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Cleveland Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2023.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Cleveland Population & Age Distribution

Total Population

361,607

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.8%
5 - 17:
15.9%
18 - 24:
9.8%
25 - 34:
16.7%
35 - 54:
23.6%
55 - 64:
14.0%
Over 65 Years:
14.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
5.1%
5.1%
82.6%
82.6%
19.2%
19.2%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Income

Per capita Income

Cleveland
USA
$23,415
$23,415
$37,638
$37,638

Median household income

Cleveland
USA
$33,678
$33,678
$69,021
$69,021
Individuals Below Poverty Level

31.4%

Employment Industries

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Healthcare
Manufacturing
Retail
Accommodation
Education
Administration
Transportation
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Other
Construction
Finance
Public Service
Wholesale
Arts
20.1%
20.1%
12.1%
12.1%
10.3%
10.3%
8.6%
8.6%
6.4%
6.4%
5.3%
5.3%
5.2%
5.2%
4.9%
4.9%
4.7%
4.7%
4.5%
4.5%
4.4%
4.4%
4.4%
4.4%
2.4%
2.4%
2.4%
2.4%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Race & Ethnic Diversity

Black or African American
White
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
American Indian and Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
46.7%
46.7%
34.0%
34.0%
12.2%
12.2%
4.6%
4.6%
2.4%
2.4%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Ancestry

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German
Irish
Italian
Polish
English
Hungarian
Slovak
African
French
Slovene
Scottish
Czech
Dutch
European
Scots-Irish
Greek
Romanian
Croatian
Ukrainian
Russian
9.5%
9.5%
8.5%
8.5%
4.6%
4.6%
3.9%
3.9%
3.2%
3.2%
1.5%
1.5%
1.1%
1.1%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Languages Spoken

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English
Spanish
Arabic
Chinese
Langs. of India
French
Other Indo-European
Slavic languages
African languages
Vietnamese
German/Yiddish
Native American languages
Tagalog
Polish
Serbo-Croatian
Italian
Other Asian languages
Russian
Hungarian
Laotian
85.4%
85.4%
9.2%
9.2%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0% 100%
% of Residents
Foreign Born Cleveland Residents

6.0%