Gambier, OH

Census Place

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2022 Population
2,000
13.5% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
20.4
2.51% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18.3%
123% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$90,625
15.6% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$275,000
13.8% 1-year decline
2022 Employed Population
893
20.6% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Gambier, OH had a population of 2k people with a median age of 20.4 and a median household income of $90,625. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Gambier, OH declined from 2,311 to 2,000, a −13.5% decrease and its median household income declined from $107,411 to $90,625, a −15.6% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gambier, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.1%), White (Hispanic) (4.75%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.95%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.6%).

None of the households in Gambier, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.3% of the residents in Gambier, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Gambier, OH are Kenyon College (566 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Gambier, OH was $275,000, and the homeownership rate was 69.3%.

Most people in Gambier, OH walked to work, and the average commute time was 13.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Gambier, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Gambier, OH is home to a population of 2k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.4% of Gambier, OH residents were born outside of the country (128 people).

In 2022, there were 17.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.68k people) in Gambier, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 95 White (Hispanic) and 79 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.3%
2022 Citizenship
96.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.3% of Gambier, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Gambier, OH was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Gambier, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.68k ± 177
  2. White (Hispanic)
    95 ± 80
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    79 ± 54.3
7.3%
Hispanic Population
146 people

In 2022, there were 17.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.68k people) in Gambier, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 95 White (Hispanic) and 79 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.3% of the people in Gambier, OH are hispanic (146 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
128 people
5.84%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
135 people

As of 2022, 6.4% of Gambier, OH residents (128 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Gambier, OH was 5.84%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    21 ± 32
  2. Vietnam
    7 ± 20
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 17

Gambier, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Gambier, OH employs 893 people. The largest industries in Gambier, OH are Educational Services (320 people), Accommodation & Food Services (235 people), and Retail Trade (104 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($55,875), Health Care & Social Assistance ($25,652), and Retail Trade ($6,932).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

893
2022 Value
± 216
−20.6%
1 Year decline
± 40.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gambier, OH declined at a rate of −20.6%, from 1.12k employees to 893 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gambier, OH, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (181 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (151 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (142 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gambier, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

893
2022 Value
± 216
−20.6%
1 Year decline
± 40.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gambier, OH declined at a rate of −20.6%, from 1.12k employees to 893 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gambier, OH, are Educational Services (320 people), Accommodation & Food Services (235 people), and Retail Trade (104 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gambier, OH, though some of these residents may live in Gambier, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$8,163
Median earning men ± $1,824
$4,528
Median earning women ± $2,166

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($55,875), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($26,250), and Retail Trade ($7,386).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($6,397), Retail Trade ($4,714), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($2,499).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Gambier, OH awarded 566 degrees. The student population of Gambier, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 826 male students and 1,059 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Gambier, OH are White (401 and 78.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (42 and 8.19%), Two or More Races (26 and 5.07%), and Asian (22 and 4.29%).

The largest universities in Gambier, OH by number of degrees awarded are Kenyon College (566 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Gambier, OH are General English Language & Literature (70 and 12.4%), General Economics (61 and 10.8%), and General Psychology (48 and 8.48%).

The median tuition cost in Gambier, OH for private four year colleges is $66,240.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Gambier, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 34.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,885 (43.8% men and 56.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,885 students enrolled in Gambier, OH, 43.8% men and 56.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,250 records, of which 56.6% were women and 43.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 70 degrees awarded
  2. 61 degrees awarded
  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Gambier, OH was General English Language & Literature with 70 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
566 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kenyon College with 566 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 251 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Gambier, OH, which is 0.797 times less than the 315 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 401 degrees mean that there were 9.55 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 42 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($66,240) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($250) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Gambier, OH was $275,000 in 2022, which is 0.976 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $319,200 to $275,000, a 13.8% decrease. The homeownership rate in Gambier, OH is 69.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Gambier, OH have an average commute time of 13.1 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in Gambier, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$275,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$37,767
$149
Median Property Taxes
±$79

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Rent vs Own

69.3%
Homeownership
2022
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.3% of the housing units in Gambier, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.2%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Gambier, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$90,625
Median Household Income
± $23,607
215
Number of Households
± 83

In 2022, the median household income of the 215 households in Gambier, OH declined from $90,625 from the previous year's value of $107,411.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Gambier, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Walked (42.3%)
  2. Drove Alone (37.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (13.7%)

In 2022, 42.3% of workers in Gambier, OH walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (37.4%) and those who worked at home (13.7%).

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Commute Time

13.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gambier, OH have a shorter commute time (13.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Gambier, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

18.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gambier, OH (78 out of 426 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Gambier, OH is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

99.5% of the population of Gambier, OH has health coverage, with 68.4% on employee plans, 8.19% on Medicaid, 4.47% on Medicare, 18.5% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Knox County, OH see 2833 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.711% increase from the previous year (2813 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2401 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 440 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,833 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Knox County, OH

Primary care physicians in Knox County, OH see an average of 2,833 patients per year. This represents a 0.711% increase from the previous year (2,813 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Knox County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16% under 18 years, 71.1% between 18 and 34 years, 5.83% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.03% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.2% were men and 56.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

0.452%
Uninsured
68.4%
Employer Coverage
8.19%
Medicaid
4.47%
Medicare
18.5%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gambier, OH declined by 52.9% from 0.959% to 0.452%.

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