Chardon, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Chardon, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Chardon had a population of 5,383 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Chardon is located at latitude 41.5793 and longitude -81.2091 in Geauga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chardon (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Geauga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,309 feet.

The City of Chardon (GNIS ID: 2397604) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chardon: Chardon Center, Chardon Centre, Chardon Village.

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Chardon, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,383
Population in Households 5,294
Population in Familes 4,093
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 1,175
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $58,189
Average Household Income $66,670
Per Capita Income $29,835


Total Housing Units 2,590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,527 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 867 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $192,794
Average Home Value $207,973


Total Households 2,394
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,382
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.54% 0.51%
Households 0.57% 0.55%
Families 0.46% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Chardon, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chardon to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 274 78th
Population Density # 639 47th
Diversity Index # 621 49th
Median Household Income # 400 67th
Per Capita Income # 331 73rd

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