Cleveland, OH Population by Age

The median age in Cleveland, OH is 36.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.91% were under the age of 15, 22.63% aged 15 to 29, 45.31% aged 30 to 64, 12.40% aged 65 to 84, and 1.75% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Cleveland, OH population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Cleveland's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 21,917 5.85%
5 to 9 years 22,357 5.96%
10 to 14 years 22,862 6.1%
15 to 19 years 24,438 6.52%
20 to 24 years 26,621 7.1%
25 to 29 years 33,767 9.01%
30 to 34 years 28,814 7.69%
35 to 39 years 23,479 6.26%
40 to 44 years 20,872 5.57%
45 to 49 years 20,835 5.56%
50 to 54 years 23,412 6.25%
55 to 59 years 26,706 7.12%
60 to 64 years 25,745 6.87%
65 to 69 years 18,933 5.05%
70 to 74 years 12,648 3.37%
75 to 79 years 8,856 2.36%
80 to 84 years 6,054 1.61%
85 years and over 6,545 1.75%
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Cleveland, OH population by age group

Key stats
118,195
Population under 25 years
106,932
Population aged 25-44
96,698
Population aged 45-64
53,036
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Cleveland's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Cleveland, OH population by age group. The largest age group was 25-29 years with a poulation of 33,767 (9.01% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Cleveland, OH was for the group of age 25-29 years with a population of 33,767 (9.01%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Cleveland, OH was the 80-84 years with a population of 6,054 (1.61%).

Cleveland, OH population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Cleveland, OH's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Cleveland's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Cleveland, OH population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 240,193 (64.08% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 81,632 21.78%
18 to 64 years 240,193 64.08%
85 years and over 53,036 14.15%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Cleveland's population under 18 was 21.78%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Cleveland's working population (between 18 and 64) was 64.08%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Cleveland's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 14.15% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Cleveland, OH population pyramid

Population pyramid for Cleveland, OH is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Cleveland's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Cleveland, OH, is 26.4.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Cleveland, OH, is 20.8.
  • Total dependency ratio for Cleveland, OH is 47.2.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Cleveland, OH is 4.8.
The graph shows Cleveland's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Cleveland, OH population pyramid i.e. Cleveland population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Cleveland, OH's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 11,323 10,594 21,917
5 to 9 years 10,408 11,949 22,357
10 to 14 years 11,290 11,572 22,862
15 to 19 years 12,163 12,275 24,438
20 to 24 years 13,085 13,536 26,621
25 to 29 years 16,674 17,093 33,767
30 to 34 years 13,641 15,173 28,814
35 to 39 years 11,673 11,806 23,479
40 to 44 years 10,265 10,607 20,872
45 to 49 years 10,361 10,474 20,835
50 to 54 years 11,583 11,829 23,412
55 to 59 years 12,986 13,720 26,706
60 to 64 years 12,999 12,746 25,745
65 to 69 years 8,481 10,452 18,933
70 to 74 years 5,923 6,725 12,648
75 to 79 years 3,365 5,491 8,856
80 to 84 years 2,175 3,879 6,054
85 years and over 2,355 4,190 6,545
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Things to know

What is the population of Cleveland, OH under 18?

Cleveland's population under the age of 18 is 81,632, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 21.78% of the total resident population of Cleveland, OH.

What is the aging population in Cleveland, OH?

Cleveland's population aged 65 years and above was 53,036. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 14.15% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

Explore datasets by year of publication.
2023
Cleveland, OH Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Cleveland age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Cleveland population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Cleveland. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Cleveland by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Cleveland.

Key observations

The largest age group in Cleveland, OH was for the group of age 25-29 years with a population of 33,767 (9.01%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Cleveland, OH was the 80-84 years with a population of 6,054 (1.61%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Cleveland population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Cleveland is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Cleveland total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Cleveland Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Cleveland, OH Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Cleveland - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Cleveland population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Cleveland. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Cleveland population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Cleveland population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Cleveland is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Cleveland is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Cleveland Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Cleveland, OH Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Cleveland, OH population pyramid, which represents the Cleveland population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Cleveland, OH, is 26.4.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Cleveland, OH, is 20.8.
  • Total dependency ratio for Cleveland, OH is 47.2.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Cleveland, OH is 4.8.

Cleveland population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Cleveland population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Cleveland for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Cleveland for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Cleveland for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Cleveland Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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