Garfield Heights demographics profile

StatisticGarfield HeightsOhioNational
Population density (sq mi)3,90125891
Median age38.939.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%56%55%
Speak English94%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%2%13%
Garfield Heights, OH has a population of 28,207 and is the 1,516th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,901 per sq mi which is 1415% higher than the Ohio average and 4206% higher than the national average. The median age in Garfield Heights is 39 which is approximately 1% lower than the Ohio average of 39. In Garfield Heights, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 84% of Garfield Heights residents were born in Ohio, 12% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Garfield Heights is 1415% higher than Ohio.
  • The median age in Garfield Heights is 1% lower than Ohio.
  • In Garfield Heights 50.47% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Garfield Heights 45.29% of the population is African American.
  • In Garfield Heights 0.82% of the population is Asian.

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Garfield Heights population breakdown by race

RaceGarfield HeightsOhioNational
African American45.29%12.27%12.63%
American Indian0.34%0.19%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.18%2.57%3.06%
Other race0.90%0.85%4.75%
In Garfield Heights, 2.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Garfield Heights age breakdown

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Source: The Garfield Heights, OH demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).