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Meigs County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 23,400 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 23,072 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,723
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,639
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,336
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,195 (it was 1,898 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 429 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Meigs County: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (39.5%), Manufacturing (23.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Meigs County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 11,500  (49.1%)
Females: 11,900  (50.9%)
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Meigs County,OH real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Meigs County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,938 ($27,287 in 1999)

This county:

$40,938
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $447 (lower quartile is $361, upper quartile is $534)
This county:

$447
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,665 (it was $55,100 in 2000)
Meigs:

$91,665
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,459 - $163,631
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $933
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $355

Institutionalized population: 195

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 130
  • Thefts: 136
  • Auto thefts: 21

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 107
  • Thefts: 153
  • Auto thefts: 28
Meigs County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $181,700
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,078 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $754 (0.9%)

Meigs County household income distribution in 2013 Meigs County home values distribution in 2013 Meigs County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.6%
Meigs County:

21.6%
Ohio:

14.6%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.6% for Black residents, 78.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.1% for other race residents, 39.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.8 years old
(Males: 42.1 years old, Females: 43.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 55.6 years old, American Indian residents: 40.6 years old, Asian residents: 19.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.6 years old, Other race residents: 15.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Meigs County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $689 a month.

Cities in this county include: Middleport, Pomeroy, Syracuse, Racine, Tuppers Plains, Rutland.

Meigs 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
45720Chester13.83.83.83.8  3.802.603.25
45741Langsville13.23.23.23.2  3.205.003.50
45743Long Bottom11111  1.000.482.00
45760Middleport940.51.831.41.3875.381.100.702.83
45769Pomeroy244.20.11.450.971.1478.621.200.502.50
45770Portland210.90.950.950.077.440.950.700.95
45771Racine114.80.72.261.961.2354.222.001.002.98
45772Reedsville22.80.11.450.531.91131.671.450.551.45
45775Rutland43.21.11.881.730.9248.951.601.101.70
45776Shade66.40.22.020.962.48122.730.850.252.35
45779Syracuse31.10.30.630.550.4265.740.500.400.65

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

2012 air pollution in Meigs County:

Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 688
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 70 (37.2% naturalized citizens)

Meigs County:

0.3%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Meigs County population
  • 62010 or later
  • 202000 to 2009
  • 261990 to 1999
  • 51980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.3%

Meigs County marital status for males Meigs County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,499
  • One, attached: 57
  • Two: 206
  • 3 or 4: 120
  • 5 to 9: 71
  • 10 to 19: 80
  • 20 to 49: 118
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 2,797

Housing units in Meigs County with a mortgage: 3,224 (132 second mortgage, 359 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,954

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Meigs County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,90941
Mainline Protestant2,11531
Catholic2831
Other1182
None17,345-
Meigs County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Meigs County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Meigs County:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Meigs County:

9.7%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Meigs County:

29.7%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Meigs County:

Average size of farms: 164 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $34,661
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $596.88
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.74%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,836
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.81%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,497
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.11%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.03%
Corn for grain: 2438 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 399 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2342 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,709 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 78 acres

Earthquake activity:

Meigs 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 120.2 miles away from Meigs 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 188.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 181.5 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 119.4 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 319.9 miles away from Meigs County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 162.0 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 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: August 27, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1556: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1556, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to March 18, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1453: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 1453, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Ohio Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 18, 2000 to March 02, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1321: March 07, 2000, FEMA Id: 1321, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 24, 1998 to July 05, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1227: June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: 1227, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Vietnam (31%)
  • Mexico (19%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Greece (9%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (7%)
  • Spain (7%)
  • Jordan (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Meigs County


  • German (24%)
  • American (23%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Meigs County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,525 (77.9%)
  • Carpooled: 388 (8.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 28 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 156 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 408 (9.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 174 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 29 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 185 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,604.

4.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.42% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($15,963 average AGI)
1.68% relocated from other states ($12,682 average AGI)
Meigs County:

1.68%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Athens County, OH  0.81% ($28,156 average AGI)
from Gallia County, OH  0.42% ($25,545)
from Mason County, WV  0.41% ($31,219)
from Franklin County, OH  0.24% ($15,632)
from Washington County, OH  0.18% ($32,500)
from Wood County, WV  0.18% ($27,500)


4.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.73% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($17,285 average AGI)
1.65% relocated to other states ($11,458 average AGI)
Meigs County:

1.65%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Athens County, OH  0.87% ($24,362 average AGI)
to Gallia County, OH  0.59% ($34,404)
to Mason County, WV  0.35% ($24,786)
to Washington County, OH  0.24% ($18,316)
to Franklin County, OH  0.23% ($43,833)
to Wood County, WV  0.18% ($20,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Meigs County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Meigs County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Meigs County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Meigs County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Meigs County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Meigs County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Meigs County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Meigs County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Meigs County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,240 (3,353 aged, 887 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 364 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (456)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (360)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (340)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (200)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (110)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (105)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (86)
  • Unspecified dementia (73)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (71)
  • Congestive heart failure (70)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,197
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,111
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 39

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 167.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,400
  • In family households: 19,571 (3,170 male householders, 3,129 female householders)
    4,659 spouses, 6,038 children (5,363 natural, 276 adopted, 416 stepchildren), 944 grandchildren, 176 brothers or sisters, 295 parents, 390 other relatives, 806 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,571 (1,633 male householders (1,278 living alone)), 1,314 female householders (1,186 living alone)), 628 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 232

Size of family households: 3,100 2-persons, 1,401 3-persons, 986 4-persons, 580 5-persons, 143 6-persons, 90 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,459 1-person, 403 2-persons, 40 3-persons, 39 4-persons.

2,797 married couples with children.
1,524 single-parent households (662 men, 862 women).

99.2% of residents of Meigs speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% speak English very well, 53% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $141,760,000 ($6,088 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,527,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $60,338,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,871,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $318,000
Federal grants: $43,242,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,148,000 ($3,071,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,842,000 ($506,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $276,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,256,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,991,000

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

Births: 1,466
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,373
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +24
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +72
Here +3 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Meigs County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.82 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.5

Year house built in Meigs County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Meigs County population
  • 762014 or later
  • 292010 to 2013
  • 1,6032000 to 2009
  • 1,8041990 to 1999
  • 1,3761980 to 1989
  • 1,6261970 to 1979
  • 8061960 to 1969
  • 6911950 to 1959
  • 5041940 to 1949
  • 2,4661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Meigs County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Meigs County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Meigs County population
  • 151 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 1473 rooms
  • 6754 rooms
  • 1,5565 rooms
  • 1,6096 rooms
  • 1,2997 rooms
  • 7188 rooms
  • 1,0479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Meigs County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Meigs County population
  • 471 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 1973 rooms
  • 3394 rooms
  • 7025 rooms
  • 4276 rooms
  • 1647 rooms
  • 1148 rooms
  • 829+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Meigs County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Meigs County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Meigs County population
  • 16no bedroom
  • 1581 bedroom
  • 1,3882 bedrooms
  • 4,1093 bedrooms
  • 1,1674 bedrooms
  • 2575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Meigs County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Meigs County population
  • 82no bedroom
  • 2251 bedroom
  • 8062 bedrooms
  • 8283 bedrooms
  • 1004 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Meigs County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Meigs County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Meigs County population
  • 221no vehicle
  • 1,6891 vehicle
  • 2,8132 vehicles
  • 1,5073 vehicles
  • 6614 vehicles
  • 2415+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Meigs County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Meigs County population
  • 364no vehicle
  • 9061 vehicle
  • 5522 vehicles
  • 2353 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles

88.1% of Meigs County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Ohio.

Meigs County:

88.1%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 15,740
  • Other state: 7,454
  • Northeast: 335
  • Midwest: 551
  • South: 6,172
  • West: 358
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Meigs County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 44.3%Electricity
  • 25.9%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.9%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.3%Electricity
  • 33.4%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 247
Here:

11.3%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 94
Here:

7.7%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 85
Here:

12.9%
Ohio:

23.5%

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Meigs County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $10,487,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,508,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $1,177,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $846,000
    Financial Administration: $800,000
    General - Other: $647,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $575,000
    Police Protection: $509,000
    Central Staff Services: $424,000
    Fire Protection: $379,000
    General Public Buildings: $345,000
    Corrections - Other: $295,000
    Health Services - Other: $295,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $148,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $696,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $17,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,213,000

Meigs County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,197,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,317,000
    Interest Earnings: $896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,979,000
    Highways: $2,501,000
    General Support: $1,787,000
    All Other: $1,287,000
    Health & Hospitals: $357,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,347,000
    Total General Sales: $1,158,000
    NEC: $3,000

Meigs County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $9,455,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $773,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $106,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $750,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,420,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $35,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $129,000

Meigs County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,811,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $9,458,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,121
  • Number of aged recipients: 41
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,080
  • Number of recipients under 18: 117
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 845
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 159
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 291
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 555
Meigs County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Most common first names in Meigs County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles16072.5 years
William14872.1 years
James13371.4 years
Mary13378.3 years
John12173.7 years
Robert11270.2 years
George9176.5 years
Harry6073.9 years
Harold5970.5 years
Paul5570.1 years
Most common last names in Meigs County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10076.2 years
Roush7978.1 years
Johnson5375.1 years
Russell4977.9 years
Hysell4876.2 years
Davis4480.1 years
Wolfe4276.7 years
Miller4276.9 years
Young3975.6 years
Clark3877.1 years
Businesses in Meigs County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Goodwill1True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

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