Garfield Heights, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 27,835 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 
Males: 12,666  (45.5%)
Females: 15,169  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 44137.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,915 (it was $39,278 in 2000)
Garfield Heights:

$46,915
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,941 (it was $18,988 in 2000)

Garfield Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,623 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Garfield Heights:

$105,623
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $177,110; detached houses: $183,699; townhouses or other attached units: $165,572; in 2-unit structures: $123,072; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,774; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,094; mobile homes: $31,898

Median gross rent in 2017: $860.

March 2019 cost of living index in Garfield Heights: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.4%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 12.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.5% for American Indian residents, 27.7% for other race residents, 14.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Garfield Heights, OH (2017)
    • 13,56648.5%White alone
    • 12,41644.4%Black alone
    • 7422.7%Two or more races
    • 6882.5%Hispanic
    • 2390.9%Asian alone
    • 2090.7%Other race alone
    • 620.2%American Indian alone

Races in Garfield Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 66 registered sex offenders living in Garfield Heights, Ohio as of August 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Garfield Heights is 424 to 1.


Crime rates in Garfield Heights by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2012

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(21.0)
4
(14.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
20
(67.9)
12
(41.3)
11
(39.0)
8
(28.8)
14
(51.1)
9
(31.4)
11
(38.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
34
(115.4)
58
(199.5)
47
(166.5)
46
(165.8)
43
(156.8)
33
(115.3)
42
(148.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
80
(271.6)
55
(189.2)
78
(276.4)
67
(241.5)
74
(269.8)
30
(104.8)
51
(180.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
234
(794.4)
243
(835.7)
250
(885.9)
333
(1,200)
297
(1,083)
303
(1,059)
249
(880.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
620
(2,105)
696
(2,394)
587
(2,080)
668
(2,408)
515
(1,878)
666
(2,327)
641
(2,267)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
64
(217.3)
74
(254.5)
60
(212.6)
80
(288.3)
1
(3.6)
71
(248.1)
3
(10.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(13.6)
5
(17.2)
1
(3.5)
4
(14.4)
7
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
8
(28.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)314.0305.3327.0324.5293.1309.6293.2

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City-data.com crime index in Garfield Heights, OH

Crime rate in Garfield Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 50 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Ohio average:

2.03
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Ancestries: Polish (10.7%), Italian (5.7%), Irish (3.7%), German (3.4%), American (2.1%), Hungarian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 7.23 square miles.

Population density: 3,852 people per square mile   (average).

Garfield Heights, Ohio map

888 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 0.4% Africa).

This city:

3.2%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,634 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,382 (3.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cleveland, OH (5.5 miles , pop. 478,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (315.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Maple Heights, OH (1.5 miles ),
Valley View, OH (1.6 miles ),
Cuyahoga Heights, OH (1.7 miles ),
Independence, OH (1.8 miles ),
Newburgh Heights, OH (1.9 miles ),
Brooklyn Heights, OH (1.9 miles ),
North Randall, OH (1.9 miles ),
Bedford, OH (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.42 N, Longitude: 81.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,249 (-11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,620 (12.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 440

Distribution of median household income in Garfield Heights, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Garfield Heights, OH in 2017

Property values in Garfield Heights, OH

Garfield Heights satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $115,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Garfield Heights, OH residents
Average permit cost in Garfield Heights, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Ohio:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Garfield Heights, OH
Historical housing units in Garfield Heights, OH
Most common industries in Garfield Heights, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (10.1%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Garfield Heights, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)

Average climate in Garfield Heights, Ohio

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Garfield Heights, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.9. This is about average.

City:

84.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.252. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.252
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.540. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.540
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.28
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Garfield Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Garfield Heights city center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garfield Heights-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 26.1 miles away from Garfield Heights center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 254.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 157.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cuyahoga County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garfield Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Garfield Heights:

  • MARYMOUNT HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 12300 MCCRACKEN ROAD)
  • CLARE HALL (12215 GRANGER ROAD)
  • JENNINGS HALL (10204 GRANGER ROAD)
  • MARYMOUNT SKILLED NURSING UNIT (12300 MCCRACKEN ROAD)
  • VILLA ST JOSEPH (5200 MARYMOUNT VILLAGE DRIVE)
  • NEPHROLOGY ASSOCIATES OF CLEVELAND, LTD. (5595 TRANSPORTATION BLVD., SUITE 110)
  • MARYMOUNT HOME HLTH CARE (12300 MCCRACKEN ROAD)

Heliports located in Garfield Heights:

Amtrak station near Garfield Heights:

  • 8 miles: CLEVELAND (200 CLEVELAND MEMORIAL SHOREWAY) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garfield Heights:

  • Case Western Reserve University (about 6 miles; Cleveland, OH; Full-time enrollment: 7,034)
  • John Carroll University (about 6 miles; University Heights, OH; FT enrollment: 3,546)
  • Cuyahoga Community College District (about 7 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 20,271)
  • Cleveland State University (about 7 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 14,161)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (about 14 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,699)
  • Lakeland Community College (about 20 miles; Kirtland, OH; FT enrollment: 6,170)
  • Kent State University at Kent (about 24 miles; Kent, OH; FT enrollment: 25,431)

Public high schools in Garfield Heights:

  • E3AGLE ACADEMY (Location: 13604 CHRISTINE AVE, Grades: 9)
  • PACT @ JFK (Location: 13604 CHRISTINE AVE, Grades: 9)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Garfield Heights: Garfield Park Nature Center (A), Old Birch Picnic Area (B), Red Oak Picnic Area (C), Trolley Turn Picnic Area (D), Windy Ridge Picnic Area (E), Garfield Heights Fire Department Station 2 (F), Garfield Heights Fire Department Station 1 (G), Garfield Heights City Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Garfield Mall Shopping Center (1), Turneytown Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Garfield Heights include: Saint Monicas Catholic Church (A), Saint Therese Catholic Church (B), Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Timothys Catholic Church (D), Hathaway Church (E), Saint John Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Garfield Heights: Garfield Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: David J. Skal - Biographer, DeJuan Groce - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Feb 17, 1980), Scott Mruczkowski - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Apr 5, 1982), William A. Foster - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Dennis Fryzel - Football player and coach, Tom Zakrajsek - Figure skater, Mickey Hall - Baseball player, Scott Mutryn - Football player, Wilma Smith (newscaster) - Television news anchor.

Cuyahoga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Garfield Heights in 2010:

  • 265 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 36 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 29 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Garfield Heights in 2000:

  • 245 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 24 people in religious group quarters
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 6 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with most branches in Garfield Heights (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: South Garfield Heights Branch at 5695 Turney Road, branch established on 1891/01/01; Garfield Heights Branch at 5007 Turney Road, branch established on 1959/01/12. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Fifth Third Bank: Garfield Heights Branch at 9301 Vista Way, branch established on 1996/09/29. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Third Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland: Garfield Heights Branch at 4788 Turney Road, branch established on 1938/08/04. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $11,018.4 mil, Deposits: $8,966.1 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 39 total offices
  • The Huntington National Bank: Turneytown Branch at 4932 Turney Road, branch established on 1958/05/12. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • New York Community Bank: 6016 Turney Road Branch at 6016 Turney Road, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Garfield Heights Branch at 5646 Trnasportation Blvd, branch established on 1963/09/11. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Garfield Heights Branch at 4805 Turney Road, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • KeyBank National Association: Turneytown Branch at 4967 Turney Road, branch established on 1967/09/21. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association: 12648 Rockside Road Branch at 12648 Rockside Road, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,362.1 mil, Deposits: $1,167.2 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 18 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Garfield Heights:

Marital status in Garfield Heights, OH
  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Garfield Heights:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Garfield Heights
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Garfield Heights, OH (based on Cuyahoga County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic366,464110
Evangelical Protestant106,477326
Mainline Protestant94,977233
Other49,641126
Black Protestant40,776129
Orthodox16,45631
None605,331-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 302
Cuyahoga County:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Cuyahoga County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 218
Cuyahoga County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 293
Cuyahoga County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 891
Cuyahoga County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cuyahoga County:

28.3%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cuyahoga County:

10.4%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Garfield Heights:

52.2%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Garfield Heights:

49.9%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Garfield Heights:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Garfield Heights:

34.5%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Garfield Heights:

57.8%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Garfield Heights:

79.1%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Garfield Heights, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 52$330,466$76,2611$3,306
Firefighters 45$269,234$71,7960$0
Other and Unallocable 25$106,869$51,2973$6,471
Judicial and Legal 24$98,514$49,25715$27,267
Police - Other 8$33,802$50,70318$14,557
Welfare 6$22,654$45,3084$5,610
Parks and Recreation 4$17,145$51,4350$0
Financial Administration 3$16,384$65,5361$2,636
Correction 3$14,074$56,2966$11,562
Streets and Highways 2$10,229$61,3740$0
Fire - Other 1$3,593$43,1160$0
Health 1$4,848$58,1760$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$7,470$89,6401$1,748
Other Government Administration 1$4,225$50,7000$0
Totals for Government 176$939,507$64,05749$73,157

Garfield Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,355,000 ($228.31)
    Police Protection: $6,184,000 ($222.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,227,000 ($151.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,403,000 ($86.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,061,000 ($74.04)
    Central Staff Services: $1,596,000 ($57.34)
    Regular Highways: $1,260,000 ($45.27)
    General Public Buildings: $1,219,000 ($43.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $687,000 ($24.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $565,000 ($20.30)
    Correctional Institutions: $400,000 ($14.37)
    Sewerage: $381,000 ($13.69)
    Financial Administration: $373,000 ($13.40)
    Public Welfare - Other: $254,000 ($9.13)
    Corrections - Other: $183,000 ($6.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $164,000 ($5.89)
    Health - Other: $80,000 ($2.87)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $70,000 ($2.51)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($0.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,157,000 ($41.57)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $1,165,000 ($41.85)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $407,000 ($14.62)
    Other - Financial Administration: $231,000 ($8.30)
    Other - Health - Other: $111,000 ($3.99)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($0.32)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $460,000 ($16.53)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($1.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $79,000 ($2.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($1.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($1.04)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,172,000 ($437.29)

Garfield Heights government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $3,269,000 ($117.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,633,000 ($58.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $224,000 ($8.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,177,000 ($42.28)
    Public Welfare: $25,000 ($0.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,147,000 ($220.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $902,000 ($32.41)
    Special Assessments: $333,000 ($11.96)
    Rents: $35,000 ($1.26)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($0.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,331,000 ($47.82)
    Highways: $811,000 ($29.14)
  • Tax - Property: $11,514,000 ($413.65)
    Individual Income: $9,928,000 ($356.67)
    Corporation Net Income: $1,559,000 ($56.01)
    Death and Gift: $722,000 ($25.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $441,000 ($15.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $359,000 ($12.90)
    Motor Vehicle License: $185,000 ($6.65)
    Amusements License: $69,000 ($2.48)
    Other: $6,000 ($0.22)

Garfield Heights government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,483,000 ($376.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,928,000 ($284.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,555,000 ($91.79)

Garfield Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,059,000 ($145.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,000 ($7.26)

3.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Cuyahoga County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lorain County, OH  0.38% ($47,363 average AGI)
from Summit County, OH  0.37% ($53,747)
from Lake County, OH  0.32% ($45,708)


4.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($731 average AGI)
Cuyahoga County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lorain County, OH  0.49% ($73,949 average AGI)
to Summit County, OH  0.41% ($59,201)
to Lake County, OH  0.40% ($47,882)
Businesses in Garfield Heights, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Payless2
Chipotle1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks1
FedEx4Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens2

Strongest AM radio stations in Garfield Heights:

  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRMR (1420 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND CLASSICAL RADIO, LLC)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WERE (1300 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH)
  • WABQ (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WABQ, INC.)
  • WCUE (1150 AM; 5 kW; CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD.)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH)
  • WJTB (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR BROADCASTING CO)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garfield Heights:

  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMMS (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFHM-FM (95.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WXTM (92.3 FM; CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCPN (90.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WGAR-FM (99.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJCU (88.7 FM; UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRUW-FM (91.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY)
  • WENZ (107.9 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSB (89.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Garfield Heights:

  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WXOX-LP (Channel 65; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W53AX (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W51BI (Channel 51; KIRTLAND, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WAOH-LP (Channel 29; AKRON, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Garfield Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 377ft / 115mTotal length
  • $650,000Total costs
  • 986,251Total average daily traffic
  • 55,093Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,076,665Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Garfield Heights, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 51920-1929
  • 161970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Garfield Heights, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Garfield Heights)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Garfield Heights, OH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Garfield Heights)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ACA (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 2A4 SERIES (49 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 68538 , Serial Number: 60-72, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 09/01/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 04/29/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory I Omiecinski, 9508 Dorothy Ave, Garfield Heights, OH 44125

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED137$76,38036$61,444160$82,79422$15,0001$253,00018$59,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$66,0004$63,00029$95,72412$13,5000$08$70,1250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$71,31310$63,300158$94,06387$18,1721$272,00030$48,7671$15,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$85,0008$57,25047$88,3406$32,8330$012$46,8330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$80,3331$65,00030$88,1004$33,5000$05$56,8000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Garfield Heights, OH

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$62,1432$86,0001$68,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$121,6672$96,0003$104,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$92,5002$84,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$60,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$98,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Garfield Heights, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Garfield Heights, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 87. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 114 took place in 2003, and the least - 33 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Garfield Heights, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.0%), and Outside Fires (27.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Garfield Heights, OH
    • 69747.0%Structure Fires
    • 40627.4%Outside Fires
    • 37024.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 110.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garfield Heights, OH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Garfield Heights, OH
  • 95.6%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Garfield Heights, OH
  • 82.3%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Garfield Heights compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Garfield Heights on our top lists:

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  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 (44137) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #58 (44137) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 (44137) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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