Kettering, OH

Census Place

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2022 Population
57,707
0.355% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.3
0.255% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.73%
1.64% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$69,818
7.32% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$174,300
16.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
29,336
0.0136% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Kettering, OH had a population of 57.7k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $69,818. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kettering, OH grew from 57,503 to 57,707, a 0.355% increase and its median household income grew from $65,054 to $69,818, a 7.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kettering, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (86%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.59%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.61%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%), and White (Hispanic) (0.984%).

None of the households in Kettering, 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.

96.8% of the residents in Kettering, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kettering, OH are Dayton School of Medical Massage (289 degrees awarded in 2022), Kettering College (264 degrees), and The Modern College of Design (54 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Kettering, OH was $174,300, and the homeownership rate was 64.1%.

Most people in Kettering, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Kettering, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Kettering, OH is home to a population of 57.7k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.52% of Kettering, OH residents were born outside of the country (3.18k people).

In 2022, there were 15.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.6k people) in Kettering, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
96.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Kettering, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kettering, OH was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kettering, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    49.6k ± 844
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.22k ± 656
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.08k ± 372
2.28%
Hispanic Population
1.32k people

In 2022, there were 15.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.6k people) in Kettering, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.28% of the people in Kettering, OH are hispanic (1.32k 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

5.52%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.18k people
5.48%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.15k people

As of 2022, 5.52% of Kettering, OH residents (3.18k 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 Kettering, OH was 5.48%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,268 ± 232
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    865 ± 170
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    563 ± 160

Kettering, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kettering, OH employs 29.3k people. The largest industries in Kettering, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,692 people), Retail Trade (3,525 people), and Manufacturing (3,384 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($81,694), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,736), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($62,167).

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

29.3k
2022 Value
± 1,151
−0.0136%
1 Year decline
± 5.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kettering, OH declined at a rate of −0.0136%, from 29.3k employees to 29.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kettering, OH, are Management Occupations (3,185 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,143 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,940 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kettering, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

29.3k
2022 Value
± 1,151
−0.0136%
1 Year decline
± 5.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kettering, OH declined at a rate of −0.0136%, from 29.3k employees to 29.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kettering, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,692 people), Retail Trade (3,525 people), and Manufacturing (3,384 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kettering, OH, though some of these residents may live in Kettering, 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

$51,221
Median earning men ± $2,065
$38,281
Median earning women ± $1,641

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($93,214), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,599), and Manufacturing ($58,414).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($65,536), Public Administration ($64,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,063).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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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 Kettering, OH awarded 607 degrees. The student population of Kettering, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 253 male students and 1,126 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kettering, OH are White (419 and 69.5%), followed by Black or African American (127 and 21.1%), Two or More Races (17 and 2.82%), and Unknown (15 and 2.49%).

The largest universities in Kettering, OH by number of degrees awarded are Dayton School of Medical Massage (289 and 47.6%), Kettering College (264 and 43.5%), and The Modern College of Design (54 and 8.9%).

The most popular majors in Kettering, OH are Massage Therapy (289 and 47.6%), Registered Nursing (110 and 18.1%), and Physician Assistant (55 and 9.06%).

The median tuition cost in Kettering, OH for private four year colleges is $14,664.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Kettering, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 52.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 36%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,379 (18.3% men and 81.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,379 students enrolled in Kettering, OH, 18.3% men and 81.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 819 records, of which 85.5% were women and 14.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
289 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Kettering, OH was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 289 degrees awarded
  2. 264 degrees awarded
  3. 54 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dayton School of Medical Massage with 289 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 114 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kettering, OH, which is 0.231 times less than the 493 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 419 degrees mean that there were 3.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 127 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($29,109) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($4,233) 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 Kettering, OH was $174,300 in 2022, which is 0.618 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $149,900 to $174,300, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Kettering, OH is 64.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kettering, OH have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kettering, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kettering, OH is $69,818. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Kettering, OH was Census Tract 203 with a value of $104,489, followed by Census Tract 206.02 and Census Tract 216.02, with respective values of $94,196 and $79,542.

Property

$174,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,076
$16,906
Median Property Taxes
±$722

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Rent vs Own

64.1%
Homeownership
2022
59.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.1% of the housing units in Kettering, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 203
  2. Census Tract 206.02
  3. Census Tract 216.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kettering, OH was Census Tract 203 with a value of $104,489, followed by Census Tract 206.02 and Census Tract 216.02, with respective values of $94,196 and $79,542.

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

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Household Income

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$69,818
Median Household Income
± $2,240
26.4k
Number of Households
± 1,028

In 2022, the median household income of the 26.4k households in Kettering, OH grew to $69,818 from the previous year's value of $65,054.

The following chart displays the households in Kettering, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kettering, 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. Drove Alone (81.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.92%)
  3. Carpooled (6.51%)

In 2022, 81.6% of workers in Kettering, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.92%) and those who carpooled to work (6.51%).

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Commute Time

19.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kettering, OH have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.08% of the workforce in Kettering, 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

8.73% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kettering, OH (4.99k out of 57.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kettering, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

94.6% of the population of Kettering, OH has health coverage, with 54.7% on employee plans, 11.2% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.93% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, OH see 1024 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.85% decrease from the previous year (1054 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1749 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 312 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,024 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, OH

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, OH see an average of 1,024 patients per year. This represents a 2.85% decrease from the previous year (1,054 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery 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 21.9% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.42%
Uninsured
54.7%
Employer Coverage
11.2%
Medicaid
14.7%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.93%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kettering, OH grew by 1.4% from 5.35% to 5.42%.

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