Woodmere, Ohio

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Woodmere is a village in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. It is a suburb of Cleveland. The population was 828 at the 2000 census.

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History

Woodmere is one of the five municipalities, along with Hunting Valley, Moreland Hills, Orange Village and Pepper Pike, that originally formed Orange Township, the birthplace of President James A. Garfield. While the other four municipalities were established in the 1920s, Woodmere was incorporated as a village in 1944. Today, centered along Chagrin Boulevard, Woodmere serves as the primary commercial district for all parts of the original Orange Township.

Geography

Woodmere is located at 41°27′33″N 81°28′52″W / 41.45917°N 81.48111°W / 41.45917; -81.48111 (41.459253, -81.481010)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 828 people, 424 households, and 186 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,515.6 people per square mile (968.8/km²). There were 460 housing units at an average density of 1,397.6/sq mi (538.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 39.73% White, 49.64% African American, 0.12% Native American, 7.73% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 2.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

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