Bratenahl, Ohio

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Bratenahl, Ohio
Village
Location of Bratenahl in Ohio
Location of Bratenahl in Ohio
Location of Bratenahl in Cuyahoga County
Location of Bratenahl in Cuyahoga County
Coordinates: 41°33′15″N 81°36′16″W / 41.55417°N 81.60444°W / 41.55417; -81.60444Coordinates: 41°33′15″N 81°36′16″W / 41.55417°N 81.60444°W / 41.55417; -81.60444
Country United States
State Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Government
 • Type mayor-council
 • Mayor John Licastro
 • Council President Paul Stephan
Area[1]
 • Total 1.60 sq mi (4.14 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Water 0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)
Elevation[2] 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,197
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,184
 • Density 1,173.5/sq mi (453.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44108
Area code(s) 216
FIPS code 39-08336[5]
GNIS feature ID 1048543[2]

Bratenahl (/ˈbrætənɑːl/ BRAT-ən-ahl) is a wealthy village in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. It is bordered by the city of Cleveland on three sides and by the shoreline of Lake Erie to the north. The population was 1,197 at the 2010 census.[6] Bratenahl is ranked as the 92nd highest-income place in the United States and 6th in the state of Ohio.

Profile[edit]

Incorporated in 1905, Bratenahl is one of the older residential suburbs of Cleveland along with Shaker Heights, Lakewood, and Cleveland Heights; of these, Bratenahl has the highest per capita wealth. Bratenahl is a small community of fewer than 1,200 population inhabiting approximately 700 households, some of which are stately estates, townhouses, and condominiums on the lakefront. A significant percentage (10%)[7] of the city revenue comes from traffic tickets issued by the Bratenahl police on the small stretch of Interstate 90 that runs through the city. Its famous Lake Shore Boulevard has been featured in many magazines including Better Homes and Gardens.

Bratenahl is home to a once controversial luxury high-rise condominium complex. Though many residents opposed it at the time, in 1967 two large multi-occupancy buildings of brutalist architectural design were built on the lakefront to create an opportunity for comfortable apartment dwelling in a municipality where previously only free-standing single-family housing existed. One of the two structures was originally intended to be a 180-unit rental apartment building, while the other, smaller one was a condominium from its inception. In 1976 however, the larger one also became a condominium, and the ultimate success of these two condominium associations heralded a diversification of housing types in Bratenahl Village since that time. Condominium suites in these two structures range in price from $150,000 to over $1.0 million.

Geography[edit]

Bratenahl is located at 41°33′15″N 81°36′16″W / 41.55417°N 81.60444°W / 41.55417; -81.60444 (41.554275, −81.604574).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.60 square miles (4.14 km2), of which, 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2) is land and 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 690
1920 1,000 44.9%
1930 1,308 30.8%
1940 1,350 3.2%
1950 1,240 −8.1%
1960 1,332 7.4%
1970 1,613 21.1%
1980 1,485 −7.9%
1990 1,356 −8.7%
2000 1,337 −1.4%
2010 1,197 −10.5%
Est. 2012 1,184 −1.1%
Sources:[9][10] [11][12][13][14][5][15]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,197 people, 679 households, and 333 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,173.5 inhabitants per square mile (453.1/km2). There were 811 housing units at an average density of 795.1 per square mile (307.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 80.5% White, 15.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.5% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 679 households of which 7.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 51.0% were non-families. 42.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.75 and the average family size was 2.32.

The median age in the village was 57.8 years. 6.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.4% were from 25 to 44; 42.2% were from 45 to 64; and 31.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

Of the village's population over the age of 25, 62.4% hold a bachelor's degree or higher.[16]

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,337 people, 711 households, and 363 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,304.1 people per square mile (501.2/km²). There were 800 housing units at an average density of 780.3 per square mile (299.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 86.82% White, 10.34% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.75% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.12% of the population.

There were 711 households out of which 11.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.9% were non-families. 40.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.87 and the average family size was 2.50.

In the village the population was spread out with 11.4% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 36.2% from 45 to 64, and 27.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $76,028, and the median income for a family was $104,987. Males had a median income of $61,250 versus $46,563 for females. The per capita income for the village was $72,757.

Surrounding communities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Bratenahl village, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 22, 2011. 
  7. ^ http://blog.cleveland.com/pdextra/2008/12/bill_to_cut_mayors_courts_coul.html
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties". Statistics of the Population of the United States at the Tenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties". Statistics of the Population of the United States at the Tenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Population: Ohio". 1910 U.S. Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "Population: Ohio". 1930 US Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  13. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Ohio". 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  14. ^ "Ohio: Population and Housing Unit Counts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "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. 
  16. ^ http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_12_5YR_DP02&prodType=table

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