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Woodmere, Ohio
Village
Houses on Brainard Road
Houses on Brainard Road
Location in Cuyahoga County and the state of Ohio
Location in Cuyahoga County and the state of Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
Area
 • Total 0.32 sq mi (0.84 km2)
 • Land 0.32 sq mi (0.84 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,210 ft (0 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 884
 • Estimate 
(2019)
853
 • Density 2,649.07/sq mi (1,021.46/km2)
  census
Time zone UTC-4 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
44122
Area code(s) 216
Website http://www.woodmerevillage.com/

Woodmere is a village in Cuyahoga County and an eastern suburb of the Greater Cleveland area in the US state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, Woodmere had a population of 884 residents. The village is bounded on the north by the city of Pepper Pike, on the west by the city of Beachwood, and on the south and east by the village of Orange.

History

Woodmere is one of the five municipalities, along with Hunting Valley, Moreland Hills, Orange Village and Pepper Pike, that originally formed Orange Township, the birthplace of President James A. Garfield. While the other four municipalities were established in the 1920s, Woodmere was incorporated as a village in 1944. Today, centered along Chagrin Boulevard, Woodmere serves as the primary commercial district for all parts of the original Orange Township.

Geography

Woodmere is located at 41°27′33″N 81°28′52″W / 41.45917°N 81.48111°W / 41.45917; -81.48111 (41.459253, -81.481010).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 277
1950 419 51.3%
1960 398 −5.0%
1970 1,041 161.6%
1980 877 −15.8%
1990 834 −4.9%
2000 828 −0.7%
2010 884 6.8%
2019 (est.) 853 −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 884 people, 446 households, and 225 families living in the village. The population density was 2,678.8 inhabitants per square mile (1,034.3/km2). There were 468 housing units at an average density of 1,418.2 per square mile (547.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 60.5% White, 35.9% African American, 3.7% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 3.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population.

There were 446 households, of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.0% were married couples living together, 20.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 49.6% were non-families. 46.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.98 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the village was 37.9 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 11% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 41.9% male and 58.1% female.

Business

The village is home to Eton Chagrin Boulevard, an upscale shopping center featuring stores such as Brooks Brothers, Anthropologie, and the North Face.

The village of Woodmere also has another shopping center called Village Square, containing T.J.Maxx and Starbucks.

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