Teaching Cleveland

Lesson 42

Handout 1 - Population Statistics of the City of Cleveland
Total Population and African-American Population
1810-1990

YearTotal
Population
African-
American
Population
City
Change
African-
American
Change
18101,45914

18206,32854+4,869+40
183010,37376+4,045+22
184026,506121+16,133+45
185017,034224-9,472+108
186043,417799+26,383+575
187092,8291,293+49,412+494
1880160,1462,038+67,317+745
1890261,3532,989+101,207+951
1900381,7685,988+120,415+2,999
1910360,6338,448-21,135+2,460
1920796,74134,451+236,178+26,003
1930900,42971,899+103,588+37,448
1940878,33684,504-22,093+12,705
1950914,808147,847+36,462+63,343
1960876,050250,818-38,758+102,971
1970750,879287,841-125,171+37,023
1980573,822251,347-177,057-36,494
1990505,616233,860-68,206-17,487

Statistics:
1810 - 1960 - Black Americans in Cleveland, Russell H. Davis, The Associated Publishers, Washington D.C. 1972. pg. 270.
1970 - 1990 - Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio.

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