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Highland County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 43,375 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 40,875 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,988
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,022
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,735
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,683 (it was 3,852 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 553 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Highland County: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.7%), Educational, health and social services (16.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.4%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 6%
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  • Races in Highland County, OH (2017)
    • 40,954100.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9572.3%Two or more races
    • 4381.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4181.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2180.5%Asian alone
    • 400.10%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years
Males: 21,377  (49.3%)
Females: 21,998  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Highland County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,274 ($35,313 in 1999)
This county:

$43,274
Ohio:

$54,021

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $501 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $586)
This county:

$501
State:

$627


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,091 (it was $83,000 in 2000)
Highland:

$119,091
Ohio:

$144,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,625 - $165,559
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $982
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $371

Institutionalized population: 394

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 181
  • Thefts: 183
  • Auto thefts: 30

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 158
  • Thefts: 139
  • Auto thefts: 22
Highland County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $58,200
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2000: 59 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 2002: 73 buildings, average cost: $61,400
  • 2003: 95 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2005: 108 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2006: 94 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2007: 71 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $97,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Highland, OH residents
Average permit cost in Highland, OH
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,395 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,114 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Highland, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Highland, OH in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Highland, OH in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.8%
Highland County:

18.8%
Ohio:

14.0%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.2% for American Indian residents, 23.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.2 years old
(Males: 38.6 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.8 years old, Black residents: 36.3 years old, American Indian residents: 56.7 years old, Asian residents: 28.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Highland County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $510 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hillsboro, Greenfield, Lynchburg, Leesburg, Rocky Fork Point, Highland Holiday, Mowrystown, Buford, Highland, Sinking Spring.

Highland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
45110Buford27.60.74.152.314.88117.574.150.904.15
45123Greenfield16310.28.164.548.16100.016.353.008.50
45132Highland39.23.25.24.553.4666.623.203.154.70
45133Hillsboro8831.103.92.174.68119.812.101.104.70
45135Leesburg815.40.54.222.474.93116.712.850.803.50
45142Lynchburg189.40.13.772.33.0480.583.201.005.70
45155Mowrystown16.56.56.56.5  6.502.305.35
45165Greenfield114.314.314.314.3  14.304.1811.35
45172Sinking Spring10.10.10.10.1  0.101.532.53

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

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Neighboring counties: Hardy County, West Virginia , Preston County, West Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Ohio:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 1,221
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 373 (38.2% naturalized citizens)

Highland County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 842010 or later
  • 1332000 to 2009
  • 651990 to 1999
  • 411980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 121Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.8%

Highland County marital status for males Highland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,918
  • One, attached: 266
  • Two: 595
  • 3 or 4: 566
  • 5 to 9: 277
  • 10 to 19: 198
  • 20 to 49: 211
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 3,311
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Highland County with a mortgage: 7,192 (137 second mortgage, 593 home equity loan, 49 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,660

Here:

63.6% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Highland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,43665
Mainline Protestant4,49032
Catholic7802
Black Protestant3742
Other1254
None29,384-
Highland 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: 6
Highland County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

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

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Highland County:

10.0%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Highland County:

28.8%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Highland County:

Average size of farms: 198 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $31,560
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $204.86
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.58%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,837
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 56.63%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,332
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.09%
Corn for grain: 30060 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10145 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 96583 harvested acres
Vegetables: 127 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 45 acres

Earthquake activity:

Highland County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% 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 72.0 miles away from Highland 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 237.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from the 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 230.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 101.0 miles away from Highland County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 209.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Ohio Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4077: August 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1805: October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Ohio 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/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 17, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1164: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1164, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3029: February 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Ohio TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, Incident Period: April 14, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-191: April 14, 1965, FEMA Id: 191, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Highland County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Highland

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,096 (80.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,209 (9.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 65 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 96 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 304 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 771 (6.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (15%)
  • Honduras (15%)
  • Canada (14%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Nepal (9%)
  • Malaysia (8%)
  • Burma (8%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Highland County


  • American (33%)
  • German (15%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 301 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 23 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

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

  • 325 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,661.

6.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.01% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($27,530 average AGI)
1.01% relocated from other states ($5,320 average AGI)
Highland County:

1.01%
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 Clinton County, OH  1.21% ($33,557 average AGI)
from Brown County, OH  0.56% ($37,847)
from Ross County, OH  0.54% ($28,771)
from Fayette County, OH  0.49% ($23,933)
from Clermont County, OH  0.35% ($35,679)
from Adams County, OH  0.33% ($27,160)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.20% ($30,581)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.97% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($27,260 average AGI)
1.00% relocated to other states ($6,459 average AGI)
Highland County:

1.00%
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 Clinton County, OH  1.01% ($33,149 average AGI)
to Fayette County, OH  0.58% ($32,841)
to Ross County, OH  0.54% ($31,048)
to Clermont County, OH  0.50% ($29,065)
to Brown County, OH  0.48% ($31,973)
to Montgomery County, OH  0.25% ($27,026)
to Adams County, OH  0.24% ($27,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Births per 1000 population in Highland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Highland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Highland County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Highland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Highland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Highland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Highland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Highland County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Highland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,209 (5,809 aged, 1,400 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 768 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (719)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (518)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (451)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (349)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (238)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (237)
  • Unspecified dementia (203)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (190)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (169)
  • Congestive heart failure (158)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.69
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,444
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 188
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 71,134

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,261
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,053
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 150.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 95.8
  • Other - 54.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,375
  • In family households: 35,750 (5,730 male householders, 5,441 female householders)
    8,230 spouses, 12,605 children (11,462 natural, 283 adopted, 876 stepchildren), 1,155 grandchildren, 351 brothers or sisters, 581 parents, 557 other relatives, 1,113 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,028 (2,840 male householders (2,152 living alone)), 2,849 female householders (2,456 living alone)), 1,342 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 552

Size of family households: 5,593 2-persons, 2,084 3-persons, 1,976 4-persons, 933 5-persons, 456 6-persons, 139 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,607 1-person, 922 2-persons, 108 3-persons, 46 4-persons.

5,659 married couples with children.
3,269 single-parent households (909 men, 2,360 women).

97.8% of residents of Highland speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $223,124,000 ($5,236 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,418,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $97,220,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $48,774,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,080,000
Federal grants: $60,182,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,501,000 ($176,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,366,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,061,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,921,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,739,000

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

Births: 3,162
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,264
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +52
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,039
Here +24 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Highland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.43 millions of gallons per day (65% from ground, 35% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Year house built in Highland County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Highland County, Ohio
  • 522014 or later
  • 3432010 to 2013
  • 2,5782000 to 2009
  • 3,4801990 to 1999
  • 2,3251980 to 1989
  • 2,7341970 to 1979
  • 1,5691960 to 1969
  • 1,2271950 to 1959
  • 8151940 to 1949
  • 4,0161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Highland County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Highland County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Highland County, Ohio
  • 441 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 2973 rooms
  • 1,1184 rooms
  • 2,7995 rooms
  • 2,7586 rooms
  • 1,9287 rooms
  • 1,2988 rooms
  • 1,5469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Highland County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Highland County, Ohio
  • 461 room
  • 652 rooms
  • 6333 rooms
  • 1,1744 rooms
  • 1,2535 rooms
  • 1,0046 rooms
  • 4547 rooms
  • 2728 rooms
  • 1089+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Highland County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Highland County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Highland County, Ohio
  • 40no bedroom
  • 2451 bedroom
  • 2,4612 bedrooms
  • 6,7093 bedrooms
  • 2,0534 bedrooms
  • 3065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Highland County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Highland County, Ohio
  • 54no bedroom
  • 6851 bedroom
  • 2,0912 bedrooms
  • 1,7223 bedrooms
  • 3644 bedrooms
  • 995+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Highland County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Highland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Highland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 514no vehicle
  • 2,7601 vehicle
  • 4,6142 vehicles
  • 2,4813 vehicles
  • 9954 vehicles
  • 5135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Highland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Highland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 686no vehicle
  • 2,1911 vehicle
  • 1,6002 vehicles
  • 4543 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 665+ vehicles

85.8% of Highland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Ohio.

Highland County:

85.8%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 36,784
  • Other state: 5,878
  • Northeast: 555
  • Midwest: 1,263
  • South: 3,575
  • West: 508
Year householders moved into unit in Highland County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Highland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.2%Electricity
  • 23.9%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 5.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 237
Here:

5.3%
Ohio:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 222
Here:

9.1%
Ohio:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 151
Here:

11.5%
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

Highland County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,970,000
    Sewerage: $764,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,906,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,613,000
    Police Protection: $5,603,000
    Health - Other: $4,929,000
    Financial Administration: $2,543,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,339,000
    Sewerage: $729,000
    Central Staff Services: $380,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $450,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $491,000
    General - Other: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,071,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,949,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,122,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $745,000
    General Revenue - Other: $584,000
    Special Assessments: $375,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $170,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $99,000
    Rents: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $165,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,057,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,074,000
    Other: $3,639,000
    Public Welfare: $2,893,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,071,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,186,000
    Sewerage: $68,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,439,000
    Property: $4,963,000
    Other License: $190,000

Highland County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,970,000
    Sewerage: $764,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,906,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,613,000
    Police Protection: $5,603,000
    Health - Other: $4,929,000
    Financial Administration: $2,543,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,339,000
    Sewerage: $729,000
    Central Staff Services: $380,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $450,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $491,000
    General - Other: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,071,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,949,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,122,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $745,000
    General Revenue - Other: $584,000
    Special Assessments: $375,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $170,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $99,000
    Rents: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $165,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,057,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,074,000
    Other: $3,639,000
    Public Welfare: $2,893,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,071,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,186,000
    Sewerage: $68,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,439,000
    Property: $4,963,000
    Other License: $190,000

Highland County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,970,000
    Sewerage: $764,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,906,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,613,000
    Police Protection: $5,603,000
    Health - Other: $4,929,000
    Financial Administration: $2,543,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,339,000
    Sewerage: $729,000
    Central Staff Services: $380,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $450,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $491,000
    General - Other: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,071,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,949,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,122,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $745,000
    General Revenue - Other: $584,000
    Special Assessments: $375,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $170,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $99,000
    Rents: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $165,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,057,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,074,000
    Other: $3,639,000
    Public Welfare: $2,893,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,071,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,186,000
    Sewerage: $68,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,439,000
    Property: $4,963,000
    Other License: $190,000

Highland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,970,000
    Sewerage: $764,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,906,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,613,000
    Police Protection: $5,603,000
    Health - Other: $4,929,000
    Financial Administration: $2,543,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,339,000
    Sewerage: $729,000
    Central Staff Services: $380,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $450,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $491,000
    General - Other: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,071,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,949,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,122,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $745,000
    General Revenue - Other: $584,000
    Special Assessments: $375,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $170,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $99,000
    Rents: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $165,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,057,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,074,000
    Other: $3,639,000
    Public Welfare: $2,893,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,071,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,186,000
    Sewerage: $68,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,439,000
    Property: $4,963,000
    Other License: $190,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,142
  • Number of aged recipients: 53
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,089
  • Number of recipients under 18: 160
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 789
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 193
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 393
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 531
Most common first names in Highland County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary37278.3 years
James31072.1 years
John30274.2 years
William30174.5 years
Charles28974.1 years
Robert24571.4 years
George16076.7 years
Ruth15379.8 years
Helen14380.2 years
Dorothy12475.4 years
Most common last names in Highland County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21476.5 years
Davis10876.2 years
Johnson9776.4 years
Miller9178.1 years
Wilson9075.5 years
Williams8172.8 years
Jones7674.1 years
Brown7373.8 years
Walker7376.4 years
Taylor6771.9 years
Businesses in Highland County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts3MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's2McDonald's3
AutoZone2Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut2
Blockbuster1RadioShack2
Burger King2Rite Aid2
CVS1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel2
Days Inn1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza3Subway4
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul6
H&R Block4UPS3
KFC1Vans1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kroger3Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
Long John Silver's1YMCA1