Olmsted Falls, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Olmsted Falls, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Olmsted Falls had a population of 8,951 as of July 1, 2016. Olmsted Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Olmsted Falls is located at latitude 41.3657 and longitude -81.9043 in Cuyahoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Olmsted Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The City of Olmsted Falls (GNIS ID: 1085989) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Olmsted Falls population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Olmsted Falls: Norris Falls, Olmstead, Olmsted.

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Olmsted Falls, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,951
Population in Households 8,839
Population in Familes 7,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density1 2,166
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 3,710
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,387
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,848 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,821 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 889 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $159,759
Average Home Value $178,518


Median Household Income $66,294
Average Household Income $78,440
Per Capita Income $32,736
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.13%
Households 0.11% -0.02%
Families -0.29% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.

Olmsted Falls, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olmsted Falls to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 198 84th
Population Density1 # 215 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 348 72nd
Median Household Income # 163 87th
Per Capita Income # 158 87th

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