Cleveland-Elyria, OH

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
2.08M
0.226% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.4
0.242% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.6%
0.464% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$66,481
8.42% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$189,800
15.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1.02M
0.312% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Cleveland-Elyria, OH had a population of 2.08M people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $66,481. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Cleveland-Elyria, OH declined from 2.08M to 2.08M, a −0.226% decrease and its median household income grew from $61,320 to $66,481, a 8.42% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cleveland-Elyria, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.4%), White (Hispanic) (2.37%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.36%).

None of the households in Cleveland-Elyria, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.8% of the residents in Cleveland-Elyria, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cleveland-Elyria, OH are Cleveland State University (3,933 degrees awarded in 2022), Case Western Reserve University (3,885 degrees), and Cuyahoga Community College District (3,514 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Cleveland-Elyria, OH was $189,800, and the homeownership rate was 65.2%.

Most people in Cleveland-Elyria, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Cleveland-Elyria, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Cleveland-Elyria, OH is home to a population of 2.08M people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.83% of Cleveland-Elyria, OH residents were born outside of the country (121k people).

In 2022, there were 3.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.42M people) in Cleveland-Elyria, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 397k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 70.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Cleveland-Elyria, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Cleveland-Elyria, OH was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cleveland-Elyria, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.42M ± 1.38k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    397k ± 2.5k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    70.6k ± 3.02k
6.38%
Hispanic Population
133k people

In 2022, there were 3.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.42M people) in Cleveland-Elyria, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 397k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 70.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.38% of the people in Cleveland-Elyria, OH are hispanic (133k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.83%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
121k people
6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
125k people

As of 2022, 5.83% of Cleveland-Elyria, OH residents (121k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cleveland-Elyria, OH was 6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    38,196 ± 1,235
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    16,740 ± 1,054
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    13,625 ± 1,055

Cleveland-Elyria, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Cleveland-Elyria, OH employs 1.02M people. The largest industries in Cleveland-Elyria, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (172,701 people), Manufacturing (141,323 people), and Retail Trade (109,258 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($81,517), Utilities ($79,574), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($74,375).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.02M
2022 Value
± 7,956
0.312%
1 Year growth
± 1.07%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cleveland-Elyria, OH grew at a rate of 0.312%, from 1.01M employees to 1.02M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cleveland-Elyria, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (120,899 people), Management Occupations (111,984 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (97,356 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cleveland-Elyria, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.02M
2022 Value
± 7,956
0.312%
1 Year growth
± 1.07%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cleveland-Elyria, OH grew at a rate of 0.312%, from 1.01M employees to 1.02M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cleveland-Elyria, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (172,701 people), Manufacturing (141,323 people), and Retail Trade (109,258 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cleveland-Elyria, OH, though some of these residents may live in Cleveland-Elyria, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,103
Median earning men ± $596
$39,071
Median earning women ± $426

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,424), Public Administration ($73,334), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($63,972).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,970), Public Administration ($52,250), and Wholesale Trade ($48,841).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 20,139
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 14,746
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 14,558
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Cleveland-Elyria, OH awarded 21,976 degrees. The student population of Cleveland-Elyria, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 31,672 male students and 44,079 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cleveland-Elyria, OH are White (13,440 and 65.5%), followed by Black or African American (3,130 and 15.3%), Hispanic or Latino (1,433 and 6.99%), and Asian (1,095 and 5.34%).

The largest universities in Cleveland-Elyria, OH by number of degrees awarded are Cleveland State University (3,933 and 17.9%), Case Western Reserve University (3,885 and 17.7%), and Cuyahoga Community College District (3,514 and 16%).

The most popular majors in Cleveland-Elyria, OH are Liberal Arts & Sciences (2,581 and 11.7%), Registered Nursing (1,157 and 5.26%), and General Business Administration & Management (1,016 and 4.62%).

The median tuition costs in Cleveland-Elyria, OH are $36,483 for private four year colleges, and $6,902 and $15,817 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Cleveland-Elyria, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 46.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 75,751 (41.8% men and 58.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 75,751 students enrolled in Cleveland-Elyria, OH, 41.8% men and 58.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 43,672 records, of which 57.9% were women and 42.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 549 degrees awarded
  2. 521 degrees awarded
  3. 417 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cleveland-Elyria, OH was General Psychology with 549 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Cleveland-Elyria, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,933 degrees awarded
  2. 3,885 degrees awarded
  3. 3,514 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cleveland State University with 3,933 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 9,171 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cleveland-Elyria, OH, which is 0.716 times less than the 12,805 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 13,440 degrees mean that there were 4.29 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 3,130 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($36,483) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,800) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, less-than 2-year ($1,625) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cleveland-Elyria, OH was $189,800 in 2022, which is 0.673 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $164,400 to $189,800, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Cleveland-Elyria, OH is 65.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Cleveland-Elyria, OH have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cleveland-Elyria, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cleveland-Elyria, OH is $66,481. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Cleveland-Elyria, OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $123,995, followed by Union County, OH and Warren County, OH, with respective values of $104,496 and $103,128.

Property

$189,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$1,212
$576,104
Median Property Taxes
±$5,007

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cleveland-Elyria, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65.2%
Homeownership
2022
61.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.2% of the housing units in Cleveland-Elyria, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cleveland-Elyria, OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $123,995, followed by Union County, OH and Warren County, OH, with respective values of $104,496 and $103,128.

The following map shows all of the counties in Cleveland-Elyria, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$66,481
Median Household Income
± $605
884k
Number of Households
± 7,210

In 2022, the median household income of the 884k households in Cleveland-Elyria, OH grew to $66,481 from the previous year's value of $61,320.

The following chart displays the households in Cleveland-Elyria, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cleveland-Elyria, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76%)
  2. Worked At Home (11%)
  3. Carpooled (7.28%)

In 2022, 76% of workers in Cleveland-Elyria, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11%) and those who carpooled to work (7.28%).

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cleveland-Elyria, OH have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.59% of the workforce in Cleveland-Elyria, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cleveland-Elyria, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cleveland-Elyria, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cleveland-Elyria, OH (278k out of 2.04M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cleveland-Elyria, OH is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.5% of the population of Cleveland-Elyria, OH has health coverage, with 50.3% on employee plans, 18.5% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 10% on non-group plans, and 1.09% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ohio see 1291 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.921% decrease from the previous year (1303 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1566 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 346 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,291 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ohio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,291 patients per year. This represents a 0.921% decrease from the previous year (1,303 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.3% under 18 years, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.47%
Uninsured
50.3%
Employer Coverage
18.5%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
10%
Non-Group
1.09%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cleveland-Elyria, OH grew by 1.83% from 5.37% to 5.47%.

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