Garrettsville, Ohio

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Garrettsville, Ohio

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High Points

Garrettsville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Garrettsville Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Garrettsville Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Garrettsville Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Garrettsville People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Garrettsville Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Garrettsville College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Garrettsville, Ohio

Comparing Garrettsville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 5 6
Senior Citizens 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
People Living Alone 6 6
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Garrettsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NE of Akron, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Portage
Standard Zip Codes 44231
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.284
Longitude -81.096

Garrettsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HIRAM
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Station WARREN 3 S
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
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Garrettsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,262 100%
Male 1,082 47.8%
Female 1,180 52.2%
Under 18 585 25.9%
18+ 1,677 74.1%
65+ 284 12.6%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.04
White 2,226 98.4%
African-American 6 0.3%
Asian 3 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 23 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.4%

Estimated Garrettsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,222
Growth -40
Growth % -1.8%

Garrettsville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 26.7%
English 12.4%
Irish 10.4%
US/American 8.4%
Italian 6%
Hungarian 5.1%
Polish 4.4%
Czech 4.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Finnish 2.8%
Slovak 2.8%
Dutch 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Scottish 1.4%
Slovene 1.2%
Canadian 1%
Norwegian 0.7%
Danish 0.6%
Croatian 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
British 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Garrettsville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Nelson (44231)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Garrettsville 2,262 $54,297
Hiram 1,242 $50,139
Mantua 1,046 $56,125
Newton Falls 5,002 $41,250
Ravenna 11,771 $46,090
West Farmington 519 $45,417
Windham 2,806 $32,679

Garrettsville Public Libraries

Portage County District Library
10482 SOUTH ST.
Garrettsville, Ohio
(330) 527-5082
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Garrettsville High Schools (2004)

10233 STATE ROUTE 88
Serves 515 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

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