Howard M. Metzenbaum US Courthouse
|US state :||Ohio|
|Administrative headquarters :||Cleveland|
|Address of the
|County Administration Building
1219 Ontario Street
Cleveland, OH 44113-1603
|Foundation :||February 10, 1808|
|Made up from:||Geauga County|
|Area code :||001 216 or 001 440|
|Residents :||1,280,122 (2010)|
|Population density :||1,077.5 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||3226 km²|
|Water surface :||2038 km²|
|Website : www.cuyahogacounty.us|
Cuyahoga County is a county in the US state of Ohio . The county seat is Cleveland .
The county is located in the north-northeast of Ohio, borders in the north on Lake Erie , the southernmost of the 5 Great Lakes and has an area of 3226 square kilometers, of which 2038 square kilometers are water surface. It is bordered by counties in a clockwise direction: Lake County , Geauga County , Summit County , Medina County , Lorain County, and Portage County .
Cuyahoga County was formed on February 10, 1808 from parts of Geauga County. It was named after the Cuyahoga River . Cuyahoga is a term from the Iroquois language and means "curved" or "twisted".
Four places in the county have National Historic Landmark status . 384 structures and sites in the county are on the National Register of Historic Places (as of April 12, 2018).
|growth of population|
1900–1990 2000 2010
According to the 2000 census , Cuyahoga County had 1,393,978 people in 571,457 households and 354,874 families. The population density was 1174 inhabitants per square kilometer. The racial the population was composed of 67.35 percent white , 27.45 percent African American , 0.18 percent American Indian , 1.81 percent Asian American , 0.02 percent Pacific islander and 1.50 percent from other ethnic groups; 1.68 percent were descended from two or more races . 3.38 percent of the population were Hispanics or Latinos .
Of the 571,457 households, 28.5 percent had children and adolescents under the age of 18 living with them. 42.4 percent were married couples living together, 15.7 percent were single mothers, 37.9 percent were non-families, 32.8 percent were single households and 12.1 percent had people aged 65 years or over. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.06.
For the entire county, the population was composed of 25.0 percent of residents under 18 years of age, 8.0 percent between 18 and 24 years of age, 29.3 percent between 25 and 44 years of age, 22.2 percent between 45 and 64 years of age 15.6 percent were 65 years of age or over. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 women aged 18 or over there were statistically 85.2 men.
The median income for a household in the 39,168 USD , and the median income for a family was 49,559 USD. Males had a median income of $ 39,603 versus $ 28,395 for females. The per capita income was $ 22,272. 10.3 percent of families and 13.1 percent of the population are below the poverty line. Of these, 19.4 percent were children or adolescents under 18 years of age and 9.3 percent were people over 65 years of age.
Parishes in Cuyahoga County
- Bay Village
- Bedford Heights
- Broadview Heights
- Brook Park
- Cleveland Heights
- East Cleveland
- Fairview Park
- Garfield Heights
- Highland Heights
- Maple Heights
- Mayfield Heights
- Middleburg Heights
- North Olmsted
- North Royalton
- Olmsted Falls
- Parma Heights
- Pepper Pike
- Richmond Heights
- Rocky River
- Seven Hills
- Shaker Heights
- South Euclid
- University Heights
- Warrensville Heights
- ↑ Cuyahoga County in the United States Geological Survey's Geographic Names Information System . Retrieved February 22, 2011
- ↑ Charles Curry Aiken, Joseph Nathan Kane: The American Counties: Origins of County Names, Dates of Creation, Area, and Population Data, 1950-2010 . 6th edition. Scarecrow Press, Lanham 2013, ISBN 978-0-8108-8762-6 , p. 77 .
- ↑ Listing of National Historic Landmarks by State: Ohio . National Park Service , accessed April 12, 2018.
- ↑ Search mask database in the National Register Information System. National Park Service , accessed April 12, 2018.
- ^ US Census Bureau _ Census of Population and Housing . Retrieved February 17, 2011
- ↑ Extract from Census.gov . Retrieved February 21, 2011
- ↑ Excerpt from factfinder.census.gov.Retrieved February 21, 2011
- ↑ United States Census 2010
- ^ Cuyahoga County, Ohio , 2000 census datasheet at factfinder.census.gov .
Coordinates: 41 ° 32 ′ N , 81 ° 40 ′ W