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Medina County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2019: 179,746 (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: 426 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Medina County: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.6%), Manufacturing (14.6%), Educational, health and social services (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 17%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Medina County, OH (2019)
    • 166,28293.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,9642.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,5891.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,4901.4%Two or more races
    • 2,1071.2%Asian alone
    • 1770.10%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1130.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years
Males: 88,895  (49.5%)
Females: 90,851  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Medina County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $76,468 ($55,811 in 1999)
This county:

$76,468
Ohio:

$58,642

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $749 (lower quartile is $610, upper quartile is $918)
This county:

$749
State:

$662


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $209,400 (it was $145,500 in 2000)
Medina:

$209,400
Ohio:

$157,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $152,200 - $288,300

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $260,337
Here:

$260,337
State:

$198,781

Townhouses or other attached units: $276,952
Here:

$276,952
State:

$188,193

In 2-unit structures: $81,716
Here:

$81,716
State:

$118,841

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $44,837
Here:

$44,837
State:

$156,796

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,710
Here:

$182,710
State:

$143,144

Mobile homes: $61,878
Here:

$61,878
State:

$56,406

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,388
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $564

Institutionalized population: 1,003
Medina County, OH map from a distance

Health of residents in Medina County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
70.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
46.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
55.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
72.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1226 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 1998: 1397 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 1999: 1470 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 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
  • 2015: 674 buildings, average cost: $226,600
  • 2016: 694 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2017: 680 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2018: 587 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2019: 464 buildings, average cost: $323,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Medina, OH residents
Average permit cost in Medina, OH
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,950 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,796 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Medina, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Medina, OH in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Medina, OH in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.9%
Medina County:

4.9%
Ohio:

13.1%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.1% for American Indian residents, 11.4% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.8 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 44.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.8 years old, Black residents: 32.4 years old, American Indian residents: 47.8 years old, Asian residents: 39.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 23.2 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 ).

2018 air pollution in Medina County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near 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 November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Ohio:

5.2%

Unemployment by year in Medina, OH
County total employment by year in Medina, OH
County average yearly wages by year in Medina, OH

Current college students: 5,804
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,995 (73.0% naturalized citizens)

Medina County:

2.8%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9542010 or later
  • 8972000 to 2009
  • 1,0041990 to 1999
  • 5261980 to 1989
  • 6571970 to 1979
  • 2,292Before 1970

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: 54,184
  • One, attached: 4,183
  • Two: 1,908
  • 3 or 4: 1,729
  • 5 to 9: 3,670
  • 10 to 19: 2,912
  • 20 to 49: 2,084
  • 50 or more: 2,020
  • Mobile homes: 750
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 129

Housing units in Medina County with a mortgage: 37,936 (695 second mortgage, 6,003 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,641

Here:

69.8% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Medina County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Ohio state average. It is 45% 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 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 305.2 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 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.7 miles away from Medina County center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 44.8 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:

  • Ohio Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4507, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to June 21, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1519: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1519, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Tornadoes, Flooding, Severe Storms, and High Winds, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1484: August 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 1484, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1444: November 18, 2002, FEMA Id: 1444, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 12, 1992 to August 01, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-951: August 04, 1992, FEMA Id: 951, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3029: February 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Ohio TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 15, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-266: July 15, 1969, FEMA Id: 266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Medina County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Medina

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 56,398 (82.8%)
  • Carpooled: 4,724 (6.9%)
  • Bus: 162 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 958 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 111 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 822 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 5,100 (7.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (9%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Romania (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Medina County


  • German (18%)
  • American (10%)
  • Polish (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • European (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $78,379.

6.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.87% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($49,593 average AGI)
1.21% relocated from other states ($13,822 average AGI)
Medina County:

1.21%
Ohio average:

1.73%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cuyahoga County, OH  2.18% ($60,879 average AGI)
from Summit County, OH  1.03% ($73,753)
from Wayne County, OH  0.38% ($42,697)
from Lorain County, OH  0.35% ($62,545)
from Stark County, OH  0.17% ($74,398)
from Franklin County, OH  0.09% ($55,485)
from Ashland County, OH  0.08% ($39,262)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.36% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($37,910 average AGI)
1.65% relocated to other states ($21,435 average AGI)
Medina County:

1.65%
Ohio average:

2.01%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cuyahoga County, OH  1.65% ($49,385 average AGI)
to Summit County, OH  0.94% ($59,250)
to Wayne County, OH  0.47% ($37,266)
to Lorain County, OH  0.35% ($48,830)
to Franklin County, OH  0.16% ($46,950)
to Stark County, OH  0.14% ($52,838)
to Ashland County, OH  0.09% ($51,754)

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 2019: 10.2

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 2019: 8.0

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 population in Medina County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Medina County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Medina County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Medina County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Medina County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Medina County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Medina County, Ohio in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,223)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,737)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,220)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,217)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,165)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (962)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (714)
  • Congestive heart failure (652)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (642)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (469)

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: 5,315
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 132
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,541

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,198
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 693
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

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: 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: 179,746
  • Male householders: 36,733 (7,534 living alone), Female householders: 33,717 (10,722 living alone)
  • 40,491 spouses (40,389 opposite-sex spouses), 3,345 unmarried partners, (3,280 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 52,767 children (48,848 natural, 840 adopted, 3,079 stepchildren), 2,530 grandchildren, 1,297 brothers or sisters, 1,485 parents, 0 foster children, 2,340 other relatives, 3,522 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,519

Size of family households: 22,879 2-persons, 10,601 3-persons, 9,877 4-persons, 3,834 5-persons, 654 6-persons, 847 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,256 1-person, 3,242 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 51 4-persons, 86 6-persons, 114 7-or-more-persons.

28,975 married couples with children.
6,827 single-parent households (2,208 men, 4,619 women).

95.3% of residents of Medina speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $519,883,000 ($3,149 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:

7.1
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.4

Year house built in Medina County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Medina County, Ohio
  • 2,8392014 or later
  • 2,1672010 to 2013
  • 13,2272000 to 2009
  • 13,4661990 to 1999
  • 7,4981980 to 1989
  • 15,1241970 to 1979
  • 5,9361960 to 1969
  • 6,3161950 to 1959
  • 1,1761940 to 1949
  • 5,8201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Medina County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Medina County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Medina County, Ohio
  • 401 room
  • 1682 rooms
  • 3343 rooms
  • 2,4184 rooms
  • 7,9655 rooms
  • 9,5586 rooms
  • 10,4717 rooms
  • 8,7928 rooms
  • 14,8319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Medina County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Medina County, Ohio
  • 1,2901 room
  • 9862 rooms
  • 3,3653 rooms
  • 4,9054 rooms
  • 2,5715 rooms
  • 1,2356 rooms
  • 5537 rooms
  • 5198 rooms
  • 4499+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Medina County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Medina County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Medina County, Ohio
  • 40no bedroom
  • 3131 bedroom
  • 7,1092 bedrooms
  • 26,6763 bedrooms
  • 18,2354 bedrooms
  • 2,2045+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Medina County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Medina County, Ohio
  • 1,290no bedroom
  • 4,0181 bedroom
  • 7,6052 bedrooms
  • 2,4233 bedrooms
  • 4744 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Medina County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Medina County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Medina County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 563no vehicle
  • 11,0251 vehicle
  • 25,9822 vehicles
  • 11,1453 vehicles
  • 4,0064 vehicles
  • 1,8565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Medina County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Medina County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,539no vehicle
  • 7,4241 vehicle
  • 5,0622 vehicles
  • 5363 vehicles
  • 2744 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles

90.0% of Medina County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Ohio.

Medina County:

90.0%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 143,069
  • Other state: 30,432
  • Northeast: 10,127
  • Midwest: 7,463
  • South: 10,750
  • West: 2,092
Year householders moved into unit in Medina County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Medina County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 77.7%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.9%Utility gas
  • 38.7%Electricity
  • 5.5%Other fuel
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,225
Here:

12.4%
Ohio:

13.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 533
Here:

5.4%
Ohio:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,238
Here:

16.1%
Ohio:

23.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Medina County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $625,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,035,000
    Other: $15,065,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,454,000
    Regular Highways: $284,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,777,000
    Water Utilities: $1,702,000
    Sewerage: $752,000
    General - Other: $495,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $32,581,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,920,000
    Police Protection: $17,421,000
    Sewerage: $15,704,000
    General - Other: $13,963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,318,000
    Regular Highways: $12,105,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,882,000
    Financial Administration: $9,838,000
    Water Utilities: $4,164,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,548,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,209,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,792,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $737,000
    Corrections - Other: $666,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,154,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,489,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $52,210,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $50,100,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,883,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,275,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,110,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $608,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,663,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,036,000
    Special Assessments: $1,173,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $970,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $380,000
    Rents: $284,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,366,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,508,000
    Transit Utilities: $742,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,076,000
    Other: $9,385,000
    Public Welfare: $7,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,088,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,338,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,783,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,695,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,063,000
    Other License: $10,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,716,000

Medina County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $625,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,035,000
    Other: $15,065,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,454,000
    Regular Highways: $284,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,777,000
    Water Utilities: $1,702,000
    Sewerage: $752,000
    General - Other: $495,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $32,581,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,920,000
    Police Protection: $17,421,000
    Sewerage: $15,704,000
    General - Other: $13,963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,318,000
    Regular Highways: $12,105,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,882,000
    Financial Administration: $9,838,000
    Water Utilities: $4,164,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,548,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,209,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,792,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $737,000
    Corrections - Other: $666,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,154,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,489,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $52,210,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $50,100,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,883,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,275,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,110,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $608,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,663,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,036,000
    Special Assessments: $1,173,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $970,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $380,000
    Rents: $284,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,366,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,508,000
    Transit Utilities: $742,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,076,000
    Other: $9,385,000
    Public Welfare: $7,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,088,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,338,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,783,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,695,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,063,000
    Other License: $10,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,716,000

Medina County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $625,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,035,000
    Other: $15,065,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,454,000
    Regular Highways: $284,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,777,000
    Water Utilities: $1,702,000
    Sewerage: $752,000
    General - Other: $495,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $32,581,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,920,000
    Police Protection: $17,421,000
    Sewerage: $15,704,000
    General - Other: $13,963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,318,000
    Regular Highways: $12,105,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,882,000
    Financial Administration: $9,838,000
    Water Utilities: $4,164,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,548,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,209,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,792,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $737,000
    Corrections - Other: $666,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,154,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,489,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $52,210,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $50,100,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,883,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,275,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,110,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $608,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,663,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,036,000
    Special Assessments: $1,173,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $970,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $380,000
    Rents: $284,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,366,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,508,000
    Transit Utilities: $742,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,076,000
    Other: $9,385,000
    Public Welfare: $7,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,088,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,338,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,783,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,695,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,063,000
    Other License: $10,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,716,000

Medina County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $625,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,035,000
    Other: $15,065,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,454,000
    Regular Highways: $284,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,777,000
    Water Utilities: $1,702,000
    Sewerage: $752,000
    General - Other: $495,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $32,581,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,920,000
    Police Protection: $17,421,000
    Sewerage: $15,704,000
    General - Other: $13,963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,318,000
    Regular Highways: $12,105,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,882,000
    Financial Administration: $9,838,000
    Water Utilities: $4,164,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,548,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,209,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,792,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $737,000
    Corrections - Other: $666,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,154,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,489,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $52,210,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $50,100,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,883,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,275,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,110,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $608,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,663,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,036,000
    Special Assessments: $1,173,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $970,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $380,000
    Rents: $284,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,366,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,508,000
    Transit Utilities: $742,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,002,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,076,000
    Other: $9,385,000
    Public Welfare: $7,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,088,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,338,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,783,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,695,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,063,000
    Other License: $10,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,716,000

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
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 in Medina, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Medina, OH - 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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