Portage County OH Information


Portage County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 166,142
Population in Households 158,251
Population in Familes 123,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,891
Population Density1 341
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $56,388
Average Household Income $73,543
Per Capita Income $28,565


Total Housing Units 69,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,269 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,406 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,591 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $170,272
Average Home Value $208,410


Total Households 63,675
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 40,933
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.35% 0.41%
Households 0.28% 0.37%
Families 0.05% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.9%


Portage County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Portage County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents 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 # 19 80th
Population Density # 17 82nd
Diversity Index # 34 63rd
Median Household Income # 20 78th
Per Capita Income # 22 76th

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