|City of Euclid|
|• Mayor||Kirsten Holzheimer (D)|
|• City Council|
|• Total||11.48 sq mi (29.74 km2)|
|• Land||10.65 sq mi (27.60 km2)|
|• Water||0.83 sq mi (2.14 km2)|
|Elevation||617 ft (188 m)|
|• Density||4,663.73/sq mi (1,800.65/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
44117, 44119, 44123, 44132, 44143
|GNIS feature ID||1072210|
Euclid is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. It is an inner ring suburb of Cleveland. As of the 2020 census, the city had a total population of 49,692.
The City of Euclid was originally a part of Euclid Township, first mapped in 1796 and named for Euclid of Alexandria, the ancient Greek mathematician. The first sparse settlement in the township began in 1798, with major settlement beginning in the spring of 1804. The first settlers in what is now the City of Euclid were Joseph Burke, David Dille and William Coleman, and their families. Following the Civil War the lake plain of Euclid Township was known for numerous excellent vineyards. Euclid Village incorporated out of the northeast portion of the township in 1903. It developed as an industrial center in the early 20th century, and became a city in 1930.
Euclid is located at(41.595563, -81.519176).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.48 square miles (29.73 km2), of which 10.63 square miles (27.53 km2) is land and 0.85 square miles (2.20 km2) is water. It is on the shore of Lake Erie, with a beachfront area along its north edge.
Bordering Euclid are Cleveland on the west, South Euclid and Richmond Heights on the south, Willowick, Wickliffe, and Willoughby Hills on the east, and Lake Erie on the north.
It is part of the Lake Erie Snowbelt region, prone to snow squalls blowing off Lake Erie, particularly before the lake freezes over in winter.
The Charter is: Mayor and Council - eight councilors and one council president.
Its assessed valuation is $825,325,160. There are 150 companies in the city.
The city contains 143.065 miles (230.241 km) of streets; 3.06 miles (4.92 km) of Interstate 90, 1.65 miles (2.66 km) of south spur, 262.38 miles (422.26 km) of sewers, 139.65 miles (224.74 km) of water mains, three railroads; the CSX and Norfolk Southern Railway and one bus line; Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority. Amtrak operates its Lake Shore Limited service between Chicago, Cleveland, New York and Boston twice daily, but does not stop in Euclid.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
1910 1930 1960 1990
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||21,101||14,649||43.13%||29.48%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||25,522||31,562||52.17%||63.52%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||94||80||0.19%||0.16%|
|Asian alone (NH)||354||314||0.72%||0.63%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||3||6||0.01%||0.01%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||70||297||0.14%||0.60%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||1,007||1,736||2.06%||3.49%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||769||1,048||1.57%||2.11%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
As of the census of 2010, there were 48,920 people, 22,685 households, and 12,187 families living in the city. The population density was 4,602.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,776.9/km2). There were 26,037 housing units at an average density of 2,449.4 per square mile (945.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 43.8% White, 52.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.
There were 22,685 households, of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.4% were married couples living together, 20.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.3% were non-families. 41.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.91.
The median age in the city was 61 years. 22.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.8% male and 55.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 52,717 people, 24,353 households, the 13,491 families living in the city. The population density was 4,923.2 people per square mile (1,900.5/km2). There were 26,123 housing units at an average density of 2,439.6 per square mile (941.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 66.36% White, 30.57% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.94% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population.
There were 24,353 households, out of which 24.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.3% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.6% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the city, the population was spread out, with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $35,151, and the median income for a family was $45,278. Males had a median income of $35,914 versus $28,528 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,664. About 7.1% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.9% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.
91.8% spoke English, 1.8% Spanish, 1.3% Croatian, 1.2% Slovene, and 0.62% Italian as their first language.
Euclid is home to a variety of ethnic groups. One of the largest is the city's historic Slovene population. There are a number of streets in Euclid that commemorate the Slovenian influence on Euclid, including Recher, Mavec, Drenik, Grdina, Trebec, Mozina, Kapel, and Ljubljana. Today, Euclid's largest ethnic population is African American, while also containing sizeable populations of Croats, Irish and Italian communities.
Euclid City Schools is the local school district. Euclid High School is the local public high school.
There was previously a Catholic school of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, St. Robert Bellarmine School. It closed in 2008, and that year it only had 136 students.
Our Lady of the Lake, a Roman Catholic middle school and church, is located on Lakeshore Boulevard.
Saints Robert and William Catholic School, also a Roman Catholic middle school and church, is located on East 260th Street.