Willoughby Hills, Ohio

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Willoughby Hills, Ohio
City
Nickname(s): The Bridge City
Motto: Where The City Meets The Country
Location in Ohio
Location in Ohio
Coordinates: 41°35′17″N 81°26′33″W / 41.58806°N 81.44250°W / 41.58806; -81.44250Coordinates: 41°35′17″N 81°26′33″W / 41.58806°N 81.44250°W / 41.58806; -81.44250
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lake
Founded 1954
Incorporated 1970
Government
 • Mayor Robert Weger
Area[1]
 • Total 10.82 sq mi (28.02 km2)
 • Land 10.73 sq mi (27.79 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
Elevation 804 ft (244 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 9,485
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 9,457
 • Density 884.0/sq mi (341.3/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44092 and 44094
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-85512[4]
GNIS feature ID 1056575[5]
Website http://www.WilloughbyHills-OH.gov [1]

Willoughby Hills is a city in Lake County, Ohio, United States. The population was 9,485 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Willoughby Hills is located at 41°35′17″N 81°26′33″W / 41.58806°N 81.44250°W / 41.58806; -81.44250 (41.588151, -81.442475).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.82 square miles (28.02 km2), of which, 10.73 square miles (27.79 km2) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) is water.[1] Willoughby Hills borders Euclid and Richmond Heights on the west, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, and Mayfield Village on the south, Kirtland and Waite Hill on the east, and Wickliffe and Willoughby to the north.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 4,241
1970 5,969 40.7%
1980 8,612 44.3%
1990 8,427 −2.1%
2000 8,595 2.0%
2010 9,485 10.4%
Est. 2012 9,457 −0.3%
Sources:[7][8][4][9]

88.3% spoke English, 3.7% Slovene, 3.1% Croatian, 1.1% Spanish, 1.1% Italian, and 1.1% Russian.[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 9,485 people, 4,398 households, and 2,602 families residing in the city. The population density was 884.0 inhabitants per square mile (341.3 /km2). There were 4,929 housing units at an average density of 459.4 per square mile (177.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 77.6% White, 16.1% African American, 4.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 4,398 households of which 23.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.8% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% 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 2.80.

The median age in the city was 44.4 years. 18.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 18.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 8,595 people, 3,973 households, and 2,379 families residing in the city. The population density was 798.4 people per square mile (308.4/km²). There were 4,292 housing units at an average density of 398.7 per square mile (154.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.84% White, 6.47% African American, 0.07% Native American, 3.55% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population. 15.5% were of German, 15.3% Italian, 11.1% Slovene, 8.8% Irish and 7.3% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 3,973 households out of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.1% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% 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 2.82.

In the city the population was spread out with 18.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $47,493, and the median income for a family was $60,397. Males had a median income of $47,190 versus $30,908 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,688. About 1.7% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Sites of interest[edit]

Two notable buildings in Willoughby Hills are the Squire's Castle in the Cleveland Metroparks' North Chagrin Reservation and the Louis Penfield House, a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Notable natives and residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  4. ^ a b c "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Ohio". 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Ohio: Population and Housing Unit Counts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "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. 
  10. ^ http://www.mla.org/map_data_results&state_id=39&place_id=85512&cty_id=

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