Cuyahoga County, Ohio (OH)

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County population in 2012: 1,265,111 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 1,393,978 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 230,251
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 101,625
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 360,988
Renter-occupied apartments: 213,180 (it was 210,469 in 2000)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

32%

Land area: 458 sq. mi.

Water area: 787.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 2771 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cuyahoga County: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.1%), Educational, health and social services (20.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Cuyahoga County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (61.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (29.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.8%)
  • Asian alone (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 607,362  (51.4%)
Females: 672,760  (48.6%)

Cuyahoga County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Cuyahoga County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,501 ($39,168 in 1999)

This county:

$43501
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $603 (lower quartile is $469, upper quartile is $776)
This county:

$603
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $118,800 (it was $110,100 in 2000)
Cuyahoga:

$118,800
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,100 - $185,100

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $164,221
Here:

$164,221
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $118,615
Here:

$118,615
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $68,689
Here:

$68,689
State:

$104,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $83,173
Here:

$83,173
State:

$110,889

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,916
Here:

$113,916
State:

$159,965

Mobile homes: $31,368
Here:

$31,368
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,244
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $484

Institutionalized population: 15,465
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Health of residents in Cuyahoga County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
71.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
79.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
72.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 171 pounds. This is more than average.
13.4% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1777 buildings, average cost: $193,600
  • 2001: 1810 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2002: 1805 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2003: 1865 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2004: 2010 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2005: 1748 buildings, average cost: $224,800
  • 2006: 1246 buildings, average cost: $222,900
  • 2007: 922 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2008: 542 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2009: 462 buildings, average cost: $200,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,875 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,509 (2.2%)

Cuyahoga County household income distribution in 2009 Cuyahoga County home values distribution Cuyahoga County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.0%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.5% for Black residents, 28.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.1% for American Indian residents, 9.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.1% for other race residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.0%
Cuyahoga County:

19.0%
Ohio:

16.0%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.5% for Black residents, 28.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.2% for American Indian residents, 9.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.1% for other race residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cuyahoga County is $566 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $682 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $874 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cleveland, Parma, Lakewood, Euclid, Cleveland Heights, Strongsville, North Olmsted, Westlake, Garfield Heights, Shaker Heights.

Cuyahoga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
44017Berea9530.30.12.41.323.99166.071.400.602.50
44022Chagrin Falls366733.804.371.7438.3875.831.801.102.90
44040Gates Mills9122.40.32.981.814.58153.651.501.102.70
44070North Olmsted31595.80.14.462.467.46167.352.701.404.90
44101Cleveland124.10.21.230.671.45117.210.500.201.20
44102Cleveland9214.302.381.472.72114.31.500.702.90
44103Cleveland5210.30.11.6212.03125.041.150.402.00
44104Cleveland2110.10.41.460.922.14146.190.700.431.28
44105Cleveland9438.30.12.21.164.25192.981.300.652.40
44106Cleveland887.20.11.540.931.61104.840.950.401.90
44107Lakewood25020.60.11.480.891.87126.350.900.401.80
44108Cleveland358.50.42.511.512.64105.051.200.703.05
44109Cleveland9314.401.861.122.17116.321.300.601.90
44110Cleveland387.90.11.180.751.5126.840.650.401.25
44111Cleveland136300.12.041.073.17155.161.000.602.40
44112Cleveland626.201.110.781.17105.80.800.201.60
44113Cleveland6551.80.14.051.848.86218.82.100.933.30
44114Cleveland242.80.10.690.40.81116.670.300.200.80
44115Cleveland1714.30.53.92.633.4889.292.501.155.48
44116Rocky River243112.40.12.761.528.06292.021.700.802.60
44117Euclid506.301.230.851.28104.560.800.401.50
44118Cleveland492161.801.880.847.68409.720.850.401.70
44119Cleveland4017.10.11.70.92.83166.010.900.501.60
44120Cleveland1619.90.11.190.741.37115.880.800.401.40
44121Cleveland249114.60.11.950.947.43380.351.000.601.70
44122Beachwood403114.60.11.721.025.88341.191.100.601.70
44123Euclid623.90.10.840.590.7994.370.500.401.00
44124Cleveland34818.30.11.961.32.47126.571.300.802.00
44125Cleveland14722.50.12.351.233.58152.371.100.602.20
44126Cleveland15974.50.12.851.646.29220.731.601.002.80
44127Cleveland2819.30.43.071.824.13134.761.601.002.60
44128Cleveland6460.10.980.730.9293.620.700.401.10
44129Cleveland17829.30.12.291.154.24184.851.100.602.00
44130Cleveland28135.40.12.471.434.27172.891.500.902.50
44131Independence187414.70.16.92.233.37483.912.201.183.93
44132Euclid4814.80.11.040.522.13205.10.600.201.00
44133North Royalton23413.30.11.91.171.92101.051.300.602.60
44134Cleveland17423.10.11.861.262.19117.811.200.802.00
44135Cleveland77180.12.131.133.08144.821.000.502.58
44136Strongsville513656.20.15.051.9140.69806.422.001.203.00
44137Maple Heights1016.90.11.370.981.2389.631.000.601.70
44138Olmsted Falls17968.40.13.241.835.59172.532.101.003.93
44139Solon321156.40.16.261.8221.73346.961.701.002.90
44140Bay Village50226.804.813.064.6195.943.301.606.60
44141Brecksville32572.903.672.155.29144.172.101.204.28
44142Brook Park1116.50.11.230.821.3105.230.800.401.23
44143Cleveland24623.30.12.751.853108.932.051.103.25
44144Cleveland868.701.51.051.57104.961.000.651.70
44145Westlake65868.704.332.714.94114.012.801.505.65
44146Bedford12112.50.11.981.232.23112.971.200.702.43
44147Broadview Heights11719.60.12.211.482.47111.831.500.902.90
44190Cleveland11.11.11.11.1  1.101.851.50
44191Cleveland11.91.91.91.9  1.902.052.10
44195Cleveland15555  5.002.834.43

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2005 air pollution in Cuyahoga County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.022 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.093 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.079 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 41 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 115 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 19.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 51 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.008 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.042 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cuyahoga County: Lagoon Picnic Area (A), Lewis Road Riding Ring (B), Maple Grove Picnic Area (C), Home Links Golf Club (D), Olmsted Township Fire Department (E), Olmsted Township Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Town and Country Villa Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Minnie Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Geauga County , Lake County , Lorain County , Medina County , Portage County , Summit County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 75,981
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 88,761 (57% naturalized citizens)

Cuyahoga County:

6.4%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 19,322
  • 1990 to 1994: 13,696
  • 1985 to 1989: 7,565
  • 1980 to 1984: 6,165
  • 1975 to 1979: 5,791
  • 1970 to 1974: 5,950
  • 1970 to 1974: 5,982
  • 1965 to 1969: 24,290

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.9%

Cuyahoga County marital status for males Cuyahoga County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Cuyahoga County with a mortgage: 216,798 (25,558 second mortgage, 40,443 home equity loan, 1,266 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 103,188

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cuyahoga County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic366,464110
Evangelical Protestant106,477326
Mainline Protestant94,977233
Other49,641126
Black Protestant40,776129
Orthodox16,45631
None605,331-
Cuyahoga County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 302
Cuyahoga County:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 218
This county:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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
This county:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cuyahoga County:

10.8%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Cuyahoga County:

28.3%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Cuyahoga County:

Average size of farms: 26 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $117,116
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $24185.39
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.29%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $85,898
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $79,448
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.74
Corn for grain: 17 harvested acres
Vegetables: 21 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Tornado activity:

Cuyahoga County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 4934256.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 23 fatalities and 266 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cuyahoga County-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 65.7 miles away from Cuyahoga County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 27.9 miles away from the county 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 55.6 miles away from the county 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 255.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from Cuyahoga County 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 34.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Cuyahoga County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (7%)
  • Ukraine (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (5%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Russia (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cuyahoga County (%):

  • German (12%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • Polish (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • United States or American (4%)
  • Slovak (3%)

Cuyahoga County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 490,729 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 56,570 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 33,909 (5%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 1,011 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2,749 (0%)
  • Railroad: 649 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 14 (0%)
  • Taxi: 578 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 199 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,122 (0%)
  • Walked: 15,661 (3%)
  • Other means: 3,431 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 16,254 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Cuyahoga County, Ohio in 2000:

  • 12,232 people in nursing homes
  • 6,651 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,217 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2,380 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,039 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 835 people in religious group quarters
  • 726 people in state prisons
  • 383 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 375 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 371 people in other group homes
  • 332 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 312 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 299 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 257 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 230 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 162 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 140 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 122 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 118 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 91 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 67 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 28 people in halfway houses
  • 27 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 20 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 9 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 6 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 5 people in military ships

People in group quarters in Cuyahoga County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 10,958 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8,268 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,437 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,682 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,496 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 1,475 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 722 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 470 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 385 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 365 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 339 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 333 people in state prisons
  • 177 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 97 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 37 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 10 people in maritime/merchant vessels
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,094.

3.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,845 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.35%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($415 average AGI)
Cuyahoga County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.03%

1.87% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($20,007 average AGI)
1.45% relocated from other states ($22,423 average AGI)
Cuyahoga County:

1.45%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lorain County, OH  0.34% ($35,089 average AGI)
from Summit County, OH  0.31% ($37,970)
from Lake County, OH  0.29% ($35,321)
from Medina County, OH  0.19% ($38,263)
from Franklin County, OH  0.12% ($33,019)
from Portage County, OH  0.11% ($35,676)
from Geauga County, OH  0.08% ($40,280)


4.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,035 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($603 average AGI)
Cuyahoga County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.04%

2.11% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($23,159 average AGI)
2.00% relocated to other states ($26,272 average AGI)
Cuyahoga County:

2.00%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lorain County, OH  0.40% ($50,279 average AGI)
to Lake County, OH  0.34% ($38,243)
to Summit County, OH  0.33% ($45,425)
to Medina County, OH  0.27% ($49,854)
to Franklin County, OH  0.17% ($38,154)
to Portage County, OH  0.12% ($39,180)
to Geauga County, OH  0.09% ($65,953)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Cuyahoga County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Cuyahoga County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 9.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Cuyahoga County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 230,176 (202,342 aged, 27,834 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.33
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 20614.96
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 491.260
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54105.56

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1245.020
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1105.880
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.79

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 71.49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 102.220

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.56
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 5446.584

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 77.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.6
  • Cut/Pierce - 10.0
  • Suffocation - 2.6
  • Fire/Burn - 2.2
  • Other - 16.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 107.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 48.6
  • Suffocation - 25.6
  • Poisoning - 19.6
  • Fall - 6.3
  • Cut/Pierce - 3.0
  • Other - 4.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,250,871

Size of family households: 142,073 2-persons, 77,013 3-persons, 58,185 4-persons, 26,707 5-persons, 9,952 6-persons, 6,066 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 193,371 1-person, 27,627 2-persons, 2,800 3-persons, 887 4-persons, 253 5-persons, 65 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

198,905 married couples with children.
109,794 single-parent households (15,764 men, 94,030 women).

88.9% of residents of Cuyahoga County speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
5.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $10,166,009,000 ($7525 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $389,149,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,411,056,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $2,486,177,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $61,580,000
Federal grants: $2,451,033,000
Federal procurement contracts: $677,500,000 ($202,033,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,078,664,000 ($136,662,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $46,969,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $660,798,000
Federal Government insurance: $146,566,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 94,288
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 78,598
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +15,406
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -87,532
Here -66 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Cuyahoga County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 261.14 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,784
  • 2000 to 2004: 27,618
  • 1990 to 1999: 32,884
  • 1980 to 1989: 34,790
  • 1970 to 1979: 58,689
  • 1960 to 1969: 85,390
  • 1950 to 1959: 125,998
  • 1940 to 1949: 60,512
  • 1939 or earlier: 188,880
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 176
  • 2 rooms: 1,012
  • 3 rooms: 4,986
  • 4 rooms: 18,769
  • 5 rooms: 66,499
  • 6 rooms: 95,233
  • 7 rooms: 69,477
  • 8 rooms: 52,630
  • 9+ rooms: 52,206
  • 1 room: 6,573
  • 2 rooms: 15,304
  • 3 rooms: 42,317
  • 4 rooms: 49,610
  • 5 rooms: 55,998
  • 6 rooms: 24,216
  • 7 rooms: 9,099
  • 8 rooms: 4,298
  • 9+ rooms: 3,054
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 562
  • 1 bedroom: 6,039
  • 2 bedrooms: 61,990
  • 3 bedrooms: 186,638
  • 4 bedrooms: 87,461
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18,298
  • no bedroom: 8,193
  • 1 bedroom: 66,235
  • 2 bedrooms: 92,191
  • 3 bedrooms: 34,087
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,673
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,090
Cars and other vehicles available in Cuyahoga County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 21,008
  • 1 vehicle: 120,924
  • 2 vehicles: 158,371
  • 3 vehicles: 45,669
  • 4 vehicles: 11,506
  • 5+ vehicles: 3,510
  • no vehicle: 56,997
  • 1 vehicle: 107,822
  • 2 vehicles: 39,024
  • 3 vehicles: 5,061
  • 4 vehicles: 819
  • 5+ vehicles: 746

61% of Cuyahoga County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Ohio.

Cuyahoga County:

60.7%
State average:

58.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $97,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cuyahoga County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (94.1%)
  • Electricity (4.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (75.6%)
  • Electricity (18.4%)
  • Other fuel (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 32,841
Here:

19.8%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12,563
Here:

16.2%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18,571
Here:

32.2%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Cuyahoga County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $40,008,000
    Hospitals: $25,995,000
    General - Other: $19,844,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,916,000
    Health - Other: $1,519,000
    Air Transportation: $844,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $758,000
    Sewerage: $294,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $536,917,000
    Health - Other: $322,843,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $301,379,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $172,577,000
    General - Other: $84,398,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $83,735,000
    Correctional Institutions: $64,857,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $35,789,000
    Financial Administration: $28,373,000
    Corrections - Other: $27,796,000
    Police Protection: $25,809,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $15,694,000
    Regular Highways: $13,731,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,887,000
    Sewerage: $9,568,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,341,000
    Parking Facilities: $3,629,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,474,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,106,000
    Air Transportation: $1,599,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $538,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $200,708,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing and Community Development: $15,778,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,210,000
    Correctional Institutions: $672,000
    Corrections - Other: $288,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $24,781,000
    Hospitals: $13,474,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,576,000
    General - Other: $4,049,000
    Health - Other: $2,987,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,028,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,006,000
    Regular Highways: $716,000
    Sewerage: $575,000
    Police Protection: $119,000
    Financial Administration: $114,000
    Corrections - Other: $45,000
    Air Transportation: $35,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $708,795,000

Cuyahoga County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $340,568,000
    All Other: $33,715,000
    Sewerage: $3,178,000
    Parking Facilities: $2,368,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,966,000
    Air Transportation: $919,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $19,457,000
    Air Transportation: $394,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
    All Other: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,145,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,416,000
    Highways: $664,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $197,876,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $51,426,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,993,000
    Special Assessments: $253,000
    Rents: $136,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $503,217,000
    Health and Hospitals: $260,110,000
    All Other: $86,621,000
    General Local Government Support: $69,752,000
    Highways: $19,878,000
  • Tax - Property: $335,818,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $168,990,000
    NEC: $28,737,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $16,955,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $10,973,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $4,004,000

Cuyahoga County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,770,725,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,636,992,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $577,051,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $567,420,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $368,921,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $235,188,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,690,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $160,059,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,950,000

Cuyahoga County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $588,234,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,776,490,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Cuyahoga County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Cuyahoga County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 485 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 ORIGINATED4,242$114,3164,471$151,49314,366$160,0681,335$31,12147$1,332,851822$87,79310$78,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED176$103,426258$161,5121,607$152,013403$24,0474$1,573,750158$70,63311$42,091
APPLICATIONS DENIED674$107,559687$114,9776,976$138,2212,868$22,22916$712,938778$66,19732$34,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN422$108,543417$158,5253,024$154,422241$45,2457$4,028,714220$88,1954$74,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS76$106,737107$152,7381,194$147,87087$57,7930$093$86,6450$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 301 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED665$154,217277$180,1776$78,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED155$145,445158$177,60120$86,300
APPLICATIONS DENIED121$148,752124$169,3315$222,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN44$167,45540$195,3000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS31$145,93516$165,9383$92,333

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Cuyahoga County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18,58174.8 years
Mary17,66480.3 years
Joseph11,27675.5 years
William10,67273.8 years
Helen8,95979.8 years
James8,86271.2 years
Frank8,12676.1 years
Anna7,91482.7 years
Robert7,73070.1 years
George7,38675.0 years
Most common last names in Cuyahoga County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4,15573.9 years
Williams2,85172.9 years
Johnson2,81872.8 years
Jones2,46372.3 years
Brown2,39374.2 years
Miller2,35376.1 years
Davis1,76873.2 years
Thomas1,75973.2 years
Jackson1,49872.0 years
Harris1,26471.9 years
Businesses in Cuyahoga County, OH
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Jones New York17
ALDI11Journeys4
ALDO4Justice5
AMF Bowling1KFC14
AT&T22Kincaid8
Abercrombie & Fitch3Kmart5
Abercrombie Kids2Kohl's4
Ace Hardware4La Quinta3
Advance Auto Parts19La-Z-Boy3
Aeropostale5Lane Bryant4
American Eagle Outfitters6Lane Furniture21
Ann Taylor7LensCrafters7
Apple Store2Little Caesars Pizza17
Applebee's13Long John Silver's3
Arby's19Lowe's4
Audi2Macy's5
AutoZone19Marriott19
Avenue5Marshalls5
BMW2MasterBrand Cabinets45
Bakers1Mazda2
Bakers Square2McDonald's57
Bally Total Fitness6Men's Wearhouse4
Banana Republic3Motel 61
Barnes & Noble2Motherhood Maternity9
Baskin-Robbins10New Balance15
Bath & Body Works11New York & Co4
Bed Bath & Beyond8Nike74
Ben & Jerry's2Nissan4
Best Western1Nordstrom2
Blockbuster11OfficeMax11
Brooks Brothers2Old Navy4
Brookstone1Olive Garden4
Budget Car Rental3Outback4
Buffalo Wild Wings4Outback Steakhouse4
Burger King46Pac Sun1
CVS47Panda Express1
Cache3Panera Bread17
Caribou Coffee11Papa John's Pizza12
Casual Male XL2Payless21
Catherines3Penske11
Charlotte Russe3PetSmart3
Chevrolet4Pier 1 Imports4
Chick-Fil-A5Pizza Hut17
Chico's4Plato's Closet3
Chipotle17Popeyes12
Chuck E. Cheese's3Pottery Barn1
Church's Chicken5Pottery Barn Kids1
Cinnabon 1Qdoba Mexican Grill5
Circle K18Quiznos14
Clarion1RadioShack27
Clarks3Ramada1
Cold Stone Creamery3Red Lobster4
Coldwater Creek3Red Robin3
Comfort Inn4Red Roof Inn3
Costco2Rite Aid27
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday4
Crate & Barrel1Rue212
Curves18Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
DHL7SAS Shoes6
Dairy Queen20SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn2Saks Fifth Avenue1
Deb3Sam's Club2
Decora Cabinetry10Sears19
Dennys6Sephora3
Domino's Pizza9Sheraton1
DressBarn6Shoe Carnival1
Dressbarn5Skechers USA3
Dunkin Donuts21Soma Intimates2
Econo Lodge1Spencer Gifts3
Eddie Bauer2Sprint Nextel10
Express4Staples5
Extended Stay America2Starbucks38
Extended Stay Deluxe1Steak 'n Shake5
Famous Footwear10Studio Plus Deluxe Studios2
Fashion Bug4Subaru2
FedEx171Subway62
Finish Line5Super 83
Firestone Complete Auto Care12T-Mobile57
Foot Locker5T.G.I. Driday's4
Ford8T.J.Maxx6
Forever 213Taco Bell24
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Talbots3
GNC25Target8
GameStop25The Athlete's Foot1
Gap4The Cheesecake Factory2
Goodwill7The Limited3
Gymboree4The Room Place2
H&M4Torrid1
H&R Block45Toyota4
Haworth2Toys"R"Us7
Hilton15Trader Joe's2
Holiday Inn15Travelodge2
Hollister Co.3True Value11
Home Depot10U-Haul50
HomeTown Buffet1UPS265
Homestead Studio Suites2Urban Outfitters1
Honda5Value City Furniture3
Hot Topic3Vans8
Houlihan's3Verizon Wireless12
Howard Johnson1Victoria's Secret7
Hyatt2Volkswagen2
Hyundai4Walgreens37
IHOP4Walmart8
J. Jill1Wendy's29
J.Crew2Wet Seal4
JCPenney5White Castle4
Jimmy John's5Whole Foods Market2
JoS. A. Bank5YMCA11

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