WEST CHESTER  township
(formerly - Union township)
Butler County, Ohio Demographics (select)

 

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
     050 Butler County
       160 West Chester township
 

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     39,703
Urban population....................................................     37,478
    Percent of total population.....................................       94.4
Rural population....................................................      2,225
    Percent of total population.....................................        5.6
  Farm population...................................................         48

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................     11,558
Preprimary school...................................................      1,254
Elementary or high school...........................................      7,927
  Percent in private school.........................................       10.2
College.............................................................      2,377

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     24,621
Less than 9th grade.................................................        870
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      1,759
High school graduate................................................      5,871
Some college, no degree.............................................      5,039
Associates degree...................................................      2,017
Bachelor's degree...................................................      5,858
Graduate or professional degree.....................................      3,207

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       89.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       36.8

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     36,387
Lived in same house.................................................     15,694
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................     20,296
  Same State........................................................     13,125
    Same county.....................................................      5,041
    Different county................................................      8,084
  Different State...................................................      7,171
Lived abroad........................................................        397

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     26,734
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        534
  With a mobility limitation........................................        277
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        367
With a work disability..............................................      1,209
    In labor force..................................................        547
  Prevented from working............................................        546
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      1,776
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        295
  With a mobility limitation........................................        277
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        125
 
 

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        143
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,298
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      1,961

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      3,950
  65 years and over.................................................        555

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     38,378
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       57.7
Foreign-born population.............................................      1,325
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        459

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     36,387
Speak a language other than English.................................      1,644
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        479
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        334
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        177
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        440
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        195

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     52,735
Arab................................................................         57
Austrian............................................................         71
Belgian.............................................................          9
Canadian............................................................         66
Czech...............................................................         86
Danish..............................................................        166
Dutch...............................................................      1,127
English.............................................................      7,586
Finnish.............................................................         87
French (except Basque)..............................................      1,699
French Canadian.....................................................        236
German..............................................................     18,890
Greek...............................................................        227
Hungarian...........................................................        339
Irish...............................................................      8,559
Italian.............................................................      2,227
Lithuanian..........................................................         99
Norwegian...........................................................        251
Polish..............................................................      1,133
Portuguese..........................................................         58
Romanian............................................................          0
Russian.............................................................        262
Scotch-Irish........................................................      1,017
 
 
 

Scottish............................................................        982
Slovak..............................................................        335
Subsaharan African..................................................         10
Swedish.............................................................        415
Swiss...............................................................        151
Ukrainian...........................................................        153
United States or American...........................................      1,638
Welsh...............................................................        615
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................         13
Yugoslavian.........................................................         42
Other ancestries....................................................      4,129
 
 

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     28,692
In labor force......................................................     22,076
      Percent in labor force........................................       76.9
  Civilian labor force..............................................     22,026
    Employed........................................................     21,372
    Unemployed......................................................        654
      Percent unemployed............................................        3.0
  Armed Forces......................................................         50
Not in labor force..................................................      6,616

      Males 16 years and over.......................................     14,296
In labor force......................................................     12,527
      Percent in labor force........................................       87.6
  Civilian labor force..............................................     12,477
    Employed........................................................     12,137
    Unemployed......................................................        340
      Percent unemployed............................................        2.7
  Armed Forces......................................................         50
Not in labor force..................................................      1,769

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     14,396
In labor force......................................................      9,549
      Percent in labor force........................................       66.3
  Civilian labor force..............................................      9,549
    Employed........................................................      9,235
    Unemployed......................................................        314
      Percent unemployed............................................        3.3
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      4,847

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     14,396
With own children under 6 years.....................................      2,851
  Percent in labor force............................................       55.2
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      3,453
  Percent in labor force............................................       78.4

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      3,845
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      1,915

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      7,974
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      5,586

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      2,044
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................         99
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................         65
  Unemployed........................................................          0
  Not in labor force................................................         34
 
 

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................     21,045
Percent drove alone.................................................       88.9
Percent in carpools.................................................        7.5
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.1
Percent using other means...........................................        0.3
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        3.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       22.1

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     21,372
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............      4,211
Professional specialty occupations..................................      4,229
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        942
Sales occupations...................................................      3,396
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      3,374
Private household occupations.......................................         25
Protective service occupations......................................        126
Service occupations, except protective and household................      1,325
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................        107
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................      1,723
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................        843
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        631
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        440

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................     21,372
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................        167
Mining..............................................................          8
Construction........................................................        958
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................      2,446
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      3,438
Transportation......................................................        780
Communications and other public utilities...........................        309
Wholesale trade.....................................................      2,564
Retail trade........................................................      3,386
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................      1,449
Business and repair services........................................        817
Personal services...................................................        380
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        197
Health services.....................................................      1,432
Educational services................................................      1,432
Other professional and related services.............................      1,318
Public administration...............................................        291
 
 
 

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     21,372
Private wage and salary workers.....................................     18,814
Government workers..................................................      1,550
  Local government workers..........................................        902
  State government workers..........................................        392
  Federal government workers........................................        256
Self-employed workers...............................................        960
Unpaid family workers...............................................         48
 
 
 

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................     13,350
Less than $5,000....................................................        154
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        253
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        410
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,257
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,485
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      2,323
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      4,210
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      1,923
$100,000 to $149,999................................................      1,004
$150,000 or more....................................................        331
Median household income (dollars)...................................     53,597

  Families..........................................................     11,290
Less than $5,000....................................................         96
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        158
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        193
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        755
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,121
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,886
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      3,978
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      1,853
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        961
$150,000 or more....................................................        289
Median family income (dollars)......................................     58,101

  Nonfamily households..............................................      2,060
Less than $5,000....................................................         68
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        112
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        206
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        519
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        394
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        423
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        217
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         64
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         15
$150,000 or more....................................................         42
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     28,146

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     20,149
 
 
 

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................     13,350
With wage and salary income.........................................     12,285
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     55,797
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................      1,742
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     19,502
With farm self-employment income....................................        128
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      5,481
With Social Security income.........................................      1,624
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      8,950
With public assistance income.......................................        296
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      4,149
With retirement income..............................................      1,481
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      9,705

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     39,495
    Below poverty level.............................................        879

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     27,489
    Below poverty level.............................................        537
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      1,776
    Below poverty level.............................................         49

Related children under 18 years.....................................     11,980
    Below poverty level.............................................        316
  Related children under 5 years....................................      3,282
    Below poverty level.............................................        139
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      8,698
    Below poverty level.............................................        177

Unrelated individuals...............................................      2,715
    Below poverty level.............................................        185

  All families......................................................     11,290
    Below poverty level.............................................        231
With related children under 18 years................................      6,494
    Below poverty level.............................................        157
  With related children under 5 years...............................      2,614
    Below poverty level.............................................         87

  Female householder families.......................................        831
    Below poverty level.............................................        120
With related children under 18 years................................        555
    Below poverty level.............................................        100
  With related children under 5 years...............................        106
    Below poverty level.............................................         54
 
 
 

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................        2.2
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................        2.0
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................        2.8
  Related children under 18 years...................................        2.6
    Related children under 5 years..................................        4.2
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................        2.0
  Unrelated individuals.............................................        6.8

All families........................................................        2.0
  With related children under 18 years..............................        2.4
    With related children under 5 years.............................        3.3

Female householder families.........................................       14.4
  With related children under 18 years..............................       18.0
    With related children under 5 years.............................       50.9
 
 
 

      Total housing units...........................................     14,422

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      1,516
1985 to 1988........................................................      3,311
1980 to 1984........................................................      1,969
1970 to 1979........................................................      4,379
1960 to 1969........................................................      2,036
1950 to 1959........................................................        855
1940 to 1949........................................................         81
1939 or earlier.....................................................        275

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................         75
1 bedroom...........................................................        484
2 bedrooms..........................................................      3,233
3 bedrooms..........................................................      4,751
4 bedrooms..........................................................      5,358
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        521

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................          6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................          8
Condominium housing units...........................................      1,500

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................     14,219
Individual drilled well.............................................         89
Individual dug well.................................................         53
Some other source...................................................         61

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................     13,910
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................        506
Other means.........................................................          6

      Occupied housing units........................................     13,387

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................      6,031
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................        131
Electricity.........................................................      6,084
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................        819
Coal or coke........................................................          0
Wood................................................................        145
Solar energy........................................................          7
Other fuel..........................................................        134
No fuel used........................................................         36
 
 
 

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      3,041
1985 to 1988........................................................      5,141
1980 to 1984........................................................      1,798
1970 to 1979........................................................      2,292
1960 to 1969........................................................        824
1959 or earlier.....................................................        291

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................         64

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................     13,387
None................................................................        122
1...................................................................      2,479
2...................................................................      7,341
3 or more...........................................................      3,445

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      9,840
  With a mortgage...................................................      8,629
    Less than $300..................................................         13
    $300 to $499....................................................        491
    $500 to $699....................................................      1,115
    $700 to $999....................................................      2,710
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................      2,987
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................        966
    $2,000 or more..................................................        347
    Median (dollars)................................................        999
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      1,211
    Less than $100..................................................         12
    $100 to $199....................................................        176
    $200 to $299....................................................        707
    $300 to $399....................................................        266
    $400 or more....................................................         50
    Median (dollars)................................................        256

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      9,840
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      4,970
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      1,998
  25 to 29 percent..................................................      1,393
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        670
  35 percent or more................................................        800
  Not computed......................................................          9
 
 
 

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      2,132
  Less than $200....................................................         19
  $200 to $299......................................................         42
  $300 to $499......................................................        926
  $500 to $749......................................................        778
  $750 to $999......................................................        202
  $1,000 or more....................................................        100
  No cash rent......................................................         65
  Median (dollars)..................................................        509

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      2,132
  Less than 20 percent..............................................        831
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        351
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        258
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        152
  35 percent or more................................................        470
  Not computed......................................................         70
 

 

 

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