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Putnam County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 34,327 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Putnam County: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.7%), Retail trade (12.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Putnam County, OH (2017)
    • 31,45090.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,1926.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2840.8%Two or more races
    • 1020.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1010.3%Asian alone
    • 70.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years
Males: 17,131  (49.9%)
Females: 17,196  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Putnam County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,224 ($46,426 in 1999)
This county:

$64,224
Ohio:

$54,021

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $525 (lower quartile is $435, upper quartile is $641)
This county:

$525
State:

$627


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,000 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Putnam:

$131,000
Ohio:

$144,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,244 - $196,364

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $161,531
Here:

$161,531
State:

$184,174

Townhouses or other attached units: $156,969
Here:

$156,969
State:

$176,779

In 2-unit structures: $175,987
Here:

$175,987
State:

$145,870

Mobile homes: $85,197
Here:

$85,197
State:

$65,137

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,128
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $435

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:

  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 1998: 95 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2000: 78 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2001: 71 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2002: 79 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2004: 129 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2005: 102 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 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
  • 2015: 36 buildings, average cost: $257,600
  • 2016: 57 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2017: 52 buildings, average cost: $256,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Putnam, OH residents
Average permit cost in Putnam, OH
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,605 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,503 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Putnam, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Putnam, OH in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Putnam, OH in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.1%
Putnam County:

7.1%
Ohio:

14.0%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% for Black residents, 17.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 11.3% for other race residents, 11.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.4 years old
(Males: 38.3 years old, Females: 40.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.0 years old, Black residents: 50.1 years old, American Indian residents: 59.0 years old, Asian residents: 40.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.5 years old, Other race residents: 29.9 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:

3.1%
Ohio:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 1,215
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 310 (65.1% naturalized citizens)

Putnam County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 282010 or later
  • 612000 to 2009
  • 631990 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: 11,660
  • One, attached: 199
  • Two: 263
  • 3 or 4: 495
  • 5 to 9: 166
  • 10 to 19: 53
  • 20 to 49: 141
  • 50 or more: 55
  • Mobile homes: 871

Housing units in Putnam County with a mortgage: 5,851 (62 second mortgage, 849 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,846

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Putnam County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Putnam

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,248 (83.5%)
  • Carpooled: 978 (8.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 100 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 100 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 49 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 244 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 563 (4.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • 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 (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


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

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (31%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • England (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Putnam County


  • German (59%)
  • American (13%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Swiss (1%)
  • Welsh (1%)

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 $66,640.

3.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,110 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.72% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($33,029 average AGI)
0.48% relocated from other states ($6,081 average AGI)
Putnam County:

0.48%
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 Allen County, OH  0.78% ($38,827 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.42% ($40,797)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.23% ($39,219)
from Defiance County, OH  0.19% ($37,481)
from Paulding County, OH  0.15% ($21,238)
from Henry County, OH  0.14% ($45,450)


3.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.50%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.93% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($37,871 average AGI)
0.58% relocated to other states ($6,622 average AGI)
Putnam County:

0.58%
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 Allen County, OH  0.63% ($72,876 average AGI)
to Hancock County, OH  0.52% ($38,054)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.28% ($34,000)
to Wood County, OH  0.21% ($44,967)
to Paulding County, OH  0.20% ($31,690)
to Defiance County, OH  0.16% ($34,522)
to Franklin County, OH  0.15% ($33,667)

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: 34,327
  • In family households: 29,798 (5,748 male householders, 3,890 female householders)
    8,300 spouses, 10,634 children (9,908 natural, 228 adopted, 497 stepchildren), 398 grandchildren, 101 brothers or sisters, 92 parents, 128 other relatives, 445 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,125 (1,610 male householders (1,312 living alone)), 1,965 female householders (1,734 living alone)), 543 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 315

Size of family households: 4,611 2-persons, 1,751 3-persons, 1,582 4-persons, 1,193 5-persons, 392 6-persons, 138 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,049 1-person, 459 2-persons, 59 3-persons.

6,977 married couples with children.
1,109 single-parent households (300 men, 809 women).

96.3% of residents of Putnam speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 5% 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
  • Year house built in Putnam County, Ohio
  • 1692014 or later
  • 2162010 to 2013
  • 1,6412000 to 2009
  • 1,6401990 to 1999
  • 1,4641980 to 1989
  • 2,2691970 to 1979
  • 1,3601960 to 1969
  • 1,1841950 to 1959
  • 5291940 to 1949
  • 3,4061939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Putnam County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Ohio
  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1913 rooms
  • 4434 rooms
  • 1,3495 rooms
  • 2,0546 rooms
  • 2,5307 rooms
  • 1,6698 rooms
  • 2,4299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Ohio
  • 1501 room
  • 482 rooms
  • 2443 rooms
  • 7094 rooms
  • 3905 rooms
  • 4736 rooms
  • 2337 rooms
  • 1798 rooms
  • 1859+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Putnam County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Putnam County, Ohio
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1161 bedroom
  • 1,2422 bedrooms
  • 6,5893 bedrooms
  • 2,2634 bedrooms
  • 4285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Putnam County, Ohio
  • 167no bedroom
  • 2461 bedroom
  • 1,0552 bedrooms
  • 8103 bedrooms
  • 2764 bedrooms
  • 665+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 167no vehicle
  • 1,6241 vehicle
  • 4,6582 vehicles
  • 2,7643 vehicles
  • 9664 vehicles
  • 5515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Putnam County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 351no vehicle
  • 9281 vehicle
  • 9422 vehicles
  • 3923 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles

90.4% 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:

90.4%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 30,856
  • Other state: 2,940
  • Northeast: 342
  • Midwest: 1,281
  • South: 985
  • West: 349
Year householders moved into unit in Putnam County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Putnam County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 33.8%Electricity
  • 31.3%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.3%Electricity
  • 22.7%Utility gas
  • 19.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 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): 302
Here:

8.2%
Ohio:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

1.4%
Ohio:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 272
Here:

21.2%
Ohio:

23.2%

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

Putnam County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,693,000
    Solid Waste Management: $323,000
    Sewerage: $153,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,892,000
    Health - Other: $4,634,000
    Police Protection: $4,468,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,728,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,009,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,487,000
    General - Other: $2,097,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,268,000
    Solid Waste Management: $367,000
    Water Utilities: $175,000
    Sewerage: $175,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,014,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,715,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $299,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,087,000
    Special Assessments: $417,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000
    Interest Earnings: $125,000
    Rents: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,164,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $296,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,367,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $153,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,372,000
    Highways: $4,231,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,682,000
    General Local Government Support: $747,000
    Public Welfare: $71,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,715,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $131,000
    Other License: $115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,448,000

Putnam County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,693,000
    Solid Waste Management: $323,000
    Sewerage: $153,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,892,000
    Health - Other: $4,634,000
    Police Protection: $4,468,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,728,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,009,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,487,000
    General - Other: $2,097,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,268,000
    Solid Waste Management: $367,000
    Water Utilities: $175,000
    Sewerage: $175,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,014,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,715,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $299,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,087,000
    Special Assessments: $417,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000
    Interest Earnings: $125,000
    Rents: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,164,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $296,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,367,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $153,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,372,000
    Highways: $4,231,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,682,000
    General Local Government Support: $747,000
    Public Welfare: $71,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,715,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $131,000
    Other License: $115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,448,000

Putnam County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,693,000
    Solid Waste Management: $323,000
    Sewerage: $153,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,892,000
    Health - Other: $4,634,000
    Police Protection: $4,468,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,728,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,009,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,487,000
    General - Other: $2,097,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,268,000
    Solid Waste Management: $367,000
    Water Utilities: $175,000
    Sewerage: $175,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,014,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,715,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $299,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,087,000
    Special Assessments: $417,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000
    Interest Earnings: $125,000
    Rents: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,164,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $296,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,367,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $153,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,372,000
    Highways: $4,231,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,682,000
    General Local Government Support: $747,000
    Public Welfare: $71,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,715,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $131,000
    Other License: $115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,448,000

Putnam County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,693,000
    Solid Waste Management: $323,000
    Sewerage: $153,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,892,000
    Health - Other: $4,634,000
    Police Protection: $4,468,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,728,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,009,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,487,000
    General - Other: $2,097,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,268,000
    Solid Waste Management: $367,000
    Water Utilities: $175,000
    Sewerage: $175,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,014,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,715,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $299,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,087,000
    Special Assessments: $417,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000
    Interest Earnings: $125,000
    Rents: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,164,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $296,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,367,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $153,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,372,000
    Highways: $4,231,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,682,000
    General Local Government Support: $747,000
    Public Welfare: $71,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,156,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,715,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $131,000
    Other License: $115,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,448,000

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
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

Putnam County on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"