Human Services County Profiles

Updated: The human services county profiles highlight demographic projections, educational attainment, labor force participation, employment, income, poverty, and human services participation in each of Ohio’s 88 counties. Profiles are available for download alphabetically and by region. Scroll down for a complete list of references and downloadable data files.

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2015 County Profiles
(A-Z)
2015 County Profiles
(By Region)
Central Ohio

Northeast Ohio

Northwest Ohio

 Southeast Ohio

 Southwest Ohio

Data References and Resources

Current Population

Table DP05, 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, U.S. Census Bureau
http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_13_5YR_DP05&prodType=table

Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Counties of Ohio: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003, Vintage 2003 Population Estimates, U.S. Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/totals/2004/CO-EST2004-01.html

Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Counties of Ohio: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013,
http://www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/totals/2013/CO-EST2013-01.html

Current Population 2000-2003 data file
Current Population 2010-2013 data file


Demographic Projections
Ohio-population.org, Scripps Gerontology Center, Miami University http://ohio-population.org/ based on 2010 census

Demographic Projections, 2010-2050 data file

Educational Attainment
Table DP02, 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, U.S. Census Bureau
http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_13_5YR_DP02&prodType=table

Educational Attainment data file

Employment by Sector
2013 Annual Averages by Area, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, Bureau of Labor Statistics
http://www.bls.gov/cew/datatoc.htm

Employment by Sector data file

Total Employment
2003-2013 State and County Employment and Wages, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, Bureau of Labor Statistics
http://www.bls.gov/data/

Total Employment (Adams through Lawrence 2015) data file
Total Employment (Licking through Wyandot 2015) data file

Labor Force Participation
Table B23001, 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, U.S. Census Bureau
http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_13_5YR_B23001&prodType=table

Labor Force Participation data file

Median Income
Median Income: 2003-2013 Median Household Income Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) Program, U.S. Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/did/www/saipe/data/statecounty/data/index.html

Inflation Adjustment: Inflation calculated using Annual Average Consumer Price Index Research Series (CPI-U-RS) indices from 2003 to 2013
https://www.census.gov/hhes/www/income/data/incpovhlth/2013/CPI-U-RS-Index-2013.pdf

Median Income data file

Making Ends Meet
Welfare: Average expenditures per assistance group by county for Ohio Works First (OWF, TANF spending) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) obtained from State Fiscal Year 2013 Public Assistance Monthly Statistics (PAMS) Report from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (http://jfs.ohio.gov/pams/Reports/PAMS-SFY2014.stm); WIC spending calculated at a rate of $35.87 per month for an annual amount of $430.49, based on Fiscal Year 2014 data from the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the State of Ohio (http://www.fns.usda.gov/pd/25wifyavgfd$.htm).

Minimum Wage: Earnings calculated at the statewide minimum wage of $8.10 per hour, assuming an employee works 40 hours per week for 52 weeks (one year).

Federal Poverty Level: 2015 Poverty Guidelines, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/15poverty.cfm
$20,090 poverty level for family of 3

Making Ends Meet data file

Poverty
Table B17001, 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, U.S. Census Bureau
http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml%20?pid=ACS_13_5YR_B17001&prodType=table

Poverty data file

Human Services Participation
Medicaid: County Medicaid enrollee data obtained from December 2014 Medicaid Expenditures and Eligibles Reports from the Department of Medicaid
(http://medicaid.ohio.gov/RESOURCES/ReportsandResearch/MedicaidEligiblesandExpendituresReports.aspx#800520-2014)

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data obtained from December 2006 and December 2013, Public Assistance Monthly Statistics (PAMS) Report from the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (http://jfs.ohio.gov/pams/Reports/PAMS2006-12.pdf and http://jfs.ohio.gov/pams/Reports/PAMS-December_2014.stm).

SNAP, 2006 and 2014 data file

Food Pantry Use: Ohio Association of Second Harvest Food Banks Annual Report, State Fiscal Years 2005-2006; Ohio Association of Food Banks Annual Report, State Fiscal Year 2014
http://www.ohiofoodbanks.org/docs/publications/sfy14_annual_report_web.pdf

Food Pantry Use Data file