Portage County PUMA, OH

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Population

162,080

0.176% growth

Median Age

37.8


Median Household Income

$53,816

2.65% growth

Number of Employees

78,260

0.789% growth

Median Property Value

$152,000

1.06% growth

About

In 2017, Portage County PUMA, OH had a population of 162k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $53,816. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Portage County PUMA, OH grew from 161,796 to 162,080, a 0.176% increase and its median household income grew from $52,427 to $53,816, a 2.65% increase.

The population of Portage County PUMA, OH is 90% White Alone, 4.06% Black or African American Alone, and 2.18% Two or More Races. 4.56% of the people in Portage County PUMA, OH speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Portage County PUMA, OH are Kent State University at Kent (7,387 degrees awarded in 2016), Hiram College (304 degrees), and Northeast Ohio Medical University (217 degrees).

The median property value in Portage County PUMA, OH is $152,000, and the homeownership rate is 68.7%. Most people in Portage County PUMA, OH commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Portage County PUMA, OH is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Portage County PUMA, OH employs 78.3k people. The largest industries in Portage County PUMA, OH are Restaurants & Food Services (5,714 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,750 people), and Construction (3,791 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($122,373), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($121,975), and Administration of human resource programs ($121,902).

Median household income in Portage County PUMA, OH is $53,816. Males in Portage County PUMA, OH have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,773. The income inequality in Portage County PUMA, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,816

2017 value

± $1,220

2.65%

1 Year Growth

± 3.07%

Households in Portage County PUMA, OH have a median annual income of $53,816, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,427 in 2016, which represents a 2.65% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$59,813

Average Male Salary

± $7,839

$41,773

Average Female Salary

± $5,652

In 2017, full-time male employees in Portage County PUMA, OH made 1.43 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $42,435 ± $4,387

  2. Asian

    $41,597 ± $34,534

  3. Other

    $36,726 ± $27,530

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Portage County PUMA, OH workers was White. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.479

2017 Wage GINI

0.478

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Portage County PUMA, OH was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.067% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Portage County PUMA, OH was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Portage County PUMA, OH in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Portage County PUMA, OH was Delaware County PUMA, OH with a value of $106,933, followed by Loveland, Montgomery Cities & Forestville PUMA, OH and Monroe City & Beckett Ridge PUMA, OH, with respective values of $98,787 and $98,710.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Portage County PUMA, OH (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Portage County PUMA, OH is false, followed by false and false.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

78.3k

2017 Value

0.789%

1 Year growth

± 0.789%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Portage County PUMA, OH grew at a rate of 0.789%, from 77.6k employees to 78.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Portage County PUMA, OH, are Retail salespersons (2,551 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,353 people), and Cashiers (2,220 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Portage County PUMA, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Portage County PUMA, OH, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons (2,551 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,353 people), and Cashiers (2,220 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Portage County PUMA, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Extruding & drawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic (14.7 times higher than expected), Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders (10.1 times), and Library assistants, clerical (4.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Portage County PUMA, OH, by average salary, are Personal financial advisors ($246,195), Physicians & surgeons ($238,045), and Chief executives & legislators ($177,602).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

78.3k

2017 Value

0.789%

1 Year growth

± 0.789%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Portage County PUMA, OH grew at a rate of 0.789%, from 77.6k employees to 78.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Portage County PUMA, OH, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,714 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,750 people), and Construction (3,791 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Portage County PUMA, OH, though some of these residents may live in Portage County PUMA, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Portage County PUMA, OH, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,714 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,750 people), and Construction (3,791 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Portage County PUMA, OH has an unusually high number of Rubber products, except tires, manufacturing (14.5 times higher than expected), Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing (8.81 times), and Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production & processing (6.85 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Portage County PUMA, OH, by average salary, are Scientific research & development services ($122,373), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($121,975), and Administration of human resource programs ($121,902).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $64.2B and Machinery and $45.1B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Portage County PUMA, OH has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Portage County PUMA, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Portage County PUMA, OH see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1656 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 561 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,307 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,307 patients per year. This represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1,300 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Portage County PUMA, OH N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Portage County PUMA, OH is home to a population of 162k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Portage County PUMA, OH residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Portage County PUMA, OH is composed of 146k White Alone residents (90%), 6.58k Black or African American Alone residents (4.06%), 3.53k Two or More Races residents (2.18%), 3k Asian Alone residents (1.85%), 2.74k Hispanic or Latino residents (1.69%), 223 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.138%), 54 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0333%), and 6 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0037%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Portage County PUMA, OH are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,384 speakers), Arabic (904 speakers), and Chinese (844 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Portage County PUMA, OH was 37.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Portage County PUMA, OH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Portage County PUMA, OH residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.99%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Portage County PUMA, OH residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Portage County PUMA, OH was 3.99%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    911 ± 739 people

  2. Saudi Arabia

    823 ± 703 people

  3. India

    811 ± 697 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Portage County PUMA, OH was China, the natal country of 911 Portage County PUMA, OH residents, followed by Saudi Arabia with 823 and India with 811.

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Citizenship

97.2%

2017 Citizenship

97.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.2% of Portage County PUMA, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Portage County PUMA, OH was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    146k ± 46

  2. Black or African American Alone

    6.58k ± 454

  3. Two or More Races

    3.53k ± 487

In 2017, there were 22.2 times more White Alone residents (146k people) in Portage County PUMA, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.58k Black or African American Alone and 3.53k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Portage County PUMA, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,384 speakers (0.896%)

  2. Arabic

    904 speakers (0.585%)

  3. Chinese

    844 speakers (0.547%)

4.56% of Portage County PUMA, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Portage County PUMA, OH was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.896% of the overall population of Portage County PUMA, OH are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.585% speak Arabic and 0.547% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

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Portage County PUMA, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Portage County PUMA, OH awarded 8,114 degrees. The student population of Portage County PUMA, OH is skewed towards women, with 12,903 male students and 19,717 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Portage County PUMA, OH are White (5,986 and 81.3%), followed by Black or African American (516 and 7.01%), Unknown (336 and 4.56%), and Hispanic or Latino (203 and 2.76%).

The largest universities in Portage County PUMA, OH by number of degrees awarded are Kent State University at Kent (7,387 and 91%), Hiram College (304 and 3.75%), and Northeast Ohio Medical University (217 and 2.67%).

The most popular majors in Portage County PUMA, OH are Registered Nursing (737 and 9.08%), General Business Administration & Management (428 and 5.27%), and General Psychology (339 and 4.18%).

The median tuition costs in Portage County PUMA, OH are $29,969 for private four year colleges, and $10,012 and $18,376 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 608 degrees awarded

  2. 339 degrees awarded

  3. 333 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Portage County PUMA, OH was Registered Nursing with 608 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 7,387 degrees awarded

  2. 304 degrees awarded

  3. 217 degrees awarded

$10,012

Median In-State Public

$29,969

Median Private

In 2016, the Portage County PUMA, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kent State University at Kent with 7,387 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,120

Degrees Awarded to Men

4,994

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,120 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Portage County PUMA, OH, which is 0.625 times less than the 4,994 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,986 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    516 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    336 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Portage County PUMA, OH were to White students. These 5,986 degrees mean that there were 11.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 516 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Portage County PUMA, OH was $152,000 in 2017, which is 0.699 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $150,400 to $152,000, a 1.06% increase. The homeownership rate in Portage County PUMA, OH is 68.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Portage County PUMA, OH have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Portage County PUMA, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$53,816

Median Household Income

± $1,220

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Portage County PUMA, OH grew to $53,816 from the previous year's value of $52,427.

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Housing

Property Value

$152,000

2017 Median

± $3,120

$150,400

2016 Median

± $2,882

In 2017, the median property value in Portage County PUMA, OH grew to to $152,000 from the previous year's value of $150,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Portage County PUMA, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Portage County PUMA, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

68.7%

2017 Homeownership

68.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.7% of the housing units in Portage County PUMA, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Portage County PUMA, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Portage County PUMA, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Portage County PUMA, OH have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Portage County PUMA, OH have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.33% of the workforce in Portage County PUMA, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Portage County PUMA, OH was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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