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Which areas of the county and how many people will change council districts under the proposed plan?

The following table lists the geographic areas that change County Council Districts under the proposed plan, the population of the area affected, the current district number as well as the new district number for that area.

Overall, 130,996 or 10.2% of county residents change districts under this proposal. Out of all the proposals considered by the Commission, this plan had the fewest number of residents that changed districts.

Full County Map Districting Comparison

Please place your mouse over the image to see the proposed district changes. More detailed maps are available below.

Proposed District Changes by Community

Note: If a city/township/village or ward for the City of Cleveland is not listed below, that area will not change County Council District if this plan is adopted by the Commission.
Proposed District Changes
Area
Population
Current District
Proposed District
Maps
Olmsted Township (All except Pct. D) 12,067 1 5 Comparison
Cleveland Ward 13 (Pcts. E,M,N,O) 6,175 3 7 Comparison
Brooklyn, Linndale 11,348 4 3 Comparison
Seven Hills 11,804 4 6 Comparison
Middleburg Heights 15,946 5 4 Comparison
Newburgh Heights, Cuyahoga Heights 2,805 6 8 Comparison
Highland Heights 8,345 6 11 Comparison
Ward 12 (Pcts. A - L) 15,363 7 8 Comparison
Ward 6 All 20,224 8 7 Comparison
Ward 1 (Pcts. B,C) 2,082 9 8 Comparison
Ward 4 (Pcts. A, C, D, E, P) 5,319 9 7 Comparison
Pepper Pike 5,979 6 9 Comparison
University Heights 13,539 11 10 Comparison
Total Population: 130,996 (10.2%)

Total Population & White Demographic Changes

The following table shows the total population in each of the current council districts versus the total population in the proposed districts. A comparison of the number of Caucasian/white residents in the current council districts versus the proposed districts is shown on the right-hand side of the table.
Note: Percent deviation is the percentage difference of the population in the county council district from the average district population of 116,374.
Comparison of White Population in Current Districts v. Proposed Plan

Total Population White Population

Current Districts Proposed Plan Current Districts Proposed Plan
District
Total Population Percent Deviation Total Population Percent Deviation* Total Population Percent Deviation* Total Population Percent Deviation*
1 130,204 11.9% 118,137 1.5% 121,848 93.6% 110,515 93.6%
2 115,832 -0.5% 115,832 -0.5% 97,594 84.3% 97,594 84.3%
3 111,322 -4.3% 116,495 0.1% 68,381 61.4% 72,747 62.5%
4 125,471 7.8% 118,265 1.6% 115,623 92.2% 109,329 92.4%
5 120,703 3.7% 116,824 0.4% 111,441 92.3% 108,246 92.7%
6 125,005 7.4% 119,680 2.8% 106,766 85.4% 102,971 86.0%
7 98,856 -15.1% 115,213 -1.0% 32,516 32.9% 32,435 28.2%
8 113,364 -2.6% 113,396 -2.6% 28,885 25.5% 36,607 32.3%
9 114,326 -1.8% 112,896 -3.0% 29,659 25.9% 34,679 30.7%
10 103,785 -10.8% 117,324 0.8% 31,189 30.1% 40,915 34.9%
11 121,254 4.2% 116,060 -0.3% 70,201 57.9% 68,065 58.7%

African-American & Hispanic Demographic Changes

The following table shows the number of African-American residents in each of the current council districts versus the number of African-American residents in the proposed districts. A comparison of the number of Hispanic residents in the current council districts versus the proposed districts is shown on the right-hand side of the table.


African-American Population Hispanic Population

Current Districts Proposed Plan Current Districts Proposed Plan
District
Total African-American Percent African-American Total African-American Percent African-American Total Hispanic Percent Hispanic Total Hispanic Percent Hispanic
1 1,953 1.5% 1,752 1.5% 3,478 2.7% 3,123 2.6%
2 9,712 8.4% 9,712 8.4% 7,269 6.3% 7,269 6.3%
3 22,542 20.2% 22,743 19.5% 27,626 24.8% 28,120 24.1%
4 3,181 2.5% 2,711 2.3% 5,057 4.0% 4,064 3.4%
5 2,907 2.4% 2,855 2.4% 2,562 2.1% 2,561 2.2%
6 9,112 7.3% 8,340 7.0% 2,053 1.6% 1,880 1.6%
7 57,577 58.2% 73,667 63.9% 5,652 5.7% 5,789 5.0%
8 80,755 71.2% 72,579 64.0% 1,991 1.8% 2,731 2.4%
9
79,570 69.6% 72,795 64.5% 1,833 1.6% 1,868 1.7%
10 67,665 65.2% 70,798 60.3% 1,556 1.5% 1,930 1.7%
11 45,224 37.3% 42,246 36.4% 2,193 1.8% 1,935 1.7%
Comparison of African-American and Hispanic Populations in Current Districts v. Proposed Plan

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