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Monroe County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 14,476 (2% urban, 98% rural); it was 15,180 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,117
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,645
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,861
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,303 (it was 1,160 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 456 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Monroe County: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (26.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.2%), Manufacturing (18.0%), Retail trade (17.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Monroe County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 7,242  (50.0%)
Females: 7,234  (50.0%)
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Monroe County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Monroe County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,723 ($30,467 in 1999)

This county:

$42,723
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $419 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $565)
This county:

$419
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $98,994 (it was $61,500 in 2000)
Monroe:

$98,994
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,335 - $170,858
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $804
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $339

Institutionalized population: 147
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 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: $968 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $910 (0.9%)

Monroe County household income distribution in 2009 Monroe County home values distribution Monroe County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.8%
Monroe County:

17.8%
Ohio:

14.6%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 49.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for American Indian residents, 3.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 46.3 years old
(Males: 45.8 years old, Females: 47.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.4 years old, Black residents: 32.3 years old, American Indian residents: 61.2 years old, Asian residents: 68.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 15.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Monroe County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $618 a month.

Cities in this county include: Woodsfield, Sardis, Clarington, Beallsville, Hannibal, Lewisville, Jerusalem, Wilson, Graysville, Antioch.

Monroe 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
43716Beallsville5121.46.324.644.6974.166.101.589.03
43747Jerusalem25.60.12.850.753.89136.462.850.902.85
43752Laings11.11.11.11.1  1.100.351.78
43754Lewisville43.90.11.720.91.6796.821.450.102.10
43789Sycamore Valley13.83.83.83.8  3.801.553.18
43793Woodsfield168.60.12.281.532.1292.831.600.803.10
43915Clarington739.31.410.015.3113.41133.916.401.788.88
43931Hannibal10.80.80.80.8  0.801.631.10
43946Sardis21.70.91.31.240.5743.511.301.151.30
45734Graysville21.71.51.61.60.148.841.601.351.60

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

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Neighboring counties: Hamilton County, Indiana , Jefferson County, Colorado , Pleasants County, West Virginia , Summit County, Colorado , Noble County , Vigo County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.4%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 493
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 73 (81.2% naturalized citizens)

Monroe County:

0.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 8
  • 2000 to 2009: 14
  • 1990 to 1999: 30
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • 1970 to 1979: 5
  • Before 1970: 27
Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.5%

Monroe County marital status for males Monroe County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,975
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 72
  • 3 or 4: 83
  • 5 to 9: 63
  • 10 to 19: 55
  • 20 to 49: 64
  • 50 or more: 35
  • Mobile homes: 1,060
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Monroe County with a mortgage: 1,597 (21 second mortgage, 137 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,985

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Monroe County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,16844
Mainline Protestant2,58328
Catholic7564
None7,135-
Monroe 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
Monroe County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Monroe County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Monroe County:

11.3%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

31.0%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Monroe County:

Average size of farms: 164 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,897
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $58.38
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.46%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.16%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,366
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.59%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,163
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.41%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 12.62%
Corn for grain: 838 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 112 harvested acres
Vegetables: 24 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Monroe County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 82% 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 126.8 miles away from Monroe County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 129.4 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 186.8 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 186.4 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) earthquake occurred 153.5 miles away from Monroe County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 182.7 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 Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: January 03, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1507: January 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1507, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Ohio Tornadoes, Flooding, Severe Storms, and High Winds, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1484: August 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 1484, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

  • Philippines (68%)
  • Lithuania (11%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Ireland (10%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (1%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

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

  • German (37%)
  • American (18%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Swiss (2%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Monroe County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,900 (81.3%)
  • Carpooled: 426 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 75 (1.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 21 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 241 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (2.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 128 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 147 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,183.

4.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.81% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($20,279 average AGI)
1.76% relocated from other states ($12,869 average AGI)
Monroe County:

1.76%
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  0.99% ($36,887 average AGI)
from Wetzel County, WV  0.43% ($48,652)
from Washington County, OH  0.37% ($22,200)


4.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.91% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($19,960 average AGI)
1.35% relocated to other states ($10,899 average AGI)
Monroe County:

1.35%
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  1.24% ($30,924 average AGI)
to Washington County, OH  0.32% ($30,588)
to Franklin County, OH  0.23% ($28,750)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Monroe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Monroe County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,133 (2,647 aged, 486 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 251 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (361)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (252)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (187)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (88)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (80)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (78)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (68)
  • Congestive heart failure (61)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (55)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (52)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,218
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,014
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 7
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 20

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,476
  • In family households: 12,233 (2,428 male householders, 1,804 female householders)
    3,173 spouses, 3,946 children (3,455 natural, 313 adopted, 198 stepchildren), 152 grandchildren, 84 brothers or sisters, 88 parents, 143 other relatives, 388 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,067 (968 male householders (824 living alone)), 795 female householders (722 living alone)), 303 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 155

Size of family households: 2,270 2-persons, 920 3-persons, 655 4-persons, 278 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,543 1-person, 176 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 4 6-persons.

1,646 married couples with children.
1,151 single-parent households (703 men, 448 women).

97.1% of residents of Monroe speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 52% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $90,030,000 ($5,977 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,553,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $39,588,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,749,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $126,000
Federal grants: $25,525,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,984,000 ($1,265,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,058,000 ($464,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $143,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,911,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,392,000

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

Births: 776
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 919
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -321
Here -22 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Monroe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.13 millions of gallons per day (73% from ground, 27% from surface)

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

  • 2014 or later: 133
  • 2010 to 2013: 99
  • 2000 to 2009: 698
  • 1990 to 1999: 797
  • 1980 to 1989: 528
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,226
  • 1960 to 1969: 621
  • 1950 to 1959: 737
  • 1940 to 1949: 237
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,458
Note: State values scaled to Monroe population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 23
  • 3 rooms: 76
  • 4 rooms: 318
  • 5 rooms: 979
  • 6 rooms: 1,192
  • 7 rooms: 732
  • 8 rooms: 423
  • 9+ rooms: 757
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 79
  • 3 rooms: 134
  • 4 rooms: 322
  • 5 rooms: 314
  • 6 rooms: 293
  • 7 rooms: 87
  • 8 rooms: 131
  • 9+ rooms: 109
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 153
  • 2 bedrooms: 840
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,561
  • 4 bedrooms: 645
  • 5+ bedrooms: 293
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 264
  • 2 bedrooms: 513
  • 3 bedrooms: 472
  • 4 bedrooms: 183
  • 5+ bedrooms: 33
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • no vehicle: 182
  • 1 vehicle: 775
  • 2 vehicles: 1,924
  • 3 vehicles: 951
  • 4 vehicles: 409
  • 5+ vehicles: 306
  • no vehicle: 251
  • 1 vehicle: 434
  • 2 vehicles: 562
  • 3 vehicles: 164
  • 4 vehicles: 69
  • 5+ vehicles: 30

91% of Monroe County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Ohio.

Monroe County:

91.3%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 9,518
  • Other state: 4,823
  • Northeast: 333
  • Midwest: 141
  • South: 4,081
  • West: 237

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Monroe County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (56.1%)
  • Electricity (13.0%)
  • Wood (12.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.6%)
  • Other fuel (2.5%)
  • Utility gas (57.4%)
  • Electricity (20.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.5%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 230
Here:

16.8%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 84
Here:

13.2%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 76
Here:

20.4%
Ohio:

23.5%

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)

Monroe County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $391,000
    General Public Buildings: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $8,214,000
    Regular Highways: $2,635,000
    General - Other: $2,402,000
    Police Protection: $1,894,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,439,000
    Central Staff Services: $877,000
    Housing & Community Development: $625,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $454,000
    Financial Administration: $411,000
    General Public Buildings: $83,000
    Air Transportation: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $110,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $258,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,164,000

Monroe County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,199,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,571,000
    Interest Earnings: $315,000
    Rents: $87,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,309,000
    All Other: $2,819,000
    Public Welfare: $2,140,000
    Health & Hospitals: $984,000
    Housing & Community Development: $557,000
    General Support: $296,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,688,000
    Property: $1,700,000
    NEC: $40,000

Monroe County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $472,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,137,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,079,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $463,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $58,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $143,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $66,000

Monroe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $134,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,814,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $629,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 497
  • Number of aged recipients: 31
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 466
  • Number of recipients under 18: 35
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 356
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 106
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 166
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 224
Monroe County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Monroe County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Monroe County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11482.6 years
John10575.2 years
Charles9075.1 years
James8972.0 years
William8473.8 years
Robert6272.0 years
Harry6176.6 years
George6078.6 years
Paul4472.5 years
Edna4082.2 years
Most common last names in Monroe County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4974.4 years
Burkhart4882.4 years
Brown4079.9 years
Baker3973.0 years
Christman3779.4 years
Jones3677.5 years
Cline3376.0 years
Miller3277.5 years
Carpenter2475.6 years
Schumacher2481.2 years
Businesses in Monroe County, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul1
McDonald's1