Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

1219 Ontario St
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: (216) 443-7010
Fax: (216) 443-5091
www.cuyahogacounty.us

On the northeastern border of OH, bordered on north by Lake Erie; organized Jun 7, 1808 from Geauga County. Name Origin: For the Cuyahoga River, which runs through it; from an Indian word, exact origin uncertain. Possibly from Cayahaga 'crooked,' or Cuyahoganuk 'lake river,' or the Iroquoian word for 'river.'

Area (sq mi):: 1245.56 (land 458.49; water 787.07) Population per square mile: 2912.40
Population 2005: 1,335,317 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.20%; 1990-2000 -1.30% Population 2000: 1,393,978 (White 65.90%; Black or African American 27.40%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 1.80%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 6.40%. Median age: 37.30
Income 2000: per capita $22,272; median household $39,168; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $32,523-$34,439
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cleveland County seat (458,684)
  • Parma (82,672)
  • Lakewood (53,971)
  • Euclid (50,398)
  • Cleveland Heights (48,643)
  • Strongsville (44,315)
  • North Olmsted (33,105)
  • Westlake (31,535)
  • North Royalton (29,497)
  • Garfield Heights (29,445)
  • Shaker Heights (28,084)
  • East Cleveland (25,924)
  • Maple Heights (25,068)
  • South Euclid (22,504)
  • Solon (22,309)
  • Parma Heights (20,954)
  • Brook Park (20,296)
  • Rocky River (19,910)
  • Mayfield Heights (18,538)
  • Berea (18,276)
  • Broadview Heights (17,223)
  • Fairview Park (16,754)
  • Middleburg Heights (15,527)
  • Bay Village (15,439)
  • Lyndhurst (14,600)
  • Warrensville Heights (14,444)
  • Bedford (13,583)
  • University Heights (13,553)
  • Brecksville (13,377)
  • Seven Hills (12,002)
  • Beachwood (11,680)
  • Brooklyn (11,051)
  • Bedford Heights (11,015)
  • Richmond Heights (10,623)

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    28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cuyahoga County Council has approved legislation to partner with FirstMerit Corporation(Nasdaq: FMER) for naming rights for the Cleveland Convention Center.
    Recognizing the need for close collaboration between the to-be-constructed Hilton Cleveland Downtown hotel (the Hotel ), owned by Cuyahoga County, and the Cleveland Convention Center and Global Center for Health Innovation (the the Convention Center/Global Center"), owned by the Cuyahoga County Convention Facilities Development Corporation (the CCCFDC ), the County and CCCFDC are jointly soliciting (through the Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works) qualifications from firms interested in providing Asset Management Services to the County and/or CCCFDC for the following:* Property 1: the Hotel *Property 2: the Convention Center/Global Center * Properties 1 and 2: the Hotel, Convention Center and Global Center combined, provided the firm is qualified for both etc.
    On average, 52,000 properties in Cuyahoga County are nontrivially tax-delinquent in a given month, which represents nearly 10 percent of the parcels in the county.
    Spurred by a five-year study that assessed the mental health status of 200 admitted juveniles, the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court launched a Mental Health Court in January, reported The Plain Dealer.
    1) Analysts used vital statistics and census data to compare rates of teenage births, late prenatal care, low birth weight and infant mortality in "high-poverty" neighborhoods (those in which 30% or more of residents were below the poverty line in 1990) and others in Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Denver; Marion County, Indiana; and Oakland.
    Approximately 100 gay and lesbian couples went to the Cuyahoga County courthouse on March 26 to request marriage licenses.
    Cleveland, with a 5 percent recycling rate in 2002, finished last in a review of recycling programs in Cuyahoga County, according to the Plain Dealer.
    Marsh, RN, superintendent of the Cuyahoga County Nursing Home in Cleveland, Ohio, described in her article the home's philosophy and the services it offered.
    Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX), announced today that it has been awarded a contract to develop training materials for residents, businesses and responders in Cuyahoga County.
    27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish introduced legislation to launch county initiatives that will attract venture capital and accelerate fast-growing businesses in Cuyahoga County.
    At Cuyahoga County Nursing Home, swallowing evaluations are done at the bedside, preferably during mealtime.
    Shlonsky was appointed to the Board of the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation.