Meigs County, OH

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2020 Population
22,974
0.451% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.3
0.688% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
20.3%
3.43% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$43,445
3.24% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$92,500
2.63% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
8,555
4.25% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Meigs County, OH had a population of 23k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $43,445. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Meigs County, OH declined from 23,078 to 22,974, a −0.451% decrease and its median household income declined from $44,899 to $43,445, a −3.24% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Meigs County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.527%), White (Hispanic) (0.488%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.209%).

None of the households in Meigs 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 Meigs County, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Meigs County, OH was $92,500, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%. Most people in Meigs County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Meigs County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Meigs County, OH is home to a population of 23k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.279% of Meigs County, OH residents were born outside of the country (64 people).

In 2020, there were 45.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.2k people) in Meigs County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 485 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 121 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Meigs County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.2k ± 58
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    485 ± 104
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    121 ± 80
0.788%
Hispanic Population
181 people

In 2020, there were 45.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.2k people) in Meigs County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 485 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 121 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.788% of the people in Meigs County, OH are hispanic (181 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Meigs County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.279%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
64 people
0.329%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
76 people

As of 2020, 0.279% of Meigs County, OH residents (64 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Meigs County, OH was 0.329%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
29
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.8

In 2020, the median age of all people in Meigs County, OH was 43.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 29. But people in Meigs County, OH are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Meigs County, OH residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,307 ± 6,257 people
  2. Mexico
    43,106 ± 5,088 people
  3. China
    34,944 ± 4,583 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,307 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,106 and China with 34,944.

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Citizenship

99.8%
2020 Citizenship
99.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.8% of Meigs County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Meigs County, OH was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    596 ± 123
  2. Korea
    173 ± 80
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    166 ± 77

Meigs County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Ohio, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Ohio (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Ohio across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Meigs County, OH is $43,445. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Meigs County, OH was Census Tract 9641 with a value of $50,139, followed by Census Tract 9642 and Census Tract 9645, with respective values of $47,145 and $42,893.

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,988. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Meigs County, OH employs 8.56k people. The largest industries in Meigs County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,668 people), Retail Trade (1,074 people), and Construction (1,033 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,333), Manufacturing ($65,788), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,693).

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,445
2020 value
± $2,568
−3.24%
1 Year Growth
± 8.13%

Households in Meigs County, OH have a median annual income of $43,445, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,899 in 2019, which represents a −3.24% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$66,859
Average Male Salary in Ohio
± $1,043
$49,988
Average Female Salary in Ohio
± $782

In 2020, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Ohio
  1. Asian
    $66,781 ± $5,146
  2. White
    $52,037 ± $655
  3. Two or More Races
    $44,595 ± $3,825

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Ohio.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Meigs County, OH is from Ohio.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2020, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.751% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9641
  2. Census Tract 9642
  3. Census Tract 9645

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Meigs County, OH was Census Tract 9641 with a value of $50,139, followed by Census Tract 9642 and Census Tract 9645, with respective values of $47,145 and $42,893.

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Meigs County, OH (4.59k out of 22.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    4,342 ± 427
  2. Two Or More
    201 ± 153
  3. Black
    23 ± 112

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Meigs County, OH is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.56k
2020 Value
± 606
−4.25%
1 Year decline
± 9.97%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Meigs County, OH declined at a rate of −4.25%, from 8.94k employees to 8.56k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Meigs County, OH, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (766 people), Sales & Related Occupations (757 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (732 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Meigs County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Meigs County, OH, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (766 people), Sales & Related Occupations (757 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (732 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Meigs County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.64 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.01 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.78 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Meigs County, OH, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($157,813), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($105,968), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($66,851).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.56k
2020 Value
± 606
−4.25%
1 Year decline
± 9.97%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Meigs County, OH declined at a rate of −4.25%, from 8.94k employees to 8.56k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Meigs County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,668 people), Retail Trade (1,074 people), and Construction (1,033 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Meigs County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Meigs County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Meigs County, OH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,668 people), Retail Trade (1,074 people), and Construction (1,033 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Meigs County, OH has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.75 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.27 times), and Construction (1.81 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Meigs County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($83,333), Manufacturing ($65,788), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,693).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57.8B
  2. $53.5B
  3. $52.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Machinery with $57.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($53.5B) and Mixed freight ($52.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$685B
2020 Value in Ohio
$1.25T
Projected 2050 Value in Ohio
81.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $685B. This is expected to increase 81.7% to $1.25T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $46.1B
  2. $39.9B
  3. $32.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $46.1B, followed by Indiana with $39.9B and Pennsylvania and $32.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Meigs County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 75.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.01%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, OH with 83.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman 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 16 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Meigs County, OH
75.9% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Ohio
  1. 83.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Ohio was Holmes County, OH with 83.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Ohio colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Rob Portman
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 16 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Meigs County, OH was $92,500 in 2020, which is 0.403 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $95,000 to $92,500, a 2.63% decrease. The homeownership rate in Meigs County, OH is 77.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Meigs County, OH have an average commute time of 32.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Meigs County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$92,500
2020 Median
± $9,097
$95,000
2019 Median
± $7,274

In 2020, the median property value in Meigs County, OH declined from to $92,500 from the previous year's value of $95,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Meigs County, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Meigs County, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$43,445
Median Household Income
± $2,568
9.09k
Number of Households
± 598

In 2020, the median household income of the 9.09k households in Meigs County, OH declined from $43,445 from the previous year's value of $44,899.

The following chart displays the households in Meigs 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Meigs County, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Meigs County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.1%
2020 Homeownership
78.6%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 77.1% of the housing units in Meigs County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Meigs County, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

32.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Meigs County, OH have a longer commute time (32.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 7.02% of the workforce in Meigs County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.58%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.39%)

In 2020, 85.4% of workers in Meigs County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.58%) and those who worked at home (3.39%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

93% of the population of Meigs County, OH has health coverage, with 37.6% on employee plans, 29.2% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 8.9% on non-group plans, and 2.39% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Ohio was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Meigs County, OH see 11553 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.113% increase from the previous year (11540 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4581 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1041 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Lawrence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.1%). Additionally, Jackson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

11,553 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Meigs County, OH

Primary care physicians in Meigs County, OH see an average of 11,553 patients per year. This represents a 0.113% increase from the previous year (11,540 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Meigs County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Ohio
$4,371
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,007
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,038
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.96%
Uninsured
37.6%
Employer Coverage
29.2%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
8.9%
Non-Group
2.39%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Meigs County, OH grew by 1.94% from 6.83% to 6.96%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 19.1% prevalence
  2. 18.9% prevalence
  3. 18.7% prevalence

Lawrence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 19.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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