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Richland County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 121,942 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 128,852 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,933
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,909
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 35,444
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,079 (it was 14,090 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 497 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 245 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Richland County: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.2%), Educational, health and social services (19.7%), Manufacturing (11.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Richland County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 61,646  (50.6%)
Females: 60,296  (49.4%)
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Richland County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Richland County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,455 ($37,397 in 1999)

This county:

$39455
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $441 (lower quartile is $358, upper quartile is $592)
This county:

$441
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,400 (it was $87,900 in 2000)
Richland:

$101,400
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,800 - $144,900

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $118,821
Here:

$118,821
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $150,146
Here:

$150,146
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $102,445
Here:

$102,445
State:

$104,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,003
Here:

$104,003
State:

$110,889

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,649
Here:

$157,649
State:

$159,965

Mobile homes: $15,007
Here:

$15,007
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $967
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $365

Institutionalized population: 6,533

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 355
  • Thefts: 818
  • Auto thefts: 39

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 21
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 367
  • Thefts: 782
  • Auto thefts: 59
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 334 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2007: 128 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2008: 84 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2011: 42 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2013: 70 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2014: 61 buildings, average cost: $203,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,528 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,339 (1.4%)

Richland County household income distribution in 2009 Richland County home values distribution Richland County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.6%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 24.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.4% for American Indian residents, 27.0% for other race residents, 42.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.6%
Richland County:

17.6%
Ohio:

16.0%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for American Indian residents, 23.7% for other race residents, 39.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 62 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Mansfield, OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Richland County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $528 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $685 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mansfield, Shelby, Ontario, Lexington, Bellville, Butler, Lucas.

Richland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
44813Bellville83318.80.226.628.9154.84205.988.303.9015.25
44822Butler302641.245.038.6777.47172.034.401.7553.25
44843Lucas301790.130.9111.0246.29149.778.904.1528.85
44875Shelby10726.40.16.094.395.3988.524.402.607.35
44878Shiloh716.60.45.643.295.74101.724.201.306.20
44901Mansfield2841.40.13.711.67.73208.151.650.703.20
44902Mansfield1710.20.73.392.392.8684.361.901.005.20
44903Mansfield243150.40.17.883.9714.2180.084.102.208.33
44904Mansfield5291400.19.954.814.39144.585.302.5310.68
44905Mansfield61220.16.153.725.1283.234.701.859.00
44906Mansfield272440.16.043.656.7110.923.801.907.60
44907Mansfield18864.90.16.133.528.63140.813.801.906.40

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Richland County: Crawford Battle Ground (A), Indian Mill (B), Wyandot County Fairgrounds (C), Hickory Grove Golf Course (D), Corey Dairy (E), Camp Young (F), KJM Farms (G), Richmond Farms (H), Smalley Farm (I), Touch of Gold Quarterhorse Farm (J), Van Dongen Dairy (K), Morehart Hatchery (L), Wyandot County Home (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Richland County include: Bethany Church (A), Big Oak Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Mount Zion Church (D), New Zion Church (E), Wildwood Chapel (F), Salem Church (G), Ridge Chapel (H), Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Armstrong Cemetery (1), Baker Cemetery (2), Baughman Cemetery (3), Schoenberger Cemetery (4), Schriver Cemetery (5), Bibler Cemetery (6), Bowsherville Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Rodgers Lake (A), Bud Lake (B), Ma-chri-ka-be Lake (C), Edwin Naus Lake (D), Killdeer Upground Reservoir (E), Killdeer Wildlife Pond Number Three (F), Killdeer Wildlife Pond Number Two (G), Killdeer Wildlife Pond Number One (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Negro Run (A), Lick Run (B), Kiser Run (C), Honey Run (D), Greasy Run (E), Gray Eye Run (F), Grass Run (G), Broken Sword Creek (H), Little Sandusky River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Richland County include: Battle Island Monument (1), Carey Park (2), Indian Mill Park (3), Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area (4), Wyandot Wildlife Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Allen County, Indiana , Armstrong County, Pennsylvania , Hudson County, New Jersey , Ford County, Illinois , Morrow County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,997
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,287 (66% naturalized citizens)

Richland County:

1.8%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 347
  • 1990 to 1994: 91
  • 1985 to 1989: 146
  • 1980 to 1984: 151
  • 1975 to 1979: 192
  • 1970 to 1974: 157
  • 1970 to 1974: 94
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,109

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.6%

Richland County marital status for males Richland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 38,664
  • One, attached: 1,291
  • Two: 3,658
  • 3 or 4: 2,167
  • 5 to 9: 1,900
  • 10 to 19: 1,553
  • 20 or more: 1,285
  • Mobile homes: 2,523
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 21

Housing units in Richland County with a mortgage: 19,320 (2,422 second mortgage, 2,731 home equity loan, 41 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,377

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Richland County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,833120
Mainline Protestant12,35553
Catholic9,6585
Black Protestant1,6637
Other1,07212
Orthodox1001
None71,794-
Richland 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: 23
Richland County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

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

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 92
This county:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Richland County:

10.8%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

29.3%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.5%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Richland County:

Average size of farms: 146 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,683
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $194.32
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $39,841
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 64.03%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,742
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 30.50%
Corn for grain: 28114 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8294 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 38815 harvested acres
Vegetables: 293 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 191 acres

Tornado activity:

Richland County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 2914760.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/15/1964, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from Richland County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 92.1 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 192.3 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 97.5 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 121.4 miles away from Richland 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 326.8 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:

  • OhioSnow, Incident Period: March 7, 2008 to March 9, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3286): April 24, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3286, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • OhioSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: August 20, 2007 to August 28, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1720): August 27, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1720, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OhioHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3250): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • OhioSnow, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to December 24, 2004, Emergency Declared (EM-3198): January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3198, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • OhioSevere Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 1, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1580): February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • OhioSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to June 21, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1519): June 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1519, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OhioTornadoes, Flooding, Severe Storms, and High Winds, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1484): August 1, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1484, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • OhioSevere Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 24, 1998 to July 5, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1227): June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1227, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OhioFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 28, 1990 to July 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-870): June 6, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OhioSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 1, 1987 to July 10, 1987, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-796): July 17, 1987, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-796, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

  • Yugoslavia (14%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • India (8%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (6%)
  • Canada (4%)

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

  • German (30%)
  • United States or American (16%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Richland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 48,404 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 5,305 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 248 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 22 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 106 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 36 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 111 (0%)
  • Walked: 987 (2%)
  • Other means: 270 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,622 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 4,612 people in state prisons
  • 782 people in nursing homes
  • 278 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 212 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 115 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 113 people in other group homes
  • 84 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 75 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 41 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 26 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 23 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 23 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 20 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 5,051 people in state prisons
  • 1,109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 268 people in college/university student housing
  • 230 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 190 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 99 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 95 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 67 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 66 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 62 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,392.

3.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($214 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

2.75% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($20,163 average AGI)
1.14% relocated from other states ($10,197 average AGI)
Richland County:

1.14%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Crawford County, OH  0.50% ($26,562 average AGI)
from Ashland County, OH  0.46% ($30,266)
from Franklin County, OH  0.35% ($28,994)
from Huron County, OH  0.22% ($31,647)
from Morrow County, OH  0.17% ($35,650)
from Knox County, OH  0.15% ($29,493)
from Wayne County, OH  0.07% ($25,829)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,257 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($256 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%

2.84% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($19,012 average AGI)
1.64% relocated to other states ($12,989 average AGI)
Richland County:

1.64%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  0.50% ($28,055 average AGI)
to Crawford County, OH  0.43% ($23,811)
to Ashland County, OH  0.39% ($29,941)
to Huron County, OH  0.20% ($27,250)
to Morrow County, OH  0.15% ($36,648)
to Knox County, OH  0.14% ($29,925)
to Delaware County, OH  0.09% ($43,024)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Richland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Richland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Richland County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Richland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Richland County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 22,841 (19,339 aged, 3,502 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,926 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1754)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1471)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1372)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (863)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (695)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (619)
  • Unspecified dementia (519)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (403)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (383)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (358)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.78
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13158.88
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 256.060
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54864.32

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1212.980
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 975.390
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.82

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48.69
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82.06

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.72

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 33.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 59.3
  • Suffocation - 35.8
  • Other - 21.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 117,212
  • In family households: 97,909 (23,008 male householders, 9,502 female householders)
    24,292 spouses, 33,019 children (30,203 natural, 850 adopted, 1,966 stepchildren), 2,628 grandchildren, 672 brothers or sisters, 757 parents, 932 other relatives, 2,604 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,303 (7,457 male householders (6,124 living alone)), 8,954 female householders (7,953 living alone)), 2,892 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,263 (6,533 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 15,784 2-persons, 7,163 3-persons, 5,529 4-persons, 2,533 5-persons, 943 6-persons, 558 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,077 1-person, 1,958 2-persons, 240 3-persons, 105 4-persons, 24 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

21,110 married couples with children.
7,628 single-parent households (1,561 men, 6,067 women).

95.5% of residents of Richland County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $653,595,000 ($5102 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $27,308,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $316,682,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $147,557,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,146,000
Federal grants: $126,957,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,298,000 ($4,314,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $46,956,000 ($15,606,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,168,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $43,834,000
Federal Government insurance: $46,812,000

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

Births: 8,333
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,380
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +300
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,017
Here -24 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Richland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 16.14 millions of gallons per day (43% from ground, 57% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 150
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,491
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,005
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,323
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,690
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,610
  • 1950 to 1959: 8,671
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,771
  • 1939 or earlier: 12,462
Rooms in houses/apartments in Richland County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 113
  • 3 rooms: 408
  • 4 rooms: 2,972
  • 5 rooms: 7,664
  • 6 rooms: 8,894
  • 7 rooms: 7,397
  • 8 rooms: 4,320
  • 9+ rooms: 3,668
  • 1 room: 353
  • 2 rooms: 912
  • 3 rooms: 2,281
  • 4 rooms: 3,879
  • 5 rooms: 3,143
  • 6 rooms: 1,876
  • 7 rooms: 958
  • 8 rooms: 466
  • 9+ rooms: 222
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Richland County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 53
  • 1 bedroom: 584
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,905
  • 3 bedrooms: 20,589
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,462
  • 5+ bedrooms: 851
  • no bedroom: 493
  • 1 bedroom: 3,476
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,026
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,256
  • 4 bedrooms: 678
  • 5+ bedrooms: 161
Cars and other vehicles available in Richland County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,494
  • 1 vehicle: 8,848
  • 2 vehicles: 15,731
  • 3 vehicles: 6,540
  • 4 vehicles: 1,953
  • 5+ vehicles: 878
  • no vehicle: 2,243
  • 1 vehicle: 7,071
  • 2 vehicles: 3,823
  • 3 vehicles: 793
  • 4 vehicles: 114
  • 5+ vehicles: 46

60% of Richland County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Ohio.

Richland County:

59.7%
State average:

58.2%

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

  • This state: 99620
  • Northeast: 4552
  • Midwest: 5627
  • South: 14412
  • West: 1787

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $59,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Richland County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (68.9%)
  • Electricity (11.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.8%)
  • Wood (2.5%)
  • Utility gas (61.5%)
  • Electricity (29.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,715
Here:

11.5%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 524
Here:

6.9%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 755
Here:

17.8%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Richland County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,421,000
    Regular Highways: $1,820,000
    General - Other: $1,727,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,201,000
    Health - Other: $64,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $55,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $35,817,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,188,000
    General - Other: $9,588,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,725,000
    Police Protection: $6,657,000
    Regular Highways: $4,422,000
    Financial Administration: $3,689,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,461,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,619,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,605,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,456,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,332,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,223,000
    Sewerage: $979,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $384,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $349,000
    Housing and Community Development: $247,000
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,256,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,807,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,220,000
    Health - Other: $1,926,000
    Financial Administration: $606,000
    Police Protection: $479,000
    Central Staff Services: $411,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $399,000
    Transit Utilities: $387,000
    Regular Highways: $257,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $182,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $166,000
    Corrections - Other: $65,000
    General Public Building: $56,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $57,426,000

Richland County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $7,436,000
    Sewerage: $2,712,000
    Regular Highways: $1,164,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,116,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,022,000
    All Other: $325,000
    Housing and Community Development: $248,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $186,000
    Health and Hospitals: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,471,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,308,000
    Special Assessments: $1,189,000
    Rents: $823,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $743,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $448,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $237,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $21,528,000
    Public Welfare: $15,827,000
    All Other: $10,749,000
    Highways: $5,221,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,939,000
    Transit Utilities: $91,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,612,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,726,000
    Other License: $2,745,000

Richland County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $84,065,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $45,710,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $41,060,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,670,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,564,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,106,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,705,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $10,715,000
    Beginning: $10,675,000

Richland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,773,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,849,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,384,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,689
  • Number of aged recipients: 103
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,586
  • Number of recipients under 18: 440
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,928
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 321
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 893
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,223
Richland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED300$95,067384$94,1951,565$113,115147$50,2245$187,000147$68,51017$67,059
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$105,85741$112,488180$115,10018$60,7220$010$89,1001$64,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED72$82,319101$74,604719$120,143137$33,8032$132,50052$77,01928$45,071
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$72,91319$109,158235$126,82617$31,8240$08$89,0003$52,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$69,1005$69,60053$132,3776$43,5000$03$73,3331$30,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 25 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 ORIGINATED40$112,90035$133,2290$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$112,21125$136,4003$55,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$119,84610$120,7000$01$81,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$84,5005$100,6000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$136,0003$168,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Richland County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,27279.5 years
John1,19774.9 years
Robert98571.9 years
William93674.1 years
Charles77374.7 years
James72269.6 years
Helen63879.7 years
George52974.9 years
Ruth45179.7 years
Richard44170.2 years
Most common last names in Richland County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith48274.2 years
Miller37276.0 years
Williams22774.2 years
Brown20273.7 years
Davis20073.7 years
Johnson19372.0 years
Jones18075.5 years
Baker15575.6 years
Thompson14872.9 years
Taylor14373.6 years
Businesses in Richland County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts4LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's2Lowe's1
Arby's2Macy's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets11
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's6
Bath & Body Works1Meijer1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse1
Best Western1Menards1
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Budget Car Rental1Motherhood Maternity1
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance4
Burger King6Nike6
CVS3Nissan1
Casual Male XL1OfficeMax1
Catherines1Old Navy1
Chevrolet2Olive Garden1
Chipotle1Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Church's Chicken1Panera Bread1
Circle K4Papa John's Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Comfort Inn2Penske2
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Curves3Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen2Plato's Closet1
Days Inn1Popeyes1
Deb1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry2Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza2Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid5
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1Sam's Club1
Fashion Bug1Sears2
FedEx6Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks3
Ford2Steak 'n Shake1
GNC6Subway12
GameStop2Super 81
Gymboree1T-Mobile2
H&R Block5T.J.Maxx1
Haworth1Taco Bell4
Hilton1Target1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us2
Hollister Co.1Travelodge1
Home Depot1True Value2
Honda1U-Haul6
Hot Topic1UPS19
Hyundai1Value City Furniture1
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless2
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Walgreens3
KFC3Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's7
Kroger4White Castle1
La Quinta1YMCA2
La-Z-Boy1

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