Shaker Heights Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Shaker Heights Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
27,027

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.0%
5 - 17:
19.5%
18 - 24:
5.9%
25 - 34:
11.9%
35 - 54:
24.6%
55 - 64:
13.7%
Over 65 Years:
18.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
3.7%
3.7%
High School Graduates
97.1%
97.1%
College Graduated
66.6%
66.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Shaker Heights
$58,970
$58,970
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Shaker Heights
$87,235
$87,235
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
8.5%

Employment Industries in Shaker Heights

 
Healthcare
26.4%
26.4%
Education
14.5%
14.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
11.5%
11.5%
Manufacturing
7.3%
7.3%
Finance
6.7%
6.7%
Retail
6.1%
6.1%
Accommodation
4.7%
4.7%
Other
4.4%
4.4%
Public Service
3.4%
3.4%
Arts
2.8%
2.8%
Real estate
2.2%
2.2%
Administration
2.1%
2.1%
Wholesale
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
54.6%
54.6%
Black or African American
35.0%
35.0%
Asian
4.2%
4.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.8%
3.8%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.2%
2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
13.1%
13.1%
Irish
10.0%
10.0%
English
9.0%
9.0%
Italian
6.1%
6.1%
Polish
3.8%
3.8%
European
2.5%
2.5%
Scottish
2.3%
2.3%
Russian
2.2%
2.2%
French
2.1%
2.1%
Eastern European
1.7%
1.7%
Hungarian
1.6%
1.6%
Swedish
1.2%
1.2%
African
1.1%
1.1%
Slovak
1.0%
1.0%
Iranian
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.9%
0.9%
Czech
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.9%
0.9%
British
0.9%
0.9%
Slovene
0.9%
0.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
90.1%
90.1%
Spanish
2.9%
2.9%
Chinese
1.6%
1.6%
Langs. of India
1.1%
1.1%
German/Yiddish
0.6%
0.6%
French
0.6%
0.6%
Arabic
0.6%
0.6%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
Scandinavian languages
0.5%
0.5%
Portuguese
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
French Creole
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Shaker Heights Residents:
7.8%