Population Demographics

  • Ohio has a population of 11,536,504 and is the 7th most populous state.
  • The state's residents are 52.1% married and 47.9% single.
  • The majority (82.7%) of the Ohio population is White.
  • Of the state's population 48.8% are men and 51.2% are women.
  • 96.2% of people in Ohio were born U.S. citizens, while 3.8% were born outside of the country.
  • 87.4% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 22.5% have college degrees.

» More about the Ohio Population including race, age and gender data.


  • The poverty rate for Ohio is 12.4%.
  • The Ohio unemployment rate was 8.6%, as of the last census. This is higher than the national average of 7.9%.
  • Of workers, 63.7% commute under 25 mins, 25.9% travel 25-45 mins, and 10.4% have a commute time of over 45 mins.
  • The median worker income in Ohio is $28,016.
  • The average worker works 38 hours a week in Ohio.

» More about the Ohio economy including unemployment and income trends.


The map below displays Ohio. Click the link in the marker bubble to get driving directions. The 'View Larger Map' link will open a full size map in a new window.

Largest Cities in America

New York, NY

Population: 8,175,133

Avg. Income: $33,260

Los Angeles, CA

Population: 3,792,621

Avg. Income: $25,922

Chicago, IL

Population: 2,695,598

Avg. Income: $29,913

Houston, TX

Population: 2,099,451

Avg. Income: $25,358

Philadelphia, PA

Population: 1,526,006

Avg. Income: $27,856