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Wood County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 129,590 (70% urban, 30% rural); it was 121,065 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 23,412
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,838
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 31,892
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,793 (it was 13,280 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 617 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 210 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wood County: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.8%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Wood County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 63,352  (48.9%)
Females: 66,238  (51.1%)
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Wood County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Wood County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,680 ($44,442 in 1999)

This county:

$51680
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $588 (lower quartile is $455, upper quartile is $702)
This county:

$588
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $147,300 (it was $111,200 in 2000)
Wood:

$147,300
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,300 - $211,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $164,255
Here:

$164,255
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $168,440
Here:

$168,440
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $103,884
Here:

$103,884
State:

$104,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $274,977
Here:

$274,977
State:

$110,889

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,773
Here:

$117,773
State:

$159,965

Mobile homes: $28,193
Here:

$28,193
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,292
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $458

Institutionalized population: 1,043

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 134
  • Thefts: 416
  • Auto thefts: 35

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 182
  • Thefts: 414
  • Auto thefts: 43
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 439 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2008: 197 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2009: 128 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2010: 152 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2011: 134 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 2012: 154 buildings, average cost: $212,000
  • 2013: 182 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2014: 214 buildings, average cost: $224,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,463 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,872 (1.5%)

Wood County household income distribution in 2009 Wood County home values distribution Wood County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.9% for Black residents, 15.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for American Indian residents, 30.1% for other race residents, 29.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
Wood County:

13.8%
Ohio:

16.0%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.8% for American Indian residents, 26.5% for other race residents, 27.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 34 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37 years old, Black residents: 23 years old, American Indian residents: 50 years old, Asian residents: 23 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 48 years old)

Area name: Toledo, OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wood County is $473 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $585 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $755 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bowling Green, Perrysburg, Rossford, Northwood, North Baltimore, Walbridge, Weston, Pemberville, Bradner, Millbury.

Wood 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
43402Bowling Green83843.103.371.793.96117.442.000.904.45
43403Bowling Green64.40.11.550.791.62104.411.300.151.95
43406Bradner115.90.13.452.332.2364.842.901.605.45
43413Cygnet2211.60.13.662.223.1184.922.501.605.00
43414Dunbridge830.52.151.761.0549.032.550.502.80
43437Jerry City54.90.11.340.552.02150.790.500.130.88
43441Lemoyne31.60.71.31.210.5239.971.600.771.60
43443Luckey337.10.23.012.142.1671.812.701.234.95
43447Millbury2015.90.54.32.923.8489.43.751.105.20
43450Pemberville1193303.692.394.33117.22.701.204.83
43451Portage137.80.12.021.122.11041.200.532.53
43457Risingsun97.60.12.681.742.1981.832.101.103.18
43460Rossford6726.10.13.972.234.67117.642.201.404.70
43462Rudolph2411.80.11.790.82.77154.730.900.501.20
43465Walbridge2811.80.44.062.723.6188.952.501.405.10
43466Wayne182.90.11.120.90.762.380.850.601.70
43511Custar1424.10.15.391.998.09150.062.650.704.45
43522Grand Rapids3227.50.24.562.077.14156.652.201.003.10
43525Haskins115.10.11.640.951.66101.571.100.431.68
43551Perrysburg875145.504.692.388.7185.582.801.105.50
43552Perrysburg27.814.42.794.81109.284.401.054.40
43565Tontogany615.90.57.724.696.6786.465.501.7511.45
43569Weston4218.102.551.293.86151.31.700.602.75
43619Northwood4818.70.13.982.054.29107.632.851.205.50
44817Bloomdale2810.50.14.042.552.9272.353.601.805.10
45872North Baltimore2614.80.13.62.283.72103.232.501.803.45

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

2012 air pollution in Wood County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.033 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Humboldt County, Nevada , Del Norte County, California , Cuyahoga County , Marshall County, Indiana , Seneca County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 18,158
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,925 (41% naturalized citizens)

Wood County:

2.4%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 894
  • 1990 to 1994: 489
  • 1985 to 1989: 260
  • 1980 to 1984: 266
  • 1975 to 1979: 196
  • 1970 to 1974: 101
  • 1970 to 1974: 140
  • 1965 to 1969: 579

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.7%

Wood County marital status for males Wood County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 30,382
  • One, attached: 1,462
  • Two: 1,613
  • 3 or 4: 1,740
  • 5 to 9: 2,562
  • 10 to 19: 2,358
  • 20 or more: 2,327
  • Mobile homes: 4,970
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 54

Housing units in Wood County with a mortgage: 18,299 (1,630 second mortgage, 4,258 home equity loan, 136 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,356

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wood County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,56413
Evangelical Protestant20,72854
Mainline Protestant19,80668
Other3,2407
Black Protestant4793
Orthodox851
None59,586-
Wood 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: 20
Wood County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Wood County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 94
This county:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wood County:

9.2%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Wood County:

29.4%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Wood County:

Average size of farms: 287 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $76,151
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $228.71
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.39%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $75,637
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.40%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $106,348
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.48
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.24%
Corn for grain: 78474 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 42598 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 138093 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,940 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wood County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 166.7 miles away from Wood County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 127.7 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 72.0 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 222.0 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 305.1 miles away from Wood 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 149.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 12, 1992 to August 1, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-951): August 4, 1992, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-951, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Wood County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

  • Canada (11%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • India (6%)

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

  • German (36%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Wood County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 51,760 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 4,778 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 188 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 4 (0%)
  • Railroad: 14 (0%)
  • Taxi: 36 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 61 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 284 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,517 (4%)
  • Other means: 242 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,323 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 6,377 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 777 people in nursing homes
  • 136 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 123 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 95 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 60 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 57 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 55 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 24 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 24 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 24 people in religious group quarters
  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 5,013 people in college/university student housing
  • 755 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 155 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 118 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 64 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 39 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 21 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,716.

7.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($96 average AGI)
Wood County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

5.39% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($25,669 average AGI)
2.05% relocated from other states ($14,400 average AGI)
Wood County:

2.05%
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 Lucas County, OH  2.80% ($37,905 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.38% ($38,713)
from Ottawa County, OH  0.28% ($31,684)
from Sandusky County, OH  0.28% ($34,098)
from Seneca County, OH  0.16% ($29,364)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.15% ($29,886)
from Henry County, OH  0.14% ($37,308)


7.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($97 average AGI)
Wood County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.04%

5.08% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($23,255 average AGI)
2.56% relocated to other states ($15,978 average AGI)
Wood County:

2.56%
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 Lucas County, OH  2.44% ($34,017 average AGI)
to Hancock County, OH  0.41% ($35,276)
to Franklin County, OH  0.34% ($30,209)
to Ottawa County, OH  0.26% ($49,961)
to Sandusky County, OH  0.20% ($39,116)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.20% ($30,670)
to Seneca County, OH  0.14% ($29,262)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Wood County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Wood County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Wood County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wood County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wood County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 16,702 (14,585 aged, 2,117 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,938 (7%)

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 Wood County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1600)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1001)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (985)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (639)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (472)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (468)
  • Unspecified dementia (441)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (389)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (320)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (307)

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: 0.81
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3129.510
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 78.68
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23275.85

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1061.090
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 726.220
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.68

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30.96
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 96.83

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.88
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 110.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 48.7
  • Suffocation - 36.0
  • Other - 25.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 119,258
  • In family households: 94,380 (23,009 male householders, 7,914 female householders)
    24,587 spouses, 32,800 children (30,292 natural, 846 adopted, 1,662 stepchildren), 1,737 grandchildren, 653 brothers or sisters, 519 parents, 587 other relatives, 2,204 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 24,878 (8,533 male householders (5,989 living alone)), 9,587 female householders (7,513 living alone)), 6,758 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,230 (1,043 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 14,229 2-persons, 6,735 3-persons, 5,951 4-persons, 2,763 5-persons, 857 6-persons, 388 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,502 1-person, 3,188 2-persons, 854 3-persons, 473 4-persons, 81 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

21,441 married couples with children.
5,408 single-parent households (1,421 men, 3,987 women).

94.2% of residents of Wood County speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $445,014,000 ($3610 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,040,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $200,843,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $130,010,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,141,000
Federal grants: $76,790,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,522,000 ($1,843,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $20,708,000 ($6,628,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $129,797,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $26,274,000
Federal Government insurance: $64,608,000

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

Births: 6,995
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,872
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +713
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +194
Here +2 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Wood County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.66 millions of gallons per day (7% from ground, 93% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 716
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,569
  • 1990 to 1999: 9,192
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,612
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,868
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,653
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,356
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,583
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,026
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wood County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 101
  • 3 rooms: 398
  • 4 rooms: 2,224
  • 5 rooms: 5,414
  • 6 rooms: 6,793
  • 7 rooms: 6,769
  • 8 rooms: 5,253
  • 9+ rooms: 4,933
  • 1 room: 440
  • 2 rooms: 1,008
  • 3 rooms: 2,795
  • 4 rooms: 4,119
  • 5 rooms: 2,444
  • 6 rooms: 1,147
  • 7 rooms: 636
  • 8 rooms: 449
  • 9+ rooms: 242
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wood County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 455
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,517
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,237
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,547
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,125
  • no bedroom: 525
  • 1 bedroom: 3,958
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,804
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,326
  • 4 bedrooms: 537
  • 5+ bedrooms: 130
Cars and other vehicles available in Wood County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 833
  • 1 vehicle: 7,624
  • 2 vehicles: 15,277
  • 3 vehicles: 5,935
  • 4 vehicles: 1,610
  • 5+ vehicles: 613
  • no vehicle: 1,166
  • 1 vehicle: 6,684
  • 2 vehicles: 3,914
  • 3 vehicles: 993
  • 4 vehicles: 359
  • 5+ vehicles: 164

54% of Wood County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Ohio.

Wood County:

54.0%
State average:

58.2%

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

  • This state: 95819
  • Northeast: 4339
  • Midwest: 9108
  • South: 6350
  • West: 1871

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $96,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wood County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (74.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.2%)
  • Electricity (7.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (61.3%)
  • Electricity (31.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,452
Here:

11.0%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 501
Here:

6.9%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 704
Here:

4.4%
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)

Wood County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,581,000
    Health - Other: $1,266,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    General Public Buildings: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $48,151,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,861,000
    General - Other: $10,111,000
    Regular Highways: $6,879,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,226,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $6,053,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,831,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,046,000
    Police Protection: $2,875,000
    Financial Administration: $2,744,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,659,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,123,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,320,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,308,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,084,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $746,000
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000
    Air Transportation: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,937,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Natural Resources - Other: $427,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $644,000
    General - Other: $441,000
    Solid Waste Management: $399,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $166,000
    Regular Highways: $165,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,000
    Police Protection: $38,000
    Financial Administration: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,419,000

Wood County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $28,725,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,919,000
    Regular Highways: $638,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,799,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,236,000
    Special Assessments: $1,016,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $533,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $21,890,000
    Public Welfare: $8,714,000
    Highways: $6,084,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,970,000
    All Other: $2,913,000
    Housing and Community Development: $651,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,388,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,875,000
    Other License: $2,145,000

Wood County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $34,200,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $30,310,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,853,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,758,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,095,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $610,000

Wood County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,519,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,374,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,183,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,130
  • Number of aged recipients: 77
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,053
  • Number of recipients under 18: 238
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 739
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 153
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 381
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 508
Wood County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 25 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED429$137,779563$144,4922,561$148,54073$47,8906$1,218,167101$137,92121$48,810
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$109,55647$133,766236$148,46229$35,6550$011$68,0009$51,556
APPLICATIONS DENIED67$133,50763$111,968827$151,26494$30,8402$153,50029$71,86233$42,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN32$124,12569$148,072479$151,24410$90,9001$250,00021$93,7142$37,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$86,71410$127,800123$145,0659$46,0000$03$133,6671$34,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 25 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED119$170,11875$178,5470$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$188,93841$180,3412$175,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$146,27316$184,8130$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$145,8336$177,8330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$106,0004$167,5000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Wood County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary59679.2 years
John58475.0 years
Robert53172.3 years
Helen44581.1 years
William44273.8 years
James39170.1 years
Charles36476.3 years
George28377.6 years
Ruth27781.4 years
Richard26069.9 years
Most common last names in Wood County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30277.6 years
Miller18476.0 years
Snyder12675.2 years
Johnson11776.0 years
Brown10975.2 years
Williams8976.6 years
Davis8277.6 years
Baker6977.6 years
Swartz6878.2 years
Long6677.7 years
Businesses in Wood County, OH
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Knights Inn1
ALDI1Kohl's1
AT&T5Kroger2
Ace Hardware2La Quinta1
Advance Auto Parts2La-Z-Boy1
Ann Taylor1Lane Bryant1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture1
Arby's6Little Caesars Pizza2
AutoZone3Long John Silver's1
Bath & Body Works1Lowe's1
Baymont Inn1Marriott1
Bed Bath & Beyond1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Best Western1Maurices1
Blockbuster2McDonald's9
Buffalo Wild Wings2Meijer2
Burger King7New Balance2
Carson Pirie Scott1New York & Co1
Chevrolet2Nike5
Chico's1Nissan1
Chipotle1OfficeMax2
Circle K10Panera Bread2
Cold Stone Creamery2Papa John's Pizza1
Coldwater Creek1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Penske2
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves3Pizza Hut3
Dairy Queen1Plato's Closet1
Days Inn2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Deb1Quality2
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack2
Dennys2Rite Aid5
Discount Tire1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza2SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn1Sears4
Dressbarn1Shoe Carnival1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel3
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx24Starbucks5
Ford1Subway21
GNC4Super 81
GameStop2T-Mobile3
Goodwill3T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell4
H&R Block6Talbots1
Hilton2Target1
Hobby Lobby2Tim Hortons2
Holiday Inn4Toyota1
Home Depot2True Value2
Honda1U-Haul9
Hyundai1UPS31
IHOP1Verizon Wireless2
J. Jill1Volkswagen1
Jamba Juice1Waffle House2
Jimmy John's8Walgreens3
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart2
Jones New York3Wendy's7
Justice1YMCA1
KFC2

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