In 2015, Ashtabula County had an estimated population of 98,632, about 4,000 (-4%) less than 2000. Half of Ashtabula County’s population lived in 10 cities and villages.
Five of these communities lost 10% or more of their population from 2000 to 2015. Ashtabula City had a loss of 2,800 (-13%) and accounted for two-thirds of the county’s population loss. Geneva City and Geneva-on-the-Lake Village also had significant losses, while areas along the Pennsylvania border showed modest growth.
Ashtabula, Geneva and Saybrook townships together accounted for -4,500 in population losses, while a few areas along the Pennsylvania border showed modest growth.