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District 10 - Julian Rogers
Born and raised in District 10, Julian Rogers now resides in the Cleveland Heights home where he spent his childhood. As a member of the Cuyahoga County Council, he calls for immediate progress toward prosperity and jobs, transparency and accountability, and better services at less cost.
Mr. Rogers’ previous positions include Executive Director of Education Voters of Ohio, Senior Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Board Trustee with the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, Program Associate for Public Policy and Research for the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, and Regional Director for America Coming Together.
He held leadership positions in several Cleveland school levies and was Field Director for the Cuyahoga County Arts and Culture levy (Issue 18), which provides over $16 million per year to support arts and culture organizations.
A graduate of Cleveland Heights High School, Mr. Rogers has a degree in Political Science from Ohio University and a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Case Western Reserve University.
Mr. Rogers is committed to sound economic development policy for Cuyahoga County, ethical leadership, and inclusion of all voices in governance.
He is married to Meran Rogers and they have one child.
Mr. Rogers is chair of the Education, Environment & Sustainability Committee.
County Administration Building
1219 Ontario Street, Room 424
Cleveland, OH 44113
District 10, which encompasses approximately 22 square miles, includes the cities of Cleveland Heights, East Cleveland, and University Heights; the village of Bratenahl; as well as Wards 10 and 11 of the City of Cleveland. The northern boundary of the District is Lake Erie. With a 2010 population of 117,324 persons and a housing unit count of 63,253 units, the District contains 9.2% of the County’s population and 10.2% of the County’s housing units.
Quick facts about District 10:
2010 Decennial Census
2006 - 2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
- The Census showed that in 2000 the total population of District 10 was 141,491 persons. By 2010, the District’s population had declined by 17.1%, to 117,324 persons.
- District 10 exhibited a 2010 population density of 5,435 persons per square mile. Countywide, the population density was 2,800 persons per square mile.
- For persons reporting one race in the 2010 Census, 36.4% were White, 60.8% were Black or African-American, 2.1% were Asian/Pacific Islander, and 0.7% were Some Other Race.
- Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin (which can be of any race) comprised 1.6% of the population in 2010. Countywide, 4.8% of the population was comprised of persons of Hispanic or Latino origin.
- There were 51,136 households in District 10 in 2010, 53.7% of which were family households. Countywide, 58.7% of all households were family households.
- In 2010, 22.7% of the population in District 10 were under age 18, while 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. Countywide, 22.7% were under age 18, while 15.5% were 65 years of age or older.
- In 2010, 80.8% of the 63,253 housing units located in District 10 were occupied. Of those occupied housing units, 25,423 units (49.7%) were owner-occupied. Countywide, 60.9% of occupied housing units were owner-occupied.
- The 2006-2010 ACS showed that of all persons who were age 25 or older, 86.3% had a high school diploma or had some additional education beyond high school, while 32.1% of those high school graduates had a bachelor’s degree or higher. Countywide, 86.4% had a high school diploma or had some additional education, while 28.2% had a bachelor’s degree or higher.
- Only 13.7% of all persons who were age 25 or older had not graduated from high school. Countywide, 13.7% of all persons had not graduated from high school.
- The median household income in District 10, at $35,847, was lower than the median income for Cuyahoga County as a whole, which was $43,603.
- In District 10, 24.5% of all persons had incomes that were below the poverty level. Countywide, 16.4% of all persons had incomes that were below the poverty level.
- In District 10, 28.2%, of families with children under age 18 had incomes that were below the poverty level, in comparison to the countywide rate of 19.9%.
- In District 10, 18.2% of all persons age 65 and over had incomes that were below the poverty level, in comparison to the countywide rate of 10.9%.
Prepared by the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission, January 2013 http://planning.co.cuyahoga.oh.us/census/.
Source: New NEOCANDO, Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, MSASS, Case Western Reserve University, 2000 and 2010 Censuses, accessed 1/14/2013 and 1/24/2013, http://neocando.case.edu/. For Census information regarding Cleveland Wards, see: http://planning.city.cleveland.oh.us/2010census/cpc.html.