Independence, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   160    Independence city
   155       Cuyahoga County

Total Population, 1996 Estimate (Ohio Department of Development)....      6,728

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................      6,500
Urban population....................................................      6,500
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................      1,556
Preprimary school...................................................        129
Elementary or high school...........................................      1,000
  Percent in private school.........................................       36.2
College.............................................................        427

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................      4,649
Less than 9th grade.................................................        185
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................        647
High school graduate................................................      1,805
Some college, no degree.............................................        933
Associates degree...................................................        245
Bachelor's degree...................................................        518
Graduate or professional degree.....................................        316

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       82.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       17.9

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................      6,172
Lived in same house.................................................      4,621
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................      1,539
  Same State........................................................      1,472
    Same county.....................................................      1,298
    Different county................................................        174
  Different State...................................................         67
Lived abroad........................................................         12

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................      3,785
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................         77
  With a mobility limitation........................................         29
  With a self-care limitation.......................................         62
With a work disability..............................................        198
    In labor force..................................................        120
  Prevented from working............................................         63
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      1,443
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        244
  With a mobility limitation........................................        160
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        147

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        154
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,367
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      2,033

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................        910
  65 years and over.................................................        382

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................      6,148
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       88.3
Foreign-born population.............................................        352
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................          5

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................      6,172
Speak a language other than English.................................        707
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        277
  Speak Spanish.....................................................         93
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         40
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................         16
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................          5

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................      8,626
Arab................................................................         12
Austrian............................................................         38
Belgian.............................................................         16
Canadian............................................................          0
Czech...............................................................        555
Danish..............................................................         13
Dutch...............................................................         28
English.............................................................        358
Finnish.............................................................         17
French (except Basque)..............................................         93
French Canadian.....................................................          0
German..............................................................      1,587
Greek...............................................................         70
Hungarian...........................................................        307
Irish...............................................................        684
Italian.............................................................        786
Lithuanian..........................................................         28
Norwegian...........................................................          0
Polish..............................................................      2,327
Portuguese..........................................................          0
Romanian............................................................         13
Russian.............................................................         74
Scotch-Irish........................................................         36
Scottish............................................................         94
Slovak..............................................................        613
Subsaharan African..................................................          7
Swedish.............................................................         44
Swiss...............................................................         49
Ukrainian...........................................................        110
United States or American...........................................         88
Welsh...............................................................         74
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................          0
Yugoslavian.........................................................        156
Other ancestries....................................................        349

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................      5,257
In labor force......................................................      2,964
      Percent in labor force........................................       56.4
  Civilian labor force..............................................      2,953
    Employed........................................................      2,886
    Unemployed......................................................         67
      Percent unemployed............................................        2.3
  Armed Forces......................................................         11
Not in labor force..................................................      2,293

      Males 16 years and over.......................................      2,500
In labor force......................................................      1,737
      Percent in labor force........................................       69.5
  Civilian labor force..............................................      1,737
    Employed........................................................      1,711
    Unemployed......................................................         26
      Percent unemployed............................................        1.5
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................        763

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      2,757
In labor force......................................................      1,227
      Percent in labor force........................................       44.5
  Civilian labor force..............................................      1,216
    Employed........................................................      1,175
    Unemployed......................................................         41
      Percent unemployed............................................        3.4
  Armed Forces......................................................         11
Not in labor force..................................................      1,530

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      2,757
With own children under 6 years.....................................        318
  Percent in labor force............................................       37.4
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................        383
  Percent in labor force............................................       70.5

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...        412
All parents present in household in labor force.....................        131

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........        918
All parents present in household in labor force.....................        516

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................        292
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................         13
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................          8
  Unemployed........................................................          0
  Not in labor force................................................          5
 COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................      2,817
Percent drove alone.................................................       84.7
Percent in carpools.................................................        7.0
Percent using public transportation.................................        5.0
Percent using other means...........................................        0.2
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        3.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       20.4

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      2,886
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............        556
Professional specialty occupations..................................        400
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        149
Sales occupations...................................................        323
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............        575
Private household occupations.......................................          0
Protective service occupations......................................         57
Service occupations, except protective and household................        234
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................         12
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................        326
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................        112
Transportation and material moving occupations......................         74
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................         68

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................      2,886
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................         13
Mining..............................................................          6
Construction........................................................        184
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................        129
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................        441
Transportation......................................................        119
Communications and other public utilities...........................        104
Wholesale trade.....................................................        235
Retail trade........................................................        358
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        215
Business and repair services........................................        164
Personal services...................................................         51
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................         38
Health services.....................................................        269
Educational services................................................        224
Other professional and related services.............................        183
Public administration...............................................        153

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      2,886
Private wage and salary workers.....................................      2,337
Government workers..................................................        379
  Local government workers..........................................        262
  State government workers..........................................         44
  Federal government workers........................................         73
Self-employed workers...............................................        151
Unpaid family workers...............................................         19

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................      2,411
Less than $5,000....................................................         53
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        146
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        175
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        333
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        364
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        362
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        536
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        259
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        125
$150,000 or more....................................................         58
Median household income (dollars)...................................     40,716
 

  Families..........................................................      1,980
Less than $5,000....................................................         17
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................         45
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................         99
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        246
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        322
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        324
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        509
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        248
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        118
$150,000 or more....................................................         52
Median family income (dollars)......................................     46,682

  Nonfamily households..............................................        431
Less than $5,000....................................................         36
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        101
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................         82
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................         87
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................         41
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................         33
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................         27
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         11
$100,000 to $149,999................................................          7
$150,000 or more....................................................          6
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     14,743

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     18,165

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................      2,411
With wage and salary income.........................................      1,684
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     51,535
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................        240
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     21,971
With farm self-employment income....................................          6
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................         35
With Social Security income.........................................      1,030
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      9,108
With public assistance income.......................................         56
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      4,887
With retirement income..............................................        733
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      8,706

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................      6,439
    Below poverty level.............................................        179

Persons 18 years and over...........................................      5,099
    Below poverty level.............................................        150
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      1,443
    Below poverty level.............................................         79

Related children under 18 years.....................................      1,330
    Below poverty level.............................................         29
  Related children under 5 years....................................        328
    Below poverty level.............................................         18
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      1,002
    Below poverty level.............................................         11

Unrelated individuals...............................................        493
    Below poverty level.............................................         65

  All families......................................................      1,980
    Below poverty level.............................................         46
With related children under 18 years................................        672
    Below poverty level.............................................         16
  With related children under 5 years...............................        280
    Below poverty level.............................................         10

  Female householder families.......................................        188
    Below poverty level.............................................         10
With related children under 18 years................................         52
    Below poverty level.............................................         10
  With related children under 5 years...............................         10
    Below poverty level.............................................         10

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................        2.8
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................        2.9
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................        5.5
  Related children under 18 years...................................        2.2
    Related children under 5 years..................................        5.5
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................        1.1
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       13.2

All families........................................................        2.3
  With related children under 18 years..............................        2.4
    With related children under 5 years.............................        3.6

Female householder families.........................................        5.3
  With related children under 18 years..............................       19.2
    With related children under 5 years.............................      100.0

      Total housing units...........................................      2,424

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................         48
1985 to 1988........................................................        162
1980 to 1984........................................................         64
1970 to 1979........................................................        187
1960 to 1969........................................................        282
1950 to 1959........................................................      1,015
1940 to 1949........................................................        315
1939 or earlier.....................................................        351

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................          0
1 bedroom...........................................................         34
2 bedrooms..........................................................        360
3 bedrooms..........................................................      1,341
4 bedrooms..........................................................        589
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        100

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................          6
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................          0
Condominium housing units...........................................          0
 
 

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................      2,411
Individual drilled well.............................................         13
Individual dug well.................................................          0
Some other source...................................................          0

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................      2,234
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................        190
Other means.........................................................          0

      Occupied housing units........................................      2,384

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................      2,259
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................          6
Electricity.........................................................         96
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................         17
Coal or coke........................................................          0
Wood................................................................          6
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................          0
No fuel used........................................................          0

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        105
1985 to 1988........................................................        439
1980 to 1984........................................................        295
1970 to 1979........................................................        470
1960 to 1969........................................................        394
1959 or earlier.....................................................        681

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................          6

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................      2,384
None................................................................        130
1...................................................................        742
2...................................................................        987
3 or more...........................................................        525

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      2,098
  With a mortgage...................................................      1,027
    Less than $300..................................................         19
    $300 to $499....................................................        115
    $500 to $699....................................................        201
    $700 to $999....................................................        323
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................        259
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................         68
    $2,000 or more..................................................         42
    Median (dollars)................................................        829
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      1,071
    Less than $100..................................................          6
    $100 to $199....................................................        218
    $200 to $299....................................................        603
    $300 to $399....................................................        198
    $400 or more....................................................         46
    Median (dollars)................................................        242

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      2,098
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      1,380
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        286
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        125
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        102
  35 percent or more................................................        200
  Not computed......................................................          5

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................        122
  Less than $200....................................................          0
  $200 to $299......................................................          0
  $300 to $499......................................................         39
  $500 to $749......................................................         55
  $750 to $999......................................................          0
  $1,000 or more....................................................          0
  No cash rent......................................................         28
  Median (dollars)..................................................        571

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................        122
  Less than 20 percent..............................................         40
  20 to 24 percent..................................................         11
  25 to 29 percent..................................................          9
  30 to 34 percent..................................................          8
  35 percent or more................................................         18
  Not computed......................................................         36
 
 



 
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