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Geauga County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 94,295 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 90,895 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 20,833
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,538
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 27,614
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,893 (it was 4,016 in 2000)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

32%

Land area: 404 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 234 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Geauga County: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.1%), Construction (10.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.5%), Educational, health and social services (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Geauga County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 46,347  (49.2%)
Females: 47,948  (50.8%)
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Geauga County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Geauga County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $66,428 ($60,200 in 1999)

This county:

$66428
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $679 (lower quartile is $538, upper quartile is $914)
This county:

$679
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $219,700 (it was $179,000 in 2000)
Geauga:

$219,700
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $152,800 - $308,100

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $254,958
Here:

$254,958
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $226,931
Here:

$226,931
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $157,474
Here:

$157,474
State:

$104,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,221
Here:

$133,221
State:

$110,889

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $284,233
Here:

$284,233
State:

$159,965

Mobile homes: $15,238
Here:

$15,238
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,480
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $524

Institutionalized population: 485

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 82
  • Thefts: 177
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 519 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2001: 479 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2002: 436 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2003: 392 buildings, average cost: $235,200
  • 2004: 435 buildings, average cost: $250,700
  • 2005: 365 buildings, average cost: $278,700
  • 2006: 258 buildings, average cost: $307,800
  • 2007: 226 buildings, average cost: $309,600
  • 2008: 129 buildings, average cost: $228,400
  • 2009: 62 buildings, average cost: $321,800
  • 2010: 91 buildings, average cost: $286,600
  • 2011: 102 buildings, average cost: $273,100
  • 2012: 116 buildings, average cost: $339,100
  • 2013: 137 buildings, average cost: $289,900
  • 2014: 154 buildings, average cost: $401,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,405 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,823 (1.4%)

Geauga County household income distribution in 2009 Geauga County home values distribution Geauga County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.3%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.5% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.2% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.3%
Geauga County:

7.3%
Ohio:

16.0%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.5% for American Indian residents, 17.1% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 48 years old, Asian residents: 24 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 41 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Area name: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Geauga County is $566 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $682 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $874 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chardon, South Russell, Bainbridge, Chesterland, Middlefield, Burton, Aquilla.

Geauga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
44021Burton375.50.11.971.421.4271.871.701.132.53
44023Chagrin Falls10810.70.12.642.071.8569.852.101.303.50
44024Chardon12223.40.13.142.013.7117.771.851.103.80
44026Chesterland12922.802.241.512.5111.351.800.902.70
44033East Claridon10.80.80.80.8  0.800.430.85
44046Huntsburg33.81.42.21.951.3962.981.401.332.00
44062Middlefield224.50.11.010.670.9998.10.900.301.15
44064Montville63.30.41.51.191.0771.061.350.501.80
44065Newbury3516.50.13.381.973.91115.731.801.004.08
44072Novelty6220.20.12.121.222.8131.881.500.652.30
44073Novelty11.21.21.21.2  1.200.751.48
44080Parkman331.62.52.410.7831.242.901.482.93
44086Thompson1527.50.14.191.757.17171.141.100.983.25

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

2012 air pollution in Geauga County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.042 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bristol County, Rhode Island , Hartford County, Connecticut , Newport County, Rhode Island , Burt County, Nebraska , Laramie County, Wyoming , Clinton County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,361
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,553 (67% naturalized citizens)

Geauga County:

2.8%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 231
  • 1990 to 1994: 245
  • 1985 to 1989: 250
  • 1980 to 1984: 134
  • 1975 to 1979: 126
  • 1970 to 1974: 291
  • 1970 to 1974: 193
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,083

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.8%

Geauga County marital status for males Geauga County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 28,252
  • One, attached: 933
  • Two: 713
  • 3 or 4: 359
  • 5 to 9: 409
  • 10 to 19: 323
  • 20 or more: 435
  • Mobile homes: 1,368
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Geauga County with a mortgage: 16,871 (1,701 second mortgage, 3,853 home equity loan, 97 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,789

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Geauga County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,8809
Evangelical Protestant13,73593
Mainline Protestant7,93820
Other2507
Black Protestant1851
None40,401-
Geauga 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: 11
Geauga County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Geauga County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 69
This county:

7.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Geauga County:

9.8%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Geauga County:

27.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.3%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Geauga County:

Average size of farms: 68 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,318
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $479.01
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.64%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 41.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,157
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.84%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,082
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.82%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 38.89%
Corn for grain: 4094 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 958 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2242 harvested acres
Vegetables: 452 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 237 acres

Earthquake activity:

Geauga 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 42.9 miles away from Geauga County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 7.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.6 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 269.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.6 miles away from Geauga County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 177.2 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:

  • OhioSnow, Incident Period: March 7, 2008 to March 9, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3286): April 24, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3286, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • OhioSevere Storms, Straight Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2006 to August 4, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1656): August 1, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1656, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • OhioHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3250): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • OhioSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to June 21, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1519): June 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1519, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OhioPower Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 17, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3187): September 23, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3187, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 12, 1992 to August 1, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-951): August 4, 1992, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-951, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OhioSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 23, 1989 to June 26, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-831): June 10, 1989, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OhioBlizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared (EM-3055): January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • OhioTORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 15, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-266): July 15, 1969, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Geauga County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

  • Italy (13%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Hungary (6%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (6%)
  • Russia (5%)

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

  • German (22%)
  • Italian (11%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (10%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • United States or American (6%)
  • Hungarian (4%)

Geauga County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 36,634 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 4,229 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 111 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 42 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 24 (0%)
  • Railroad: 16 (0%)
  • Taxi: 242 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 554 (1%)
  • Other means: 237 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,389 (5%)

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


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

  • 542 people in nursing homes
  • 177 people in religious group quarters
  • 125 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 66 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 427 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 183 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 93 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 77 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $78,352.

4.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,040 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($652 average AGI)
Geauga County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

3.64% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($41,935 average AGI)
0.97% relocated from other states ($14,455 average AGI)
Geauga County:

0.97%
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 Cuyahoga County, OH  1.33% ($65,953 average AGI)
from Lake County, OH  0.92% ($43,552)
from Portage County, OH  0.37% ($43,031)
from Ashtabula County, OH  0.23% ($38,049)
from Trumbull County, OH  0.22% ($26,000)
from Summit County, OH  0.20% ($62,841)
from Franklin County, OH  0.05% ($34,000)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.81% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($44,688 average AGI)
1.69% relocated to other states ($24,284 average AGI)
Geauga County:

1.69%
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 Cuyahoga County, OH  1.18% ($40,280 average AGI)
to Lake County, OH  0.98% ($37,920)
to Portage County, OH  0.38% ($309,563)
to Ashtabula County, OH  0.29% ($28,913)
to Trumbull County, OH  0.25% ($29,500)
to Summit County, OH  0.22% ($36,215)
to Franklin County, OH  0.15% ($29,891)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Geauga County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Geauga County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Geauga County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Geauga County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Geauga County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,657 (12,486 aged, 1,171 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,129 (13%)

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 Geauga County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (919)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (699)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (676)
  • Unspecified dementia (512)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (453)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (317)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (284)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (283)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (224)
  • Congestive heart failure (214)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.06
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6942.770
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 132.130
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17772.35

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1197.250
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 735.160
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.25

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36.04
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73.52

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.55
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 99.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.8
  • Other - 52.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 92,525
  • In family households: 82,300 (20,105 male householders, 5,549 female householders)
    21,848 spouses, 30,552 children (29,037 natural, 666 adopted, 849 stepchildren), 1,163 grandchildren, 399 brothers or sisters, 632 parents, 387 other relatives, 1,111 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,225 (3,979 male householders (3,199 living alone)), 4,631 female householders (4,059 living alone)), 1,615 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 864 (485 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,421 2-persons, 5,221 3-persons, 4,965 4-persons, 2,325 5-persons, 922 6-persons, 800 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,258 1-person, 1,184 2-persons, 102 3-persons, 52 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

21,867 married couples with children.
2,752 single-parent households (652 men, 2,100 women).

89.0% of residents of Geauga County speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
9.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $256,711,000 ($2714 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,734,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $154,593,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $56,724,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,184,000
Federal grants: $30,903,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,464,000 ($1,827,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,843,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $455,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,899,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,155,000

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

Births: 5,693
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,507
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +149
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,128
Here +22 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Geauga County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.47 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 327
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,131
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,546
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,331
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,478
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,031
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,637
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,091
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,021
Rooms in houses/apartments in Geauga County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 24
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 280
  • 4 rooms: 1,080
  • 5 rooms: 3,382
  • 6 rooms: 5,181
  • 7 rooms: 5,128
  • 8 rooms: 5,498
  • 9+ rooms: 7,014
  • 1 room: 33
  • 2 rooms: 179
  • 3 rooms: 691
  • 4 rooms: 914
  • 5 rooms: 778
  • 6 rooms: 711
  • 7 rooms: 386
  • 8 rooms: 162
  • 9+ rooms: 162
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Geauga County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 24
  • 1 bedroom: 313
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,994
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,727
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,430
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,126
  • no bedroom: 42
  • 1 bedroom: 864
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,516
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,133
  • 4 bedrooms: 354
  • 5+ bedrooms: 107
Cars and other vehicles available in Geauga County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,663
  • 1 vehicle: 4,961
  • 2 vehicles: 12,775
  • 3 vehicles: 5,743
  • 4 vehicles: 1,727
  • 5+ vehicles: 745
  • no vehicle: 519
  • 1 vehicle: 1,659
  • 2 vehicles: 1,382
  • 3 vehicles: 319
  • 4 vehicles: 87
  • 5+ vehicles: 50

68% of Geauga County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Ohio.

Geauga County:

67.8%
State average:

58.2%

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

  • This state: 71092
  • Northeast: 7573
  • Midwest: 3615
  • South: 4236
  • West: 1439

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $165,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Geauga County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23.1%)
  • Electricity (14.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)
  • Wood (4.8%)
  • Coal or coke (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (41.0%)
  • Electricity (26.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21.6%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • Coal or coke (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,408
Here:

26.8%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 665
Here:

12.9%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 690
Here:

26.3%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Geauga County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $625,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $20,781,000
    Regular Highways: $11,292,000
    Sewerage: $10,320,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,864,000
    General - Other: $9,634,000
    Police Protection: $7,902,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,823,000
    Financial Administration: $1,358,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,293,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,112,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $597,000
    Water Utilities: $578,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $491,000
    Corrections - Other: $356,000
    Correctional Institutions: $350,000
    Housing and Community Development: $228,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,223,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Natural Resources - Other: $399,000
    Correctional Institutions: $344,000
    Health - Other: $263,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $666,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,808,000
    Sewerage: $1,743,000
    General - Other: $1,201,000
    Housing and Community Development: $705,000
    Police Protection: $320,000
    Regular Highways: $317,000
    Health - Other: $160,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $134,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $130,000
    Central Staff Services: $53,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
    Financial Administration: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $38,016,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000

Geauga County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,574,000
    Sewerage: $5,798,000
    Regular Highways: $155,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,174,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,598,000
    Special Assessments: $370,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $306,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $222,000
    Rents: $90,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $626,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $11,969,000
    Highways: $7,918,000
    Public Welfare: $6,402,000
    Sewerage: $5,984,000
    All Other: $4,017,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,342,000
    Housing and Community Development: $924,000
    Water Utilities: $146,000
  • Tax - Property: $25,462,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,576,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $502,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $6,000

Geauga County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $39,188,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $35,696,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,380,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,659,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,492,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,321,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $600,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $10,050,000
    Beginning: $6,700,000

Geauga County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,269,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,215,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,951,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 521
  • Number of aged recipients: 99
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 422
  • Number of recipients under 18: 57
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 327
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 137
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 189
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 204
Geauga County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Geauga 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 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED171$160,474458$206,9612,377$197,58772$92,3331$406,00046$145,08713$81,231
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$173,76947$185,383209$176,88524$72,8330$07$113,0009$58,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$175,27656$197,339789$216,14181$49,7410$033$136,90919$47,947
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$156,40047$179,766335$198,51911$100,7270$018$99,3334$77,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$184,00015$211,467180$219,2784$94,7500$05$130,0001$104,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$239,33333$232,1520$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$253,40020$266,2001$70,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$184,33333$254,3640$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$160,12510$223,1001$70,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$212,7500$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Geauga County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John52874.7 years
Mary50880.5 years
Robert39671.7 years
William39274.6 years
Helen29382.0 years
James28873.6 years
Joseph28175.7 years
Charles26375.9 years
George25476.5 years
Frank23878.1 years
Most common last names in Geauga County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller15876.9 years
Smith12477.4 years
Johnson7978.0 years
Brown7176.2 years
Jones6778.1 years
Davis6175.5 years
Thomas6075.3 years
Williams5975.7 years
Wilson5578.2 years
Taylor5575.2 years
Businesses in Geauga County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture2
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets9
AutoZone2McDonald's5
Baskin-Robbins1Panera Bread1
Burger King3Penske4
CVS4Pizza Hut3
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Circle K4RadioShack2
Curves3Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen3SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts3Staples1
Fashion Bug1Subway7
FedEx10T-Mobile2
GNC2Taco Bell2
GameStop1True Value1
Goodwill3U-Haul9
H&R Block3UPS11
Home Depot1Walmart2
Jimmy John's1Wendy's2
KFC3YMCA1

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