Middleburg Heights, Ohio

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Middleburg Heights
City
City of Middleburg Heights
Location of Middleburg Heights in Ohio
Location of Middleburg Heights in Ohio
Location of Middleburg Heights in Cuyahoga County
Location of Middleburg Heights in Cuyahoga County
Coordinates: 41°22′0″N 81°48′32″W / 41.36667°N 81.80889°W / 41.36667; -81.80889Coordinates: 41°22′0″N 81°48′32″W / 41.36667°N 81.80889°W / 41.36667; -81.80889
Country United States
State Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Village 1928
City 1950
Government
 • Type Mayor & Council
 • Mayor Gary W. Starr
Area[1]
 • Total 8.08 sq mi (20.93 km2)
 • Land 8.07 sq mi (20.90 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 15,946
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 15,806
 • Density 1,976.0/sq mi (762.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44130
Area code(s) 440 216
FIPS code 39-49644
GNIS feature ID 1048974[2]
Website http://www.middleburgheights.com

Middleburg Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. The population was 15,946 at the 2010 census. The current mayor, Gary W. Starr has been in office since 1981.[5]

Geography[edit]

Middleburg Heights is located at 41°22′0″N 81°48′32″W / 41.36667°N 81.80889°W / 41.36667; -81.80889 (41.366725, -81.808893).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.08 square miles (20.93 km2), of which 8.07 square miles (20.90 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 874
1940 1,225 40.2%
1950 3,299 169.3%
1960 7,282 120.7%
1970 12,367 69.8%
1980 16,228 31.2%
1990 14,702 −9.4%
2000 15,542 5.7%
2010 15,946 2.6%
Est. 2012 15,806 −0.9%
Sources:[7][8][9][10][11]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census,[3] there were 15,946 people, 7,114 households and 4,234 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,976.0 inhabitants per square mile (762.9 /km2). There were 7,586 housing units at an average density of 940.0 per square mile (362.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.1% White, 1.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 5.6% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 7,114 households of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.5% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age was 46.6 years. 17.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 23.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census, there were 15,542 people, 6,705 households and 4,257 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,924.8 per square mile (743.6/km²). There were 7,094 housing units at an average density of 878.6 per square mile (339.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.63% White, 1.33% African American, 0.15% Native American, 2.26% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 6,705 households of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.84.

17.7% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median household income was $47,893 and the median family income was $60,015. Males had a median income of $44,707 compared with $28,608 for females. The per capita income was $25,201. About 2.0% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.

Economy[edit]

The city has a wide variety of businesses, including UPS, several car dealerships and shopping centers. In the 1960s, the city was primarily agricultural. With the opening of Interstate 71 and its two exits within the city's boundaries, the economy began to move dramatically away from farming and towards retail and light industry.

History[edit]

The first European settlers to the area that became Middleburg Township were Jared and Rachel Hickcox. They were originally from Waterbury, Connecticut.[12]

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. ^ Middleburg Heights Mayor Biography
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Population: Ohio". 1930 US Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Ohio". 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Ohio: Population and Housing Unit Counts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  11. ^ "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. 
  12. ^ History of Our Community

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