Jackson County, Ohio


Jackson County, Ohio
Jackson County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Jackson County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded March 1, 1816[1]
Named for Andrew Jackson
Seat Jackson
Largest city Jackson
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

422 sq mi (1,092 km²)
420 sq mi (1,089 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.20%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

33,225
78/sq mi (30/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website jacksoncountygovernment.org

Jackson County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2010, the population was 33,225.[1] Its county seat is Jackson[2] and is named for Andrew Jackson, a hero of the War of 1812 who was subsequently elected President of the United States.[3]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 422 square miles (1,093.0 km2).420 square miles (1,087.8 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.29%) is water.

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1820 3,746
1830 5,941 58.6%
1840 9,744 64.0%
1850 12,719 30.5%
1860 17,941 41.1%
1870 21,759 21.3%
1880 23,686 8.9%
1890 28,408 19.9%
1900 34,248 20.6%
1910 30,791 −10.1%
1920 27,342 −11.2%
1930 25,040 −8.4%
1940 27,004 7.8%
1950 27,767 2.8%
1960 29,372 5.8%
1970 27,174 −7.5%
1980 30,592 12.6%
1990 30,230 −1.2%
2000 32,641 8.0%

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 32,641 people, 12,619 households, and 9,136 families residing in the county. The population density was 78 people per square mile (30/km²). There were 13,909 housing units at an average density of 33 per square mile (13/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.89% White, 0.59% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. 0.60% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Jackson County, Ohio Airport (James A. Rhodes Airport)

There were 12,619 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,661, and the median income for a family was $36,022. Males had a median income of $30,651 versus $21,546 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,789. About 13.6% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Communities

Map of Jackson County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Cities

Villages

Townships

Unincorporated communities

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Jackson County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Jackson.pdf. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Jackson County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39079&sid=0. Retrieved 2007-04-28. [dead link]
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links

Coordinates: 39°01′N 82°37′W / 39.02°N 82.62°W / 39.02; -82.62


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