University Heights, Ohio


University Heights, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = University Heights, Ohio
settlement_type = City
nickname =
motto =



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



mapsize1 = 250px
map_caption1 = Location of University Heights in Cuyahoga County

subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Cuyahoga

government_footnotes =
government_type =
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Beryl E. Rothschild
leader_title1 =
leader_name1 =
established_title =
established_date =

unit_pref = Imperial
area_footnotes =

area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 4.7
area_land_km2 = 4.7
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.8
area_land_sq_mi = 1.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 14146
population_density_km2 = 2978.2
population_density_sq_mi = 7713.6

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 313
elevation_ft = 1027
latd = 41 |latm = 29 |lats = 42 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 32 |longs = 13 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 44118, 44122
area_code = 216
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 39-78932GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1065413GR|3
website = http://www.universityheights.com/
footnotes =

University Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. It borders Beachwood to the east, Cleveland Heights to the west, South Euclid to the north and Shaker Heights to the south. The population was 14,146 at the 2000 census. University Heights is nicknamed the "City of Beautiful Homes"

History

Originally part of Warrensville Township, Ohio, University Heights was incorporated as Idlewood Village in 1908. It adopted its present name in 1925 when John Carroll University moved to the Heights area. With the attraction of the college, University Heights quickly grew and by 1940 became a city.

Geography

University Heights is located at coor dms|41|29|42|N|81|32|13|W|city (41.495019, -81.536864)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

USCensusPop
1910=221
1920=131
1930=2237
1940=5981
1950=11566
1960=16641
1970=17055
1980=15401
1990=14790
2000=14146
estyear=2007
estimate=12753
As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 14,146 people, 5,163 households, and 3,319 families residing in the city. The population density was 7,713.6 people per square mile (2,984.6/km²). There were 5,350 housing units at an average density of 2,917.3/sq mi (1,128.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.43% White, 20.61% African American, 0.10% Native American, 1.70% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.56% of the population. Ancestries include German (16.1%), Irish (15.8%), Italian (10.4%), Polish (8.6%), Russian (6.2%), and English (5.5%).

There were 5,163 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 18.9% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $61,635, and the median income for a family was $75,424. Males had a median income of $50,034 versus $39,694 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,949. About 2.1% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

Colleges and universities

* John Carroll University

References

External links

* [http://www.universityheights.com University Heights (official website)]
* [http://www.chuh.org Cleveland Heights - University Heights City School District]


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