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Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati (formerly Losantiville) is a city located in Hamilton County in southwestern Ohio on the Ohio River.

Table of contents
1 Overview
2 Notable people from Cincinnati include:
3 Geography
4 Demographics
5 Cultural


As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 331,285 making it the third largest city in Ohio. It has a much larger metropolitan area covering parts of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, with nearly two million residents. Cincinnati is home to both the Reds (Major League Baseball) and the Bengals (National Football League). It is the county seat of Hamilton County6. Cincinnati is also the home of major corporations such as Procter and Gamble, Kroger, General Electric, and Federated Department Stores(owner of Macy's, Bloomingdale's, and many more). The city is named in honor of the ancient Roman dictator Cincinnatus.

Notable people from Cincinnati include:

Fictional Cincinnati characters

Bands and Artists



Cincinnati is located at 39°8'10" North, 84°30'11" West (39.136160, -84.503088)

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 206.1 km² (79.6 mi²). 201.9 km² (78.0 mi²) of it is land and 4.1 km² (1.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.01% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 331,285 people, 148,095 households, and 72,566 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,640.5/km² (4,249.0/mi²). There are 166,012 housing units at an average density of 822.1/km² (2,129.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 52.97% White, 42.92% African American, 0.21% Native American, 1.55% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.63% from other races, and 1.68% from two or more races. 1.28% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 148,095 households out of which 25.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.6% are married couples living together, 18.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 51.0% are non-families. 42.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.15 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the city the population is spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 12.9% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 89.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $29,493, and the median income for a family is $37,543. Males have a median income of $33,063 versus $26,946 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,962. 21.9% of the population and 18.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 32.0% are under the age of 18 and 14.8% are 65 or older.






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There is also an city in Iowa called Cincinnati; see Cincinnati, Iowa