Mayfield Heights, Ohio

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Mayfield Heights, Ohio
City
Motto: "A Vibrant Community"
Location of Mayfield Heights in Ohio
Location of Mayfield Heights in Ohio
Location of Mayfield Heights in Cuyahoga County
Location of Mayfield Heights in Cuyahoga County
Coordinates: 41°31′3″N 81°27′21″W / 41.51750°N 81.45583°W / 41.51750; -81.45583Coordinates: 41°31′3″N 81°27′21″W / 41.51750°N 81.45583°W / 41.51750; -81.45583
Country United States
State Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Founded 1920
Incorporated 1950
Government
 • Mayor Anthony DiCicco[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 4.18 sq mi (10.83 km2)
 • Land 4.17 sq mi (10.80 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,089 ft (329 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 19,155
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 18,974
 • Density 4,593.5/sq mi (1,773.6/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 44124 and 44143
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-48482[5]
GNIS feature ID 1056413[6]
Website http://www.mayfieldheights.org/

Mayfield Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, and is an east-side suburb of Cleveland. The population was 18,827 at the 2010 census. Mayfield Heights was originally part of Mayfield Township.

History[edit]

Mayfield Heights was initially built up as a streetcar suburb.[7] It was incorporated as a village in 1925 and as a city in 1951.[8]

Geography[edit]

Mayfield Heights is located at 41°31′03″N 81°27′21″W / 41.517402°N 81.455889°W / 41.517402; -81.455889.[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.18 square miles (10.83 km2), of which, 4.17 square miles (10.80 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 2,612
1940 2,696 3.2%
1950 5,807 115.4%
1960 13,478 132.1%
1970 22,139 64.3%
1980 21,550 −2.7%
1990 19,847 −7.9%
2000 19,386 −2.3%
2010 19,155 −1.2%
Est. 2012 18,974 −0.9%
Sources:[10][11][5][12]

23.9% were of Italian, 14.5% German, 11.9% Irish, 7.4% Polish, 6.8% Russian, and 6.4% English ancestries.[13]

Languages[edit]

81.0% spoke English, 7.11% Russian, 4.10% Italian, and 1.03% Arabic as their first language.[14]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 19,155 people, 9,662 households, and 4,884 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,593.5 inhabitants per square mile (1,773.6/km2). There were 10,538 housing units at an average density of 2,527.1 per square mile (975.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 80.4% White, 10.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 7.0% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 9,662 households of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.0% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 49.5% were non-families. 44.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.97 and the average family size was 2.75.

The median age in the city was 42.9 years. 17.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 23.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.3% male and 54.7% female.

Of the city's population over the age of 25, 38.3% hold a bachelor's degree or higher.[15]

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 19,386 people, 9,848 households, and 5,042 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,596.1 people per square mile (1,773.7/km2). There were 10,461 housing units at an average density of 2,480.1 per square mile (957.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.85% White, 2.98% African American, 0.03% Native American, 4.03% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.04% of the population.

There were 9,848 households out of which 17.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.1% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.8% were non-families. 44.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the city the population was spread out with 16.1% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 27.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 82.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,236, and the median income for a family was $51,132. Males had a median income of $37,358 versus $29,118 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,392. About 4.6% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 9.1% of those age 65 or over.

Schools[edit]

Mayfield Heights is a part of the Mayfield City School District, along with Highland Heights, Mayfield Village, and Gates Mills.

Notable residents[edit]

Surrounding communities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cleveland.com/hillcrest/index.ssf/2013/02/anthony_dicicco_is_new_mayfiel.html
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  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 Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ Morton, Marian J. (2005). Cleveland Heights. Arcadia Publishing. p. 7. 
  8. ^ "History". City of Mayfield Heights. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  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. ^ http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_11_5YR_DP02&prodType=table
  14. ^ http://www.mla.org/cgi-shl/docstudio/docs.pl?map_data_results
  15. ^ http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/39/3948482.html

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