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Medina County, Ohio
Seal of Medina County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Medina County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Seat Medina
Largest city Brunswick
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

423 sq mi (1,096 km²)
422 sq mi (1,092 km²)
2 sq mi (4 km²), 0.37%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

151,095
358/sq mi (138/km²)
Founded February 18, 1812[1]
Named for Medina, Saudi Arabia
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.co.medina.oh.us

Medina County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 151,095. The 2004 projected population was estimated at 165,370.[2] Its county seat is Medina[3] and is named for Medina in Saudi Arabia, though the "I" in it is pronounced instead as "eye" [sound.[4]]

Medina County is part of the ClevelandElyriaMentor Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 423 square miles (1,096 km²). 422 square miles (1,092 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.37%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 151,095 people, 54,542 households, and 42,215 families residing in the county. The population density was 358 people per square mile (138/km²). There were 56,793 housing units at an average density of 135 per square mile (52/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.26% White, 0.88% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 26.8% were of German, 11.5% Irish, 8.6% Italian, 8.4% English, 8.4% Polish and 7.8% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.3% spoke English, 1.2% Spanish and 1.0% German as their first language.

There were 54,542 households out of which 37.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.50% were married couples living together, 7.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.60% were non-families. 18.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $55,811, and the median income for a family was $62,489. Males had a median income of $44,600 versus $27,513 for females. The per capita income for the county was $24,251. About 3.50% of families and 4.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.90% of those under age 18 and 4.80% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Current Medina County Courthouse

Communities

Map of Medina County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Cities

Villages

Townships

Unincorporated communities

Notable residents

References

External links

Coordinates: 41°07′N 81°54′W / 41.12°N 81.90°W / 41.12; -81.90


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Medina County, Ohio
Seal of Medina County, Ohio
Map
File:Map of Ohio highlighting Medina County.png
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 18 1812[1]
Seat Medina
Largest City Brunswick
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.37%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

151095
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.co.medina.oh.us
Named for: Medina, Saudi Arabia

Medina County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 151,095. The 2004 projected population was estimated at 165,370.[2] Its county seat is Medina6 and is named for Medina in Saudi Arabia, though it is pronounced with a long "I" sound.[3]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,096 km² (423 sq mi). 1,092 km² (422 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.37%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 151,095 people, 54,542 households, and 42,215 families residing in the county. The population density was 138/km² (358/sq mi). There were 56,793 housing units at an average density of 52/km² (135/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.26% White, 0.88% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 95.3% spoke English, 1.2% Spanish and 1.0% German as their first language.

There were 54,542 households out of which 37.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.50% were married couples living together, 7.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.60% were non-families. 18.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $55,811, and the median income for a family was $62,489. Males had a median income of $44,600 versus $27,513 for females. The per capita income for the county was $24,251. About 3.50% of families and 4.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.90% of those under age 18 and 4.80% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Main article: Ohio county government.

Localities

Municipalities

Map of Medina County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Townships

Other localities

Notable resident

References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Medina County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved on 2007-04-30.
  3. ^ {{cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39103&sid=0 |title = Medina County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University
  4. ^ {{cite news |url=http://www.ohio.com/mld/ohio/sports/special_packages/lebron_james/16980459.htm|title= King James builds a castle of a home |author= Dyer, Bob |date= March 27 2007 |publisher= Akron Beacon-Journal

Coordinates: 41°07′N 81°54′W / 41.12, -81.90

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