Portage County, Ohio Population 2022

Portage County, Ohio's estimated population is 162,358 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 20th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 161,386 and has seen a growth of 0.60% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18102,9950.00%
182010,0957,100237.06%
183018,8268,73186.49%
184022,9654,13921.99%
185024,4191,4546.33%
186024,208-211-0.86%
187024,5843761.55%
188027,5002,91611.86%
189027,8683681.34%
190029,2461,3784.94%
191030,3071,0613.63%
192036,2695,96219.67%
193042,6826,41317.68%
194046,6603,9789.32%
195063,95417,29437.06%
196091,79827,84443.54%
1970125,86834,07037.11%
1980135,8569,9887.94%
1990142,5856,7294.95%
2010161,38618,80113.19%
2011161,8754890.30%
2012161,383-492-0.30%
2013161,6953120.19%
2014162,4637680.47%
2015162,5941310.08%
2016162,521-73-0.04%
2017162,473-48-0.03%
2018162,502290.02%
2019162,466-36-0.02%
2020162,430-36-0.02%
2021162,394-36-0.02%
2022162,358-36-0.02%
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Portage County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White145,75989.71%
Black or African American7,1084.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native1550.10%
Asian3,0461.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander560.03%
Some Other Race7000.43%
Two or More Races5,6523.48%
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Portage County, Ohio Population by Race

Portage County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2022

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Portage County, Ohio Median Age

38.3


Total

37.7


Male

38.9


Female

Portage County, Ohio Adults

There are 132,167 adults, (26,780 of whom are seniors) in Portage County, Ohio.

Portage County, Ohio Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Portage County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

82,748

50.93%

Male

79,728

49.07%

Portage County, Ohio Population by Age

Portage County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Portage County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All70.6%29.4%
Male66.9%33.1%
Female60.9%39.1%
Non Family51.2%48.8%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Portage County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All62,7852.4770.6
Married30,0103.1288.2
Male2,7653.5466.9
Female6,5383.2160.9
Non Family23,4721.3151.2

3.06

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Portage County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7571.66%
9th to 12th Grade6,1675.81%
High School Graduate39,22336.98%
Some College18,65017.58%
Associates Degree8,5808.09%
Bachelors Degree18,99417.91%
Graduate Degree12,68611.96%
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Portage County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Portage County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,8341,7261,218
Other Race326246112
White97,04590,05028,532
Native American14514542
Black3,6143,3241,038
Hispanic1,4751,157413
2+ Races2,2972,014567
Islander4817

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.41%.

Portage County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,263$47,858$33,955
Less Than 9th Grade$26,645$32,568$20,895
High School Graduate$34,839$41,871$24,941
Some College$40,109$47,946$32,158
Bachelors Degree$50,825$62,976$43,133
Graduate Degree$67,275$82,000$59,267

$41,263

Average Earnings

$47,858

Average Male

$33,955

Average Female

Portage County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Portage County, Ohio Language by Age

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Portage County, Ohio Language

95.55% of Portage County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 4.45% 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 Language

Portage County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native14510371.03%
Islander502550.00%
Black6,1971,67126.96%
Multiple5,3521,27623.84%
Asian2,81462722.28%
Hispanic2,77747016.92%
White138,20013,4149.71%
Other29NaN%

11.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.14%

Male Poverty Rate

12.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Portage County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Portage County, Ohio is Native, with 71.03% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.65%.

Portage County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.15%
High School9.41%
Some College7.22%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Portage County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.58%
Male Unemployed20.01%
Female Employed8.24%
Female Unemployed32.51%

Portage County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Portage County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,485$78,533
Families$78,785$96,784
Married Families$90,788$109,759
Non Families$32,198$43,870
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Income by Household Type

Portage County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Portage County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Portage County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Portage County, Ohio Marital Status

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8,989

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,361
First Gulf War1,308
Vietnam3,707
Korea739
World War II190

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34607
35 to 541,939
55 to 641,593
65 to 742,635
75+2,215

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,3236.93%
Black4718.65%
Native American4227.10%
Asian170.67%
Islander816.67%
Other Race112.24%
2+ Races1173.42%
Hispanic843.87%

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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4.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Portage County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Portage County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Portage County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Portage County, Ohio Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.75%

Born in Portage County, Ohio

96.66%

Native Born

3.34%

Foreign Born

2.07%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.66% of Portage County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 76.75% having been born in Ohio. 2.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Portage County, Ohio Place of Birth

  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

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