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District 3 - Dan Brady
Dan Brady is the current Vice-President of the Cuyahoga County Council, having been elected by his colleagues to a two-year term beginning in 2013. Mr. Brady's priorities are to cultivate state, federal, and local resources by working with elected representatives, achieve community goals in cooperation with local development corporations, and work with business and community organizations to create and preserve jobs. He would like to promote regional development with a focus on research and development, and medical, high-technology, and “green” industries. Mr. Brady has also focused on retaining and improving the county’s quality health and human services efforts.
In addition to being elected to Cleveland City Council three times, Mr. Brady served as a State Senator for the 23rd Senate District, and a State Representative, Ohio House District 17. He also served as a special advisor to Mayor Frank Jackson to develop a strategic business plan for Cleveland Public Power.
Mr. Brady earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio University.
He is married to Dona, has a daughter, Kelly, and a grandson, Jonathan.
Mr. Brady is chair of the Health, Human Services & Aging Committee.
County Administration Building
1219 Ontario Street, Room 424
Cleveland, OH 44113
District 3, which encompasses approximately 19 square miles, includes the city of Brooklyn and the village of Linndale, as well as all of Ward 13 (except for precincts 13E, 13M, 13N, and 13O), and Wards 14, 15, 16, and 17 of the City of Cleveland. The northern boundary of the District is Lake Erie. With a 2010 population of 116,495 persons and a housing unit count of 55,786 units, the District contains 9.1% of the County’s population and 9.0% of the County’s housing units.
Quick facts about District 3:
2010 Decennial Census
2006 - 2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
- The Census showed that in 2000 the total population of District 3 was 130,946 persons. By 2010, the District’s population had declined by 11.0%, to 116,495 persons.
- District 3 exhibited a 2010 population density of 6,274 persons per square mile. Countywide, the population density was 2,800 persons per square mile.
- For persons reporting one race in the 2010 Census, 66.0% were White, 20.1% were Black or African-American, 2.0% were Asian/Pacific Islander, and 11.9% were Some Other Race.
- Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin (which can be of any race) comprised 24.1% of the population in 2010. Countywide, 4.8% of the population was comprised of persons of Hispanic or Latino origin.
- There were 47,278 households in District 3 in 2010, 56.7% of which were family households. Countywide, 58.7% of all households were family households.
- In 2010, 25.8% of the population in District 3 were under age 18, while 10.2% 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, 84.7% of the 55,786 housing units located in District 3 were occupied. Of those occupied housing units, 21,668 units (45.8%) 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, 72.0% had a high school diploma or had some additional education beyond high school, while 11.3% 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.
- 28.0% 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 3, at $31,181, was lower than the median income for Cuyahoga County as a whole, which was $43,603.
- In District 3, 29.4% 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 3, 36.2%, 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 3, 19.1% 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.