The City of Wooster had a population of 26,901 as of July 1, 2017. Wooster ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Wooster is located at latitude 40.8162 and longitude -81.9331 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wooster (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 994 feet.
The City of Wooster (GNIS ID: 1087163) 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 Wooster population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||22,370|
|Daytime Population: Residents||14,272|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||36,642|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.36|
|Population in Households||24,310|
|Population in Familes||18,180|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,591|
|Median Household Income||$46,261|
|Average Household Income||$65,057|
|Per Capita Income||$27,167|
|Total Housing Units||12,079 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,384 (52.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,671 (38.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,025 ( 8.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$138,100|
|Average Home Value||$160,277|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.66%|
|Per Capita Income||2.77%|
The table below compares Wooster 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.
|Total Population||# 56||95th|
|Population Density||# 394||68th|
|Diversity Index||# 247||80th|
|Median Household Income||# 787||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 422||65th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.