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Wadsworth, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Wadsworth had a population of 22,759 as of July 1, 2017. Wadsworth 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 Wadsworth is located at latitude 41.0287 and longitude -81.7323 in Medina County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wadsworth (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Medina County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

The City of Wadsworth (GNIS ID: 2397162) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wadsworth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wadsworth: Wadsworth City.

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Wadsworth, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,759
Daytime Population: Workers 8,542
Daytime Population: Residents 11,646
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,188
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 22,573
Population in Familes 18,749
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density2 2,143
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $63,311
Average Household Income $80,447
Per Capita Income $32,127


Total Housing Units 9,743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,510 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,630 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 603 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $174,692
Average Home Value $195,719


Total Households 9,140
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,189
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.74% 0.47%
Households 0.83% 0.52%
Families 0.89% 0.38%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Wadsworth, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wadsworth to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 75 94th
Population Density # 223 82nd
Diversity Index # 648 47th
Median Household Income # 255 79th
Per Capita Income # 206 83rd

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