Wooster, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census Of Population And Housing
   040 Ohio
   050    Wayne County
   060      Wooster city

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     22,191
Urban population....................................................     22,191
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     20,765
Lived in same house.................................................      9,381
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................     11,154
  Same State........................................................      8,646
    Same county.....................................................      6,428
    Different county................................................      2,218
  Different State...................................................      2,508
Lived abroad........................................................        230

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        196
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,330
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      2,011

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      2,260
  65 years and over.................................................        647

 DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     14,493
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        587
  With a mobility limitation........................................        370
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        319
With a work disability..............................................      1,312
    In labor force..................................................        557
  Prevented from working............................................        683
     Persons 65 years and over.....................................      2,919
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        491
  With a mobility limitation........................................        387
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        252

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     21,695
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       71.1
Foreign-born population.............................................        496
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        252

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     20,765
Speak a language other than English.................................        829
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        150
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        252
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         57
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        138
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         26

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     28,450
Arab................................................................         17
Austrian............................................................         27
Belgian.............................................................         12
Canadian............................................................         80
Czech...............................................................        119
Danish..............................................................         38
Dutch...............................................................        683
English.............................................................      3,907
Finnish.............................................................         58
French (except Basque)..............................................      1,049
French Canadian.....................................................         38
German..............................................................      9,401
Greek...............................................................        108
Hungarian...........................................................        232
Irish...............................................................      3,662
Italian.............................................................      1,507
Lithuanian..........................................................         57
Norwegian...........................................................         65
Polish..............................................................        516
Portuguese..........................................................          0
Romanian............................................................         25
Russian.............................................................        118
Scotch-Irish........................................................        747
Scottish............................................................        839
Slovak..............................................................        258
Subsaharan African..................................................          7
Swedish.............................................................        253
Swiss...............................................................        655
Ukrainian...........................................................         17
United States or American...........................................        749
Welsh...............................................................        490
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................         17
Yugoslavian.........................................................         48
Other ancestries....................................................      2,651

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolle*d in school....................      6,443
Preprimary school...................................................        376
Elementary or high school...........................................      3,524
  Percent in private school.........................................        2.6
College.............................................................      2,543

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     13,628
Less than 9th grade.................................................        874
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      1,944
High school graduate................................................      4,570
Some college, no degree.............................................      2,344
Associates degree...................................................        626
Bachelor's degree...................................................      2,003
Graduate or professional degree.....................................      1,267

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       79.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       24.0

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        196
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,330
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      2,011

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................      8,631
Less than $5,000....................................................        558
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        795
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        809
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,833
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,607
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,411
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        986
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        283
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        211
$150,000 or more....................................................        138
Median household income (dollars)...................................     27,148

  Families..........................................................      5,672
Less than $5,000....................................................        278
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        262
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        371
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,079
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      1,116
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,122
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        876
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        257
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        178
$150,000 or more....................................................        133
Median family income (dollars)......................................     32,801

  Nonfamily households..............................................      2,959
Less than $5,000....................................................        324
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        531
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        449
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        776
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        482
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        249
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................         97
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         13
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         33
$150,000 or more....................................................          5
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     16,675

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     14,283

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................      8,631
With wage and salary income.........................................      6,680
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     33,781
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................        897
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     21,227
With farm self-employment income....................................         39
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      3,166
With Social Security income.........................................      2,443
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      8,442
With public assistance income.......................................        668
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,179
With retirement income..............................................      1,437
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      8,548

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     20,520
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,603

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     15,424
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,650
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      2,919
    Below poverty level.............................................        236

Related children under 18 years.....................................      5,063
    Below poverty level.............................................        920
  Related children under 5 years....................................      1,416
    Below poverty level.............................................        367
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      3,647
    Below poverty level.............................................        553

Unrelated individuals...............................................      3,810
    Below poverty level.............................................        859

  All families......................................................      5,672
    Below poverty level.............................................        527
With related children under 18 years................................      2,829
    Below poverty level.............................................        452
  With related children under 5 years...............................      1,175
    Below poverty level.............................................        249

  Female householder families.......................................        955
    Below poverty level.............................................        328
With related children under 18 years................................        667
    Below poverty level.............................................        301
  With related children under 5 years...............................        251
    Below poverty level.............................................        164
 

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       12.7%
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       10.7%
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................        8.1%
  Related children under 18 years...................................       18.2%
    Related children under 5 years..................................       25.9%
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       15.2%
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       22.5%

All families........................................................        9.3%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       16.0%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       21.2%

Female householder families.........................................       34.3%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       45.1%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       65.3%

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     17,657
In labor force......................................................     11,344
      Percent in labor force........................................       64.2
  Civilian labor force..............................................     11,338
    Employed........................................................     10,665
    Unemployed......................................................        673
      Percent unemployed............................................        5.9
  Armed Forces......................................................          6
Not in labor force..................................................      6,313

      Males 16 years and over.......................................      8,124
In labor force......................................................      5,946
      Percent in labor force........................................       73.2
  Civilian labor force..............................................      5,940
    Employed........................................................      5,548
    Unemployed......................................................        392
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.6
  Armed Forces......................................................          6
Not in labor force..................................................      2,178

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      9,533
In labor force......................................................      5,398
      Percent in labor force........................................       56.6
  Civilian labor force..............................................      5,398
    Employed........................................................      5,117
    Unemployed......................................................        281
      Percent unemployed............................................        5.2
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      4,135

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      9,533
With own children under 6 years.....................................      1,176
  Percent in labor force............................................       55.5
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      1,494
  Percent in labor force............................................       78.4

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      1,616
All parents present in household in labor force.....................        827

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      3,408
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      2,404

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      1,790
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................         79
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................         22
  Unemployed........................................................         30
  Not in labor force................................................         27

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................     10,472
Percent drove alone.................................................       77.1
Percent in carpools.................................................        8.4
Percent using public transportation.................................        1.1
Percent using other means...........................................        0.7
Percent walked or worked at home....................................       12.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       14.0

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     10,665
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............      1,425
Professional specialty occupations..................................      1,443
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        388
Sales occupations...................................................      1,183
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      1,594
Private household occupations.......................................         31
Protective service occupations......................................         97
Service occupations, except protective and household................      1,532
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................        105
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................        842
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................      1,103
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        375
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        547

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................     10,665
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................         77
Mining..............................................................         64
Construction........................................................        398
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................      1,061
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      1,633
Transportation......................................................        228
Communications and other public utilities...........................        139
Wholesale trade.....................................................        408
Retail trade........................................................      1,996
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        471
Business and repair services........................................        433
Personal services...................................................        246
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        114
Health services.....................................................        616
Educational services................................................      1,600
Other professional and related services.............................        840
Public administration...............................................        341

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     10,665
Private wage and salary workers.....................................      8,665
Government workers..................................................      1,397
  Local government workers..........................................        918
  State government workers..........................................        415
  Federal government workers........................................         64
Self-employed workers...............................................        558
Unpaid family workers...............................................         45

      Total housing units...........................................      9,015
 

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................         34
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................         30
Condominium housing units...........................................        287

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        126
1985 to 1988........................................................        438
1980 to 1984........................................................        718
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,821
1960 to 1969........................................................      1,177
1950 to 1959........................................................      1,541
1940 to 1949........................................................        706
1939 or earlier.....................................................      2,488

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................        146
1 bedroom...........................................................      1,154
2 bedrooms..........................................................      2,748
3 bedrooms..........................................................      3,435
4 bedrooms..........................................................      1,287
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        245
 

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................      8,503
Individual drilled well.............................................        485
Individual dug well.................................................         17
Some other source...................................................         10

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................      8,496
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................        519
Other means.........................................................          0

      Occupied housing units........................................     8,599

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................      6,857
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................         90
Electricity.........................................................      1,429
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................         97
Coal or coke........................................................         13
Wood................................................................         52
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................         49
No fuel used........................................................         12

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      1,955
1985 to 1988........................................................      2,724
1980 to 1984........................................................      1,130
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,411
1960 to 1969........................................................        670
1959 or earlier.....................................................        709

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................        374

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................      8,599
None................................................................        994
1...................................................................      3,321
2...................................................................      3,330
3 or more...........................................................        954

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      4,267
  With a mortgage...................................................      2,484
    Less than $300..................................................         76
    $300 to $499....................................................        564
    $500 to $699....................................................        811
    $700 to $999....................................................        704
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................        252
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................         61
    $2,000 or more..................................................         16
    Median (dollars)................................................        639
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      1,783
    Less than $100..................................................         20
    $100 to $199....................................................        655
    $200 to $299....................................................        865
    $300 to $399....................................................        154
    $400 or more....................................................         89
    Median (dollars)................................................        218

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      4,267
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      2,791
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        489
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        385
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        207
  35 percent or more................................................        389
  Not computed......................................................          6

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      3,646
  Less than $200....................................................        416
  $200 to $299......................................................        602
  $300 to $499......................................................      1,986
  $500 to $749......................................................        532
  $750 to $999......................................................         22
  $1,000 or more....................................................          0
  No cash rent......................................................         88
  Median (dollars)..................................................        363

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      3,646
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      1,344
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        566
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        426
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        207
  35 percent or more................................................        968
  Not computed......................................................        135
 
 

 

 

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