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Wooster is a city in Wayne County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Gen. David Wooster of the Revolutionary War.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Wooster. For links to other places called Wooster, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wooster is 40.805N. The longitude is -81.935W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 997 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,322.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wooster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44691 ZIP code.
28% of Wooster residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wooster ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wooster was $21,505, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Wooster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Wooster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $418. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $919.
Libraries in Wooster include Wayne County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Wooster include Daily Record
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WKRW.
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wooster political report.
Wooster restaurants taking online reservations include The Wooster Inn ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Wooster workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Wooster between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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