Middleburg Heights, Ohio

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Middleburg Heights, Ohio
—  City  —
Parklawn Avenue in Middleburg Heights, Ohio
Location of Middleburg Heights in Ohio
Location of Middleburg Heights in Cuyahoga County
Coordinates: 41°22′0″N 81°48′32″W / 41.366667°N 81.80889°W / 41.366667; -81.80889Coordinates: 41°22′0″N 81°48′32″W / 41.366667°N 81.80889°W / 41.366667; -81.80889
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyCuyahoga
Area
 • Total8.1 sq mi (21.0 km2)
 • Land8.1 sq mi (20.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1]850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total15,946
 • Density1,924.8/sq mi (743.2/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code44130
Area code(s)440 216
FIPS code39-49644
GNIS feature ID1048974[1]
Websitehttp://www.middleburgheights.com
 
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Middleburg Heights, Ohio
—  City  —
Parklawn Avenue in Middleburg Heights, Ohio
Location of Middleburg Heights in Ohio
Location of Middleburg Heights in Cuyahoga County
Coordinates: 41°22′0″N 81°48′32″W / 41.366667°N 81.80889°W / 41.366667; -81.80889Coordinates: 41°22′0″N 81°48′32″W / 41.366667°N 81.80889°W / 41.366667; -81.80889
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyCuyahoga
Area
 • Total8.1 sq mi (21.0 km2)
 • Land8.1 sq mi (20.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1]850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total15,946
 • Density1,924.8/sq mi (743.2/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code44130
Area code(s)440 216
FIPS code39-49644
GNIS feature ID1048974[1]
Websitehttp://www.middleburgheights.com

Middleburg Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. The population was 15,946 at the 2010 census. The current mayor, Gary W. Starr has been in office since 1981. [3]

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Geography

Middleburg Heights is located at 41°22′0″N 81°48′32″W / 41.366667°N 81.80889°W / 41.366667; -81.80889 (41.366725, -81.808893).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.1 square miles (21 km2), of which, 8.1 square miles (21 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.25%) is water.

Demographics

Historical populations
CensusPop.
1930874
19401,22540.2%
19503,299169.3%
19607,282120.7%
197012,36769.8%
198016,22831.2%
199014,702−9.4%
200015,5425.7%
201015,9462.6%
Est. 201115,825−0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
2011 estimate

As of the 2000 census, there were 15,542 people, 6,705 households, and 4,257 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,924.8 people per square mile (743.6/km²). There were 7,094 housing units at an average density of 878.6 per square mile (339.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.63% White, 1.33% African American, 0.15% Native American, 2.26% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 6,705 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city the population was spread out with 17.7% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $47,893, and the median income for a family was $60,015. Males had a median income of $44,707 versus $28,608 for females. The per capita income for the city was $25,201. About 2.0% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.

Economy

The city hosts a wide variety of businesses, including UPS, several car dealerships, and shopping centers. In the 1960s, the city was primarily agricultural. With the opening of Interstate 71 and its two exits within the city's boundaries, the economy began to shift dramatically away from farm income and towards retail and light industry.

History

The first European settlers to the area that became Middleburg Township, Ohio were Jared and Rachel Hickcox. They were originally from Waterbury, Connecticut.[5]

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