Lucas County, Ohio (OH)

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County population in 2012: 437,998 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 455,054 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 80,362
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 33,189
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 119,487
Renter-occupied apartments: 66,716 (it was 63,360 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

32%

Land area: 340 sq. mi.

Water area: 255.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 1292 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lucas County: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (32.8%), Educational, health and social services (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lucas County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (71.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (18.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.5%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 213,966  (49.5%)
Females: 227,849  (50.5%)
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Lucas County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lucas County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,245 ($38,004 in 1999)

This county:

$40245
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $521 (lower quartile is $404, upper quartile is $661)
This county:

$521
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,700 (it was $88,500 in 2000)
Lucas:

$99,700
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,400 - $159,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $128,593
Here:

$128,593
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $120,065
Here:

$120,065
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $82,521
Here:

$82,521
State:

$104,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $135,432
Here:

$135,432
State:

$110,889

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $81,512
Here:

$81,512
State:

$159,965

Mobile homes: $19,176
Here:

$19,176
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,171
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $402

Institutionalized population: 5,044

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

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Health of residents in Lucas County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
68.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
49.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
77.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
68.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is more than average.
19.0% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 511 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 346 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2009: 238 buildings, average cost: $149,400

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,120 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,611 (1.9%)

Lucas County household income distribution in 2009 Lucas County home values distribution Lucas County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.6%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.1% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.4% for American Indian residents, 20.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.3% for other race residents, 48.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.6%
Lucas County:

21.6%
Ohio:

16.0%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.1% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.8% for American Indian residents, 20.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.5% for other race residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 21 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Area name: Toledo, OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lucas County is $473 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $585 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $755 a month.

Cities in this county include: Toledo, Oregon, Sylvania, Maumee, Waterville, Ottawa Hills, Whitehouse, Curtice, Holland, Neapolis.

Lucas 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
43434Harbor View12.82.82.82.8  2.801.452.75
43504Berkey716.60.77.674.796.5585.375.401.6012.05
43528Holland9816.30.12.361.512.76116.751.400.802.70
43537Maumee347125.50.15.472.6810.09184.363.601.306.30
43542Monclova319.50.12.130.982.37110.971.700.403.23
43547Neapolis20.80.60.70.690.1420.20.700.800.70
43560Sylvania35443.102.511.583.42136.121.601.003.05
43566Waterville11435.205.122.655.79113.033.601.106.40
43571Whitehouse194.40.10.970.630.98101.140.800.201.40
43601Toledo111.211.211.211.2  11.202.9510.80
43602Toledo22.10.61.351.121.0678.571.350.401.35
43603Toledo15.35.35.35.3  5.301.484.13
43604Toledo63.40.11.080.621.2110.830.900.151.00
43605Toledo4719.803.492.233.62103.852.500.904.78
43606Toledo14017.802.491.592.55102.161.701.003.00
43607Toledo3317.70.33.672.144.61125.832.100.933.50
43608Toledo176.50.13.252.481.7453.473.501.784.38
43609Toledo3626.20.32.971.694.77160.931.700.902.80
43610Toledo10.20.20.20.2  0.200.730.85
43611Toledo7424.40.14.952.944.8197.173.351.607.00
43612Toledo10815.50.32.511.782.3995.431.750.903.20
43613Toledo12013.601.631.11.74106.331.150.602.10
43614Toledo271103.905.692.8410.04176.323.201.705.83
43615Toledo19516.40.12.131.372.1399.891.500.802.70
43616Oregon6825.90.14.242.844.26100.613.001.805.40
43617Toledo7726.10.121.343150.521.501.002.20
43618Oregon1310.80.96.254.863.5556.797.202.138.70
43620Toledo59.40.43.842.133.98103.721.600.585.43
43623Toledo10450.802.271.45.01220.951.300.902.20
43624Toledo1041.42.422.320.7531.162.351.752.75
43652Toledo13.13.13.13.1  3.102.052.65
43657Toledo10.40.40.40.4  0.401.380.63
43697Toledo215.82.59.156.289.4102.789.152.109.15
43699Toledo710.10.290.20.32113.280.200.100.23

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

2005 air pollution in Lucas County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.115 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.087 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 24 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 68 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 45 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.006 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.023 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lucas County: Larc Camp (A), Valley Wood Golf Club (B), R A Stranahan Senior Arboretum (C), Isaac R Ludwig Historical Mill (D), MacQueen Orchards (E), Maumee River Wastewater Treatment Plant (F), Glengary Country Club (G), Lucas County Farm (H), Brandywine Country Club (I), Spuyten Duyval Country Club (J), Allen Junction (K), Camp Miakonda (L), Anchor Point Marina (M), Scottish Links Golf Course (N), Creque's Greenhouse (O), Lucas County Emergency Medical Services Lifesquad 10 (P), Medcorp Emergency Medical Services (Q), Toledo Air Guard Fire Department (R), Springfield Township Office (S), Richfield Township Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Merchants Landing Mall Shopping Center (1), Spring Meadows Place Shopping Center (2), Springvalley Shops Shopping Center (3), Beverly Hills Plaza Shopping Center (4), Westchester Mall Shopping Center (5), Starlite Plaza Shopping Center (6), Oak Tree Shopping Center (7), Somerset Plaza Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lucas County include: Farley Church (A), Irwin Church (B), Love Church (C), Mount Pleasant Church (D), Roberts Chapel (E), Saint Lukes Church (F), Antioch Baptist Church (G), Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (H), Wilkins United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Swan Creek Cemetery (1), Springfield Cemetery (2), Wolfinger Cemetery (3), Oak Wood Cemetery (4), Bird Family Cemetery (5), East Swanton Cemetery (6), Franklin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Sawyer (A), Albon Lake (B), Goose Pond (C), Wolf Creek Pond (D), Long Pond (E), Evergreen Lake (F), Lacourse Pond (G), Cedar Creek Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ai Creek (A), Gale Run (B), Blue Creek (C), Mosquito Creek (D), Cairl Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lucas County include: Mallard Club Marsh State Wildlife Area (1), Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge (2), Missionary Island State Wildlife Area (3), Wildwood Preserve Metropark (4), Nona Frances Centennial Park (5), Providence Historic District (6), Shoreland Park (7), Secor Metropark (8), Oak Openings Preserve Metropark (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Lamb Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Fulton County , Henry County , Lenawee County, Michigan , Monroe County, Michigan , Ottawa County , Wood County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 31,806
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 14,482 (53% naturalized citizens)

Lucas County:

3.2%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 3,660
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,211
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,335
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,376
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,200
  • 1970 to 1974: 982
  • 1970 to 1974: 850
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,868

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.5%

Lucas County marital status for males Lucas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Lucas County with a mortgage: 74,201 (7,890 second mortgage, 13,566 home equity loan, 460 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 34,138

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lucas County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic92,28335
Evangelical Protestant40,272145
Mainline Protestant39,991115
Black Protestant15,13444
Other7,57829
Orthodox2,6804
None243,877-
Lucas 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: 74
Lucas County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 98
This county:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Lucas County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 334
This county:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lucas County:

10.6%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Lucas County:

30.0%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.6%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Lucas County:

Average size of farms: 192 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $102,350
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $543.77
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.95%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.05%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $92,578
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 91.04%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,135
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.68%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.21
Corn for grain: 26020 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6211 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 34430 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,824 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 252 acres

Tornado activity:

Lucas County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 4215323.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 18 fatalities and 239 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 18 people and injured 236 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lucas 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 166.6 miles away from Lucas County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 126.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.6 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 238.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 316.5 miles away from Lucas County center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.1 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 Lucas County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 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 (%):

  • Mexico (10%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • India (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Lebanon (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)

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

  • German (24%)
  • Polish (10%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Lucas County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 175,341 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 19,120 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,429 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 20 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 59 (0%)
  • Railroad: 12 (0%)
  • Taxi: 293 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 104 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 356 (0%)
  • Walked: 3,895 (2%)
  • Other means: 958 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 3,998 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 3,663 people in nursing homes
  • 2,505 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 773 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 523 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 357 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 334 people in religious group quarters
  • 189 people in other group homes
  • 112 people in halfway houses
  • 98 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 69 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 63 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 40 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 37 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 32 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 30 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 22 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 5 people in military barracks, etc.

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

  • 3,690 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,275 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,172 people in state prisons
  • 981 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 551 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 383 people in federal detention centers
  • 314 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 95 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 88 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 69 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 47 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 35 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,942.

3.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($127 average AGI)
Lucas County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

1.84% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($15,738 average AGI)
1.84% relocated from other states ($18,262 average AGI)
Lucas County:

1.84%
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 Wood County, OH  0.72% ($34,017 average AGI)
from Monroe County, MI  0.32% ($31,044)
from Fulton County, OH  0.16% ($29,797)
from Franklin County, OH  0.12% ($25,185)
from Wayne County, MI  0.10% ($27,264)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.09% ($27,959)
from Ottawa County, OH  0.08% ($32,932)


4.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Lucas County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%

2.11% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($15,776 average AGI)
2.53% relocated to other states ($22,771 average AGI)
Lucas County:

2.53%
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 Wood County, OH  0.81% ($37,905 average AGI)
to Monroe County, MI  0.35% ($39,677)
to Franklin County, OH  0.28% ($29,620)
to Fulton County, OH  0.18% ($31,697)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.13% ($31,296)
to Ottawa County, OH  0.10% ($34,994)
to Wayne County, MI  0.09% ($34,818)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Lucas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Lucas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lucas County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 66,964 (55,786 aged, 11,178 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.78
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 22006.87
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 550.780
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 76426.88

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1404.420
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 949.290
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.81

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49.72
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 94.37

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.27
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 51.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 29.1
  • Other - 22.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 119.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.2
  • Poisoning - 32.5
  • Suffocation - 28.2
  • Other - 9.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 431,100

Size of family households: 48,025 2-persons, 26,655 3-persons, 20,875 4-persons, 9,756 5-persons, 3,767 6-persons, 1,938 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 56,619 1-person, 10,381 2-persons, 1,544 3-persons, 474 4-persons, 159 5-persons, 50 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

69,952 married couples with children.
37,709 single-parent households (6,722 men, 30,987 women).

93.2% of residents of Lucas County speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,714,462,000 ($6024 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $108,202,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $999,753,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $702,553,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $17,188,000
Federal grants: $746,223,000
Federal procurement contracts: $92,682,000 ($59,558,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $156,062,000 ($30,129,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $77,155,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $117,290,000
Federal Government insurance: $260,265,000

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

Births: 33,786
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 23,801
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,815
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -19,062
Here -43 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lucas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 89.73 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 741
  • 2000 to 2004: 13,128
  • 1990 to 1999: 14,220
  • 1980 to 1989: 16,779
  • 1970 to 1979: 26,890
  • 1960 to 1969: 23,264
  • 1950 to 1959: 34,587
  • 1940 to 1949: 14,928
  • 1939 or earlier: 57,060
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lucas County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 57
  • 2 rooms: 430
  • 3 rooms: 1,623
  • 4 rooms: 7,115
  • 5 rooms: 22,098
  • 6 rooms: 32,419
  • 7 rooms: 25,077
  • 8 rooms: 16,361
  • 9+ rooms: 14,307
  • 1 room: 1,624
  • 2 rooms: 4,369
  • 3 rooms: 11,866
  • 4 rooms: 16,201
  • 5 rooms: 14,331
  • 6 rooms: 8,321
  • 7 rooms: 4,106
  • 8 rooms: 1,557
  • 9+ rooms: 985
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lucas County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 163
  • 1 bedroom: 1,938
  • 2 bedrooms: 24,013
  • 3 bedrooms: 66,202
  • 4 bedrooms: 23,194
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,977
  • no bedroom: 2,265
  • 1 bedroom: 19,005
  • 2 bedrooms: 27,051
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,272
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,212
  • 5+ bedrooms: 555
Cars and other vehicles available in Lucas County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,427
  • 1 vehicle: 37,702
  • 2 vehicles: 53,378
  • 3 vehicles: 17,202
  • 4 vehicles: 4,308
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,470
  • no vehicle: 12,251
  • 1 vehicle: 33,348
  • 2 vehicles: 14,727
  • 3 vehicles: 2,253
  • 4 vehicles: 389
  • 5+ vehicles: 392

57% of Lucas County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Ohio.

Lucas County:

57.2%
State average:

58.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,900


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 Lucas County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (91.2%)
  • Electricity (3.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (63.5%)
  • Electricity (32.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11,532
Here:

20.5%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,326
Here:

17.0%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,580
Here:

14.0%
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)

Lucas County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,313,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $12,531,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,999,000
    Sewerage: $2,809,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $130,854,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $75,767,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,634,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,375,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $35,999,000
    General - Other: $29,366,000
    Financial Administration: $20,867,000
    Regular Highways: $17,602,000
    Police Protection: $12,273,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,359,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,665,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,010,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,595,000
    Sewerage: $3,957,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,404,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,689,000
    Water Utilities: $896,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $462,000
    Parking Facilities: $191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,010,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks and Recreation: $5,557,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $2,036,000
    General - Other: $518,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $4,240,000
    Health - Other: $1,690,000
    Financial Administration: $614,000
    Central Staff Services: $574,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $559,000
    Corrections - Other: $500,000
    Regular Highways: $495,000
    General - Other: $383,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $365,000
    Solid Waste Management: $295,000
    Correctional Institutions: $115,000
    General Public Building: $13,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $195,012,000

Lucas County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $32,223,000
    Sewerage: $7,514,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,474,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,978,000
    Parking Facilities: $310,000
    Regular Highways: $198,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,740,000
    All Other: $264,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $36,883,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $24,666,000
    Special Assessments: $2,160,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $529,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,595,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $70,064,000
    Health and Hospitals: $46,580,000
    All Other: $24,927,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,254,000
    Highways: $15,464,000
  • Tax - Property: $105,791,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $70,827,000
    Other License: $6,774,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,759,000

Lucas County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $646,485,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $504,380,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $168,910,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,731,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,648,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $26,805,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,508,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,425,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $8,430,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $6,105,000

Lucas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,646,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $129,720,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $652,981,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lucas 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 127 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 ORIGINATED1,516$105,3281,251$129,7255,501$143,787369$25,44221$1,483,762331$84,74942$54,643
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED87$87,690115$100,035606$137,609100$18,8000$026$95,11530$33,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED230$92,152237$80,3762,697$124,740777$19,3863$2,353,333214$66,04258$30,879
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN179$101,927164$126,2201,281$129,81360$61,1501$800,00082$74,0124$83,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS31$109,45229$157,931381$148,87920$28,5000$017$108,0001$49,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 91 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED230$142,443193$155,5545$127,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED69$162,39196$153,2084$108,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED39$126,07760$139,7831$128,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$116,36822$159,8641$203,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$148,0004$158,5001$42,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Lucas County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4,02979.1 years
John3,94974.5 years
William2,95974.0 years
Robert2,89970.5 years
James2,59670.2 years
Helen2,48180.3 years
Charles2,02473.7 years
Joseph1,86874.9 years
George1,80675.5 years
Frank1,58576.5 years
Most common last names in Lucas County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,44174.1 years
Miller1,06375.5 years
Johnson84073.8 years
Brown79274.2 years
Williams74975.3 years
Jones71672.5 years
Davis54474.0 years
Taylor42573.8 years
Wilson38974.9 years
Thomas35873.0 years
Businesses in Lucas County, OH
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5KFC9
ALDI4Kincaid2
ALDO1Kmart4
AT&T7Knights Inn1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kohl's2
Ace Hardware1Kroger15
Advance Auto Parts4La-Z-Boy2
Aeropostale2Lane Bryant2
American Eagle Outfitters3Lane Furniture6
Ann Taylor1LensCrafters3
Applebee's5Little Caesars Pizza11
Arby's10Long John Silver's4
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's3
Audi1Macy's1
AutoZone12Marriott3
Avenue1MasterBrand Cabinets38
BMW1Mazda1
Bakers1McDonald's22
Bally Total Fitness1Meijer4
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse4
Barnes & Noble2Menards3
Baskin-Robbins2Motel 61
Bath & Body Works3Motherhood Maternity3
Baymont Inn1New Balance3
Bed Bath & Beyond2New York & Co1
Ben & Jerry's1Nike21
Blockbuster4Nissan1
Brookstone1Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax3
Buffalo Wild Wings3Old Navy2
Burger King15Olive Garden2
Cache1Outback2
Caribou Coffee2Outback Steakhouse2
Carson Pirie Scott1Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panera Bread5
Catherines2Papa John's Pizza5
Charlotte Russe2Payless6
Chevrolet3Penske6
Chick-Fil-A1PetSmart1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports2
Chipotle4Pizza Hut6
Chuck E. Cheese's2Popeyes1
Church's Chicken5Pottery Barn1
Circle K10Quality2
Clarks1Quiznos4
Cold Stone Creamery4RadioShack8
Coldwater Creek1Ramada1
Comfort Inn4Red Lobster2
Costco1Red Robin2
Cracker Barrel1Red Roof Inn3
Curves6Rite Aid26
DHL1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen4Rue211
Days Inn2SAS Shoes1
Deb1SONIC Drive-In2
Decora Cabinetry11Sam's Club1
Discount Tire1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts1Sephora1
Econo Lodge1Shoe Carnival2
Eddie Bauer1Sleep Inn1
Express2Spencer Gifts1
Extended Stay America1Sprint Nextel8
Fashion Bug2Starbucks7
FedEx40Steak 'n Shake2
Finish Line1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Subaru1
Foot Locker1Subway40
Ford5Super 81
Forever 212T-Mobile18
GNC11T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop8T.J.Maxx2
Gap2Taco Bell14
Gymboree1Talbots1
H&M1Target3
H&R Block17The Athlete's Foot1
Haagen-Dazs1Tim Hortons8
Hawthorn1Torrid1
Hilton3Toyota2
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us4
Holiday Inn4U-Haul14
Hollister Co.1UPS81
Home Depot3Value City Furniture1
HomeTown Buffet1Vans3
Honda2Verizon Wireless8
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret2
IHOP3Waffle House3
J.Crew1Walgreens6
JCPenney2Walmart4
Jimmy John's1Wendy's16
JoS. A. Bank1Wet Seal2
Jones New York6White Castle1
Journeys2Wingate1
Justice2YMCA10

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