In 2017, Buckeye Hills Regional Council invested $2.6 million in grants, loans, and services to strengthen Noble County in partnership with local officials.


Various Aging + Disability projects include:

  • 295 seniors served by Buckeye Hills programs

  • 58,180 meals served to seniors in need

  • Five home accessibility modifications to ensure seniors can age at home

  • 108 seniors received vouchers through the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

  • Eight county-based service providers, 51 contracted service providers, and 268 local people employed

 

Various Community Development projects include:

  • Three Ohio Public Works State Capital Improvement/Local Transportation Improvement projects totaling $2.1 million

  • One Clean Ohio Conservation Fund project totaling $37,500



POPULATION CHANGE

In 2010, the population of Noble County was 14,645. In 2016, the population of Noble County decreased to 14,429, according to Decennial Census and ACS Estimates.


POPULATION PROJECTIONS

In 2010, the population of Noble County was 14,645. Over time, the population of Noble County is projected to decrease to 13,960 in 2020 and then decrease to 13,920 by 2040, according to ODSA County Profiles.


PERCENT UNEMPLOYED

In 2010, the percent unemployed in Noble County was 16%. In 2017, the percent unemployed in Noble County decreased to 12%, according to Ohio Labor Market Information, Annual Averages.


MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME

In 2011, the Median Household Income in Noble County was $40,239. In 2016, the Median Household Income in Noble County increased to $41,398, according to ACS Estimates.


PERCENT IN POVERTY

In 2011, the percent of the Noble County population in poverty was 16.3%. In 2016, the percent of the Noble County population in poverty decreased to 11.9%, according to ACS Estimates.


POPULATION BY AGE

According to ACS 2012-2016, the distribution of the Noble County population by age identifies the 60-69 age range as the highest and the 80+ age range the lowest.