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Guernsey County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 39,722 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Guernsey County: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (26.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.1%), Educational, health and social services (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Guernsey County, OH (2017)
    • 37,26191.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9622.4%Two or more races
    • 4971.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4651.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1410.3%Asian alone
    • 870.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 60.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years
Males: 19,618  (49.4%)
Females: 20,104  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Guernsey County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,311 ($30,110 in 1999)
This county:

$44,311
Ohio:

$54,021

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $482 (lower quartile is $346, upper quartile is $586)
This county:

$482
State:

$627


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,985 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
Guernsey:

$94,985
Ohio:

$144,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,505 - $140,975
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $959
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $352

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
Guernsey County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 102 buildings, average cost: $63,200
  • 1998: 106 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 1999: 107 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2000: 84 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2001: 83 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2002: 93 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2005: 72 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2006: 72 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 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
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2016: 34 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2017: 35 buildings, average cost: $191,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Guernsey, OH residents
Average permit cost in Guernsey, OH
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,381 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,008 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Guernsey, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Guernsey, OH in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Guernsey, OH in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
Guernsey County:

18.0%
Ohio:

14.0%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.8% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents, 43.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.3 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.1 years old, Black residents: 48.9 years old, American Indian residents: 48.1 years old, Asian residents: 49.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 40.6 years old, Other race residents: 14.9 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:

6.0%
Ohio:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Guernsey, OH
County total employment by year in Guernsey, OH
County average yearly wages by year in Guernsey, OH

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: 14.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 360 (67.1% naturalized citizens)

Guernsey County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 372000 to 2009
  • 1221990 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: 14,131
  • One, attached: 115
  • Two: 412
  • 3 or 4: 533
  • 5 to 9: 520
  • 10 to 19: 129
  • 20 to 49: 179
  • 50 or more: 256
  • Mobile homes: 3,015
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 30

Housing units in Guernsey County with a mortgage: 6,218 (146 second mortgage, 871 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,486

Here:

54.5% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Guernsey County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Guernsey

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,288 (85.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,220 (7.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 60 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 219 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 356 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 681 (4.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • 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 2017


  • 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 (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • 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 (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (16%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Cuba (12%)
  • Costa Rica (8%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (6%)
  • Japan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Guernsey County


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

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 $51,110.

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.30% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($28,427 average AGI)
1.07% relocated from other states ($11,081 average AGI)
Guernsey County:

1.07%
Ohio average:

1.73%

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  0.85% ($37,908 average AGI)
from Noble County, OH  0.46% ($33,900)
from Franklin County, OH  0.28% ($32,357)
from Belmont County, OH  0.27% ($48,829)
from Tuscarawas County, OH  0.18% ($45,893)
from Coshocton County, OH  0.14% ($25,545)


4.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.54% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($31,784 average AGI)
1.29% relocated to other states ($13,931 average AGI)
Guernsey County:

1.29%
Ohio average:

2.01%

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  0.84% ($36,922 average AGI)
to Noble County, OH  0.53% ($39,210)
to Franklin County, OH  0.39% ($30,817)
to Tuscarawas County, OH  0.23% ($30,200)
to Belmont County, OH  0.23% ($37,657)
to Coshocton County, OH  0.18% ($37,179)

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: 39,722
  • In family households: 32,144 (5,544 male householders, 4,849 female householders)
    7,749 spouses, 10,634 children (9,670 natural, 351 adopted, 625 stepchildren), 1,193 grandchildren, 274 brothers or sisters, 356 parents, 665 other relatives, 883 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,989 (2,612 male householders (2,120 living alone)), 3,066 female householders (2,495 living alone)), 1,308 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 568

Size of family households: 5,305 2-persons, 2,295 3-persons, 1,563 4-persons, 742 5-persons, 276 6-persons, 233 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,615 1-person, 940 2-persons, 72 3-persons, 55 4-persons, 3 6-persons.

5,172 married couples with children.
2,310 single-parent households (564 men, 1,746 women).

96.7% of residents of Guernsey speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% 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
  • Year house built in Guernsey County, Ohio
  • 5272014 or later
  • 2222010 to 2013
  • 1,9222000 to 2009
  • 2,3451990 to 1999
  • 2,0051980 to 1989
  • 2,9341970 to 1979
  • 1,8011960 to 1969
  • 1,5951950 to 1959
  • 9021940 to 1949
  • 5,2121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Guernsey County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Guernsey County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Guernsey County, Ohio
  • 121 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 2783 rooms
  • 1,2394 rooms
  • 2,2285 rooms
  • 3,0646 rooms
  • 1,8897 rooms
  • 1,3318 rooms
  • 1,5209+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Guernsey County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Guernsey County, Ohio
  • 431 room
  • 1012 rooms
  • 5323 rooms
  • 1,3364 rooms
  • 1,0465 rooms
  • 6586 rooms
  • 3197 rooms
  • 2418 rooms
  • 1639+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Guernsey County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Guernsey County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Guernsey County, Ohio
  • 29no bedroom
  • 2711 bedroom
  • 2,6032 bedrooms
  • 6,4823 bedrooms
  • 1,8934 bedrooms
  • 3245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Guernsey County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Guernsey County, Ohio
  • 43no bedroom
  • 7721 bedroom
  • 1,7642 bedrooms
  • 1,4523 bedrooms
  • 3394 bedrooms
  • 705+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Guernsey County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 482no vehicle
  • 2,5021 vehicle
  • 4,7222 vehicles
  • 2,5253 vehicles
  • 9174 vehicles
  • 5235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Guernsey County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Guernsey County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 757no vehicle
  • 2,0361 vehicle
  • 1,2642 vehicles
  • 3343 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

88.4% of Guernsey County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Ohio.

Guernsey County:

88.4%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 32,324
  • Other state: 6,624
  • Northeast: 1,427
  • Midwest: 1,203
  • South: 3,281
  • West: 710
Year householders moved into unit in Guernsey County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Guernsey County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.1%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 17.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 41.3%Electricity
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 439
Here:

11.3%
Ohio:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 140
Here:

7.0%
Ohio:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 248
Here:

19.2%
Ohio:

23.2%

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 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $5,108,000
    Sewerage: $757,000
    Regular Highways: $151,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $10,494,000
    Health - Other: $8,577,000
    Regular Highways: $6,210,000
    Police Protection: $4,220,000
    Financial Administration: $3,401,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,117,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,672,000
    Water Utilities: $2,220,000
    General - Other: $1,834,000
    Sewerage: $477,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $143,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,408,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,572,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,238,000
    Special Assessments: $750,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $375,000
    General Revenue - Other: $336,000
    Rents: $226,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $452,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    Water Utilities: $72,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,302,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,505,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,843,000
    Public Welfare: $4,148,000
    Highways: $3,656,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,595,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,126,000
    Sewerage: $241,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,897,000
    Property: $7,956,000
    Other License: $145,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $147,000

Guernsey County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $5,108,000
    Sewerage: $757,000
    Regular Highways: $151,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $10,494,000
    Health - Other: $8,577,000
    Regular Highways: $6,210,000
    Police Protection: $4,220,000
    Financial Administration: $3,401,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,117,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,672,000
    Water Utilities: $2,220,000
    General - Other: $1,834,000
    Sewerage: $477,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $143,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,408,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,572,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,238,000
    Special Assessments: $750,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $375,000
    General Revenue - Other: $336,000
    Rents: $226,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $452,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    Water Utilities: $72,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,302,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,505,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,843,000
    Public Welfare: $4,148,000
    Highways: $3,656,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,595,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,126,000
    Sewerage: $241,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,897,000
    Property: $7,956,000
    Other License: $145,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $147,000

Guernsey County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $5,108,000
    Sewerage: $757,000
    Regular Highways: $151,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $10,494,000
    Health - Other: $8,577,000
    Regular Highways: $6,210,000
    Police Protection: $4,220,000
    Financial Administration: $3,401,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,117,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,672,000
    Water Utilities: $2,220,000
    General - Other: $1,834,000
    Sewerage: $477,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $143,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,408,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,572,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,238,000
    Special Assessments: $750,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $375,000
    General Revenue - Other: $336,000
    Rents: $226,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $452,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    Water Utilities: $72,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,302,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,505,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,843,000
    Public Welfare: $4,148,000
    Highways: $3,656,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,595,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,126,000
    Sewerage: $241,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,897,000
    Property: $7,956,000
    Other License: $145,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $147,000

Guernsey County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $5,108,000
    Sewerage: $757,000
    Regular Highways: $151,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $10,494,000
    Health - Other: $8,577,000
    Regular Highways: $6,210,000
    Police Protection: $4,220,000
    Financial Administration: $3,401,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,117,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,672,000
    Water Utilities: $2,220,000
    General - Other: $1,834,000
    Sewerage: $477,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $143,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,408,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,572,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,238,000
    Special Assessments: $750,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $375,000
    General Revenue - Other: $336,000
    Rents: $226,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $452,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    Water Utilities: $72,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,302,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,505,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,843,000
    Public Welfare: $4,148,000
    Highways: $3,656,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,595,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,126,000
    Sewerage: $241,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,897,000
    Property: $7,956,000
    Other License: $145,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $147,000

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
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