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Ottawa County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 41,078 (51% urban, 49% rural); it was 40,985 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,819
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,125
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,287
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,559 (it was 3,187 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 255 sq. mi.

Water area: 330.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 161 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ottawa County: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.8%), Retail trade (18.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Ottawa County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:  47.8 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 20,264  (49.3%)
Females: 20,814  (50.7%)
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Ottawa County,OH real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Ottawa County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,367 ($44,224 in 1999)

This county:

$56,367
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $557 (lower quartile is $420, upper quartile is $680)
This county:

$557
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $153,165 (it was $109,200 in 2000)
Ottawa:

$153,165
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,705 - $242,264

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $203,666
Here:

$203,666
State:

$180,767

Townhouses or other attached units: $209,334
Here:

$209,334
State:

$157,588

In 2-unit structures: $205,049
Here:

$205,049
State:

$135,691

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,280
Here:

$178,280
State:

$122,936

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $174,349
Here:

$174,349
State:

$140,420

Mobile homes: $53,500
Here:

$53,500
State:

$48,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,184
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

Institutionalized population: 468
Ottawa County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 207 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 2008: 133 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2009: 87 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2010: 120 buildings, average cost: $212,900
  • 2011: 79 buildings, average cost: $238,700
  • 2012: 114 buildings, average cost: $240,100
  • 2013: 111 buildings, average cost: $278,400
  • 2014: 89 buildings, average cost: $284,400
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: $1,809 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,467 (1.1%)

Ottawa County household income distribution in 2013 Ottawa County home values distribution in 2013 Ottawa County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.5%
Ottawa County:

10.5%
Ohio:

14.6%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.1% for Black residents, 17.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.7% for other race residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 47.8 years old
(Males: 46.5 years old, Females: 49.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.6 years old, Black residents: 44.0 years old, American Indian residents: 61.8 years old, Asian residents: 26.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.1 years old, Other race residents: 37.0 years old)

Area name: Toledo, OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ottawa County is $473 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $585 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $755 a month.

Cities in this county include: Port Clinton, Oak Harbor, Genoa, Elmore, Marblehead, Lakeside, Williston, Rocky Ridge, Clay Center, Put-in-Bay.

Ottawa 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
43412Curtice14221.45.664.095.75101.563.402.305.70
43416Elmore817.21.14.923.485.15104.543.751.204.30
43430Genoa37200.94.623.663.5576.983.702.286.13
43432Graytown126.50.82.071.611.7484.41.151.002.60
43436Isle Saint George10.80.80.80.8  0.801.251.75
43439Lacarne14.54.54.54.5  4.501.203.80
43440Lakeside Marblehead2319.50.15.032.755.55110.392.001.386.70
43445Martin84.30.12.321.471.6972.552.200.803.90
43449Oak Harbor3714.10.23.292.083.1796.492.300.904.35
43452Port Clinton13640.904.212.195.31126.172.601.005.40
43456Put in Bay134.112.372.210.9138.582.001.802.70
43468Williston23.52.22.852.770.9232.252.851.402.85

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

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Ohio:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 1,503
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 358 (78.3% naturalized citizens)

Ottawa County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Ottawa County population
  • 142010 or later
  • 662000 to 2009
  • 321990 to 1999
  • 721980 to 1989
  • 371970 to 1979
  • 278Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.2%

Ottawa County marital status for males Ottawa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 20,422
  • One, attached: 573
  • Two: 667
  • 3 or 4: 806
  • 5 to 9: 1,197
  • 10 to 19: 634
  • 20 to 49: 338
  • 50 or more: 184
  • Mobile homes: 3,180

Housing units in Ottawa County with a mortgage: 7,728 (172 second mortgage, 1,191 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,846

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ottawa County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,38929
Catholic7,2436
Evangelical Protestant2,34218
Orthodox381
Other81
None20,408-
Ottawa 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: 12
Ottawa County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Ottawa County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 56
This county:

13.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ottawa County:

10.1%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

29.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Ottawa County:

Average size of farms: 221 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $46,241
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $230.36
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.85%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.02%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $54,106
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 83.42%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.67%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,202
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.14
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 28.33%
Corn for grain: 15357 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9627 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 63434 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,569 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 407 acres

Earthquake activity:

Ottawa County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% 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 137.0 miles away from Ottawa County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 235.7 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 98.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.8 miles away from Ottawa 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 334.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Ohio 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 Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1444: November 18, 2002, FEMA Id: 1444, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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, Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 12, 1992 to August 01, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-951: August 04, 1992, FEMA Id: 951, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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 SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 31, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-436: May 31, 1974, FEMA Id: 436, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-377: April 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 377, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: November 24, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-362: November 24, 1972, FEMA Id: 362, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Ottawa County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Canada (22%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • England (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ottawa County


  • German (40%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Hungarian (2%)

Ottawa County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,135 (84.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,012 (6.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 151 (1.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 69 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 122 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 41 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 211 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 891 (5.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 382 people in nursing homes
  • 130 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 12 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 393 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 75 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,315.

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.09% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($34,170 average AGI)
1.21% relocated from other states ($9,551 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

1.21%
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 Lucas County, OH  0.96% ($34,994 average AGI)
from Wood County, OH  0.72% ($49,961)
from Sandusky County, OH  0.55% ($33,711)
from Erie County, OH  0.33% ($33,085)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.33% ($61,828)
from Franklin County, OH  0.18% ($50,406)
from Lorain County, OH  0.12% ($35,455)


5.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.87% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($23,277 average AGI)
1.61% relocated to other states ($11,710 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

1.61%
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 Wood County, OH  0.77% ($31,684 average AGI)
to Lucas County, OH  0.75% ($32,932)
to Sandusky County, OH  0.66% ($31,906)
to Erie County, OH  0.33% ($24,983)
to Franklin County, OH  0.20% ($28,833)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.19% ($31,500)
to Lorain County, OH  0.10% ($50,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Ottawa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Ottawa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Ottawa County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Ottawa County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,374 (7,382 aged, 992 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 667 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (675)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (571)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (503)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (314)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (250)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (221)
  • Unspecified dementia (199)
  • Congestive heart failure (178)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (144)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (137)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,091
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 60
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,147

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,020
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,159
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 111

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 139.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 100.7
  • Other - 38.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,078
  • In family households: 33,360 (6,218 male householders, 5,463 female householders)
    9,255 spouses, 10,060 children (9,327 natural, 243 adopted, 490 stepchildren), 812 grandchildren, 248 brothers or sisters, 231 parents, 177 other relatives, 861 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,920 (2,804 male householders (2,295 living alone)), 2,959 female householders (2,587 living alone)), 1,150 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 776

Size of family households: 6,500 2-persons, 2,344 3-persons, 1,841 4-persons, 631 5-persons, 301 6-persons, 94 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,880 1-person, 710 2-persons, 71 3-persons, 83 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

4,710 married couples with children.
2,215 single-parent households (743 men, 1,472 women).

97.4% of residents of Ottawa speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $220,828,000 ($5,333 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,540,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $119,599,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $54,895,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,101,000
Federal grants: $22,942,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,353,000 ($2,562,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,937,000 ($4,599,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $498,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,462,000
Federal Government insurance: $217,362,000

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

Births: 2,183
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,266
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +33
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +662
Here +16 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Ottawa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.32 millions of gallons per day (41% from ground, 59% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Ottawa County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Ottawa County population
  • 1112014 or later
  • 4412010 to 2013
  • 3,4482000 to 2009
  • 3,6871990 to 1999
  • 3,6391980 to 1989
  • 3,3001970 to 1979
  • 2,5401960 to 1969
  • 3,7781950 to 1959
  • 1,4391940 to 1949
  • 5,6241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ottawa County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ottawa County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Ottawa County population
  • 201 room
  • 392 rooms
  • 2083 rooms
  • 1,0784 rooms
  • 2,3175 rooms
  • 3,2026 rooms
  • 2,4367 rooms
  • 1,9488 rooms
  • 2,2649+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ottawa County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Ottawa County population
  • 1151 room
  • 862 rooms
  • 5953 rooms
  • 8104 rooms
  • 7975 rooms
  • 5536 rooms
  • 4937 rooms
  • 1908 rooms
  • 2389+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ottawa County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ottawa County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Ottawa County population
  • 19no bedroom
  • 3251 bedroom
  • 2,7312 bedrooms
  • 7,2723 bedrooms
  • 2,7504 bedrooms
  • 3995+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ottawa County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Ottawa County population
  • 126no bedroom
  • 6531 bedroom
  • 1,5802 bedrooms
  • 1,0663 bedrooms
  • 3724 bedrooms
  • 865+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Ottawa County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ottawa County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Ottawa County population
  • 344no vehicle
  • 3,3971 vehicle
  • 5,5292 vehicles
  • 2,8103 vehicles
  • 9954 vehicles
  • 4815+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ottawa County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Ottawa County population
  • 436no vehicle
  • 1,7581 vehicle
  • 1,2822 vehicles
  • 3333 vehicles
  • 824 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

90.1% of Ottawa County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Ohio.

Ottawa County:

90.1%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 34,393
  • Other state: 6,076
  • Northeast: 1,229
  • Midwest: 2,193
  • South: 2,192
  • West: 476
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ottawa County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.4%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.7%Electricity
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.5%Utility gas
  • 27.5%Electricity
  • 11.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 260
Here:

6.9%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 106
Here:

5.2%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 141
Here:

12.9%
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

Ottawa County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,165,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $526,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,624,000
    Sewerage: $1,193,000
    Water Utilities: $528,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $223,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $10,170,000
    Health - Other: $8,354,000
    Regular Highways: $6,432,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,827,000
    Police Protection: $3,918,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,545,000
    Sewerage: $2,508,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,339,000
    Water Utilities: $1,901,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,769,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,462,000
    Financial Administration: $1,072,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $632,000
    General - Other: $422,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $75,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,130,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Central Staff Services: $152,000
    Regular Highways: $133,000
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000
    Air Transportation: $31,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $2,054,000
    Water Utilities: $131,000
    General - Other: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $12,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,066,000

Ottawa County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $15,842,000
    Sewerage: $4,497,000
    Regular Highways: $1,432,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,950,000
    Special Assessments: $4,249,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,486,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $549,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,628,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,131,000
    Highways: $3,501,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,830,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,696,000
    All Other: $1,627,000
    Sewerage: $491,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,705,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,814,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $586,000
    Other Selective Sales: $511,000
    Other License: $334,000

Ottawa County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $69,478,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $62,686,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,425,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,241,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,792,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,999,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $815,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,000,000
    Beginning: $1,985,000

Ottawa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,454,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,848,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 395
  • Number of aged recipients: 11
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 384
  • Number of recipients under 18: 63
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 296
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 36
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 116
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 170
Ottawa County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
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Ottawa County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED92$110,391312$141,0741,048$163,22340$39,100398$177,71425$79,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$114,24150$141,900108$153,02811$30,72740$180,5756$58,833
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$114,27378$150,128410$162,71050$49,480106$179,87728$62,357
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$100,60042$119,500220$161,3957$80,42957$161,9307$57,857
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$97,00011$144,00060$181,7675$59,20019$193,6321$57,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$123,00019$158,1056$149,0001$72,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$167,7009$160,3330$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$226,22212$228,9170$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$264,0001$350,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
Most common first names in Ottawa County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary34879.9 years
John34476.4 years
William25674.4 years
Robert22071.6 years
George17878.2 years
James17571.1 years
Charles17276.2 years
Helen17281.9 years
Richard14371.1 years
Ruth13979.2 years
Most common last names in Ottawa County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller11479.5 years
Smith11076.3 years
Johnson5873.8 years
Hetrick3681.1 years
Brown3676.4 years
Taylor3571.3 years
Martin3378.9 years
Mackey3380.2 years
Petersen3077.7 years
Schultz3082.1 years
Businesses in Ottawa County, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Marriott1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Blockbuster1McDonald's4
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet2RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid3
Curves3Sleep Inn1
FedEx2Subway1
Ford3Super 81
GNC3T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's2U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS6
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1