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Scioto County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2019: 75,314 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 79,195 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,634
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,492
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,646
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,744 (it was 9,225 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

32%

Land area: 612 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 123 people per square mile   (average).

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

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.6%), Retail trade (13.6%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Scioto County, OH (2019)
    • 70,63293.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,1282.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3391.8%Two or more races
    • 1,0861.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3410.4%Asian alone
    • 2350.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1130.1%Some other race alone
    • 80.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years
Males: 36,942  (49.1%)
Females: 38,372  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Scioto County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,571 ($28,008 in 1999)
This county:

$45,571
Ohio:

$58,642

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $515 (lower quartile is $417, upper quartile is $595)
This county:

$515
State:

$662


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $115,100 (it was $59,900 in 2000)
Scioto:

$115,100
Ohio:

$157,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,300 - $189,100

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $153,701
Here:

$153,701
State:

$198,781

Townhouses or other attached units: $124,388
Here:

$124,388
State:

$188,193

In 2-unit structures: $178,824
Here:

$178,824
State:

$118,841

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,877
Here:

$228,877
State:

$143,144

Mobile homes: $161,518
Here:

$161,518
State:

$56,406

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $90,224
Here:

$90,224
State:

$134,188

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,050
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $394

Institutionalized population: 2,864

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 23
  • Assaults: 47
  • Burglaries: 742
  • Thefts: 1499
  • Auto thefts: 69

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 21
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 985
  • Thefts: 1334
  • Auto thefts: 162
Scioto County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Scioto, OH residents
Average permit cost in Scioto, OH
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,379 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $958 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Scioto, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Scioto, OH in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Scioto, OH in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.1%
Scioto County:

23.1%
Ohio:

13.1%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.6% for American Indian residents, 27.6% for other race residents, 18.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.2 years old
(Males: 37.9 years old, Females: 42.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.8 years old, Black residents: 28.6 years old, American Indian residents: 30.6 years old, Asian residents: 35.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.1 years old, Other race residents: 31.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Scioto County is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $660 a month.

Cities in this county include: Portsmouth, Wheelersburg, West Portsmouth, New Boston, Rosemount, Lucasville, Franklin Furnace, Sciotodale, Clarktown, South Webster.

Scioto 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
45629Franklin Furnace20.80.40.60.570.2847.140.601.950.60
45636Haverhill20.80.60.70.690.1420.20.700.650.70
45648Lucasville3929.50.14.861.966.69137.661.800.785.55
45652Mc Dermott1011.20.83.832.793.2584.762.601.205.25
45653Minford927.90.11.320.91.1788.931.100.601.70
45662Portsmouth9016.10.13.472.62.6877.052.601.604.70
45663West Portsmouth23.33.33.33.3003.302.453.30
45682South Webster52.81.82.422.390.4117.142.401.932.70
45684Stout821.60.811.358.277.4265.378.407.4015.20
45694Wheelersburg149.20.83.052.22.7289.082.001.053.40

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

2018 air pollution in Scioto County:

Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cape May County, New Jersey , Calhoun County, West Virginia , Clermont County , Talbot County, Maryland , Napa County, California , Henry County, Kentucky , Ness County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Ohio:

5.2%

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

Current college students: 3,208
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 259 (17.0% naturalized citizens)

Scioto County:

0.3%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2122010 or later
  • 2402000 to 2009
  • 141990 to 1999
  • 831980 to 1989
  • 671970 to 1979
  • 114Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.3%

Scioto County marital status for males Scioto County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,566
  • One, attached: 447
  • Two: 950
  • 3 or 4: 908
  • 5 to 9: 1,395
  • 10 to 19: 724
  • 20 to 49: 447
  • 50 or more: 474
  • Mobile homes: 4,665

Housing units in Scioto County with a mortgage: 10,551 (75 second mortgage, 963 home equity loan, 67 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,451

Here:

52.6% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scioto County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,839107
Mainline Protestant4,41842
Catholic3,2507
Other9158
Black Protestant2242
None59,853-
Scioto 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: 13
Scioto County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
This county:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Scioto County:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 48
This county:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Scioto County:

10.3%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Scioto County:

32.4%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Scioto County:

Average size of farms: 136 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,968
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $149.75
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.41%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,170
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.53%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,215
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.47
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.10%
Corn for grain: 7827 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1047 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 16185 harvested acres
Vegetables: 247 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 256 acres

Earthquake activity:

Scioto County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 67.5 miles away from Scioto County center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 278.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 189.4 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) earthquake occurred 268.1 miles away from Scioto 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 230.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Ohio Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4507, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding, And Landslides, Incident Period: February 5, 2019 - February 13, 2019, FEMA Id: 4424, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 14, 2018 - February 25, 2018, FEMA Id: 4360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to May 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4002: July 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4002, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to March 18, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1453: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 1453, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Ohio Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 18, 2000 to March 02, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1321: March 07, 2000, FEMA Id: 1321, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 17, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1164: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1164, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Incident Period: May 02, 1996 to June 24, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1122: June 24, 1996, FEMA Id: 1122, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Scioto County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Scioto

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 22,458 (86.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,713 (6.6%)
  • Bus: 19 (0.1%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 80 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 40 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 619 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 921 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (17%)
  • Mexico (17%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Belarus (6%)
  • Other Northern Europe (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Ghana (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Scioto County


  • American (23%)
  • German (16%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 1,512 people in state prisons
  • 1,059 people in nursing homes
  • 244 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 178 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 163 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 116 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 61 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 61 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 39 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,411 people in state prisons
  • 925 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 671 people in college/university student housing
  • 284 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 232 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 48 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,648.

3.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.00% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($19,057 average AGI)
1.52% relocated from other states ($15,703 average AGI)
Scioto County:

1.52%
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 Pike County, OH  0.32% ($41,208 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.30% ($33,931)
from Franklin County, OH  0.25% ($35,230)
from Greenup County, KY  0.25% ($36,167)
from Jackson County, OH  0.17% ($28,317)
from Adams County, OH  0.11% ($32,926)
from Ross County, OH  0.11% ($34,962)


4.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.07%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.31% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($21,655 average AGI)
1.76% relocated to other states ($18,518 average AGI)
Scioto County:

1.76%
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 Pike County, OH  0.38% ($42,021 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.37% ($37,308)
to Greenup County, KY  0.28% ($37,638)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.22% ($40,642)
to Adams County, OH  0.16% ($33,725)
to Ross County, OH  0.15% ($35,000)
to Jackson County, OH  0.11% ($27,464)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Scioto County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Scioto County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Scioto County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scioto County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Scioto County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Scioto County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Scioto County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Scioto County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Scioto County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,005 (11,264 aged, 3,741 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 842 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,899)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,854)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,410)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,200)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (570)
  • Unspecified dementia (515)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (513)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (511)
  • Congestive heart failure (402)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (325)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.3
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,048
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 288
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 97,664

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,349
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,164
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 90

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 59.1. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 103.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 68.4
  • Other - 35.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 75,314
  • Male householders: 13,872 (3,323 living alone), Female householders: 15,447 (4,225 living alone)
  • 13,218 spouses (13,008 opposite-sex spouses), 3,090 unmarried partners, (3,090 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 18,577 children (16,653 natural, 152 adopted, 1,772 stepchildren), 3,601 grandchildren, 686 brothers or sisters, 1,278 parents, 69 foster children, 881 other relatives, 1,045 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,550

Size of family households: 8,275 2-persons, 3,399 3-persons, 3,678 4-persons, 1,972 5-persons, 1,211 6-persons, 1,024 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,548 1-person, 2,107 2-persons, 68 3-persons, 37 4-persons.

8,621 married couples with children.
4,368 single-parent households (576 men, 3,792 women).

98.4% of residents of Scioto speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $577,465,000 ($7,495 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,962,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $230,199,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $129,721,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,238,000
Federal grants: $194,767,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,370,000 ($57,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $16,169,000 ($4,930,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,546,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $20,112,000
Federal Government insurance: $56,153,000

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

Births: 5,226
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,171
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +131
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,747
Here -36 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Scioto County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.25 millions of gallons per day (34% from ground, 66% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Scioto County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Scioto County, Ohio
  • 8362014 or later
  • 6412010 to 2013
  • 3,1872000 to 2009
  • 3,3311990 to 1999
  • 3,4241980 to 1989
  • 7,3181970 to 1979
  • 3,9541960 to 1969
  • 4,1711950 to 1959
  • 2,4481940 to 1949
  • 5,2661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scioto County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scioto County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scioto County, Ohio
  • 01 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 3163 rooms
  • 2,1404 rooms
  • 4,2765 rooms
  • 4,4296 rooms
  • 3,5927 rooms
  • 3,0908 rooms
  • 2,1229+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scioto County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scioto County, Ohio
  • 451 room
  • 872 rooms
  • 5903 rooms
  • 3,2374 rooms
  • 2,2275 rooms
  • 1,8246 rooms
  • 7967 rooms
  • 4038 rooms
  • 1089+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scioto County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scioto County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scioto County, Ohio
  • 0no bedroom
  • 5111 bedroom
  • 4,3242 bedrooms
  • 10,6993 bedrooms
  • 3,4834 bedrooms
  • 9855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scioto County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scioto County, Ohio
  • 132no bedroom
  • 8401 bedroom
  • 4,8872 bedrooms
  • 2,6793 bedrooms
  • 6654 bedrooms
  • 1145+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Scioto County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Scioto County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Scioto County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 515no vehicle
  • 3,9541 vehicle
  • 7,7522 vehicles
  • 5,0703 vehicles
  • 2,0464 vehicles
  • 6655+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Scioto County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Scioto County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,069no vehicle
  • 4,9871 vehicle
  • 2,8832 vehicles
  • 3523 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.2% of Scioto County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Ohio.

Scioto County:

85.2%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 62,358
  • Other state: 12,558
  • Northeast: 1,414
  • Midwest: 2,209
  • South: 7,966
  • West: 969
Year householders moved into unit in Scioto County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scioto County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.8%Utility gas
  • 35.5%Electricity
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 39.2%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 385
Here:

5.2%
Ohio:

13.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 343
Here:

8.8%
Ohio:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 337
Here:

11.4%
Ohio:

23.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Scioto County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $13,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,884,000
    Sewerage: $3,945,000
    Air Transportation: $111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,506,000
    Sewerage: $832,000
    Correctional Institutions: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000
    Financial Administration: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,725,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,488,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,221,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,507,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,843,000
    Regular Highways: $3,741,000
    Police Protection: $3,304,000
    Sewerage: $2,621,000
    Financial Administration: $1,623,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,400,000
    Solid Waste Management: $852,000
    Transit Utilities: $805,000
    Housing and Community Development: $461,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $168,000
    Air Transportation: $90,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $410,000
    Public Welfare: $304,000
    Other: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $437,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $303,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $339,000
    Health - Other: $101,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $497,000
    Other: $116,000
    General Local Government Support: $81,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $140,730,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $129,260,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $122,215,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,745,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,051,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,532,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,519,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,403,000
    Special Assessments: $665,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $343,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $247,000
    Sale of Property: $227,000
    Rents: $83,000
    Interest Earnings: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $3,304,000
    Air Transportation: $527,000
    Health - Other: $469,000
    Correctional Institutions: $446,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $391,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $195,000
    Transit Utilities: $146,000
    Sewerage: $76,000
    Regular Highways: $56,000
    Central Staff Services: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,996,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $342,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $140,730,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,469,000
    Other: $9,725,000
    Highways: $8,616,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,191,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,088,000
    Transit Utilities: $593,000
    Housing and Community Development: $453,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,526,000
    Property: $8,480,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $468,000
    Other License: $158,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,402,000

Scioto County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $13,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,884,000
    Sewerage: $3,945,000
    Air Transportation: $111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,506,000
    Sewerage: $832,000
    Correctional Institutions: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000
    Financial Administration: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,725,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,488,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,221,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,507,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,843,000
    Regular Highways: $3,741,000
    Police Protection: $3,304,000
    Sewerage: $2,621,000
    Financial Administration: $1,623,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,400,000
    Solid Waste Management: $852,000
    Transit Utilities: $805,000
    Housing and Community Development: $461,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $168,000
    Air Transportation: $90,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $410,000
    Public Welfare: $304,000
    Other: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $437,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $303,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $339,000
    Health - Other: $101,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $497,000
    Other: $116,000
    General Local Government Support: $81,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $140,730,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $129,260,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $122,215,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,745,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,051,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,532,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,519,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,403,000
    Special Assessments: $665,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $343,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $247,000
    Sale of Property: $227,000
    Rents: $83,000
    Interest Earnings: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $3,304,000
    Air Transportation: $527,000
    Health - Other: $469,000
    Correctional Institutions: $446,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $391,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $195,000
    Transit Utilities: $146,000
    Sewerage: $76,000
    Regular Highways: $56,000
    Central Staff Services: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,996,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $342,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $140,730,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,469,000
    Other: $9,725,000
    Highways: $8,616,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,191,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,088,000
    Transit Utilities: $593,000
    Housing and Community Development: $453,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,526,000
    Property: $8,480,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $468,000
    Other License: $158,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,402,000

Scioto County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $13,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,884,000
    Sewerage: $3,945,000
    Air Transportation: $111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,506,000
    Sewerage: $832,000
    Correctional Institutions: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000
    Financial Administration: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,725,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,488,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,221,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,507,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,843,000
    Regular Highways: $3,741,000
    Police Protection: $3,304,000
    Sewerage: $2,621,000
    Financial Administration: $1,623,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,400,000
    Solid Waste Management: $852,000
    Transit Utilities: $805,000
    Housing and Community Development: $461,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $168,000
    Air Transportation: $90,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $410,000
    Public Welfare: $304,000
    Other: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $437,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $303,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $339,000
    Health - Other: $101,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $497,000
    Other: $116,000
    General Local Government Support: $81,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $140,730,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $129,260,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $122,215,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,745,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,051,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,532,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,519,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,403,000
    Special Assessments: $665,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $343,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $247,000
    Sale of Property: $227,000
    Rents: $83,000
    Interest Earnings: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $3,304,000
    Air Transportation: $527,000
    Health - Other: $469,000
    Correctional Institutions: $446,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $391,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $195,000
    Transit Utilities: $146,000
    Sewerage: $76,000
    Regular Highways: $56,000
    Central Staff Services: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,996,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $342,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $140,730,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,469,000
    Other: $9,725,000
    Highways: $8,616,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,191,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,088,000
    Transit Utilities: $593,000
    Housing and Community Development: $453,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,526,000
    Property: $8,480,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $468,000
    Other License: $158,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,402,000

Scioto County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $13,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,884,000
    Sewerage: $3,945,000
    Air Transportation: $111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,506,000
    Sewerage: $832,000
    Correctional Institutions: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $289,000
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000
    Financial Administration: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,725,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,488,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,221,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,507,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,843,000
    Regular Highways: $3,741,000
    Police Protection: $3,304,000
    Sewerage: $2,621,000
    Financial Administration: $1,623,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,400,000
    Solid Waste Management: $852,000
    Transit Utilities: $805,000
    Housing and Community Development: $461,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $168,000
    Air Transportation: $90,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $410,000
    Public Welfare: $304,000
    Other: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $437,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $303,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $339,000
    Health - Other: $101,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $497,000
    Other: $116,000
    General Local Government Support: $81,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $140,730,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $129,260,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $122,215,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,745,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,051,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,532,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,519,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,403,000
    Special Assessments: $665,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $343,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $247,000
    Sale of Property: $227,000
    Rents: $83,000
    Interest Earnings: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $3,304,000
    Air Transportation: $527,000
    Health - Other: $469,000
    Correctional Institutions: $446,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $391,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $195,000
    Transit Utilities: $146,000
    Sewerage: $76,000
    Regular Highways: $56,000
    Central Staff Services: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,996,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $342,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $140,730,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,469,000
    Other: $9,725,000
    Highways: $8,616,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,191,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,088,000
    Transit Utilities: $593,000
    Housing and Community Development: $453,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,526,000
    Property: $8,480,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $468,000
    Other License: $158,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,402,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 5,276
  • Number of aged recipients: 169
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 5,107
  • Number of recipients under 18: 468
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 4,097
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 711
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,330
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,708
Most common first names in Scioto County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William71174.1 years
Mary64578.1 years
John64174.4 years
James63071.4 years
Charles56672.8 years
Robert37869.7 years
George30575.2 years
Helen28378.4 years
Ruth23877.8 years
Paul23569.6 years
Most common last names in Scioto County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith34275.1 years
Johnson20174.2 years
Williams19075.9 years
Miller18776.5 years
Brown18174.4 years
Davis17077.0 years
Moore14073.7 years
Cooper12974.7 years
Hall12872.3 years
Lewis12574.8 years
Businesses in Scioto County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lowe's1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware2Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's3
Applebee's1New Balance2
Arby's3Nike2
AutoZone2Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS3Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet2RadioShack2
Comfort Inn2Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen2SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx3Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Staples1
GameStop1Starbucks1
H&R Block5Subway6
Holiday Inn2Super 81
Honda1Taco Bell3
KFC2Tim Hortons1
Kincaid1Toyota1
Kmart1U-Haul6
Kroger2UPS10
La-Z-Boy4Vans1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza2Wendy's4
Long John Silver's2

Scioto County on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"