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U.S. Census Population Statistics, Wayne County and Wooster City[edit | edit source]

Census data from 1820 thru 1970 comes from the Ohio Population Report as given by Anthony J. Celebrezze, Jr., Secretary of State 1980. The 1810 Census data comes from Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio, volume 2 page 833.

CENSUS YEAR COUNTY POPULATION WOOSTER POPULATION
1810 320 NA
1820 11,933 467
1830 23,333 977
1840 35,808 1,913
1850 32,981 2,797
1860 32,483 3,361
1870 35,116 5,419
1880 40,076 5,840
1890 39,005 5,901
1900 37,870 6,063
1910 38,058 6,136
1920 41,346 8,204
1930 47,024 10,742
1940 50,20 11,543
1950 58,716 14,005
1960 75,497 17,046
1970 87,123 18,703
1980 97,408 19,289
1990 101,461 22,427
2000 111,564 24,811

U.S. Census Population Statistics, Minor Civil Divisions[edit | edit source]

Census data for 1970 and 1980 comes from the Ohio Population Report as given by Anthony J. Celebrezze, Jr., Secretary of State 1980, page 118. Census data from 1920 thru 1960 comes from the Ohio Population Report as given by Ted W. Brown, Secretary of State 1960, page 141. Census data from 1890 thru 1910 comes from the Wooster Daily Record on 6 August 1920 page 6. The article title is "Detailed Census Figures Show Losses and Gains in Wayne Co."

Minor Civil Div 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980
Baughman Township 1,951 2,497 2,731 2,952 3,040 3,259 3,655 4,427 4,531 4,539
Marshallville Total 366 367 294 295 324 373 458 611 693 788
Marshallville (Baughman) - - - 248 272 311 352 476 568 665
Marshallville (Chippewa) - - - 47 52 62 106 135 125 123
Orrville Total 1,765 1,901 3,101 4,107 4,427 4,484 5,153 6,511 7,408 7,511
Orrville (Baughman) - - - 1,259 1,228 1,246 1,515 1,763 1,671 1,405
Orrville (Green) - - - 2,848 3,199 3,238 3,638 4,748 5,737 6,106
Canaan Township 2,331 2,401 2,484 2,209 2,339 2,558 2,828 3,172 3,616 4,092
Burbank Total 331 325 351 300 299 348 393 324 354 365
Burbank (Canaan) - - - 236 238 269 303 262 259 228
Burbank (Congress) - - - 64 61 79 90 62 95 137
Creston (Canaan) 584 893 970 894 1,029 1,110 1,300 1,522 1,792 1,828
Chester Township 1,837 1,684 1,420 1,311 1,422 1,417 1,500 1,788 2,195 2,680
Chippewa Township 3,078 2,937 2,519 2,786 3,162 3,377 3,915 5,315 7,392 9,250
Doylestown (Chippewa) 1,131 1,057 877 1,037 1,150 1,259 1,358 1,873 2,373 2,493
Clinton Township 2,123 2,028 1,912 1,980 1,970 2,073 2,211 2,569 2,938 2,913
Shreve (Clinton) 1,012 1,043 1,016 1,094 1,103 1,113 1,287 1,617 1,635 1,608
Congress Township 2,603 2,407 2,279 1,948 1,952 2,101 2,366 2,618 2,779 3,724
Congress (Congress) 229 198 164 123 126 157 186 186 205 178
West Salem (Congress) 756 656 642 363 645 700 860 1,017 1,058 1,357
East Union Township 2,007 1,805 1,725 1,694 1,806 2,645 3,169 5,509 6,363 5,887
Apple Creek (East Union) 428 387 400 382 459 510 548 722 784 741
Franklin Township 1,323 1,202 1,041 1,074 1,109 1,209 1,333 1,788 2,225 2,815
Green Township 2,150 3,318 4,125 4,656 5,256 5,332 5,840 7,850 9,476 10,980
Smithville (Green) 482 474 447 482 582 617 755 1,024 1,278 1,467
Killbuck Township* (Wooster City) - - - - - - - - 18,703 19,289
Milton Township 1,846 1,978 2,620 3,411 4,699 4,789 6,108 7,767 8,813 8,872
Rittman Total - - - 1,803 2,785 2,770 3,810 5,410 6,308 6,063
Rittman in Wayne County (Milton) - - - 1,803 2,785 2,770 3,810 5,410 6,261 5,998
Rittman in Medina County - - - - - - - 47 65
Paint Township 1,333 1,276 1,227 1,280 1,246 1,289 1,398 1,706 1,796 2,107
Mt. Eaton (Paint) 278 232 208 177 171 200 203 265 242 289
Plain Township 838 666 1,545 1,494 1,532 1,514 1,618 1,820 2,014 2,336
Salt Creek Township 1,735 1,556 1,442 1,358 1,374 ,1550 1,588 1,876 2,087 2,709
Fredericksburg (Salt Creek) 600 511 507 480 483 485 517 565 601 511
Sugar Creek Township 2,228 2,274 2,309 2,320 2,569 2,706 3,102 3,863 4,806 5,576
Dalton (Sugar Creek) 610 666 599 611 656 774 938 1,067 1,177 1,357
Wayne Township 1,756 1,717 1,556 1,595 2,038 2,475 3,460 6,850 3605 5538
Bloomington (Wayne) - - - 204 - - - - - -
Wooster Township 7,101 1,760 7,123 9,269 11,510 12,226 14,625 16,579 3,887 4,101
Wooster City Total 5,901 6,063 6,136 8,204 10,742 11,543 14,005 17,046 18,703 19,289
Wooster, Ward 1 - - 1,639 1,825 - - - - - -
Wooster, Ward 2 - - 1,428 1,942 - - - - - -
Wooster, Ward 3 - - 1,652 2,580 - - - - - -
Wooster, Ward 4 - - 1,417 1,857 - - - - - -
Wooster City (Wayne) - - - - 555 822 1,549 3,795 - -
Wooster City (Wooster) - - - 8,204 10,187 10,721 12,456 13,251 - -
  • Note: Killbuck Township erected since 1960; coextensive with Wooster City which returned in Wayne and Wooster townships in 1960, 1950, 1940, 1930, 1920.