Berea, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Berea, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Berea had a population of 18,751 as of July 1, 2018. Berea 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 Berea is located at latitude 41.3662 and longitude -81.8543 in Cuyahoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Berea encompass a land area of 5.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 755 feet.

The City of Berea (GNIS ID: 1085954) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Berea: Lyceum Village.

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Berea, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,751
Population in Households 16,487
Population in Familes 12,381
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,264
Population Density2 3,285
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $56,698
Average Household Income $71,194
Per Capita Income $30,359


Total Housing Units 7,960 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,892 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,489 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 579 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $141,748
Average Home Value $158,713


Total Households 7,381
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 4,257
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.22% -0.33%
Households -0.15% -0.24%
Families -0.37% -0.36%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Berea, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berea to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 97 92nd
Population Density # 64 95th
Diversity Index # 167 86th
Median Household Income # 452 63rd
Per Capita Income # 304 75th

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