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Seneca County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 55,669 (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: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.7%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Seneca County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 27,799  (49.9%)
Females: 27,870  (50.1%)
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Seneca County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Seneca County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,244 ($38,037 in 1999)

This county:

$44244
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $450 (lower quartile is $353, upper quartile is $547)
This county:

$450
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,056 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Seneca:

$95,056
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,977 - $146,691
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $965
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $351

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 cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,272 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,063 (1.2%)

Seneca County household income distribution in 2009 Seneca County home values distribution Seneca County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.2% for American Indian residents, 28.5% for other race residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
Seneca County:

16.0%
Ohio:

16.0%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.5% for Black residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.1% for American Indian residents, 25.1% for other race residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 20 years old, Asian residents: 23 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 41 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: 83.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 724 (48% naturalized citizens)

Seneca County:

1.2%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 122
  • 1990 to 1994: 45
  • 1985 to 1989: 142
  • 1980 to 1984: 84
  • 1975 to 1979: 43
  • 1970 to 1974: 82
  • 1970 to 1974: 42
  • 1965 to 1969: 164

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: 18,141
  • One, attached: 471
  • Two: 1,287
  • 3 or 4: 897
  • 5 to 9: 624
  • 10 to 19: 173
  • 20 or more: 531
  • Mobile homes: 1,559
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Seneca County with a mortgage: 8,478 (742 second mortgage, 1,672 home equity loan, 41 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,265

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Seneca County

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:

  • 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 Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1444): November 18, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1444, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • OhioBlizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared (EM-3055): January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • OhioSnowstorms, Incident Period: February 2, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3029): February 2, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • OhioTORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 15, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-266): July 15, 1969, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OhioTORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, Incident Period: April 14, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-191): April 14, 1965, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-191, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Seneca County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • 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%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

  • Laos (16%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)

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

  • German (50%)
  • United States or American (13%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Polish (1%)

Seneca County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,337 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 2,617 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 268 (1%)
  • Taxi: 21 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 100 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,013 (4%)
  • Other means: 185 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 721 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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%

Percentage of residents relocating from 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%

Percentage of residents relocating to 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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 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 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: 6381.840
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 155.740
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46029.52

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1440.430
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 963.760
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.96

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34.94
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.96

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: 54,211
  • In family households: 45,645 (10,944 male householders, 3,926 female householders)
    11,235 spouses, 15,865 children (14,511 natural, 333 adopted, 1,021 stepchildren), 1,045 grandchildren, 285 brothers or sisters, 265 parents, 407 other relatives, 1,519 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,566 (3,425 male householders (2,697 living alone)), 3,479 female householders (3,023 living alone)), 1,662 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,534 (870 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,000 2-persons, 3,187 3-persons, 2,575 4-persons, 1,330 5-persons, 508 6-persons, 270 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,720 1-person, 924 2-persons, 146 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

10,622 married couples with children.
3,410 single-parent households (884 men, 2,526 women).

96.2% of residents of Seneca County speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $288,215,000 ($4987 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:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 79
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,402
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,215
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,693
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,058
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,332
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,761
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,251
  • 1939 or earlier: 9,104
Rooms in houses/apartments in Seneca County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 43
  • 3 rooms: 162
  • 4 rooms: 992
  • 5 rooms: 3,435
  • 6 rooms: 4,365
  • 7 rooms: 3,492
  • 8 rooms: 2,282
  • 9+ rooms: 1,967
  • 1 room: 143
  • 2 rooms: 235
  • 3 rooms: 863
  • 4 rooms: 1,371
  • 5 rooms: 1,206
  • 6 rooms: 802
  • 7 rooms: 525
  • 8 rooms: 254
  • 9+ rooms: 151
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Seneca County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 309
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,355
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,602
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,917
  • 5+ bedrooms: 549
  • no bedroom: 216
  • 1 bedroom: 1,289
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,109
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,492
  • 4 bedrooms: 362
  • 5+ bedrooms: 82
Cars and other vehicles available in Seneca County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 583
  • 1 vehicle: 4,336
  • 2 vehicles: 7,224
  • 3 vehicles: 3,300
  • 4 vehicles: 895
  • 5+ vehicles: 404
  • no vehicle: 748
  • 1 vehicle: 2,659
  • 2 vehicles: 1,646
  • 3 vehicles: 374
  • 4 vehicles: 76
  • 5+ vehicles: 47

63% of Seneca County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Ohio.

Seneca County:

62.9%
State average:

58.2%

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

  • This state: 50861
  • Northeast: 1092
  • Midwest: 1906
  • South: 3195
  • West: 677

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $63,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Seneca County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (54.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.5%)
  • Electricity (15.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.0%)
  • Wood (4.9%)
  • Utility gas (61.3%)
  • Electricity (25.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.4%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 847
Here:

12.1%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 407
Here:

10.8%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,609
Here:

55.3%
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)

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
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Seneca County on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"