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Licking County, Ohio

Licking County is a county located in the U.S. State of Ohio. As of 2000, the population is 145,491. Its county seat is Newark6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,783 km² (688 mi²). 1,778 km² (686 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.27% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 145,491 people, 55,609 households, and 40,149 families residing in the county. The population density is 82/km² (212/mi²). There are 58,760 housing units at an average density of 33/km² (86/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.64% White, 2.06% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 55,609 households out of which 34.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.50% are married couples living together, 10.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% are non-families. 23.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.01. In the county, the population is spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.00 males. The median income for a household in the county is $44,124, and the median income for a family is $51,969. Males have a median income of $37,957 versus $26,884 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,581. 7.50% of the population and 5.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.10% are under the age of 18 and 7.50% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Alexandria\n*Beechwood Trails\n*Granville\n*Granville South\n*Gratiot\n*Hanover\n*Harbor Hills\n*Hartford\n*Heath\n*Hebron\n*Johnstown\n*Kirkersville\n*Newark\n*Pataskala\n*St. Louisville