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Parma Heights, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Parma Heights had a population of 20,592 as of July 1, 2017. Parma 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 Parma Heights is located at latitude 41.3834 and longitude -81.7613 in Cuyahoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parma Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The City of Parma Heights (GNIS ID: 1085992) 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 Parma 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 Parma Heights: Parma.

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


Total Population 20,592
Daytime Population: Workers 3,002
Daytime Population: Residents 10,430
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,432
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 20,357
Population in Familes 14,990
Population in Group Qrtrs 235
Population Density2 4,920
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $45,230
Average Household Income $56,943
Per Capita Income $26,636


Total Housing Units 10,316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,389 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,156 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 771 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $124,386
Average Home Value $134,459


Total Households 9,545
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 5,191
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% -0.22%
Households 0.02% -0.14%
Families -0.28% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Parma Heights, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parma 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 # 84 93rd
Population Density # 18 99th
Diversity Index # 189 85th
Median Household Income # 821 33rd
Per Capita Income # 464 62nd

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