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Seneca County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 55,842 (52% urban, 48% rural); it was 58,683 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,939
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,115
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,742
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,720 (it was 5,550 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 551 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 101 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Seneca County: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.8%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Educational, health and social services (13.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.1%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Seneca County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 27,944  (50.0%)
Females: 27,898  (50.0%)

Seneca County,OH real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Seneca County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,000 ($38,037 in 1999)

This county:

$50,000
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $493 (lower quartile is $389, upper quartile is $596)
This county:

$493
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,030 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Seneca:

$103,030
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,780 - $166,867
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $961
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $388

Institutionalized population: 870
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2009: 53 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $121,800
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,296 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,206 (1.2%)

Seneca County household income distribution in 2013 Seneca County home values distribution in 2013 Seneca County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.7%
Seneca County:

14.7%
Ohio:

14.6%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.7% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.9% for American Indian residents, 1.4% for other race residents, 36.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.4 years old
(Males: 37.9 years old, Females: 41.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.6 years old, Black residents: 23.7 years old, American Indian residents: 52.1 years old, Asian residents: 27.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 49.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Seneca County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $511 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $642 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tiffin, Fostoria, Bloomville, Attica, Bettsville, Republic, Bascom, Fort Seneca, Flat Rock, New Riegel.

Seneca 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
44802Alvada1417.615.664.474.1773.685.102.356.85
44803Amsden13.73.73.73.7  3.702.434.35
44807Attica2244.70.26.032.679.87163.642.451.055.25
44809Bascom214.9710.9510.215.5951.0210.954.0010.95
44815Bettsville614.52.26.24.854.9579.853.852.507.20
44818Bloomville1716.40.14.522.874.1491.542.902.036.33
44828Flat Rock24.52.53.53.351.4140.413.501.453.50
44830Fostoria20586.20.16.23.358.44136.263.701.907.83
44836Green Springs1419.60.85.413.185.77106.633.101.106.90
44841Kansas95.201.881.381.790.521.700.332.58
44853New Riegel45230.27.364.656.5288.525.002.4011.13
44861Old Fort12.22.22.22.2  2.201.532.23
44867Republic259.10.43.282.572.2167.352.601.704.63
44883Tiffin881111.20.18.384.4711.32135.095.202.3010.20

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

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Neighboring counties: Nantucket County, Massachusetts , Cuyahoga County , Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania , Marshall County, Indiana , Mercer County , Paulding County , Wood County , White County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 3,270
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 774 (27.8% naturalized citizens)

Seneca County:

1.4%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Seneca County population
  • 3612010 or later
  • 1552000 to 2009
  • 1151990 to 1999
  • 2261980 to 1989
  • 1251970 to 1979
  • 206Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.8%

Seneca County marital status for males Seneca County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,838
  • One, attached: 569
  • Two: 1,231
  • 3 or 4: 752
  • 5 to 9: 711
  • 10 to 19: 343
  • 20 to 49: 289
  • 50 or more: 200
  • Mobile homes: 1,064
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Seneca County with a mortgage: 8,746 (146 second mortgage, 1,130 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,658

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Seneca County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,8038
Mainline Protestant8,22142
Evangelical Protestant2,92929
Black Protestant5812
Other2223
None25,989-
Seneca 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: 10
Seneca County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Seneca County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 38
This county:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Seneca County:

9.7%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Seneca County:

28.5%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Seneca County:

Average size of farms: 237 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $46,919
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $185.69
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.89%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,089
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 83.78%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.22%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $83,057
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.21%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.83
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.60%
Corn for grain: 69441 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 37033 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 119829 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,161 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 46 acres

Earthquake activity:

Seneca County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.5 miles away from Seneca County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 109.5 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 206.3 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 74.8 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 311.4 miles away from Seneca 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 135.1 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, 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 Snow, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to December 24, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3198: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3198, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • 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 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, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 15, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-266: July 15, 1969, FEMA Id: 266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, Incident Period: April 14, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-191: April 14, 1965, FEMA Id: 191, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Seneca County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)

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


  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (17%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Saudi Arabia (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Cambodia (6%)
  • Serbia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Seneca County


  • German (46%)
  • American (13%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • Polish (1%)

Seneca County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,628 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,244 (6.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 128 (0.6%)
  • Ferryboat: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 261 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 68 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 1,133 (5.6%)
  • Worked at home: 674 (3.3%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 751 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 369 people in nursing homes
  • 300 people in other group homes
  • 165 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 1,384 people in college/university student housing
  • 523 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 209 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 141 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 90 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 86 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 48 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 17 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,935.

4.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,868 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.27% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($20,989 average AGI)
0.85% relocated from other states ($5,879 average AGI)
Seneca County:

0.85%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sandusky County, OH  0.67% ($27,667 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.56% ($22,730)
from Wyandot County, OH  0.30% ($29,147)
from Wood County, OH  0.29% ($29,262)
from Huron County, OH  0.23% ($30,788)
from Franklin County, OH  0.13% ($17,793)
from Crawford County, OH  0.12% ($31,385)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.71% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($22,089 average AGI)
1.18% relocated to other states ($8,197 average AGI)
Seneca County:

1.18%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hancock County, OH  0.70% ($28,146 average AGI)
to Sandusky County, OH  0.57% ($30,047)
to Wood County, OH  0.34% ($29,364)
to Franklin County, OH  0.33% ($23,400)
to Wyandot County, OH  0.32% ($25,753)
to Huron County, OH  0.21% ($29,979)
to Lucas County, OH  0.20% ($24,444)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Seneca County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Seneca County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Seneca County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Seneca County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Seneca County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Seneca County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Seneca County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Seneca County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Seneca County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,973 (8,280 aged, 1,693 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,099 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (952)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (829)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (580)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (454)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (269)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (264)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (257)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (190)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (160)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (153)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.46
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,382
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 156
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,030

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,440
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 964
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 94.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 59.4
  • Other - 34.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 55,842
  • In family households: 43,917 (7,540 male householders, 6,769 female householders)
    10,751 spouses, 15,412 children (14,289 natural, 314 adopted, 807 stepchildren), 751 grandchildren, 378 brothers or sisters, 236 parents, 539 other relatives, 1,479 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,892 (3,560 male householders (2,791 living alone)), 3,561 female householders (3,093 living alone)), 1,776 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,008

Size of family households: 7,121 2-persons, 3,016 3-persons, 2,394 4-persons, 1,272 5-persons, 330 6-persons, 189 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,881 1-person, 1,037 2-persons, 71 3-persons, 74 4-persons, 54 5-persons.

7,181 married couples with children.
3,901 single-parent households (1,005 men, 2,896 women).

96.7% of residents of Seneca speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $288,215,000 ($4,987 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,953,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $147,741,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $75,591,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,325,000
Federal grants: $45,436,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,393,000 ($350,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,729,000 ($578,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $13,854,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,561,000
Federal Government insurance: $49,692,000

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

Births: 3,844
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,987
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +106
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,099
Here -37 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Seneca County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.72 millions of gallons per day (28% from ground, 72% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.5

Year house built in Seneca County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Seneca County population
  • 1192014 or later
  • 532010 to 2013
  • 1,5362000 to 2009
  • 2,0751990 to 1999
  • 1,5881980 to 1989
  • 3,1941970 to 1979
  • 1,9881960 to 1969
  • 2,9541950 to 1959
  • 1,5471940 to 1949
  • 8,8701939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Seneca County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Seneca County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Seneca County population
  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1543 rooms
  • 8394 rooms
  • 2,5615 rooms
  • 3,6026 rooms
  • 2,8237 rooms
  • 2,4098 rooms
  • 2,9499+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seneca County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Seneca County population
  • 1201 room
  • 2342 rooms
  • 6813 rooms
  • 1,0884 rooms
  • 1,4805 rooms
  • 9956 rooms
  • 7657 rooms
  • 4338 rooms
  • 2669+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Seneca County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Seneca County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Seneca County population
  • 20no bedroom
  • 2831 bedroom
  • 3,0752 bedrooms
  • 8,4273 bedrooms
  • 2,8134 bedrooms
  • 7115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seneca County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Seneca County population
  • 120no bedroom
  • 1,1171 bedroom
  • 2,1402 bedrooms
  • 1,9243 bedrooms
  • 5794 bedrooms
  • 1805+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Seneca County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Seneca County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Seneca County population
  • 367no vehicle
  • 3,4601 vehicle
  • 6,7072 vehicles
  • 3,2183 vehicles
  • 1,1214 vehicles
  • 5165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Seneca County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Seneca County population
  • 1,096no vehicle
  • 2,7031 vehicle
  • 1,7122 vehicles
  • 3553 vehicles
  • 1944 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles

85.6% of Seneca County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Ohio.

Seneca County:

85.6%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 48,340
  • Other state: 6,385
  • Northeast: 981
  • Midwest: 1,859
  • South: 2,812
  • West: 746
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Seneca County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.1%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 19.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.3%Utility gas
  • 33.1%Electricity
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 641
Here:

11.0%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 330
Here:

10.5%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,311
Here:

66.7%
Ohio:

23.5%

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

Seneca County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Health - Other: $1,083,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $9,328,000
    Health - Other: $9,058,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,585,000
    Regular Highways: $4,596,000
    General - Other: $3,127,000
    Police Protection: $1,623,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,102,000
    General Public Buildings: $883,000
    Financial Administration: $690,000
    Central Staff Services: $506,000
    Air Transportation: $482,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $391,000
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000
    Sewerage: $90,000
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,243,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,657,000
    General - Other: $1,584,000
    Health - Other: $595,000
    Housing and Community Development: $435,000
    Financial Administration: $259,000
    Police Protection: $129,000
    Sewerage: $106,000
    Correctional Institutions: $100,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $73,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $64,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $20,000
    General Public Building: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,234,000

Seneca County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,612,000
    Regular Highways: $304,000
    Sewerage: $99,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $696,000
    Housing and Community Development: $383,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,562,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,529,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $446,000
    Rents: $431,000
    Special Assessments: $166,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,458,000
    Highways: $4,229,000
    All Other: $3,641,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,021,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,874,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,830,000
    Property: $6,600,000
    Other License: $143,000

Seneca County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,115,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,580,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,475,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,145,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $535,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $330,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $980,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $915,000

Seneca County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,435,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,468,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,603,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 894
  • Number of aged recipients: 49
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 845
  • Number of recipients under 18: 167
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 632
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 95
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 253
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 413
Seneca County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Seneca County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Seneca County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary49779.1 years
Robert44372.1 years
John39075.5 years
Charles37574.8 years
William34974.3 years
James28169.0 years
Helen25681.5 years
Paul22573.0 years
Richard22269.9 years
George20875.5 years
Most common last names in Seneca County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith24675.9 years
Miller18078.7 years
Brown9176.8 years
Wagner9077.7 years
Williams8776.5 years
Myers8675.1 years
Martin7776.4 years
Fox6774.9 years
Baker6679.6 years
Cook6576.3 years
Businesses in Seneca County, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets5
AutoZone2Maurices1
Best Western1Mazda1
Burger King2McDonald's2
Chevrolet1New Balance1
Circle K5Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Dennys1RadioShack2
FedEx2Rite Aid2
Ford2SAS Shoes1
GNC3Sears1
H&R Block2Staples1
Hilton1Subway4
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
JCPenney1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS8
Kroger2Vans1
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA2

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