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Encyclopedia > Jackson County, Ohio

Jackson County is a county located in the state of Ohio. As of 2000, the population is 32,641. Its county seat is Jackson6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,092 km˛ (422 mi˛). 1,089 km˛ (420 mi˛) of it is land and 3 km˛ (1 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.29% water.


Adjacent counties

  • Vinton County (north)
  • Gallia County (east)
  • Lawrence County (south)
  • Scioto County (southwest)
  • Pike County (west)
  • Ross County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 32,641 people, 12,619 households, and 9,136 families residing in the county. The population density is 30/km˛ (78/mi˛). There are 13,909 housing units at an average density of 13/km˛ (33/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 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 are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 12,619 households out of which 34.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% are married couples living together, 12.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.60% are non-families. 24.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.00.


In the county, the population is spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $30,661, and the median income for a family is $36,022. Males have a median income of $30,651 versus $21,546 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,789. 16.50% of the population and 13.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.30% of those under the age of 18 and 16.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Municipalities

  • Coalton
  • Jackson
  • Oak Hill
  • Wellston
Regions of Ohio
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Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky metropolitan area | Cleveland metropolitan area
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Jackson County, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1171 words)
Jackson County is a county located in the state of Ohio.
In the county, the population is spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
County coroner: Determines causes of death in certain cases; is the only person with the power to arrest the sheriff.
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