Shaker Heights, OH

Census Place

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2022 Population
29,157
0.137% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.1
1.99% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.39%
4.59% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$96,494
4.36% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$273,300
8.41% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Shaker Heights, OH had a population of 29.2k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $96,494. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Shaker Heights, OH declined from 29,197 to 29,157, a −0.137% decrease and its median household income grew from $92,463 to $96,494, a 4.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shaker Heights, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.31%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.45%), and White (Hispanic) (1.85%).

None of the households in Shaker Heights, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.9% of the residents in Shaker Heights, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Shaker Heights, OH was $273,300, and the homeownership rate was 59.5%.

Most people in Shaker Heights, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Shaker Heights, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Shaker Heights, OH is home to a population of 29.2k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.22% of Shaker Heights, OH residents were born outside of the country (2.4k people).

In 2022, there were 1.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.3k people) in Shaker Heights, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.26k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.9%
2022 Citizenship
96%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.9% of Shaker Heights, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Shaker Heights, OH was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Shaker Heights, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.3k ± 900
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.3k ± 886
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.26k ± 314
3.44%
Hispanic Population
1k people

In 2022, there were 1.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.3k people) in Shaker Heights, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.26k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.44% of the people in Shaker Heights, OH are hispanic (1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Shaker Heights, OH as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.22%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.4k people
7.78%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.27k people

As of 2022, 8.22% of Shaker Heights, OH residents (2.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Shaker Heights, OH was 7.78%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    491 ± 169
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    139 ± 83
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    107 ± 66

Shaker Heights, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Shaker Heights, OH employs 14.6k people. The largest industries in Shaker Heights, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,906 people), Educational Services (1,850 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,749 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($122,750), Finance & Insurance ($118,611), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($106,991).

Occupations

14.6k
2022 Value
± 904
1.97%
1 Year growth
± 8.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shaker Heights, OH grew at a rate of 1.97%, from 14.3k employees to 14.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shaker Heights, OH, are Management Occupations (2,303 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1,803 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,510 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shaker Heights, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.6k
2022 Value
± 904
1.97%
1 Year growth
± 8.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shaker Heights, OH grew at a rate of 1.97%, from 14.3k employees to 14.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shaker Heights, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,906 people), Educational Services (1,850 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,749 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shaker Heights, OH, though some of these residents may live in Shaker Heights, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$82,622
Median earning men ± $7,711
$47,171
Median earning women ± $6,342

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($139,924), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($128,854), and Manufacturing ($103,889).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($91,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,346), and Public Administration ($75,082).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shaker Heights, OH was $273,300 in 2022, which is 0.969 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $252,100 to $273,300, a 8.41% increase. The homeownership rate in Shaker Heights, OH is 59.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Shaker Heights, OH have an average commute time of 23.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Shaker Heights, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Shaker Heights, OH is $96,494. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Shaker Heights, OH was Census Tract 1832 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 1833 and Census Tract 1834.01, with respective values of $164,167 and $145,795.

Property

$273,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,073
$7,634
Median Property Taxes
±$431

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shaker Heights, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Shaker Heights, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.5%
Homeownership
2022
61%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.5% of the housing units in Shaker Heights, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1832
  2. Census Tract 1833
  3. Census Tract 1834.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shaker Heights, OH was Census Tract 1832 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 1833 and Census Tract 1834.01, with respective values of $164,167 and $145,795.

The following map shows all of the places in Shaker Heights, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$96,494
Median Household Income
± $7,721
12.8k
Number of Households
± 852

In 2022, the median household income of the 12.8k households in Shaker Heights, OH grew to $96,494 from the previous year's value of $92,463.

The following chart displays the households in Shaker Heights, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Shaker Heights, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (16.6%)
  3. Carpooled (5.63%)

In 2022, 71.1% of workers in Shaker Heights, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (16.6%) and those who carpooled to work (5.63%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shaker Heights, OH have a shorter commute time (23.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.443% of the workforce in Shaker Heights, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Shaker Heights, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Shaker Heights, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.39% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shaker Heights, OH (2.43k out of 29k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shaker Heights, OH is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

97.8% of the population of Shaker Heights, OH has health coverage, with 61.7% on employee plans, 11% on Medicaid, 16.5% on Medicare, 8.08% on non-group plans, and 0.6% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cuyahoga County, OH see 870 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.92% decrease from the previous year (887 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 922 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 228 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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870 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cuyahoga County, OH

Primary care physicians in Cuyahoga County, OH see an average of 870 patients per year. This represents a 1.92% decrease from the previous year (887 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cuyahoga County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.4% were men and 54.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.24%
Uninsured
61.7%
Employer Coverage
11%
Medicaid
16.5%
Medicare
8.08%
Non-Group
0.6%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shaker Heights, OH declined by 9.33% from 2.47% to 2.24%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Shaker Heights, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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