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Encyclopedia > Vinton County, Ohio

Vinton County is a county located in the state of Ohio. As of 2000, the population is 12,806. Its county seat is McArthur6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,075 km˛ (415 mi˛). 1,072 km˛ (414 mi˛) of it is land and 2 km˛ (1 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.21% water.


Adjacent counties

  • Hocking County (north)
  • Athens County (northeast)
  • Meigs County (east)
  • Gallia County (southeast)
  • Jackson County (south)
  • Ross County (west)

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 12,806 people, 4,892 households, and 3,551 families residing in the county. The population density is 12/km˛ (31/mi˛). There are 5,653 housing units at an average density of 5/km˛ (14/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 98.08% White, 0.35% Black or African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 4,892 households out of which 34.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% are married couples living together, 10.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.40% are non-families. 23.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 3.04.


In the county, the population is spread out with 26.90% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 12.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 99.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $29,465, and the median income for a family is $34,371. Males have a median income of $30,936 versus $21,257 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,731. 20.00% of the population and 15.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 27.60% of those under the age of 18 and 13.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Hamden
  • McArthur
  • Wilkesville
  • Zaleski

External link

  • Vinton County Government's website (http://co.vinton.oh.us/)

Regions of Ohio
Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau | Glaciated Allegheny Plateau | Glacial till plains | Lake Erie | Black Swamp
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Vinton County, Ohio at AllExperts (455 words)
Vinton County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.90% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 12.10% who were 65 years of age or older.
Vinton County is the poorest county in the state of Ohio.
Vinton County, Ohio (5087 words)
VINTON was born in the State of Massachusetts, September 25, 1792, graduated at Williams College in 1814, and soon after 1816 established himself in the law at Gallipolis.
VINTON was the unsuccessful Whig candidate for Governor of Ohio.
VINTON, for the defendants, being assigned to that duty by the Governor of Ohio.
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