Licking County

Licking County, Ohio

20 S 2nd St
Newark, OH 43055
Phone: (740) 670-5110
Fax: (740) 670-5119

In central OH, east of Columbus; organized Mar 1, 1808 from Fairfield County. Name Origin: For the salt licks in the area

Area (sq mi):: 688.38 (land 686.50; water 1.88) Population per square mile: 225.50
Population 2005: 154,806 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 6.40%; 1990-2000 13.40% Population 2000: 145,491 (White 95.20%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $20,581; median household $44,124; Population below poverty level: 7.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,820-$28,510
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Newark County seat (46,745)
  • Pataskala (12,348)

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