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Overview

Introduction to Stow, Ohio

Stow, Ohio, in Summit county, is 6 miles NE of Akron, Ohio and 27 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is part of the Akron metropolitan statistical area.

Stow History

John Graham was one of the earliest landowners of Stow. He bought a farm in this area in 1809. Joshua Stow from Connecticut was a speculator who bought the land that is now known as Stow. Though Joshua Stow never lived in this town, he did spend a lot of money developing it. His agent William Wetmore settled in Stow in July of 1804. He contributed extensively to its development and some of his descendants still live in this city.

Stow and Nearby Attractions

  • Meadow Lake Park
  • Oregon Trail Park
  • Akron Zoo
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park
  • Hale Farm and Village
  • Akron Art Museum

Things To Do In Stow

The city of Stow has many parks which serve as ideal areas for relaxation, as well as sporting and fitness activities. The Fox Den Golf Course is also a popular spot. The Parks and Recreation Department of Stow organizes various events including baseball and basketball tournaments for town's youth.

Stow Transportation

Air transportation can be availed from the Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.

Stow Higher Education

University of Akron and Kent State University offer facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population34,743
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens16.7%
Employed Population 16+18,220
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married54%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher46.5%
Median Earnings25+$45,888
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,643
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,549

Wealth

Median Family Income$85,836
% Above Poverty Level94.4%
% Below Poverty Level5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone30%
Median Gross Rent$958
Median House Value$167,700

Ancestry

German25.4%
Irish16.1%
English11.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.4%
Italian9.5%
Polish6%
French Except Basque3.1%
Scottish2.8%
Hungarian2.5%
Arab2.2%
Slovak1.8%
Welsh1.8%
Swedish1.2%
Czech0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
Russian0.7%
Slovene0.7%
Croatian0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Romanian0.5%
Egyptian0.5%
Serbian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Turkish0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Iraqi0.3%
African0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Greek0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Syrian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
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Stow Almanac

CategoryValue
County Summit County
Standard Zip Codes44224
Phone Area Codes234
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.17
Approximate Longitude-81.43

Stow Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationAKRON
Distance6.6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationCHIPPEWA LAKE
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationCHARDON
Distance32.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cuyahoga Falls49,329$67,647
Hudson22,250$149,194
Kent29,771$54,538
Munroe Falls5,065$79,659
Silver Lake2,450$118,583
Tallmadge17,506$75,877

Stow Public Libraries

Stow-munroe Falls Public Library
3512 DARROW RD.
Stow, Ohio
(330) 688-3295

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Stow Public Schools

Echo Hills Elementary School
4405 Stow Rd
ZIP: 44224
(330) 689-5450
Primary
Total Enrollment 302
Fishcreek Elementary School
5080 Fishcreek Rd
ZIP: 44224
(330) 689-5460
Primary
Total Enrollment 355
Foundation Academy Of Akron
1226 Temple Trl
ZIP: 44224
(877) 644-6338
Foundation Academy Of Canton
1226 Temple Trl
ZIP: 44224
(877) 644-6338
Foundation Academy Of Cleveland
1226 Temple Trl
ZIP: 44224
(877) 644-6338
Highland Elementary School
1843 Graham Rd
ZIP: 44224
(330) 689-5330
Primary
Total Enrollment 297
Indian Trail Elementary School
3512 Kent Rd
ZIP: 44224
(330) 689-5320
Primary
Total Enrollment 319
Lakeview Elementary School
1819 Graham Rd
ZIP: 44224
(330) 689-5250
Middle
Total Enrollment 787
Stow-munroe Falls High School
3227 Graham Rd
ZIP: 44224
(330) 689-5300
High
Total Enrollment 1826
Woodland Elementary School
2908 Graham Rd
ZIP: 44224
(330) 689-5470
Primary
Total Enrollment 264

Stow Private Schools

Cornerstone Community School
4460 Stow Rd
ZIP: 44224
Elementary
Total Enrollment 95
Kids Country Stow
4923 Hudson Dr
ZIP: 44224
Elementary
Total Enrollment 61
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