Living in Wooster, OH

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Wooster SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Wooster, OH Crime Report

884
Total Crimes
3,312.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
28.97%
Above National Average

Wooster, OH Cost Of Living

86
Wooster's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Wooster, Ohio Info Snack

Wooster /wstr/ is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Wayne County. The municipality is located in northeastern Ohio approximately 50 mi (80 km) SSW of Cleveland and 35 mi (56 km) SW of Akron. Wooster is noted as the location of The College of Wooster. The population was 24,811 at the 2000 census and 26,119 at the 2010 Census. The city is the largest in Wayne County, and the center of the Wooster Micropolitan Statistical Area (as defined by the United States Census Bureau). Wooster has the main branch and administrative offices of the Wayne County Public Library.
Population
26,778
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
16.0%
Median Home
$136,900
Median Income
$46,384
Median Rent
$722

Wooster, OH Photos

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Rankings for Wooster in Ohio

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Map Of Wooster, OH

Population over time in Wooster

Year Population % Change
2017 26,778 0.2%
2016 26,723 -0.2%
2015 26,773 0.8%
2014 26,551 0.8%
2013 26,353 0.4%
2012 26,260 0.2%
2011 26,203 0.3%
2010 26,132 0.1%
2009 26,097 -
Crime/100k Wooster OH USA
Violent Crime 326.0 279.9 368.9
Murder 3.7 4.8 5.0
Robbery 41.2 78.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 149.9 151.2 246.8
Property Crime 2986.4 2177.1 2199.5
Burglary 569.5 412.2 376.0
Larceny 2315.6 1594.6 1594.6
Car Theft 101.2 170.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Wooster

White
88.2% (23,625)
African American
3.6% (962)
American Indian
0.4% (109)
Asian
3.0% (804)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (7)
Two Or More
2.5% (676)
Hispanic
2.2% (595)
Race Wooster OH USA
White 88.2% 79.2% 61.1%
African American 3.6% 12.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.0% 2.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.2% 3.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Wooster, Ohio

Less than $10,000
7.9% (212,723)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (161,176)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.7% (366,397)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (274,193)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (406,570)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.5% (548,386)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (311,462)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (233,536)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (77,684)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (85,670)
Income Wooster OH USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 7.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 4.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.7% 10.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.5% 18.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 12.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 4.5% 7.0%

Gender in Wooster

Female
52.3% (14,018)
Male
47.7% (12,759)
Gender Wooster OH USA
Female 52.3% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wooster for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (803)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,606)
High School / GED
36.0% (9,640)
Some College
20.0% (5,355)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,874)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (4,284)
Master's Degree
9.0% (2,410)
Professional Degree
1.0% (267)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (535)
Education Wooster OH USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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