Jefferson County, Ohio (OH)

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County population in 2012: 68,389 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 73,894 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,143
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,836
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 22,599
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,130 (it was 7,818 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 410 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 168 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jefferson County: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (32.7%), Construction (17.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jefferson County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 33,455  (50.6%)
Females: 36,254  (49.4%)
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Jefferson County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jefferson County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,012 ($30,853 in 1999)

This county:

$37012
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $390 (lower quartile is $308, upper quartile is $518)
This county:

$390
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,000 (it was $62,600 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$84,000
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,100 - $128,600
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $868
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $377

Institutionalized population: 666

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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2008: 52 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $187,100

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $915 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $841 (1.0%)

Jefferson County household income distribution in 2009 Jefferson County home values distribution Jefferson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.2%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.5% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 48.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.2%
Jefferson County:

18.2%
Ohio:

16.0%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Black residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.3% for American Indian residents, 9.5% for other race residents, 45.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 24 years old, American Indian residents: 61 years old, Asian residents: 69 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Area name: Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jefferson County is $408 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.

Cities in this county include: Steubenville, Toronto, Wintersville, Mingo Junction, Brilliant, Tiltonsville, Smithfield, Adena, Bergholz, Amsterdam.

Jefferson 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
43901Adena38.94.27.036.692.4935.478.004.258.23
43903Amsterdam119.20.12.651.532.73102.71.600.853.35
43908Bergholz221.91.951.950.073.631.952.101.95
43910Bloomingdale1744.70.69.483.5814.52153.242.101.055.53
43913Brilliant55.81.53.923.312.1955.994.901.535.58
43917Dillonvale2119.42.39.767.985.6858.149.703.9312.50
43925East Springfield110.510.510.510.5  10.504.0512.10
43926Empire26.124.053.492.971.584.051.954.05
43930Hammondsville139393939  39.0011.1829.75
43932Irondale336.710.519.2715.9915.178.3610.608.3517.13
43938Mingo Junction2321.40.24.52.724.99110.973.001.254.98
43943Rayland201800.224.726.0645.76185.129.201.7018.50
43944Richmond99.30.54.092.313.7391.253.900.706.73
43948Smithfield10.30.30.30.3  0.301.201.30
43952Steubenville137927.60.111.723.4279.05674.623.401.905.70
43953Steubenville2442.70.26.352.1511.24177.191.800.705.30
43961Stratton11.91.91.91.9  1.901.002.75
43963Tiltonsville55.622.962.711.5552.262.102.002.85
43964Toronto3114.414.063.362.8870.953.302.384.33

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

2005 air pollution in Jefferson County:

Carbon Monoxide: 4 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.096 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.083 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 34 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 74 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 18.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 44 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.012 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.077 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jefferson County: Hollow Rock Campground (A), Jefferson County Industrial Park (B), Spring Hills Golf Club (C), Coopers Landing (D), Camp Logan (E), Wintersville Wastewater Treatment Plant (F), Apex Sanitary Landfill (G), Saline Township Emergency Medical Services (H), Richmond Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company (I), East Springfield Volunteer Fire Department (J), Knoxville Volunteer Fire Department (K), Belvedere Volunteer Fire Department (L), Hillandale Volunteer Fire Department (M), Unionport Volunteer Fire Department (N), Pleasant Hill Volunteer Fire Department (O), Cardinal Power Plant (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jefferson County include: Buckingham Ridge Church (A), Chestnut Grove Church (B), Grants Hill Church (C), Raynes Church (D), Island Creek Presbyterian Church (E), Mount Moriah Church (F), Osage Church (G), Pine Grove Methodist Church (H), Kolmont Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bergholz Cemetery (1), Seever Cemetery (2), Shelley Cemetery (3), Short Creek Cemetery (4), Carne Cemetery (5), Springfield Cemetery (6), Davidson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake George (A), Witch Hazel Pond (B), Brandywine Lake (C), Sunset Lake (D), Lake Betsy (E), Bassage Lake Dam (F), Boich Mining Company Pond Number Two (G), Boich Mining Company Pond Number One (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Branch Cross Creek (A), McLain Run (B), Mathews Run (C), Lowery Run (D), Coal Run (E), Croxton Run (F), McIntyre Creek (G), Yellow Creek (H), Jug Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jefferson County include: Brush Creek Wildlife Area (1), Woodview Park (2), Kaul Wildlife Area (3), Jefferson Lake State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Brooke County, West Virginia , Belmont County , Carroll County , Columbiana County , Hancock County, West Virginia , Harrison County , Ohio County, West Virginia .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,123
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 928 (73% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson County:

1.3%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 146
  • 1990 to 1994: 19
  • 1985 to 1989: 13
  • 1980 to 1984: 57
  • 1975 to 1979: 43
  • 1970 to 1974: 60
  • 1970 to 1974: 76
  • 1965 to 1969: 514

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.7%

Jefferson County marital status for males Jefferson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Jefferson County with a mortgage: 9,379 (782 second mortgage, 1,323 home equity loan, 60 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,588

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,85116
Mainline Protestant10,27371
Evangelical Protestant5,54849
Orthodox1,0895
Black Protestant7967
Other6125
None37,540-
Jefferson 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: 21
Jefferson County:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Jefferson County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 54
This county:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

12.4%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

30.8%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Jefferson County:

Average size of farms: 146 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14,674
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $116.63
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.14%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.82%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,445
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.80%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,333
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.18
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 13.24%
Corn for grain: 727 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 238 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 97 harvested acres
Vegetables: 43 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 45 acres

Tornado activity:

Jefferson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 40691713.7 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from Jefferson County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 227.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 192.2 miles away from Jefferson County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 228.1 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:


The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Italy (34%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Chile (4%)
  • France (4%)

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

  • Italian (16%)
  • German (15%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Polish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Jefferson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 24,419 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 2,460 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 70 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,045 (4%)
  • Other means: 114 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 638 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 913 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 606 people in nursing homes
  • 233 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 70 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 59 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 58 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 50 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 44 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 39 people in religious group quarters
  • 32 people in other group homes

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

  • 1,312 people in college/university student housing
  • 510 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 78 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 72 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 67 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 66 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 52 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,571.

3.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,940 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.53% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($11,443 average AGI)
2.07% relocated from other states ($16,496 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

2.07%
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 Belmont County, OH  0.53% ($28,841 average AGI)
from Hancock County, WV  0.32% ($22,571)
from Brooke County, WV  0.21% ($24,018)
from Columbiana County, OH  0.19% ($25,204)
from Harrison County, OH  0.17% ($22,333)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.15% ($34,513)
from Franklin County, OH  0.10% ($23,240)


4.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.66% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($11,711 average AGI)
2.58% relocated to other states ($25,163 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

2.58%
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 Belmont County, OH  0.36% ($27,146 average AGI)
to Hancock County, WV  0.34% ($32,348)
to Franklin County, OH  0.29% ($28,597)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.22% ($45,119)
to Harrison County, OH  0.20% ($29,283)
to Columbiana County, OH  0.20% ($34,827)
to Brooke County, WV  0.19% ($22,020)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 14.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jefferson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 15,953 (13,689 aged, 2,264 disabled)
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: 1.4
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17937.55
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 473.260
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 55277.23

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1034.010
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1256.390
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2.83

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40.24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80.74

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.5
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 120.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 82.0
  • Other - 38.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 67,497

Size of family households: 9,246 2-persons, 4,396 3-persons, 3,072 4-persons, 1,309 5-persons, 424 6-persons, 266 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,868 1-person, 1,239 2-persons, 177 3-persons, 84 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

10,427 married couples with children.
3,930 single-parent households (828 men, 3,102 women).

96.2% of residents of Jefferson County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $545,414,000 ($7637 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,662,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $265,167,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $149,900,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,569,000
Federal grants: $105,164,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,171,000 ($3,165,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,444,000 ($517,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $543,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,522,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,257,000

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

Births: 3,737
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,420
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +116
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,641
Here -23 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jefferson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.80 millions of gallons per day (32% from ground, 68% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,292
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,786
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,648
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,757
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,995
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,788
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,245
  • 1939 or earlier: 8,966
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 53
  • 3 rooms: 309
  • 4 rooms: 2,135
  • 5 rooms: 5,619
  • 6 rooms: 6,540
  • 7 rooms: 3,926
  • 8 rooms: 2,245
  • 9+ rooms: 1,763
  • 1 room: 70
  • 2 rooms: 304
  • 3 rooms: 1,142
  • 4 rooms: 2,210
  • 5 rooms: 1,846
  • 6 rooms: 1,346
  • 7 rooms: 548
  • 8 rooms: 176
  • 9+ rooms: 176
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 543
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,551
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,969
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,934
  • 5+ bedrooms: 566
  • no bedroom: 133
  • 1 bedroom: 1,596
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,436
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,183
  • 4 bedrooms: 397
  • 5+ bedrooms: 73
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,420
  • 1 vehicle: 6,523
  • 2 vehicles: 9,279
  • 3 vehicles: 3,888
  • 4 vehicles: 1,108
  • 5+ vehicles: 381
  • no vehicle: 1,816
  • 1 vehicle: 3,722
  • 2 vehicles: 1,730
  • 3 vehicles: 428
  • 4 vehicles: 75
  • 5+ vehicles: 47

70% of Jefferson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Ohio.

Jefferson County:

69.6%
State average:

58.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $48,900


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 Jefferson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24.8%)
  • Electricity (17.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (56.1%)
  • Electricity (28.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,086
Here:

14.3%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 471
Here:

12.3%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,490
Here:

40.7%
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)

Jefferson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,966,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $7,035,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $16,095,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,541,000
    Regular Highways: $5,850,000
    General - Other: $5,721,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,638,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,189,000
    Water Utilities: $2,936,000
    Police Protection: $2,644,000
    Financial Administration: $2,203,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,633,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $983,000
    Central Staff Services: $909,000
    Corrections - Other: $830,000
    General Public Buildings: $677,000
    Sewerage: $627,000
    Housing and Community Development: $472,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $232,000
    Air Transportation: $180,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $101,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,963,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $93,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $498,000
    General - Other: $76,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,437,000
    General - Other: $1,740,000
    Air Transportation: $596,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $352,000
    Correctional Institutions: $293,000
    Health - Other: $184,000
    Sewerage: $135,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $15,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,681,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $427,000

Jefferson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,644,000
    Sewerage: $1,008,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,414,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,474,000
    Interest Earnings: $767,000
    Rents: $439,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $402,000
    Special Assessments: $124,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,031,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $13,645,000
    Public Welfare: $12,844,000
    Highways: $5,527,000
    All Other: $5,448,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,865,000
    Housing and Community Development: $489,000
    Water Utilities: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,280,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,634,000
    Other License: $366,000

Jefferson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,096,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,303,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,055,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,845,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,845,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,052,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,210,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,200,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,200,000

Jefferson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,012,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,225,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,699,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Jefferson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jefferson County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED154$77,279155$86,890686$100,943122$31,9750$044$50,88620$60,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$60,20013$101,46252$92,57717$36,1181$340,0004$51,0004$50,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$78,68341$71,707441$89,068127$24,2520$032$44,68837$49,324
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$100,61510$74,100132$103,83316$39,2500$03$35,0002$52,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$63,0002$43,00036$107,0835$62,0000$03$40,0003$104,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$107,2118$143,8750$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$182,7003$218,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$77,2319$118,2221$85,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$134,6673$124,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$97,5000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Jefferson County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,38674.1 years
Mary1,31979.5 years
William1,01873.7 years
James78871.8 years
Joseph63875.2 years
Charles62373.4 years
George60773.9 years
Robert60569.7 years
Anna48081.1 years
Helen45879.0 years
Most common last names in Jefferson County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32873.2 years
Brown19073.1 years
Miller18476.4 years
Thompson14175.9 years
Davis13474.3 years
Johnson13074.8 years
Wilson12875.7 years
Jones12373.5 years
Moore11873.7 years
Williams11273.0 years
Businesses in Jefferson County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Macy's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AutoZone2McDonald's4
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Best Western1Nike6
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Circle K1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack2
Cricket Wireless1Rite Aid4
Dairy Queen3Sears2
Decora Cabinetry2Spencer Gifts1
Domino's Pizza3Subway4
Fashion Bug1Super 81
FedEx6T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Tim Hortons1
Goodwill1Toyota1
H&R Block5Toys"R"Us1
Hilton1True Value1
Honda1U-Haul4
JCPenney1UPS10
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Volkswagen1
Kroger2Walmart1
Lane Furniture3Wendy's3

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