Cleveland, OH Demographics

The total population of Cleveland is estimated to be 370,365 with 180,693 males (48.79%) and 189,672 females (51.21%). There are 8,979 more females than males in Cleveland.
The median household income in Cleveland was $36,403 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 326(0.90%) from $36,077 in 2020. This income is 48.79% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Cleveland sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $48,151. Overall, the median household income for the city of Cleveland stands at $37,351.
In Cleveland, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $29,245 for males and $23,444 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $50,744 for males and $42,178 for females.
In Cleveland, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $52,881, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $27,629.
In 2022, the population of Cleveland was 361,607, a 1.04% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Cleveland's population was 365,389, a decline of 1.73% compared to a population of 371,817 in 2020.
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.
Racial distribution of Cleveland population: 38.61% are White, 47.37% are Black or African American, 0.48% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.49% are Asian, 0.03% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.90% are some other race and 7.13% are multiracial.