Summit County, Ohio (OH)

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County population in 2012: 540,811 (96% urban, 4% rural); it was 542,899 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 108,484
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 42,650
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 152,996
Renter-occupied apartments: 71,647 (it was 64,792 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

32%

Land area: 413 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 1308 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Summit County: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.9%), Manufacturing (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Summit County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (14.3%)
  • Asian alone (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 262,012  (48.3%)
Females: 279,769  (51.7%)
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Summit County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Summit County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,232 ($42,304 in 1999)

This county:

$49232
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $594 (lower quartile is $466, upper quartile is $741)
This county:

$594
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $134,700 (it was $108,000 in 2000)
Summit:

$134,700
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,700 - $205,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $163,275
Here:

$163,275
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $144,589
Here:

$144,589
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $111,972
Here:

$111,972
State:

$104,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $83,095
Here:

$83,095
State:

$110,889

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $828,952
Here:

$828,952
State:

$159,965

Mobile homes: $20,228
Here:

$20,228
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,218
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $446

Institutionalized population: 4,887

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


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Summit County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
72.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
49.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
83.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
68.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 160 pounds. This is more than average.
19.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1851 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2001: 1797 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2002: 1623 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2003: 1929 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2004: 1828 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2007: 906 buildings, average cost: $212,300
  • 2008: 593 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2009: 488 buildings, average cost: $162,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,526 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,027 (1.6%)

Summit County household income distribution in 2009 Summit County home values distribution Summit County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.6%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 17.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.6% for American Indian residents, 18.7% for other race residents, 36.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.6%
Summit County:

14.6%
Ohio:

16.0%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.5% for American Indian residents, 16.4% for other race residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 41 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Area name: Akron, OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Summit 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: Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Barberton, Green, Hudson, Twinsburg, Tallmadge, Norton, Portage Lakes.

Summit County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
44056Macedonia11432.30.13.232.093.6111.742.851.104.10
44067Northfield2416204.441.958.39189.171.900.903.70
44087Twinsburg332908.10.1625.1170.57275.12.701.409.80
44203Barberton22019.50.13.522.23.4698.282.301.204.70
44210Bath236.40.13.12.321.8258.93.301.184.45
44216Clinton8068.10.47.574.469.991324.402.408.40
44221Cuyahoga Falls15916.602.611.62.699.752.001.003.03
44223Cuyahoga Falls170180.12.921.722.8397.242.350.904.20
44224Stow69658.50.14.322.515.5127.252.901.305.00
44232Green14.94.94.94.9  4.901.904.58
44236Hudson5253190.14.141.9615.89383.652.101.103.70
44238Hudson119.10.44.743.652.6656.094.902.486.25
44250Lakemore43.222.722.670.5921.482.852.003.20
44262Munroe Falls6417.90.13.672.153.82103.92.151.105.50
44264Peninsula217.30.11.470.841.73117.771.100.381.60
44278Tallmadge13055.30.13.512.135.31150.962.401.403.80
44286Richfield9510.40.12.862.191.966.542.701.483.70
44301Akron485.90.11.61.081.3382.971.300.601.90
44302Akron1790.11.91.391.92101.241.501.002.05
44303Akron636.20.12.672.21.5357.352.301.303.63
44304Akron45.41.43.12.741.7456.122.801.403.40
44305Akron7413.80.13.512.213.2793.122.501.304.35
44306Akron3511.70.12.291.232.85124.141.300.602.03
44307Akron74.40.22.211.561.6273.121.800.732.60
44308Akron23.51.22.352.051.6369.212.350.702.35
44309Akron24.82.43.63.391.747.143.601.303.60
44310Akron7820.80.13.692.233.86104.532.701.204.10
44311Akron104.701.170.741.47125.940.600.151.20
44312Akron18124.80.14.082.344.35106.682.601.305.00
44313Akron40730.70.13.652.233.86105.892.301.304.63
44314Akron7470.11.851.261.4880.181.400.802.45
44316Akron23.21.52.352.191.251.152.351.152.35
44317Akron121.921.921.921.9  21.906.0816.80
44319Akron21277.30.14.32.586.46150.182.701.405.00
44320Akron7116.20.13.652.123.5998.532.600.905.23
44321Akron329591.607.132.7333.17464.912.601.336.08
44322Akron11111  1.001.232.25
44326Akron42.40.71.31.130.861.861.050.701.40
44333Akron30472.10.17.53.859.78130.473.701.808.30

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

2005 air pollution in Summit County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.101 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.089 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 16.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 45 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.008 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.036 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Summit County: Spring Hills Golf Course (A), Upper Tuscarawas Wastewater Treatment Plant Number 36 (B), Saint Bernard Golf Club (C), Camp Christopher (D), Camp Crowell (E), Camp Hilaka (F), Camp Jody (G), Camp Manatoc (H), Turnpike Industrial Park (I), Magic City Drive-In (J), Bender's Farm (K), Shade Tree Farm (L), Massillon Road Industrial Park (M), Paul's Greenhouse (N), Copley Fire Department Station 2 (O), Bath Fire Department Station 2 (P), New Franklin Fire Department Station 1 (Q), Northfield Center Fire Department (R), Copley Fire Department Station 1 (S), New Franklin Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Montrose Centre Shopping Center (1), Sagamore Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Summit County include: Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church (A), Cornerstone Church (B), Beulah Church (C), Calvary Church (D), Crusade Church (E), Grace Cathedral (F), Copley United Methodist Church (G), Millheim Church (H), Pleasant Valley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: All Saints Cemetery (1), Saint Nicholas Orthodox Cemetery (2), East Bath Cemetery (3), Morris Chapel Cemetery (4), Boston Mills Cemetery (5), Copley Cemetery (6), Dewey Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pine Lake (A), Tritts Millpond (B), Willow Lake (C), Sobczak Lake (D), Lily Hill Lake (E), Fell Lake (F), Bath Pond (G), Camp Crowell Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Langes Run (A), Furnace Run (B), Joeys Run (C), Stanford Run (D), Sagamore Run (E), Grannys Run (F), Brandywine Creek (G), Robinson Run (H), Riding Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Summit County include: Virginia Kendall Park (1), Tamsin Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cuyahoga County , Medina County , Portage County , Stark County , Wayne County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 29,977
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 17,729 (54% naturalized citizens)

Summit County:

3.3%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 4,479
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,264
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,703
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,293
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,143
  • 1970 to 1974: 897
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,176
  • 1965 to 1969: 4,774

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.0%

Summit County marital status for males Summit County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Summit County with a mortgage: 99,861 (10,350 second mortgage, 17,777 home equity loan, 484 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 42,599

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Summit County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic116,94133
Evangelical Protestant73,586254
Mainline Protestant46,521127
Other7,34734
Black Protestant6,12926
Orthodox4,23012
None287,027-
Summit 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: 84
Summit County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
This 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.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 337
This county:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Summit County:

10.7%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Summit County:

27.6%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Summit County:

Average size of farms: 56 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,294
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1068.30
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.03%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.35%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,293
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.38%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,552
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.89
Corn for grain: 1133 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 463 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3333 harvested acres
Vegetables: 611 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 120 acres

Tornado activity:

Summit County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 2189559.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/3/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Summit 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 64.5 miles away from Summit County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 39.7 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 69.4 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 237.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 154.1 miles away from Summit 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 14.7 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 Summit 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
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • India (8%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Yugoslavia (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)

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

  • German (20%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Hungarian (2%)

Summit County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 221,913 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 20,354 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,851 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 58 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 22 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 238 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 62 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 223 (0%)
  • Walked: 3,821 (1%)
  • Other means: 1,270 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 6,592 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 4,097 people in nursing homes
  • 1,634 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,078 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 756 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 401 people in halfway houses
  • 212 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 209 people in religious group quarters
  • 162 people in other group homes
  • 148 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 146 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 70 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 68 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 64 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 46 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 39 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 20 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 4 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 3,574 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,574 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,164 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 684 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 526 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 444 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 363 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 298 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 99 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 74 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 66 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 59 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 20 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,264.

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%

2.97% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($26,522 average AGI)
1.25% relocated from other states ($14,874 average AGI)
Summit County:

1.25%
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  0.78% ($45,425 average AGI)
from Portage County, OH  0.60% ($34,770)
from Stark County, OH  0.48% ($30,902)
from Medina County, OH  0.25% ($40,809)
from Wayne County, OH  0.12% ($28,423)
from Franklin County, OH  0.11% ($38,528)
from Mahoning County, OH  0.07% ($34,889)


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%

2.92% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($24,461 average AGI)
1.86% relocated to other states ($20,294 average AGI)
Summit County:

1.86%
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  0.71% ($37,970 average AGI)
to Portage County, OH  0.55% ($37,955)
to Stark County, OH  0.54% ($39,257)
to Medina County, OH  0.28% ($60,206)
to Franklin County, OH  0.19% ($28,863)
to Wayne County, OH  0.11% ($35,915)
to Lake County, OH  0.06% ($40,512)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Summit County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Summit County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Summit County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 84,655 (74,098 aged, 10,557 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.73
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13057.04
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 233.5
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37451.81

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1199.040
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1005.850
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.87

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51.7
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 100.440

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.43
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 5781.056

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 49.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 24.9
  • Cut/Pierce - 5.8
  • Other - 18.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 110.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 51.4
  • Suffocation - 29.9
  • Poisoning - 18.3
  • Fall - 5.5
  • Other - 5.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 531,814

Size of family households: 63,432 2-persons, 33,012 3-persons, 26,972 4-persons, 11,802 5-persons, 3,952 6-persons, 1,940 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 66,925 1-person, 12,152 2-persons, 1,612 3-persons, 680 4-persons, 200 5-persons, 65 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

89,458 married couples with children.
34,845 single-parent households (6,211 men, 28,634 women).

94.4% of residents of Summit County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,365,057,000 ($6148 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $558,877,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,211,966,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $784,198,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $20,221,000
Federal grants: $596,681,000
Federal procurement contracts: $568,235,000 ($507,721,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $183,756,000 ($25,778,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $17,105,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $228,430,000
Federal Government insurance: $110,115,000

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

Births: 35,732
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 28,640
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,106
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -7,745
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Summit County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 52.35 millions of gallons per day (15% from ground, 85% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,472
  • 2000 to 2004: 20,928
  • 1990 to 1999: 30,686
  • 1980 to 1989: 20,242
  • 1970 to 1979: 28,094
  • 1960 to 1969: 34,522
  • 1950 to 1959: 41,558
  • 1940 to 1949: 18,851
  • 1939 or earlier: 48,302
Rooms in houses/apartments in Summit County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 56
  • 2 rooms: 390
  • 3 rooms: 1,848
  • 4 rooms: 8,963
  • 5 rooms: 29,442
  • 6 rooms: 38,362
  • 7 rooms: 29,934
  • 8 rooms: 22,437
  • 9+ rooms: 21,564
  • 1 room: 1,487
  • 2 rooms: 4,997
  • 3 rooms: 12,390
  • 4 rooms: 16,828
  • 5 rooms: 13,841
  • 6 rooms: 8,176
  • 7 rooms: 3,984
  • 8 rooms: 1,742
  • 9+ rooms: 1,347
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Summit County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 101
  • 1 bedroom: 2,748
  • 2 bedrooms: 27,592
  • 3 bedrooms: 81,129
  • 4 bedrooms: 36,191
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5,235
  • no bedroom: 2,065
  • 1 bedroom: 18,831
  • 2 bedrooms: 27,615
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,400
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,011
  • 5+ bedrooms: 870
Cars and other vehicles available in Summit County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,500
  • 1 vehicle: 42,312
  • 2 vehicles: 71,843
  • 3 vehicles: 24,383
  • 4 vehicles: 6,584
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,374
  • no vehicle: 12,321
  • 1 vehicle: 31,482
  • 2 vehicles: 16,888
  • 3 vehicles: 3,140
  • 4 vehicles: 584
  • 5+ vehicles: 377

59% of Summit County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Ohio.

Summit County:

59.0%
State average:

58.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $88,900


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 Summit County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (94.0%)
  • Electricity (3.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (75.6%)
  • Electricity (19.4%)
  • Other fuel (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9,356
Here:

14.8%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,770
Here:

9.3%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,841
Here:

11.9%
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)

Summit County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $16,346,000
    Regular Highways: $5,341,000
    Sewerage: $2,339,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $124,894,000
    Health - Other: $123,333,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,176,000
    Correctional Institutions: $32,308,000
    Sewerage: $22,715,000
    General - Other: $20,066,000
    Financial Administration: $18,153,000
    Police Protection: $18,046,000
    Corrections - Other: $15,717,000
    Regular Highways: $11,393,000
    Hospitals: $11,258,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,302,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,434,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,194,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,496,000
    Water Utilities: $1,464,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $136,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,731,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks and Recreation: $5,617,000
    Regular Highways: $2,361,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $1,880,000
    General - Other: $31,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,776,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $744,000
    Police Protection: $306,000
    Health - Other: $238,000
    Financial Administration: $103,000
    Correctional Institutions: $94,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $57,000
    Regular Highways: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
    Water Utilities: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $206,540,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000

Summit County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $38,386,000
    Sewerage: $25,540,000
    Hospital Public: $7,030,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,392,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,457,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,086,000
    Special Assessments: $3,988,000
    Sale of Property: $1,917,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,505,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $28,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $729,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $67,584,000
    Health and Hospitals: $47,197,000
    All Other: $30,805,000
    General Local Government Support: $14,899,000
    Highways: $9,782,000
    Sewerage: $4,097,000
  • Tax - Property: $125,949,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $35,910,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $10,461,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,539,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,869,000
    Other License: $361,000

Summit County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $156,551,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,214,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $59,118,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $58,392,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,610,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $726,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $273,000

Summit County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,896,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $156,723,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,695,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Summit County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Summit County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 131 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 ORIGINATED2,423$118,4842,048$150,1668,430$157,947427$35,19920$1,080,050361$84,00621$85,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED85$103,000131$144,374838$143,357123$25,3172$214,00039$70,7957$25,571
APPLICATIONS DENIED304$118,842290$114,3073,506$144,501777$28,00110$252,800240$72,40028$30,643
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN216$113,227198$147,6161,535$156,27998$52,6022$4,256,50080$93,0132$120,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS45$121,93346$125,522562$159,73030$74,0670$021$78,9051$49,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 109 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED383$169,577199$185,1766$136,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED105$188,92490$175,8785$126,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED80$156,23866$179,6970$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$122,05033$193,4851$35,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$80,6157$163,0004$74,750

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Summit County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5,66780.4 years
John5,22275.1 years
William4,09974.3 years
James3,47871.7 years
Robert3,42971.1 years
Charles2,68574.6 years
Helen2,54280.3 years
George2,49775.9 years
Joseph2,40375.2 years
Anna1,99682.7 years
Most common last names in Summit County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,88575.1 years
Miller1,25176.2 years
Johnson1,00475.0 years
Williams93675.2 years
Jones90974.9 years
Brown81474.8 years
Davis79375.5 years
Thomas62674.4 years
Wilson60674.6 years
Moore51875.4 years
Businesses in Summit County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI4KFC6
AMF Bowling1Kincaid3
AT&T14Kmart2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Knights Inn1
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's3
Ace Hardware4La Quinta1
Advance Auto Parts10La-Z-Boy2
Aeropostale2Lane Bryant2
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Furniture7
Ann Taylor3LensCrafters2
Apple Store1Little Caesars Pizza5
Applebee's6Long John Silver's2
Arby's11Lowe's4
Audi1Macy's3
AutoZone12Marriott2
Avenue1MasterBrand Cabinets27
BMW1Maurices1
Banana Republic1Mazda2
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's31
Baskin-Robbins1Men's Wearhouse2
Bath & Body Works5Motel 63
Baymont Inn1Motherhood Maternity4
Bed Bath & Beyond2New Balance6
Best Western1New York & Co1
Blockbuster4Nike30
Brookstone1Nissan2
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax4
Burger King15Old Navy2
CVS19Olive Garden2
Cache1Outback3
Caribou Coffee3Outback Steakhouse3
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun2
Catherines1Panera Bread7
Charlotte Russe2Papa John's Pizza9
Chevrolet5Payless8
Chick-Fil-A3Penske7
Chico's1PetSmart3
Chipotle7Pier 1 Imports2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut14
Church's Chicken6Plato's Closet1
Circle K58Popeyes2
Clarion1Quality2
Cold Stone Creamery3Quiznos4
Coldwater Creek2RadioShack12
Comfort Inn2Red Lobster2
Comfort Suites1Red Roof Inn1
Cracker Barrel2Rite Aid8
Curves9Rue212
DHL5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dairy Queen13SAS Shoes4
Days Inn2Sam's Club2
Deb1Sears10
Decora Cabinetry8Sheraton1
Dennys1Shoe Carnival1
Domino's Pizza3Soma Intimates1
DressBarn1Spencer Gifts2
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel6
Dunkin Donuts6Staples3
Econo Lodge1Starbucks13
Eddie Bauer1Steak 'n Shake3
Express2Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Extended Stay America1Subaru2
Famous Footwear5Subway43
Fashion Bug3Super 82
FedEx83T-Mobile21
Finish Line2T.G.I. Driday's3
Firestone Complete Auto Care4T.J.Maxx2
Foot Locker2Taco Bell15
Ford4Talbots2
GNC11Target5
GameStop8The Athlete's Foot1
Gap2The Room Place1
Goodwill4Toyota2
Gymboree2Toys"R"Us2
H&R Block18True Value2
Hardee's1U-Haul25
Hilton6UPS99
Hobby Lobby3Value City Furniture1
Holiday Inn4Vans3
Hollister Co.1Verizon Wireless7
Home Depot4Victoria's Secret2
Honda2Volkswagen2
Hot Topic2Waffle House1
Hyundai2Walgreens14
IHOP1Walmart4
JCPenney4Wendy's16
JoS. A. Bank2Wet Seal2
Jones New York5White Castle1
Journeys2YMCA9
Justice3

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