Brown County, OH

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2022 Population
43,715
0.0481% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.9
0.238% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.9%
0.44% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$66,677
11.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$164,500
16.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
19,080
0.532% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Brown County, OH had a population of 43.7k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $66,677. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Brown County, OH grew from 43,694 to 43,715, a 0.0481% increase and its median household income grew from $59,766 to $66,677, a 11.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brown County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.67%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.901%), White (Hispanic) (0.592%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.263%).

None of the households in Brown 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.

99.8% of the residents in Brown County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brown County, OH are Chatfield College (25 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Brown County, OH was $164,500, and the homeownership rate was 74.6%.

Most people in Brown County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Brown County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Brown County, OH is home to a population of 43.7k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.327% of Brown County, OH residents were born outside of the country (143 people).

In 2022, there were 57.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.9k people) in Brown County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 731 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 394 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Brown County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Brown County, OH was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brown County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    41.9k ± 38
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    731 ± 149
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    394 ± 99
1.25%
Hispanic Population
545 people

In 2022, there were 57.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.9k people) in Brown County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 731 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 394 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.25% of the people in Brown County, OH are hispanic (545 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Brown 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

0.327%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
143 people
0.405%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
177 people

As of 2022, 0.327% of Brown County, OH residents (143 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 Brown County, OH was 0.405%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,010 ± 215
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    332 ± 130
  3. Korea
    330 ± 126

Brown County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Brown County, OH employs 19.1k people. The largest industries in Brown County, OH are Manufacturing (3,352 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,561 people), and Retail Trade (2,054 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($75,313), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,067), and Utilities ($66,071).

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

19.1k
2022 Value
± 1,020
0.532%
1 Year growth
± 7.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brown County, OH grew at a rate of 0.532%, from 19k employees to 19.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brown County, OH, are Production Occupations (2,576 people), Management Occupations (1,944 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,680 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brown County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

19.1k
2022 Value
± 1,020
0.532%
1 Year growth
± 7.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brown County, OH grew at a rate of 0.532%, from 19k employees to 19.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brown County, OH, are Manufacturing (3,352 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,561 people), and Retail Trade (2,054 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brown County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Brown 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

$53,555
Median earning men ± $2,894
$32,729
Median earning women ± $1,949

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($86,346), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($67,404), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($63,488).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($101,250), Wholesale Trade ($73,563), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,818).

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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. 201
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 150
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 126
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Brown County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 78.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.863%).

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 Brown County, OH awarded 25 degrees. The student population of Brown County, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 44 male students and 85 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brown County, OH are Black or African American (13 and 52%), followed by White (12 and 48%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Brown County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Chatfield College (25 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Brown County, OH are Liberal Arts & Sciences (25 and 100%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 129 students enrolled in Brown County, OH, 34.1% men and 65.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 96 records, of which 65.6% were women and 34.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Brown County, OH was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 25 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Chatfield College with 25 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 3 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Brown County, OH, which is 0.136 times less than the 22 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 13 degrees mean that there were 1.08 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 12 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($13,080) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,530) 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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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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 Brown County, OH was $164,500 in 2022, which is 0.584 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $141,400 to $164,500, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Brown County, OH is 74.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Brown County, OH have an average commute time of 33.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brown County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Brown County, OH is $66,677. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Brown County, OH was Census Tract 9512.01 with a value of $83,616, followed by Census Tract 9515 and Census Tract 9519, with respective values of $79,071 and $78,811.

In 2022, 12.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Brown County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.441%.

Property

$164,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,206
$12,647
Median Property Taxes
±$773

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 Brown County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Brown County, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74.6%
Homeownership
2022
66.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.6% of the housing units in Brown County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9512.01
  2. Census Tract 9515
  3. Census Tract 9519

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brown County, OH was Census Tract 9512.01 with a value of $83,616, followed by Census Tract 9515 and Census Tract 9519, with respective values of $79,071 and $78,811.

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

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Household Income

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$66,677
Median Household Income
± $3,077
17k
Number of Households
± 948

In 2022, the median household income of the 17k households in Brown County, OH grew to $66,677 from the previous year's value of $59,766.

The following chart displays the households in Brown 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 Brown 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 (78.8%)
  2. Carpooled (13.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.46%)

In 2022, 78.8% of workers in Brown County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.9%) and those who worked at home (5.46%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

33.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brown County, OH have a longer commute time (33.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.12% of the workforce in Brown County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brown County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brown County, OH have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Brown County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.441%.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brown County, OH (6.83k out of 43k 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 45 - 54, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brown County, OH is White, followed by Two Or More 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, 17.6% of the children was living in poverty in Brown County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 67.3 in Brown County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 31.3 per 100,000 population.

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Health

93.5% of the population of Brown County, OH has health coverage, with 44.9% on employee plans, 22.4% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 9.75% on non-group plans, and 1.52% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Brown County, OH see 4343 patients per year on average, which represents a 19.5% increase from the previous year (3634 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5427 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 611 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,343 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Brown County, OH

Primary care physicians in Brown County, OH see an average of 4,343 patients per year. This represents a 19.5% increase from the previous year (3,634 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Brown 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 24.6% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.5%
Uninsured
44.9%
Employer Coverage
22.4%
Medicaid
14.9%
Medicare
9.75%
Non-Group
1.52%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brown County, OH declined by 7.11% from 7% to 6.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brown County, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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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 57.9 in Brown 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 37% in Brown County, OH.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.23% in Brown County, OH.

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