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Wooster city, Ohio

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Wooster city, Ohio
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 27,232
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 26,119
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,463
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 4.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 60.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $147,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,192
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $447
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $766
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 11,127
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.11
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 75.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 5.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 89.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 85.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 94.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 28.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 13.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 60.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 57.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 75,039
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 303,983
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,406,265
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 597,894
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $22,669
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 16.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $52,366
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $28,628
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 2,152
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,380
Women-owned firms, 2012 432
Minority-owned firms, 2012 105
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,873
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 227
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,745
Population per square mile, 2010 1,601.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 16.31
FIPS Code 3986548
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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