Cleveland Heights, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cleveland Heights, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Cleveland Heights had a population of 45,807 as of July 1, 2018. Cleveland 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 Cleveland Heights is located at latitude 41.5111 and longitude -81.5618 in Cuyahoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cleveland Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Cleveland Heights (GNIS ID: 1085964) 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 Cleveland Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 45,807
Population in Households 45,046
Population in Familes 32,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 761
Population Density2 5,651
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $53,787
Average Household Income $79,093
Per Capita Income $35,036


Total Housing Units 22,645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,376 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,714 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,555 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $144,985
Average Home Value $194,813


Total Households 20,090
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 10,623
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 -0.08% -0.25%
Households 0.08% -0.12%
Families -0.24% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Cleveland Heights, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cleveland Heights 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 # 24 98th
Population Density # 10 99th
Diversity Index # 13 99th
Median Household Income # 576 53rd
Per Capita Income # 170 86th

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