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County population in 2012: 161,451 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 152,061 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 30,789
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,690
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 40,225
Renter-occupied apartments: 18,743 (it was 16,224 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 492 sq. mi.
Water area: 14.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 328 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Portage County: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Portage County, Ohio:


Median resident age:  37.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years

Males: 78,841  (46.0%)
Females: 82,578  (54.0%)

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Portage County,OH real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Portage County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,897 ($44,347 in 1999)
This county:

$48897
Ohio:

$45395

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $629 (lower quartile is $492, upper quartile is $776)
This county:

$629
State:

$528


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $151,800 (it was $118,300 in 2000)
Portage County:

$151,800
Ohio:

$134,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,700 - $220,200

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $191,561
Here:

$191,561
State:

$165,947

Townhouses or other attached units: $341,341
Here:

$341,341
State:

$149,379

In 2-unit structures: $699,476
Here:

$699,476
State:

$118,479

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $428,784
Here:

$428,784
State:

$128,262

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,513
Here:

$104,513
State:

$119,997

Mobile homes: $64,817
Here:

$64,817
State:

$32,066

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,863
Here:

$8,863
State:

$70,708
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,328
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $453

Institutionalized population: 897

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Portage County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

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 2009: $2,149 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,524 (1.0%)


Portage County household income distribution in 2009 Portage County home values distribution


Portage County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.8%

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.8%
Portage County:

14.8%
Ohio:

15.2%
Median age of residents in 2010: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 24 years old, American Indian residents: 37 years old, Asian residents: 26 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

9.3%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

4.2%
Whole state:

4.8%

Area name: Akron, OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Portage County is $547 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $700 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $890 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kent, Aurora, Streetsboro, Ravenna, Brimfield, Windham, Garrettsville, Hiram, Mantua, Atwater.

Portage 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
44201Atwater103.60.21.911.311.3671.31.950.502.95
44202Aurora18817.402.231.522.32104.221.500.803.00
44211Brady Lake12.12.12.12.1  2.101.352.68
44231Garrettsville2914.10.42.891.982.8498.261.600.904.35
44234Hiram203.90.51.551.380.7951.171.550.901.70
44240Kent24639.80.13.371.914.14123.052.000.904.00
44241Streetsboro4113.40.13.672.183.5396.142.101.035.23
44242Kent20.200.10.450.14141.420.100.500.10
44243Kent22.70.91.81.561.2770.711.800.951.80
44255Mantua3616.80.23.281.913.64111.151.601.103.70
44260Mogadore10835.40.14.392.75.11116.352.601.505.10
44265Randolph521.80.18.62.969.64112.153.000.6312.68
44266Ravenna9725.603.231.644.48138.811.500.803.15
44272Rootstown148.10.12.991.752.6889.771.950.904.75
44288Windham52.70.71.721.490.9153.032.100.732.25
44411Deerfield47.10.62.621.693.01114.721.400.601.60
44412Diamond1050.71.91.51.578.691.300.802.00

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

2005 air pollution in Portage County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.106 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.092 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 42 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.portageworkforce.org/portagecountydirectory

Click to draw/clear Portage County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Portage County: Maplecrest Golf Course (A), Paradise Lake Golf Course (B), Oak Knolls Golf Course (C), Shawnee Golf Course (D), Sugarbush Golf Course (E), Midway Drive-In (F), Beckwith Orchards (G), Pioneer Trail Orchard (H), Sebring Country Club (I), Portage Siding (J), Akron Y W C A Camp (K), Camp Goodaire (L), Camp Hi Boys Camp (M), Wintergreen Tree Farm (N), Nelson Christmas Tree Farm (O), Alger Dairy (P), East Boat Ramp (Q), West Boat Ramp (R), Guilitto Farm (S), Seidel Farms (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Brimfield Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Portage County include: Wayland Community Church (A), Lady of Fatima Church (B), Pioneer Church (C), Queen of Peace Monastery (D), Saint Peters Church (E), The Country Church (F), Nelson United Methodist Church (G), Yale Church (H), Edinburg United Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Michaels Cemetery (1), Abbot Cemetery (2), Charlestown Township Cemetery (3), Eastlawn Cemetery (4), German Reformed Cemetery (5), Mottown Cemetery (6), Pioneer Trail Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Pine Lake (A), Crystal Lake (B), Round-up Lake (C), Twin Lakes (D), Lake George (E), Sandy Lake (F), Lake Pippen (G), East Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Creek (A), Mahoning Creek (B), Harmon Brook (C), Cranberry Creek (D), Congress Lake Outlet (E), Bixon Creek (F), South Fork Eagle Creek (G), Potter Creek (H), Hinkley Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Portage County include: Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park (1), Mantua Center Historic District (2), Triangle Lake Bog State Nature Preserve (3), Towers Wood Park (4), Charles Tummonds State Nature Preserve (5), Lake Hodgson Park (6), Diamond Park (7), West Branch State Park (8), Mogadore Reservoir Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Cuyahoga County , Geauga County , Mahoning County , Stark County , Summit County , Trumbull County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 17,050
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,043 (47% naturalized citizens)

Portage County:

2.0%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.4%

Portage County marital status for males
Portage County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Portage County with a mortgage: 22,785 (2,658 second mortgage, 4,469 home equity loan, 133 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,673

Here:

72.4% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.94%
Here35.9%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 54,651
Total congregations: 103

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents29,490 (54.0%)5,603 (10.3%)2,622 (4.8%)2,376 (4.3%)1,500 (2.7%)
Congregations10 (9.7%)17 (16.5%)7 (6.8%)6 (5.8%)4 (3.9%)
NameMuslim EstimateInternational Council of Community ChurchesEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1,500 (2.7%)1,181 (2.2%)1,144 (2.1%)1,066 (2.0%)8,169 (14.9%)
Congregations1 (1.0%)2 (1.9%)3 (2.9%)4 (3.9%)49 (47.6%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Portage County - Kent, Aurora, Streetsboro, Ravenna, Brimfield

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Portage County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Portage County:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
Ohio:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Portage County:

11.3%
State:

11.9%


Agriculture in Portage County:

Average size of farms: 101 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,670
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $288.59
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.83%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $28,486
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.89%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,839
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.37%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.60
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 23.55%
Corn for grain: 14689 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4640 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 16898 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,052 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 219 acres

Tornado activity:

Portage County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 2.3 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 18 fatalities and 312 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/31/1985, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Portage County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 62% 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 49.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 30.1 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 58.2 miles away from the 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 9.9 miles away from Portage County center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.5 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:


The number of natural disasters in Portage County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)

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




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





Portage County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 65,502 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 6,665 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 465 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 14 (0%)
  • Taxi: 23 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 39 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 171 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,833 (4%)
  • Other means: 293 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,018 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $49,719.

7.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Ohio average:

5.31%


0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($219 average AGI)
Portage County:

0.21%
Ohio average:

0.10%

5.66% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($31,033 average AGI)
1.34% relocated from other states ($8,768 average AGI)
Portage County:

1.34%
Ohio average:

1.67%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Summit County, OH  2.26% ($40,020 average AGI)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  1.32% ($43,328)
from Stark County, OH  0.33% ($37,046)
from Trumbull County, OH  0.32% ($30,906)
from Geauga County, OH  0.27% ($53,763)
from Mahoning County, OH  0.19% ($36,090)
from Lake County, OH  0.15% ($40,091)


7.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
Ohio average:

5.79%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($129 average AGI)
Portage County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.04%

5.45% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($24,437 average AGI)
2.26% relocated to other states ($13,888 average AGI)
Portage County:

2.26%
Ohio average:

2.24%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Summit County, OH  2.51% ($33,899 average AGI)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.87% ($42,228)
to Stark County, OH  0.43% ($30,914)
to Trumbull County, OH  0.31% ($29,298)
to Mahoning County, OH  0.19% ($31,451)
to Geauga County, OH  0.19% ($42,752)
to Franklin County, OH  0.16% ($29,612)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Portage County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Portage County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Portage County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 19,379 (16,989 aged, 2,390 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5434.080
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 76.25
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25694.61

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1054.420
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 840.450
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31.08
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83.53

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 99.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 55.7
  • Suffocation - 21.3
  • Other - 22.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 153,505

Size of family households: 18,412 2-persons, 9,464 3-persons, 7,843 4-persons, 3,412 5-persons, 1,135 6-persons, 491 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,803 1-person, 4,329 2-persons, 801 3-persons, 323 4-persons, 137 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

95.7% of residents of Portage County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $648,515,000 ($4190 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $22,324,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $281,305,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $162,740,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,254,000
Federal grants: $122,821,000
Federal procurement contracts: $59,492,000 ($14,230,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $19,902,000 ($1,485,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $311,595,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $50,191,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,285,000

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

Births: 8,622
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,000
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +702
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +410
Here +3 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Portage County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.09 millions of gallons per day (81% from ground, 19% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Portage County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 104
  • 3 rooms: 358
  • 4 rooms: 2,722
  • 5 rooms: 7,605
  • 6 rooms: 9,792
  • 7 rooms: 8,597
  • 8 rooms: 5,928
  • 9+ rooms: 5,112
  • 1 room: 554
  • 2 rooms: 1,109
  • 3 rooms: 3,097
  • 4 rooms: 5,089
  • 5 rooms: 3,310
  • 6 rooms: 1,595
  • 7 rooms: 902
  • 8 rooms: 360
  • 9+ rooms: 208
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Portage County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 629
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,590
  • 3 bedrooms: 22,693
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,872
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,408
  • no bedroom: 682
  • 1 bedroom: 4,120
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,358
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,210
  • 4 bedrooms: 597
  • 5+ bedrooms: 257
Cars and other vehicles available in Portage County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,050
  • 1 vehicle: 8,421
  • 2 vehicles: 19,247
  • 3 vehicles: 7,925
  • 4 vehicles: 2,422
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,160
  • no vehicle: 1,786
  • 1 vehicle: 7,719
  • 2 vehicles: 5,028
  • 3 vehicles: 1,130
  • 4 vehicles: 345
  • 5+ vehicles: 216

56% of Portage County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Ohio.

Portage County:

56.2%
State average:

58.2%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $124,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Portage County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (65.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.9%)
  • Electricity (8.8%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (60.3%)
  • Electricity (29.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,437
Here:

8.5%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 600
Here:

7.4%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,548
Here:

10.5%
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 (Noninst.)


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Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Portage County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Portage County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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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 ORIGINATED627$127,925511$147,9572,665$154,908126$43,3176$548,333105$112,85765$71,092
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$104,28639$129,744224$138,92924$34,2080$05$62,20014$70,429
APPLICATIONS DENIED85$122,02499$122,5761,209$154,393165$30,3820$053$137,92565$67,923
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN56$110,96464$204,125546$154,15830$27,5671$101,00018$114,05610$110,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$127,91711$85,455182$156,0939$80,3330$05$61,6005$38,600
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED74$148,87864$181,4840$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$160,22227$170,0741$93,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$136,06324$203,8750$01$83,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$134,6009$201,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$123,0003$183,3330$00$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Portage County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John75974.5 years
Mary75379.5 years
William60773.3 years
Robert57170.5 years
James52470.5 years
Charles41173.5 years
George39475.2 years
Helen37280.2 years
Joseph36474.8 years
Frank30976.6 years
Most common last names in Portage County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22474.8 years
Miller20075.1 years
Brown13975.2 years
Jones13874.6 years
Johnson11371.9 years
Davis11172.1 years
Williams9574.7 years
Moore9573.7 years
Wilson9374.0 years
Thomas8976.2 years
Businesses in Portage County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Kohl's2
AT&T4Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ann Taylor2Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's2Long John Silver's1
Arby's4Lowe's2
AutoZone3Marriott2
Banana Republic1Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets15
Brooks Brothers1Maurices1
Buffalo Wild Wings3McDonald's12
Burger King4Microtel1
CVS4Nike5
Chico's1Pac Sun1
Chipotle2Papa John's Pizza2
Clarks1Payless1
Comfort Inn2Penske1
Curves3PetSmart1
Dairy Queen4Pizza Hut5
Days Inn2Quiznos3
Decora Cabinetry6RadioShack2
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza4Ruby Tuesday2
DressBarn2Rue211
Dunkin Donuts2SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge2Staples1
Eddie Bauer1Starbucks6
Famous Footwear2Steak 'n Shake2
Fashion Bug2Subway8
FedEx13Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile7
GNC6Taco Bell3
GameStop4Target2
Gap1The Room Place1
Goodwill2Toys"R"Us2
Gymboree1True Value2
H&R Block4U-Haul5
Holiday Inn2UPS11
Home Depot2Vans1
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Walgreens4
KFC1Walmart4
Kincaid1Wendy's6
Kmart1Wingate1
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