Steubenville, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   160    Steubenville city

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     22,125
Urban population....................................................     22,125
    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....................      5,541
Preprimary school...................................................        411
Elementary or high school...........................................      3,238
  Percent in private school.........................................       22.1
College.............................................................      1,892

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     15,076
Less than 9th grade.................................................      1,896
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      2,754
High school graduate................................................      5,502
Some college, no degree.............................................      2,226
Associates degree...................................................        694
Bachelor's degree...................................................      1,397
Graduate or professional degree.....................................        607

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       69.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       13.3

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     20,795
Lived in same house.................................................     12,279
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................      8,385
  Same State........................................................      6,181
    Same county.....................................................      5,485
    Different county................................................        696
  Different State...................................................      2,204
Lived abroad........................................................        131

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     12,926
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        942
  With a mobility limitation........................................        476
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        724
With a work disability..............................................      1,679
    In labor force..................................................        473
  Prevented from working............................................      1,048
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      4,439
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        971
  With a mobility limitation........................................        736
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        616

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        300
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,483
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      2,004

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      2,961
  65 years and over.................................................      1,062

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     21,350
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       70.4
Foreign-born population.............................................        775
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        153

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     20,795
Speak a language other than English.................................      1,706
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        517
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        224
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         45
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        105
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................          5

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     28,463
Arab................................................................        202
Austrian............................................................         47
Belgian.............................................................         24
Canadian............................................................         14
Czech...............................................................        133
Danish..............................................................         26
Dutch...............................................................        389
English.............................................................      2,288
Finnish.............................................................         16
French (except Basque)..............................................        552
French Canadian.....................................................        135
German..............................................................      4,928
Greek...............................................................        221
Hungarian...........................................................        246
Irish...............................................................      4,300
Italian.............................................................      4,507
Lithuanian..........................................................         71
Norwegian...........................................................         15
Polish..............................................................      1,993
Portuguese..........................................................          0
Romanian............................................................         45
Russian.............................................................        245
Scotch-Irish........................................................        721
Scottish............................................................        579
Slovak..............................................................        978
Subsaharan African..................................................         27
Swedish.............................................................         59
Swiss...............................................................         30
Ukrainian...........................................................         63
United States or American...........................................        393
Welsh...............................................................        447
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................         22
Yugoslavian.........................................................        424
Other ancestries....................................................      4,323

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     17,949
In labor force......................................................      8,305
      Percent in labor force........................................       46.3
  Civilian labor force..............................................      8,295
    Employed........................................................      7,335
    Unemployed......................................................        960
      Percent unemployed............................................       11.6
  Armed Forces......................................................         10
Not in labor force..................................................      9,644

      Males 16 years and over.......................................      7,924
In labor force......................................................      4,586
      Percent in labor force........................................       57.9
  Civilian labor force..............................................      4,576
    Employed........................................................      4,030
    Unemployed......................................................        546
      Percent unemployed............................................       11.9
  Armed Forces......................................................         10
Not in labor force..................................................      3,338

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     10,025
In labor force......................................................      3,719
      Percent in labor force........................................       37.1
  Civilian labor force..............................................      3,719
    Employed........................................................      3,305
    Unemployed......................................................        414
      Percent unemployed............................................       11.1
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      6,306

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     10,025
With own children under 6 years.....................................      1,137
  Percent in labor force............................................       44.9
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      1,372
  Percent in labor force............................................       56.0

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      1,560
All parents present in household in labor force.....................        605

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      2,972
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      1,496

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      1,315
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................         78
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................          6
  Unemployed........................................................         35
  Not in labor force................................................         37

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................      7,128
Percent drove alone.................................................       74.4
Percent in carpools.................................................       11.8
Percent using public transportation.................................        1.2
Percent using other means...........................................        1.2
Percent walked or worked at home....................................       11.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       15.2

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      7,335
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............        817
Professional specialty occupations..................................      1,017
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        207
Sales occupations...................................................        747
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      1,111
Private household occupations.......................................         39
Protective service occupations......................................        125
Service occupations, except protective and household................      1,089
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................         68
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................        869
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................        548
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        298
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        400

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................      7,335
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................         31
Mining..............................................................         86
Construction........................................................        257
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................        163
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      1,405
Transportation......................................................        177
Communications and other public utilities...........................        253
Wholesale trade.....................................................        146
Retail trade........................................................      1,336
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        321
Business and repair services........................................        206
Personal services...................................................        180
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................         95
Health services.....................................................        926
Educational services................................................        972
Other professional and related services.............................        485
Public administration...............................................        296

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      7,335
Private wage and salary workers.....................................      6,005
Government workers..................................................        949
  Local government workers..........................................        673
  State government workers..........................................        143
  Federal government workers........................................        133
Self-employed workers...............................................        375
Unpaid family workers...............................................          6

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................      9,046
Less than $5,000....................................................      1,326
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,560
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      1,123
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,712
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,078
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,149
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        754
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        173
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        111
$150,000 or more....................................................         60
Median household income (dollars)...................................     17,631

  Families..........................................................      5,816
Less than $5,000....................................................        587
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        627
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        648
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,125
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        812
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,019
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        674
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        160
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        104
$150,000 or more....................................................         60
Median family income (dollars)......................................     23,897

  Nonfamily households..............................................      3,230
Less than $5,000....................................................        763
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        963
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        469
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        562
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        259
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        122
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................         76
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................          9
$100,000 to $149,999................................................          7
$150,000 or more....................................................          0
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................      9,051

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     11,362

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................      9,046
With wage and salary income.........................................      4,998
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     31,601
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................        631
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     18,313
With farm self-employment income....................................         35
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      2,577
With Social Security income.........................................      3,832
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      7,687
With public assistance income.......................................      1,720
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,736
With retirement income..............................................      1,984
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      7,472

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     20,671
    Below poverty level.............................................      5,018

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     16,011
    Below poverty level.............................................      3,165
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      4,439
    Below poverty level.............................................        599

Related children under 18 years.....................................      4,614
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,807
  Related children under 5 years....................................      1,325
    Below poverty level.............................................        615
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      3,289
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,192

Unrelated individuals...............................................      3,703
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,326

  All families......................................................      5,816
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,150
With related children under 18 years................................      2,581
    Below poverty level.............................................        975
  With related children under 5 years...............................      1,016
    Below poverty level.............................................        477

  Female householder families.......................................      1,470
    Below poverty level.............................................        732
With related children under 18 years................................        970
    Below poverty level.............................................        652
  With related children under 5 years...............................        376
    Below poverty level.............................................        281

       Percent below poverty level:
       ----------------------------

All persons.........................................................       24.3%
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       19.8%
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       13.5%
  Related children under 18 years...................................       39.25
    Related children under 5 years..................................       46.4%
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       36.2%
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       35.8%

All families........................................................       19.8%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       37.8%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       46.9%

Female householder families.........................................       49.8%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       67.2%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       74.7%

Housing

      Total housing units...........................................      9,996

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................         13
1985 to 1988........................................................         47
1980 to 1984........................................................        205
1970 to 1979........................................................        994
1960 to 1969........................................................      1,721
1950 to 1959........................................................      1,739
1940 to 1949........................................................      1,511
1939 or earlier.....................................................      3,766

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................         97
1 bedroom...........................................................      1,459
2 bedrooms..........................................................      3,045
3 bedrooms..........................................................      4,086
4 bedrooms..........................................................      1,122
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        187

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................        111
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................        136
Condominium housing units...........................................         57

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................      9,956
Individual drilled well.............................................         27
Individual dug well.................................................          0
Some other source...................................................         13

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................      9,833
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................         89
Other means.........................................................         74

      Occupied housing units........................................      8,979

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................      7,301
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................         74
Electricity.........................................................      1,258
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................        185
Coal or coke........................................................         33
Wood................................................................         18
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................         84
No fuel used........................................................         26

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      1,584
1985 to 1988........................................................      1,909
1980 to 1984........................................................        907
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,681
1960 to 1969........................................................      1,277
1959 or earlier.....................................................      1,621

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................        518

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................      8,979
None................................................................      2,024
1...................................................................      3,681
2...................................................................      2,432
3 or more...........................................................        842

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      4,969
  With a mortgage...................................................      1,950
    Less than $300..................................................        183
    $300 to $499....................................................        808
    $500 to $699....................................................        513
    $700 to $999....................................................        322
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................         81
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................         37
    $2,000 or more..................................................          6
    Median (dollars)................................................        497
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      3,019
    Less than $100..................................................        103
    $100 to $199....................................................      1,909
    $200 to $299....................................................        766
    $300 to $399....................................................        166
    $400 or more....................................................         75
    Median (dollars)................................................        180

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      4,969
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      3,545
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        524
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        312
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        151
  35 percent or more................................................        378
  Not computed......................................................         59
GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      3,663
  Less than $200....................................................      1,164
  $200 to $299......................................................        996
  $300 to $499......................................................      1,134
  $500 to $749......................................................        210
  $750 to $999......................................................         24
  $1,000 or more....................................................          0
  No cash rent......................................................        135
  Median (dollars)..................................................        262

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      3,663
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      1,066
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        401
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        455
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        282
  35 percent or more................................................      1,265
  Not computed......................................................        194
 



 
Click here to return to Ohio Census Archives (1990) front page.
http://www3.uakron.edu/src/Demographics/DemosFrame.htm
 
 

The Ohio Department of Development, Office of Strategic Research ~ Ohio County Profiles
http://www.odod.state.oh.us/osr/
 
 

   The Ohio State University Extension Office County Profiles can be found at: http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/
 
 

Link to the U.S. Census Bureau's Population Data Page
http://www.census.gov/population/www/
 
 

Click below to return to our main Census 2000 page:

Including select areas outside of Ohio
 
 

For other sources of information, go to the Center's Data Link Page:

 
 

To return to the Center's front page, click below:

 
 

The Center is part of:

 
 



 

The Data Services Program at The Center for Policy Studies is funded by:





Link to The University of Akron Homepage


Please forward all comments, concerns and requests for information on available demographics or County Factbooks to:

David Huskins at  dhuskin@uakron.edu