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Cleves, Ohio
city
Cleves from the air, looking northeast, along the Great Miami River
Cleves from the air, looking northeast, along the Great Miami River
Motto(s): 
"Heart of the Three Rivers Valley"
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
Township Miami
Area
 • Total 1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Land 1.55 sq mi (4.00 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Elevation
495 ft (151 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,234
 • Estimate 
(2019)
3,375
 • Density 2,183.05/sq mi (842.99/km2)
 • Demonym
Clevite
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45002
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-16028
GNIS feature ID 1056814

Cleves is a village in Miami Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, located along the Ohio River. The population was 3,234 at the 2010 census. Founded in 1818, it is named for John Cleves Symmes who lived here, laid out the original town site, and sold lots.

Geography

Cleves is located at 39°9′40″N 84°45′1″W / 39.16111°N 84.75028°W / 39.16111; -84.75028 (39.161241, -84.750288) between the Great Miami River and the Ohio River. It is separated from the Ohio River by the village of North Bend, along the southern border of Cleves. U.S. Route 50 passes through the village, leading east 16 miles (26 km) to downtown Cincinnati and west to Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.58 square miles (4.09 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 836
1890 1,227 46.8%
1900 1,328 8.2%
1910 1,423 7.2%
1920 1,454 2.2%
1930 1,711 17.7%
1940 1,871 9.4%
1950 1,981 5.9%
1960 2,076 4.8%
1970 2,044 −1.5%
1980 2,094 2.4%
1990 2,208 5.4%
2000 2,790 26.4%
2010 3,234 15.9%
2019 (est.) 3,375 4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,234 people, 1,079 households, and 823 families living in the village. The population density was 2,046.8 inhabitants per square mile (790.3/km2). There were 1,190 housing units at an average density of 753.2 per square mile (290.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.9% White, 0.6% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 1,079 households, of which 46.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.2% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.7% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.45.

The median age in the village was 33.2 years. 32.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.3% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 7.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

Notable person

  • Les Backman, Major League Baseball pitcher

See also

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