Cuyahoga County, Ohio Population 2021

Cuyahoga County, Ohio's estimated population is 1,221,780 with a growth rate of -0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cuyahoga County, Ohio is the null largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 1,278,090 and has seen a growth of -4.41% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,221,780-6,650-0.54%
20201,228,430-6,640-0.54%
20191,235,070-6,650-0.54%
20181,241,720-5,860-0.47%
20171,247,580-6,560-0.52%
20161,254,140-4,600-0.37%
20151,258,740-4,460-0.35%
20141,263,200-2,240-0.18%
20131,265,440-670-0.05%
20121,266,110-4,220-0.33%
20111,270,330-7,760-0.61%
20101,278,090-134,050-9.49%
19901,412,140-86,260-5.76%
19801,498,400-222,900-12.95%
19701,721,30073,4004.45%
19601,647,900258,37018.59%
19501,389,530172,28014.15%
19401,217,25015,7901.31%
19301,201,460257,96527.34%
1920943,495306,07048.02%
1910637,425198,30545.16%
1900439,120129,15041.67%
1890309,970113,02757.39%
1880196,94364,93349.19%
1870132,01053,97769.17%
186078,03329,93462.23%
185048,09921,59381.46%
184026,50616,133155.53%
183010,3734,04563.92%
18206,3284,869333.72%
18101,4590.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.54%
County Website
State
Founded
May 1, 1810
County Seat
2010 Population
1,278,090
Growth Since 2010
-4.41%
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Cuyahoga County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White778,51962.41%
Black or African American368,96929.58%
Two or More Races38,7833.11%
Asian37,8793.04%
Some Other Race19,5351.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,2800.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4860.04%
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Cuyahoga County, Ohio Population By Race

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2021

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio Median Age

40.4


Total

38.4


Male

42.3


Female

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Adults

There are 986,297 adults, (221,367 of whom are seniors) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Mujer

652,845

52.33%

Masculino

594,606

47.67%

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Population by Age

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All58.2%41.8%
Masculino49.8%50.2%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Mujer41.3%58.7%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All540,9652.2558.2
Non Family239,1041.1845.4
Married194,2113.0682.4
Mujer83,0253.2141.3
Masculino24,6253.0749.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade25,2352.88%
9th to 12th Grade63,8497.30%
High School Graduate242,97727.76%
Some College189,95921.70%
Associates Degree68,5067.83%
Bachelors Degree166,61019.04%
Graduate Degree118,09813.49%
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Cuyahoga County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White554,913517,066220,605
Black239,432203,64836,125
Hispanic41,65731,0367,034
Asian27,19023,42416,960
2+ Races13,95712,4024,205
Other Race11,8278,6941,548
Native American2,1691,439253
Islander28824586

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.38%.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$39,710$45,771$34,003
Less Than 9th Grade$21,089$25,336$16,944
High School Graduate$28,873$33,197$24,287
Some College$34,703$40,980$31,096
Bachelors Degree$53,121$62,968$46,288
Graduate Degree$70,823$85,731$61,041

$39,710

Average Earnings

$45,771

Average Male

$34,003

Average Female

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Language by Age

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio Language

87.80% of Cuyahoga County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 12.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Language

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black360,813112,76431.25%
White719,95767,4349.37%
Hispanic72,94320,72828.42%
Multiple37,7129,55225.33%
Other19,4026,21832.05%
Asian36,6635,08713.88%
Native3,2371,15035.53%
Islander47424852.32%

17.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.33%

Male Poverty Rate

18.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cuyahoga County, Ohio is Islander, with 52.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cuyahoga County, Ohio is White, with 9.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.50%.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.30%
High School18.36%
Some College14.13%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.58%
Male Unemployed36.18%
Female Employed8.95%
Male Employed6.13%

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,366$74,923
Families$68,520$95,681
Married Families$92,733$122,044
Non Families$32,208$46,581
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Income by Household Type

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio 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.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio Marital Status

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64,881

Number of Veterans

59,555

Male Veterans

5,326

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam23,691
First Gulf War9,066
Second Gulf War8,120
Korea6,047
World War II3,645

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+18,245
65 to 7417,661
35 to 5412,667
55 to 6412,277
18 to 344,031

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White44,5406.93%
Black18,6846.75%
Hispanic1,7203.42%
2+ Races8544.62%
Other Race3442.45%
Asian2810.90%
Native American1546.11%
Islander247.16%

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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9.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio 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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73.01%

Born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

92.45%

Native Born

7.55%

Foreign Born

3.00%

Non Citizen

4.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.45% of Cuyahoga County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 73.01% having been born in Ohio. 3.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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