 average AGI)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.34% ($33,837)
from Geauga County, OH  0.27% ($28,913)
from Trumbull County, OH  0.23% ($28,517)
from Erie County, PA  0.14% ($20,407)
from Crawford County, PA  0.06% ($22,042)
from Summit County, OH  0.06% ($19,095)


4.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,251 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.35% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($16,955 average AGI)
1.78% relocated to other states ($12,296 average AGI)
Ashtabula County:

1.78%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lake County, OH  0.93% ($31,252 average AGI)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.30% ($31,124)
to Trumbull County, OH  0.24% ($25,641)
to Geauga County, OH  0.21% ($38,049)
to Erie County, PA  0.15% ($24,946)
to Franklin County, OH  0.13% ($20,294)
to Summit County, OH  0.12% ($31,239)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Ashtabula County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Ashtabula County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Ashtabula County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ashtabula County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ashtabula County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 18,368 (14,980 aged, 3,388 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,616 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Ashtabula County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,062)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,238)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,157)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (881)
  • Unspecified dementia (492)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (414)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (384)
  • Congestive heart failure (348)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (338)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (332)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,192
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 235
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,459

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,211
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,046
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 50.2. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 142.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 76.8
  • Suffocation - 29.3
  • Other - 36.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 98,307
  • In family households: 82,593 (18,666 male householders, 7,829 female householders)
    19,353 spouses, 28,618 children (26,126 natural, 712 adopted, 1,780 stepchildren), 2,416 grandchildren, 682 brothers or sisters, 773 parents, 828 other relatives, 2,893 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,714 (6,302 male householders (4,924 living alone)), 6,566 female householders (5,683 living alone)), 2,846 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,190 (2,950 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,991 2-persons, 5,997 3-persons, 4,703 4-persons, 2,280 5-persons, 911 6-persons, 613 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,607 1-person, 1,904 2-persons, 209 3-persons, 96 4-persons, 35 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

17,885 married couples with children.
6,439 single-parent households (1,570 men, 4,869 women).

94.9% of residents of Ashtabula County speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $541,102,000 ($5,246 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,671,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $261,832,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $151,744,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,748,000
Federal grants: $95,197,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,787,000 ($3,675,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,795,000 ($590,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,137,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $50,386,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,143,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,455
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,833
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +227
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -242
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Ashtabula County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.12 millions of gallons per day (7% from ground, 93% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 272
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,640
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,663
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,704
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,740
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,663
  • 1950 to 1959: 8,393
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,459
  • 1939 or earlier: 12,283
Note: State values scaled to Ashtabula population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ashtabula County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ashtabula County population
  • 1 room: 38
  • 2 rooms: 77
  • 3 rooms: 523
  • 4 rooms: 2,584
  • 5 rooms: 6,191
  • 6 rooms: 7,625
  • 7 rooms: 5,718
  • 8 rooms: 3,459
  • 9+ rooms: 2,972
  • 1 room: 155
  • 2 rooms: 468
  • 3 rooms: 1,884
  • 4 rooms: 2,550
  • 5 rooms: 1,967
  • 6 rooms: 1,605
  • 7 rooms: 879
  • 8 rooms: 387
  • 9+ rooms: 315
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ashtabula County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ashtabula County population
  • no bedroom: 46
  • 1 bedroom: 672
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,444
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,748
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,004
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,273
  • no bedroom: 243
  • 1 bedroom: 2,602
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,852
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,597
  • 4 bedrooms: 776
  • 5+ bedrooms: 140
Cars and other vehicles available in Ashtabula County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Ashtabula County population
  • no vehicle: 1,334
  • 1 vehicle: 7,844
  • 2 vehicles: 12,591
  • 3 vehicles: 5,232
  • 4 vehicles: 1,474
  • 5+ vehicles: 712
  • no vehicle: 1,589
  • 1 vehicle: 4,880
  • 2 vehicles: 2,865
  • 3 vehicles: 648
  • 4 vehicles: 135
  • 5+ vehicles: 93

62% of Ashtabula County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Ohio.

Ashtabula County:

62.1%
State average:

58.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 77,261
  • Northeast: 11,369
  • Midwest: 2,617
  • South: 7,668
  • West: 1,179

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $67,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ashtabula County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (63.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.2%)
  • Electricity (9.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.8%)
  • Wood (3.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (66.3%)
  • Electricity (20.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 929
Here:

7.2%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 339
Here:

5.6%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 366
Here:

15.1%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Ashtabula County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $626,000
    Parks and Recreation: $406,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $18,192,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,226,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $10,992,000
    Regular Highways: $5,719,000
    Water Utilities: $5,497,000
    Police Protection: $4,986,000
    General - Other: $4,579,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,127,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,348,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,024,000
    Financial Administration: $2,325,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,677,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,533,000
    Sewerage: $1,448,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,337,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,011,000
    Solid Waste Management: $739,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $363,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $310,000
    Correctional Institutions: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $636,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $6,500,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,275,000
    Regular Highways: $527,000
    General - Other: $201,000
    Health - Other: $196,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $188,000
    General Public Building: $162,000
    Police Protection: $117,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $55,000
    Sewerage: $40,000
    Correctional Institutions: $38,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,080,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $713,000

Ashtabula County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $11,112,000
    Sewerage: $1,784,000
    Solid Waste Management: $425,000
    Parks and Recreation: $316,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $879,000
    All Other: $58,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,875,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $526,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $410,000
    Special Assessments: $21,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,011,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $23,813,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,530,000
    Highways: $6,546,000
    All Other: $3,333,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,772,000
    Housing and Community Development: $696,000
    Water Utilities: $600,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,687,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,725,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $189,000
    Other License: $143,000

Ashtabula County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,130,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,870,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,855,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $17,617,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,194,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,311,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,051,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $956,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $3,000,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $3,000,000

Ashtabula County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $391,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,456,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,855,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,540
  • Number of aged recipients: 78
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,462
  • Number of recipients under 18: 423
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,851
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 266
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 677
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,203
Ashtabula County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Ashtabula County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED212$95,8541,094$91,7294,182$89,009520$23,7253$112,667444$67,613
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$109,556133$81,248722$92,51184$23,4880$053$70,736
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$105,176282$81,0501,959$90,107372$20,0240$0131$64,885
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$127,810112$95,6431,206$98,90749$30,6730$048$76,396
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$83,57154$87,000266$102,13911$27,3644$210,75017$65,588
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED338$94,151361$107,78452$59,404
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED57$94,070148$111,02717$85,176
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$77,40011$92,6364$69,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$75,93842$110,8575$95,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$72,0001$117,0001$49,000
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Ashtabula County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John81175.0 years
Mary79979.4 years
William61373.0 years
Robert55169.7 years
Charles42873.3 years
James42771.3 years
Helen38578.0 years
George37274.2 years
Joseph33975.3 years
Margaret32678.0 years
Most common last names in Ashtabula County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25377.2 years
Johnson21176.4 years
Miller17173.5 years
Brown15175.1 years
Williams14475.4 years
Hall11671.4 years
Anderson11076.9 years
Davis9375.3 years
Jones8673.3 years
Taylor7074.7 years
Businesses in Ashtabula County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture3
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone4MasterBrand Cabinets5
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's7
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike3
Burger King4OfficeMax1
CVS3Payless1
Chevrolet4Penske1
Circle K12Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves2RadioShack2
Dairy Queen6Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Rite Aid5
Deb1Sears3
Decora Cabinetry2Sleep Inn1
Dennys1Steak 'n Shake1
Domino's Pizza1Subway12
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile2
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell1
FedEx8Toyota1
GNC6True Value3
GameStop1U-Haul7
H&R Block5UPS7
Hardee's1Verizon Wireless2
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Home Depot1Walgreens1
Honda1Walmart1
Hyundai1Wendy's3
JCPenney1YMCA1
KFC2

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