Garfield Heights, Ohio Population 2021

27,068
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Garfield Heights is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 27,068, it is the 52nd largest city in Ohio and the 1418th largest city in the United States . Garfield Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -6.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,849 in 2010. Garfield Heights reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Garfield Heights has a population density of 3,744 people per square mile.

The average household income in Garfield Heights is $56,414 with a poverty rate of 17.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $932 per month, and the median house value is $72,700. The median age in Garfield Heights is 39.3 years, 36.1 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Garfield Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Garfield Heightswas:

  • Black or African American: 48.40%
  • White: 47.60%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Garfield Heights, Ohio is 27,068 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,448.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,849.

Garfield Heights, Ohio Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American13,46348.40%
White13,23947.60%
Two or More Races6342.28%
Some Other Race2340.84%
Asian1960.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.02%
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Garfield Heights Population by Race

Garfield Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Garfield Heights Median Age

39.3


Total

36.1


Male

42.1


Female

Garfield Heights Adults

There are 21,342 adults, (4,591 of whom are seniors) in Garfield Heights.

Garfield Heights Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Garfield Heights Sex Ratio

Female

15,297

55.00%

Male

12,517

45.00%

Garfield Heights Population by Age

Garfield Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Garfield Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female39%61%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
All62.3%37.7%
Male69%31%
Married83%17%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Garfield Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5692.3762.3
Non Family4,8441.1757.7
Married3,6803.0983
Female2,4833.3539
Male5623.5169

3.11

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Garfield Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3571.87%
9th to 12th Grade1,91110.00%
High School Graduate7,43338.91%
Some College4,78625.05%
Associates Degree1,7188.99%
Bachelors Degree1,8319.58%
Graduate Degree1,0685.59%
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Garfield Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Garfield Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,1838,9071,586
Black8,1497,2191,060
Hispanic537476174
Asian16315487
2+ Races14913717
Other Race10610636
Native American2815
Islander66

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 53.37%.

Garfield Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,777$41,735$30,090
Less Than 9th Grade$21,404$30,382$15,350
High School Graduate$31,845$38,662$24,570
Some College$35,036$46,304$28,820
Bachelors Degree$43,481$44,047$42,895
Graduate Degree$50,293$52,092$44,550

$34,777

Average Earnings

$41,735

Average Male

$30,090

Average Female

Garfield Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garfield Heights Language by Age

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Garfield Heights Language

94.98% of Garfield Heights residents speak only English, while 5.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Garfield Heights Language

Garfield Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black13,3313,37825.34%
White12,4251,2349.93%
Hispanic87711813.45%
Multiple63311718.48%
Asian1963015.31%
Native422764.29%
Other234114.70%

17.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.08%

Male Poverty Rate

19.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garfield Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garfield Heights is Native, with 64.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garfield Heights is Other, with 4.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.85%.

Garfield Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.86%
High School12.39%
Some College11.45%
Bachelors or Greater9.69%

Garfield Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.34%
Male Unemployed38.92%
Female Employed11.09%
Male Employed6.55%

Garfield Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garfield Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,971$56,414
Families$57,357$64,390
Married Families$73,942-
Non Families$30,410$42,120
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Income by Household Type

Garfield Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Garfield Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Garfield Heights Marriage

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

Garfield Heights Marital Status by Race

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Garfield Heights Marital Status

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1,495

Number of Veterans

1,352

Male Veterans

143

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam418
First Gulf War262
Second Gulf War173
World War II119
Korea119

Garfield Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+440
35 to 54332
65 to 74315
55 to 64272
18 to 34136

Garfield Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8847.84%
Black5956.23%
Hispanic213.59%
Other Race117.48%
2+ Races53.18%

Garfield Heights Veterans by Race

Garfield Heights Veterans by Education

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6.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garfield Heights Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Garfield Heights Employment by Age

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Garfield Heights Employment by Race

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Garfield 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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83.49%

Born in Garfield Heights

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

1.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.08% of Garfield Heights residents were born in the United States, with 83.49% having been born in Ohio. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Garfield Heights Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202127,068-190-0.70%
202027,258-190-0.69%
201927,448-190-0.69%
201827,638-176-0.63%
201727,814-191-0.68%
201628,005-153-0.54%
201528,158-144-0.51%
201428,302-110-0.39%
201328,412-70-0.25%
201228,482-128-0.45%
201128,610-187-0.65%
201028,797-1,937-0.65%
200030,734-1,005-0.32%
199031,739-3,199-0.96%
198034,938-6,479-1.69%
197041,4172,9620.74%
196038,45516,7935.91%
195021,6624,6732.46%
194016,9891,4000.86%
193015,58913,03919.85%
19202,5500.00%

Garfield Heights Population by Year