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Hocking County, Ohio

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Hocking County is a county located in the US state of Ohio As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,3802 Its county seat is Logan3 The county was organized on March 1, 1818, from land given by Athens, Fairfield, and Ross counties4 Its name is from the Hocking River, the origins of which are disputed but is said to be a Delaware Indian word meaning "bottle river"5

Hocking County is included in the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

Contents

  • 1 Geography
    • 11 Waterways
    • 12 Adjacent counties
    • 13 National protected area
  • 2 Demographics
    • 21 2000 census
    • 22 2010 census
  • 3 Politics
  • 4 Government
  • 5 Communities
    • 51 City
    • 52 Villages
    • 53 Townships
    • 54 Census-designated places
    • 55 Unincorporated communities
  • 6 See also
  • 7 References
  • 8 External links

Geographyedit

According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 424 square miles 1,100 km2, of which 421 square miles 1,090 km2 is land and 23 square miles 60 km2 05% is water6

Waterwaysedit

The major waterway of Hocking County is the Hocking River, which flows roughly from WNW to ESE, arising in Fairfield County and flowing from Hocking County into Athens County This river drains about half the county To the southwest, much of the rest of the county is drained by Salt Creek, which flows from there into Vinton County A small part of the southeastern county is drained by Raccoon Creek, which also flows into Vinton County The easternmost area of the county is within the Monday Creek watershed A small area in the north of the county is drained by Rush Creek7

Adjacent countiesedit

  • Perry County northeast
  • Athens County southeast
  • Vinton County south
  • Ross County southwest
  • Pickaway County west
  • Fairfield County northwest

National protected areaedit

  • Wayne National Forest part

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1820 2,130
1830 4,008 882%
1840 9,741 1430%
1850 14,119 449%
1860 17,057 208%
1870 17,925 51%
1880 21,126 179%
1890 22,658 73%
1900 24,398 77%
1910 23,650 −31%
1920 23,291 −15%
1930 20,407 −124%
1940 21,504 54%
1950 19,520 −92%
1960 20,168 33%
1970 20,322 08%
1980 24,304 196%
1990 25,533 51%
2000 28,241 106%
2010 29,380 40%
Est 2016 28,340 −35%
US Decennial Census9
1790-196010 1900-199011
1990-200012 2010-20132

2000 censusedit

As of the census13 of 2000, there were 28,241 people, 10,843 households, and 7,828 families residing in the county The population density was 67 people per square mile 26/km² There were 12,141 housing units at an average density of 29 per square mile 11/km² The racial makeup of the county was 9754% White, 092% Black or African American, 029% Native American, 008% Asian, 008% from other races, and 109% from two or more races 044% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race

There were 10,843 households out of which 3350% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 5830% were married couples living together, 950% had a female householder with no husband present, and 2780% were non-families 2370% of all households were made up of individuals and 1000% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 254 and the average family size was 298

In the county, the population was spread out with 2550% under the age of 18, 810% from 18 to 24, 2830% from 25 to 44, 2500% from 45 to 64, and 1310% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 38 years For every 100 females there were 9930 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 9790 males

The median income for a household in the county was $34,261, and the median income for a family was $40,888 Males had a median income of $31,951 versus $24,123 for females The per capita income for the county was $16,095 About 1030% of families and 1350% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1580% of those under age 18 and 1450% of those age 65 or over

2010 censusedit

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 29,380 people, 11,369 households, and 7,948 families residing in the county14 The population density was 697 inhabitants per square mile 269/km2 There were 13,417 housing units at an average density of 318 per square mile 123/km215 The racial makeup of the county was 975% white, 07% black or African American, 03% American Indian, 02% Asian, 02% from other races, and 11% from two or more races Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 07% of the population14 In terms of ancestry, 253% were German, 150% were American, 141% were Irish, and 90% were English16

Of the 11,369 households, 323% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 539% were married couples living together, 107% had a female householder with no husband present, 301% were non-families, and 248% of all households were made up of individuals The average household size was 252 and the average family size was 298 The median age was 409 years14

The median income for a household in the county was $39,586 and the median income for a family was $48,796 Males had a median income of $39,219 versus $30,371 for females The per capita income for the county was $19,048 About 123% of families and 153% of the population were below the poverty line, including 207% of those under age 18 and 108% of those age 65 or over17

Politicsedit

Presidential Elections Results18
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 657% 8,497 292% 3,775 51% 657
2012 492% 6,285 482% 6,157 26% 326
2008 489% 6,364 481% 6,259 30% 393
2004 526% 6,936 468% 6,175 07% 88
2000 530% 5,702 416% 4,474 54% 580
1996 388% 4,017 449% 4,646 164% 1,693
1992 356% 3,761 372% 3,935 272% 2,878
1988 587% 5,426 401% 3,706 12% 111
1984 642% 6,071 347% 3,280 12% 112
1980 520% 4,588 427% 3,765 53% 466
1976 438% 4,114 546% 5,126 17% 156
1972 637% 5,407 338% 2,874 25% 211
1968 459% 3,998 425% 3,701 115% 1,003
1964 324% 2,858 676% 5,951
1960 565% 5,262 435% 4,057
1956 596% 4,925 404% 3,334
1952 546% 4,743 454% 3,938
1948 455% 3,733 543% 4,462 02% 17
1944 546% 4,535 454% 3,766
1940 484% 5,336 516% 5,688
1936 371% 3,960 616% 6,580 13% 138
1932 408% 3,811 566% 5,287 27% 250
1928 679% 5,497 309% 2,502 12% 94
1924 505% 4,086 352% 2,854 143% 1,158
1920 508% 4,335 479% 4,082 13% 110
1916 435% 2,357 536% 2,907 30% 161
1912 270% 1,354 458% 2,295 272% 1,363
1908 477% 2,749 497% 2,864 26% 148
1904 552% 2,979 427% 2,304 22% 116
1900 496% 2,923 491% 2,896 13% 76
1896 460% 2,746 532% 3,177 08% 47
1892 417% 2,034 517% 2,522 67% 327
1888 435% 2,113 523% 2,541 43% 207
1884 417% 1,819 556% 2,426 28% 121
1880 422% 1,830 558% 2,422 21% 90
1876 395% 1,475 605% 2,259 01% 3
1872 417% 1,350 574% 1,860 09% 28

Governmentedit

See also: Ohio county government

The county commissioners are Sandra Ogle, Gary Waugh, and Jeff Dickerson,19 and the Hocking County Sheriff is Lanny North20

Communitiesedit

Map of Hocking County with municipal and township boundaries

Cityedit

  • Logan county seat

Villagesedit

  • Buchtel
  • Laurelville
  • Murray City

Townshipsedit

  • Benton
  • Falls
  • Good Hope
  • Green
  • Laurel
  • Marion
  • Perry
  • Salt Creek
  • Starr
  • Ward
  • Washington

Census-designated placesedit

  • Carbon Hill
  • Haydenville
  • Hide-A-Way Hills
  • Rockbridge

Unincorporated communitiesedit

  • Ewing
  • Ilesboro
  • Sand Run
  • South Bloomingville
  • Union Furnace
  • South Perry

See alsoedit

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Hocking County, Ohio

Referencesedit

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Hocking County" PDF Ohio Department of Development Archived from the original PDF on 2007-06-21 Retrieved 2007-04-28 
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts" United States Census Bureau Retrieved February 8, 2015 
  3. ^ "Find a County" National Association of Counties Archived from the original on 2011-05-31 Retrieved 2011-06-07 
  4. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio Inter-State Publishing Co 1883 p 831 
  5. ^ "Hocking County data" Ohio State University Extension Data Center Retrieved 2007-04-28 dead link
  6. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files" United States Census Bureau August 22, 2012 Archived from the original on May 4, 2014 Retrieved February 8, 2015 
  7. ^ "State of Ohio GIS Databases" Archived from the original on 2011-08-21 Retrieved 2011-03-06 
  8. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" Retrieved June 9, 2017 
  9. ^ "US Decennial Census" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on May 12, 2015 Retrieved February 8, 2015 
  10. ^ "Historical Census Browser" University of Virginia Library Retrieved February 8, 2015 
  11. ^ Forstall, Richard L, ed March 27, 1995 "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990" United States Census Bureau Retrieved February 8, 2015 
  12. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4 Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" PDF United States Census Bureau April 2, 2001 Retrieved February 8, 2015 
  13. ^ "American FactFinder" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on 2013-09-11 Retrieved 2008-01-31 
  14. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  15. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  16. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  17. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  18. ^ http://uselectionatlasorg/RESULTS
  19. ^ 1, Hocking County Accessed 2017-02-16
  20. ^ Proud to Serve the Citizens of Hocking County, Hocking County Sheriff's Office Accessed 2009-02-28

External linksedit

  • Hocking County government's website

Coordinates: 39°30′N 82°29′W / 3950°N 8248°W / 3950; -8248

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