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Cleveland, Ohio
Charlotte, North Carolina
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Cleveland is 83% more densely populated than Charlotte.
People are 17% less likely to be married in Charlotte.
The Median Age is 2.3 years older in Cleveland.

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PEOPLE
 Cleveland, OHCharlotte, NCUnited States
 Population388,072827,097321,418,820
 Population - 2010409,221705,896308,745,538
 Population - 2000478,403540,828285,036,114
 Population - 1990505,616395,934251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-23.25%108.90%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-18.88%52.93%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,9942,72691
 Land Area783033,531,905
 Water Area52264,837
 Median Age35.933.637.4
 Female Population52.37%52.05%50.81%
 Male Population47.64%47.95%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Cleveland, OHCharlotte, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.87%7.31%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.23%7.24%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.41%6.46%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.01%3.81%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.03%4.06%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.44%5.97%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.03%17.43%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.74%15.47%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.34%13.25%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.91%5.57%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.55%4.44%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.56%5.16%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.05%2.70%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.84%1.14%1.85%
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 RACE
 Cleveland, OHCharlotte, NCUnited States
 White34.29%43.90%62.77%
 Black51.32%34.42%12.24%
 Asian1.69%5.52%4.95%
 Native American0.23%0.25%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.06%0.16%
 Other0.13%0.19%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.29%2.24%2.13%
 Hispanic10.05%13.43%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic89.95%86.57%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Cleveland, OHCharlotte, NCUnited States
 Households166,650298,815116,211,000
 Family Households85,781181,09476,958,100
 Non Family Households80,869117,72139,253,000
 Household Size2.282.552.63
 Married Population28.98%45.64%50.58%
 Single Population71.02%54.36%49.42%
 Now Married25.58%42.60%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.40%3.05%2.17%
 Never Married49.35%39.52%32.55%
 Widowed7.09%4.49%5.95%
 Divorced14.59%10.35%10.92%
 Married, w/children15.90%32.12%31.68%
 Married, no children26.39%33.92%41.44%
 Single, w/children38.54%22.73%16.94%
 Single, no children19.17%11.22%9.95%
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