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Morgan County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 14,892 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 14,897 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,410
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,230
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,607
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,394 (it was 1,283 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 418 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (low).

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

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Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (26.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.8%), Construction (13.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 25%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 64%
  • Unpaid family work: 6%
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Races in Morgan County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.8%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 7,414  (49.8%)
Females: 7,478  (50.2%)
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Morgan County,OH real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Morgan County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,216 ($28,868 in 1999)

This county:

$40,216
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $398 (lower quartile is $311, upper quartile is $477)
This county:

$398
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,082 (it was $66,800 in 2000)
Morgan:

$97,082
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,310 - $166,004
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,002
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $323

Institutionalized population: 188

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 80
  • Auto thefts: 22

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 58
  • Auto thefts: 20
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $307,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $326,900
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $254,900
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $277,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $326,900
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $326,900
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $326,900
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $326,900
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: $1,192 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $849 (1.0%)

Morgan County household income distribution in 2013 Morgan County home values distribution in 2013 Morgan County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.2%
Morgan County:

19.2%
Ohio:

14.6%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.1% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.0% for other race residents, 21.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.8 years old
(Males: 43.5 years old, Females: 44.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.8 years old, Black residents: 30.7 years old, Asian residents: 57.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.1 years old, Other race residents: 52.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morgan 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: McConnelsville, Malta, Stockport, Chesterhill.

Morgan 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
43728Chesterhill251.73.352.922.3369.663.351.103.35
43756Mc Connelsville2212.40.13.312.362.6880.912.701.303.90
43758Malta911.60.24.32.653.6885.53.201.135.88
43787Stockport618.30.86.323.67.05111.652.751.257.20

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

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Neighboring counties: Christian County, Illinois , Clark County , Hampshire County, West Virginia , Frederick County, Virginia , Platte County, Missouri , Scott County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Ohio:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 504
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 80 (34.1% naturalized citizens)

Morgan County:

0.5%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Morgan County population
  • 172010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 111990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 351970 to 1979
  • 46Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.0%

Morgan County marital status for males Morgan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,680
  • One, attached: 69
  • Two: 112
  • 3 or 4: 108
  • 5 to 9: 31
  • 10 to 19: 49
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • 50 or more: 78
  • Mobile homes: 1,681

Housing units in Morgan County with a mortgage: 2,214 (31 second mortgage, 226 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,352

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Morgan County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,99921
Mainline Protestant1,61021
Catholic1291
Other21
None11,314-
Morgan 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: 3
Morgan County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Morgan County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Morgan County:

11.0%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

30.3%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.9%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Morgan County:

Average size of farms: 197 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,294
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $99.80
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.95%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,433
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,806
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.99%
Corn for grain: 3030 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 514 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1202 harvested acres
Vegetables: 39 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 39 acres

Earthquake activity:

Morgan County-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 149.6 miles away from Morgan 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 150.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 141.7 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 149.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 148.3 miles away from Morgan 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 334.7 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 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 Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 15, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-266: July 15, 1969, FEMA Id: 266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 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
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Canada (24%)
  • England (16%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Hungary (10%)
  • Cambodia (8%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Belgium (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Morgan County


  • American (21%)
  • German (19%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Morgan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,760 (84.4%)
  • Carpooled: 172 (5.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 31 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 21 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 101 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 194 (5.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
180 people in nursing homes
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,892.

4.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.55% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($20,631 average AGI)
1.07% relocated from other states ($11,197 average AGI)
Morgan County:

1.07%
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 Muskingum County, OH  0.75% ($23,053 average AGI)
from Washington County, OH  0.67% ($29,735)
from Franklin County, OH  0.38% ($37,000)
from Perry County, OH  0.32% ($30,688)
from Athens County, OH  0.30% ($19,267)
from Licking County, OH  0.20% ($25,400)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.01% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($20,578 average AGI)
0.91% relocated to other states ($5,402 average AGI)
Morgan County:

0.91%
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 Muskingum County, OH  1.01% ($26,059 average AGI)
to Washington County, OH  0.71% ($25,944)
to Perry County, OH  0.51% ($24,577)
to Athens County, OH  0.36% ($25,833)
to Franklin County, OH  0.34% ($17,765)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Morgan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Morgan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Morgan County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Morgan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,750 (2,281 aged, 469 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 207 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (208)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (195)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (169)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (135)
  • Unspecified dementia (111)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (93)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (67)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (50)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (49)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (45)

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: 1,183
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 842
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: 27

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,892
  • In family households: 12,415 (2,187 male householders, 1,907 female householders)
    3,201 spouses, 3,928 children (3,594 natural, 117 adopted, 220 stepchildren), 321 grandchildren, 78 brothers or sisters, 95 parents, 153 other relatives, 538 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,281 (936 male householders (774 living alone)), 918 female householders (807 living alone)), 426 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 180

Size of family households: 2,256 2-persons, 632 3-persons, 757 4-persons, 268 5-persons, 131 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,579 1-person, 218 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 9 5-persons.

1,827 married couples with children.
921 single-parent households (319 men, 602 women).

97.2% of residents of Morgan speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English well, 40% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,985,000 ($5,220 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,167,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $34,228,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,119,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $818,000
Federal grants: $20,417,000
Federal procurement contracts: $941,000 ($387,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,462,000 ($3,514,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $262,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,487,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,528,000

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

Births: 928
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 862
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +17
Here +1 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Morgan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.25 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.5

Year house built in Morgan County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Morgan County population
  • 1192014 or later
  • 1132010 to 2013
  • 7922000 to 2009
  • 1,0811990 to 1999
  • 6501980 to 1989
  • 1,2811970 to 1979
  • 7701960 to 1969
  • 6961950 to 1959
  • 2671940 to 1949
  • 2,1291939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Morgan County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morgan County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Morgan County population
  • 191 room
  • 392 rooms
  • 983 rooms
  • 3244 rooms
  • 9215 rooms
  • 1,0636 rooms
  • 7997 rooms
  • 6388 rooms
  • 6249+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgan County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Morgan County population
  • 101 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 2113 rooms
  • 2524 rooms
  • 3685 rooms
  • 2146 rooms
  • 1107 rooms
  • 1578 rooms
  • 659+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morgan County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morgan County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Morgan County population
  • 18no bedroom
  • 1351 bedroom
  • 1,0102 bedrooms
  • 2,3893 bedrooms
  • 7144 bedrooms
  • 2545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgan County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Morgan County population
  • 10no bedroom
  • 3231 bedroom
  • 4192 bedrooms
  • 4823 bedrooms
  • 1444 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Morgan County population
  • 197no vehicle
  • 9331 vehicle
  • 2,0322 vehicles
  • 8833 vehicles
  • 3794 vehicles
  • 1165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Morgan County population
  • 190no vehicle
  • 6071 vehicle
  • 5372 vehicles
  • 513 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

90.9% of Morgan 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, 83% lived in Ohio.

Morgan County:

90.9%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 12,781
  • Other state: 1,898
  • Northeast: 291
  • Midwest: 233
  • South: 1,228
  • West: 138
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morgan County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.7%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 19.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.5%Wood
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 42.2%Electricity
  • 38.7%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 78
Here:

5.4%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 72
Here:

10.5%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 45
Here:

12.5%
Ohio:

23.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Morgan County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $275,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,846,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,739,000
    Health - Other: $1,210,000
    General - Other: $872,000
    Police Protection: $870,000
    Financial Administration: $554,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $539,000
    Housing and Community Development: $463,000
    General Public Buildings: $441,000
    Central Staff Services: $426,000
    Local Fire Protection: $404,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $281,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $89,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Public Welfare - Other: $239,000
    Health - Other: $156,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,137,000

Morgan County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $827,000
    Regular Highways: $84,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,006,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $139,000
    Interest Earnings: $88,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,914,000
    Public Welfare: $2,908,000
    All Other: $2,796,000
    Housing and Community Development: $463,000
    General Local Government Support: $370,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,740,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,050,000
    Other License: $90,000

Morgan County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,219,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,061,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $890,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $158,000

Morgan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,217,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,110,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 507
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 480
  • Number of recipients under 18: 64
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 365
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 78
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 155
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 263
Morgan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Morgan County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Morgan County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13780.8 years
William11276.0 years
John10973.1 years
James10571.1 years
Charles10075.6 years
Robert9569.8 years
George5577.6 years
Ruth4681.7 years
Dorothy4476.7 years
Harry4379.5 years
Most common last names in Morgan County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8577.9 years
Mayle6170.9 years
Davis4577.5 years
Roberts4376.6 years
Wilson4081.2 years
Parsons37128.4 years
Williams3380.1 years
White3178.6 years
Scott3080.3 years
Miller2776.3 years
Businesses in Morgan County, OH
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Lane Furniture1
Domino's Pizza1McDonald's1
H&R Block1True Value1
Kroger1U-Haul1