Ashtabula City, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   050    Ashtabula County
   160    Ashtabula City
 

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     21,633
Urban population....................................................     21,633
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................      5,221
Preprimary school...................................................        353
Elementary or high school...........................................      4,134
  Percent in private school.........................................        7.3
College.............................................................        734

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     13,484
Less than 9th grade.................................................      1,283
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      2,921
High school graduate................................................      5,881
Some college, no degree.............................................      1,812
Associates degree...................................................        519
Bachelor's degree...................................................        719
Graduate or professional degree.....................................        349

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       68.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................        7.9

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     19,824
Lived in same house.................................................     11,440
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................      8,232
  Same State........................................................      7,311
    Same county.....................................................      6,421
    Different county................................................        890
  Different State...................................................        921
Lived abroad........................................................        152

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     12,636
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        628
  With a mobility limitation........................................        410
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        385
With a work disability..............................................      1,600
    In labor force..................................................        513
  Prevented from working............................................        946
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      3,209
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        646
  With a mobility limitation........................................        508
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        397

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        456
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,657
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      2,235

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      2,551
  65 years and over.................................................        747

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     21,174
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       77.0
Foreign-born population.............................................        459
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................         80

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     19,824
Speak a language other than English.................................      1,379
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        594
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        490
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        271
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        102
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         77

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     28,671
Arab................................................................         81
Austrian............................................................         17
Belgian.............................................................          6
Canadian............................................................         77
Czech...............................................................         44
Danish..............................................................         22
Dutch...............................................................        600
English.............................................................      2,898
Finnish.............................................................      1,767
French (except Basque)..............................................        620
French Canadian.....................................................        138
German..............................................................      5,311
Greek...............................................................         96
Hungarian...........................................................        680
Irish...............................................................      3,545
Italian.............................................................      3,639
Lithuanian..........................................................         51
Norwegian...........................................................         73
Polish..............................................................        843
Portuguese..........................................................        279
Romanian............................................................          6
Russian.............................................................         57
Scotch-Irish........................................................        461

Scottish............................................................        535
Slovak..............................................................        447
Subsaharan African..................................................         21
Swedish.............................................................        776
Swiss...............................................................         99
Ukrainian...........................................................         82
United States or American...........................................      1,204
Welsh...............................................................        195
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................          3
Yugoslavian.........................................................         97
Other ancestries....................................................      3,901

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     16,059
In labor force......................................................      9,075
      Percent in labor force........................................       56.5
  Civilian labor force..............................................      9,055
    Employed........................................................      8,006
    Unemployed......................................................      1,049
      Percent unemployed............................................       11.6
  Armed Forces......................................................         20
Not in labor force..................................................      6,984

      Males 16 years and over.......................................      7,210
In labor force......................................................      4,908
      Percent in labor force........................................       68.1
  Civilian labor force..............................................      4,888
    Employed........................................................      4,214
    Unemployed......................................................        674
      Percent unemployed............................................       13.8
  Armed Forces......................................................         20
Not in labor force..................................................      2,302

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      8,849
In labor force......................................................      4,167
      Percent in labor force........................................       47.1
  Civilian labor force..............................................      4,167
    Employed........................................................      3,792
    Unemployed......................................................        375
      Percent unemployed............................................        9.0
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      4,682

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      8,849
With own children under 6 years.....................................      1,312
  Percent in labor force............................................       48.3
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      1,630
  Percent in labor force............................................       71.0

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      2,004
All parents present in household in labor force.....................        919

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      3,825
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      2,276

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      1,144
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................        185
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................         36
  Unemployed........................................................         77
  Not in labor force................................................         72

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................      7,843
Percent drove alone.................................................       81.6
Percent in carpools.................................................       11.2
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.6
Percent using other means...........................................        1.5
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        5.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       16.3

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      8,006
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............        660
Professional specialty occupations..................................        804
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        331
Sales occupations...................................................        778
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............        993
Private household occupations.......................................         24
Protective service occupations......................................        144
Service occupations, except protective and household................      1,272
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................        136
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................      1,026
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................        981
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        385
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        472

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................      8,006
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................        193
Mining..............................................................         21
Construction........................................................        360
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................      1,337
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................        774
Transportation......................................................        352
Communications and other public utilities...........................        278
Wholesale trade.....................................................        154
Retail trade........................................................      1,840
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        329
Business and repair services........................................        220
Personal services...................................................        136
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................         68
Health services.....................................................        829
Educational services................................................        530
Other professional and related services.............................        368
Public administration...............................................        217

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      8,006
Private wage and salary workers.....................................      6,756
Government workers..................................................        885
  Local government workers..........................................        618
  State government workers..........................................        125
  Federal government workers........................................        142
Self-employed workers...............................................        352
Unpaid family workers...............................................         13

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................      8,461
Less than $5,000....................................................      1,044
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,368
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      1,048
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,766
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,327
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,129
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        608
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         95
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         64
$150,000 or more....................................................         12
Median household income (dollars)...................................     18,660

  Families..........................................................      5,683
Less than $5,000....................................................        583
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        583
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        602
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,223
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,034
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        964
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        530
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         95
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         57
$150,000 or more....................................................         12
Median family income (dollars)......................................     23,562

  Nonfamily households..............................................      2,778
Less than $5,000....................................................        544
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        785
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        471
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        495
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        271
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        159
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................         46
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................          0
$100,000 to $149,999................................................          7
$150,000 or more....................................................          0
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     10,484

Per capita income (dollars).........................................      9,391
 

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   040 Ohio
   160    Ashtabula city

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................      8,461
With wage and salary income.........................................      5,692
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     25,774
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................       543
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     10,899
With farm self-employment income....................................         22
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................       -812
With Social Security income.........................................      2,819
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      7,986
With public assistance income.......................................      1,308
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,431
With retirement income..............................................      1,615
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      6,236

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     21,262
    Below poverty level.............................................      5,050

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     15,307
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,831
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      3,209
    Below poverty level.............................................        541

Related children under 18 years.....................................      5,929
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,193
  Related children under 5 years....................................      1,747
    Below poverty level.............................................        756
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      4,182
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,437

Unrelated individuals...............................................      3,485
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,054

  All families......................................................      5,683
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,175
With related children under 18 years................................      3,071
    Below poverty level.............................................        988
  With related children under 5 years...............................      1,255
    Below poverty level.............................................        531

  Female householder families.......................................      1,234
    Below poverty level.............................................        646
With related children under 18 years................................        928
    Below poverty level.............................................        608
  With related children under 5 years...............................        396
    Below poverty level.............................................        331
 

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       23.8%
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       18.5%
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       16.9%
  Related children under 18 years...................................       37.0%
    Related children under 5 years..................................       43.3%
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       34.4%
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       30.2%

All families........................................................       20.7%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       32.2%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       42.3%

Female householder families.........................................       52.4%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       65.5%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       83.6%
 

      Total housing units...........................................      9,209

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................         19
1985 to 1988........................................................        172
1980 to 1984........................................................        410
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,458
1960 to 1969........................................................        977
1950 to 1959........................................................      1,357
1940 to 1949........................................................        903
1939 or earlier.....................................................      3,913

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................         78
1 bedroom...........................................................      1,344
2 bedrooms..........................................................      2,855
3 bedrooms..........................................................      3,743
4 bedrooms..........................................................        961
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        228

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................         79
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................        113
Condominium housing units...........................................         41

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................      9,200
Individual drilled well.............................................          0
Individual dug well.................................................          6
Some other source...................................................          3

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................      9,125
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................         67
Other means.........................................................         17

      Occupied housing units........................................      8,510

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................      7,327
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................         32
Electricity.........................................................        952
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................        128
Coal or coke........................................................          4
Wood................................................................         32
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................         32
No fuel used........................................................          3
 

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      1,674
1985 to 1988........................................................      2,182
1980 to 1984........................................................      1,079
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,511
1960 to 1969........................................................        962
1959 or earlier.....................................................      1,102

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................        738

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................      8,510
None................................................................      1,194
1...................................................................      3,646
2...................................................................      2,673
3 or more...........................................................        997

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      4,157
  With a mortgage...................................................      2,119
    Less than $300..................................................        159
    $300 to $499....................................................      1,102
    $500 to $699....................................................        615
    $700 to $999....................................................        198
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................         39
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................          6
    $2,000 or more..................................................          0
    Median (dollars)................................................        470
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      2,038
    Less than $100..................................................         58
    $100 to $199....................................................      1,110
    $200 to $299....................................................        753
    $300 to $399....................................................         90
    $400 or more....................................................         27
    Median (dollars)................................................        191

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      4,157
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      2,789
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        481
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        268
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        128
  35 percent or more................................................        415
  Not computed......................................................         76
 

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      3,567
  Less than $200....................................................        774
  $200 to $299......................................................        906
  $300 to $499......................................................      1,469
  $500 to $749......................................................        236
  $750 to $999......................................................         28
  $1,000 or more....................................................          0
  No cash rent......................................................        154
  Median (dollars)..................................................        303

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      3,567
  Less than 20 percent..............................................        926
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        442
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        544
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        257
  35 percent or more................................................      1,199
  Not computed......................................................        199
 

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