Seneca County, OH

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2022 Population
55,062
0.189% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.6
0.247% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.6%
4.87% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,476
11.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$128,100
13.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
26,878
0.293% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Seneca County, OH had a population of 55.1k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $62,476. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Seneca County, OH declined from 55,166 to 55,062, a −0.189% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,043 to $62,476, a 11.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Seneca County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.01%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.93%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.26%).

None of the households in Seneca County, 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.

99.3% of the residents in Seneca County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Seneca County, OH are Tiffin University (697 degrees awarded in 2022), Heidelberg University (313 degrees), and Tiffin Academy of Hair Design (21 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Seneca County, OH was $128,100, and the homeownership rate was 72%.

Most people in Seneca County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Seneca County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Seneca County, OH is home to a population of 55.1k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.46% of Seneca County, OH residents were born outside of the country (804 people).

In 2022, there were 29.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (48.9k people) in Seneca County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.66k White (Hispanic) and 1.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Seneca County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Seneca County, OH was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Seneca County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    48.9k ± 66
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.66k ± 253
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.6k ± 157
5.55%
Hispanic Population
3.06k people

In 2022, there were 29.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (48.9k people) in Seneca County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.66k White (Hispanic) and 1.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.55% of the people in Seneca County, OH are hispanic (3.06k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.46%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
804 people
1.59%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
877 people

As of 2022, 1.46% of Seneca County, OH residents (804 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Seneca County, OH was 1.59%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,166 ± 179
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    570 ± 165
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    404 ± 137

Seneca County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Seneca County, OH employs 26.9k people. The largest industries in Seneca County, OH are Manufacturing (7,898 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,433 people), and Retail Trade (2,832 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,583), Public Administration ($52,250), and Construction ($50,781).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

26.9k
2022 Value
± 1,072
−0.293%
1 Year decline
± 5.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Seneca County, OH declined at a rate of −0.293%, from 27k employees to 26.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Seneca County, OH, are Production Occupations (4,476 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,445 people), and Management Occupations (2,141 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Seneca County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.9k
2022 Value
± 1,072
−0.293%
1 Year decline
± 5.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Seneca County, OH declined at a rate of −0.293%, from 27k employees to 26.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Seneca County, OH, are Manufacturing (7,898 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,433 people), and Retail Trade (2,832 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Seneca County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Seneca County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,404
Median earning men ± $1,336
$31,198
Median earning women ± $1,543

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($67,857), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,904), and Wholesale Trade ($55,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,200), Manufacturing ($39,340), and Public Administration ($37,697).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 437
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 338
    Manufacturing
  3. 261
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Seneca County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 66.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.38%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance 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 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

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

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 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 2022, universities in Seneca County, OH awarded 1,031 degrees. The student population of Seneca County, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,968 male students and 2,202 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Seneca County, OH are White (703 and 73%), followed by Black or African American (126 and 13.1%), Unknown (71 and 7.37%), and Hispanic or Latino (33 and 3.43%).

The largest universities in Seneca County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Tiffin University (697 and 67.6%), Heidelberg University (313 and 30.4%), and Tiffin Academy of Hair Design (21 and 2.04%).

The most popular majors in Seneca County, OH are General Business Administration & Management (129 and 12.5%), Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services (61 and 5.92%), and Other Psychology (57 and 5.53%).

The median tuition cost in Seneca County, OH for private four year colleges is $30,760.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Seneca County, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 79.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,170 (47.2% men and 52.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,170 students enrolled in Seneca County, OH, 47.2% men and 52.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,413 records, of which 56.6% were women and 43.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Seneca County, OH was Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, & Related Protective Services with 41 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 697 degrees awarded
  2. 313 degrees awarded
  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tiffin University with 697 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 442 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Seneca County, OH, which is 0.75 times less than the 589 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 703 degrees mean that there were 5.58 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 126 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($30,760) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,100) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Seneca County, OH was $128,100 in 2022, which is 0.454 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $113,000 to $128,100, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Seneca County, OH is 72%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Seneca County, OH have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Seneca County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Seneca County, OH is $62,476. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Seneca County, OH was Census Tract 9626 with a value of $74,614, followed by Census Tract 9638 and Census Tract 9637, with respective values of $74,578 and $73,061.

In 2022, 10.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Seneca County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.239%.

Property

$128,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,858
$15,779
Median Property Taxes
±$753

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Seneca County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72%
Homeownership
2022
66.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72% of the housing units in Seneca County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9626
  2. Census Tract 9638
  3. Census Tract 9637

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Seneca County, OH was Census Tract 9626 with a value of $74,614, followed by Census Tract 9638 and Census Tract 9637, with respective values of $74,578 and $73,061.

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Household Income

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$62,476
Median Household Income
± $2,411
21.9k
Number of Households
± 932

In 2022, the median household income of the 21.9k households in Seneca County, OH grew to $62,476 from the previous year's value of $56,043.

The following chart displays the households in Seneca County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Seneca County, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.5%)
  2. Carpooled (7.56%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.8%)

In 2022, 81.5% of workers in Seneca County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.56%) and those who worked at home (4.8%).

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Seneca County, OH have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.18% of the workforce in Seneca County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 10.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Seneca County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.239%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Seneca County, OH (6.06k out of 52.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Seneca County, OH is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 13.3% of the children was living in poverty in Seneca County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 11.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 172 in Seneca County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 107 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94.6% of the population of Seneca County, OH has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 16.7% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.847% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Seneca County, OH see 2904 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.22% increase from the previous year (2760 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2389 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 678 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,904 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Seneca County, OH

Primary care physicians in Seneca County, OH see an average of 2,904 patients per year. This represents a 5.22% increase from the previous year (2,760 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.41%
Uninsured
50.5%
Employer Coverage
16.7%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.847%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Seneca County, OH grew by 2.5% from 5.28% to 5.41%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 49.9 in Seneca County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.7% in Seneca County, OH.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.23% in Seneca County, OH.

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