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Hardin County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 31,796 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 31,945 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,253
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,066
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,730
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,443 (it was 3,233 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 470 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 68 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hardin County: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (59.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hardin County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 15,776  (49.6%)
Females: 16,020  (50.4%)
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Hardin County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hardin County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,084 ($34,440 in 1999)

This county:

$41084
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $427 (lower quartile is $307, upper quartile is $560)
This county:

$427
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,823 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Hardin:

$92,823
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,714 - $148,182
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $952
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $382

Institutionalized population: 212

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 95
  • Thefts: 119
  • Auto thefts: 9

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 43
  • Thefts: 109
  • Auto thefts: 24
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $162,600

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: $1,207 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $991 (1.1%)

Hardin County household income distribution in 2009 Hardin County home values distribution Hardin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.6%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.1% for Black residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.2% for American Indian residents, 28.0% for other race residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
Hardin County:

17.4%
Ohio:

16.0%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.3% for American Indian residents, 24.0% for other race residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 35 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36 years old, Black residents: 24 years old, American Indian residents: 53 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 10 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hardin County is $454 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $630 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kenton, Ada, Forest, Dunkirk, Alger, Mount Victory, McGuffey, Ridgeway, Dola, Patterson.

Hardin 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
43326Kenton5416.10.15.043.323.9177.554.202.307.20
43340Mount Victory73.61.12.21.871.3159.611.301.103.60
43345Ridgeway231.22.11.91.2760.612.101.252.10
45810Ada2157.10.78.574.4712.69148.094.601.9010.70
45812Alger108.31.53.53.141.9254.813.252.203.80
45835Dola114141414  14.005.9012.80
45836Dunkirk13.53.53.53.5  3.503.284.93
45843Forest910.72.54.994.372.958.093.902.555.80

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

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Neighboring counties: Tooele County, Utah , Des Moines County, Iowa , Richmond County, New York , Perry County, Pennsylvania , Jefferson County, Iowa , Page County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,395
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 304 (54% naturalized citizens)

Hardin County:

1.0%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 69
  • 1990 to 1994: 14
  • 1985 to 1989: 49
  • 1980 to 1984: 39
  • 1975 to 1979: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 23
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1965 to 1969: 90

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.7%

Hardin County marital status for males Hardin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,501
  • One, attached: 175
  • Two: 634
  • 3 or 4: 534
  • 5 to 9: 313
  • 10 to 19: 268
  • 20 or more: 241
  • Mobile homes: 1,236
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Hardin County with a mortgage: 4,245 (486 second mortgage, 339 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,331

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hardin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,76932
Evangelical Protestant3,89838
Catholic1,8002
Black Protestant611
Other-1
None20,530-
Hardin 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: 4
Hardin County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hardin County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hardin County:

9.9%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

29.6%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Hardin County:

Average size of farms: 293 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $113,479
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $165.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 64.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $80,054
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $88,055
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 16.05%
Corn for grain: 67247 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 18036 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 111850 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 59 acres

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from Hardin County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 144.9 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 39.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 273.0 miles away from Hardin County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 258.9 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, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: August 20, 2007 to August 28, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1720): August 27, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1720, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • OhioSnow, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to December 24, 2004, Emergency Declared (EM-3198): January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3198, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • OhioSevere Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 1, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1580): February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, 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
  • OhioSnowstorms, Incident Period: February 2, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3029): February 2, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

  • Other Eastern Europe (9%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Other Western Asia (8%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)

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

  • German (33%)
  • United States or American (23%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Hardin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,061 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,562 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 57 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 14 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 36 (0%)
  • Walked: 974 (7%)
  • Other means: 50 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 622 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,621 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 223 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other group homes
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 2,038 people in college/university student housing
  • 212 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,062.

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.69% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($23,886 average AGI)
1.20% relocated from other states ($7,169 average AGI)
Hardin County:

1.20%
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 Allen County, OH  0.69% ($24,844 average AGI)
from Logan County, OH  0.57% ($36,714)
from Hancock County, OH  0.37% ($36,512)
from Franklin County, OH  0.25% ($43,893)
from Wyandot County, OH  0.24% ($27,259)
from Marion County, OH  0.17% ($24,316)
from Union County, OH  0.16% ($39,000)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.49% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($22,903 average AGI)
1.38% relocated to other states ($6,697 average AGI)
Hardin County:

1.38%
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 Allen County, OH  0.89% ($29,180 average AGI)
to Hancock County, OH  0.66% ($27,892)
to Logan County, OH  0.61% ($30,667)
to Franklin County, OH  0.44% ($30,694)
to Wyandot County, OH  0.23% ($34,077)
to Marion County, OH  0.20% ($36,000)
to Union County, OH  0.20% ($32,682)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Hardin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Hardin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hardin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hardin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hardin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,950 (4,192 aged, 758 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 545 (7%)

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 Hardin County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (733)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (395)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (331)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (187)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (174)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (140)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (138)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (114)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (108)
  • Unspecified dementia (91)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.11
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4752.730
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 77.71
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37350.41

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1223.780
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1039.590
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.24

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.91
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65.56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3.12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 108.1. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,799
  • In family households: 24,989 (5,981 male householders, 1,969 female householders)
    6,160 spouses, 8,828 children (7,990 natural, 208 adopted, 630 stepchildren), 645 grandchildren, 150 brothers or sisters, 129 parents, 221 other relatives, 776 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,810 (1,811 male householders (1,389 living alone)), 2,001 female householders (1,757 living alone)), 998 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,259 (212 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,601 2-persons, 1,741 3-persons, 1,442 4-persons, 689 5-persons, 266 6-persons, 211 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,146 1-person, 471 2-persons, 114 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

5,484 married couples with children.
1,617 single-parent households (450 men, 1,167 women).

96.0% of residents of Hardin County speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (44% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $133,029,000 ($4135 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,417,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $43,136,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,555,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,049,000
Federal grants: $25,981,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,349,000 ($7,153,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,959,000 ($2,181,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $405,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,624,000
Federal Government insurance: $43,042,000

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

Births: 2,032
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,629
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +55
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -334
Here -10 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hardin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.39 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 132
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,445
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,369
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,031
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,007
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,059
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,078
  • 1940 to 1949: 537
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,452
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hardin County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 73
  • 4 rooms: 672
  • 5 rooms: 1,666
  • 6 rooms: 2,175
  • 7 rooms: 1,936
  • 8 rooms: 1,131
  • 9+ rooms: 1,044
  • 1 room: 52
  • 2 rooms: 125
  • 3 rooms: 422
  • 4 rooms: 971
  • 5 rooms: 712
  • 6 rooms: 426
  • 7 rooms: 301
  • 8 rooms: 129
  • 9+ rooms: 95
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hardin County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 141
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,928
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,813
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,538
  • 5+ bedrooms: 308
  • no bedroom: 66
  • 1 bedroom: 694
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,380
  • 3 bedrooms: 813
  • 4 bedrooms: 238
  • 5+ bedrooms: 42
Cars and other vehicles available in Hardin County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 436
  • 1 vehicle: 2,153
  • 2 vehicles: 3,753
  • 3 vehicles: 1,644
  • 4 vehicles: 550
  • 5+ vehicles: 194
  • no vehicle: 436
  • 1 vehicle: 1,545
  • 2 vehicles: 980
  • 3 vehicles: 194
  • 4 vehicles: 68
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

58% of Hardin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Ohio.

Hardin County:

57.8%
State average:

58.2%

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

  • This state: 27242
  • Northeast: 629
  • Midwest: 1439
  • South: 1908
  • West: 331

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $63,600


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 Hardin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (51.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28.3%)
  • Electricity (13.5%)
  • Wood (4.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.8%)
  • Utility gas (45.6%)
  • Electricity (39.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.0%)
  • Wood (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 143
Here:

4.2%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 45
Here:

3.0%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,368
Here:

77.6%
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)

Hardin County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $655,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $10,639,000
    Regular Highways: $3,767,000
    Police Protection: $2,088,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,376,000
    Financial Administration: $1,166,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,119,000
    General - Other: $785,000
    Solid Waste Management: $631,000
    Central Staff Services: $595,000
    Health Services - Other: $362,000
    Sewerage: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $122,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $48,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $143,000
    General: $7,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,838,000

Hardin County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,811,000
    Solid Waste Management: $570,000
    Sewerage: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $221,000
    Health & Hospitals: $193,000
    Highways: $133,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,333,000
    Special Assessments: $844,000
    Interest Earnings: $758,000
    Rents: $116,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,869,000
    Highways: $3,771,000
    General Support: $1,027,000
    Health & Hospitals: $233,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,133,000
    Property: $1,603,000
    NEC: $271,000

Hardin County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,860,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $24,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,520,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $259,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $105,000

Hardin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $160,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,083,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $98,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 593
  • Number of aged recipients: 24
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 569
  • Number of recipients under 18: 78
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 444
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 71
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 177
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 270
Hardin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hardin County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Hardin County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary25980.8 years
Robert21171.2 years
William20074.2 years
John19975.4 years
Charles16174.5 years
James15770.7 years
Ruth13480.3 years
Helen12480.9 years
Paul11572.7 years
George11276.8 years
Most common last names in Hardin County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11475.8 years
Miller7675.8 years
Johnson7478.9 years
Jones6180.2 years
Baker6083.3 years
Brown6073.4 years
Williams5275.5 years
Long4777.8 years
Lawrence4373.7 years
Scott4073.9 years
Businesses in Hardin County, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1Kroger1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1Maurices1
CVS1McDonald's2
Curves1Nike2
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid2
FedEx1Sears1
Ford1Subway3
GNC2U-Haul2
GameStop1UPS2
Goodwill2Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Haworth1YMCA1
KFC1