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Portage County, Ohio

449 S Meridian St
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 297-3600
Fax: (330) 297-3610
www.co.portage.oh.us

In northeastern OH, east of Akron; organized Jun 7, 1807 from Trumbull and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For the portage of canoes or other craft between the Cuyahoga and Manhoning rivers

Area (sq mi):: 507.11 (land 492.39; water 14.72) Population per square mile: 316.10
Population 2005: 155,631 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 2.30%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 152,061 (White 93.90%; Black or African American 3.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.80%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $20,428; median household $44,347; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,245-$27,735
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kent (27,601)
  • Aurora (14,357)
  • Streetsboro (13,900)
  • Ravenna County seat (11,503)

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    Portage County, Wisconsin

    1516 Church St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    Phone: (715) 346-1351
    Fax: (715) 346-1486
    www.co.portage.wi.us

    In east-central WI, northwest of Lake Winnebago; organized Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from territorial county in the area now occupied by much of Columbia County, expanded northward in 1841 (into territory from Crawford County); Columbia County detached in 1846. Name Origin: For the portage of canoes or other craft between the Fox and Wisconsin rivers

    Area (sq mi):: 822.76 (land 806.31; water 16.45) Population per square mile: 83.80
    Population 2005: 67,585 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 9.40% Population 2000: 67,182 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 2.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 33.00
    Income 2000: per capita $19,854; median household $43,487; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,837-$27,464
    Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Stevens Point County seat (24,283)
  • Plover (11,155)

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    Judge DONALD MARTELL of Portage County, Ohio, chuckling when defendant Nicole Donkers, representing herself at trial, informed him that she would call the slate of Ohio as a witness.