Demographics

Eastlake, Ohio, in Lake county, is 5 miles W of Mentor, Ohio and 16 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is included in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 20,255 people lived in Eastlake.

The People and Families of Eastlake
In Eastlake, about 56% of adults are married.

Wealth and Education
In 2000, Eastlake had a median family income of $52,039.

Crime and Safety
A low crime rate is one of the plusses in Eastlake.

Eastlake Housing
An estimated 78% of living spaces in Eastlake are occupied by their owners, not by renters. Optimists try to see the higher property taxes in the city as a sign of wealth and desirability.

Commuting

In Eastlake, 96% of commuters drive to work.

Location

Pop.

Median Family
Income (2000)

Eastlake

20,255

$52,039

Euclid

52,717

$45,278

Kirtland

6,670

$76,062

Wickliffe

13,484

$51,351

Willoughby

22,621

$53,677

Willoughby Hills

8,595

$60,397

Willowick

14,361

$52,675


Eastlake Population (2000)

Category

 

Count

Percent

Total Population

 

20,255

100%

Male

 

9,884

48.8%

Female

 

10,371

51.2%

Under 18

 

4,829

23.8%

18+

 

15,426

76.2%

65+

 

2,441

12.1%

Median Age

 

37.8

Average Family Size

 

3.07

White

 

19,737

97.4%

African-American

 

110

0.5%

Asian

 

196

1%

American Indian & Alaskan

 

32

0.2%

Other

 

30

0.1%

Mixed Race

 

148

0.7%

Hispanic (included in categories above)

 

141

0.7%

Median Family Income (1999)

 

$52,039

Population In Poverty

 

1,011

5%

Eastlake Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American, e.g. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.

Ancestry

 

Percent

German

 

17.1%

Italian

 

16.4%

Irish

 

15.1%

Polish

 

7.5%

Slovene

 

6.1%

English

 

5.7%

US/American

 

4.2%

Croatian

 

4.2%

Hungarian

 

3.6%

Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)

 

3.2%

Slovak

 

3.1%

Scotch-Irish

 

2.1%

Other

 

Less than 2.1%

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