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Stow, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Stow had a population of 35,532 as of July 1, 2017. Stow ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stow is located at latitude 41.1763 and longitude -81.4365 in Summit County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stow (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Summit County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,089 feet.

The City of Stow (GNIS ID: 1087018) 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 Stow 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 Stow: Stow Corners, Stowe, Stows Corners.

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


Total Population 35,532
Daytime Population: Workers 13,376
Daytime Population: Residents 17,064
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,440
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 35,060
Population in Familes 28,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 472
Population Density2 2,079
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $71,689
Average Household Income $86,977
Per Capita Income $35,741


Total Housing Units 15,307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,655 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,831 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 821 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $178,547
Average Home Value $192,046


Total Households 14,486
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 9,454
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 0.27% 0.22%
Households 0.25% 0.23%
Families 0.03% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Stow, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stow 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 # 39 97th
Population Density # 251 79th
Diversity Index # 310 75th
Median Household Income # 153 87th
Per Capita Income # 141 88th

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