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Middleburg Heights
Middleburg Heights Community Center
Middleburg Heights Community Center
Location in Cuyahoga County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Cuyahoga County and the state of Ohio.
Location of Ohio in the United States
Location of Ohio in the United States
Country United States
State Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Village 1928
City 1961
Government
 • Type Mayor & Council
Area
 • Total 8.07 sq mi (20.91 km2)
 • Land 8.06 sq mi (20.88 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
850 ft (259 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 15,946
 • Estimate 
(2019)
15,432
 • Density 1,913.93/sq mi (738.98/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44130
Area code(s) 440 216
FIPS code 39-49644
GNIS feature ID 1048974
Website http://www.middleburgheights.com

Middleburg Heights is a city and a suburb of Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. The population held steady at approximately sixteen thousand throughout the first two decades of the twenty-first century.

Geography

Middleburg Heights is located at 41°22′0″N 81°48′32″W / 41.36667°N 81.80889°W / 41.36667; -81.80889 (41.366725, -81.808893).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.08 square miles (20.93 km2), of which 8.07 square miles (20.90 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 874
1940 1,225 40.2%
1950 3,299 169.3%
1960 7,282 120.7%
1970 12,367 69.8%
1980 16,228 31.2%
1990 14,702 −9.4%
2000 15,542 5.7%
2010 15,946 2.6%
2019 (est.) 15,432 −3.2%
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2010 census

At the 2010 census, there were 15,946 people, 7,114 households and 4,234 families living in the city. The population density was 1,976.0 inhabitants per square mile (762.9/km2). There were 7,586 housing units at an average density of 940.0 per square mile (362.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.1% White, 1.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 5.6% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 7,114 households, of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.5% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age was 46.6 years. 17.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 23.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

History

The first European settlers to the area that became Middleburg Township were Jared and Rachel Hickcox. They were originally from Waterbury, Connecticut. The current mayor, Gary W. Starr, has been in office since 1981.

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