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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    Major organization : CUYAHOGA COUNTY OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT & DIVERSITY
    We have thousands of good jobs that are open because employers say they can't find employees with the right skills and training," said Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish.
    Huntington, FirstMerit and Cuyahoga County have agreed that Huntington will assume naming rights for the convention centre to prevent duplicative costs.
    M2 EQUITYBITES-August 10, 2015-FirstEnergy Foundation awards USD10,000 in aid of Cuyahoga county public library capital campaign
    Solon has received a $5,000 grant from the Ohio Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District to help promote recycling to residents.
    We started by acquiring the county's 2010 estimates of the market value of every taxable parcel of land in Cuyahoga County ("county estimates").
    Educational attainment differs by race and ethnicity in both Cleveland and in the Cuyahoga County suburbs.
    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.
    One of the new campuses will be in Western Cuyahoga County and is slated for opening by next spring.