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Columbiana County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 103,685 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 112,075 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 19,251
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,962
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 32,656
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,470 (it was 10,317 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 532 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 195 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Columbiana County: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.1%), Manufacturing (12.5%), Construction (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Columbiana County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
Median resident age:  44.2 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 52,716  (50.8%)
Females: 50,969  (49.2%)
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Columbiana County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Columbiana County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,864 ($34,226 in 1999)

This county:

$47,864
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $482 (lower quartile is $372, upper quartile is $606)
This county:

$482
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $110,000 (it was $78,300 in 2000)
Columbiana:

$110,000
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,600 - $165,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $129,307
Here:

$129,307
State:

$180,767

Townhouses or other attached units: $104,420
Here:

$104,420
State:

$157,588

In 2-unit structures: $358,920
Here:

$358,920
State:

$135,691

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $261,608
Here:

$261,608
State:

$122,936

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,824
Here:

$124,824
State:

$140,420

Mobile homes: $158,209
Here:

$158,209
State:

$48,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $958
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $388

Institutionalized population: 3,500

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 114
  • Thefts: 155
  • Auto thefts: 28
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2008: 50 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $144,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,350 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,214 (1.2%)

Columbiana County household income distribution in 2009 Columbiana County home values distribution Columbiana County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.5%
Columbiana County:

18.5%
Ohio:

14.6%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.7% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.9% for American Indian residents, 35.7% for other race residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.2 years old
(Males: 42.0 years old, Females: 46.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 36.6 years old, American Indian residents: 59.0 years old, Asian residents: 26.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.0 years old, Other race residents: 23.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Columbiana County is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $518 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $641 a month.

Cities in this county include: East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, East Palestine, Wellsville, Calcutta, Lisbon, Glenmoor, Leetonia, Salineville.

Columbiana 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
43920East Liverpool18871.9011.975.2515.1126.115.851.9016.90
43945Salineville1684.4114.894.9727.41184.153.301.407.10
43968Wellsville2614.60.13.952.223.99101.172.150.756.05
44408Columbiana81234.20.17.012.8625.88369.222.901.735.18
44413East Palestine3021.30.12.651.733.74141.261.801.002.50
44415Elkton11.71.71.71.7  1.701.181.90
44423Hanoverton1532.70.15.493.17.77141.543.702.004.40
44427Kensington13146.50.521.296.2141.21193.546.802.2312.35
44431Leetonia3115.30.23.582.82.8278.763.101.804.05
44432Lisbon6992.20.110.874.0720.35187.344.001.907.33
44441Negley4741.60.213.758.2411.1581.0811.106.9818.58
44445New Waterford18390.27.422.4912.58169.592.500.954.15
44455Rogers641.10.621.311.0417.1980.6923.052.6533.90
44460Salem13876.70.16.552.5614.09215.322.551.204.35
44490Washingtonville37.31.94.43.812.7261.874.001.484.83
44493Winona23.52.32.92.840.8529.262.901.402.90
44625East Rochester1032.60.74.952.329.74196.792.001.302.25
44634Homeworth910.20.73.182.043.36105.711.700.803.20

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

2012 air pollution in Columbiana County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 18.7 µg/m3. 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: Somerset County, New Jersey , Orange County, New York , Phillips County, Colorado , Suffolk County, New York , Union County, Pennsylvania , Stark County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,521
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,829 (44.7% naturalized citizens)

Columbiana County:

1.8%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 400
  • 2000 to 2009: 264
  • 1990 to 1999: 168
  • 1980 to 1989: 483
  • 1970 to 1979: 235
  • Before 1970: 500
Note: State values scaled to Columbiana County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.5%

Columbiana County marital status for males Columbiana County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 35,463
  • One, attached: 792
  • Two: 2,334
  • 3 or 4: 1,132
  • 5 to 9: 1,715
  • 10 to 19: 408
  • 20 to 49: 283
  • 50 or more: 812
  • Mobile homes: 3,417
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 51

Housing units in Columbiana County with a mortgage: 16,685 (860 second mortgage, 1,538 home equity loan, 73 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,138

Here:

53.3% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Columbiana County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,03673
Evangelical Protestant15,65794
Catholic9,65810
Black Protestant9596
Other6138
None64,918-
Columbiana 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: 23
Columbiana County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Columbiana County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 56
This county:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Columbiana County:

10.7%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Columbiana County:

31.7%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

5.9%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Columbiana County:

Average size of farms: 115 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $36,789
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $171.80
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.96%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 69.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,370
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 56.03%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.37%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,850
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.30
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 38.66%
Corn for grain: 14870 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6457 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 13209 harvested acres
Vegetables: 372 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 648 acres

Earthquake activity:

Columbiana 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 53.1 miles away from Columbiana County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 61.8 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 81.3 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 246.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 191.3 miles away from Columbiana County center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.8 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 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 Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 27, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1556: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1556, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to June 21, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1519: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1519, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Tornadoes, Flooding, Severe Storms, and High Winds, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1484: August 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 1484, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to July 11, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1478: July 15, 2003, FEMA Id: 1478, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Storms/Floods, Incident Period: January 20, 1996 to January 31, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1097: January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: 1097, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 12, 1992 to August 01, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-951: August 04, 1992, FEMA Id: 951, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 28, 1990 to July 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-870: June 06, 1990, FEMA Id: 870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Columbiana County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

  • Mexico (23%)
  • Guatemala (18%)
  • Pakistan (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Italy (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)

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

  • American (32%)
  • German (14%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Columbiana County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 28,086 (84.0%)
  • Carpooled: 2,438 (7.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 115 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 18 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 245 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 1,037 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,516 (4.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 2,428 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 626 people in nursing homes
  • 199 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 159 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 100 people in other group homes
  • 84 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 38 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 33 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 10 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

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

  • 2,473 people in federal prisons
  • 835 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 254 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 121 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 105 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 46 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 34 people in college/university student housing
  • 27 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 25 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,424.

3.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.47%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.90% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($18,629 average AGI)
1.57% relocated from other states ($14,302 average AGI)
Columbiana County:

1.57%
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 Mahoning County, OH  0.75% ($30,391 average AGI)
from Stark County, OH  0.35% ($29,443)
from Beaver County, PA  0.19% ($33,461)
from Hancock County, WV  0.17% ($24,942)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.13% ($34,827)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.11% ($46,349)
from Trumbull County, OH  0.10% ($42,049)


4.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.31% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($18,150 average AGI)
1.79% relocated to other states ($14,526 average AGI)
Columbiana County:

1.79%
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 Mahoning County, OH  0.83% ($34,281 average AGI)
to Stark County, OH  0.41% ($33,778)
to Beaver County, PA  0.17% ($30,448)
to Hancock County, WV  0.16% ($23,662)
to Trumbull County, OH  0.15% ($28,817)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.13% ($33,019)
to Carroll County, OH  0.13% ($31,902)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Columbiana County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Columbiana County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Columbiana County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Columbiana County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Columbiana County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 20,006 (16,934 aged, 3,072 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,581 (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 Columbiana County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,809)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,495)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,285)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (868)
  • Unspecified dementia (603)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (522)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (483)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (443)
  • Congestive heart failure (412)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (330)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.79
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,655
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 254
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52,862

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,002
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,144
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 130.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 64.6
  • Poisoning - 41.3
  • Other - 24.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 103,685
  • In family households: 86,181 (15,599 male householders, 13,930 female householders)
    22,572 spouses, 27,954 children (25,440 natural, 954 adopted, 1,560 stepchildren), 2,772 grandchildren, 125 brothers or sisters, 505 parents, 662 other relatives, 2,062 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,596 (5,416 male householders (4,668 living alone)), 6,524 female householders (5,889 living alone)), 1,656 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,908

Size of family households: 14,828 2-persons, 6,399 3-persons, 3,979 4-persons, 2,467 5-persons, 582 6-persons, 1,274 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,557 1-person, 961 2-persons, 422 3-persons.

12,117 married couples with children.
5,709 single-parent households (1,940 men, 3,769 women).

97.7% of residents of Columbiana speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (27% speak English very well, 52% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $610,336,000 ($5,473 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,542,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $293,282,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $154,353,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,528,000
Federal grants: $105,887,000
Federal procurement contracts: $18,243,000 ($11,387,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $35,042,000 ($261,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,968,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $28,932,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,417,000

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

Births: 6,594
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,472
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +170
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,308
Here -12 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Columbiana County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.09 millions of gallons per day (27% from ground, 73% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 202
  • 2010 to 2013: 476
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,074
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,526
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,537
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,815
  • 1960 to 1969: 5,805
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,179
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,705
  • 1939 or earlier: 13,088
Note: State values scaled to Columbiana population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Columbiana County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Columbiana County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 563
  • 4 rooms: 1,953
  • 5 rooms: 6,670
  • 6 rooms: 8,683
  • 7 rooms: 5,927
  • 8 rooms: 2,801
  • 9+ rooms: 4,216
  • 1 room: 579
  • 2 rooms: 587
  • 3 rooms: 1,463
  • 4 rooms: 2,090
  • 5 rooms: 2,138
  • 6 rooms: 1,941
  • 7 rooms: 904
  • 8 rooms: 618
  • 9+ rooms: 326
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Columbiana County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Columbiana County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 811
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,748
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,489
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,557
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,218
  • no bedroom: 579
  • 1 bedroom: 2,750
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,011
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,998
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,078
  • 5+ bedrooms: 230
Cars and other vehicles available in Columbiana County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Columbiana County population
  • no vehicle: 622
  • 1 vehicle: 7,272
  • 2 vehicles: 11,853
  • 3 vehicles: 6,939
  • 4 vehicles: 1,995
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,142
  • no vehicle: 1,833
  • 1 vehicle: 5,861
  • 2 vehicles: 2,196
  • 3 vehicles: 617
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 139

88% of Columbiana County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Ohio.

Columbiana County:

88.2%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 78,802
  • Other state: 22,085
  • Northeast: 12,995
  • Midwest: 2,540
  • South: 4,892
  • West: 1,658

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Columbiana County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.5%)
  • Electricity (23.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)
  • Wood (6.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Coal or coke (0.4%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (50.2%)
  • Electricity (40.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.2%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 995
Here:

9.8%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 369
Here:

7.1%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 375
Here:

19.5%
Ohio:

23.5%

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)

Columbiana County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,064,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,766,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $26,741,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,088,000
    Regular Highways: $7,168,000
    Police Protection: $6,802,000
    General - Other: $6,062,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,008,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,597,000
    Sewerage: $1,882,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,487,000
    Financial Administration: $885,000
    Correctional Institutions: $837,000
    General Public Buildings: $815,000
    Housing and Community Development: $709,000
    Water Utilities: $681,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $937,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $190,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,415,000

Columbiana County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $10,596,000
    Sewerage: $1,812,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,858,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,166,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $686,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $337,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $19,707,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,389,000
    All Other: $6,308,000
    Highways: $5,644,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,409,000
    Housing and Community Development: $709,000
    Sewerage: $303,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,591,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,817,000
    Other License: $263,000

Columbiana County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,237,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,975,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,150,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,150,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $410,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $148,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,355,000
    Beginning: $1,947,000

Columbiana County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $839,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,176,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,012,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,775
  • Number of aged recipients: 122
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,653
  • Number of recipients under 18: 427
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,047
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 301
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 789
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,303
Columbiana County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Columbiana 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 24 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 ORIGINATED211$83,4121,060$84,0114,361$82,269360$22,9784$296,250266$59,154
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$81,16797$69,278775$81,78558$22,8281$680,00026$61,731
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$73,226263$60,5362,013$82,169269$17,5090$083$60,337
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$99,250141$95,043945$92,62344$24,5450$035$72,971
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$62,41731$103,226235$92,29411$32,3640$08$50,125
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2002
(Based on 24 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED275$86,425346$100,78035$53,543
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED49$85,327120$99,7259$44,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$112,66716$97,1257$101,143
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$87,33340$92,9257$73,857
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$31,00014$81,0711$31,000
Choose year:  2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Columbiana County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,22779.7 years
John1,11174.7 years
William1,08973.4 years
Robert84370.7 years
James78971.6 years
Charles73574.2 years
George62375.2 years
Helen54779.7 years
Margaret49579.2 years
Dorothy47777.3 years
Most common last names in Columbiana County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith50975.9 years
Miller26976.1 years
Davis22973.0 years
Wilson19075.0 years
Brown18476.5 years
Jones17374.8 years
Moore16176.3 years
Johnson14274.1 years
Baker13675.4 years
Williams13675.1 years
Businesses in Columbiana County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware3MasterBrand Cabinets2
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's5
Arby's2New Balance2
AutoZone2Nike3
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet3Payless1
Circle K3Pizza Hut4
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Curves2Rite Aid5
Dairy Queen6SAS Shoes2
Days Inn1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway5
FedEx6T-Mobile2
GNC2Taco Bell2
GameStop1Tim Hortons1
Goodwill1True Value3
H&R Block4U-Haul8
JCPenney1UPS4
Jimmy John's1Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

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