Tuscarawas County Courthouse in New Philadelphia, listed on the NRHP with number 73001544
|US state :||Ohio|
|Administrative headquarters :||New Philadelphia|
|Address of the
|County Courthouse Annex
125 E High Avenue
New Philadelphia, OH 44663-0000
|Foundation :||February 13, 1808|
|Made up from:||Muskingum County|
|Area code :||001 330|
|Residents :||91,944 (2005)|
|Population density :||62.5 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||1480 km²|
|Water surface :||10 km²|
|Website : www.co.tuscarawas.oh.us|
The county is located in east-east Ohio and has an area of 1,480 square kilometers, of which ten square kilometers are water. It is bordered in a clockwise direction by the following counties: Stark County , Carroll County , Harrison County , Guernsey County , Coshocton County, and Holmes County .
Tuscarawas County was formed on February 13, 1808 from parts of Muskingum County. It was named after the Tuscarawas River .
There are two National Historic Landmarks in the county , the Zoar Historic District and the Pennsylvania Railroad Depot and Baggage Room . 25 buildings and sites in the county are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (as of May 19, 2018).
|growth of population|
As of the 2000 census , Tuscarawas County had 73,345 people in 27,136 households and 19,185 families. The population density was 41 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was composed of 91.74 percent white , 6.20 percent African American , 0.31 percent American Indian , 0.35 percent Asian American , 0.02 percent Pacific islander and 0.19 percent from other ethnic groups; 1.20 percent were descended from two or more races . Hispanics or Latinos were 0.58 percent of the population .
Of the 27,136 households, 32.7 percent had children and young people under the age of 18 living with them. 55.2 percent were married couples living together, 11.1 percent were single mothers, 29.3 percent were non-families, 24.9 percent were single households and 10.3 percent had people aged 65 years or over. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.97 people.
For the entire county, the population was composed of 24.0 percent of residents under 18 years of age, 8.6 percent between 18 and 24 years of age, 31.6 percent between 25 and 44 years of age, 23.6 percent between 45 and 64 years of age 12.2 percent were 65 years of age or over. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 108.3 males. For every 100 women aged 18 or over, there were statistically 109.0 men.
The median income for a household in the county is $ 37,117 , and the median income for a family is $ 43,241. Males had a median income of $ 35,892 versus $ 23,399 for females. The per capita income was $ 17,569. 9.1 percent of families and 12.0 percent of the population were below the poverty line. Of these, 15.1 percent were children or adolescents under 18 years of age and 10.2 percent were people over 65 years of age.
- Extract from the National Register of Historic Places . Retrieved March 13, 2011
- Tuscarawas County ( English ) In: Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved February 22, 2011.
- Charles Curry Aiken, Joseph Nathan Kane: The American Counties: Origins of County Names, Dates of Creation, Area, and Population Data, 1950-2010 . 6th edition. Scarecrow Press, Lanham 2013, ISBN 978-0-8108-8762-6 , p. 306 .
- Listing of National Historic Landmarks by State: Ohio . National Park Service , accessed May 19, 2018.
- Search mask database in the National Register Information System. National Park Service , accessed May 19, 2018.
- US Census Bureau _ Census of Population and Housing . Retrieved February 17, 2011
- Extract from Census.gov . Retrieved February 21, 2011
- Excerpt from factfinder.census.gov.Retrieved February 21, 2011
- Tuscarawas County, Ohio , 2000 census data sheet at factfinder.census.gov .