Wadsworth, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   160    Wadsworth city

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     15,718
Urban population....................................................     15,718
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................      3,729
Preprimary school...................................................        431
Elementary or high school...........................................      2,609
  Percent in private school.........................................        5.6
College.............................................................        689

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     10,450
Less than 9th grade.................................................        674
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      1,462
High school graduate................................................      3,527
Some college, no degree.............................................      1,933
Associates degree...................................................        483
Bachelor's degree...................................................      1,763
Graduate or professional degree.....................................        608

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       79.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       22.7

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     14,580
Lived in same house.................................................      7,906
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................      6,639
  Same State........................................................      5,672
    Same county.....................................................      3,432
    Different county................................................      2,240
  Different State...................................................        967
Lived abroad........................................................         35

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................      9,765
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        266
  With a mobility limitation........................................        151
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        211
With a work disability..............................................        682
    In labor force..................................................        349
  Prevented from working............................................        279
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      2,183
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        370
  With a mobility limitation........................................        303
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        179

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        247
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,277
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      2,034

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      1,906
  65 years and over.................................................        503

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     15,386
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       76.0
Foreign-born population.............................................        332
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        128

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     14,580
Speak a language other than English.................................        521
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        101
  Speak Spanish.....................................................         77
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         41
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................         19
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................          8

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     21,043
Arab................................................................         65
Austrian............................................................         53
Belgian.............................................................          0
Canadian............................................................         13
Czech...............................................................        128
Danish..............................................................         26
Dutch...............................................................        556
English.............................................................      2,827
Finnish.............................................................         45
French (except Basque)..............................................        490
French Canadian.....................................................         54
German..............................................................      6,784
Greek...............................................................        111
Hungarian...........................................................        692
Irish...............................................................      2,660
Italian.............................................................        841
Lithuanian..........................................................         59
Norwegian...........................................................         73
Polish..............................................................        589
Portuguese..........................................................         55
Romanian............................................................         34
Russian.............................................................         50
Scotch-Irish........................................................        329
Scottish............................................................        512
Slovak..............................................................        511
Subsaharan African..................................................          0
Swedish.............................................................        233
Swiss...............................................................        441
Ukrainian...........................................................        118
United States or American...........................................        868
Welsh...............................................................        327
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................          0
Yugoslavian.........................................................        221
Other ancestries....................................................      1,278

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     12,171
In labor force......................................................      7,761
      Percent in labor force........................................       63.8
  Civilian labor force..............................................      7,744
    Employed........................................................      7,303
    Unemployed......................................................        441
      Percent unemployed............................................        5.7
  Armed Forces......................................................         17
Not in labor force..................................................      4,410

      Males 16 years and over.......................................      5,680
In labor force......................................................      4,337
      Percent in labor force........................................       76.4
  Civilian labor force..............................................      4,320
    Employed........................................................      4,057
    Unemployed......................................................        263
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.1
  Armed Forces......................................................         17
Not in labor force..................................................      1,343

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      6,491
In labor force......................................................      3,424
      Percent in labor force........................................       52.7
  Civilian labor force..............................................      3,424
    Employed........................................................      3,246
    Unemployed......................................................        178
      Percent unemployed............................................        5.2
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      3,067

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      6,491
With own children under 6 years.....................................        970
  Percent in labor force............................................       51.0
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      1,098
  Percent in labor force............................................       72.1

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      1,339
All parents present in household in labor force.....................        681

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      2,604
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      1,679

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................        813
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................         43
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................         10
  Unemployed........................................................         12
  Not in labor force................................................         21

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................      7,137
Percent drove alone.................................................       85.9
Percent in carpools.................................................        9.1
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.3
Percent using other means...........................................        0.5
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        4.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       19.6

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      7,303
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............        867
Professional specialty occupations..................................      1,157
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        306
Sales occupations...................................................        916
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      1,050
Private household occupations.......................................         19
Protective service occupations......................................         76
Service occupations, except protective and household................        844
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................         17
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................        774
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................        735
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        299
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        243

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................      7,303
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................         17
Mining..............................................................          4
Construction........................................................        325
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................        807
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      1,195
Transportation......................................................        191
Communications and other public utilities...........................        146
Wholesale trade.....................................................        340
Retail trade........................................................      1,273
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        511
Business and repair services........................................        365
Personal services...................................................        144
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        106
Health services.....................................................        629
Educational services................................................        693
Other professional and related services.............................        441
Public administration...............................................        116

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      7,303
Private wage and salary workers.....................................      6,139
Government workers..................................................        772
  Local government workers..........................................        609
  State government workers..........................................        130
  Federal government workers........................................         33
Self-employed workers...............................................        386
Unpaid family workers...............................................          6

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................      6,001
Less than $5,000....................................................        230
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        517
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        561
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,000
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        978
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,231
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        985
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        354
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         84
$150,000 or more....................................................         61
Median household income (dollars)...................................     32,141

  Families..........................................................      4,462
Less than $5,000....................................................        100
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        135
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        239
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        708
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        796
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,109
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        905
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        340
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         84
$150,000 or more....................................................         46
Median family income (dollars)......................................     38,067

  Nonfamily households..............................................      1,539
Less than $5,000....................................................        130
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        393
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        332
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        295
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        165
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        120
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................         75
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         14
$100,000 to $149,999................................................          0
$150,000 or more....................................................         15
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     13,584

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     14,640

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................      6,001
With wage and salary income.........................................      4,655
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     36,963
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................        579
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     16,874
With farm self-employment income....................................         29
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      5,822
With Social Security income.........................................      1,811
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      8,220
With public assistance income.......................................        328
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,619
With retirement income..............................................      1,165
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      8,982

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     15,494
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,202

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     11,484
    Below poverty level.............................................        724
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      2,183
    Below poverty level.............................................        158

Related children under 18 years.....................................      3,999
    Below poverty level.............................................        467
  Related children under 5 years....................................      1,128
    Below poverty level.............................................         96
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      2,871
    Below poverty level.............................................        371

Unrelated individuals...............................................      1,746
    Below poverty level.............................................        296

  All families......................................................      4,462
    Below poverty level.............................................        261
With related children under 18 years................................      2,190
    Below poverty level.............................................        240
  With related children under 5 years...............................        904
    Below poverty level.............................................         97

  Female householder families.......................................        462
    Below poverty level.............................................        156
With related children under 18 years................................        282
    Below poverty level.............................................        145
  With related children under 5 years...............................         95
    Below poverty level.............................................         51
 

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................        7.8%
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................        6.3%
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................        7.2%
  Related children under 18 years...................................       11.7%
    Related children under 5 years..................................        8.5%
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       12.9%
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       17.0%

All families........................................................        5.8%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       11.0%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       10.7%

Female householder families.........................................       33.8%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       51.4%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       53.7%

      Total housing units...........................................      6,218

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        100
1985 to 1988........................................................        336
1980 to 1984........................................................        278
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,351
1960 to 1969........................................................        889
1950 to 1959........................................................      1,244
1940 to 1949........................................................        530
1939 or earlier.....................................................      1,490

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................         12
1 bedroom...........................................................        469
2 bedrooms..........................................................      1,674
3 bedrooms..........................................................      2,782
4 bedrooms..........................................................      1,225
5 or more bedrooms..................................................         56

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................          0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................          0
Condominium housing units...........................................        241

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................      6,136
Individual drilled well.............................................         82
Individual dug well.................................................          0
Some other source...................................................          0

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................      6,102
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................        116
Other means.........................................................          0

      Occupied housing units........................................      6,037

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................      5,452
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................         13
Electricity.........................................................        418
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................         79
Coal or coke........................................................          0
Wood................................................................         38
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................         37
No fuel used........................................................          0

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        830
1985 to 1988........................................................      2,007
1980 to 1984........................................................        760
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,148
1960 to 1969........................................................        651
1959 or earlier.....................................................        641

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................        127

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................      6,037
None................................................................        361
1...................................................................      1,950
2...................................................................      2,651
3 or more...........................................................      1,075

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      3,975
  With a mortgage...................................................      2,515
    Less than $300..................................................         97
    $300 to $499....................................................        567
    $500 to $699....................................................        829
    $700 to $999....................................................        785
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................        230
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................          0
    $2,000 or more..................................................          7
    Median (dollars)................................................        639
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      1,460
    Less than $100..................................................         15
    $100 to $199....................................................        734
    $200 to $299....................................................        598
    $300 to $399....................................................         74
    $400 or more....................................................         39
    Median (dollars)................................................        198

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      3,975
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      2,676
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        629
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        243
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        163
  35 percent or more................................................        252
  Not computed......................................................         12

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      1,742
  Less than $200....................................................        148
  $200 to $299......................................................        191
  $300 to $499......................................................        973
  $500 to $749......................................................        362
  $750 to $999......................................................         23
  $1,000 or more....................................................          0
  No cash rent......................................................         45
  Median (dollars)..................................................        392

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      1,742
  Less than 20 percent..............................................        573
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        311
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        148
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        147
  35 percent or more................................................        518
  Not computed......................................................         45
 
 



 
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