City of Wadsworth Ohio Census Data

HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES: In 2005-2009 there were 7,600 households in Wadsworth, Ohio. The average household size was 2.7 people.Families made up 71 percent of the households in Wadsworth, Ohio. This figure includes both married-couple families (59 percent) and other families (13 percent). Nonfamily households made up 29 percent of all households in Wadsworth, Ohio. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were composed of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.
The Types of Households in Wadsworth, Ohio in 2005-2009 Married-couple families 59%Other families 13%People living alone 26%Other nonfamily households 2%  Percent of households
NATIVITY AND LANGUAGE: Three percent of the people living in Wadsworth, Ohio in 2005-2009 were foreign born. Ninety-seven percent was native, including 78 percent who were born in Ohio.
Among people at least five years old living in Wadsworth, Ohio in 2005-2009, 3 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, 30 percent spoke Spanish and 70 percent spoke some other language; 25 percent reported that they did not speak English “very well.”
GEOGRAPHIC MOBILITY: In 2005-2009, 89 percent of the people at least one year old living in Wadsworth, Ohio were living in the same residence one year earlier; 7 percent had moved during the past year from another residence in the same county, 3 percent from another county in the same state, 1 percent from another state, and less than 0.5 percent from abroad.
Geographic Mobility of Residents of Wadsworth, Ohio in 2005-2009 Same residence 89%Different residence, same county 7%Different county, same state 3%Different state 1%Abroad 0%  Percent of people age 1 year and over
EDUCATION: In 2005-2009, 92 percent of people 25 years and over had at least graduated from high school and 31 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. Eight percent were dropouts; they were not enrolled in school and had not graduated from high school.
The total school enrollment in Wadsworth, Ohio was 5,800 in 2005-2009. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 750 and elementary or high school enrollment was 3,900 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 1,100.
The Educational Attainment of People in Wadsworth, Ohio in 2005-2009 Graduate or professional degree 11%Bachelor’s degree 20%Associate’s degree 6%Some college, no degree 22%High school diploma or equivalency 32%Less than high school diploma 8%  Percent of people 25 years and over
DISABILITY: In Wadsworth, Ohio, among people at least five years old in 2005-2009, percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age – from percent of people 5 to 15 years old, to percent of people 16 to 64 years old, and to percent of those 65 and older.
INDUSTRIES: In 2005-2009, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Wadsworth, Ohio were Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 24 percent, and Manufacturing, 20 percent.
Employment by Industry in Wadsworth, Ohio in 2005-2009 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0%Construction 4%Manufacturing 20%Wholesale trade 2%Retail trade 13%Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6%Information 2%Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 9%Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services 7%Educational services, and health care and social assistance 24%Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 7%Other Services, except public administration 3%Public administration 4%  Percent of employed people 16 years and over
OCCUPATIONS AND TYPE OF EMPLOYER: Among the most common occupations were: Management, professional, and related occupations, 39 percent; Sales and office occupations, 27 percent; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 18 percent; Service occupations, 12 percent; and Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations, 4 percent. Eighty-three percent of the people employed were Private wage and salary workers; 14 percent was Federal, state, or local government workers; and 4 percent was Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers.
TRAVEL TO WORK: Eighty-six percent of Wadsworth, Ohio workers drove to work alone in 2005-2009, 7 percent carpooled, less than 0.5 percent took public transportation, and 4 percent used other means. The remaining 3 percent worked at home. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 21.8 minutes to get to work.
INCOME: The median income of households in Wadsworth, Ohio was $57,060. Seventy-nine percent of the households received earnings and 20 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Thirty percent of the households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $16,162. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.
POVERTY AND PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS: In 2005-2009, 6 percent of people were in poverty. Six percent of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 8 percent of people 65 years old and over. Three percent of all families and 12 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.
Poverty Rates in Wadsworth, Ohio in 2005-2009 People age 65 and over 8%Related children under 18 years 6%All families 3%Female householder families 12%  Percent below poverty level
POPULATION OF Wadsworth, Ohio: In 2005-2009, Wadsworth, Ohio had a total population of 20,000 – 11,000 (52 percent) females and 9,900 (48 percent) males. The median age was 37.5 years. Twenty-seven percent of the population was under 18 years and 16 percent was 65 years and older.
The Age Distribution of People in Wadsworth, Ohio in 2005-2009 65 and over 16%45 to 64 23%25 to 44 26%18 to 24 8%Under 18 27%  Percent of population
For people reporting one race alone, 97 percent was White; less than 0.5 percent was Black or African American; less than 0.5 percent was American Indian and Alaska Native; 1 percent was Asian; less than 0.5 percent was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and less than 0.5 percent was Some other race. Two percent reported Two or more races. One percent of the people in Wadsworth, Ohio was Hispanic. Ninety-six percent of the people in Wadsworth, Ohio was White non-Hispanic. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS: In 2005-2009, Wadsworth, Ohio had a total of 8,400 housing units, 9 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 82 percent was in single-unit structures, 17 percent was in multi-unit structures, and less than 0.5 percent was mobile homes. Twenty-nine percent of the housing units were built since 1990.
The Types of Housing Units in Wadsworth, Ohio in 2005-2009 Single-unit structures 82%In multi-unit structures 17%Mobile homes 0%  Percent of housing units
OCCUPIED HOUSING UNIT CHARACTERISTICS: In 2005-2009, Wadsworth, Ohio had 7,600 occupied housing units – 5,900 (78 percent) owner occupied and 1,700 (22 percent) renter occupied. Four percent of the households did not have telephone service and 5 percent of the households did not have access to a car, truck, or van for private use. Multi Vehicle households were not rare. Forty-eight percent had two vehicles and another 18 percent had three or more.
HOUSING COSTS: The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $1,386, nonmortgaged owners $451, and renters $741. Twenty-seven percent of owners with mortgages, 11 percent of owners without mortgages, and 54 percent of renters in Wadsworth, Ohio spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.
Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Wadsworth, Ohio in 2005-2009 Owners with mortgage 27%Owners without mortgage 11%Renters 54%  Percent paying 30 percent or more of income for housing.

Source: American Community Survey, 2005-2009.