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Wadsworth, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Wadsworth had a population of 22,936 as of July 1, 2018. 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 41.0256 and longitude -81.7299 in Medina County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wadsworth 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wadsworth: Wadsworth City.

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


Total Population 22,936
Population in Households 22,749
Population in Familes 18,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density2 2,160
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $64,563
Average Household Income $83,556
Per Capita Income $33,312


Total Housing Units 9,960 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,056 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,151 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 753 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $178,198
Average Home Value $198,395


Total Households 9,207
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,219
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 0.75% 0.6%
Households 0.82% 0.64%
Families 0.84% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

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, 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 # 72 94th
Population Density # 223 82nd
Diversity Index # 660 46th
Median Household Income # 260 79th
Per Capita Income # 202 83rd

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