Stark County, Ohio Population 2021

Stark County, Ohio's estimated population is 369,322 with a growth rate of -0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stark County, Ohio is the 9th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 375,372 and has seen a growth of -1.61% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021369,322-642-0.17%
2020369,964-642-0.17%
2019370,606-642-0.17%
2018371,248-755-0.20%
2017372,003-1,444-0.39%
2016373,447-1,268-0.34%
2015374,715-831-0.22%
2014375,5464380.12%
2013375,1082170.06%
2012374,8913800.10%
2011374,511-861-0.23%
2010375,3727,7872.12%
1990367,585-11,238-2.97%
1980378,8236,6131.78%
1970372,21031,8659.36%
1960340,34557,15120.18%
1950283,19448,30720.57%
1940234,88713,1035.91%
1930221,78444,56625.15%
1920177,21854,23144.09%
1910122,98728,24029.81%
190094,74710,57712.57%
189084,17020,13931.45%
188064,03111,52321.95%
187052,5089,53022.17%
186042,9783,1007.77%
185039,8785,27515.24%
184034,6038,01530.15%
183026,58814,182114.32%
182012,4069,672353.77%
18102,7340.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.17%
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State
Founded
January 1, 1809
County Seat
2010 Population
375,372
Growth Since 2010
-1.61%
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Stark County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White326,74687.74%
Black or African American27,8807.49%
Two or More Races11,5133.09%
Asian3,4320.92%
Some Other Race2,3390.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native4730.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.01%
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Stark County, Ohio Population by Race

Stark County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Stark County, Ohio Median Age

42.1


Total

40.4


Male

43.7


Female

Stark County, Ohio Adults

There are 291,983 adults, (70,739 of whom are seniors) in Stark County, Ohio.

Stark County, Ohio Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Stark County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

191,402

51.40%

Male

181,002

48.60%

Stark County, Ohio Population by Age

Stark County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stark County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All68.2%31.8%
Male60%40%
Non Family54.3%45.7%
Female43.4%56.6%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stark County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All153,4602.3768.2
Married71,4412.9886.6
Non Family54,6741.254.3
Female19,6643.1243.4
Male7,6813.0460

2.92

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Stark County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,5592.14%
9th to 12th Grade16,2106.24%
High School Graduate99,29538.22%
Some College57,00221.94%
Associates Degree22,4678.65%
Bachelors Degree37,59714.47%
Graduate Degree21,6368.33%
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Stark County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stark County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White232,017214,42354,785
Black17,19714,8481,919
Hispanic3,8772,948848
2+ Races3,8493,427510
Asian2,4752,0651,116
Other Race1,334900222
Native American34133217
Islander2121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.09%.

Stark County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,627$45,155$28,928
Less Than 9th Grade$22,198$28,122$14,597
High School Graduate$30,133$38,410$22,236
Some College$34,415$44,799$26,684
Bachelors Degree$53,593$67,234$43,769
Graduate Degree$66,398$73,050$62,306

$36,627

Average Earnings

$45,155

Average Male

$28,928

Average Female

Stark County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stark County, Ohio Language by Age

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Stark County, Ohio Language

96.61% of Stark County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Stark County, Ohio Language

Stark County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White313,79633,57310.70%
Black26,71410,11037.85%
Multiple11,1043,52231.72%
Hispanic7,4091,74523.55%
Other2,31566628.77%
Asian3,4072266.63%
Native46111224.30%

13.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.05%

Male Poverty Rate

15.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stark County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stark County, Ohio is Black, with 37.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stark County, Ohio is Asian, with 6.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.15%.

Stark County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.05%
High School12.53%
Some College9.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%

Stark County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.06%
Male Unemployed35.96%
Female Employed8.90%
Male Employed4.48%

Stark County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stark County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,860$70,478
Families$68,247$82,737
Married Families$81,460$96,816
Non Families$31,073$44,884
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Income by Household Type

Stark County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Stark County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Stark 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 45-54.

Stark County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Stark County, Ohio Marital Status

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24,872

Number of Veterans

23,211

Male Veterans

1,661

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,900
First Gulf War4,599
Second Gulf War2,884
Korea2,203
World War II868

Stark County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747,093
75+6,211
35 to 546,082
55 to 644,046
18 to 341,440

Stark County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22,9048.76%
Black1,6107.98%
Hispanic2685.53%
2+ Races1943.47%
Native American8023.46%
Other Race563.63%
Asian281.00%

Stark County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Stark County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stark County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Stark County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Stark County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Stark 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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83.07%

Born in Stark County, Ohio

97.89%

Native Born

2.11%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.89% of Stark County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 83.07% having been born in Ohio. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Stark 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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