Statewide Claims to Fame

Shaker Heights is 11th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Income per capita

Shaker Heights is 12th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Female residents

Shaker Heights is 18th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Shaker Heights is 18th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Shaker Heights is 19th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Shaker Heights Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 28,039 52nd 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.3 160th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 4,528.5 21st 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Shaker Heights Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 139th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.7% 33rd 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.5% 137th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Shaker Heights Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.9% 31st 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 64.5% 18th 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Shaker Heights Rank Ohio US
Race - White 55.0% 265th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 37.1% 18th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 222nd 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.6% 24th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 179th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.7% 54th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.2% 116th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 53.7% 264th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Shaker Heights Rank Ohio US
Female residents 54.8% 12th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.8% 40th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Shaker Heights Rank Ohio US
Housing units 13,318 49th 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 40.4% 19th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 11,432 49th 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 62.9% 182nd 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $233,900 26th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.5 111th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Shaker Heights Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $49,293 11th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $76,989 40th $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.3% 150th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Shaker Heights Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,291 29th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $134,742 180th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $5,047 225th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $19,080 156th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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