Brecksville, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Brecksville, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Brecksville had a population of 13,223 as of July 1, 2018. Brecksville ranks in the lower 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 Brecksville is located at latitude 41.3072 and longitude -81.6199 in Cuyahoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brecksville (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 889 feet.

The City of Brecksville (GNIS ID: 1085956) 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 Brecksville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brecksville: Bricksville.

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


Total Population 13,223
Population in Households 12,944
Population in Familes 11,247
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density1 677
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $104,837
Average Household Income $135,737
Per Capita Income $54,052


Total Housing Units 5,660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,457 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 765 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 438 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $275,931
Average Home Value $349,013


Total Households 5,222
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,759
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.39% -0.39%
Households -0.29% -0.32%
Families -0.39% -0.37%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Brecksville, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brecksville 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 # 138 89th
Population Density # 920 24th
Diversity Index # 345 72nd
Median Household Income # 43 97th
Per Capita Income # 46 96th

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