Willoughby Hills, OhioWilloughby Hills, Ohio Nickname: The Bridge City Motto: Where The City Meets The Country Location in OhioCoordinates: 41°35′17″N 81°26′33″W / 41.58806, -81.4425CountryUnited StatesStateOhioCountyLakeFounded 1954 Incorporated 1970 Government - MayorRobert Weger Area - Total 10.9 sq mi (28.1 km²) - Land 10.8 sq mi (27.9 km²) - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km²) Elevation804 ft(244 m) Population (2000) - Total 8,595 2004 Est.:8,524 Time zoneEST(UTC-5) - Summer (DST) EDT(UTC-4) ZIP code 44092 and 44094 Area code(s)440FIPS code39-85512GNISfeature ID 1056575Website: WilloughbyHills.net
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.9 square miles (28.1 km²), of which, 10.8 square miles (27.9 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.83%) is water. Willoughby Hills borders Euclid and Richmond Heights on the west, Gates Mills, Highland Heights, and Mayfield Village on the south, Kirtland and Waite Hill on the east, and Wickliffe and Willoughby to the north.
As of the census of 2000, there were 8,595 people, 3,973 households, and 2,379 families residing in the city. The population density was 798.4 people per square mile (308.4/km²). There were 4,292 housing units at an average density of 398.7/sq mi (154.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.84% White, 6.47% African American, 0.07% Native American, 3.55% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population. 15.5% were of German, 15.3% Italian, 11.1% Slovene, 8.8% Irish and 7.3% English ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 3,973 households out of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.1% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.82.
In the city the population was spread out with 18.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $47,493, and the median income for a family was $60,397. Males had a median income of $47,190 versus $30,908 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,688. About 1.7% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.
- Willoughby Hills is part of the Willoughby-Eastlake City School District.
- Willoughby Hills is served by a branch of the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library.
Sites of interest
- ^ a b American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
- ^ US Board on Geographic Names. United States Geological Survey (2007-10-25). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
- ^ US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990. United States Census Bureau (2005-05-03). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
- Willoughby Hills, Ohio is at coordinates 41°35′17″N 81°26′33″W / 41.588151, -81.442475 (Willoughby Hills, Ohio)Coordinates: 41°35′17″N 81°26′33″W / 41.588151, -81.442475 (Willoughby Hills, Ohio)
Lake County, OhioCounty seat: PainesvilleCities Villages Townships CDP Unincorporated