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Ohio Population 2024

Ohio People
Ohio (state abbreviation is 'OH') is the seventh largest State in the US, It borders Indiana to the east, Pennsylvania to the east, Kentucky to the south, West Virginia to the south-east, Michigan to the north-west, Lake Erie to the north. The state's capital and largest city Ohio is Columbus, other largest cities are Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron and Dayton. Ohio population in 2024 is estimated to be 11.80 million and its seventh largest population in the US States, decrease of 12,357 people since from last census of 2020. It is 34th largest by area with 44,825 sq miles (116,096 sq km) with the length and breadth of 220 miles(335 km) each. Its average elevation is 260 meters. The Iroquois Indians has settled between the Ohio River and Great Lakes. Ohio began its trade activity in the late 17th century when French explorers from Canada reached the Ohio River, Ohio became the 17th state in 1803, and got its name from the Iroquois word, "O-Y-O". Cleveland, Canton and Toledo are the most dangerous cities in Ohio State.

The population change is 0.04% from 2010 to 2011 and 2011 to 2012. The population growth was increased to 0.24% from 2012 to 2013 and 2013 to 2014 and started decreasing tfrom 2014 onwards to two decades till 2016. again there is a increase to 0.25 from 2016 to 2017 and 0.22% from 2017 to 2018. The estimate of population of Ohio is 11.7 million in 2019. According to U.S. 2020 Census Results, OH population in 2020 is 11,799,448. Ohio population in 2022 is estimated to be 11.74 million, and in 2021 is estimated to be 11.78 million.
YearPopulation% Change
202011,799,448census updated
July 1, 2020
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018, last census by July 1, 2020

Ohio Population by Race

According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Ohio by race are, The population of Ohio State is dominated by Whites by 82%, followed by Blacks or African Americans by 12.3%, Hispanic or Latino with 3.6% and Asian population with 2%.

White Population

White population in Ohio are 9,503,779, percentage wise 81.86 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).

Black Population

Black population in Ohio are 1,428,230, percentage wise 12.30 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Ohio, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian Population which are Asian Indians, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese and Filipinos. Asian population in Ohio are 235,878, percentage wise 2.03 percent are asians, out of these 78,583 are Asian Indians, 55,523 are Chinese, 17,149 are Filipinos, 10,140 are Japanese, 15,792 are Korean, 15,226 are Vietnamese and 43,465 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Ohio are 414,490. Percentage wise 3.57 percent are hispanics, out of these 194,874 are Mexican people, 118,305 are Puerto Ricans, 9,169 are Cubans, and 92,142 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.

American Indian and Alaska Native are 21,872 which includes Navajo, Cherokee, Chippewa and Sioux tribal grouping. 235 thousand are Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander are 3,499 people includes Guamanian or Chamorro, Native Hawaiian and Samoan.

Total Population11,609,756Percent
Black or African American1,428,23012.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native21,8720.188%
Cherokee tribal grouping5,1300.044%
Chippewa tribal grouping4980.004%
Navajo tribal grouping3940.003%
Sioux tribal grouping6210.005%
Asian Population235,8782.03%
Asian Indian78,5830.68%
Other Asian Population43,465
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,4990.03%
Native Hawaiian1,1140.010%
Guamanian or Chamorro7470.006%
Other Pacific Islander1,078
Some other race103,726
Hispanic or Latino414,4903.57%
Puerto Rican118,3051.02%
Other Hispanic or Latino92,142

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of Ohio


Population Pyramid

Source: 2021 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Ohio Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Ohio by age is 11,609,756, out of these 5,686,081 are male, 5,923,675 are female, The sex ratio of Ohio is 960. The Ohio population by age are, under 15 years is 2,164,001, 15 years and over is 9,445,755, 30 years and over is 7,126,400, 65 years and over is 1,844,642 and 85 years and over is 252,260. 48.98 percent are male, 51.02 percent are female, 18.64 percent are under 15 years old, 81.36 percent are 15 years and over, 61.38 percent are 30 years and over, 15.89 percent are 65 years and over, 2.17 percent are 85 years and over.

Languages spoken in OH

English is the official language and widely spoken in Ohio State, 93% speak English as native language, 2.5 % speak european languages, and 2.2% speak Spanish and 1.2 speak Asian at home.
Speak only English10,163,38693.12
Spanish Language244,8742.24
European Language275,5532.52
Asian Languages129,9031.19
Other Languages100,3360.92
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)

Ohio Education

Primary and Higher education statistics of Ohio population in 2017.

Population 18 to 24 years1,094,438556,760537,678
Less than high school graduate149,52184,61864,903
High school graduate (includes equivalency)355,365199,786155,579
Some college or associates degree480,628227,448253,180
Bachelors degree or higher108,92444,90864,016
Population 25 years and over7,888,1503,785,0014,103,149
Less than 9th grade228,438115,427113,011
9th to 12th grade, no diploma577,205292,122285,083
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,646,6081,304,8011,341,807
Some college, no degree1,614,614776,276838,338
Associates degree672,658268,861403,797
Bachelors degree1,341,204644,321696,883
Graduate or professional degree807,423383,193424,230
High school graduate or higher5,941,4012,846,6653,094,736
Bachelors degree or higher1,841,342887,343953,999
Black or African884,019406,010478,009
High school graduate or higher749,826339,839409,987
Bachelors degree or higher145,26160,50284,759
American Indian or Alaska Native alone15,2797,7477,532
High school graduate or higher12,4516,1946,257
Bachelors degree or higher2,5251,1071,418
High school graduate or higher137,99366,00271,991
Bachelors degree or higher96,49249,37947,113
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,1999031,296
High school graduate or higher1,7747291,045
Bachelors degree or higher605206399
Hispanic or Latino Origin212,028109,094102,934
High school graduate or higher157,81478,41279,402
Bachelors degree or higher38,44417,41521,029
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Disablity statistics of Ohio state as on 2017.

Total civilian non-institutionalized population1,583,200
Black or African American216,588
American Indian and Alaska Native alone5,273
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander441
Some other race10,467
With a hearing difficulty429,977
With a vision difficulty268,771
With a cognitive difficulty617,123
With an ambulatory difficulty814,021
With a self-care difficulty300,935
With an independent living difficulty550,654

Counties of Ohio

The U.S. state of Ohio State is divided into 88 counties. The most populus country is Franklin County with 1.3 million, the largest county by area is Ashtabula County at 702.44 sq miles (1,819.3 sq km) and the least populus is Vinton County with 13 thousand and smallest by area is Lake County at 228.21 sq miles (591.1 sq km).

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Adams County27,80527,724-0.37878
Allen County103,069102,663-0.42727
Ashland County53,68553,7450.14848
Ashtabula County97,69297,493-0.22828
Athens County66,66465,818-1.33737
Auglaize County45,79145,80405151
Belmont County67,95667,505-0.73636
Brown County43,53043,6020.25555
Butler County380,843382,3780.477
Carroll County27,34127,081-17980
Champaign County38,82438,754-0.26464
Clark County134,649134,58502121
Clermont County204,171205,4660.61313
Clinton County41,96642,0570.25858
Columbiana County103,149102,665-0.52626
Coshocton County36,51636,6290.36767
Crawford County41,74141,550-0.55959
Cuyahoga County1,248,3711,243,857-0.422
Darke County51,57751,323-0.54949
Defiance County38,22438,165-0.26565
Delaware County200,542204,8262.11414
Erie County74,85774,615-0.33535
Fairfield County154,557155,7820.82020
Fayette County28,65528,66607474
Franklin County1,295,7061,310,3001.111
Fulton County42,26542,27605757
Gallia County30,14329,979-0.57373
Geauga County93,94694,0310.12929
Greene County166,779167,9950.71818
Guernsey County39,07139,022-0.16363
Hamilton County814,671816,6840.233
Hancock County75,86975,9300.13433
Hardin County31,40631,4800.27272
Harrison County15,21015,174-0.28484
Henry County27,16327,086-0.38079
Highland County42,93343,0580.35656
Hocking County28,45728,385-0.37575
Holmes County43,88743,89205454
Huron County58,46258,5040.14444
Jackson County32,38532,38407171
Jefferson County66,36665,767-0.93838
Knox County61,30361,89314040
Lake County230,370230,5140.11011
Lawrence County60,11159,866-0.44242
Licking County173,670175,7691.21717
Logan County45,28245,3580.25252
Lorain County307,622309,4610.699
Lucas County431,033429,899-0.366
Madison County44,04744,4130.85353
Mahoning County230,010229,642-0.21112
Marion County64,94165,2560.53939
Medina County178,240179,1460.51616
Meigs County23,08123,1060.18181
Mercer County40,91040,9590.16161
Miami County105,265106,2220.92525
Monroe County13,95013,790-1.18787
Montgomery County531,669532,3310.155
Morgan County14,68314,604-0.58585
Morrow County34,94335,1120.56969
Muskingum County86,14886,18303131
Noble County14,41114,354-0.48686
Ottawa County40,63240,7690.36262
Paulding County18,83818,760-0.48383
Perry County35,99436,0330.16868
Pickaway County57,76258,0860.64545
Pike County28,22728,067-0.67777
Portage County162,625162,9270.21919
Preble County41,11440,997-0.36060
Putnam County33,85433,780-0.27070
Richland County120,543121,0990.52323
Ross County77,32076,931-0.53232
Sandusky County59,11258,799-0.54343
Scioto County75,89875,502-0.53334
Seneca County55,28155,207-0.14747
Shelby County48,70348,627-0.25050
Stark County372,077371,574-0.188
Summit County541,742541,918044
Trumbull County200,314198,627-0.81515
Tuscarawas County92,41192,176-0.33030
Union County56,79757,8351.84646
Van Wert County28,29128,28107676
Vinton County13,10113,1390.38888
Warren County228,859232,1731.41210
Washington County60,46260,155-0.54141
Wayne County116,247115,967-0.22424
Williams County36,74636,8040.26666
Wood County130,532130,6960.12222
Wyandot County22,06421,935-0.68282


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