18.3% Poverty Rate in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Poverty Rate in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

How does the Poverty Rate in Cuyahoga County, Ohio compare to other counties in Ohio?

Ohio County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Cuyahoga County, Ohio born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

18.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cuyahoga County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States is 18.5%.

16.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cuyahoga County, Ohio who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 16.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Cuyahoga County, Ohio born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Cuyahoga County, Ohio who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 1,142,664 residents of Cuyahoga County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States, 211,181 (18.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 14,084 (16.0%) of 88,292 residents of Cuyahoga County, Ohio who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

The Poverty Rate in Cuyahoga County is 18.3%.
Cuyahoga County is in Ohio.
Ohio Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bay Village 3.1%

15,308

Beachwood 4.3%

10,806

Bedford 10.9%

12,752

Bedford Heights 13.9%

10,607

Berea 11.2%

16,487

Bratenahl 8.6%

1,281

Brecksville 4.4%

13,444

Broadview Heights 2.7%

19,088

Brooklyn 14.7%

10,844

Brooklyn Heights 4.2%

1,664

Brook Park 11.2%

18,730

Chagrin Falls 1.8%

4,020

Cleveland 35.2%

377,997

Cleveland Heights 18.7%

44,077

East Cleveland 40.5%

16,912

Euclid 21.9%

47,147

Fairview Park 10.1%

16,356

Garfield Heights 18.2%

27,622

Gates Mills 9.7%

2,269

Glenwillow 7.5%

931

Highland Heights 2.6%

8,375

Independence 2.3%

7,132

Lakewood 14.6%

50,413

Lyndhurst 4.6%

13,475

Maple Heights 22.1%

22,480

Mayfield 2.4%

3,398

Mayfield Heights 9.9%

18,703

Middleburg Heights 4.0%

15,241

Moreland Hills 2.9%

3,291

Newburgh Heights 22.6%

1,872

North Olmsted 7.5%

31,647

North Royalton 4.8%

30,023

Oakwood 20.2%

3,547

Olmsted Falls 2.8%

8,874

Orange 3.6%

3,280

Parma 9.3%

78,667

Parma Heights 10.0%

20,075

Pepper Pike 5.2%

5,935

Richmond Heights 12.6%

10,230

Rocky River 5.1%

20,025

Seven Hills 4.8%

11,685

Shaker Heights 8.6%

27,602

Solon 4.5%

22,869

South Euclid 13.1%

21,096

Strongsville 4.3%

44,326

University Heights 13.4%

11,466

Valley View 5.9%

2,051

Walton Hills 3.3%

2,073

Warrensville Heights 19.3%

13,243

Westlake 5.4%

31,660

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2018 Ohio Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Ohio in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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