Ashtabula County, Ohio Demographics (select)

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General Profile - Ashtabula County, Ohio
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Population - total, 1997.............................................       103,140
Population - total, 1990.............................................        99,821
Population - total, 1980.............................................       104,215
Population - percent change, 1990 to 1997............................           3.3
Population - percent change, 1980 to 1990............................          -4.2
Population - white, 1996.............................................        97,972
Population - percent white, 1996.....................................          95.9
Population - black, 1996.............................................         3,542
Population - percent black, 1996.....................................           3.5
Population - American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut, 1996.................           210
Population - percent American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut, 1996.........           0.2
Population - Asian or Pacific Islander, 1996.........................           483
Population - percent Asian or Pacific Islander, 1996.................           0.5
Population - Hispanic (may be of any race), 1996.....................         1,888
Population - percent Hispanic (may be of any race), 1996.............           1.8
Population - under 5 years, 1996.....................................         6,950
Population - 5 to 14 years, 1996.....................................        15,451
Population - 65 years and over, 1996.................................        15,593
Vital statistics (NCHS) - births, 1994...............................         1,366
Vital statistics (NCHS) - births per 1000 resident population, 1994..          13.4
Vital statistics (NCHS) - deaths, 1994...............................         1,107
Vital statistics (NCHS) - deaths per 1000 resident population, 1994..          10.9
Vital statistics (NCHS) - infant deaths, 1994........................            13
Vital statistics (NCHS) - infant deaths per 1000 live births, 1994...           9.5
Public school enrollment (NCES) - number, fall 1994-1995.............        18,467
Public school enrollment (NCES) - number, fall 1991-1992.............        18,740
Educational attainment - percent persons 25 years and over high
 school graduates, 1990..............................................          72.4
Educational attainment - percent persons 25 years and over college
 graduates, 1990.....................................................           9.0
Local government finances - per capita property taxes (dollars),
 1992................................................................           477
Federal funds and grants - per capita expenditures and obligations
 (dollars), 1997.....................................................         4,167
Federal funds and grants - per capita expenditures and obligations
 (dollars), 1990.....................................................         2,678
Social security (SSA) - total benefit recipients, 1996...............        18,784
Social security (SSA) - total benefit recipients, 1990...............        18,400
Supplemental security income (SSA) - total recipients, 1996..........         2,452
Supplemental security income (SSA) - total recipients, 1990..........         1,534
Civilian labor force (BLS) - number, 1996............................        46,528
Civilian labor force (BLS) - number, 1990............................        45,663
Civilian labor force (BLS) - unemployment rate, 1996.................           7.2
Civilian labor force (BLS) - unemployment rate, 1990.................           7.8
Personal income (BEA) - total ($1000), 1994..........................     1,714,353
Personal income (BEA) - total ($1000), 1990..........................     1,412,989
Personal income (BEA) - per capita (dollars), 1994...................        16,817
Personal income (BEA) - per capita (dollars), 1990...................        14,137
Money income - median household income (dollars), 1993...............        27,160
Money income - median household income (dollars), 1989...............        24,126
Poverty - percent persons below poverty, 1993........................          16.8
Poverty - percent persons below poverty, 1989........................          16.1
Commercial banks and savings institutions (FDIC-insured) - number of
 offices, 1997.......................................................            34
Commercial banks and savings institutions (FDIC-insured) - total
 deposits ($1000), 1997..............................................       839,660
Private nonfarm establishments - total, 1995.........................         2,158
Private nonfarm establishments - net change, 1990 to 1995............           183
Private nonfarm establishments - percent retail trade, 1995..........          28.5
Private nonfarm establishments - percent services, 1995..............          32.8
Private nonfarm establishments - paid employees, 1995................        27,840
Private nonfarm establishments - average annual payroll per paid
 employee (dollars), 1995............................................        20,705
New private housing units authorized by building permits - total,
 1997................................................................           245
New private housing units authorized by building permits - total,
 1990................................................................           168
New private housing units authorized by building permits - valuation
 ($1000), 1997.......................................................        23,947
New private housing units authorized by building permits - valuation
 ($1000), 1990.......................................................        12,218
Retail trade - per capita retail sales (dollars), 1992...............         5,669
 

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   050    Ashtabula County

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     99,821
Urban population....................................................     52,663
    Percent of total population.....................................       52.8
Rural population....................................................     47,158
    Percent of total population.....................................       47.2
  Farm population...................................................      2,486

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................     23,643
Preprimary school...................................................      1,434
Elementary or high school...........................................     18,752
  Percent in private school.........................................        7.2
College.............................................................      3,457

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     63,850
Less than 9th grade.................................................      5,159
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................     12,477
High school graduate................................................     28,950
Some college, no degree.............................................      8,808
Associates degree...................................................      2,737
Bachelor's degree...................................................      3,878
Graduate or professional degree.....................................      1,841

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       72.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................        9.0

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     92,498
Lived in same house.................................................     55,706
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................     36,501
  Same State........................................................     31,693
    Same county.....................................................     24,635
    Different county................................................      7,058
  Different State...................................................      4,808
Lived abroad........................................................        291

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     60,478
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................      2,816
  With a mobility limitation........................................      1,619
  With a self-care limitation.......................................      1,831
With a work disability..............................................      6,592
    In labor force..................................................      2,415
  Prevented from working............................................      3,568
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................     13,473
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................      2,813
  With a mobility limitation........................................      2,131
  With a self-care limitation.......................................      1,702

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        358
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,656
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      2,232

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................     12,644
  65 years and over.................................................      3,332

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     98,185
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       76.1
Foreign-born population.............................................      1,636
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        114

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     92,498
Speak a language other than English.................................      5,308
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................      1,920
  Speak Spanish.....................................................      1,373
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        668
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        314
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        160

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................    135,095
Arab................................................................        235
Austrian............................................................        253
Belgian.............................................................         63
Canadian............................................................        266
Czech...............................................................        647
Danish..............................................................        129
Dutch...............................................................      3,392
English.............................................................     17,846
Finnish.............................................................      4,856
French (except Basque)..............................................      3,346
French Canadian.....................................................        515
German..............................................................     31,592
Greek...............................................................        200
Hungarian...........................................................      3,874
Irish...............................................................     18,871
Italian.............................................................     10,939
Lithuanian..........................................................        257
Norwegian...........................................................        306
Polish..............................................................      5,210
Portuguese..........................................................        450
Romanian............................................................        159
Russian.............................................................        415
Scotch-Irish........................................................      2,299

Scottish............................................................      2,624
Slovak..............................................................      3,194
Subsaharan African..................................................         21
Swedish.............................................................      2,847
Swiss...............................................................        651
Ukrainian...........................................................        433
United States or American...........................................      6,193
Welsh...............................................................      1,338
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................          3
Yugoslavian.........................................................        995
Other ancestries....................................................     10,676

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     75,629
In labor force......................................................     44,904
      Percent in labor force........................................       59.4
  Civilian labor force..............................................     44,824
    Employed........................................................     40,782
    Unemployed......................................................      4,042
      Percent unemployed............................................        9.0
  Armed Forces......................................................         80
Not in labor force..................................................     30,725

      Males 16 years and over.......................................     35,823
In labor force......................................................     25,286
      Percent in labor force........................................       70.6
  Civilian labor force..............................................     25,213
    Employed........................................................     22,561
    Unemployed......................................................      2,652
      Percent unemployed............................................       10.5
  Armed Forces......................................................         73
Not in labor force..................................................     10,537

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     39,806
In labor force......................................................     19,618
      Percent in labor force........................................       49.3
  Civilian labor force..............................................     19,611
    Employed........................................................     18,221
    Unemployed......................................................      1,390
      Percent unemployed............................................        7.1
  Armed Forces......................................................          7
Not in labor force..................................................     20,188

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     39,806
With own children under 6 years.....................................      5,779
  Percent in labor force............................................       52.1
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      7,733
  Percent in labor force............................................       70.0

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      8,491
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      4,271

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........     17,713
All parents present in household in labor force.....................     11,003

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      5,895
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................        673
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................        232
  Unemployed........................................................        197
  Not in labor force................................................        244
 

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................     39,993
Percent drove alone.................................................       79.5
Percent in carpools.................................................       12.0
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.7
Percent using other means...........................................        1.1
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        6.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       20.7

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     40,782
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............      3,141
Professional specialty occupations..................................      4,049
Technicians and related support occupations.........................      1,269
Sales occupations...................................................      3,699
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      4,957
Private household occupations.......................................         85
Protective service occupations......................................        505
Service occupations, except protective and household................      5,288
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................      1,408
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................      6,484
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................      5,374
Transportation and material moving occupations......................      2,243
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................      2,280

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................     40,782
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................      1,587
Mining..............................................................        226
Construction........................................................      2,678
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................      5,503
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      6,107
Transportation......................................................      1,899
Communications and other public utilities...........................      1,398
Wholesale trade.....................................................      1,141
Retail trade........................................................      7,120
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................      1,225
Business and repair services........................................      1,229
Personal services...................................................        789
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        358
Health services.....................................................      3,918
Educational services................................................      3,119
Other professional and related services.............................      1,535
Public administration...............................................        950
 

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     40,782
Private wage and salary workers.....................................     33,480
Government workers..................................................      4,317
  Local government workers..........................................      3,231
  State government workers..........................................        577
  Federal government workers........................................        509
Self-employed workers...............................................      2,700
Unpaid family workers...............................................        285
 

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................     36,810
Less than $5,000....................................................      2,780
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      4,270
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      4,119
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      7,778
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      6,679
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      6,298
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      3,717
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        716
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        267
$150,000 or more....................................................        186
Median household income (dollars)...................................     24,126

  Families..........................................................     27,361
Less than $5,000....................................................      1,549
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,768
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      2,592
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      5,804
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      5,605
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      5,533
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      3,382
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        695
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        261
$150,000 or more....................................................        172
Median family income (dollars)......................................     28,610

  Nonfamily households..............................................      9,449
Less than $5,000....................................................      1,471
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      2,490
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      1,567
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,948
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,006
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        674
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        262
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         11
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         10
$150,000 or more....................................................         10
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     12,079

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     10,672

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................     36,810
With wage and salary income.........................................     26,685
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     28,812
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................      3,512
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     11,216
With farm self-employment income....................................        891
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      8,055
With Social Security income.........................................     11,516
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      8,296
With public assistance income.......................................      3,621
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,445
With retirement income..............................................      7,061
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      6,846

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     97,541
    Below poverty level.............................................     15,721

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     70,856
    Below poverty level.............................................      9,365
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................     13,473
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,698

Related children under 18 years.....................................     26,570
    Below poverty level.............................................      6,254
  Related children under 5 years....................................      7,156
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,179
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................     19,414
    Below poverty level.............................................      4,075

Unrelated individuals...............................................     12,221
    Below poverty level.............................................      3,399

  All families......................................................     27,361
    Below poverty level.............................................      3,538
With related children under 18 years................................     14,163
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,863
  With related children under 5 years...............................      5,347
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,486

  Female householder families.......................................      3,798
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,698
With related children under 18 years................................      2,761
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,535
  With related children under 5 years...............................      1,083
    Below poverty level.............................................        787
 

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       16.1
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       13.2
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       12.6
  Related children under 18 years...................................       23.5
    Related children under 5 years..................................       30.4
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       21.0
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       27.8

All families........................................................       12.9
  With related children under 18 years..............................       20.2
    With related children under 5 years.............................       27.8

Female householder families.........................................       44.7
  With related children under 18 years..............................       55.6
    With related children under 5 years.............................       72.7
 

      Total housing units...........................................     41,214

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        324
1985 to 1988........................................................      1,190
1980 to 1984........................................................      2,166
1970 to 1979........................................................      7,622
1960 to 1969........................................................      5,210
1950 to 1959........................................................      5,991
1940 to 1949........................................................      4,110
1939 or earlier.....................................................     14,601

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................        317
1 bedroom...........................................................      4,064
2 bedrooms..........................................................     11,727
3 bedrooms..........................................................     17,520
4 bedrooms..........................................................      6,099
5 or more bedrooms..................................................      1,487

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................        570
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................        502
Condominium housing units...........................................        121

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................     29,060
Individual drilled well.............................................      9,180
Individual dug well.................................................      2,338
Some other source...................................................        636

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................     24,008
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................     16,797
Other means.........................................................        409

      Occupied housing units........................................     36,760

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................     23,751
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................      1,498
Electricity.........................................................      3,612
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................      5,676
Coal or coke........................................................        128
Wood................................................................      1,600
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................        466
No fuel used........................................................         29

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      6,153
1985 to 1988........................................................      9,235
1980 to 1984........................................................      4,396
1970 to 1979........................................................      7,437
1960 to 1969........................................................      4,333
1959 or earlier.....................................................      5,206

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................      2,243

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................     36,760
None................................................................      3,133
1...................................................................     12,908
2...................................................................     13,938
3 or more...........................................................      6,781

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................     19,345
  With a mortgage...................................................     10,716
    Less than $300..................................................        575
    $300 to $499....................................................      4,297
    $500 to $699....................................................      3,760
    $700 to $999....................................................      1,752
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................        298
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................         22
    $2,000 or more..................................................         12
    Median (dollars)................................................        521
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      8,629
    Less than $100..................................................        292
    $100 to $199....................................................      4,382
    $200 to $299....................................................      3,218
    $300 to $399....................................................        567
    $400 or more....................................................        170
    Median (dollars)................................................        194

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................     19,345
  Less than 20 percent..............................................     12,611
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      2,351
  25 to 29 percent..................................................      1,358
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        705
  35 percent or more................................................      2,067
  Not computed......................................................        253

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      9,676
  Less than $200....................................................      1,214
  $200 to $299......................................................      2,309
  $300 to $499......................................................      4,703
  $500 to $749......................................................        846
  $750 to $999......................................................         71
  $1,000 or more....................................................          6
  No cash rent......................................................        527
  Median (dollars)..................................................        335

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      9,676
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      2,850
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      1,334
  25 to 29 percent..................................................      1,138
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        731
  35 percent or more................................................      2,973
  Not computed......................................................        650
 

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