East Cleveland, Ohio Population 2024

13,137

East Cleveland is a city located in Cuyahoga County Ohio. East Cleveland has a 2024 population of 13,137. East Cleveland is currently declining at a rate of -1.16% annually and its population has decreased by -4.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,755 in 2020.

The average household income in East Cleveland is $39,755 with a poverty rate of 39.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Cleveland is 39.6 years, 33.1 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

East Cleveland Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 87.97%
  • White: 7.72%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Other race: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,261.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.49% (-618)
The current population of East Cleveland, Ohio is 13,137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,755.

East Cleveland, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American12,25187.97%
White1,0757.72%
Two or more races3092.22%
Asian1821.31%
Other race660.47%
Native American370.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.04%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Cleveland Population by Race

East Cleveland Population Pyramid 2024

East Cleveland Median Age

39.6

Total

33.1

Male

43.4

Female

East Cleveland Adults

There are 10,576 adults, (2,983 of whom are seniors) in East Cleveland.

East Cleveland Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

East Cleveland Sex Ratio

Female7,89156.66%
Male6,03543.34%

East Cleveland Population by Age

East Cleveland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,5762.0630.969.1
Non Family3,7181.0622.577.5
Female1,5593.5234.865.2
Married6783.135842
Male6213.1741.558.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

30.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Cleveland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,20612.8%
Associates Degree8438.95%
Bachelors Degree8649.17%
Graduate Degree5405.73%
High School Graduate3,29534.98%
Less Than 9th Grade3353.56%
Some College2,33824.82%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Cleveland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Cleveland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black8,1416,734955
White856784286
2+ Races18818884
Asian1278558
Other Race664614
Hispanic51515
Native American32322
Islander660

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.67%.

East Cleveland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$30,417$36,597$27,882
Graduate Degree$56,250$78,090$46,618
High School Graduate$25,351$27,938$20,625
Less Than 9th Grade$18,634$20,208$0
Overall$28,032$27,857$28,137
Some College$28,555$26,052$30,278

$28,032

Average Earnings

$27,857

Average Male

$28,137

Average Female

East Cleveland Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Cleveland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Cleveland Language

90.64% of East Cleveland residents speak only English, while 9.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5% of the population.

East Cleveland Language

East Cleveland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black11,9834,98641.61%
White90524827.4%
Multiple3095317.15%
Other613963.93%
Hispanic1401913.57%
Native30930%

39.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.01%

Male Poverty Rate

41.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Cleveland

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Cleveland is Other, with 63.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Cleveland is Hispanic, with 13.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.72%.

East Cleveland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.42%
High School38.38%
Some College25.78%
Bachelors or Greater23.35%

East Cleveland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed77.41%
Male Unemployed63.53%
Female Employed20.09%
Male Employed12.7%

East Cleveland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Cleveland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$37,625$56,541
Households$23,004$39,755
Married Families$48,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$16,828$23,985

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Cleveland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

14.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.3%

Male Marriage Rate

13.8%

Female Marriage Rate

East Cleveland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Cleveland Marriage

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

East Cleveland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Cleveland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

629

Number of Veterans

456

Male Veterans

173

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam251
Second Gulf War110
First Gulf War96
Korea33
World War II13

East Cleveland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+186
65 to 74182
35 to 54117
55 to 6498
18 to 3446

East Cleveland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black4755.13%
White11112.63%
2+ Races188.49%
Native American1443.75%
Other Race1116.67%
Hispanic1115.71%

East Cleveland Veterans by Race

East Cleveland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Cleveland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

19.3%

Unemployment Rate

East Cleveland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Cleveland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Cleveland 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

76.58%

Born in East Cleveland

95.19%

Native Born

4.81%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

3.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.19% of East Cleveland residents were born in the United States, with 76.58% having been born in Ohio. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

East Cleveland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,364-155-1.24%
202812,519-154-1.22%
202712,673-155-1.21%
202612,828-154-1.19%
202512,982-155-1.18%
202413,137-154-1.16%
202313,291-155-1.15%
202213,446-157-1.15%
202113,603-152-1.11%
202013,755-3,173-18.74%
201916,928-112-0.66%
201817,040-111-0.65%
201717,151-118-0.68%
201617,269-99-0.57%
201517,368-91-0.52%
201417,459-69-0.39%
201317,528-48-0.27%
201217,576-85-0.48%
201117,661-119-0.67%
201017,780-9,437-34.67%
200027,217-5,879-17.76%
199033,096-3,861-10.45%
198036,957-2,643-6.67%
197039,6001,6094.24%
196037,991-2,056-5.13%
195040,0475521.4%
194039,495-172-0.43%
193039,66712,37545.34%
192027,29218,113197.33%
19109,1796,422232.93%
19002,757-119-4.14%
18902,87600%
18802,87600%
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East Cleveland Population by Year