Cleveland Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Cleveland is 368,006. 23.16% is under 18, while 14.98% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.27% of the population was five years old or younger, 23.16% were 18 years or younger and 28.71% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.46% female and 48.54% male.

Cleveland Housing

According to the US Census, Cleveland has 202,735 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Cleveland was 84.50%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $83,400

Cleveland Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and White Alone constitute 82.84% of Cleveland's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 6.27% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 2.82% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.66%

Black Or African American Alone48.37%
White Alone34.47%
Some Other Race Alone6.27%
Asian Alone2.82%
White Black Or African American1.66%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.43%

How Educated is Cleveland

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 13.9% of Cleveland residents had a bachelor's degree, while 7.8% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 21.70% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Cleveland CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher80.0%
Some College Or Associates Degree35.5%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency34.2%
Some College No Degree20.9%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher15.3%
Bachelors Degree13.9%

Average Income in Cleveland

The median household income in Cleveland is $35,562. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $35,562.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $43,181 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $67,514.

A closer examination of the income groups of Cleveland households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between Less than $10,000. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (15.1%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (1.7%). 15.5% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$67,514
Nonfamily households$27,887