Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH

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2020 Population
118,914
0.142% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
35.5
0.567% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
23.5%
7.44% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$44,860
4.08% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$118,800
5.32% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
46,909
1.58% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH had a population of 119k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $44,860. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH declined from 119,083 to 118,914, a −0.142% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,102 to $44,860, a 4.08% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.55%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), and White (Hispanic) (1.01%).

3.61% of the households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH are Ohio University-Main Campus (10,725 degrees awarded in 2020), Hocking College (591 degrees), and University of Rio Grande (441 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was $118,800, and the homeownership rate was 67%. Most people in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH is home to a population of 119k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.56% of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH residents were born outside of the country (3.04k people).

In 2020, there were 35.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.04k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.52k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (760 households), Spanish (742 households), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (502 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    109k ± 166
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.04k ± 387
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.52k ± 181
1.58%
Hispanic Population
1.88k people

In 2020, there were 35.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.04k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.52k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.58% of the people in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH are hispanic (1.88k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    760 households (0.671%)
  2. Spanish
    742 households (0.655%)
  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    502 households (0.443%)

3.61% of the households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 0.671% of the households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH reported speaking Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.56%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.04k people
2.78%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.31k people

As of 2020, 2.56% of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH residents (3.04k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was 2.78%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
31
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.2

In 2020, the median age of all people in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was 35.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 31. But people in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    658 ± 628 people
  2. Mexico
    235 ± 376 people
  3. Other Asia, not specified
    213 ± 358 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was China, the natal country of 658 Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH residents, followed by Mexico with 235 and Other Asia, not specified with 213.

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Citizenship

98.2%
2020 Citizenship
98%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.2% of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,428 ± 259
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    923 ± 273
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    683 ± 146

Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Ohio, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Ohio (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

Median household income in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH is $44,860. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was Delaware County PUMA, OH with a value of $111,411, followed by Loveland, Montgomery Cities & Forestville PUMA, OH and Monroe City & Beckett Ridge PUMA, OH, with respective values of $106,980 and $104,216.

Males in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,487. The income inequality in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH employs 46.9k people. The largest industries in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,986 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,003 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,698 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($97,318), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($90,199), and Scientific research & development services ($76,422).

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,860
2020 value
± $1,910
4.08%
1 Year Growth
± 5.13%

Households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH have a median annual income of $44,860, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,102 in 2019, which represents a 4.08% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$52,057
Average Male Salary in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH
± $7,986
$41,487
Average Female Salary in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH
± $6,312

In 2020, full-time male employees in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH made 1.25 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH
  1. Other
    $39,576 ± $42,116
  2. White
    $36,971 ± $4,479
  3. Asian
    $26,193 ± $30,697

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH workers was Other. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH.

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Wage Distribution

0.47
2020 Wage GINI in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH
0.467
2019 Wage GINI in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH

In 2020, the income inequality in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.62% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was Delaware County PUMA, OH with a value of $111,411, followed by Loveland, Montgomery Cities & Forestville PUMA, OH and Monroe City & Beckett Ridge PUMA, OH, with respective values of $106,980 and $104,216.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH (25.4k out of 108k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    22,574 ± 1,000
  2. Two Or More
    1,550 ± 381
  3. Hispanic
    556 ± 236

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

46.9k
2020 Value
1.58%
1 Year growth
± 1.58%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH grew at a rate of 1.58%, from 46.2k employees to 46.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH, are Postsecondary teachers (1,624 people), Cashiers (1,448 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,384 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (1,624 people), Cashiers (1,448 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,384 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Logging workers (12.3 times higher than expected), Residential advisors (9.61 times), and Chemical technicians (6.69 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH, by average salary, are Physicians ($233,814), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($122,705), and Chemical technicians ($121,494).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

46.9k
2020 Value
1.58%
1 Year growth
± 1.58%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH grew at a rate of 1.58%, from 46.2k employees to 46.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,986 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,003 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,698 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH, though some of these residents may live in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,986 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,003 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,698 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH has an unusually high number of Logging (6.6 times higher than expected), Aluminum production & processing (5.69 times), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH, by average salary, are Legal services ($97,318), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($90,199), and Scientific research & development services ($76,422).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57.8B
  2. $53.5B
  3. $52.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Machinery with $57.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($53.5B) and Mixed freight ($52.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$685B
2020 Value in Ohio
$1.25T
Projected 2050 Value in Ohio
81.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $685B. This is expected to increase 81.7% to $1.25T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $46.1B
  2. $39.9B
  3. $32.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $46.1B, followed by Indiana with $39.9B and Pennsylvania and $32.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, OH with 83.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 16 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Ohio
53.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Ohio
  1. 83.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Ohio was Holmes County, OH with 83.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Ohio colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Rob Portman
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 16 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH awarded 11,905 degrees. The student population of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH is skewed towards women, with 12,203 male students and 17,665 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH are White (9,589 and 83.3%), followed by Black or African American (626 and 5.44%), Hispanic or Latino (394 and 3.42%), and Two or More Races (360 and 3.13%).

The largest universities in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH by number of degrees awarded are Ohio University-Main Campus (10,725 and 90.1%), Hocking College (591 and 4.96%), and University of Rio Grande (441 and 3.7%).

The most popular majors in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH are Registered Nursing (2,529 and 21.2%), General Business Administration & Management (508 and 4.27%), and Health Care Administration & Management (339 and 2.85%).

The median tuition costs in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH are $26,821 for private four year colleges, and $12,612 and $22,406 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 2,359 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 244 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 224 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was Registered Nursing with 2,359 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 10,725 degrees awarded
  2. 591 degrees awarded
  3. 441 degrees awarded
$12,612
Median In-State Public
$26,821
Median Private

In 2020, the Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ohio University-Main Campus with 10,725 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

4,716
Degrees Awarded to Men
7,189
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 4,716 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH, which is 0.656 times less than the 7,189 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    9,589 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    626 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    394 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was White students. These 9,589 degrees mean that there were 15.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 626 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH was $118,800 in 2020, which is 0.517 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $112,800 to $118,800, a 5.32% increase. The homeownership rate in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH is 67%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$118,800
2020 Median
± $4,832
$112,800
2019 Median
± $3,379

In 2020, the median property value in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH grew to to $118,800 from the previous year's value of $112,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$44,860
Median Household Income
± $1,910
43k
Number of Households
± 1,444

In 2020, the median household income of the 43k households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH grew to $44,860 from the previous year's value of $43,102.

The following chart displays the households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

67%
2020 Homeownership
66.7%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 67% of the housing units in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.42% of the workforce in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.9%)
  2. Walked (8.39%)
  3. Carpooled (6.33%)

In 2020, 77.9% of workers in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (8.39%) and those who carpooled to work (6.33%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

92.9% of the population of Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 21.6% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.45% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Ohio was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Ohio see 1303 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.686% decrease from the previous year (1312 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1558 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Lawrence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.1%). Additionally, Jackson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,303 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ohio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,303 patients per year. This represents a 0.686% decrease from the previous year (1,312 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ohio in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Ohio
$4,371
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,007
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,038
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.14%
Uninsured
47.2%
Employer Coverage
21.6%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
1.45%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH declined by 0.462% from 7.17% to 7.14%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Athens, Gallia & Meigs Counties PUMA, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 19.1% prevalence
  2. 18.9% prevalence
  3. 18.7% prevalence

Lawrence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 19.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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