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Fairfield County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 152,597 (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: 302 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fairfield County: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.0%), Educational, health and social services (16.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.5%), Construction (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Fairfield County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 76,224  (50.0%)
Females: 76,373  (50.0%)
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Fairfield County,OH real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Fairfield County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,316 ($47,962 in 1999)

This county:

$65,316
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $656 (lower quartile is $509, upper quartile is $766)
This county:

$656
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $173,500 (it was $129,300 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$173,500
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $119,700 - $238,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $187,901
Here:

$187,901
State:

$180,767

Townhouses or other attached units: $129,137
Here:

$129,137
State:

$157,588

In 2-unit structures: $511,428
Here:

$511,428
State:

$135,691

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $38,334
Here:

$38,334
State:

$122,936

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,431
Here:

$96,431
State:

$140,420

Mobile homes: $68,934
Here:

$68,934
State:

$48,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,322
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $453

Institutionalized population: 2,596

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 369
  • Thefts: 800
  • Auto thefts: 74
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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
  • 2010: 188 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2011: 155 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2012: 223 buildings, average cost: $202,700
  • 2013: 332 buildings, average cost: $219,800
  • 2014: 303 buildings, average cost: $240,600
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,573 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,836 (1.2%)

Fairfield County household income distribution in 2013 Fairfield County home values distribution in 2013 Fairfield County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.0%
Fairfield County:

10.0%
Ohio:

14.6%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.4% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.6% for American Indian residents, 21.3% for other race residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.2 years old
(Males: 38.8 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.0 years old, Black residents: 37.2 years old, American Indian residents: 39.6 years old, Asian residents: 53.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.3 years old, Other race residents: 34.7 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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Neighboring counties: Holt County, Missouri , Putnam County, Indiana , Preble County , Vermilion County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Ohio:

4.3%

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: 92.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,512 (65.7% naturalized citizens)

Fairfield County:

3.0%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Fairfield County population
  • 1,1362010 or later
  • 7762000 to 2009
  • 9501990 to 1999
  • 4361980 to 1989
  • 2671970 to 1979
  • 488Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 47,791
  • One, attached: 1,723
  • Two: 1,970
  • 3 or 4: 2,617
  • 5 to 9: 2,463
  • 10 to 19: 636
  • 20 to 49: 443
  • 50 or more: 878
  • Mobile homes: 1,752

Housing units in Fairfield County with a mortgage: 29,502 (993 second mortgage, 3,044 home equity loan, 656 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,437

Here:

70.7% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fairfield County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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

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:

  • Ohio Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4077: August 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1805: October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Ohio Snow, Incident Period: March 07, 2008 to March 09, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3286: April 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 3286, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Ohio 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 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 Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 1968, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-243: June 05, 1968, FEMA Id: 243, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Ethiopia (11%)
  • India (8%)
  • Other South Central Asia (7%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Laos (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fairfield County


  • German (23%)
  • American (15%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Fairfield County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 35,039 (81.0%)
  • Carpooled: 3,601 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 164 (0.4%)
  • Railroad: 27 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 392 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 117 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 855 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 3,233 (7.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
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%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> 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%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> 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 2014: 11.5

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 2014: 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 population in Fairfield County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Fairfield County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 19,135 (16,080 aged, 3,055 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,435 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,362)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,228)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (826)
  • Unspecified dementia (774)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (773)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (544)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (354)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (327)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (322)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (322)

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: 9,314
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 163
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,566

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,269
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 774
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

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: 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: 152,597
  • In family households: 130,974 (21,133 male householders, 19,017 female householders)
    30,793 spouses, 49,209 children (46,259 natural, 1,226 adopted, 1,724 stepchildren), 1,811 grandchildren, 316 brothers or sisters, 2,223 parents, 1,913 other relatives, 4,559 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,663 (7,339 male householders (5,605 living alone)), 8,125 female householders (7,419 living alone)), 3,199 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,960

Size of family households: 17,475 2-persons, 8,483 3-persons, 9,432 4-persons, 3,342 5-persons, 1,085 6-persons, 333 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,024 1-person, 2,073 2-persons, 354 3-persons, 13 4-persons.

25,001 married couples with children.
9,723 single-parent households (3,176 men, 6,547 women).

96.3% of residents of Fairfield speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $472,765,000 ($3,475 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:

6.9
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Fairfield County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Fairfield County population
  • 8412014 or later
  • 2,3112010 to 2013
  • 10,5082000 to 2009
  • 9,6261990 to 1999
  • 6,6061980 to 1989
  • 8,9881970 to 1979
  • 3,8481960 to 1969
  • 6,0131950 to 1959
  • 1,4651940 to 1949
  • 10,0671939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fairfield County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfield County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Fairfield County population
  • 01 room
  • 432 rooms
  • 3183 rooms
  • 1,9014 rooms
  • 7,0985 rooms
  • 7,7626 rooms
  • 8,7297 rooms
  • 6,2728 rooms
  • 9,8169+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Fairfield County population
  • 2021 room
  • 4272 rooms
  • 2,2263 rooms
  • 3,1874 rooms
  • 3,9805 rooms
  • 1,5766 rooms
  • 1,4477 rooms
  • 4188 rooms
  • 2129+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fairfield County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfield County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Fairfield County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3611 bedroom
  • 5,7122 bedrooms
  • 20,7633 bedrooms
  • 12,9674 bedrooms
  • 2,1365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Fairfield County population
  • 202no bedroom
  • 2,7451 bedroom
  • 6,0432 bedrooms
  • 3,4503 bedrooms
  • 1,0764 bedrooms
  • 1595+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Fairfield County population
  • 714no vehicle
  • 9,1601 vehicle
  • 16,3972 vehicles
  • 10,1023 vehicles
  • 3,9744 vehicles
  • 1,5925+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Fairfield County population
  • 1,654no vehicle
  • 6,2301 vehicle
  • 4,1802 vehicles
  • 9743 vehicles
  • 4594 vehicles
  • 1785+ vehicles

84.5% of Fairfield County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Ohio.

Fairfield County:

84.5%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 119,131
  • Other state: 28,363
  • Northeast: 5,200
  • Midwest: 6,245
  • South: 14,120
  • West: 2,798
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairfield County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.8%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.0%Utility gas
  • 39.8%Electricity
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,986
Here:

12.1%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 905
Here:

10.0%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,515
Here:

20.9%
Ohio:

23.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,950
  • Number of aged recipients: 110
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,840
  • Number of recipients under 18: 300
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,402
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 248
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 648
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 881
Fairfield County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Fairfield County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
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Fatalities
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Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
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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