Richmond Heights, Ohio


Richmond Heights, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Richmond Heights, Ohio
settlement_type = City
motto = The City with the Forward Look
website = [http://www.richmondheightsohio.org RichmondHeightsOhio.org]


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mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Richmond Heights in Ohio



mapsize1 = 250px
map_caption1 = Location of Richmond Heights in Cuyahoga County
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_name2 = Cuyahoga
government_type =
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Daniel J. Ursu
area_magnitude = 1 E8
area_total_km2 = 11.3
area_land_km2 = 11.3
area_water_km2 = 0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 10944
population_note =
timezone = EST
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
zip_title = Zip Code
zip_code = 44143
elevation_ft = 869
latd = 41 |latm = 33 |lats = 29 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 30 |longs = 13 |longEW = W
area_total_sq_mi = 4.4
area_land_sq_mi = 4.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
elevation_m = 267
postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 44143
area_code = 216
established_title = Founded
established_date = 1917 (as Village of Claribel)
established_title2 = Incorporated
established_date2 = 1918
(renamed to Richmond Heights)
established_title3 = City Formed
established_date3 = 1960
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 39-66894GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1072241GR|3
footnotes =

Richmond Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. The population was 10,944 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Richmond Heights is located at coor dms|41|33|29|N|81|30|13|W|city (41.558183, -81.503651)GR|1. Richmond Heights borders Euclid on the west, Lyndhurst and South Euclid on the south, Highland Heights on the east, and Willoughby Hills to the north.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11.3 km²), of which, 4.4 square miles (11.3 km²) of it is land and 0.23% is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 10,944 people, 4,864 households, and 2,971 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,504.4 people per square mile (966.9/km²). There were 5,060 housing units at an average density of 1,157.9/sq mi (447.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 68.98% White, 23.87% African American, 0.05% Native American, 4.74% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.58% of the population. There is also a substantial Armenian community in Richmond Heights centered on the St. Gregory of Narek Armenian Apostolic Church.

There were 4,864 households out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 33.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.7% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 89.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,625, and the median income for a family was $60,136. Males had a median income of $40,414 versus $30,537 for females. The per capita income for the city was $25,738. About 4.3% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.9% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.

History

Richmond Heights was originally founded as the Village of Claribel in 1917, but was later renamed as Richmond Heights in 1918. [ [http://www.drelocation.com/ohio/cuyahogaco/richmondheights.htm Relocating and Moving to Richmond Heights, Ohio] Retrieved on February 19, 2007]

chool System

Richmond Heights has a local school district. Richmond Heights High School has a total enrollment of 335 students, with 58% of students of African American descent, 36% Caucasian, 3% Asian American, 2% multiracial, and 1% Hispanic. The mascot is the Spartans and the colors are stated officially as royal blue and white.

ee also

*Richmond Town Square

References

External links

* [http://www.richmondheightsohio.org/ City of Richmond Heights]


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