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University Heights, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of University Heights had a population of 13,884 as of July 1, 2017. University Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for University Heights is located at latitude 41.4948 and longitude -81.5348 in Cuyahoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of University Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,027 feet.

The City of University Heights (GNIS ID: 1086002) 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 University Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for University Heights: Idlewood, Idlewood Village.

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University Heights, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,884
Daytime Population: Workers 2,767
Daytime Population: Residents 7,104
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,871
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 12,233
Population in Familes 9,498
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,651
Population Density2 7,627
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $76,601
Average Household Income $96,554
Per Capita Income $36,038


Total Housing Units 5,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,256 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,669 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 356 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $179,183
Average Home Value $189,420


Total Households 4,925
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,023
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.01%
Households 0.33% 0.01%
Families 0.05% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

University Heights, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares University Heights to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 130 89th
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 50 96th
Median Household Income # 124 90th
Per Capita Income # 138 89th

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