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Port Clinton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Port Clinton had a population of 6,125 as of July 1, 2017. Port Clinton 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 Port Clinton is located at latitude 41.5097 and longitude -82.9383 in Ottawa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Clinton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Ottawa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 577 feet.

The City of Port Clinton (GNIS ID: 2396253) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. 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 Port Clinton 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 Port Clinton: Portage.

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


Total Population 6,125
Daytime Population: Workers 3,231
Daytime Population: Residents 3,042
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,273
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 5,961
Population in Familes 4,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density2 2,947
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $49,307
Average Household Income $59,628
Per Capita Income $25,916


Total Housing Units 3,566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,569 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,085 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 912 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $119,002
Average Home Value $135,427


Total Households 2,654
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,613
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 0.16% -0.07%
Households 0.11% -0.09%
Families -0.01% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Port Clinton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Clinton 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 # 258 79th
Population Density # 91 93rd
Diversity Index # 152 87th
Median Household Income # 696 43rd
Per Capita Income # 529 57th

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