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City Statistical Overview

City Statistical Overview

Population

Population: 26,200

Population Density: 11 sq mi

Workforce: 14,966

Unemployment: 5.3%

Median HH Income: $61,644

Per Capita Wkly Income: $677

Workforce

Private Industry and Salary Workers:        82.8%
Management,Professional Occupations: 39.9%
Sales and Office Occupations:                 25.6%
Educational & Health Care:                      19.4%
Manufacturing:                                          14.4%
Government Workers:                               12.9%
Average Commute Time: 25.2 minutes

Taxes & Incentives

Property Tax: Effective Tax Rate: Residential - $17.61 per $1,000, Industrial - $21.02 per $1,000

Sales Tax: Total: 6.5% Local: 1% State: 5.5%

Income Tax: City: 1.25%

Incentives: Community Revitalization Area, Micro-Enterprise RLF, Job Creation Grant, Revolving Loan Fund, Port Authority, Foreign Trade Zones

Transportation

Interstates I-71, I-76, I-271 Rail Providers Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad

Intermodal Cleveland - CSX

Port(s) Cleveland, OH, Baltimore,MD

Public Transportation - Yes (Medina County Transit)

International Airport: Cleveland-Hopkins (CLE) (21mi)

Regional Airport - Canton-Akron (CAK) (30mi)

Municipal Airport - Medina Municipal (4mi)

Utilities

Electric Supplier - Ohio Edison

Natural Gas Distributor - Columbia Gas of Ohio

Telecommunications - Verizon, Armstrong (Cable, High Speed Internet, Telephone)

Water System

Water Plant     Permitted Capacity MGD      Avg Use MGD   Excess Cap MGD
Medina City             5                                          3.2                         1.8

Sewer System

Sewer Plant     Permitted Cap MGD  Avg. Use MGD   Excess Cap MGD
Medina County          15                               10                     5

Governmental Services

Government                  Police Department                        Fire Department
Mayor - Council               61 Personnel                                   40 Personnel
                                      Low Property Crime - Top 1%       ISO Fire Rating=5
                                      Low Violent Crime -   Top 2%

Largest Employers

Medina County                     1,365           Government
Medina General Hospital      1,000           Health Care
Medina City Schools               850           Government, Education
Drug Mart                                420           Distribution, Retail
Sandridge Foods                     420           Fresh Food, Distribution
Plastipak Packaging                 390           Plastic Bottles
City of Medina                         344           Government
Friction Products                     266           Brake, Clutch and Fuel Cell Parts
A.I. Root                                   169           Candles
Sealy Mattress                          168           Box Springs and Mattresses
Jacobson Manufacturing         128           Fasteners and components

College & Universities                   Enrollment            Type
Ashland University                                2,657                 4 yr
Baldwin Wallace                                  4,260                 4 yr
Case Western Reserve                      10,000                 4 yr
Cleveland State                                 16,000                 4 yr
Cuyahoga Community College       55,000                 2 yr
Hiram College                                     1,200                 4 yr
John Carroll                                        3,700                 4 yr
Kent State University                         34,000                4 yr
Lorain County Community College 10,858                 2 yr
Oberlin College                                  2,928                 4 yr
University of Akron                           26,000                4 yr
College of Wooster                             1,882                4 yr

Education                          Completed
Graduate Degree                    8.4%
Bachelor's Degree                 25.9%
Associate Degree                    8.9%
Some College                       20.7%
High School                           29.1%
Some High School                  5.0%
No High School                       2.1%

For More Information Contact: Sandy Davis, Economic Development at 330-722-0397 or sdavis@medinaoh.org.