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Cleveland, Ohio - Basic Facts

Cleveland is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Cleveland.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cuyahoga County at latitude 41.4995 and longitude -81.6954. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 653 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Cleveland (see map) encompass a land area of 77.7 sq. miles and a water area of 4.77 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cleveland: Cleaveland, Forest City, Klivland.

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Cleveland, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cleveland to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 100th
Population Density1 # 16 99th
Diversity Index2 # 5 100th
Median Household Income # 1189 1st
Per Capita Income # 1150 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Cleveland, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 384,427
Population in Households 371,163
Population in Familes 265,299
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,264
Population Density1 4,948
Diversity Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 164,413
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 86,002
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 208,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67,899 (32.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 96,514 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 43,780 (21.0%)
Median Home Value $79,478
Average Home Value $91,716
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,845
Average Household Income $37,003
Per Capita Income $16,151
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.74% -0.42%
Households -0.44% -0.3%
Families -1.02% -0.64%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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