Hamilton County, OH

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2022 Population
827,671
0.107% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.8
0.272% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.9%
0.0165% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$68,249
8.19% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$205,000
18.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
416,219
0.363% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hamilton County, OH had a population of 828k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $68,249. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hamilton County, OH grew from 826,790 to 827,671, a 0.107% increase and its median household income grew from $63,080 to $68,249, a 8.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hamilton County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.86%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.76%), and White (Hispanic) (1.54%).

None of the households in Hamilton 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.

96.8% of the residents in Hamilton County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hamilton County, OH are University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (12,161 degrees awarded in 2022), Xavier University (1,986 degrees), and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (1,885 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Hamilton County, OH was $205,000, and the homeownership rate was 59.2%.

Most people in Hamilton County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Hamilton County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hamilton County, OH is home to a population of 828k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.53% of Hamilton County, OH residents were born outside of the country (45.8k people).

In 2022, there were 2.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (529k people) in Hamilton County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 209k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 32k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
96.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Hamilton County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hamilton County, OH was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hamilton County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    529k ± 1.17k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    209k ± 2.2k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    32k ± 2.5k
3.75%
Hispanic Population
31k people

In 2022, there were 2.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (529k people) in Hamilton County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 209k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 32k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.75% of the people in Hamilton County, OH are hispanic (31k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hamilton County, OH as a share of the total population.

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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

5.53%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
45.8k people
5.87%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
48.5k people

As of 2022, 5.53% of Hamilton County, OH residents (45.8k 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 Hamilton County, OH was 5.87%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12,894 ± 1,063
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,876 ± 547
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,989 ± 651

Hamilton County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hamilton County, OH employs 416k people. The largest industries in Hamilton County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (69,342 people), Manufacturing (48,519 people), and Retail Trade (43,606 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($83,889), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,743), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,563).

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

416k
2022 Value
± 5,264
0.363%
1 Year growth
± 1.79%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hamilton County, OH grew at a rate of 0.363%, from 415k employees to 416k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hamilton County, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (48,702 people), Management Occupations (46,428 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (39,272 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hamilton County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

416k
2022 Value
± 5,264
0.363%
1 Year growth
± 1.79%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hamilton County, OH grew at a rate of 0.363%, from 415k employees to 416k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hamilton County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (69,342 people), Manufacturing (48,519 people), and Retail Trade (43,606 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hamilton County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Hamilton 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

$52,235
Median earning men ± $1,129
$39,637
Median earning women ± $826

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,885), Public Administration ($74,681), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($66,198).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($60,265), Manufacturing ($53,886), and Wholesale Trade ($52,966).

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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%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 8,778
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 5,982
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 5,264
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hamilton County, OH went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.21%).

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 Hamilton County, OH awarded 19,460 degrees. The student population of Hamilton County, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 29,644 male students and 39,865 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hamilton County, OH are White (13,184 and 71.7%), followed by Black or African American (2,196 and 12%), Asian (878 and 4.78%), and Hispanic or Latino (811 and 4.41%).

The largest universities in Hamilton County, OH by number of degrees awarded are University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (12,161 and 62.5%), Xavier University (1,986 and 10.2%), and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (1,885 and 9.69%).

The most popular majors in Hamilton County, OH are Registered Nursing (1,669 and 8.58%), General Business Administration & Management (792 and 4.07%), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (625 and 3.21%).

The median tuition costs in Hamilton County, OH are $18,408 for private four year colleges, and $6,054 and $14,852 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Hamilton County, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 84.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 69,509 (42.6% men and 57.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 69,509 students enrolled in Hamilton County, OH, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 45,151 records, of which 56.3% were women and 43.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,045 degrees awarded
  2. 540 degrees awarded
  3. 377 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hamilton County, OH was Registered Nursing with 1,045 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Hamilton County, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 12,161 degrees awarded
  2. 1,986 degrees awarded
  3. 1,885 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Cincinnati-Main Campus with 12,161 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 7,677 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hamilton County, OH, which is 0.652 times less than the 11,783 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 13,184 degrees mean that there were 6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,196 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 ($18,408) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,098) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($2,161) 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 Hamilton County, OH was $205,000 in 2022, which is 0.727 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $172,800 to $205,000, a 18.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Hamilton County, OH is 59.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hamilton County, OH have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hamilton County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hamilton County, OH is $68,249. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hamilton County, OH was Census Tract 48 with a value of $172,378, followed by Census Tract 243.22 and Census Tract 273, with respective values of $168,866 and $161,308.

In 2022, 16.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hamilton County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.757%.

Property

$205,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,436
$206,192
Median Property Taxes
±$3,237

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 Hamilton County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.2%
Homeownership
2022
61.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.2% of the housing units in Hamilton County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 48
  2. Census Tract 243.22
  3. Census Tract 273

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hamilton County, OH was Census Tract 48 with a value of $172,378, followed by Census Tract 243.22 and Census Tract 273, with respective values of $168,866 and $161,308.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hamilton County, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$68,249
Median Household Income
± $1,092
348k
Number of Households
± 4,964

In 2022, the median household income of the 348k households in Hamilton County, OH grew to $68,249 from the previous year's value of $63,080.

The following chart displays the households in Hamilton 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 Hamilton 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 (73.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.69%)

In 2022, 73.7% of workers in Hamilton County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.69%).

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hamilton County, OH have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.46% of the workforce in Hamilton 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, 16.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hamilton County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.757%.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hamilton County, OH (120k out of 809k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher 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 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hamilton County, OH is Black, followed by White 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 16.5% of the children was living in poverty in Hamilton County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 13.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 468 in Hamilton County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 66.3 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94.4% of the population of Hamilton County, OH has health coverage, with 53.3% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 10% on non-group plans, and 0.949% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hamilton County, OH see 897 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.336% increase from the previous year (894 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1324 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 230 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

897 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hamilton County, OH

Primary care physicians in Hamilton County, OH see an average of 897 patients per year. This represents a 0.336% increase from the previous year (894 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hamilton 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 24.5% under 18 years, 23.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.64%
Uninsured
53.3%
Employer Coverage
17.5%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
10%
Non-Group
0.949%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hamilton County, OH declined by 0.427% from 5.67% to 5.64%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 69.2 in Hamilton County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 33.7% in Hamilton County, OH.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.71% in Hamilton County, OH.

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