Portage County, Ohio Population 2019

Portage County, Ohio's estimated population is 162,625 with a growth rate of 0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Portage County, Ohio is the 19th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018162,9273020.19%
2017162,625300.02%
2016162,595-20-0.01%
2015162,6151560.10%
2014162,4597680.47%
2013161,6913160.20%
2012161,375-482-0.30%
2011161,8574680.29%
2010161,38918,80413.19%
1990142,5856,7294.95%
1980135,8569,9887.94%
1970125,86834,07037.11%
196091,79827,84443.54%
195063,95417,29437.06%
194046,6603,9789.32%
193042,6826,41317.68%
192036,2695,96219.67%
191030,3071,0613.63%
190029,2461,3784.94%
189027,8683681.34%
188027,5002,91611.86%
187024,5843761.55%
186024,208-211-0.86%
185024,4191,4546.33%
184022,9654,13921.99%
183018,8268,73186.49%
182010,0957,100237.06%
18102,9950.00%

How Many People Live in Portage County, Ohio?

162,625

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White147,47390.99%
Black or African American6,6994.13%
Two or More Races3,6922.28%
Asian2,9991.85%
Some Other Race9550.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native2370.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.02%

Portage County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2019

Portage County, Ohio Median Age

37.8


Total

37.4


Male

38.2


Female

Portage County, Ohio Adults

There are 130,818 adults, (24,201 of whom are seniors) in Portage County, Ohio.

Portage County, Ohio Age Dependency

52

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Portage County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

82,822

51.10%

Male

79,258

48.90%

Portage County, Ohio Households and Families

Portage County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Portage County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All68.7%31.3%
Male63.9%36.1%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
Female50.6%49.4%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All62,2082.4968.7
Married30,1323.1186.4
Non Family22,6731.3650.9
Female6,5423.2450.6
Male2,8613.3563.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Portage County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8921.82%
9th to 12th Grade6,5336.29%
High School Graduate38,60937.16%
Some College21,06320.27%
Associates Degree7,2666.99%
Bachelors Degree17,47616.82%
Graduate Degree11,05310.64%

Portage County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White96,44888,80325,871
Black3,5743,314962
Asian1,6731,5531,217
Hispanic1,195911251
Multiple Races881785247
Other Race45031995
Native American17315916
Islander25

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.74%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,094$45,938$28,276
Less Than High School$24,635$30,809$17,246
High School Grad$31,228$40,875$21,867
Some College$35,145$45,526$25,904
Bachelors Degree$50,418$60,639$40,607
Graduate Degree$60,690$68,788$51,380

$37,094

Average Earnings

$45,938

Average Male

$28,276

Average Female

Portage County, Ohio Language

Portage County, Ohio Language by Age

Portage County, Ohio Language

95.10% of Portage County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 4.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Portage County, Ohio Poverty

Portage County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White140,59617,55012.48%
Black5,8082,19637.81%
Multiple3,3701,37040.65%
Asian2,60972327.71%
Hispanic2,51966026.20%
Native2196931.51%
Other897283.12%
Islander1919100.00%

14.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.28%

Male Poverty Rate

16.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portage County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portage County, Ohio is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portage County, Ohio is Other, with 3.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.95%
High School10.77%
Some College9.40%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.57%
Male Unemployed31.66%
Female Employed11.24%
Male Employed6.43%

Portage County, Ohio Income

Portage County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,816$70,273
Families$71,373$86,270
Married Families$82,336$98,061
Non Families$30,325$39,334

Portage County, Ohio Marital Status

Portage County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Portage County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Portage County, Ohio Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Portage County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Portage County, Ohio Veterans

10,740

Number of Veterans

10,151

Male Veterans

589

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,209
First Gulf War1,528
Second Gulf War1,425
Korea948
World War II454
Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,016
75+2,372
35 to 542,342
55 to 642,190
18 to 34820

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,1748.47%
Black4147.67%
Hispanic1206.32%
2 or More894.98%
Asian411.61%
Indian168.42%
Other60.84%

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by Education

4.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portage County, Ohio Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Portage County, Ohio Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.77%

Born in Ohio

95.90%

Native Born

4.10%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.90% of Portage County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 76.77% having been born in Ohio. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Portage County, Ohio

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kent289063007111654.03%
Tallmadge 1757217534-38-0.22%
Streetsboro16029162722431.52%
Aurora15546158763302.12%
Ravenna1172311533-190-1.62%
Mogadore 38603833-27-0.70%
Garrettsville23382323-15-0.64%
Windham22232202-21-0.94%
Hiram14061195-211-15.01%
Mantua10301019-11-1.07%
Brady Lake466461-5-1.07%
Sugar Bush Knolls179177-2-1.12%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990