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Wadsworth is a city in Medina County, in the Cleveland-Elyria metro area.
The community was named after Revolutionary War Gen. Elijah Wadsworth
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Wadsworth. For links to other places called Wadsworth, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wadsworth is 41.025N. The longitude is -81.73W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,168 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,462.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wadsworth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Medina County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cleveland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44281 ZIP code.
30% of Wadsworth residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wadsworth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wadsworth was $22,859, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Wadsworth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wadsworth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $470. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,032.
Libraries in Wadsworth include Ella M. Everhard Public Library ... View libraries
Medina County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wadsworth political report.
The average commute time for Wadsworth workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Wadsworth between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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