Wooster Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Wooster Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
26,394

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.4%
5 - 17:
12.6%
18 - 24:
16.3%
25 - 34:
11.4%
35 - 54:
22.4%
55 - 64:
12.2%
Over 65 Years:
18.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
12.3%
12.3%
High School Graduates
93.9%
93.9%
College Graduated
28.9%
28.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Wooster
$27,338
$27,338
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Wooster
$47,944
$47,944
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.3%

Employment Industries in Wooster

 
Manufacturing
21.0%
21.0%
Education
17.3%
17.3%
Healthcare
14.5%
14.5%
Retail
10.7%
10.7%
Accommodation
7.5%
7.5%
Construction
3.9%
3.9%
Agriculture
3.3%
3.3%
Other
3.1%
3.1%
Administration
2.8%
2.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
2.7%
2.7%
Transportation
2.6%
2.6%
Wholesale
2.4%
2.4%
Arts
2.2%
2.2%
Finance
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
88.9%
88.9%
Black or African American
3.4%
3.4%
Asian
3.0%
3.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.5%
2.5%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
1.5%
1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.6%
0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
32.0%
32.0%
Irish
11.6%
11.6%
English
10.1%
10.1%
Italian
6.7%
6.7%
Scottish
3.4%
3.4%
Polish
3.2%
3.2%
French
2.2%
2.2%
Swiss
2.0%
2.0%
Hungarian
1.6%
1.6%
Scots-Irish
1.5%
1.5%
Dutch
1.3%
1.3%
European
1.1%
1.1%
British
0.9%
0.9%
Swedish
0.8%
0.8%
Slovak
0.8%
0.8%
Scandinavian
0.6%
0.6%
Czech
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
Eastern European
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
94.6%
94.6%
Spanish
1.5%
1.5%
German/Yiddish
0.8%
0.8%
Chinese
0.7%
0.7%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Wooster Residents:
4.0%