|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wooster is 26,751. Wooster, Ohio is the 1,454th largest city in the US.
Wooster is located entirely in Wayne County.
The peak population of Wooster was in 2020, when its population was 26,752. In 2020, Wooster was the 1,449th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,454th largest city in the US. Wooster is currently 0.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Wooster has grown 5.8% since the 2000. Wooster, Ohio's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Wooster has a population density of 1,601.4 people per square mile.
|1450||Kernersville, North Carolina||26,793||42.1%|
|1451||Oak Forest, Illinois||26,793||-5.0%|
|1452||Vernon Hills, Illinois||26,786||31.4%|
|1453||Palm Springs, Florida||26,780||63.1%|
|1455||Horn Lake, Mississippi||26,737||32.6%|
|1459||Auburn, New York||26,664||-6.4%|
The total voting age population of Wooster, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,096. The voting age population is 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.6% of the residents of Wooster are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wooster are 90.0% White, 3.4% Black, 3.0% Asian, 2.5% Two or more races, 0.6% American Indian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 1.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wooster, 14.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.7%. On a per-household basis, 9.6% of families are below the poverty line in Wooster.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.9% of Wooster residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.9% of Wooster residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.9% have a bachelor's degree and 13.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wooster residents aged 5 and older, 5.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wooster is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wooster, 11.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wooster is $47,944.
In Wooster, 57.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.4% of housing units in Wooster.
Of all the housing units in Wooster, 18.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Wooster, 15.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wooster is $728.
In Wooster, 82.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.