Ashtabula County

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Ashtabula County, Ohio

25 W Jefferson St
Jefferson, OH 44047
Phone: (440) 576-3637
Fax: (440) 576-2819
www.co.ashtabula.oh.us

In the northeastern corner of OH, bordered on north by Lake Erie; organized Jun 7, 1807 from Trumbull County. Name Origin: For the Ashtabula River, which runs through the northeastern part of the county; from an Algonquian name thought to mean 'fish river' or 'there are always enough moving,' possibly referring to the fish

Area (sq mi):: 1368.47 (land 702.44; water 666.03) Population per square mile: 146.90
Population 2005: 103,221 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 2.90% Population 2000: 102,728 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 3.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,814; median household $35,607; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,424-$23,965
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ashtabula (20,353)
  • Conneaut (12,693)

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