Geauga County, Ohio

Geauga County is a county located in the state of Ohio of the United States. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Chardon.


The County is located almost in the extreme northeastern Ohio, is in the north about 15 km from Lake Erie, the southernmost of the five Great Lakes, away and has an area of 1057 square kilometers, of which twelve square kilometers of water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Lake County, Ashtabula County, Trumbull County, Portage County, Cuyahoga County and Summit County.


Geauga County was formed on December 31, 1805 from parts of Trumbull County. It was named after an American Indian expression

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000

According to the census of 2000, there were 90 895 people in Geauga County. Of these, 1,047 people lived in collective centers, the other inhabitants living in 31 630 households and 24 987 families. The population density was 87 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 97.42 percent White, 1.22 percent African American, 0.08 percent Native American, 0.42 percent Asian, 0.01 percent of residents from the Pacific Islander, and 0.14 percent from other races groups; 0.71 percent were descended from two or more races. 0.59 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 31 630 households out of which 37.1 percent have children under the age of 18 living with them. 68.9 percent were married couples living together, 7.2 percent were single mothers, 21.0 percent were non-families, 17.6 percent of all households and 6.9 percent had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.24 persons.

Based on the county the population was spread from 28.4 percent population under 18 years, 6.4 per cent between 18 and 24 years, 26.6 percent between 25 and 44 years, 26.7 percent between 45 and 64 years and 12.0 percent were 65 years old or older. The average age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.3 men statistically.

The median income for a household was $ 60,200, and the median income for a family was $ 67,427. Males have a median income of $ 48,443, women $ 30,567. The per capita income was $ 27,944. 2.8 percent of families and 4.6 percent of the population lived below the poverty line. Of these, 6.1 percent were children or adolescents under 18 years old and 5.1 percent are 65 years old.