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Medina, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Medina had a population of 26,915 as of July 1, 2016. Medina ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Medina is located at latitude 41.1346 and longitude -81.8695 in Medina County. The formal boundaries for the City of Medina (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Medina County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,089 feet.

The City of Medina (GNIS ID: 1086600) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Medina is located within Township of Medina City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Medina County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Medina population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Medina: Mecca, Medina Court House.

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Medina, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,915
Population in Households 26,656
Population in Familes 22,208
Population in Group Qrtrs 259
Population Density1 2,326
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 10,571
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 7,152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,993 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,579 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 796 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $180,917
Average Home Value $189,645


Median Household Income $59,404
Average Household Income $77,117
Per Capita Income $30,233
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.31%
Households 0.29% 0.42%
Families 0.36% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Medina, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medina to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 55 96th
Population Density1 # 187 85th
Diversity Index2 # 325 73rd
Median Household Income # 264 78th
Per Capita Income # 220 82nd

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