|— City —|
|• Mayor||Merle S. Gorden|
|• Total||5.34 sq mi (13.83 km2)|
|• Land||5.33 sq mi (13.80 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||1,188 ft (362 m)|
|• Estimate (2011)||11,867|
|• Density||2,242.6/sq mi (865.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1048493|
Beachwood is located at (41.482226, −81.504001).
16.1% were of Russian, 11.4% Polish, 10.0% German, 6.1% Hungarian, 6.1% American, and 6.0% Irish ancestries. 85.6% spoke English, 1.9% Chinese, 1.5% Russian, 1.4% Spanish, 1.2% Japanese, 1.0% Hebrew, and 1.0% Yiddish.
The median income for a household in the city was $71,932, and the median income for a family was $103,431. The per capita income for the city was $48,010. 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line. 2.7% of those under the age of 18 and 5.6% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.
 2010 census
As of the census of 2010, there were 11,953 people, 5,064 households, and 3,005 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,242.6 inhabitants per square mile (865.9 /km2). There were 5,483 housing units at an average density of 1,028.7 per square mile (397.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 77.3% White, 13.7% African American, 7.4% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.
There were 5,064 households out of which 24.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.1% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.7% were non-families. 37.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the city was 52.5 years. 19.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.2% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 32.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.3% male and 55.7% female.
Beachwood is served publicly by the Beachwood City Schools, which includes Beachwood Middle School and Beachwood High School. The latter is a Blue Ribbon awarded school, ranked among the top fifty schools in Ohio. All middle school students have their own Apple Computer laptops. There are also several private Jewish schools in Beachwood. There is Fuchs Mizrachi, an Orthodox Jewish school that begins in preschool and ends after high school, as well as two Jewish day schools: Agnon and Schechter which educate Jewish children from preschool through 8th grade.
The city is home to University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center, which opened in 2011.
Beachwood is the home of Eaton Corporation's Eaton Center, which opened in February 2013.
 Notable residents
 Surrounding communities
|University Heights, Shaker Heights||Woodmere, Pepper Pike|
|Highland Hills||Warrensville Heights||Orange|
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