Hocking County

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Hocking County, Ohio

1 E Main St
Logan, OH 43138
Phone: (740) 385-5195
Fax: (740) 385-1105

In central OH, southeast of Columbus; organized Jan 3, 1818 from Athens and Ross counties. Name Origin: For the Hocking River, which runs through it; from an anglicized Algonquian word whose meaning is uncertain, perhaps referred to cleared fields

Area (sq mi):: 423.60 (land 422.75; water 0.85) Population per square mile: 68.60
Population 2005: 29,009 State rank: 77 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 10.60% Population 2000: 28,241 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,095; median household $34,261; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,229-$21,762
Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 35.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Soil Survey of Hocking County, Ohio. Washington (DC): US Dept of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service.