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Jefferson County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Jefferson County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Seat Steubenville
Largest city Steubenville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

411 sq mi (1,064 km²)
410 sq mi (1,061 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.31%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

73,894
180/sq mi (70/km²)
Founded July 29, 1797[1]
Named for Thomas Jefferson
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.jeffersoncountyoh.com

Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Ohio. As of 2000, the population was 73,894. Its county seat is Steubenville[2] and is named for Thomas Jefferson, who was at the time Vice President.[3]

Jefferson County is part of the Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 411 square miles (1,064 km²).410 square miles (1,061 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (3 km²) of it (0.31%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 73,894 people, 30,417 households, and 20,592 families residing in the county. The population density was 180 people per square mile (70/km²). There were 33,291 housing units at an average density of 81 per square mile (31/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.49% White, 5.68% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 96.5% spoke English, 1.1% Spanish and 1.0% Italian as their first language.

There were 30,417 households out of which 26.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.30% were married couples living together, 11.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.30% were non-families. 28.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.88.

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1800 8,766
1810 17,260 96.9%
1820 18,531 7.4%
1830 22,489 21.4%
1840 25,030 11.3%
1850 29,133 16.4%
1860 26,115 −10.4%
1870 29,188 11.8%
1880 33,018 13.1%
1890 39,415 19.4%
1900 44,357 12.5%
1910 65,423 47.5%
1920 77,580 18.6%
1930 88,307 13.8%
1940 98,129 11.1%
1950 96,495 −1.7%
1960 99,201 2.8%
1970 96,193 −3.0%
1980 91,564 −4.8%
1990 80,298 −12.3%
2000 73,894 −8.0%
Est. 2007 68,730 −7.0%

In the county, the population was spread out with 21.40% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 25.60% from 25 to 44, 25.90% from 45 to 64, and 18.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 91.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,853, and the median income for a family was $38,807. Males had a median income of $35,785 versus $20,375 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,476. About 11.40% of families and 15.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.30% of those under age 18 and 8.90% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Commissioners: Thomas Graham, Ph.D, Dave Maple, and Adam Scurti
Prosecutor: Thomas Straus
Sheriff: Fred Abdalla
Auditor: Patrick J. Marshall
Treasurer: Raymond M. Agresta
Engineer: James Branagan
Judges of the Court of Common Pleas: Hon. Joseph J. Bruzzese Jr, Hon. David E. Henderson
Probate Court: Hon. Samuel W. Kerr
Clerk of Courts: John A. Corrigan
Health Commissioner: Frank J. Petrola, M.D.
Director, Board of Elections: Diane M. Gribble
Director, Job and Family Services: Nicholas Balakos
Director, Progress Alliance: Thomas Bayuzik

Communities

Map of Jefferson County, Ohio with Municipal and Township Labels

Cities

Villages

Townships

Unincorporated communities

References

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Jefferson County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Jefferson.pdf. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Jefferson County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39081&sid=0. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 40°23′N 80°46′W / 40.38°N 80.76°W / 40.38; -80.76


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Jefferson County, Ohio
Map
File:Map of Ohio highlighting Jefferson County.png
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded July 29 1797[1]
Seat Steubenville
Largest City Steubenville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.31%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

73894
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.jeffersoncountyoh.com
Named for: Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Ohio. As of 2000, the population was 73,894. Its county seat is Steubenville6 and is named for Vice President Thomas Jefferson, who was subsequently elected President.[2]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,064 km² (411 sq mi). 1,061 km² (410 sq mi) of it is land and 3 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.31%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 73,894 people, 30,417 households, and 20,592 families residing in the county. The population density was 70/km² (180/sq mi). There were 33,291 housing units at an average density of 31/km² (81/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 92.49% White, 5.68% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 96.5% spoke English, 1.1% Spanish and 1.0% Italian as their first language.

There were 30,417 households out of which 26.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.30% were married couples living together, 11.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.30% were non-families. 28.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county, the population was spread out with 21.40% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 25.60% from 25 to 44, 25.90% from 45 to 64, and 18.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 91.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,853, and the median income for a family was $38,807. Males had a median income of $35,785 versus $20,375 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,476. About 11.40% of families and 15.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.30% of those under age 18 and 8.90% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Main article: Ohio county government.

Commissioners: Thomas Graham, Ph.D, Dave Maple, and Adam Scurti
Prosecutor: Thomas Straus
Sheriff: Fred Abdalla
Auditor: Patrick J. Marshall
Treasurer: Raymond M. Agresta
Engineer: James Branagan
Common Pleas Court: Hon. Joseph J. Bruzzese Jr, Hon. David E. Henderson
Probate Court: Hon. Samuel W. Kerr
Clerk of Courts: John A. Corrigan
Health Commissioner: Frank J. Petrola, M.D.
Director, Board of Elections: Diane M. Gribble
Director, Job and Family Services: Nicholas Balakos
Director, Progress Alliance: Thomas Bayuzik

Localities

Map of Jefferson County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Municipalities

Townships

Other locations

References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Jefferson County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ {{cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39081&sid=0 |title = Jefferson County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University

Coordinates: 40°23′N 80°46′W / 40.38, -80.76

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