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Putnam County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 34,196 (15% urban, 85% rural); it was 34,726 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,465
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,231
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,257
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,176 (it was 1,943 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

32%

Land area: 484 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Putnam County: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.7%), Retail trade (11.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Putnam County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 17,077  (49.9%)
Females: 17,119  (50.1%)
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Putnam County,OH real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Putnam County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $62,218 ($46,426 in 1999)

This county:

$62,218
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $514 (lower quartile is $425, upper quartile is $625)
This county:

$514
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $152,103 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Putnam:

$152,103
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,200 - $213,248

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $158,544
Here:

$158,544
State:

$180,767

Townhouses or other attached units: $139,929
Here:

$139,929
State:

$157,588

In 2-unit structures: $163,705
Here:

$163,705
State:

$135,691

Mobile homes: $63,639
Here:

$63,639
State:

$48,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,125
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $433

Institutionalized population: 276

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 48
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 63
  • Thefts: 121
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 78 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2008: 52 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $206,500
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $235,600
  • 2014: 47 buildings, average cost: $251,200
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: $1,558 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,467 (1.1%)

Putnam County household income distribution in 2013 Putnam County home values distribution in 2013 Putnam County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.4%
Putnam County:

7.4%
Ohio:

14.6%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.3% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for American Indian residents, 11.6% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.4 years old
(Males: 38.4 years old, Females: 40.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.9 years old, Black residents: 49.6 years old, American Indian residents: 53.6 years old, Asian residents: 40.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.0 years old, Other race residents: 30.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Putnam County is $395 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $521 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ottawa, Leipsic, Columbus Grove, Pandora, Continental, Kalida, Glandorf, Ottoville, Fort Jennings, West Leipsic.

Putnam 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
45827Cloverdale711.70.66.494.833.9460.86.302.558.05
45830Columbus Grove2435.90.17.943.958.56107.793.951.5010.50
45831Continental1212.10.63.872.893.1481.163.251.704.70
45844Fort Jennings2328.716.484.26.97107.593.501.807.80
45848Glandorf56.30.63.222.052.7785.992.700.605.10
45853Kalida79.63.76.316.11.77286.404.906.50
45856Leipsic3311.20.74.113.412.4659.884.002.255.10
45875Ottawa6117.50.14.162.714.0697.552.601.735.08
45876Ottoville22.62.12.352.340.3515.042.351.902.35
45877Pandora2128.10.29.795.768.6187.977.602.7012.33
45893Vaughnsville17.87.87.87.8  7.803.607.38

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

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Neighboring counties: Henry County, Iowa , Jefferson County, Iowa , Madison County, Iowa , Page County, Iowa , Taylor County, Iowa , Washington County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Ohio:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 1,215
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 301 (67.0% naturalized citizens)

Putnam County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 232010 or later
  • 662000 to 2009
  • 661990 to 1999
  • 691980 to 1989
  • 421970 to 1979
  • 78Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.2%

Putnam County marital status for males Putnam County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,600
  • One, attached: 194
  • Two: 268
  • 3 or 4: 506
  • 5 to 9: 169
  • 10 to 19: 51
  • 20 to 49: 126
  • 50 or more: 56
  • Mobile homes: 829

Housing units in Putnam County with a mortgage: 5,798 (65 second mortgage, 875 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,719

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Putnam County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,79411
Evangelical Protestant3,66122
Mainline Protestant2,63116
None7,413-
Putnam 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: 8
Putnam County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Putnam County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Putnam County:

10.9%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

29.9%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Putnam County:

Average size of farms: 246 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $65,524
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $186.17
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.89%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 38.57%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $64,903
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.91%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.28%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $75,759
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 30.51%
Corn for grain: 71675 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 43267 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 155864 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,754 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 9 acres

Earthquake activity:

Putnam County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.4 miles away from Putnam 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 194.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 159.3 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 267.2 miles away from Putnam County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 250.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Ohio Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4077: August 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: August 20, 2007 to August 28, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1720: August 27, 2007, FEMA Id: 1720, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and 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, TORNADOES, Incident Period: June 30, 1981, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-642: June 30, 1981, FEMA Id: 642, 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 Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3029: February 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Ohio TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 04, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-421: April 04, 1974, FEMA Id: 421, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (27%)
  • Other Northern Africa (17%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • England (6%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Putnam County


  • German (61%)
  • American (13%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Swiss (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Welsh (1%)

Putnam County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,163 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 951 (7.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 111 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 95 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 51 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 268 (2.2%)
  • Worked at home: 567 (4.6%)
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 311 people in nursing homes
  • 105 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill
276 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
27 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,933.

3.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.31%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.59% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($25,531 average AGI)
0.72% relocated from other states ($8,282 average AGI)
Putnam County:

0.72%
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 Allen County, OH  0.65% ($32,484 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.36% ($37,940)
from Paulding County, OH  0.19% ($33,889)
from Defiance County, OH  0.16% ($35,522)
from Franklin County, OH  0.15% ($35,857)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.14% ($21,421)
from Wood County, OH  0.12% ($36,059)


4.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.13% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($22,990 average AGI)
1.07% relocated to other states ($9,030 average AGI)
Putnam County:

1.07%
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 Allen County, OH  0.69% ($29,184 average AGI)
to Hancock County, OH  0.52% ($31,284)
to Franklin County, OH  0.31% ($28,364)
to Defiance County, OH  0.20% ($27,897)
to Paulding County, OH  0.16% ($30,087)
to Wood County, OH  0.14% ($32,600)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.13% ($22,211)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Putnam County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Putnam County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Putnam County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Putnam County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Putnam County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,324 (4,805 aged, 519 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 921 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (541)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (276)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (251)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (177)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (166)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (155)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (124)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (119)
  • Unspecified dementia (95)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (90)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 3%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,271
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 913
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 63

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,196
  • In family households: 29,718 (5,666 male householders, 3,890 female householders)
    8,237 spouses, 10,634 children (9,905 natural, 238 adopted, 488 stepchildren), 406 grandchildren, 110 brothers or sisters, 93 parents, 131 other relatives, 450 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,095 (1,592 male householders (1,303 living alone)), 1,939 female householders (1,716 living alone)), 550 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 310

Size of family households: 4,532 2-persons, 1,776 3-persons, 1,547 4-persons, 1,175 5-persons, 422 6-persons, 145 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,022 1-person, 435 2-persons, 68 3-persons.

7,013 married couples with children.
1,110 single-parent households (311 men, 799 women).

96.6% of residents of Putnam speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $111,911,000 ($3,223 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,059,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $42,031,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,823,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,341,000
Federal grants: $24,648,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,421,000 ($109,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,646,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $165,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,883,000
Federal Government insurance: $40,903,000

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

Births: 2,461
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,544
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -704
Here -20 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Putnam County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.02 millions of gallons per day (48% from ground, 52% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Putnam County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 932014 or later
  • 2152010 to 2013
  • 1,6562000 to 2009
  • 1,6551990 to 1999
  • 1,4651980 to 1989
  • 2,2151970 to 1979
  • 1,3141960 to 1969
  • 1,1821950 to 1959
  • 5431940 to 1949
  • 3,4631939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Putnam County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 01 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 1593 rooms
  • 4294 rooms
  • 1,3625 rooms
  • 2,0596 rooms
  • 2,4577 rooms
  • 1,6158 rooms
  • 2,3859+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 1731 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 2393 rooms
  • 7084 rooms
  • 3885 rooms
  • 4806 rooms
  • 2387 rooms
  • 1858 rooms
  • 1909+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Putnam County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1061 bedroom
  • 1,2172 bedrooms
  • 6,5063 bedrooms
  • 2,2334 bedrooms
  • 4215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 190no bedroom
  • 2411 bedroom
  • 1,0362 bedrooms
  • 8433 bedrooms
  • 2744 bedrooms
  • 715+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 163no vehicle
  • 1,6041 vehicle
  • 4,5812 vehicles
  • 2,7453 vehicles
  • 9314 vehicles
  • 5345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Putnam County population
  • 361no vehicle
  • 9511 vehicle
  • 9162 vehicles
  • 3693 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles

90.1% of Putnam 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, 92% lived in Ohio.

Putnam County:

90.1%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 30,833
  • Other state: 2,919
  • Northeast: 346
  • Midwest: 1,276
  • South: 966
  • West: 347
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Putnam County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 33.7%Electricity
  • 31.3%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 22.4%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 304
Here:

8.3%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

1.2%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 286
Here:

21.5%
Ohio:

23.5%

Educational Attainment
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Putnam County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $2,121,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,412,000
    Health Services - Other: $3,389,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,841,000
    Police Protection: $2,641,000
    Financial Administration: $1,121,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $970,000
    Housing & Community Development: $833,000
    General - Other: $719,000
    General Public Buildings: $582,000
    Solid Waste Management: $533,000
    Central Staff Services: $452,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $374,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $336,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $187,000
    Sewerage: $89,000
    Water Utilities: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $286,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $560,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,712,000

Putnam County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,092,000
    Solid Waste Management: $607,000
    Sewerage: $102,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $36,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,015,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $912,000
    Special Assessments: $450,000
    Rents: $118,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $51,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,308,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,634,000
    Public Welfare: $2,145,000
    General Support: $804,000
    Housing & Community Development: $700,000
    All Other: $308,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,605,000
    Property: $2,589,000
    NEC: $57,000

Putnam County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,703,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,900,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,293,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $310,000

Putnam County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,933,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,310,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $167,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 296
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 283
  • Number of recipients under 18: 49
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 217
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 30
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 84
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 146
Putnam County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Putnam County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Putnam County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary27981.7 years
John20774.1 years
William16175.6 years
Robert14371.8 years
Charles13379.4 years
Richard10571.7 years
Paul10172.7 years
James9671.2 years
Joseph9378.3 years
Helen9080.0 years
Most common last names in Putnam County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schroeder13874.9 years
Miller10777.7 years
Smith8179.1 years
Ellerbrock7377.1 years
Meyer6879.5 years
Niese5978.3 years
Verhoff5681.2 years
Basinger5681.0 years
Jones5677.9 years
Maag5475.3 years
Businesses in Putnam County, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
Arby's1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet2Subway6
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets8Wendy's1
McDonald's1YMCA1
New Balance1

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