Bedford Heights, Ohio

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Bedford Heights, Ohio
City
Location of Bedford Heights in Ohio
Location of Bedford Heights in Ohio
Location of Bedford Heights in Cuyahoga County
Location of Bedford Heights in Cuyahoga County
Coordinates: 41°24′17″N 81°30′23″W / 41.40472°N 81.50639°W / 41.40472; -81.50639Coordinates: 41°24′17″N 81°30′23″W / 41.40472°N 81.50639°W / 41.40472; -81.50639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Government
 • Mayor Fletcher Berger
 • Councilor Ward 1 Lloyd Anderson
 • Councilor Ward 2 Harvey L. Brown
 • Councilor Ward 3 Alton A. Tinker
 • Councilor Ward 4 Kay Gary
Area[1]
 • Total 4.55 sq mi (11.78 km2)
 • Land 4.54 sq mi (11.76 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,040 ft (317 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 10,751
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 10,641
 • Density 2,368.1/sq mi (914.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 44128, 44146
Area code(s) 216
FIPS code 39-04920[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048505[2]
Website http://www.bedfordheights.gov/

Bedford Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. The population was 10,751 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Bedford Heights is located at 41°24′17″N 81°30′23″W / 41.404821°N 81.506409°W / 41.404821; -81.506409.[6]

According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 4.55 square miles (11.8 km2), of which 4.54 square miles (11.8 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.22%) is water.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 5,275
1970 13,063 147.6%
1980 13,214 1.2%
1990 12,131 −8.2%
2000 11,375 −6.2%
2010 10,751 −5.5%
Est. 2012 10,641 −1.0%
Sources:[8][9][10][11][5][12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 10,751 people, 5,111 households, and 2,844 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,368.1 inhabitants per square mile (914.3 /km2). There were 5,750 housing units at an average density of 1,266.5 per square mile (489.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 18.7% White, 76.9% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 5,111 households of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.9% were married couples living together, 21.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.4% were non-families. 39.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the city was 43.3 years. 19.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 31.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 11,375 people, 5,119 households, and 3,004 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,507.4 people per square mile (967.4/km2). There were 5,577 housing units at an average density of 1,229.4 per square mile (474.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 27.89% White, 67.42% African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.90% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 2.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.60% of the population. The second largest ancestry reported by residents of Bedford Heights, after African-American, is Italian.[13]

There were 5,119 households out of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.5% were married couples living together, 18.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.3% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 86.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,861, and the median income for a family was $47,328. Males had a median income of $33,599 versus $29,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,791. About 6.8% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.2% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

Surrounding communities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  5. ^ a b c "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Ohio". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  8. ^ "Population: Ohio". 1910 U.S. Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Population: Ohio". 1930 US Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Ohio". 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Ohio: Population and Housing Unit Counts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  13. ^ Bedford Heights - Bedford Heights - Ancestry & family history - ePodunk

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