Cuyahoga County, Ohio Population 2020

Cuyahoga County, Ohio's estimated population is 1,248,371 with a growth rate of -0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cuyahoga County, Ohio is the 2nd largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20181,243,857-4,514-0.36%
20171,248,371-6,111-0.49%
20161,254,482-4,441-0.35%
20151,258,923-4,360-0.35%
20141,263,283-2,195-0.17%
20131,265,478-602-0.05%
20121,266,080-4,144-0.33%
20111,270,224-7,872-0.62%
20101,278,096-134,044-9.49%
19901,412,140-86,260-5.76%
19801,498,400-222,900-12.95%
19701,721,30073,4054.45%
19601,647,895258,36318.59%
19501,389,532172,28214.15%
19401,217,25015,7951.31%
19301,201,455257,96027.34%
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%

How Many People Live in Cuyahoga County, Ohio?

1,248,371

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White784,68362.59%
Black or African American371,29829.61%
Two or More Races38,1163.04%
Asian36,8762.94%
Some Other Race18,9891.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,5160.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3050.02%

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Median Age

40.3


Total

38.3


Male

42.3


Female

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Adults

There are 989,091 adults, (217,416 of whom are seniors) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

656,136

52.33%

Male

597,647

47.67%

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Households and Families

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All58.4%41.6%
Male50.5%49.5%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Female41.2%58.8%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All538,5312.2758.4
Non Family235,7931.1845.4
Married194,2193.0882.8
Female84,1603.2441.2
Male24,3593.150.5

3.05

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade25,3962.90%
9th to 12th Grade67,8687.75%
High School Graduate245,16428.00%
Some College191,00921.82%
Associates Degree66,8417.63%
Bachelors Degree163,40318.66%
Graduate Degree115,85613.23%

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White558,742518,731217,143
Black237,911199,93135,061
Hispanic40,20629,6256,313
Asian26,38022,98716,750
Multiple Races13,86912,1934,094
Other Race11,4568,2711,365
Native American2,3071,604266
Islander19318959

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 97.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,078$43,951$32,883
Less Than High School$20,459$24,126$16,615
High School Grad$28,342$32,527$23,829
Some College$33,334$39,091$30,448
Bachelors Degree$51,804$61,009$44,477
Graduate Degree$69,450$84,633$59,290

$38,078

Average Earnings

$43,951

Average Male

$32,883

Average Female

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Language

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Language by Age

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Language

88.24% of Cuyahoga County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 11.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.41% of the population.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Poverty

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black363,300119,48932.89%
White727,00669,6799.58%
Hispanic71,39220,86029.22%
Multiple37,1519,43525.40%
Other18,8695,85631.04%
Asian35,7494,96213.88%
Native3,4411,20034.87%
Islander2905719.66%

18.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.82%

Male Poverty Rate

19.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cuyahoga County, Ohio is Native, with 34.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cuyahoga County, Ohio is White, with 9.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.96%
High School18.37%
Some College14.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.41%
Male Unemployed38.53%
Female Employed9.29%
Male Employed6.11%

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Income

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,435$72,314
Families$66,174$92,029
Married Families$89,932$117,755
Non Families$30,915$44,971

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Marital Status

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Veterans

67,612

Number of Veterans

62,149

Male Veterans

5,463

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24,222
First Gulf War9,120
Second Gulf War7,632
Korea6,812
World War II4,434
Name Veterans % of Total
White46,3787.17%
Black19,5677.07%
Hispanic1,8063.70%
2 or More7954.34%
Asian3381.12%
Other3162.34%
Indian1696.21%
Hawaiian4920.85%

$Cuyahoga County, Ohio Veterans by Education

9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Employment Status

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.27%

Born in Ohio

92.77%

Native Born

7.23%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.77% of Cuyahoga County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 73.27% having been born in Ohio. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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