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District 4 - Scott Tuma
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Cuyahoga County Council
2079 East 9th Street – 8th Floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
District 4, which encompasses approximately 32 square miles, includes the cities of Middleburg Heights, Parma, and Parma Heights. With a 2010 population of 118,265 persons and a housing unit count of 54,489 units, the District contains 9.2% of the County’s population and 8.8% of the County’s housing units.
Quick facts about District 4:
2010 Decennial Census
2006 - 2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
- The Census showed that in 2000 the total population of District 4 was 122,819 persons. By 2010, the District’s population had declined by 3.7%, to 118,265 persons.
- District 4 exhibited a 2010 population density of 3,664 persons per square mile. Countywide, the population density was 2,800 persons per square mile.
- For persons reporting one race in the 2010 Census, 93.8% were White, 2.4% were Black or African-American, 2.7% were Asian/Pacific Islander, and 1.2% were Some Other Race.
- Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin (which can be of any race) comprised 3.4% of the population in 2010. Countywide, 4.8% of the population was comprised of persons of Hispanic or Latino origin.
- There were 51,137 households in District 4 in 2010, 61.0% of which were family households. Countywide, 58.7% of all households were family households.
- In 2010, 19.8% of the population in District 4 were under age 18, while 18.9% 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, 93.8% of the 54,489 housing units located in District 4 were occupied. Of those occupied housing units, 36,426 units (71.2%) 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, 88.1% had a high school diploma or had some additional education beyond high school, while 21.1% 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 11.2% 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 4, at $47,831, was higher than the median income for Cuyahoga County as a whole, which was $43,603.
- In District 4, 8.5% 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 4, 10.2%, 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 4, 5.6% 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.