Overall Numbers

Poverty and Homelessness in Ohio--2007

Ohio’s biggest cities and those surrounding Cuyahoga County

 

County Major City Total Population Percentage of total population living in poverty Number living in poverty Estimated Number of Homeless people in 2007*
Cuyahoga Cleveland 1,295,958 15.5% 200,873 20,087
Franklin Columbus 1,118,107 16.3% 182,251 18,225
Hamilton Cincinnati 842,369 12.8% 107,823 10,782
Montgomery Dayton 538,104 14.8% 79,639 7,964
Summit Akron 543,487 14.1% 76,632 7,663
Lucas Toledo 441,910 16.7% 73,799 7,380
Stark Canton 378,664 10.7% 40,517 3,849
Mahoning Youngstown 240,420 16.6% 39,910 3,991
Lorain Lorain/Elyria 302,260 11.1% 33,551 3,187
Trumbull Warren 213,475 15.1% 32,235 3,223
Lake Painesville 233,392 6.5% 15,170 1,365
Portage Ravenna 155,869 10.7% 16,678 1,584
Columbiana Lisbon 108,698 15.4% 16,739 1,674
Ashtabula Jefferson/Ashtabula 101,141 16.2% 16,385 1,638
Medina Medina 169,832 7.3% 12,398 1,178
Erie Sandusky 77,323 11.4% 8,815 837
Geauga Chardon 95,029 4.7% 4,466 402
           
OHIO State Total 11,466,917 13.1% 1,502,166 150,217