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Many travel lovers are not aware of the hidden facts about Cleveland which make the city enticing. Cleveland has many interesting facts which attract tourists in large numbers every year. In this article, you will come across some intriguing facts about Cleveland which set the city apart. Below are a few fast facts about the city.

                            Facts of Cleveland
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Cleveland Geographical and Demographic Fast Facts

1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2), all of it land.
2. The median income for a household in the city was $31,949, and the median income for a family was   $37,417
3. Cleveland is known to be a long been famous as a durable goods manufacturing area.
4. The city's cultural attractions include the Cleveland Orchestra and the Cleveland Museum of Art, one of the country's most highly acclaimed symphony orchestras.
5. Average yearly growth rate of Cleveland is 0.4%
6. The city's chief executive is the mayor, elected to four-year terms on a non-partisan ballot.
7. More than 60 languages are spoken in Cleveland
8. Cleveland climate is prejudiced by Lake Erie, which restraines both winter cold and summer heat.

Cleveland Interesting and Fun Facts

1. Cleveland is the first city to be awarded five All-American City Awards (1949, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1994)
2. Did you know that Cleveland is a prime location for major motion pictures? Numerous movies have been filmed in Cleveland.
3. Lake Erie may be the shallowest of all the Great Lakes, but it has more consumable fish than all of them combined.
4. Dive in the Rock and Roll artefacts of Cleveland. The eye-catching costumes, pictures, album covers, unique record player and hand-penned lyrics fascinate people far and wide.
5. The breathtaking scenic beauties of Cleveland are making the place as one of the sought-after destination and a popular relaxing zone for tourists across the globe.
6. Life Savers candies were invented in Cleveland by Clarence A. Crane

Cleveland History Fast Facts

1. Stroll a leisure walk in the Cleveland Botanical Garden which was set up in the year 1930.
2. Cleveland was the first city in the world to be fully lit by electricity.
3. Cleveland is proud to acquire national accolades for its lip-smacking delicacies which have a traditional blend. The delicious food of the trendy restaurants catches all tourists to feast their eyes in the delectables served up at the restaurants.
4. Potato Chips were first mass produced in Cleveland
5. The ethnic touch can be felt in the churches, in the "melting pot" heritage of Cleveland and in the textile objects.
6. NASA has a large research facility in Cleveland
7. Cleveland’s Willard Park is home to the world’s largest rubber stamp.
8. Cleveland inventor Coburn Haskell is credited with inventing the modern golf ball.

9. Famous oil businessman John D. Rockefeller lived in Cleveland and is still buried there today.
10. Cleveland had the first free home delivery of mail and the first mailman’s uniform.

Cleveland Government and Economy Fast Facts

1. City Council President Frank Jackson defeated incumbent Jane Campbell in the November 2005 mayoral election. He was re-elected in 2009.
2. More than 50% of all children are living in poverty in Cleveland,
3.  Cleveland's industrial growth was stimulated by the opening of the Ohio and Erie canals.

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