Stark County OH Information


Stark County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 379,121
Population in Households 370,023
Population in Familes 297,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,098
Population Density1 659
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 153,610
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 100,620
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 168,483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103,560 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 50,050 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,873 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $128,955
Average Home Value $155,854


Median Household Income $45,669
Average Household Income $61,989
Per Capita Income $25,613
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.19%
Households 0.27% 0.26%
Families 0.03% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.


Stark County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stark County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents 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 # 8 92nd
Population Density1 # 9 91st
Diversity Index2 # 18 81st
Median Household Income # 43 52nd
Per Capita Income # 27 72nd

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