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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