Portage County, Ohio Population 2018

Portage County, Ohio's estimated population is 162,277 with a growth rate of 0.30% 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
2017162,2774810.30%
2016161,796-366-0.23%
2016162,162-98-0.06%
2015162,260440.03%
2014162,2167320.45%
2013161,4841340.08%
2012161,350-509-0.31%
2011161,8594700.29%
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%

Portage County, Ohio Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White147,808
Black or African American6,539
Two or More Races3,664
Asian2,879
Some Other Race731
American Indian and Alaska Native175

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Portage County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Portage County, Ohio Median Age

37.7


Total

37.2


Male

38


Female

Portage County, Ohio Adults

There are 130,408 adults, (23,460 of which are seniors) in Portage County, Ohio.

Portage County, Ohio Age Dependency

51.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Portage County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

82,602

51.05%

Male

79,194

48.95%

Portage County, Ohio Households and Families

Portage County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Portage County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All68.7%31.3%
Male62.4%37.6%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female49.2%50.8%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Portage County, Ohio Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All61,5852.5268.7
Married30,1033.1286.8
Non Family21,8921.3950.8
Female6,7973.2149.2
Male2,7933.2262.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Portage County, Ohio Households

Portage County, Ohio Education

Portage County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9341.87%
9th to 12th Grade6,4306.21%
High School Graduate38,53337.23%
Some College21,67120.94%
Associates Degree6,6926.47%
Bachelors Degree17,43216.84%
Graduate Degree10,80110.44%

Portage County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White96,29788,70825,777
Black3,4603,184830
Asian1,5491,4291,085
Hispanic1,161927257
Multiple Races942810306
Other Race32122062
Native American14913617

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.05%.

Portage County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,566$42,410$27,706
Less Than High School$22,871$27,127$17,428
High School Grad$30,266$36,475$22,281
Some College$33,555$43,073$25,282
Bachelors Degree$49,299$59,016$38,606
Graduate Degree$61,799$72,641$52,566

$35,566

Average Earnings

$42,410

Average Male

$27,706

Average Female

Portage County, Ohio Language

Portage County, Ohio Language by Age

Portage County, Ohio Language

95.17% of Portage County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 4.83% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Portage County, Ohio Poverty

Portage County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White140,93318,29312.98%
Black5,7252,17137.92%
Multiple3,3311,40342.12%
Asian2,49675330.17%
Hispanic2,43568127.97%
Native1624527.78%
Other702405.70%

15.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.61%

Male Poverty Rate

17.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portage County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portage County, Ohio is Multiple, with 42.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Portage County, Ohio is Other, with 5.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.68%.

Portage County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.14%
High School11.00%
Some College9.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%

Portage County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.40%
Male Unemployed31.61%
Female Employed11.84%
Male Employed6.12%

Portage County, Ohio Income

Portage County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,427$67,854
Families$68,690$81,788
Married Families$80,092$93,694
Non Families$29,991$39,963

Portage County, Ohio Marital Status

Portage County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Portage County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Portage County, Ohio Veterans

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by War

11,080

Number of Veterans

10,454

Male Veterans

626

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,010
First Gulf War1,642
Second Gulf War1,332
Korea1,054
World War II624

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,754
75+2,592
35 to 542,560
55 to 642,249
18 to 34925

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,5858.81%
Black4087.71%
Hispanic1437.88%
2 or More583.25%
Indian1711.04%
Asian120.49%

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by Education

5.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portage County, Ohio Employment Status

Portage County, Ohio Employment by Age

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Portage County, Ohio Employment by Race

Portage County, Ohio Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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