Stow

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  5. Stow Family Information
  6. Stow Education Information
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  9. Stow Criminal Information
  10. Stow Immigration & Civil Rights Information
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Stow Legal Resources

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Stow Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 5,902
  • Land Area (2000): 45.645 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.209 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): STOW

Stow Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2001 5,930 2003 6,089 2005 6,102
2002 Not Available 2004 Not Available 2006 6,216

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Houses (2000): 2,128

Stow Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 4,112 69.67%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,790 30.33%

Stow Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Stow Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 1,054
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $38,245,000 / $7,743,000

Stow Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 3,123 3,009 114 3.65% 37
1991 3,076 2,899 177 5.75% 58
1992 3,115 2,918 197 6.33% 63
1993 3,171 2,995 176 5.55% 55
1994 3,213 3,064 149 4.64% 46
1995 3,304 3,168 136 4.11% 41
1996 3,344 3,256 88 2.64% 26
1997 3,431 3,357 74 2.16% 22
1998 3,504 3,427 78 2.22% 22
1999 3,567 3,490 77 2.15% 21
2000 3,328 3,263 65 1.96% 20
2001 3,409 3,301 108 3.17% 32
2002 3,431 3,264 168 4.89% 49
2003 3,418 3,247 172 5.02% 50
2004 3,379 3,242 137 4.04% 40
2005 3,424 3,301 123 3.60% 36
2006 3,443 3,316 127 3.67% 37
2007 3,467 3,353 114 3.30% 33
2008 3,491 3,357 134 3.84% 38
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 3,468 3,348 120 3.46% 35
Feb 2008 3,451 3,341 110 3.19% 32
Mar 2008 3,468 3,354 114 3.29% 33
Apr 2008 3,464 3,361 103 2.97% 30
May 2008 3,459 3,321 138 3.99% 40
Jun 2008 3,529 3,372 157 4.45% 44
Jul 2008 3,549 3,400 149 4.20% 42
Aug 2008 3,551 3,391 160 4.51% 45
Sep 2008 3,480 3,326 154 4.43% 44
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Stow Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 336 19.73%
2. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 182 10.69%
3. Construction 121 7.11%
4. Educational Services 100 5.87%
5. Finance and Insurance 74 4.35%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 72 4.23%
7. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 62 3.64%
8. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 58 3.41%
9. Public Administration 47 2.76%
10. Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies, Wholesale 45 2.64%
11. Accommodation and Food Services 43 2.52%
12. Info Services and Data Processing 40 2.35%
13. Machinery Manufacturing 36 2.11%
14. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 36 2.11%
15. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 33 1.94%
16. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 28 1.64%
17. Printing and Related Manufacturing 27 1.59%
18. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 24 1.41%
19. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 24 1.41%
20. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 23 1.35%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 319 22.09%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 257 17.80%
3. Health Care 151 10.46%
4. Public Administration 67 4.64%
5. Finance and Insurance 64 4.43%
6. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 42 2.91%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 41 2.84%
8. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 37 2.56%
9. Private Household Services 36 2.49%
10. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 32 2.22%
11. Chemical Manufacturing 30 2.08%
12. Info Services and Data Processing 29 2.01%
13. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 29 2.01%
14. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 26 1.80%
15. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 23 1.59%
16. Food and Beverage Stores 22 1.52%
17. Office Supplies and Stationery 18 1.25%
18. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 18 1.25%
19. Personal and Laundry Services 17 1.18%
20. Machinery Manufacturing 16 1.11%

Stow Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 195 11.45%
2. Engineers 188 11.04%
3. Other Management Occupations 120 7.05%
4. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 100 5.87%
5. Business Operations Specialists 86 5.05%
6. Top Executives 72 4.23%
7. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 63 3.70%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 53 3.11%
9. Operations Managers Non Finance 51 2.99%
10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 49 2.88%
11. Other Production Occupations 49 2.88%
12. Accountants and Auditors 45 2.64%
13. Other Installation / Maintenance 37 2.17%
14. Life and Physical Scientists 36 2.11%
15. Postsecondary Teachers 31 1.82%
16. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 28 1.64%
17. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 26 1.53%
18. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 24 1.41%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 24 1.41%
20. Carpenters 23 1.35%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 119 8.24%
2. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 88 6.09%
3. Secretaries and Admins 85 5.89%
4. Registered Nurses 63 4.36%
5. Accountants and Auditors 62 4.29%
6. Computer Specialists 56 3.88%
7. Other Management Occupations 56 3.88%
8. Life and Physical Scientists 53 3.67%
9. Other Office and Admin Support 45 3.12%
10. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 43 2.98%
11. Media and Communications Workers 41 2.84%
12. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 41 2.84%
13. Business Operations Specialists 39 2.70%
14. Art and Design Workers 38 2.63%
15. Top Executives 35 2.42%
16. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 33 2.29%
17. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 32 2.22%
18. Librarians / Curators / Archivists 30 2.08%
19. Other Health Occupations 28 1.94%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 28 1.94%

Stow Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 2,676 61.86%
15-35 hours 639 14.77%
1-14 hours 122 2.82%
No regular hours 889 20.55%

Stow Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 26 0.89%
5 AM-5:29 AM 54 1.84%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 81 2.76%
6 AM-6:29 AM 209 7.13%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 357 12.18%
7 AM-7:29 AM 596 20.33%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 397 13.54%
8 AM-8:29 AM 450 15.35%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 266 9.07%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 248 8.46%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 46 1.57%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 22 0.75%
Noon-3:59 PM 125 4.26%
4 PM-11:59 PM 55 1.88%

Stow Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 48 1.64%
5-9 264 9.00%
10-14 260 8.87%
15-19 299 10.20%
20-24 276 9.41%
25-29 198 6.75%
30-34 352 12.01%
35-39 256 8.73%
40-44 180 6.14%
45-59 491 16.75%
60-89 258 8.80%
At least 90 50 1.71%

Stow Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 1,345 45.87%
30-44 0 0.00% 788 26.88%
45-59 24 0.82% 467 15.93%
At least 60 86 2.93% 222 7.57%

Stow Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 23 0.74%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 142 4.56%
 Car / truck / van, solo 2,621 84.22%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 0 0.00%
 Public transportation 110 3.53%
 Walked 36 1.16%
 Worked at home 180 5.78%

Stow Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Stow Family Information

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Households (2000): 2,089 (5,874 people)
Families (2000): 1,682 (5,290 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 918
People at same address in 1995: 3,695

Stow Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 39 1.87%
$10,000-$14,999 59 2.82%
$15,000-$19,999 83 3.97%
$20,000-$24,999 22 1.05%
$25,000-$29,999 48 2.30%
$30,000-$34,999 50 2.39%
$35,000-$39,999 40 1.91%
$40,000-$44,999 32 1.53%
$45,000-$49,999 70 3.35%
$50,000-$59,999 170 8.14%
$60,000-$74,999 139 6.65%
$75,000-$99,999 331 15.84%
$100,000-$124,999 436 20.87%
$125,000-$149,999 193 9.24%
$150,000-$199,999 230 11.01%
$200,000 or more 147 7.04%

Stow Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 308 14.79%
 Family, 2 people 628 30.16%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 93 4.47%
 Family, 3 people 401 19.26%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 1 0.05%
 Family, 4 people 425 20.41%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 2 0.10%
 Family, 5 people 165 7.93%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 6 people 40 1.92%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 19 0.91%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Stow Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 1,901 30.04%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,290 20.39%
Public Assistance 11 0.17%
Retirement 306 4.84%
Self Employment 431 6.81%
Social Security 366 5.78%
Supplemental Security 18 0.28%
Wage / Salary 1,784 28.19%
Other 221 3.49%

Stow Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 713 47.66%
 With children under 18 783 52.34%

Stow Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 120 5.54%
 Married 1,535 70.80%
 Never Married 476 21.96%
 Widowed 37 1.71%

Stow Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 148 6.45%
 Married 1,601 69.79%
 Never Married 379 16.52%
 Widowed 166 7.24%

Stow Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Stow Education Information

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Stow Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 65 1.54%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 131 3.10%
 High school diploma or equivalent 837 19.81%
 Some college, no degree 508 12.02%
 Associate degree 194 4.59%
 Bachelors degree 1,379 32.64%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,111 26.30%

Stow Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 57 0.97% 111 1.88% 168 2.85%
Kindergarten 54 0.91% 8 0.14% 62 1.05%
Grades 1-4 328 5.56% 13 0.22% 341 5.78%
Grades 5-8 463 7.84% 0 0.00% 463 7.84%
Grades 9-12 303 5.13% 21 0.36% 324 5.49%
Undergrad college 93 1.58% 82 1.39% 175 2.97%
Graduate or professional school 45 0.76% 50 0.85% 95 1.61%
Total 1,343 22.75% 285 4.83% 1,628 27.58%

Stow Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Stow Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 170
Stow Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Stow Public Benefits Information

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Stow Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 5,718 97.33%
 Below Poverty Level 157 2.67%

Stow Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Stow Criminal Information

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Stow Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2001 0.169 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.169 0.169 2.192 4.890 0.000 7.251
2002 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2003 1.642 0.164 0.164 0.000 1.971 0.164 3.942 4.598 0.821 9.361
2004 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2005 1.803 0.000 0.000 0.000 1.803 0.000 2.458 3.278 0.819 6.555
2006 0.483 0.000 0.000 0.161 0.644 0.161 4.022 2.574 0.161 6.757
2007 0.479 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.479 0.160 1.916 2.714 0.000 4.630

Stow Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 4 11
2005 5 11
2006 0 11
2007 0 11

Stow Crime Index

Year  Index
2001 44

Stow Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Stow Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Stow Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 980 16.60%
10-19 Years 777 13.17%
20-29 Years 356 6.03%
30-39 Years 990 16.77%
40-49 Years 1,149 19.47%
50-59 Years 898 15.22%
60-69 Years 455 7.71%
70-79 Years 187 3.17%
80-89 Years 94 1.59%
90+ Years 16 0.27%

Stow Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 2,948 49.95%
 Female 2,954 50.05%

Stow Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 5,589 94.70%
 Asian 118 2.00%
 Hispanic/Latino 84 1.42%
 Multiracial 79 1.34%
 African-American 21 0.36%
 Amerindian 8 0.14%
 Other Race 3 0.05%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Stow Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 1,452 19.66%
2. English 1,184 16.03%
3. Italian 972 13.16%
4. French Non-Basque 520 7.04%
5. German 504 6.83%
6. Scottish 295 4.00%
7. French Canadian 281 3.81%
8. Scotch Irish 268 3.63%
9. Swedish 234 3.17%
10. Polish 202 2.74%

Stow Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 4,913 91.49%
2. French 94 1.75%
3. Chinese 62 1.15%
4. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 52 0.97%
5. Laotian 35 0.65%
6. Italian 34 0.63%
7. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 30 0.56%
8. Other West Germanic 30 0.56%
9. German 19 0.35%
10. Other Slavic 16 0.30%

Stow Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 5,451 92.36%
 Naturalized immigrant 216 3.66%
 Not a citizen 235 3.98%

Stow Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Stow Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Stow Zip Codes

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01775