|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Garfield Heights is 29,369. Garfield Heights, Ohio is the 1,331st largest city in the US.
Garfield Heights is located entirely in Cuyahoga County.
The peak population of Garfield Heights was in 1990, when its population was 31,736. In 1990, Garfield Heights was the 881st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,331st largest city in the US. Garfield Heights is currently 7.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Garfield Heights has shrunk 4.2% since the year 2000. Garfield Heights, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Garfield Heights has a population density of 3,990.2 people per square mile.
|1328||Parkersburg, West Virginia||29,403||-11.7%|
|1331||Garfield Heights, Ohio||29,369||-4.2%|
|1333||Oak Park, Michigan||29,322||-9.4%|
The total voting age population of Garfield Heights, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,072. The voting age population is 43.4% male and 56.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of Garfield Heights are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Garfield Heights are 48.4% Black, 47.6% White, 2.3% Two or more races, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Garfield Heights, 17.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.5%. On a per-household basis, 12.6% of families are below the poverty line in Garfield Heights.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.1% of Garfield Heights residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.1% of Garfield Heights residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.2% have a bachelor's degree and 5.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Garfield Heights residents aged 5 and older, 5.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Garfield Heights is 9.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Garfield Heights, 12.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Garfield Heights is $43,971.
In Garfield Heights, 62.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.7% of housing units in Garfield Heights.
Of all the housing units in Garfield Heights, 20.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Garfield Heights, 4.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 580 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Garfield Heights is $932.
In Garfield Heights, 76.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.