Cleveland Heights, Ohio Population 2021

43,376
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Cleveland Heights is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 43,376, it is the 26th largest city in Ohio and the 900th largest city in the United States . Cleveland Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -5.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 46,121 in 2010. Cleveland Heights reached it's highest population of 61,813 in 1960. Spanning over 8 miles, Cleveland Heights has a population density of 5,355 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cleveland Heights is $84,757 with a poverty rate of 18.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $965 per month, and the median house value is $128,700. The median age in Cleveland Heights is 35.2 years, 34.8 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Cleveland Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 49.98%
  • Black or African American: 41.04%
  • Asian: 5.30%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Cleveland Heights, Ohio is 43,376 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 44,300.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 46,121.

Cleveland Heights, Ohio Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,27749.98%
Black or African American18,29241.04%
Asian2,3635.30%
Two or More Races1,2592.82%
Some Other Race3160.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Cleveland Heights Population by Race

Cleveland Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Cleveland Heights Median Age

35.2


Total

34.8


Male

35.5


Female

Cleveland Heights Adults

There are 35,133 adults, (7,268 of whom are seniors) in Cleveland Heights.

Cleveland Heights Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cleveland Heights Sex Ratio

Female

24,156

54.20%

Male

20,415

45.80%

Cleveland Heights Population by Age

Cleveland Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cleveland Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All55.3%44.7%
Female46.2%53.8%
Non Family41.9%58.1%
Male31.8%68.2%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cleveland Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0742.2955.3
Non Family8,7801.2841.9
Married6,9483.0478
Female2,7133.3846.2
Male6333.3531.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Cleveland Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2470.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,2734.25%
High School Graduate4,47314.93%
Some College5,50618.38%
Associates Degree2,0146.72%
Bachelors Degree7,56325.24%
Graduate Degree8,88429.65%
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Cleveland Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cleveland Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,37815,10811,093
Black11,72010,6183,207
Asian1,5591,4711,426
Hispanic749733488
2+ Races454448263
Other Race22522188
Native American479
Islander44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.47%.

Cleveland Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,530$49,481$39,917
Less Than 9th Grade$23,275$24,925$13,750
High School Graduate$24,901$27,131$20,833
Some College$30,838$34,024$26,517
Bachelors Degree$49,963$54,469$46,983
Graduate Degree$58,140$70,608$53,820

$43,530

Average Earnings

$49,481

Average Male

$39,917

Average Female

Cleveland Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cleveland Heights Language by Age

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Cleveland Heights Language

89.01% of Cleveland Heights residents speak only English, while 10.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.07% of the population.

Cleveland Heights Language

Cleveland Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black18,1004,32923.92%
White20,8452,30711.07%
Asian2,21983637.67%
Multiple1,19822919.12%
Hispanic1,18621418.04%
Other3167323.10%
Native601118.33%

18.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.99%

Male Poverty Rate

20.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cleveland Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cleveland Heights is Asian, with 37.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cleveland Heights is White, with 11.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.34%.

Cleveland Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.51%
High School20.29%
Some College14.79%
Bachelors or Greater8.86%

Cleveland Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.64%
Male Unemployed23.13%
Female Employed10.70%
Male Employed7.07%

Cleveland Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cleveland Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,768$84,757
Families$79,167$109,074
Married Families$96,659-
Non Families$38,839$54,618
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Income by Household Type

Cleveland Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cleveland Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Cleveland Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cleveland Heights Marital Status by Race

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Cleveland Heights Marital Status

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1,709

Number of Veterans

1,567

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam683
First Gulf War231
Second Gulf War203
Korea98
World War II68

Cleveland Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74521
75+475
35 to 54384
55 to 64256
18 to 3473

Cleveland Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black8986.64%
White7794.23%
Hispanic282.79%
2+ Races283.84%
Asian40.19%

Cleveland Heights Veterans by Race

Cleveland Heights Veterans by Education

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9.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cleveland Heights Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cleveland Heights Employment by Age

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Cleveland Heights Employment by Race

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Cleveland Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.57%

Born in Cleveland Heights

90.88%

Native Born

9.12%

Foreign Born

5.42%

Non Citizen

3.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.88% of Cleveland Heights residents were born in the United States, with 62.57% having been born in Ohio. 5.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cleveland Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202143,376-308-0.71%
202043,684-308-0.70%
201943,992-308-0.70%
201844,300-287-0.64%
201744,587-298-0.66%
201644,885-249-0.55%
201545,134-225-0.50%
201445,359-164-0.36%
201345,523-128-0.28%
201245,651-214-0.47%
201145,865-311-0.67%
201046,176-3,782-0.78%
200049,958-4,094-0.78%
199054,052-2,386-0.43%
198056,438-4,329-0.74%
197060,767-1,046-0.17%
196061,8132,6720.44%
195059,1414,1490.73%
194054,9924,0470.77%
193050,94535,70912.83%
192015,23612,28117.82%
19102,9550.00%

Cleveland Heights Population by Year