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Barberton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Barberton had a population of 26,508 as of July 1, 2018. Barberton 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 Barberton is located at latitude 41.0069 and longitude -81.6044 in Summit County. The formal boundaries for the City of Barberton (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Summit County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 971 feet.

The City of Barberton (GNIS ID: 1086994) 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 Barberton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 26,508
Population in Households 26,121
Population in Familes 20,253
Population in Group Qrtrs 387
Population Density2 2,933
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $39,214
Average Household Income $49,977
Per Capita Income $21,075


Total Housing Units 12,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,461 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,590 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,279 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $90,337
Average Home Value $109,786


Total Households 11,051
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 6,730
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 -0.02% 0.04%
Households 0.0% 0.05%
Families -0.27% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Barberton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barberton 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 # 58 95th
Population Density # 91 93rd
Diversity Index # 278 77th
Median Household Income # 1065 12th
Per Capita Income # 1032 15th

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