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Hocking County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 28,725 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 28,241 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,165
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,180
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,194
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,024 (it was 2,649 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 423 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

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

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

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.3%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (19.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 35%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 57%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Hocking County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 14,357  (50.0%)
Females: 14,368  (50.0%)

Hocking County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hocking County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $43,574 ($34,261 in 1999)

This county:

$43,574
Ohio:

$51,075

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $455 (lower quartile is $326, upper quartile is $586)
This county:

$455
State:

$596


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $116,134 (it was $81,400 in 2000)
Hocking:

$116,134
Ohio:

$136,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,245 - $180,771
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,093
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $346

Institutionalized population: 692

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 114
  • Thefts: 179
  • Auto thefts: 31

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 161
  • Thefts: 184
  • Auto thefts: 42
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $149,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,605 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $999 (1.2%)

Hocking County household income distribution in 2009 Hocking County home values distribution Hocking County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.4%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.6% for Black residents, 48.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.7% for other race residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 16.3%
Hocking County:

16.3%
Ohio:

14.8%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.6% for Black residents, 45.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.7% for other race residents, 8.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 42 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 39 years old, American Indian residents: 65 years old, Asian residents: 47 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16 years old, Other race residents: 42 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hocking 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 $718 a month.

Cities in this county include: Logan, Hide-A-Way Hills, Laurelville, Murray City, Haydenville, Carbon Hill, Rockbridge.

Hocking 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
43111Carbon Hill121.221.221.221.2  21.208.6019.58
43127Haydenville215.21.68.44.939.62114.488.403.408.40
43135Laurelville1229.90.811.787.0610.7891.527.752.4018.20
43138Logan12599.50.17.654.4310.52137.485.002.3310.10
43144Murray City123.323.323.323.3  23.306.8818.85
43149Rockbridge412380.333.218.2465.84198.266.002.7317.43
43152South Bloomingville910.20.13.431.873.293.173.300.604.10
43158Union Furnace17.57.57.57.5  7.502.857.40

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

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Neighboring counties: New Castle County, Delaware , Glenn County, California , Delta County, Colorado , Delaware County, Pennsylvania , Nevada County, California , Lake County, Colorado , Ralls County, Missouri , Shawnee County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 979
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 183 (21% naturalized citizens)

Hocking County:

0.6%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 82
  • 1990 to 1994: 38
  • 1985 to 1989: 6
  • 1980 to 1984: 4
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 11
  • 1965 to 1969: 42
Note: State values scaled to Hocking County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.6%

Hocking County marital status for males Hocking County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,828
  • One, attached: 87
  • Two: 402
  • 3 or 4: 307
  • 5 to 9: 189
  • 10 to 19: 39
  • 20 or more: 121
  • Mobile homes: 2,136
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 32

Housing units in Hocking County with a mortgage: 3,250 (370 second mortgage, 399 home equity loan, 35 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,917

Here:

62.9% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hocking County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,19032
Evangelical Protestant3,17127
Catholic1,0001
Other1182
None21,901-
Hocking 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: 8
Hocking County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Hocking County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hocking County:

10.5%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Hocking County:

30.3%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Hocking County:

Average size of farms: 115 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $8,189
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $144.84
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.54%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 41.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,614
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.79%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,537
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.60%
Corn for grain: 2496 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 388 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2106 harvested acres
Vegetables: 65 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 79 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hocking County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 81% 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 121.6 miles away from Hocking 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 173.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 159.0 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 122.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 123.7 miles away from Hocking 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 301.5 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: 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, 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 Flooding, Incident Period: May 02, 1996 to June 24, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1122: June 24, 1996, FEMA Id: 1122, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 28, 1990 to July 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-870: June 06, 1990, FEMA Id: 870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hocking County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

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

  • India (26%)
  • United Kingdom (17%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Hungary (5%)
  • Other Northern Europe (4%)

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

  • German (27%)
  • United States or American (27%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Welsh (2%)

Hocking County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,531 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 1,644 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 38 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 225 (2%)
  • Other means: 86 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 299 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 456 people in state prisons
  • 193 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 15 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 485 people in state prisons
  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,940.

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.15% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($25,974 average AGI)
0.77% relocated from other states ($3,131 average AGI)
Hocking County:

0.77%
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 Fairfield County, OH  1.50% ($27,910 average AGI)
from Franklin County, OH  0.98% ($37,971)
from Athens County, OH  0.77% ($21,613)
from Perry County, OH  0.35% ($21,472)
from Pickaway County, OH  0.28% ($20,483)
from Vinton County, OH  0.16% ($24,176)
from Licking County, OH  0.15% ($66,500)


5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.82% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($22,217 average AGI)
0.98% relocated to other states ($5,210 average AGI)
Hocking County:

0.98%
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 Fairfield County, OH  1.48% ($28,532 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.86% ($29,833)
to Athens County, OH  0.60% ($20,984)
to Pickaway County, OH  0.43% ($21,400)
to Perry County, OH  0.35% ($18,972)
to Ross County, OH  0.30% ($32,452)
to Vinton County, OH  0.20% ($20,190)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Hocking County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Hocking County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hocking County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hocking County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hocking County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,909 (3,895 aged, 1,014 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 483 (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 Hocking County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (385)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (370)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (312)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (199)
  • Unspecified dementia (163)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (156)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (122)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (106)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (90)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (86)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.47
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,124
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 319
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 73,646

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,231
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 700
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 165.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 130.1
  • Other - 35.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,662
  • In family households: 24,524 (5,789 male householders, 2,159 female householders)
    6,127 spouses, 8,191 children (7,375 natural, 180 adopted, 636 stepchildren), 692 grandchildren, 171 brothers or sisters, 170 parents, 222 other relatives, 850 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,138 (1,625 male householders (1,261 living alone)), 1,796 female householders (1,560 living alone)), 717 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 718 (692 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,684 2-persons, 1,685 3-persons, 1,446 4-persons, 712 5-persons, 269 6-persons, 152 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,821 1-person, 523 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

5,012 married couples with children.
1,548 single-parent households (477 men, 1,071 women).

97.6% of residents of Hocking County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $127,917,000 ($4,436 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,374,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $61,836,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,730,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,075,000
Federal grants: $30,115,000
Federal procurement contracts: $895,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,266,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $343,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,483,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,183,000

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

Births: 1,886
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,480
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +73
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +332
Here +11 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hocking County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.26 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 386
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,135
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,662
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,713
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,628
  • 1960 to 1969: 977
  • 1950 to 1959: 985
  • 1940 to 1949: 520
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,466
Note: State values scaled to Hocking population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hocking County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hocking County population
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 29
  • 3 rooms: 161
  • 4 rooms: 1,046
  • 5 rooms: 2,252
  • 6 rooms: 1,961
  • 7 rooms: 1,260
  • 8 rooms: 842
  • 9+ rooms: 622
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 62
  • 3 rooms: 427
  • 4 rooms: 824
  • 5 rooms: 728
  • 6 rooms: 363
  • 7 rooms: 156
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9+ rooms: 39
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hocking County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hocking County population
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 288
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,215
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,303
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,168
  • 5+ bedrooms: 199
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 614
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,126
  • 3 bedrooms: 764
  • 4 bedrooms: 108
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Cars and other vehicles available in Hocking County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hocking County population
  • no vehicle: 405
  • 1 vehicle: 1,693
  • 2 vehicles: 3,580
  • 3 vehicles: 1,793
  • 4 vehicles: 525
  • 5+ vehicles: 198
  • no vehicle: 441
  • 1 vehicle: 1,194
  • 2 vehicles: 771
  • 3 vehicles: 175
  • 4 vehicles: 52
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

61% of Hocking County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Ohio.

Hocking County:

60.8%
State average:

58.2%

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

  • This state: 24,524
  • Northeast: 490
  • Midwest: 708
  • South: 2,108
  • West: 192

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $68,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hocking County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.1%)
  • Electricity (24.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.3%)
  • Wood (7.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.0%)
  • Coal or coke (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (52.2%)
  • Electricity (23.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.5%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 257
Here:

8.0%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 86
Here:

4.8%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 123
Here:

14.1%
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)

Hocking County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,229,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $303,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $25,236,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,818,000
    Regular Highways: $5,410,000
    Health - Other: $4,150,000
    Police Protection: $1,574,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,498,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,189,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,147,000
    Financial Administration: $801,000
    General - Other: $659,000
    General Public Buildings: $595,000
    Sewerage: $159,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $141,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $424,000
    General - Other: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $396,000
    General - Other: $115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,855,000

Hocking County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $26,423,000
    All Other: $2,679,000
    Regular Highways: $191,000
    Sewerage: $118,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,051,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $356,000
    Interest Earnings: $187,000
    Special Assessments: $23,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,567,000
    Highways: $3,228,000
    Public Welfare: $2,945,000
    General Local Government Support: $904,000
    Health and Hospitals: $691,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,768,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,653,000
    Other License: $75,000

Hocking County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,130,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,069,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $405,000

Hocking County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,154,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 876
  • Number of aged recipients: 43
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 833
  • Number of recipients under 18: 110
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 639
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 127
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 291
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 417
Hocking County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hocking County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Hocking County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20273.8 years
Mary18381.3 years
Charles17375.3 years
William15174.2 years
James13872.6 years
Robert12970.5 years
George8275.0 years
Ruth7378.0 years
Dorothy7075.4 years
Harry6576.9 years
Most common last names in Hocking County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9777.2 years
Brown5778.8 years
Davis5675.9 years
Miller5476.1 years
Thompson4175.5 years
Wilson4178.1 years
Wolfe3978.2 years
Poling3875.3 years
Johnson3473.0 years
Anderson3271.9 years
Businesses in Hocking County, OH
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Kroger1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Baymont Inn1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Toyota1
Ford1U-Haul1
GameStop1UPS2
H&R Block1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
KFC1