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Medina County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 176,029 (70% urban, 30% rural); it was 151,095 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 39,880
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,656
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 44,302
Renter-occupied apartments: 12,607 (it was 10,240 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 422 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 418 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Medina County: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.7%), Retail trade (15.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.1%), Educational, health and social services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Medina County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 86,763  (49.3%)
Females: 89,266  (50.7%)
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Medina County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Medina County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $66,477 ($55,811 in 1999)

This county:

$66477
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $705 (lower quartile is $554, upper quartile is $852)
This county:

$705
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $183,200 (it was $145,500 in 2000)
Medina:

$183,200
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $134,200 - $249,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $207,173
Here:

$207,173
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $117,691
Here:

$117,691
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $132,772
Here:

$132,772
State:

$104,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,282
Here:

$88,282
State:

$110,889

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $53,596
Here:

$53,596
State:

$159,965

Mobile homes: $21,144
Here:

$21,144
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,397
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $473

Institutionalized population: 1,003
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1443 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2001: 1495 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2002: 1373 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2003: 1381 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2004: 1400 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2005: 1161 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2006: 890 buildings, average cost: $223,900
  • 2007: 938 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2008: 580 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2009: 463 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2010: 423 buildings, average cost: $208,800
  • 2011: 373 buildings, average cost: $189,100
  • 2012: 402 buildings, average cost: $249,200
  • 2013: 504 buildings, average cost: $238,400
  • 2014: 552 buildings, average cost: $228,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,735 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,355 (1.5%)

Medina County household income distribution in 2009 Medina County home values distribution Medina County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 10.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.4% for American Indian residents, 13.9% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
Medina County:

5.8%
Ohio:

16.0%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.0% for Black residents, 9.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.1% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 15.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 26 years old, American Indian residents: 52 years old, Asian residents: 38 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Area name: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Medina County is $566 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $682 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $874 a month.

Cities in this county include: Brunswick, Medina, Wadsworth, Lodi, Seville, Westfield Center, Chippewa Lake, Spencer, Gloria Glens Park.

Medina County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
44212Brunswick206169.303.311.8311.79356.322.001.003.20
44215Chippewa Lake24.51.42.952.512.1974.312.951.352.95
44233Hinckley7211.302.111.651.6578.381.650.902.80
44235Homerville44.40.82.72.281.5155.922.800.803.20
44251Westfield Center17824.013.621.92483.802.504.83
44253Litchfield8612.392.011.6569.241.951.202.60
44254Lodi17180.34.262.754.56107.083.101.634.48
44256Medina56336.10.13.332.253.35100.442.501.404.23
44258Medina613.61.66.685.384.3364.736.402.307.95
44273Seville2042.30.77.083.3812.26173.322.201.804.50
44274Sharon Center42.80.72.221.941.0245.892.700.702.80
44275Spencer410.20.74.63.164.0187.083.750.704.00
44280Valley City2036.10.813.357.1812.9597.026.752.2021.40
44281Wadsworth25752.50.14.522.136.92152.962.401.105.00

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2012 air pollution in Medina County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.035 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Rivers: Saint Marys River (A), Saint Joseph River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Allen County , Newport County, Rhode Island , Clearfield County, Pennsylvania , Nassau County, New York , Iroquois County, Illinois , Kankakee County, Illinois , Nance County, Nebraska , Starke County, Indiana , Wayne County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,804
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,550 (66% naturalized citizens)

Medina County:

3.0%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 720
  • 1990 to 1994: 355
  • 1985 to 1989: 245
  • 1980 to 1984: 281
  • 1975 to 1979: 332
  • 1970 to 1974: 325
  • 1970 to 1974: 574
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,718

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 46.6%

Medina County marital status for males Medina County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 44,594
  • One, attached: 3,396
  • Two: 1,487
  • 3 or 4: 1,269
  • 5 to 9: 1,685
  • 10 to 19: 2,095
  • 20 or more: 1,562
  • Mobile homes: 703
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Medina County with a mortgage: 29,879 (3,504 second mortgage, 6,358 home equity loan, 178 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,289

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Medina County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic48,5149
Mainline Protestant19,05748
Evangelical Protestant18,53875
Other2,6079
Black Protestant2482
Orthodox401
None83,328-
Medina County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Medina County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Medina County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 101
This county:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Medina County:

8.2%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Medina County:

27.9%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Medina County:

Average size of farms: 103 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $34,069
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $310.17
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 28.22%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.98%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $34,084
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 62.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,602
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 30.43%
Corn for grain: 13094 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8331 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 28893 harvested acres
Vegetables: 733 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 330 acres

Earthquake activity:

Medina County-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 81.0 miles away from Medina County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 50.1 miles away from the county 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 229.3 miles away from the county 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 79.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 136.7 miles away from Medina County 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 28.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • OhioHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3250): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • OhioSevere Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 1, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1580): February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • OhioSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to June 21, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1519): June 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1519, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OhioTornadoes, Flooding, Severe Storms, and High Winds, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1484): August 1, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1484, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • OhioSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1444): November 18, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1444, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 12, 1992 to August 1, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-951): August 4, 1992, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-951, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OhioBlizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared (EM-3055): January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • OhioSnowstorms, Incident Period: February 2, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3029): February 2, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • OhioTORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 15, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-266): July 15, 1969, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OhioTORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, Incident Period: April 14, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-191): April 14, 1965, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-191, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Yugoslavia (10%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • India (6%)
  • Italy (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Medina County (%):

  • German (27%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Polish (8%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • Hungarian (3%)

Medina County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 66,567 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 5,382 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 413 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 24 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 27 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 31 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 17 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 89 (0%)
  • Walked: 781 (1%)
  • Other means: 432 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,775 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Medina County, Ohio in 2000:

  • 1,021 people in nursing homes
  • 228 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 157 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 45 people in other group homes
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 7 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Medina County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 844 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 153 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 136 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,441.

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Medina County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

4.30% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($37,718 average AGI)
1.13% relocated from other states ($11,656 average AGI)
Medina County:

1.13%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cuyahoga County, OH  1.95% ($49,854 average AGI)
from Summit County, OH  0.87% ($60,206)
from Wayne County, OH  0.36% ($27,766)
from Lorain County, OH  0.30% ($40,165)
from Franklin County, OH  0.13% ($37,773)
from Stark County, OH  0.11% ($39,922)
from Portage County, OH  0.08% ($36,358)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($80 average AGI)
Medina County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.04%

3.71% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($26,272 average AGI)
1.67% relocated to other states ($20,791 average AGI)
Medina County:

1.67%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cuyahoga County, OH  1.39% ($38,263 average AGI)
to Summit County, OH  0.77% ($40,809)
to Wayne County, OH  0.39% ($30,266)
to Lorain County, OH  0.29% ($38,665)
to Franklin County, OH  0.17% ($33,398)
to Stark County, OH  0.11% ($36,805)
to Ashland County, OH  0.08% ($42,091)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Medina County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Medina County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Medina County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Medina County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Medina County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 22,497 (20,032 aged, 2,465 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,490 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Medina County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1680)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1303)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (965)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (856)
  • Unspecified dementia (777)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (678)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (610)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (557)
  • Congestive heart failure (407)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (362)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.82
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5315.100
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 132.060
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34541.46

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1197.530
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 693.370
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.99

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44.44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70.65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.98
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 76.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 38.3
  • Suffocation - 24.1
  • Other - 14.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 171,134
  • In family households: 150,742 (37,379 male householders, 10,835 female householders)
    40,031 spouses, 54,057 children (50,257 natural, 1,335 adopted, 2,465 stepchildren), 2,472 grandchildren, 721 brothers or sisters, 963 parents, 804 other relatives, 2,570 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 20,392 (8,000 male householders (6,240 living alone)), 8,929 female householders (7,832 living alone)), 3,463 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,198 (1,003 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 20,769 2-persons, 10,601 3-persons, 10,143 4-persons, 4,567 5-persons, 1,468 6-persons, 666 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,072 1-person, 2,457 2-persons, 263 3-persons, 90 4-persons, 35 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

33,799 married couples with children.
5,456 single-parent households (1,344 men, 4,112 women).

94.7% of residents of Medina County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $519,883,000 ($3149 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,168,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $301,247,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $118,012,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,521,000
Federal grants: $65,972,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,673,000 ($2,580,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,459,000 ($2,010,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $906,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $97,354,000
Federal Government insurance: $35,626,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 10,497
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,809
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +561
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +10,906
Here +65 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Medina County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.58 millions of gallons per day (43% from ground, 57% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 928
  • 2000 to 2004: 13,269
  • 1990 to 1999: 13,490
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,527
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,569
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,428
  • 1950 to 1959: 7,100
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,052
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,695
Rooms in houses/apartments in Medina County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 32
  • 3 rooms: 389
  • 4 rooms: 1,932
  • 5 rooms: 6,831
  • 6 rooms: 9,895
  • 7 rooms: 8,783
  • 8 rooms: 8,888
  • 9+ rooms: 7,541
  • 1 room: 128
  • 2 rooms: 498
  • 3 rooms: 1,589
  • 4 rooms: 3,409
  • 5 rooms: 2,304
  • 6 rooms: 1,236
  • 7 rooms: 541
  • 8 rooms: 272
  • 9+ rooms: 263
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Medina County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 374
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,392
  • 3 bedrooms: 22,702
  • 4 bedrooms: 14,085
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,738
  • no bedroom: 141
  • 1 bedroom: 2,356
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,907
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,230
  • 4 bedrooms: 518
  • 5+ bedrooms: 88
Cars and other vehicles available in Medina County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 899
  • 1 vehicle: 8,312
  • 2 vehicles: 21,799
  • 3 vehicles: 9,221
  • 4 vehicles: 2,897
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,174
  • no vehicle: 1,290
  • 1 vehicle: 4,642
  • 2 vehicles: 3,405
  • 3 vehicles: 677
  • 4 vehicles: 170
  • 5+ vehicles: 56

60% of Medina County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Ohio.

Medina County:

60.4%
State average:

58.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 116009
  • Northeast: 9963
  • Midwest: 6691
  • South: 10532
  • West: 2665

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $147,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Medina County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (73.5%)
  • Electricity (11.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.5%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (65.9%)
  • Electricity (26.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,557
Here:

13.2%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 909
Here:

9.5%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 788
Here:

17.6%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Medina County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $10,137,000
    General - Other: $5,767,000
    Health - Other: $85,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $23,087,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,968,000
    Police Protection: $11,866,000
    Sewerage: $10,931,000
    General - Other: $9,282,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,172,000
    Regular Highways: $8,921,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,780,000
    Water Utilities: $4,881,000
    Financial Administration: $2,851,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,245,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,200,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,472,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,283,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $828,000
    Corrections - Other: $596,000
    Housing and Community Development: $316,000
    Parking Facilities: $187,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,917,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Natural Resources - Other: $489,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $312,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $8,552,000
    General - Other: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,071,000
    Regular Highways: $605,000
    Financial Administration: $602,000
    Health - Other: $285,000
    Central Staff Services: $236,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $203,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $131,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Police Protection: $49,000
    General - Other: $18,000
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $11,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    Parking Facilities: $4,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $46,031,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000

Medina County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,875,000
    All Other: $14,460,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,414,000
    Regular Highways: $390,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $183,000
    All Other: $27,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,289,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,191,000
    Special Assessments: $990,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $685,000
    Rents: $365,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $175,000
    Sale of Property: $71,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,186,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,909,000
    Health and Hospitals: $13,617,000
    Public Welfare: $9,493,000
    Highways: $7,103,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,559,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,160,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,250,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,113,000
    Other License: $136,000

Medina County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $54,205,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $52,465,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,078,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,062,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,016,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,740,000

Medina County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,056,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,372,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,810,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 988
  • Number of aged recipients: 62
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 926
  • Number of recipients under 18: 143
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 717
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 128
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 276
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 433
Medina County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Medina County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 34 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 ORIGINATED789$153,863917$163,1613,872$167,691144$45,9315$1,240,60091$110,45117$76,882
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$142,05060$175,817299$167,75939$31,6670$013$110,9231$10,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED102$143,25585$172,8591,282$177,606172$30,5990$051$106,84311$56,818
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN47$152,46871$168,099643$175,35319$62,7371$235,00021$113,8102$86,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS15$168,46711$158,818214$184,60312$80,7500$06$93,5000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 34 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED160$191,806106$201,0940$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED35$206,25727$192,8521$83,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$211,89536$191,8060$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$170,0007$168,1430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$130,0001$207,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Medina County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John69476.1 years
Mary69081.5 years
William53174.9 years
Robert48969.9 years
James40770.8 years
Helen40582.0 years
Charles34574.5 years
George31476.3 years
Joseph29776.6 years
Ruth28980.7 years
Most common last names in Medina County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22175.2 years
Miller16275.2 years
Johnson9976.6 years
Jones9476.0 years
Davis8975.2 years
Williams7478.2 years
Baker7074.0 years
Brown6675.3 years
Anderson6578.6 years
Martin6281.2 years
Businesses in Medina County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Marshalls1
AMF Bowling1MasterBrand Cabinets7
AT&T3Mazda1
Ace Hardware2McDonald's8
Advance Auto Parts3Motel 61
Applebee's3New Balance1
Arby's5Nike6
AutoZone3Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins1OfficeMax2
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond2Panera Bread1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza2
Blockbuster1Payless1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Penske2
Burger King6PetSmart1
CVS4Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut4
Chipotle3Popeyes1
Circle K9Quality1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack3
Comfort Inn1Red Roof Inn1
Curves4Rite Aid3
Dairy Queen5Rodeway Inn2
Decora Cabinetry3Ruby Tuesday1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn1Sears3
Dressbarn1Shoe Carnival2
Dunkin Donuts4Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug2Staples1
FedEx14Starbucks5
Ford1Steak 'n Shake1
GNC4Subaru1
GameStop4Subway14
Goodwill1Super 82
H&R Block6T-Mobile5
Hardee's1Taco Bell3
Hawthorn1Target2
Hilton1The Room Place1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1True Value2
Home Depot3U-Haul7
Honda1UPS25
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless1
KFC3Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Waffle House1
Kmart2Walgreens2
Kohl's2Walmart2
Lane Furniture1Wendy's4
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA1
Lowe's1

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