Stow, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 34,773 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.2%
 
Males: 16,115  (46.3%)
Females: 18,658  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 44224.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $62,530 (it was $57,525 in 2000)
Stow:

$62,530
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,019 (it was $25,509 in 2000)

Stow city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $164,799 (it was $141,100 in 2000)
Stow:

$164,799
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $177,591; Detached houses: $177,045; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,060; In 2-unit structures: $153,622; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $79,221; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $207,204; Mobile homes: $5,552

Median gross rent in 2013: $832.

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  • Races in Stow, OH (2013)

    Stow races chart
    • 31,92891.8%White alone
    • 8332.4%Two or more races
    • 6832.0%Asian alone
    • 6181.8%Black alone
    • 5391.6%Hispanic
    • 510.1%American Indian alone
    • 260.07%Other race alone

Races in Stow detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stow: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.6%), Irish (12.9%), English (10.2%), Italian (9.8%), United States (5.5%), Polish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1958

Elevation: 1091 feet

Land area: 17.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,032 people per square mile   (low).

Stow,OH real estate house value index trend

Stow, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Stow:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stow city:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

1,525 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

This city:

4.4%
Ohio:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,926 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,758 (1.7%)

Stow satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Akron, OH (8.3 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (326.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Silver Lake, OH (1.4 miles ), Munroe Falls, OH (1.6 miles ), Cuyahoga Falls, OH (2.0 miles ), Kent, OH (2.1 miles ), Hudson, OH (2.1 miles ), Sugar Bush Knolls, OH (2.2 miles ), Tallmadge, OH (2.4 miles ), Streetsboro, OH (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 120 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 1999: 185 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2000: 151 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2001: 130 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2002: 129 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2003: 219 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2004: 196 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2005: 106 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $252,900
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $240,800
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $244,100
  • 2014: 41 buildings, average cost: $218,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.18 N, Longitude: 81.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,047 (-11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,631 (20.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 330

Stow household income distribution Stow home values distribution

Property values in Stow, OH


Crime rates in Stow by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1000000000001
per 100,000 3.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.9
Rapes 2116129614796151713
per 100,000 6.232.417.534.926.117.340.920.526.517.243.249.137.4
Robberies 188271215811610835
per 100,000 55.723.65.820.334.843.323.432.317.728.723.08.714.4
Assaults 74585327107335
per 100,000 21.711.814.623.214.58.75.820.529.520.18.68.714.4
Burglaries 1321169783112119111130101105859179
per 100,000 408.3341.6282.3241.2325.1343.8324.0381.6297.6301.2244.9262.8227.3
Thefts 592594585555780696646610512618561616575
per 100,000 1,831.01,749.31,702.61,613.02,264.42,010.61,885.61,790.61,508.61,772.71,616.31,779.11,654.4
Auto thefts 21171821141081199239
per 100,000 65.050.152.461.040.628.923.432.326.525.85.88.725.9
Arson 13645696517375
per 100,000 40.217.711.614.517.426.017.514.72.920.18.620.214.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 148.4142.1118.0133.2160.9144.4150.2139.9123.4128.4133.8142.8135.5

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Crime rate in Stow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 49 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Ohio average:

2.17
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,443 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Stow: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Stow, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stow-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Stow city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stow-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from Stow center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 245.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 159.8 miles away from Stow center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 7.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Summit County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stow topographic map

Birthplace of: Jennifer Rohn - Novelist, Jok Church - Cartoonist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Stow:

  • EVANT / ELLSWORTH (4223 ELLSWORTH ROAD)
  • EVANT / LAKEVIEW HOME (3455 LAKEVIEW BOULEVARD)
  • EVANT / RITCHIE (1758 RITCHIE ROAD)
  • ATTENTIVE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, LLC (4466 DARROW ROAD, SUITE 9)
  • HOSPICE OF VISITING NURSE SERVICE (5511 FISHCREEK ROAD, SUITE 200)
  • STOW-GLEN HOME HEALTH CARE (4285 KENT ROAD)
  • BRIARWOOD THE (3700 ENGLEWOOD DRIVE)
  • MAISON AINE (2910 L'ERMITAGE PL)
  • SEASONS NURSING AND REHAB (456 SEASONS RD)
  • STOW GLEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (4285 KENT RD)

airports located in Stow:

Amtrak station near Stow:

  • 8 miles: AKRON (906 E. BOWERY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

College/University in Stow:

  • National College-Stow (Full-time enrollment: 144; Location: 3855 Fishcreek Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national-college.edu/locations/akron-oh/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stow:

  • Kent State University at Kent (about 6 miles; Kent, OH; Full-time enrollment: 25,431)
  • University of Akron Main Campus (about 8 miles; Akron, OH; FT enrollment: 22,216)
  • Stark State College (about 22 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 7,707)
  • Walsh University (about 22 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Kent State University at Stark (about 22 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 3,259)
  • John Carroll University (about 23 miles; University Heights, OH; FT enrollment: 3,546)
  • Case Western Reserve University (about 25 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 7,034)

Public high school in Stow:

Public elementary/middle schools in Stow:

  • FISHCREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 356, Location: 5080 FISHCREEK RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • ECHO HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 354, Location: 4405 STOW RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • INDIAN TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 293, Location: 3512 KENT RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1843 GRAHAM RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • WOODLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2908 GRAHAM RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1819 GRAHAM RD, Grades: 5-7)

Private elementary/middle schools in Stow:

  • KIDS COUNTRY STOW (Students: 200, Location: 4923 HUDSON DR, Grades: PK-4)
  • CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 95, Location: 4460 STOW RD, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Stow

Library in Stow:

  • STOW-MUNROE FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,350,760; Location: 3512 DARROW RD.; 128,046 books; 2,051 e-books; 13,641 audio materials; 15,063 video materials; 66 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 216 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lakeview Intermediate School houses 5th and 6th grades; Kimpton Middle School houses 7th and 8th grades.
  • Stow Ohio shares it's middle school with Munroe Falls, Ohio. Kimpton Middle School, 380 N. River Rd, Munroe Falls, OH 44262, has about 990 students in grades 7-8.

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Notable locations in Stow: Fox Den Golf Course (A), Western Reserve Industrial Park (B), Leisuretime Golf Course (C), Hall Industrial Park (D), Allen Road Industrial Park (E), Seasons Road Industrial Park (F), Commerce Industrial Park (G), Rauh Tree Farm (H), Stow Fire Department Station 1 (I), Stowe City Hall (J), Stow Fire Department Station 2 (K), Stow Fire Department Station 3 (L), Stow Public Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Stow-Kent Shopping Center (1), Graham Road Plaza Shopping Center (2), Oregon Trails Shopping Center (3), Fishcreek Plaza Shopping Center (4), Click Plaza Shopping Center (5), Stowe Retail Plaza Shopping Center (6), Towne Center Plaza Shopping Center (7), Omni Plaza Shopping Center (8), Ross Commons Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Stow: Holy Family Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Maple Lawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wyoga Lake (A), Silver Springs Lake (B), Darrow Lake (C), Heritage Lake (D), Meadowbrook Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Fish Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Stow include: Crestdale Park (1), Meadowbrook Lake Park (2), Partridge Park (3), Oregon Trail Park (4), Sherwood Acres Park (5), Silver Springs Park (6), Heather Hills Park (7), Adell Durbin Park (8), Northport Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Summit County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 77.2. This is about average.

City:

77.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.176. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.176
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 14.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.74. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.74
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.9%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.4% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.7% for American Indian residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
405 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
49 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Stow in 2000:

  • 463 people in nursing homes
  • 62 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Stow, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Stow (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Stow-Hudson Branch, Stow-Kent Branch, Kent Road / Acme. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • The Huntington National Bank: Stow Giant Eagle Branch at 4300 Kent Road, branch established on 2011/10/03; Stow Branch at 3793 Darrow Road, branch established on 1967/12/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Stow Branch at 3311 Kent Road, branch established on 1957/09/25; Oregon Corners Branch at 3027 Graham Road, branch established on 1982/01/21. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Stow Branch at 3093 Graham Road, branch established on 1986/09/02. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • North Akron Savings Bank: Kent Road Branch at 4301 Kent Road, Unit #30, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $157.6 mil, Deposits: $112.0 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Stow Branch at 4499 Kent Road, branch established on 1980/11/17. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Dollar Bank, Federal Savings Bank: Stow Branch at 3483 Hudson Dr, branch established on 2005/07/05. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $6,350.8 mil, Deposits: $4,971.8 mil, headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 62 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Hudson Giant Eagle at 1700 Norton Road, branch established on 2002/01/24. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • KeyBank National Association: Stow-Darrow Road Branch at 3857 Darrow Road, branch established on 1979/10/23. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Ohio average:

10.9

Stow travel time to work - commute Stow mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhood in Stow (Stow, Ohio Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Stow city (based on Summit County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic116,94133
Evangelical Protestant73,586254
Mainline Protestant46,521127
Other7,34734
Black Protestant6,12926
Orthodox4,23012
None287,027-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 84
Summit County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
Summit County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 145
Summit County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Summit County:

27.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.2%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.7%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Stow:

28.4
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Stow:

20.0%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Stow:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Stow:

58.8%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Stow:

79.3%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stow, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 17$79,852$56,3662$2,993
Other Government Administration 16$89,229$66,9223$2,130
Judicial and Legal 35$131,060$44,93518$20,812
Police Protection - Officers 39$277,667$85,4360$0
Police - Other 6$21,777$43,55412$4,410
Firefighters 53$315,143$71,3530$0
Fire - Other 3$10,297$41,1880$0
Correction 3$13,784$55,1360$0
Streets and Highways 19$104,228$65,8280$0
Parks and Recreation 11$52,137$56,87724$13,545
Natural Resources 3$16,264$65,0560$0
Water Supply 9$53,590$71,4531$1,661
Other and Unallocable 20$93,387$56,0325$8,037
Totals for Government 234$1,258,415$64,53465$53,588

Stow government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $6,979,000 ($200.70)
    Water Utilities: $3,564,000 ($102.49)
    Regular Highways: $3,095,000 ($89.01)
    Police Protection: $2,595,000 ($74.63)
    Financial Administration: $2,066,000 ($59.41)
    Central Staff Services: $1,963,000 ($56.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,812,000 ($52.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,270,000 ($36.52)
    General Public Buildings: $723,000 ($20.79)
    General - Other: $661,000 ($19.01)
    Health - Other: $488,000 ($14.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $413,000 ($11.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $232,000 ($6.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $188,000 ($5.41)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $23,000 ($0.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,451,000 ($156.76)
    Water Utilities: $965,000 ($27.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $463,000 ($13.31)
    Regular Highways: $175,000 ($5.03)
    Health - Other: $41,000 ($1.18)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($0.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($0.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,020,000 ($29.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($2.27)

Stow government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,643,000 ($47.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($0.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $878,000 ($25.25)
    Interest Earnings: $380,000 ($10.93)
    Rents: $189,000 ($5.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000 ($3.59)
    Special Assessments: $62,000 ($1.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,055,000 ($145.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,868,000 ($82.48)
    All Other: $2,430,000 ($69.88)
    Highways: $1,390,000 ($39.97)
    Water Utilities: $106,000 ($3.05)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $11,909,000 ($342.48)
    Property: $6,457,000 ($185.69)
    Other License: $758,000 ($21.80)

Stow government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,100,000 ($175.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,730,000 ($164.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $370,000 ($10.64)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $14,645,000 ($421.16)
    End of Fiscal Year: $13,345,000 ($383.77)

Stow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,384,000 ($126.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,067,000 ($318.26)

4.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Summit County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.78% ($45,425 average AGI)
from Portage County, OH  0.60% ($34,770)
from Stark County, OH  0.48% ($30,902)


4.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($349 average AGI)
Summit County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.71% ($37,970 average AGI)
to Portage County, OH  0.55% ($37,955)
to Stark County, OH  0.54% ($39,257)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stow:

  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH)
  • WCUE (1150 AM; 5 kW; CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAKR (1590 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJMP (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; KENT, OH)
  • WRMR (1420 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND CLASSICAL RADIO, LLC)
  • WERE (1300 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH)
  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stow:

  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNIR (100.1 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM, INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WSTB (88.9 FM; STREETSBORO, OH; Owner: STREETSBORO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WAPS (91.3 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, AKRON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WENZ (107.9 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMMS (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFHM-FM (95.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXTM (92.3 FM; CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Stow:

  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WAOH-LP (Channel 29; AKRON, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXOX-LP (Channel 65; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W53AX (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W51BI (Channel 51; KIRTLAND, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WIVM-LP (Channel 52; CANTON, OH; Owner: LUCINDA DeVAUL-TONGES)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Stow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 123m404ftTotal length
  • 497,822Total average daily traffic
  • 48,538Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Stow, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Stow)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Stow, OH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • CLE0212, 5048 Stow Road (Lat: 41.197639 Lon: -81.419944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.8 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQBI562, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 19440.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/14/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • CLE0211, 1797 Citi Center (Lat: 41.171667 Lon: -81.443056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 62.7 m, Call Sign: WQBI571, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 17880.0 MHz, 18120.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/14/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • CLE0203, 4268 Newcomer (Lat: 41.170556 Lon: -81.393889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQBI578, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 17920.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/14/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • STOW WT, 3900 Darrow Rd (Lat: 41.171806 Lon: -81.442000), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47.5 m, Overall height: 50.5 m, Call Sign: WQXI299, Licensee ID: L00068186
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 03/11/2016, Expiration Date: 03/11/2026, Certifier: Michael SzaboRegistrant: County Of Summit, Ohio, 175 S. Main St., Suite 101, Akron, OH 44307, Phone: (330) 643-8008, Fax: (330) 375-2996, Email:
  • AKRON 7, 4480 Hudson Dr (Lat: 41.188889 Lon: -81.466389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WLU764
    Assigned Frequencies: 10563.1 MHz, 6550.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Kent State University Airport (Lat: 41.150056 Lon: -81.416500), Type: Building, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WAZ6
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.300 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/2016, Expiration Date: 05/02/2026Registrant: Kent State University, 4020 Kent Rd., Stow, OH 44224, Phone: (330) 672-1935, Fax: (330) 618-4187, Email:
  • Kent State University Airport (Lat: 41.150556 Lon: -81.416500), Type: Building, Structure height: 13.4 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPSK405, Licensee ID: L00027240
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.725 MHzGrant Date: 05/02/2006, Expiration Date: 05/30/2016, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: Kent State University, 4020 Kent Rd, Stow, OH 44224

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

198 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stow)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

42 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Stow)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED171$145,602154$138,727742$144,67823$37,9573$2,662,00020$105,0001$175,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$141,5006$164,33367$146,5674$12,2501$188,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$114,66716$113,938238$146,21833$41,8482$219,00013$131,8462$8,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$135,16711$124,000123$161,8708$64,1250$04$73,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$140,0006$102,83360$150,6500$00$01$64,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5304.01 , 5304.02, 5305.01, 5305.02, 5306.03, 5306.04, 5306.05, 5306.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$154,12518$172,6671$101,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$192,1437$142,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$125,8008$167,1250$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$111,0004$159,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$55,5000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5304.01 , 5304.02, 5305.01, 5305.02, 5306.03, 5306.04, 5306.05, 5306.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Stow and their reported violations in the past:

ROSEANNE DILAURO MD BLDG PWS (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-11-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Stow that have no violations reported:

  • STO-KENT FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT PWS (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Service Call: 2

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Stow, Ohio:

  • Hampton Inn Stow, 4331 Lakepointe Corporate Dr, Stow, Ohio 44224 , Phone: (330) 945-4160, Fax: (330) 945-4170
  • Courtyard Akron Stow, 4047 Bridgewater Pkwy, Stow, Ohio 44224 , Phone: (330) 945-9722, Fax: (330) 945-9822
  • Staybridge Suites Akron/Stow/ Cuyahoga Falls, 4351 Steels Pointe Dr, Stow, Ohio 44224 , Phone: (330) 945-4180, Fax: (330) 945-4181
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Stow, Ohio

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (11%)
Businesses in Stow, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Applebee's2Macy's1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Burger King2Panera Bread1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut1
Circle K3Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx6Starbucks1
GNC1Subway3
GameStop2T-Mobile4
H&R Block1T.G.I. Driday's1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn1UPS4
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Justice1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's3

Stow compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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