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:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

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

 
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Total Population
381,009

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.5%
5 - 17:
16.1%
18 - 24:
10.9%
25 - 34:
15.2%
35 - 54:
24.2%
55 - 64:
13.6%
Over 65 Years:
13.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
5.4%
5.4%
High School Graduates
79.6%
79.6%
College Graduated
16.6%
16.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Cleveland
$20,085
$20,085
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Cleveland
$29,008
$29,008
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
34.6%

Employment Industries in Cleveland

 
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Healthcare
19.0%
19.0%
Manufacturing
13.5%
13.5%
Retail
10.3%
10.3%
Accommodation
10.2%
10.2%
Education
6.5%
6.5%
Administration
5.5%
5.5%
Public Service
4.6%
4.6%
Other
4.6%
4.6%
Transportation
4.5%
4.5%
Construction
4.3%
4.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.2%
4.2%
Finance
3.8%
3.8%
Arts
2.3%
2.3%
Wholesale
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
33.7%
33.7%
Black Or African American
49.0%
49.0%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
2.3%
2.3%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.2%
3.2%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
11.6%
11.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
9.2%
9.2%
Irish
8.6%
8.6%
Italian
4.8%
4.8%
Polish
3.8%
3.8%
English
2.7%
2.7%
Hungarian
1.5%
1.5%
Slovak
1.2%
1.2%
French
0.8%
0.8%
African
0.8%
0.8%
Slovene
0.7%
0.7%
Czech
0.6%
0.6%
Scottish
0.5%
0.5%
Ukrainian
0.5%
0.5%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
European
0.5%
0.5%
Dutch
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
Romanian
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
Croatian
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
86.2%
86.2%
Spanish
8.8%
8.8%
Arabic
0.8%
0.8%
Chinese
0.7%
0.7%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
Other Indo-European
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Serbo-Croatian
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Cleveland Residents:
5.4%