Berea, Ohio Population 2024

18,292

Berea is a city located in Cuyahoga County Ohio. Berea has a 2024 population of 18,292. Berea is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -1.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,498 in 2020.

The average household income in Berea is $84,252 with a poverty rate of 9.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Berea is 36.4 years, 36.6 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Berea Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Berea was:

  • White: 81.03%
  • Black or African American: 8.71%
  • Two or more races: 6.61%
  • Asian: 2.27%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.09%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
5.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,220.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.11% (-206)
The current population of Berea, Ohio is 18,292 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,498.

Berea, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,03181.03%
Black or African American1,6158.71%
Two or more races1,2276.61%
Asian4222.27%
Other race1710.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander680.37%
Native American160.09%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Berea Population by Race

Berea Population Pyramid 2024

Berea Median Age

36.4

Total

36.6

Male

36.3

Female

Berea Adults

There are 15,079 adults, (3,237 of whom are seniors) in Berea.

Berea Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Berea Sex Ratio

Female9,92053.48%
Male8,63046.52%

Berea Population by Age

Berea Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,1152.3171.828.2
Non Family3,2021.2659.140.9
Married2,7413.191.78.3
Female8413.3763.936.1
Male3313.1250.549.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Berea Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade910.77%
9th to 12th Grade4203.56%
High School Graduate2,97925.28%
Some College2,85324.21%
Associates Degree1,0018.49%
Bachelors Degree2,58621.95%
Graduate Degree1,85415.73%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Berea Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Berea Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,1039,7023,827
Black854781267
2+ Races423402185
Hispanic27424084
Asian204204133
Other Race70546

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.2%.

Berea Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$51,648$58,271$45,808
Less Than 9th Grade$30,833$43,214$24,470
High School Graduate$31,146$37,039$25,000
Some College$46,053$55,651$34,321
Bachelors Degree$70,000$74,545$67,070
Graduate Degree$70,429$77,109$68,144

$51,648

Average Earnings

$58,271

Average Male

$45,808

Average Female

Berea Earnings by Educational Attainment

Berea Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Berea Language

95.48% of Berea residents speak only English, while 4.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Berea Language

Berea Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,3621,2659.47%
Multiple1,13711610.2%
Black1,2621149.03%
Hispanic5569617.27%
Other1484329.05%
Native1616100%
Islander681420.59%
Asian22773.08%

9.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.27%

Male Poverty Rate

12.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berea

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berea is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berea is Asian, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.01%.

Berea Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.06%
Less Than 9th Grade12.71%
Some College9.26%
Bachelors or Greater1.79%

Berea Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.64%
Male Unemployed16.55%
Female Employed9.51%
Male Employed3.41%

Berea Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Berea Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$67,493$84,252
Families$93,135$101,380
Married Families$108,607$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,752$59,640

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Berea Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Berea Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Berea Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Berea Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Berea Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,009

Number of Veterans

976

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam318
First Gulf War254
Second Gulf War191
Korea101
World War II26

Berea Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54291
75+284
65 to 74228
55 to 64137
18 to 3469

Berea Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8776.93%
Black1018.09%
Hispanic265.86%
Other Race1714.53%
2+ Races121.88%
Asian20.53%

Berea Veterans by Race

Berea Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berea Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Berea Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Berea Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Berea Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.22%

Born in Berea

97.77%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.77% of Berea residents were born in the United States, with 76.22% having been born in Ohio. 1.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Berea Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,034-52-0.29%
202818,086-51-0.28%
202718,137-52-0.29%
202618,189-51-0.28%
202518,240-52-0.28%
202418,292-51-0.28%
202318,343-52-0.28%
202218,395-183-0.99%
202118,578800.43%
202018,498-122-0.66%
201918,620-37-0.2%
201818,657-198-1.05%
201718,855-92-0.49%
201618,94780.04%
201518,939-116-0.61%
201419,05580.04%
201319,047-14-0.07%
201219,061-96-0.5%
201119,157-7-0.04%
201019,1641941.02%
200018,970-81-0.43%
199019,051-516-2.64%
198019,567-2,898-12.9%
197022,4655,87335.4%
196016,5924,54137.68%
195012,0516,026100.02%
19406,0253285.76%
19305,6972,73892.53%
19202,95935013.42%
19102,609993.94%
19002,510-23-0.91%
18902,53300%
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Berea Population by Year