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Morrow County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2015: 35,112 (11% urban, 89% rural); it was 31,628 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,010
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,221
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,451
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,624 (it was 2,048 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

32%

Land area: 406 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 86 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Morrow County: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.7%), Retail trade (16.5%), Educational, health and social services (13.5%), Manufacturing (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 7%
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Races in Morrow County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.4%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 17,603  (50.1%)
Females: 17,509  (49.9%)
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Morrow County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Morrow County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,048 ($40,882 in 1999)

This county:

$55,048
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $539 (lower quartile is $431, upper quartile is $658)
This county:

$539
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $135,360 (it was $97,100 in 2000)
Morrow:

$135,360
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,943 - $188,993
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,163
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $442

Institutionalized population: 317
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 171 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2006: 169 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2007: 136 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $197,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,773 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,527 (1.2%)

Morrow County household income distribution in 2009 Morrow County home values distribution Morrow County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.9%
Morrow County:

10.9%
Ohio:

14.6%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Black residents, 2.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.0% for American Indian residents, 6.1% for other race residents, 5.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.3 years old
(Males: 40.6 years old, Females: 41.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.9 years old, Black residents: 30.7 years old, American Indian residents: 5.5 years old, Asian residents: 48.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 years old, Other race residents: 41.4 years old)

Area name: Columbus, OH HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morrow County is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $823 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mount Gilead, Cardington, Candlewood Lake, Iberia, Edison, Marengo, Fulton, Chesterville, Sparta.

Morrow County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
43315Cardington10577.20.16.923.6312.11174.814.001.736.85
43317Chesterville814.81.49.47.355.2956.3211.252.8012.60
43320Edison3232.40.76.473.817.65118.393.501.406.20
43321Fulton614.60.25.952.345.6394.615.400.208.05
43325Iberia36.44.95.45.360.8716.044.904.135.28
43334Marengo9362.20.17.783.7712.62162.293.402.006.33
43338Mount Gilead17453.105.743.247.36128.253.851.756.45
43349Shauck612.90.74.933.114.9399.952.501.256.05
43350Sparta410.75.16.586.232.7541.885.255.105.40

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Morrow County: Gooding Corners (A), Bell Corners (B), Mar-O-Dell Golf Course (C), Kings Mill Golf Course (D), Lawrence Orchards (E), Marion Country Club (F), Camp Owens (G), Devries Dairy (H), Sims Farms (I), Ralph Brothers Farms (J), Loudenslager Acres (K), Ackley Farms (L), Marion Township Fire Department Station 2 (M), New Vision Fire and Rescue (N), Marion County Childrens Home (O), Pleasant Township Fire Department (P), Richland Township Hall (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Southland Mall Shopping Center (1), Marion Plaza Shopping Center (2), Forum Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morrow County include: Clyde Church (A), Evangelical Church (B), Mount Olive Church (C), Saint Johns Church (D), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Salem Church of God (F), Salem Evangelical Church (G), Likens Church (H), Shiloh Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Pauls Cemetery (1), Agosta Cemetery (2), Augenstein Cemetery (3), Sayler Cemetery (4), Berringer Cemetery (5), Bonner Cemetery (6), Bretz Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Big Island Wildlife Area Reservoir (A), Fremont Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Maple Run (A), Little Scioto River (B), Norton Run (C), Grave Creek (D), Glade Run (E), Enoch Creek (F), Dudley Run (G), Davids Run (H), Brown Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Morrow County include: Big Island Wildlife Area (1), Garfield Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Hudson County, New Jersey , Ford County, Illinois , Fulton County, Illinois , Montgomery County, Pennsylvania , Johnson County, Nebraska , Richland County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 871
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: 14.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 184 (60.6% naturalized citizens)

Morrow County:

0.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 51
  • 2000 to 2009: 19
  • 1990 to 1999: 28
  • 1980 to 1989: 19
  • 1970 to 1979: 7
  • Before 1970: 85
Note: State values scaled to Morrow County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 33.0%

Morrow County marital status for males Morrow County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,120
  • One, attached: 140
  • Two: 137
  • 3 or 4: 396
  • 5 to 9: 167
  • 10 to 19: 72
  • 20 or more: 120
  • Mobile homes: 1,934
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Housing units in Morrow County with a mortgage: 6,344 (121 second mortgage, 723 home equity loan, 54 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,905

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Morrow County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,30135
Mainline Protestant3,59826
Catholic4251
Other7-
None26,496-
Morrow 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: 6
Morrow County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Morrow County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Morrow County:

9.3%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Morrow County:

29.8%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.2%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Morrow County:

Average size of farms: 207 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $41,421
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $175.87
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.69%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $44,283
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.23%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,184
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.12
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 21.26%
Corn for grain: 39154 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12033 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 69424 harvested acres
Vegetables: 180 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 38 acres

Tornado activity:

Morrow County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 3667579.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/6/1971, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morrow County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% 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 142.3 miles away from Morrow County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 113.5 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 171.9 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 82.2 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 306.8 miles away from Morrow County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 174.7 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 Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1805: October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Ohio Snow, Incident Period: March 07, 2008 to March 09, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3286: April 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 3286, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • 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 Snow, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to December 24, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3198: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3198, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • 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 Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 28, 1990 to July 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-870: June 06, 1990, FEMA Id: 870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 01, 1987 to July 10, 1987, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-796: July 17, 1987, FEMA Id: 796, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, TORNADOES, Incident Period: June 30, 1981, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-642: June 30, 1981, FEMA Id: 642, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Morrow County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

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

  • Germany (23%)
  • Switzerland (17%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • Philippines (14%)
  • India (13%)
  • Dominican Republic (7%)
  • Mexico (2%)

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

  • German (24%)
  • American (23%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Hungarian (1%)

Morrow County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,733 (79.6%)
  • Carpooled: 552 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 76 (1.1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 82 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 179 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 637 (8.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 192 people in nursing homes
  • 136 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other group homes

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

  • 215 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 77 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,396.

6.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.07% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($29,103 average AGI)
1.02% relocated from other states ($5,643 average AGI)
Morrow County:

1.02%
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 Franklin County, OH  1.13% ($38,232 average AGI)
from Delaware County, OH  0.92% ($39,461)
from Marion County, OH  0.69% ($29,184)
from Richland County, OH  0.57% ($36,648)
from Crawford County, OH  0.45% ($25,737)
from Knox County, OH  0.39% ($31,449)
from Union County, OH  0.13% ($36,875)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,802 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.28% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($25,205 average AGI)
1.30% relocated to other states ($7,598 average AGI)
Morrow County:

1.30%
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 Franklin County, OH  0.97% ($30,730 average AGI)
to Marion County, OH  0.83% ($29,162)
to Delaware County, OH  0.82% ($36,883)
to Richland County, OH  0.63% ($35,650)
to Knox County, OH  0.46% ($31,190)
to Crawford County, OH  0.44% ($22,236)
to Licking County, OH  0.13% ($32,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Morrow County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Morrow County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Morrow County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morrow County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morrow County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,784 (3,901 aged, 883 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 790 (9%)

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 Morrow County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (401)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (362)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (327)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (198)
  • Unspecified dementia (121)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (120)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (115)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (100)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (77)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (76)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,621
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 155
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,948

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,288
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 880
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 47

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 35,112
  • In family households: 30,630 (5,257 male householders, 4,063 female householders)
    7,388 spouses, 10,340 children (9,217 natural, 259 adopted, 883 stepchildren), 1,196 grandchildren, 324 brothers or sisters, 509 parents, 641 other relatives, 904 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,037 (1,538 male householders (1,194 living alone)), 1,861 female householders (1,652 living alone)), 626 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 341

Size of family households: 4,207 2-persons, 2,012 3-persons, 1,638 4-persons, 852 5-persons, 454 6-persons, 208 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,852 1-person, 519 2-persons, 23 3-persons.

5,374 married couples with children.
1,723 single-parent households (488 men, 1,235 women).

95.7% of residents of Morrow speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 77% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $100,572,000 ($2,937 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,637,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,056,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,013,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,837,000
Federal grants: $18,597,000
Federal procurement contracts: $874,000 ($46,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,195,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,368,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $20,527,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,731,000

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

Births: 2,183
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,353
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,890
Here +55 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Morrow County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.69 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 324
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,112
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,796
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,639
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,899
  • 1960 to 1969: 979
  • 1950 to 1959: 970
  • 1940 to 1949: 304
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,109
Note: State values scaled to Morrow population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Morrow County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Morrow County population
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 36
  • 3 rooms: 114
  • 4 rooms: 703
  • 5 rooms: 2,033
  • 6 rooms: 2,291
  • 7 rooms: 2,139
  • 8 rooms: 1,220
  • 9+ rooms: 1,661
  • 1 room: 82
  • 2 rooms: 68
  • 3 rooms: 330
  • 4 rooms: 428
  • 5 rooms: 437
  • 6 rooms: 401
  • 7 rooms: 401
  • 8 rooms: 217
  • 9+ rooms: 132
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morrow County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Morrow County population
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 193
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,832
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,971
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,846
  • 5+ bedrooms: 358
  • no bedroom: 82
  • 1 bedroom: 439
  • 2 bedrooms: 671
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,015
  • 4 bedrooms: 278
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in Morrow County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Morrow County population
  • no vehicle: 379
  • 1 vehicle: 1,791
  • 2 vehicles: 3,972
  • 3 vehicles: 2,648
  • 4 vehicles: 1,172
  • 5+ vehicles: 377
  • no vehicle: 310
  • 1 vehicle: 939
  • 2 vehicles: 950
  • 3 vehicles: 233
  • 4 vehicles: 80
  • 5+ vehicles: 23

92% of Morrow 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, 1069% lived in Ohio.

Morrow County:

91.9%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 29,485
  • Other state: 5,298
  • Northeast: 1,024
  • Midwest: 1,018
  • South: 2,755
  • West: 485

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morrow County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34.4%)
  • Electricity (22.2%)
  • Utility gas (18.4%)
  • Wood (13.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.5%)
  • Other fuel (3.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (28.7%)
  • Electricity (27.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.4%)
  • Wood (10.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.6%)
  • Other fuel (3.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 310
Here:

8.4%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 156
Here:

6.9%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 277
Here:

21.9%
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)

Morrow County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $24,266,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,070,000
    Regular Highways: $4,206,000
    Health - Other: $2,978,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,856,000
    Police Protection: $1,856,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,801,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,549,000
    Correctional Institutions: $985,000
    Central Staff Services: $729,000
    Financial Administration: $710,000
    Housing and Community Development: $493,000
    General - Other: $208,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $400,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,068,000
    General - Other: $570,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,128,000

Morrow County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $27,083,000
    All Other: $3,661,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $795,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $761,000
    Rents: $528,000
    Interest Earnings: $444,000
    Special Assessments: $152,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,371,000
    Highways: $3,613,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,412,000
    All Other: $1,185,000
    General Local Government Support: $811,000
    Housing and Community Development: $425,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,656,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,777,000
    Other License: $94,000

Morrow County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,412,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,275,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $137,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,905,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $4,767,000

Morrow County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,504,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,118,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 491
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 472
  • Number of recipients under 18: 77
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 355
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 59
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 156
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 214
Morrow County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Morrow County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 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 ORIGINATED129$111,68299$127,798568$135,27139$41,9741$94,00041$129,36667$86,925
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$137,00012$99,08362$123,2108$39,2500$05$89,8007$81,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$104,20846$79,413284$135,46528$30,0710$013$77,84644$77,205
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$109,4009$98,111104$141,9717$91,2860$06$139,5006$87,833
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$97,0001$185,00027$122,9631$165,0000$02$224,0003$124,333
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$199,63213$167,6920$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$154,5838$156,3751$104,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$134,5712$229,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$131,5002$180,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$119,0002$201,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Morrow County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15078.9 years
Charles12074.1 years
John11873.3 years
William11674.1 years
Robert11369.7 years
James9970.7 years
George6678.0 years
Paul6272.7 years
Helen5581.0 years
Harold5473.5 years
Most common last names in Morrow County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8275.0 years
Miller5980.1 years
Davis4778.0 years
Jones3971.4 years
Williams3575.0 years
Brown3375.4 years
Baker3380.8 years
Long2876.6 years
Campbell2577.6 years
Sherman2476.4 years
Businesses in Morrow County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Kroger1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx2Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS1
Knights Inn1Wendy's1