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Overview

Introduction to Cleveland, Mississippi

Cleveland, Mississippi, in Bolivar county, is 80 miles SE of Pine Bluff, Arkansas and 104 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee.

Cleveland History

Cleveland was named in the honor of President Grover Cleveland. It was formed in 1869 and was originally served by the Louisville, New Orleans and Texas Railroad. Prior to adopting its current name, the city was known as Fontaine and Coleman's Station. Moses W. Coleman built the first home of the area. It was renamed Sims in 1885. Cleveland was incorporated on March 25, 1886.

Cleveland and nearby Attractions

  • Delta State Golf Course
  • Lake Chicot State Park
  • Delta Blues Museum
  • Florewood River Plantation
  • Arkansas Post National Memorial

Things To Do In Cleveland

There are several parks at Cleveland where one can spend their leisure hours, including the East Side Park, Firemans Park, Bear Pen Park and Shady Grove Park. The Delta State Golf Course is an ideal destination for golfers. Cleveland also organizes Octoberfest and the Crosstie Arts Festival every year.

Cleveland Transportation

Little Rock National is the nearest major airport.

Cleveland Higher Education

Delta State University is located in the city. Mississippi Delta Community College and Mississippi Valley State University also offer higher educational facilities.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,346
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+5,198
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married32.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.1%
Median Earnings25+$28,713
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,970

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,351
% Above Poverty Level71.5%
% Below Poverty Level28.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone34.8%
Median Gross Rent$755
Median House Value$102,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)50.8%
Irish9.1%
English6.6%
German4.4%
Italian2.9%
French Except Basque1.8%
Scottish1.2%
West Indian1.1%
Polish1.1%
Dutch1%
African1%
Welsh0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Arab0.6%
Russian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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Cleveland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bolivar County
Standard Zip Codes38732, 38733
Phone Area Codes662
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.74
Approximate Longitude-90.72

Cleveland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCLEVELAND
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp34 to 51 F
Apr Temp53 to 74 F
Jul Temp74 to 93 F
Oct Temp54 to 77 F
Annual Precip55.1 inches
StationSTONEVILLE EXP STN
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp33 to 50 F
Apr Temp53 to 75 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp52 to 77 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches
StationMINTER CITY 2 SE
Distance26.4 miles
Jan Temp33 to 50 F
Apr Temp51 to 74 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp51 to 76 F
Annual Precip58.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boyle991$27,386
Merigold440$40,938
Mound Bayou1,711$25,909
Pace165$45,833
Ruleville2,841$30,038
Shaw1,750$22,796

Cleveland Public Libraries

Bolivar County Library
104 SOUTH LEFLORE AVENUE
Cleveland, Mississippi
(662) 843-2774

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Cleveland Hospitals

Bolivar Medical Center
(Proprietary)
901 E. Sunflower Road
(662) 846-0061

Cleveland Public Schools

Pearman Elementary School
306 Merritt Drive
ZIP: 38732
(662) 843-4484
Primary
Total Enrollment 253
Margaret Green Junior High School
400 W. Sunflower Drive
ZIP: 38732
(662) 843-2456
Middle
Total Enrollment 523
Cleveland High School
300 W Sunflower Road
ZIP: 38732
(662) 843-2460
High
Total Enrollment 622
Cleveland Voc Tech Complex
601 Third Street
ZIP: 38732
(662) 843-8818
High
Parks Elementary School
1305 Terrace Road
ZIP: 38732
(662) 843-3166
Primary
Total Enrollment 353
Cypress Park Elementary School
725 S Martin Luther King Drive
ZIP: 38732
(662) 846-6152
Primary
Total Enrollment 261
East Side High School
601 Lucy Seaberry Blvd
ZIP: 38732
(662) 843-2338
High
Total Enrollment 360
D. M. Smith Middle
715 S Martin Luther King Drive
ZIP: 38732
(662) 843-4355
Middle
Total Enrollment 246
Alternative School
607 Third Street
ZIP: 38732
(662) 846-6478
Other
Nailor Elementary School
600 Cross Street
ZIP: 38732
(662) 843-4528
Primary
Total Enrollment 377

Cleveland Private Schools

Presbyterian Day School
1100 W Highway 8
ZIP: 38732
Elementary
Total Enrollment 153
Bayou Academy
1291 Crosby Rd
ZIP: 38732
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 317
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