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North Cleveland, Texas

Coordinates: 30°21′15″N 95°5′30″W / 30.35417°N 95.09167°W / 30.35417; -95.09167
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North Cleveland, Texas
Location of North Cleveland, Texas
Location of North Cleveland, Texas
Coordinates: 30°21′15″N 95°5′30″W / 30.35417°N 95.09167°W / 30.35417; -95.09167
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.93 sq mi (5.00 km2)
 • Land1.90 sq mi (4.93 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
161 ft (49 m)
 • Total225
 • Density120/sq mi (45/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code281
FIPS code48-51984[3]
GNIS feature ID1384196[4]

North Cleveland is a city within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area and Liberty County, Texas, United States. The population was 225 at the 2020 census.


North Cleveland is located in the northeast corner of Liberty County at 30°21′15″N 95°5′30″W / 30.35417°N 95.09167°W / 30.35417; -95.09167 (30.354110, –95.091776).[5] It is bordered to the east and south by the city of Cleveland, to the north by San Jacinto County and Sam Houston National Forest, and to the west by the East Fork of the San Jacinto River.

Interstate 69/U.S. Route 59, a four-lane freeway, passes through the southeastern corner of North Cleveland as it bypasses the center of Cleveland. I-69/US-59 leads northeast 28 miles (45 km) to Livingston and southwest 45 miles (72 km) to Houston.

According to the United States Census Bureau, North Cleveland has a total area of 1.9 square miles (5.0 km2), of which 0.03 square miles (0.07 km2), or 1.49%, are water.[1] Via the San Jacinto River, the North Cleveland area is part of the watershed of Galveston Bay.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2020 Census[7]

As of 2010 North Cleveland had a population of 247. The racial and ethnic composition of the population was 68.4% non-Hispanic white, 1.6% non-Hispanic black, 1.2% non-Hispanic from other races, 3.2% from two or more races and 25.9% Hispanic or Latino.[8]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 263 people, 98 households, and 68 families residing in the city. The population density was 136.8 inhabitants per square mile (52.8/km2). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 56.7 per square mile (21.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 77.95% White, 5.70% African American, 0.38% Native American, 9.89% from other races, and 6.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 26.62% of the population.

There were 98 households, out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 22.4% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,375, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $27,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,216. About 13.6% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.3% of those 65 or over.


North Cleveland is served by the Cleveland Independent School District.[9]

As of 2023 Cleveland High School is the sole comprehensive high school of Cleveland ISD.

Residents of Cleveland ISD are zoned to Lone Star College.[10]


  1. ^ a b "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), North Cleveland city, Texas". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 21, 2021.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Census Bureau profile: North Cleveland, Texas". United States Census Bureau. May 2023. Retrieved May 23, 2024.
  8. ^ 2010 general profile of population and housing characteriticis from the US census for North Cleveland
  9. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Liberty County, TX" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2023.
  10. ^ Texas Education Code, Sec. 130.191. LONE STAR COLLEGE SYSTEM DISTRICT SERVICE AREA..