Belmont County, Ohio (OH)

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County population in 2012: 69,671 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 70,226 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,163
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,842
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,244
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,674 (it was 7,065 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 537 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 131 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Belmont County: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.8%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.1%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Belmont County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.6%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 35,492  (49.0%)
Females: 34,908  (51.0%)

Belmont County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Belmont County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,224 ($29,714 in 1999)

This county:

$38224
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $400 (lower quartile is $299, upper quartile is $501)
This county:

$400
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,400 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Belmont:

$85,400
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,700 - $153,100
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $950
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $325

Institutionalized population: 3,650

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Belmont County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $152,200

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,166 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $799 (1.1%)

Belmont County household income distribution in 2009 Belmont County home values distribution Belmont County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.7% for Black residents, 48.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 49.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
Belmont County:

16.0%
Ohio:

16.0%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents, 44.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 45.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 46 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 35 years old)

Area name: Wheeling, WV-OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Belmont County is $394 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $632 a month.

Cities in this county include: Martins Ferry, St. Clairsville, Bellaire, Barnesville, Shadyside, Bridgeport, Powhatan Point, Bethesda, Wolfhurst, Yorkville.

Belmont County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
43713Barnesville3917.90.55.183.484.3784.464.201.787.43
43718Belmont1932.40.15.652.098.39148.482.100.905.18
43719Bethesda314.32.49.97.646.5365.9413.001.9513.33
43759Morristown42.622.42.390.2811.792.502.002.60
43902Alledonia23.10.81.951.571.6383.41.952.601.95
43905Barton413.30.95.453.635.4199.253.800.903.80
43906Bellaire3733.90.86.774.456.5696.943.601.8811.10
43909Blaine22.32.32.32.3002.302.302.30
43912Bridgeport1123.40.13.691.556.68180.931.500.602.13
43916Colerain33.32.732.990.3103.002.383.08
43927Fairpoint12.42.42.42.4  2.402.032.30
43933Jacobsburg11540.520.787.2422.62108.8611.200.8843.10
43935Martins Ferry3113.40.13.252.12.9691.012.101.284.43
43937Maynard324.33.111.438.0411.398.876.902.6311.25
43940Neffs16.26.26.26.2  6.202.385.75
43942Powhatan Point1313.60.54.022.244.15103.252.300.555.30
43947Shadyside1716.80.64.293.02493.242.801.655.58
43950Saint Clairsville20870.304.962.837.56152.223.001.505.10
43967Warnock20.90.90.90.9000.901.450.90
43972Bannock12.22.22.22.2  2.201.082.95
43977Flushing415.114.822.456.86142.251.601.002.00
43983Piedmont410.40.13.51.164.76135.971.750.102.90
43985Holloway25.90.53.21.723.82119.323.200.303.20

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

2005 air pollution in Belmont County:

Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.008 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.036 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Belmont County: Belmont County Childrens Home (A), Briar Hill Club (B), Harrison County Club (C), Hazelwood Hill Club (D), Piedmont Lake Marina (E), Doudna Orchards (F), Rockwell Orchards (G), Belmont Hills Country Club (H), Camp Bonnie Belmont (I), Camp Presmont (J), Bailey Dairy Farm (K), Chestnut Ridge Meetinghouse (L), Briar Hill Farm (M), Belmont County Fire Station 23 Cumberland Trail Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 2 (N), Colerain Volunteer Fire Department Station 22 (O), Barton Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 13 (P), Smith Township Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 36 (Q), Sunset Heights Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 39 (R), Somerton Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 37 (S), Belmont County Home (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hills Plaza Shopping Center (1), Ohio Valley Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belmont County include: Amity Church (A), Belmont United Church (B), Bend Fork Church (C), Bethel Church (D), Chestnut Level Church (E), Concord Church (F), Dover Church (G), Stillwater Meeting House (H), Grandview Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Armstrongs Cemetery (1), Barton Cemetery (2), Scatterday Cemetery (3), Bellaire Cemetery (4), Belmont Memorial Park (5), Berry Cemetery (6), Calvary Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Piedmont Lake (A), Consolidation Coal Company Pond 0110- (B), Ohnoname 31 Reservoir (C), Consolidation Coal Company Pond 0110- (D), Barnesville Lake (E), State Route 800 Reservoir (F), Livezey Lake (G), Consolidation Coal Company Pond 0010- (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nixon Run (A), Moss Run (B), Mikes Run (C), Little Captina Creek (D), Lick Run (E), Kings Run (F), Indian Run (G), Flat Run (H), Flag Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Belmont County: Belmont Lake State Reserve (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Marshall County, West Virginia , Guernsey County , Harrison County , Ohio County, West Virginia , Jefferson County , Monroe County , Noble County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,477
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 685 (66% naturalized citizens)

Belmont County:

1.0%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 78
  • 1990 to 1994: 75
  • 1985 to 1989: 48
  • 1980 to 1984: 64
  • 1975 to 1979: 34
  • 1970 to 1974: 77
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1965 to 1969: 297

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.0%

Belmont County marital status for males Belmont County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Belmont County with a mortgage: 8,209 (738 second mortgage, 1,092 home equity loan, 48 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,688

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Belmont County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,01266
Catholic8,17916
Evangelical Protestant7,73253
Orthodox4633
Other2025
Black Protestant1761
None43,636-
Belmont 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: 18
Belmont County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

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

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Belmont County:

11.1%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Belmont County:

29.5%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.8%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Belmont County:

Average size of farms: 188 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,622
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $115.40
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.88%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 70.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,450
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,902
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.93
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.63%
Corn for grain: 524 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 119 harvested acres
Vegetables: 129 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 119 acres

Tornado activity:

Belmont County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 53617587.4 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Belmont County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% 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 104.8 miles away from Belmont County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 109.7 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 205.9 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 132.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from Belmont County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 205.9 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:


The number of natural disasters in Belmont County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Germany (18%)
  • India (12%)
  • Italy (11%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Poland (5%)

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

  • German (20%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • Italian (10%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Belmont County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,456 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 2,654 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 193 (1%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 655 (2%)
  • Other means: 156 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 742 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 2,156 people in state prisons
  • 718 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 68 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 45 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 39 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

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

  • 2,692 people in state prisons
  • 798 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 94 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 78 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 76 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 35 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,710.

3.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.68% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($24,188 average AGI)
2.26% relocated from other states ($17,971 average AGI)
Belmont County:

2.26%
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 Ohio County, WV  0.59% ($27,065 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.37% ($27,146)
from Marshall County, WV  0.29% ($29,132)
from Monroe County, OH  0.25% ($30,924)
from Franklin County, OH  0.23% ($26,763)
from Harrison County, OH  0.15% ($27,513)
from Guernsey County, OH  0.11% ($35,667)


3.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.81% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($14,417 average AGI)
2.17% relocated to other states ($18,349 average AGI)
Belmont County:

2.17%
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 Jefferson County, OH  0.53% ($28,841 average AGI)
to Ohio County, WV  0.47% ($26,927)
to Marshall County, WV  0.23% ($26,000)
to Franklin County, OH  0.22% ($26,947)
to Monroe County, OH  0.20% ($36,887)
to Guernsey County, OH  0.14% ($35,333)
to Harrison County, OH  0.12% ($26,452)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Belmont County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Belmont County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Belmont County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 13,998 (12,090 aged, 1,908 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.32
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13499.41
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 387.8
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45137.39

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1011.150
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1399.720
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.67

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40.48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 98.23

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.11
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 142.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 88.7
  • Other - 53.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 66,566

Size of family households: 9,172 2-persons, 4,458 3-persons, 3,247 4-persons, 1,272 5-persons, 419 6-persons, 193 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,580 1-person, 1,177 2-persons, 103 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

10,358 married couples with children.
3,596 single-parent households (769 men, 2,827 women).

96.2% of residents of Belmont County speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $420,158,000 ($6057 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,190,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $210,052,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $117,404,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,819,000
Federal grants: $72,932,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,372,000 ($956,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,579,000 ($338,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,006,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,872,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,177,000

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

Births: 3,563
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,878
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +61
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +327
Here +5 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Belmont County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.28 millions of gallons per day (76% from ground, 24% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 472
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,403
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,222
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,331
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,249
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,335
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,325
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,066
  • 1939 or earlier: 11,701
Rooms in houses/apartments in Belmont County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 34
  • 2 rooms: 56
  • 3 rooms: 246
  • 4 rooms: 2,177
  • 5 rooms: 5,806
  • 6 rooms: 5,752
  • 7 rooms: 3,566
  • 8 rooms: 1,885
  • 9+ rooms: 1,722
  • 1 room: 126
  • 2 rooms: 315
  • 3 rooms: 1,288
  • 4 rooms: 2,030
  • 5 rooms: 1,609
  • 6 rooms: 1,021
  • 7 rooms: 329
  • 8 rooms: 228
  • 9+ rooms: 119
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Belmont County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 48
  • 1 bedroom: 564
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,586
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,950
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,546
  • 5+ bedrooms: 550
  • no bedroom: 146
  • 1 bedroom: 1,790
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,090
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,716
  • 4 bedrooms: 262
  • 5+ bedrooms: 61
Cars and other vehicles available in Belmont County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,268
  • 1 vehicle: 5,965
  • 2 vehicles: 8,762
  • 3 vehicles: 3,840
  • 4 vehicles: 1,048
  • 5+ vehicles: 361
  • no vehicle: 1,552
  • 1 vehicle: 3,476
  • 2 vehicles: 1,596
  • 3 vehicles: 312
  • 4 vehicles: 108
  • 5+ vehicles: 21

68% of Belmont County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Ohio.

Belmont County:

67.6%
State average:

58.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $43,200


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 Belmont County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (54.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18.0%)
  • Electricity (15.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.1%)
  • Wood (3.1%)
  • Utility gas (53.3%)
  • Electricity (33.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,050
Here:

14.4%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 418
Here:

9.9%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 260
Here:

12.3%
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)

Belmont County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $312,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,613,000
    Water Utilities: $1,639,000
    Sewerage: $230,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $15,609,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,822,000
    Regular Highways: $6,503,000
    General - Other: $6,023,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,058,000
    Water Utilities: $3,173,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,922,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,642,000
    Financial Administration: $1,947,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,324,000
    Police Protection: $1,254,000
    Sewerage: $1,122,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,044,000
    Corrections - Other: $730,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $442,000
    Housing and Community Development: $371,000
    Solid Waste Management: $257,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $121,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,253,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,012,000
    Regular Highways: $143,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $606,000
    Police Protection: $303,000
    Correctional Institutions: $172,000
    Financial Administration: $53,000
    Health - Other: $51,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Sewerage: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,450,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $360,000

Belmont County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $15,168,000
    Sewerage: $1,262,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,709,000
    Housing and Community Development: $399,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $143,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,357,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,083,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $893,000
    Rents: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,911,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,337,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,920,000
    Highways: $3,848,000
    All Other: $1,640,000
    General Local Government Support: $593,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,399,000
    Property: $11,582,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $514,000
    Other Selective Sales: $287,000
    Other License: $143,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,000

Belmont County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $16,165,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,154,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,060,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,848,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,306,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,105,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $13,280,000
    Beginning: $7,040,000

Belmont County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,778,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,454,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,150,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Belmont County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Belmont County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED206$89,107269$103,792711$109,973211$27,07675$63,73334$66,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$89,62519$95,52644$100,45516$46,0633$155,0008$46,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$83,14663$81,698345$91,988132$20,97031$55,12923$68,783
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$85,77829$139,103146$130,87716$51,0006$184,8333$60,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$92,3333$36,00039$103,4101$47,0003$43,6671$49,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$110,36022$156,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$133,80010$132,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$137,1255$138,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$103,2867$195,571
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$87,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Belmont County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,17580.9 years
John1,06275.7 years
William87974.9 years
Charles62774.5 years
James55172.7 years
Joseph52675.4 years
George51074.3 years
Robert49971.0 years
Anna43881.8 years
Helen42979.8 years
Most common last names in Belmont County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith24975.2 years
Brown21777.1 years
Johnson20977.1 years
Miller15878.2 years
Davis14174.9 years
Jones14076.3 years
Moore13575.8 years
Williams12675.1 years
Wilson11678.0 years
Carpenter11175.5 years
Businesses in Belmont County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Macy's1
AT&T1Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets1
Aeropostale1McDonald's6
American Eagle Outfitters1Men's Wearhouse2
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's2New Balance1
AutoZone2Nike1
Bath & Body Works1Outback1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King3Pac Sun1
CVS2Panera Bread1
Carson Pirie Scott1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K1Payless2
Cracker Barrel1Penske1
Curves3Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen6Pizza Hut2
Days Inn1Quiznos2
Deb1RadioShack2
Dennys1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza4Red Roof Inn1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid3
Fashion Bug1Sam's Club1
FedEx5Sears2
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Staples1
GNC2Starbucks1
GameStop1Steak 'n Shake1
Goodwill2Subway7
H&R Block6Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Jones New York3Toys"R"Us1
KFC2True Value3
Kmart1U-Haul7
Kroger4UPS9
La-Z-Boy3Value City Furniture1
Lane Furniture3Verizon Wireless3
LensCrafters1Victoria's Secret1
Little Caesars Pizza2Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's3
Lowe's1World Gym1

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