Atlas of Urban Expansion

Cleveland
United States
Region: Land-Rich Developed Countries
2013 Population
1,865,023
2013 Urban Extent
192,157
hectares
2013 Density
10
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Cleveland in 2013 was 1,865,023, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.1% since 2000. The population of Cleveland in 2000 was 1,622,727, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.7% since 1990, when its population was 1,376,230.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Cleveland in 2013 was 192,157 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.3% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 124,807 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.6% since 2000, when its urban extent was 79,395 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Cleveland in 2013 was 16 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.5% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 22 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.4% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 31.33 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Cleveland in 2013 was 10 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.2% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 13 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.9% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 17 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 44,156 hectares of built-up area was added to the Cleveland urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 36% was Infill, 30% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 34% was Inclusion. A total of 28,764 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 40% was Infill, 39% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 21% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Cleveland 1990-2014 expansion area was 21.76 meters, compared to 9.13 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Cleveland occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 16%, compared to 24% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Cleveland's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.21 km/km2, compared to 1.63 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Cleveland's 1990-2014 expansion area was 91%, compared to 95% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Cleveland's 1990-2014 expansion area was 4.42 hectares, compared to 7.75 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2013