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Guernsey County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 39,571 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 40,792 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,798
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,826
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,810
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,586 (it was 4,284 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 522 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Guernsey County: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (22.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.7%), Educational, health and social services (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Guernsey County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 19,557  (49.4%)
Females: 20,014  (50.6%)
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Guernsey County,OH real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Guernsey County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,927 ($30,110 in 1999)

This county:

$42,927
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $472 (lower quartile is $338, upper quartile is $572)
This county:

$472
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $104,730 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
Guernsey:

$104,730
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,740 - $169,563
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $956
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $350

Institutionalized population: 313

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 156
  • Thefts: 304
  • Auto thefts: 42
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2012: 39 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2013: 42 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2014: 49 buildings, average cost: $116,200
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: $1,340 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $984 (1.1%)

Guernsey County household income distribution in 2013 Guernsey County home values distribution in 2013 Guernsey County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.8%
Guernsey County:

18.8%
Ohio:

14.6%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.8% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for American Indian residents, 45.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.3 years old
(Males: 40.6 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.0 years old, Black residents: 48.4 years old, American Indian residents: 43.7 years old, Asian residents: 50.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 39.8 years old, Other race residents: 15.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Guernsey County is $437 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $664 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cambridge, Byesville, Quaker City, Senecaville, Pleasant City, Cumberland, Buffalo, Lore City, Old Washington, Kimbolton.

Guernsey 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
43723Byesville1928.10.15.622.568.13144.632.201.305.13
43725Cambridge134108.105.032.759.88196.452.701.305.85
43732Cumberland91.80.11.130.890.5952.391.000.701.68
43749Kimbolton1023.90.13.411.037.25212.751.100.401.40
43750Kipling29.13.86.455.883.7558.16.451.956.45
43755Lore City75.70.11.861.012107.781.000.331.90
43768Old Washington522.61.96.283.469.13145.422.101.902.70
43772Pleasant City107.70.12.611.112.87109.961.250.203.80
43773Quaker City330.61.91.561.2163.812.100.482.33
43778Salesville25.93.54.74.541.736.114.702.054.70
43780Senecaville74.60.51.190.811.51127.290.600.500.73

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

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Neighboring counties: Burlington County, New Jersey , Mercer County, New Jersey , Harrison County , Marion County, Missouri , Perry County , Sullivan County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,105
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 350 (69.0% naturalized citizens)

Guernsey County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Guernsey County population
  • 02010 or later
  • 402000 to 2009
  • 1281990 to 1999
  • 1191980 to 1989
  • 681970 to 1979
  • 168Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.6%

Guernsey County marital status for males Guernsey County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,059
  • One, attached: 112
  • Two: 419
  • 3 or 4: 545
  • 5 to 9: 530
  • 10 to 19: 125
  • 20 to 49: 160
  • 50 or more: 258
  • Mobile homes: 2,871
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Guernsey County with a mortgage: 6,161 (152 second mortgage, 898 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,343

Here:

54.5% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Guernsey County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,46343
Evangelical Protestant4,70341
Catholic2,1124
Black Protestant3052
Other51
Orthodox-1
None26,499-
Guernsey 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
Guernsey County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Guernsey County:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Guernsey County:

11.3%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Guernsey County:

30.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Guernsey County:

Average size of farms: 151 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14,126
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $92.87
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.99%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.22%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,837
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,657
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.15%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.96
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.53%
Corn for grain: 2791 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 148 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1573 harvested acres
Vegetables: 52 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 72 acres

Earthquake activity:

Guernsey County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 117.5 miles away from Guernsey County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 110.9 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 180.7 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 154.3 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) earthquake occurred 138.0 miles away from Guernsey County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 181.3 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to May 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4002: July 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4002, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 27, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1556: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1556, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to June 21, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1519: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1519, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: January 03, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1507: January 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1507, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 24, 1998 to July 05, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1227: June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: 1227, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: August 23, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-630: August 23, 1980, FEMA Id: 630, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Guernsey County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (15%)
  • Cuba (13%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • England (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Guernsey County


  • German (18%)
  • American (18%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (10%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Guernsey County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,169 (84.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,186 (7.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 66 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 208 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 392 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 686 (4.1%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 299 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 51 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 46 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 243 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 114 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 72 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 61 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,148.

3.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.92% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($21,958 average AGI)
1.05% relocated from other states ($8,301 average AGI)
Guernsey County:

1.05%
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 Muskingum County, OH  0.68% ($26,535 average AGI)
from Noble County, OH  0.38% ($23,804)
from Franklin County, OH  0.28% ($29,214)
from Belmont County, OH  0.24% ($35,333)
from Tuscarawas County, OH  0.21% ($29,968)
from Stark County, OH  0.11% ($39,647)
from Coshocton County, OH  0.09% ($34,077)


4.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.94% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($20,727 average AGI)
1.27% relocated to other states ($7,701 average AGI)
Guernsey County:

1.27%
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 Muskingum County, OH  0.80% ($29,225 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.33% ($23,612)
to Noble County, OH  0.25% ($24,342)
to Tuscarawas County, OH  0.21% ($23,355)
to Belmont County, OH  0.20% ($35,667)
to Coshocton County, OH  0.13% ($22,050)
to Summit County, OH  0.10% ($16,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Guernsey County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Guernsey County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Guernsey County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Guernsey County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Guernsey County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Guernsey County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Guernsey County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Guernsey County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Guernsey County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,659 (6,206 aged, 1,453 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 671 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (818)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (511)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (392)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (290)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (195)
  • Unspecified dementia (191)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (164)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (155)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (106)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (105)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,192
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 339
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 81,249

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,223
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,097
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 100

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 161.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 101.6
  • Other - 59.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 39,571
  • In family households: 32,058 (5,465 male householders, 4,849 female householders)
    7,690 spouses, 10,634 children (9,668 natural, 367 adopted, 614 stepchildren), 1,216 grandchildren, 298 brothers or sisters, 360 parents, 653 other relatives, 891 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,939 (2,582 male householders (2,105 living alone)), 3,026 female householders (2,468 living alone)), 1,325 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 561

Size of family households: 5,214 2-persons, 2,328 3-persons, 1,529 4-persons, 731 5-persons, 297 6-persons, 244 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,573 1-person, 890 2-persons, 83 3-persons, 65 4-persons, 3 6-persons.

5,198 married couples with children.
2,308 single-parent households (585 men, 1,723 women).

96.9% of residents of Guernsey speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $238,394,000 ($5,772 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,531,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $103,938,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $53,330,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $894,000
Federal grants: $69,906,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,168,000 ($1,442,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,159,000 ($55,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $864,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,786,000
Federal Government insurance: $26,276,000

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

Births: 2,688
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,267
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +24
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -61
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Guernsey County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.49 millions of gallons per day (28% from ground, 72% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Guernsey County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Guernsey County population
  • 2912014 or later
  • 2212010 to 2013
  • 1,9402000 to 2009
  • 2,3661990 to 1999
  • 2,0071980 to 1989
  • 2,8641970 to 1979
  • 1,7401960 to 1969
  • 1,5931950 to 1959
  • 9261940 to 1949
  • 5,2991939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Guernsey County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Guernsey County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Guernsey County population
  • 101 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 2323 rooms
  • 1,2014 rooms
  • 2,2515 rooms
  • 3,0726 rooms
  • 1,8347 rooms
  • 1,2888 rooms
  • 1,4929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Guernsey County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Guernsey County population
  • 501 room
  • 972 rooms
  • 5193 rooms
  • 1,3354 rooms
  • 1,0415 rooms
  • 6686 rooms
  • 3277 rooms
  • 2498 rooms
  • 1679+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Guernsey County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Guernsey County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Guernsey County population
  • 27no bedroom
  • 2481 bedroom
  • 2,5502 bedrooms
  • 6,4013 bedrooms
  • 1,8674 bedrooms
  • 3195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Guernsey County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Guernsey County population
  • 50no bedroom
  • 7571 bedroom
  • 1,7332 bedrooms
  • 1,5113 bedrooms
  • 3374 bedrooms
  • 755+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Guernsey County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Guernsey County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Guernsey County population
  • 471no vehicle
  • 2,4721 vehicle
  • 4,6432 vehicles
  • 2,5083 vehicles
  • 8844 vehicles
  • 5075+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Guernsey County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Guernsey County population
  • 780no vehicle
  • 2,0871 vehicle
  • 1,2292 vehicles
  • 3153 vehicles
  • 484 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

88.1% of Guernsey County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Ohio.

Guernsey County:

88.1%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 32,300
  • Other state: 6,575
  • Northeast: 1,443
  • Midwest: 1,198
  • South: 3,219
  • West: 706
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Guernsey County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.0%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Electricity
  • 18.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.0%Utility gas
  • 42.5%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 455
Here:

11.8%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 127
Here:

6.3%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 260
Here:

19.4%
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

Guernsey County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $371,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $12,418,000
    Health Services - Other: $4,683,000
    Regular Highways: $3,772,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,781,000
    Police Protection: $2,551,000
    Water Utilities: $1,708,000
    General - Other: $1,499,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,350,000
    Financial Administration: $1,317,000
    General Public Buildings: $625,000
    Sewerage: $427,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $483,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $77,000
    General: $38,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $47,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,500,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $49,000

Guernsey County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,890,000
    Sewerage: $334,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $906,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $783,000
    Rents: $294,000
    Special Assessments: $84,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,334,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $10,941,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,647,000
    All Other: $2,646,000
    Highways: $1,765,000
    General Support: $1,200,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,020,000
    Total General Sales: $4,231,000
    NEC: $451,000
    Other Selective Sales: $402,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $151,000

Guernsey County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $615,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,962,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $455,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,678,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $582,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $685,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,054,000
    Water Utilities: $33,000

Guernsey County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $340,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,921,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $535,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,307
  • Number of aged recipients: 84
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,223
  • Number of recipients under 18: 169
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 938
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 200
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 468
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 561
Guernsey County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Guernsey County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Guernsey County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary51980.9 years
John49175.7 years
William39373.7 years
Charles33675.2 years
James32772.4 years
Robert28171.1 years
George22374.3 years
Helen16777.5 years
Margaret16380.1 years
Anna15881.4 years
Most common last names in Guernsey County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14076.8 years
Johnson11276.7 years
Williams9477.3 years
Davis9476.3 years
Moore8874.5 years
Wilson8577.4 years
Miller7775.8 years
Carpenter6977.3 years
Jones6378.1 years
Anderson6174.1 years
Businesses in Guernsey County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1H&R Block1
AT&T1Hilton1
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Arby's1Kmart1
AutoZone1La-Z-Boy1
Baymont Inn1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Burger King2Maurices1
CVS1McDonald's3
Circle K2Papa John's Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway5
Decora Cabinetry2Super 81
Dennys1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza2Tim Hortons1
Fashion Bug1U-Haul1
FedEx5UPS4
Ford1Verizon Wireless1
GNC1Walmart1
GameStop1Wendy's2
Goodwill2YMCA1