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Time Zone: Medina County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Medina is the Seat for Medina County.

Medina County was founded February 18, 1812 and was created by taking area from PortageCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Medina had a population of 174,035 people. This is an increase of 15.18% since the last Census (which gave a population of 151,095 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Medina represented 1.33% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 16th most populous county (out of 88 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010172,332+14.06%-0.98% since 2009
2009174,035+15.18%+1.26% since 2008
2008171,861+13.74%+1.16% since 2007
2007169,894+12.44% 
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2000151,095The Last Census

More information can be found on the Medina County Census Page for Medina County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Medina County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Medina County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Brunswick   35,09433,3885.11% increase  
Medina   26,16825,1394.09% increase  
Wadsworth   21,00718,43713.94% increase  
Rittman   6,2836,3140.49% decrease  
Lodi   3,4453,06112.54% increase  

Websites for Medina County

Official Website:   www.co.medina.oh.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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