Ohio County is located in southeastern Indiana. The County Seat is Rising Sun and the largest city is Rising Sun. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.in.gov/mylocal/ohio_county.html. The 2014 population estimate is 6,035 and the 2010 census population was 6,128. The land area is 86.14 square miles and there are 71.1 persons per square mile.
98.2% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 85.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $137,900, there are 2,422 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,443, the median household income is $50,377, and 8.3% of the persons in Ohio County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 357. Retail sales (in $1000) were $23,731, and sales per capita were $4,068.
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