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Muskingum County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2019: 86,215 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 84,585 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 15,111
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,601
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 23,897
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,559 (it was 8,621 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 665 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 130 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Muskingum County: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.1%), Retail trade (14.1%), Manufacturing (12.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 83%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Muskingum County, OH (2019)
    • 78,38891.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,9903.5%Two or more races
    • 2,7333.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0191.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4090.5%Asian alone
    • 2340.3%Some other race alone
    • 2110.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 440.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years
Males: 42,589  (49.4%)
Females: 43,626  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Muskingum County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,844 ($35,185 in 1999)
This county:

$51,844
Ohio:

$58,642

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $531 (lower quartile is $406, upper quartile is $697)
This county:

$531
State:

$662


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $131,700 (it was $81,400 in 2000)
Muskingum:

$131,700
Ohio:

$157,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,000 - $197,000
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,143
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $399

Institutionalized population: 930

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 17
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 209
  • Thefts: 730
  • Auto thefts: 84
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2016: 30 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2017: 58 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2018: 22 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2019: 16 buildings, average cost: $298,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Muskingum, OH residents
Average permit cost in Muskingum, OH
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,490 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,256 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Muskingum, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Muskingum, OH in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Muskingum, OH in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.9%
Muskingum County:

15.9%
Ohio:

13.1%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.2% for Black residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.1% for American Indian residents, 13.0% for other race residents, 32.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.0 years old
(Males: 39.8 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.2 years old, Black residents: 52.5 years old, American Indian residents: 19.5 years old, Asian residents: 41.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 9.5 years old, Other race residents: 45.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Muskingum County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $644 a month.

Cities in this county include: Zanesville, North Zanesville, New Concord, Pleasant Grove, South Zanesville, Roseville, Dresden, Frazeysburg, Duncan Falls, Philo.

Muskingum 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
43701Zanesville33992.50.16.263.539.99159.743.701.987.13
43702Zanesville1419.10.25.033.464.5790.894.252.504.70
43720Blue Rock35.31.13.232.682.164.973.300.983.80
43727Chandlersville74.30.52.271.771.5668.81.600.953.43
43734Duncan Falls313.91.75.833.556.99119.771.901.454.90
43735East Fultonham514.22.68.827.47556.677.203.5512.08
43738Fultonham11.51.51.51.5  1.502.332.93
43746Hopewell4271.79.235.2111.93129.294.101.705.00
43762New Concord781290.16.472.8815.38237.723.451.455.40
43767Norwich89.81.23.862.833.4288.632.551.403.30
43771Philo415.41.15.623.486.6117.263.001.103.60
43777Roseville43.60.62.11.761.2358.452.100.602.20
43802Adamsville36.92.54.273.892.3254.483.402.084.28
43821Dresden2614.60.24.172.893.2377.443.651.755.65
43822Frazeysburg7564.90.211.185.9313.54121.116.803.1013.10
43830Nashport7983.50.29.84416.3165.724.001.4810.45
43842Trinway11.91.91.91.9  1.901.302.38

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

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Neighboring counties: Garrett County, Maryland , Cumberland County, Pennsylvania , Knox County, Missouri , Union County, Indiana , Tazewell County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Ohio:

5.2%

Unemployment by year in Muskingum, OH
County total employment by year in Muskingum, OH
County average yearly wages by year in Muskingum, OH

Current college students: 3,766
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 507 (65.3% naturalized citizens)

Muskingum County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3172010 or later
  • 1952000 to 2009
  • 1051990 to 1999
  • 1051980 to 1989
  • 571970 to 1979
  • 258Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.1%

Muskingum County marital status for males Muskingum County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 28,827
  • One, attached: 537
  • Two: 1,241
  • 3 or 4: 1,602
  • 5 to 9: 1,440
  • 10 to 19: 243
  • 20 to 49: 994
  • 50 or more: 390
  • Mobile homes: 2,686

Housing units in Muskingum County with a mortgage: 13,547 (293 second mortgage, 2,024 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,064

Here:

56.5% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Muskingum County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant14,58773
Evangelical Protestant10,63864
Catholic5,1704
Other1,0525
Black Protestant1832
None54,444-
Muskingum 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: 14
Muskingum County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Muskingum County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 53
This county:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Muskingum County:

10.8%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Muskingum County:

30.1%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Muskingum County:

Average size of farms: 158 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,961
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $141.37
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.34%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 61.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,734
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.16%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,145
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.88%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.46
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.18%
Corn for grain: 11187 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1679 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15329 harvested acres
Vegetables: 135 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 201 acres

Earthquake activity:

Muskingum County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 21% 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 134.4 miles away from Muskingum County center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 259.7 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 160.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from Muskingum County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.4 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4507, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslide, Incident Period: May 27, 2019 - May 29, 2019, FEMA Id: 4447, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding, And Landslides, Incident Period: February 5, 2019 - February 13, 2019, FEMA Id: 4424, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 14, 2018 - February 25, 2018, FEMA Id: 4360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide
  • 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 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 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Muskingum County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Muskingum

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 31,597 (86.4%)
  • Carpooled: 2,660 (7.3%)
  • Bus: 104 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 314 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 60 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,087 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 756 (2.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (12%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Hungary (9%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Syria (7%)
  • Lebanon (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Muskingum County


  • American (23%)
  • German (17%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,051 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,032 people in nursing homes
  • 135 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 85 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 17 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 15 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 12 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 876 people in college/university student housing
  • 687 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 199 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 40 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,328.

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.10% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($28,357 average AGI)
1.08% relocated from other states ($14,843 average AGI)
Muskingum County:

1.08%
Ohio average:

1.73%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Licking County, OH  0.59% ($41,933 average AGI)
from Perry County, OH  0.48% ($29,057)
from Franklin County, OH  0.45% ($46,282)
from Guernsey County, OH  0.39% ($36,922)
from Coshocton County, OH  0.19% ($33,323)
from Morgan County, OH  0.13% ($29,023)
from Fairfield County, OH  0.09% ($42,258)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.57% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($27,452 average AGI)
1.22% relocated to other states ($13,104 average AGI)
Muskingum County:

1.22%
Ohio average:

2.01%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Licking County, OH  0.68% ($41,898 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.67% ($36,625)
to Perry County, OH  0.45% ($28,026)
to Guernsey County, OH  0.39% ($37,908)
to Coshocton County, OH  0.25% ($32,072)
to Morgan County, OH  0.15% ($30,275)
to Fairfield County, OH  0.14% ($36,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Muskingum County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Muskingum County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Muskingum County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Muskingum County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Muskingum County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Muskingum County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Muskingum County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Muskingum County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Muskingum County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,448 (12,500 aged, 2,948 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,307 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Muskingum County, Ohio in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,421)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,167)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,017)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (957)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (562)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (560)
  • Unspecified dementia (468)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (334)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (333)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (312)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.17
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,835
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 473
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 81,585

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,275
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 927
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 53.8. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 75.6
  • Poisoning - 38.7
  • Other - 15.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 86,215
  • Male householders: 16,776 (3,939 living alone), Female householders: 16,566 (5,246 living alone)
  • 16,434 spouses (16,291 opposite-sex spouses), 3,415 unmarried partners, (3,288 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 23,057 children (21,294 natural, 366 adopted, 1,397 stepchildren), 1,548 grandchildren, 1,024 brothers or sisters, 1,316 parents, 386 foster children, 504 other relatives, 3,127 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,062

Size of family households: 10,615 2-persons, 4,465 3-persons, 3,277 4-persons, 2,210 5-persons, 564 6-persons, 358 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,185 1-person, 2,320 2-persons, 163 3-persons, 144 4-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.

10,435 married couples with children.
5,004 single-parent households (1,446 men, 3,558 women).

97.6% of residents of Muskingum speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 53% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $465,742,000 ($5,437 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,599,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $216,402,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $100,237,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,989,000
Federal grants: $114,085,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,365,000 ($5,928,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $21,665,000 ($4,240,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,624,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $25,547,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,238,000

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

Births: 5,550
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,532
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +97
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -18
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Muskingum County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.75 millions of gallons per day (92% from ground, 8% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Muskingum County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Muskingum County, Ohio
  • 4992014 or later
  • 2442010 to 2013
  • 5,3052000 to 2009
  • 4,5191990 to 1999
  • 2,5251980 to 1989
  • 6,0281970 to 1979
  • 4,7361960 to 1969
  • 3,7141950 to 1959
  • 2,7521940 to 1949
  • 7,6381939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Muskingum County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Muskingum County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Muskingum County, Ohio
  • 01 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 3493 rooms
  • 2,0514 rooms
  • 5,3935 rooms
  • 5,9226 rooms
  • 4,2037 rooms
  • 2,5958 rooms
  • 3,0589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskingum County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskingum County, Ohio
  • 5061 room
  • 4172 rooms
  • 2,0443 rooms
  • 2,1044 rooms
  • 2,1315 rooms
  • 1,3426 rooms
  • 6407 rooms
  • 3958 rooms
  • 1529+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Muskingum County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Muskingum County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Muskingum County, Ohio
  • 40no bedroom
  • 6471 bedroom
  • 4,9732 bedrooms
  • 13,2573 bedrooms
  • 4,2024 bedrooms
  • 4925+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskingum County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Muskingum County, Ohio
  • 533no bedroom
  • 2,4691 bedroom
  • 3,2242 bedrooms
  • 2,7653 bedrooms
  • 6994 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Muskingum County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Muskingum County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Muskingum County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 628no vehicle
  • 5,5991 vehicle
  • 9,8812 vehicles
  • 4,6123 vehicles
  • 1,7444 vehicles
  • 1,1475+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Muskingum County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Muskingum County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,354no vehicle
  • 4,4061 vehicle
  • 3,0072 vehicles
  • 7783 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 1865+ vehicles

85.3% of Muskingum 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, 86% lived in Ohio.

Muskingum County:

85.3%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 75,881
  • Other state: 9,733
  • Northeast: 1,870
  • Midwest: 2,647
  • South: 4,310
  • West: 906
Year householders moved into unit in Muskingum County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Muskingum County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.0%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Electricity
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.9%Utility gas
  • 45.5%Electricity
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 808
Here:

8.7%
Ohio:

13.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 233
Here:

5.3%
Ohio:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,091
Here:

54.0%
Ohio:

23.1%

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

Muskingum County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $762,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,841,000
    Sewerage: $4,609,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,059,000
    General - Other: $1,024,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $26,284,000
    Police Protection: $10,068,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,808,000
    Regular Highways: $5,853,000
    General - Other: $5,162,000
    Water Utilities: $4,552,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,223,000
    Sewerage: $2,982,000
    Financial Administration: $2,753,000
    Health - Other: $2,731,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,445,000
    Corrections - Other: $684,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $434,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $205,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $105,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $825,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $569,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $481,000
    General - Other: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,985,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,477,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,031,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $523,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $965,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $693,000
    General Revenue - Other: $574,000
    Rents: $477,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Special Assessments: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $969,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $672,000
    Sewerage: $463,000
    Central Staff Services: $453,000
    Police Protection: $298,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $273,000
    Water Utilities: $250,000
    Regular Highways: $234,000
    Corrections - Other: $81,000
    Financial Administration: $20,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,522,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,394,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $531,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $10,427,000
    Highways: $6,980,000
    Other: $4,869,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,629,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,332,000
    Water Utilities: $767,000
    Sewerage: $640,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,801,000
    Property: $11,375,000
    Other License: $814,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $505,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,505,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $188,000

Muskingum County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $762,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,841,000
    Sewerage: $4,609,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,059,000
    General - Other: $1,024,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $26,284,000
    Police Protection: $10,068,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,808,000
    Regular Highways: $5,853,000
    General - Other: $5,162,000
    Water Utilities: $4,552,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,223,000
    Sewerage: $2,982,000
    Financial Administration: $2,753,000
    Health - Other: $2,731,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,445,000
    Corrections - Other: $684,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $434,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $205,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $105,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $825,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $569,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $481,000
    General - Other: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,985,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,477,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,031,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $523,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $965,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $693,000
    General Revenue - Other: $574,000
    Rents: $477,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Special Assessments: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $969,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $672,000
    Sewerage: $463,000
    Central Staff Services: $453,000
    Police Protection: $298,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $273,000
    Water Utilities: $250,000
    Regular Highways: $234,000
    Corrections - Other: $81,000
    Financial Administration: $20,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,522,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,394,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $531,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $10,427,000
    Highways: $6,980,000
    Other: $4,869,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,629,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,332,000
    Water Utilities: $767,000
    Sewerage: $640,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,801,000
    Property: $11,375,000
    Other License: $814,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $505,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,505,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $188,000

Muskingum County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $762,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,841,000
    Sewerage: $4,609,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,059,000
    General - Other: $1,024,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $26,284,000
    Police Protection: $10,068,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,808,000
    Regular Highways: $5,853,000
    General - Other: $5,162,000
    Water Utilities: $4,552,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,223,000
    Sewerage: $2,982,000
    Financial Administration: $2,753,000
    Health - Other: $2,731,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,445,000
    Corrections - Other: $684,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $434,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $205,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $105,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $825,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $569,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $481,000
    General - Other: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,985,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,477,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,031,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $523,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $965,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $693,000
    General Revenue - Other: $574,000
    Rents: $477,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Special Assessments: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $969,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $672,000
    Sewerage: $463,000
    Central Staff Services: $453,000
    Police Protection: $298,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $273,000
    Water Utilities: $250,000
    Regular Highways: $234,000
    Corrections - Other: $81,000
    Financial Administration: $20,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,522,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,394,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $531,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $10,427,000
    Highways: $6,980,000
    Other: $4,869,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,629,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,332,000
    Water Utilities: $767,000
    Sewerage: $640,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,801,000
    Property: $11,375,000
    Other License: $814,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $505,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,505,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $188,000

Muskingum County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $762,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,841,000
    Sewerage: $4,609,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,059,000
    General - Other: $1,024,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $26,284,000
    Police Protection: $10,068,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,808,000
    Regular Highways: $5,853,000
    General - Other: $5,162,000
    Water Utilities: $4,552,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,223,000
    Sewerage: $2,982,000
    Financial Administration: $2,753,000
    Health - Other: $2,731,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,445,000
    Corrections - Other: $684,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $434,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $205,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $105,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $825,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $569,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $481,000
    General - Other: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,985,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,477,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,031,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $523,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $965,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $693,000
    General Revenue - Other: $574,000
    Rents: $477,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Special Assessments: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $969,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $672,000
    Sewerage: $463,000
    Central Staff Services: $453,000
    Police Protection: $298,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $273,000
    Water Utilities: $250,000
    Regular Highways: $234,000
    Corrections - Other: $81,000
    Financial Administration: $20,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,522,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,394,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $531,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $10,427,000
    Highways: $6,980,000
    Other: $4,869,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,629,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,332,000
    Water Utilities: $767,000
    Sewerage: $640,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,801,000
    Property: $11,375,000
    Other License: $814,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $505,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,505,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $188,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,561
  • Number of aged recipients: 84
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,477
  • Number of recipients under 18: 354
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,924
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 283
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 859
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,245
Most common first names in Muskingum County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary83480.4 years
William71773.0 years
John65273.8 years
Charles62674.6 years
Robert59271.0 years
James51571.9 years
George36675.9 years
Helen34679.8 years
Ruth30278.9 years
Margaret30180.2 years
Most common last names in Muskingum County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith36075.1 years
Miller22375.8 years
Wilson21576.3 years
Brown16776.1 years
Johnson16174.9 years
Taylor15475.9 years
Williams15276.0 years
Davis14573.6 years
Moore13976.2 years
Jones12875.5 years
Businesses in Muskingum County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger1
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza2
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's3Maurices1
AutoZone2McDonald's5
Bath & Body Works1Nike2
Baymont Inn1Nissan1
Best Western1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza2
Burger King2Payless1
CVS2Penske2
Carson Pirie Scott1PetSmart1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Chipotle1Quiznos1
Circle K2RadioShack2
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen4Ruby Tuesday1
Deb1Rue211
Dennys1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza6Sears3
FedEx11Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel6
Foot Locker1Staples1
Ford1Starbucks2
GNC2Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop3Subway1
Goodwill2Super 81
Gymboree1T-Mobile3
H&R Block4T.J.Maxx1
Hilton1Taco Bell2
Hobby Lobby1Tim Hortons2
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul5
Honda1UPS14
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Walgreens1
KFC2Walmart2
Kmart2Wendy's5
Kohl's1YMCA1

Muskingum County on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"