STATS Indiana

Indiana's Public Data Utility

LogoGet even more workforce data at Hoosiers by the Numbers

Logo

Choose one of the following geographies and click go to view its profile:

County:

Region:

Map

Ohio County, Indiana

Named in 1844 for the Ohio River, it is the state's smallest county

County Seat: Rising Sun

Largest City: Rising Sun (2016 population: 2,195)

Population per Square Mile: 68.90

Square Miles: 86.10

Go to county's in.gov site

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)6,128920.1%6,484,136
Today (2016)5,932920.1%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*6,549920.1%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-3.2%77 2.3%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration2418 -12,135
Net International Migration080 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-3179-0.1%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)275924.6%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)8509214.3%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)372926.3%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)1,3149222.2%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)1,8879231.8%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)1,2349220.8%14.9%
Median Age47.2  Median Age = 37.6

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone13920.2%0.4%
Asian Alone19920.3%2.2%
Black Alone40900.7%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone1880.0%0.1%
White5,8019297.8%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups58921.0%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic5,8579298.7%93.2%
Hispanic75921.3%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2015 (Includes detail not shown below)2,38992100.0%100.0%
Married With Children3829216.0%19.2%
Married Without Children9489239.7%30.0%
Single Parents161926.7%9.8%
Living Alone6959229.1%28.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2016 (estimate)2,80792100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)2,76892100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,8809267.9%61.9%
Median Value (2015)$141,00016  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
5099218.4%27.8%
Median Rent (2015)$50944  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 770920.1%1,110,866
Public770920.1%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2015 ACS)4,397920.1%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher87.4%45 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree12.9%73 24.1%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2015$36,3685786.7%41,940
Median Household Income in 201553,17729105.3%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201510.2%7170.8%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1815.6%6676.5%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20165920.1%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 2016373920.1%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/2017268920.1%495,330

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 201554920.1%84,008
Births to Teens, 2015N/AN/AN/AN/A
Deaths, 201563920.1%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force3,235920.1%3,326,893
Employed3,078920.1%3,179,806
Unemployed157910.1%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate4.922111.4%4.4
August 2017 Unemployment Rate3.81105.6%3.6

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work2,095100.0%$73,768100.0%$35,211
Wage and Salary1,53073.0%$45,34561.5%$29,637
Farm Proprietors1527.3%$3370.5%$2,217
Nonfarm Proprietors41319.7%$16,63222.5%$40,271
Farm1577.5%$6060.8%$3,860
Nonfarm1,93892.5%$73,16299.2%$37,751
Private1,57475.1%$57,29477.7%$36,400
  Accommodation, Food Serv.713.4%$1,3831.9%$19,479
  Arts, Ent., RecreationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Construction834.0%$3,8345.2%$46,193
  Health Care, Social Serv.844.0%$2,7573.7%$32,821
  Information100.5%$920.1%$9,200
  ManufacturingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade1115.3%$2,2223.0%$20,018
  Trans., Warehousing763.6%$5,5417.5%$72,908
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)13*0.6%*$54*0.1%*$4,154*
Government36417.4%$15,86821.5%$43,593

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed11100.0%100.0%$1,682$3,875,847
Single-Family11100.0%75.2%$1,682$3,417,822
2-Family00.0%3.1%0$64,063
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family00.0%20.9%$0$372,642

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Ohio County

NamePopulation
in 2016
Percent of County
Rising Sun2,19537.0%
city graph