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Muskingum County pop. 86,074

Ohio’s communities thrive when people feel safe, have good jobs and can make ends meet. Unfortunately, a job doesn’t always mean a living. As incomes decline, more and more families are unable to afford the rising cost of the basics—like food, housing, child care and health care. When all Ohioans have access to the tools needed to meet their basic needs, we all benefit from a stronger economy and a more prosperous society. What to learn more? Click through the county resources below.

Household Median Income

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2003-2013 Median Household Income Estimates

More about Muskingum County

Muskingum County Human Service Profile (The Center for Community Solutions) PDF

Muskingum County Conditions for Children and Families (PCSAO) PDF

Medicaid Expansion’s Impact on Muskingum County (Advocates for Ohio’s Future) PDF

Family Budget Calculator in 2014 dollars (Economic Policy Institute)

  • I have a family doctor now, which I didn’t have before. It’s wonderful.

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  • Tonya McDonald Muskingum

    Tonya was fearful that she was developing the same cancer that her mother had died from, but couldn’t afford to get tested. Medicaid allowed her to receive testing and peace of mind.

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  • Brandon Griffin Muskingum

    The main thing I have been able to do since getting Medicaid is to see a dentist. My teeth were infected and I was in a lot of pain. Now I can eat what I want.

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