Fairfield County, Ohio (OH)

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County population in 2012: 147,474 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 122,759 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 30,332
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,906
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 34,626
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,072 (it was 10,799 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 505 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 291 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fairfield County: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.2%), Educational, health and social services (20.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Fairfield County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 72,450  (41.8%)
Females: 73,706  (58.2%)

Fairfield County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fairfield County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,286 ($47,962 in 1999)

This county:

$56286
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $600 (lower quartile is $484, upper quartile is $740)
This county:

$600
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $155,600 (it was $129,300 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$155,600
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,300 - $217,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $180,205
Here:

$180,205
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $145,425
Here:

$145,425
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $131,931
Here:

$131,931
State:

$104,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,331
Here:

$127,331
State:

$110,889

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,129
Here:

$109,129
State:

$159,965

Mobile homes: $50,317
Here:

$50,317
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,377
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $450

Institutionalized population: 2,596

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

Fairfield County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 817 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2001: 796 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2002: 967 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2003: 1433 buildings, average cost: $164,700
  • 2004: 1023 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2005: 810 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2006: 576 buildings, average cost: $211,100
  • 2007: 375 buildings, average cost: $205,400
  • 2008: 212 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2009: 188 buildings, average cost: $202,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,149 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,719 (1.2%)

Fairfield County household income distribution in 2009 Fairfield County home values distribution Fairfield County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Black residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for American Indian residents, 8.9% for other race residents, 21.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
Fairfield County:

12.5%
Ohio:

16.0%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Black residents, 12.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.5% for American Indian residents, 7.7% for other race residents, 20.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 27 years old, American Indian residents: 49 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 37 years old)

Area name: Columbus, OH HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fairfield County is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $823 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lancaster, Pickerington, Canal Winchester, Baltimore, Bremen, Fairfield Beach, Millersport, Pleasantville, Amanda, Lithopolis.

Fairfield 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
43046Millersport44290.95.033.395.46108.573.601.705.00
43102Amanda1733.90.210.034.411.76117.284.901.1513.88
43105Baltimore22737.20.13.11.285.12165.161.100.503.30
43107Bremen2771.40.87.874.4713.5171.473.802.388.28
43112Carroll105238.50.112.986.4925.08193.287.003.2514.60
43130Lancaster557340.50.111.56.122.46195.427.403.2012.58
43136Lithopolis523.83.813.7211.437.965814.904.8517.30
43147Pickerington903110.10.18.854.7510.26115.885.902.5011.60
43148Pleasantville1945.70.18.644.9110.63123.045.602.887.48
43150Rushville35.90.63.832.612.8473.985.001.105.23
43154Stoutsville1619.10.36.944.226.1388.326.152.008.30
43155Sugar Grove1540.20.810.334.8313.11126.875.401.309.80

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Fairfield County: Pine Hill Golf Course (A), Sunny Hill Fruit Farm (B), Honey Hill Orchard (C), Hugus Fruit Farm (D), Ochs Fruit Farm (E), Reese's Orchard (F), Lancaster Country Club (G), Valley View Golf Course (H), Pleasant Valley Golf Course (I), Estate Golf Club (J), Camp Buro (K), Camp Indianola (L), Camp Ro (M), Bismark Park (N), Fairfield Sanitary Landfill (O), Lazy P Farms (P), Albert Family Tree Farm (Q), Ruff Seed Farms (R), Columbus Camp (S), Bloom Township Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fairfield County include: Christ Evangelical Church (A), Drumm Church (B), Fairview Church (C), Grace Church (D), Hopewell Church (E), Hoy Church (F), Maple Grove Church (G), Marshes Church (H), Mount Zion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Thomas Cemetery (1), Augustus Cemetery (2), Zion Cemetery (3), Zeigler Cemetery (4), West Rushville Cemetery (5), Van Meter Cemetery (6), Turkey Run Baptist Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Triangle Lake (A), Snortin Ridge Farm Lake (B), Pine Lake (C), Lake Romona (D), Moe Pond (E), Memory Lanes Park Lake (F), Boka Woods Number One Reservoir (G), Ohio Power Company Pond Mur-32 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Muddy Prairie Run (A), Muddy Prairie Creek (B), Indian Creek (C), Cherry Run (D), Black Run (E), Dunkle Run (F), Clark Run (G), Wilson Creek (H), Stonewall Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fairfield County include: Rock Mill Dam State Wildlife Area (1), Alt Park (2), Christmas Rocks Nature Preserve (3), Lockville Park (4), Pickerington Pond Wetlands Nature Preserve (5), Stonebridge Park (6), Cedarlen Park (7), Hale Park (8), The Wagnalls Memorial (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Franklin County , Hocking County , Licking County , Perry County , Pickaway County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,719
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,601 (63% naturalized citizens)

Fairfield County:

1.3%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 141
  • 1990 to 1994: 269
  • 1985 to 1989: 242
  • 1980 to 1984: 194
  • 1975 to 1979: 129
  • 1970 to 1974: 138
  • 1970 to 1974: 102
  • 1965 to 1969: 386

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 44.2%

Fairfield County marital status for males Fairfield County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Fairfield County with a mortgage: 22,755 (3,067 second mortgage, 4,126 home equity loan, 67 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,537

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fairfield County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,74283
Catholic17,5006
Mainline Protestant17,00164
Other1,91610
None88,997-
Fairfield 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: 15
Fairfield County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Fairfield County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 73
This county:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fairfield County:

9.6%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

30.4%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.9%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Fairfield County:

Average size of farms: 167 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $35,020
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $219.90
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.35%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 29.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,099
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.25%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,480
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.38
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.97%
Corn for grain: 51486 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10950 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 55142 harvested acres
Vegetables: 208 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 519 acres

Tornado activity:

Fairfield County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 4197491.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 17 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/12/1963, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairfield County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 129.4 miles away from Fairfield County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 148.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 131.2 miles away from Fairfield County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 296.2 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 Fairfield County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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 (%):

  • India (11%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (5%)
  • Korea (3%)

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

  • German (30%)
  • United States or American (18%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (9%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Fairfield County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 51,664 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 5,497 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 141 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 1 (0%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 74 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 28 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 59 (0%)
  • Walked: 831 (1%)
  • Other means: 179 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,982 (3%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 1,659 people in state prisons
  • 746 people in nursing homes
  • 98 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,540 people in state prisons
  • 731 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 183 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 124 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 77 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 75 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 49 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,860.

6.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($96 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

5.12% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($29,232 average AGI)
1.26% relocated from other states ($8,500 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

1.26%
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 Franklin County, OH  2.97% ($38,099 average AGI)
from Licking County, OH  0.40% ($35,409)
from Hocking County, OH  0.28% ($28,532)
from Pickaway County, OH  0.24% ($35,023)
from Perry County, OH  0.23% ($30,850)
from Athens County, OH  0.11% ($26,052)
from Delaware County, OH  0.09% ($47,367)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%

4.95% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($26,260 average AGI)
1.58% relocated to other states ($10,782 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

1.58%
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 Franklin County, OH  2.77% ($35,584 average AGI)
to Licking County, OH  0.45% ($40,158)
to Hocking County, OH  0.28% ($27,910)
to Perry County, OH  0.25% ($31,460)
to Pickaway County, OH  0.22% ($26,821)
to Delaware County, OH  0.09% ($52,920)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.09% ($20,042)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Fairfield County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Fairfield County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fairfield County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 16,403 (14,099 aged, 2,304 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.73
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9314.070
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 163.160
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37566.42

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1269.300
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 774.440
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.78

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37.1
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.35

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.28
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 92.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.9
  • Other - 42.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 143,284

Size of family households: 16,766 2-persons, 9,094 3-persons, 8,292 4-persons, 3,686 5-persons, 1,303 6-persons, 705 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,872 1-person, 2,238 2-persons, 225 3-persons, 92 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

24,967 married couples with children.
5,607 single-parent households (1,431 men, 4,176 women).

96.7% of residents of Fairfield County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $472,765,000 ($3475 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $20,257,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $261,680,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $101,690,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,652,000
Federal grants: $78,342,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,051,000 ($4,094,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $17,351,000 ($48,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $242,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $123,782,000
Federal Government insurance: $114,809,000

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

Births: 8,545
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,549
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +104
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +12,617
Here +91 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fairfield County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.86 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 993
  • 2000 to 2004: 10,058
  • 1990 to 1999: 12,063
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,109
  • 1970 to 1979: 9,182
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,306
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,651
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,292
  • 1939 or earlier: 9,592
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fairfield County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 32
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 359
  • 4 rooms: 1,908
  • 5 rooms: 6,036
  • 6 rooms: 8,163
  • 7 rooms: 6,791
  • 8 rooms: 5,925
  • 9+ rooms: 5,407
  • 1 room: 117
  • 2 rooms: 567
  • 3 rooms: 1,752
  • 4 rooms: 2,953
  • 5 rooms: 2,645
  • 6 rooms: 1,403
  • 7 rooms: 671
  • 8 rooms: 438
  • 9+ rooms: 253
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fairfield County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 428
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,134
  • 3 bedrooms: 18,577
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,435
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,016
  • no bedroom: 169
  • 1 bedroom: 2,453
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,908
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,625
  • 4 bedrooms: 561
  • 5+ bedrooms: 83
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 893
  • 1 vehicle: 6,875
  • 2 vehicles: 16,075
  • 3 vehicles: 7,513
  • 4 vehicles: 2,494
  • 5+ vehicles: 776
  • no vehicle: 1,221
  • 1 vehicle: 4,774
  • 2 vehicles: 3,563
  • 3 vehicles: 956
  • 4 vehicles: 218
  • 5+ vehicles: 67

57% of Fairfield County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Ohio.

Fairfield County:

56.9%
State average:

58.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $116,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairfield County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (61.4%)
  • Electricity (19.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.2%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (55.1%)
  • Electricity (35.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Wood (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,422
Here:

9.4%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 711
Here:

9.6%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 734
Here:

19.1%
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)

Fairfield County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,744,000
    General - Other: $1,639,000
    Water Utilities: $1,148,000
    Health - Other: $643,000
    Air Transportation: $643,000
    Sewerage: $638,000
    Housing and Community Development: $114,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $18,202,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,700,000
    Police Protection: $9,279,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,677,000
    General - Other: $5,664,000
    Regular Highways: $5,327,000
    Financial Administration: $4,068,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,199,000
    Sewerage: $1,670,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,645,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,263,000
    Water Utilities: $1,194,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $411,000
    Housing and Community Development: $351,000
    Solid Waste Management: $340,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $108,000
    Air Transportation: $86,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,228,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $845,000
    General - Other: $374,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $678,000
    General - Other: $560,000
    Financial Administration: $294,000
    Police Protection: $191,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $64,000
    Corrections - Other: $61,000
    General Public Building: $28,000
    Air Transportation: $24,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,960,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $523,000

Fairfield County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $7,650,000
    Sewerage: $2,927,000
    Regular Highways: $198,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $540,000
    Air Transportation: $297,000
    Housing and Community Development: $109,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,424,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,138,000
    Rents: $1,014,000
    Special Assessments: $904,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $393,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,200,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,758,000
    All Other: $9,920,000
    Public Welfare: $9,801,000
    Highways: $8,892,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,945,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,722,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,864,000
    Other License: $341,000
    Other Selective Sales: $135,000

Fairfield County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,030,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $56,195,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,960,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,905,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,070,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,015,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $835,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $10,300,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $700,000

Fairfield County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,836,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,692,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,762,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Fairfield County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED787$148,818651$148,2183,351$156,346141$33,2982$4,104,500214$111,75749$89,449
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$150,67742$134,167303$152,12226$30,1921$7,798,00010$91,40012$75,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED123$129,691114$119,3861,152$168,637115$45,3300$057$104,07029$81,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN85$136,40066$151,000562$168,35229$51,3791$775,00026$167,5004$109,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$153,63610$131,800131$182,6116$69,6670$06$181,5000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(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 ORIGINATED120$180,175122$185,0253$137,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$212,29751$210,6675$197,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED27$148,74134$203,2350$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$153,70018$198,1110$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$172,0005$170,6001$180,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Fairfield County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,02780.2 years
John77574.5 years
William73773.8 years
Robert66170.7 years
Charles59975.3 years
James54872.3 years
Helen42580.9 years
George39975.9 years
Ruth37079.7 years
Dorothy36779.7 years
Most common last names in Fairfield County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith42776.6 years
Miller40276.3 years
Brown16576.3 years
Moore15274.8 years
Johnson13577.3 years
Wilson13178.9 years
Davis12775.8 years
Jones12173.6 years
Williams12077.0 years
Young11674.3 years
Businesses in Fairfield County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger4
AT&T6La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts3LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza2
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets14
AutoZone2Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1Mazda1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Meijer1
Best Western1Menards1
Blockbuster2New Balance2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike9
Burger King3Nissan1
CVS2OfficeMax1
Carson Pirie Scott1Old Navy1
Catherines1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Chipotle1Panera Bread1
Circle K3Papa John's Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery3Payless2
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut3
Dairy Queen3RadioShack2
Deb1Red Lobster1
Decora Cabinetry4Rue211
Discount Tire1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza3SONIC Drive-In2
Famous Footwear1Sears3
Fashion Bug1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx12Sprint Nextel2
Finish Line1Starbucks4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Steak 'n Shake2
Ford1Subway8
GNC2T-Mobile2
GameStop2T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill1Taco Bell4
Gymboree1Target1
H&R Block4Tim Hortons4
Hilton2Toyota1
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul5
Honda1UPS20
Hot Topic1Vans1
IHOP1Verizon Wireless2
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York1Waffle House1
Journeys1Walgreens3
Justice1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's6
Kincaid1White Castle1
Kmart1YMCA1
Kohl's2

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