Mahoning County, Ohio Demographics (select)

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USA Counties
General Profile - Mahoning County, Ohio
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Population - total, 1997.............................................       257,489
Population - total, 1990.............................................       264,806
Population - total, 1980.............................................       289,487
Population - percent change, 1990 to 1997............................          -2.8
Population - percent change, 1980 to 1990............................          -8.5
Population - white, 1996.............................................       215,793
Population - percent white, 1996.....................................          83.0
Population - black, 1996.............................................        42,587
Population - percent black, 1996.....................................          16.4
Population - American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut, 1996.................           457
Population - percent American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut, 1996.........           0.2
Population - Asian or Pacific Islander, 1996.........................         1,270
Population - percent Asian or Pacific Islander, 1996.................           0.5
Population - Hispanic (may be of any race), 1996.....................         6,948
Population - percent Hispanic (may be of any race), 1996.............           2.7
Population - under 5 years, 1996.....................................       16,144
Population - 5 to 14 years, 1996.....................................        35,456
Population - 65 years and over, 1996.................................        45,685
Vital statistics (NCHS) - births, 1994...............................         3,451
Vital statistics (NCHS) - births per 1000 resident population, 1994..          13.1
Vital statistics (NCHS) - deaths, 1994...............................         3,168
Vital statistics (NCHS) - deaths per 1000 resident population, 1994..          12.0
Vital statistics (NCHS) - infant deaths, 1994........................            41
Vital statistics (NCHS) - infant deaths per 1000 live births, 1994...          11.9
Public school enrollment (NCES) - number, fall 1994-1995.............        41,019
Public school enrollment (NCES) - number, fall 1991-1992.............        42,256
Educational attainment - percent persons 25 years and over high
 school graduates, 1990..............................................          74.6
Educational attainment - percent persons 25 years and over college
 graduates, 1990.....................................................          14.0
Local government finances - per capita property taxes (dollars),
 1992................................................................           445
Federal funds and grants - per capita expenditures and obligations
 (dollars), 1997.....................................................         4,908
Federal funds and grants - per capita expenditures and obligations
 (dollars), 1990.....................................................         3,369
Social security (SSA) - total benefit recipients, 1996...............        58,782
Social security (SSA) - total benefit recipients, 1990...............        59,255
Supplemental security income (SSA) - total recipients, 1996..........         8,135
Supplemental security income (SSA) - total recipients, 1990..........         5,282
Civilian labor force (BLS) - number, 1996............................       119,400
Civilian labor force (BLS) - number, 1990............................       118,469
Civilian labor force (BLS) - unemployment rate, 1996.................           6.6
Civilian labor force (BLS) - unemployment rate, 1990.................           7.3
Personal income (BEA) - total ($1000), 1994..........................     5,074,394
Personal income (BEA) - total ($1000), 1990..........................     4,245,812
Personal income (BEA) - per capita (dollars), 1994...................        19,230
Personal income (BEA) - per capita (dollars), 1990...................        16,024
Money income - median household income (dollars), 1993...............        27,410
Money income - median household income (dollars), 1989...............        24,062
Poverty - percent persons below poverty, 1993........................          17.4
Poverty - percent persons below poverty, 1989........................          15.9
Commercial banks and savings institutions (FDIC-insured) - number of
 offices, 1997.......................................................            95
Commercial banks and savings institutions (FDIC-insured) - total
 deposits ($1000), 1997..............................................     3,138,907
Private nonfarm establishments - total, 1995.........................         6,598
Private nonfarm establishments - net change, 1990 to 1995............           190
Private nonfarm establishments - percent retail trade, 1995..........          26.5
Private nonfarm establishments - percent services, 1995..............          36.7
Private nonfarm establishments - paid employees, 1995................        95,450
Private nonfarm establishments - average annual payroll per paid
 employee (dollars), 1995............................................        21,950
New private housing units authorized by building permits - total,
 1997................................................................           880
New private housing units authorized by building permits - total,
 1990................................................................           688
New private housing units authorized by building permits - valuation
 ($1000), 1997.......................................................        93,787
New private housing units authorized by building permits - valuation
 ($1000), 1990.......................................................        55,716
Retail trade - per capita retail sales (dollars), 1992...............         7,809

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1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   050    Mahoning County
 

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................    264,806
Urban population....................................................    222,296
    Percent of total population.....................................       83.9
Rural population....................................................     42,510
    Percent of total population.....................................       16.1
  Farm population...................................................      1,374

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................     66,139
Preprimary school...................................................      5,063
Elementary or high school...........................................     44,943
  Percent in private school.........................................       11.9
College.............................................................     16,133

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................    176,658
Less than 9th grade.................................................     13,895
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................     30,975
High school graduate................................................     70,170
Some college, no degree.............................................     29,509
Associates degree...................................................      7,456
Bachelor's degree...................................................     16,662
Graduate or professional degree.....................................      7,991

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       74.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       14.0

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................    247,509
Lived in same house.................................................    164,963
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................     81,476
  Same State........................................................     71,188
    Same county.....................................................     59,465
    Different county................................................     11,723
  Different State...................................................     10,288
Lived abroad........................................................      1,070

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................    161,467
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................      8,052
  With a mobility limitation........................................      4,453
  With a self-care limitation.......................................      5,716
With a work disability..............................................     16,782
    In labor force..................................................      5,282
  Prevented from working............................................      9,753
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................     42,414
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................      8,278
  With a mobility limitation........................................      6,259
  With a self-care limitation.......................................      4,896

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        305
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,341
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      2,016

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................     34,788
  65 years and over.................................................     11,322

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................    257,137
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       78.6
Foreign-born population.............................................      7,669
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        839

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................    247,509
Speak a language other than English.................................     19,988
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................      6,143
  Speak Spanish.....................................................      4,802
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................      1,565
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        561
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        230

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................    347,418
Arab................................................................      2,096
Austrian............................................................        732
Belgian.............................................................        112
Canadian............................................................        188
Czech...............................................................        909
Danish..............................................................        318
Dutch...............................................................      4,944
English.............................................................     26,905
Finnish.............................................................        437
French (except Basque)..............................................      4,747
French Canadian.....................................................        492
German..............................................................     66,078
Greek...............................................................      3,363
Hungarian...........................................................      7,581
Irish...............................................................     41,969
Italian.............................................................     48,085
Lithuanian..........................................................        704
Norwegian...........................................................        580
Polish..............................................................     12,949
Portuguese..........................................................         75
Romanian............................................................      1,384
Russian.............................................................      1,738
Scotch-Irish........................................................      5,440
Scottish............................................................      5,014
Slovak..............................................................     29,070
Subsaharan African..................................................        165
Swedish.............................................................      3,683
Swiss...............................................................      1,677
Ukrainian...........................................................      4,325
United States or American...........................................      5,854
Welsh...............................................................      6,769
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................        221
Yugoslavian.........................................................      1,821
Other ancestries....................................................     56,993

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................    207,534
In labor force......................................................    117,325
      Percent in labor force........................................       56.5
  Civilian labor force..............................................    117,079
    Employed........................................................    106,433
    Unemployed......................................................     10,646
      Percent unemployed............................................        9.1
  Armed Forces......................................................        246
Not in labor force..................................................     90,209

      Males 16 years and over.......................................     95,917
In labor force......................................................     64,493
      Percent in labor force........................................       67.2
  Civilian labor force..............................................     64,255
    Employed........................................................     58,273
    Unemployed......................................................      5,982
      Percent unemployed............................................        9.3
  Armed Forces......................................................        238
Not in labor force..................................................     31,424

      Females 16 years and over.....................................    111,617
In labor force......................................................     52,832
      Percent in labor force........................................       47.3
  Civilian labor force..............................................     52,824
    Employed........................................................     48,160
    Unemployed......................................................      4,664
      Percent unemployed............................................        8.8
  Armed Forces......................................................          8
Not in labor force..................................................     58,785

      Females 16 years and over.....................................    111,617
With own children under 6 years.....................................     14,304
  Percent in labor force............................................       50.5
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................     18,304
  Percent in labor force............................................       65.1

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...     20,317
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      9,728

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........     42,558
All parents present in household in labor force.....................     24,565

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................     14,838
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................      1,176
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................        280
  Unemployed........................................................        155
  Not in labor force................................................        741

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................    103,902
Percent drove alone.................................................       85.1
Percent in carpools.................................................        9.6
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.9
Percent using other means...........................................        0.6
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        3.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       19.0

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................    106,433
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............     10,260
Professional specialty occupations..................................     13,568
Technicians and related support occupations.........................      3,548
Sales occupations...................................................     14,153
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............     16,253
Private household occupations.......................................        212
Protective service occupations......................................      1,540
Service occupations, except protective and household................     13,043
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................      1,186
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................     12,811
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................      9,658
Transportation and material moving occupations......................      5,247
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................      4,954

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................    106,433
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................      1,307
Mining..............................................................        357
Construction........................................................      5,324
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................      3,682
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................     18,534
Transportation......................................................      4,473
Communications and other public utilities...........................      2,331
Wholesale trade.....................................................      5,815
Retail trade........................................................     22,127
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................      5,502
Business and repair services........................................      3,934
Personal services...................................................      2,590
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................      1,137
Health services.....................................................     12,052
Educational services................................................      9,271
Other professional and related services.............................      5,348
Public administration...............................................      2,649

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................    106,433
Private wage and salary workers.....................................     88,177
Government workers..................................................     12,227
  Local government workers..........................................      7,196
  State government workers..........................................      3,434
  Federal government workers........................................      1,597
Self-employed workers...............................................      5,671
Unpaid family workers...............................................        358

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................    100,981
Less than $5,000....................................................      8,833
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................     12,115
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................     10,767
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................     20,535
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................     16,031
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................     17,110
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................     10,963
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      2,700
$100,000 to $149,999................................................      1,239
$150,000 or more....................................................        688
Median household income (dollars)...................................     24,062

  Families..........................................................     72,858
Less than $5,000....................................................      4,488
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      4,782
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      6,032
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................     14,850
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................     13,126
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................     15,192
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................     10,110
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      2,491
$100,000 to $149,999................................................      1,146
$150,000 or more....................................................        641
Median family income (dollars)......................................     29,657

  Nonfamily households..............................................     28,123
Less than $5,000....................................................      4,688
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      7,377
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      4,813
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      5,666
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      2,777
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,771
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        725
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        166
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         93
$150,000 or more....................................................         47
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     11,801

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     11,668

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................    100,981
With wage and salary income.........................................     69,147
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     31,397
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................      8,329
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     18,399
With farm self-employment income....................................        770
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      4,645
With Social Security income.........................................     35,404
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      7,995
With public assistance income.......................................     11,929
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,946
With retirement income..............................................     23,487
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      7,345

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................    260,264
    Below poverty level.............................................     41,433

Persons 18 years and over...........................................    195,890
    Below poverty level.............................................     25,322
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................     42,414
    Below poverty level.............................................      4,609

Related children under 18 years.....................................     64,194
    Below poverty level.............................................     15,978
  Related children under 5 years....................................     17,100
    Below poverty level.............................................      4,887
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................     47,094
    Below poverty level.............................................     11,091

Unrelated individuals...............................................     33,960
    Below poverty level.............................................      9,549

  All families......................................................     72,858
    Below poverty level.............................................      9,341
With related children under 18 years................................     34,076
    Below poverty level.............................................      7,421
  With related children under 5 years...............................     13,111
    Below poverty level.............................................      3,475

  Female householder families.......................................     13,894
    Below poverty level.............................................      5,712
With related children under 18 years................................      8,481
    Below poverty level.............................................      5,077
  With related children under 5 years...............................      3,230
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,392
 

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       15.9
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       12.9
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       10.9
  Related children under 18 years...................................       24.9
    Related children under 5 years..................................       28.6
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       23.6
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       28.1

All families........................................................       12.8
  With related children under 18 years..............................       21.8
    With related children under 5 years.............................       26.5

Female householder families.........................................       41.1
  With related children under 18 years..............................       59.9
    With related children under 5 years.............................       74.1

      Total housing units...........................................    107,915

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      1,198
1985 to 1988........................................................      2,565
1980 to 1984........................................................      3,392
1970 to 1979........................................................     16,949
1960 to 1969........................................................     17,416
1950 to 1959........................................................     23,570
1940 to 1949........................................................     13,205
1939 or earlier.....................................................     29,620

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................      1,033
1 bedroom...........................................................      9,785
2 bedrooms..........................................................     29,722
3 bedrooms..........................................................     51,262
4 bedrooms..........................................................     13,734
5 or more bedrooms..................................................      2,379

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................        795
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................        900
Condominium housing units...........................................      1,261

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................     93,679
Individual drilled well.............................................     12,741
Individual dug well.................................................      1,014
Some other source...................................................        481

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................     91,283
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................     15,789
Other means.........................................................        843

      Occupied housing units........................................    101,136

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................     81,923
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................      1,454
Electricity.........................................................      8,300
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................      6,547
Coal or coke........................................................        388
Wood................................................................        832
Solar energy........................................................         25
Other fuel..........................................................      1,234
No fuel used........................................................        433

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................     14,610
1985 to 1988........................................................     21,749
1980 to 1984........................................................     11,974
1970 to 1979........................................................     21,102
1960 to 1969........................................................     13,839
1959 or earlier.....................................................     17,862

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................      4,087

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................    101,136
None................................................................     11,917
1...................................................................     35,109
2...................................................................     36,628
3 or more...........................................................     17,482

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................     64,120
  With a mortgage...................................................     33,930
    Less than $300..................................................      2,242
    $300 to $499....................................................     11,922
    $500 to $699....................................................     10,502
    $700 to $999....................................................      6,570
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................      1,974
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................        478
    $2,000 or more..................................................        242
    Median (dollars)................................................        546
  Not mortgaged.....................................................     30,190
    Less than $100..................................................        675
    $100 to $199....................................................     12,914
    $200 to $299....................................................     13,264
    $300 to $399....................................................      2,664
    $400 or more....................................................        673
    Median (dollars)................................................        209

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................     64,120
  Less than 20 percent..............................................     40,293
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      8,139
  25 to 29 percent..................................................      4,951
  30 to 34 percent..................................................      3,002
  35 percent or more................................................      7,130
  Not computed......................................................        605

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................     28,176
  Less than $200....................................................      4,166
  $200 to $299......................................................      5,298
  $300 to $499......................................................     14,314
  $500 to $749......................................................      2,599
  $750 to $999......................................................        206
  $1,000 or more....................................................         87
  No cash rent......................................................      1,506
  Median (dollars)..................................................        342

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................     28,176
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      8,427
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      3,105
  25 to 29 percent..................................................      2,598
  30 to 34 percent..................................................      1,937
  35 percent or more................................................      9,984
  Not computed......................................................      2,125
 



 
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