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Painesville, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Painesville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lake County at latitude 41.7216 and longitude -81.2584. Lake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Painesville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Painesville, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Painesville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Painesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Painesville: Champion, Newmarket.

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Painesville, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 19,722
Population in Households 18,842
Population in Familes 14,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 880
Population Density1 3,138
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 7,173
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 4,377
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,444 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,729 (46.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 903 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $105,009
Average Home Value $121,436


Median Household Income $36,619
Average Household Income $45,822
Per Capita Income $17,028
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.19% 0.1%
Households 0.26% 0.12%
Families -0.02% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Painesville, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Painesville to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 90 93rd
Population Density1 # 76 94th
Diversity Index2 # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 1019 15th
Per Capita Income # 1111 8th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.