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Overview

Introduction to Bay Village, Ohio

Bay Village, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 6 miles W of Lakewood, Ohio (center to center) and 11 miles W of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is considered part of the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. Bay Village has a population of 16,087.

Bay Village History

The wandering tribes of the Erie Indians originally used the area now known as Bay Village as their hunting and fishing grounds. Until 1803, the area was a part of Connecticut. Joseph Cahoon first visited Bay Village during 1799 and settled in this area around 1809. Between 1811 and 1818, the area was rapidly settled in. The electric railway running from Cleveland to Toledo was built through Bay Village around 1896. The city hall was established in 1914. Bay Village was incorporated in 1950 as a city and the present charter became effective on January 1, 1950.

Bay Village and nearby Attractions

  • Lake Erie Nature and Science Center
  • Huntington Reservation
  • Rose Hill Museum
  • Cahoon Park
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Things To Do In Bay Village

The replica of the Cahoon Family's log cabin can be viewed at the Rose Hill Museum. The Cahoon Memorial Park includes lighted tennis courts, a sledding hill, basketball courts, baseball diamonds, a swimming pool, soccer fields, and an ice skating rink. Shopping can be enjoyed at Bay - Knoll Shopping Center and Dove Junction Shopping Center. Picnic spots are available at Lake Picnic Area and Wolf Picnic Area.

Bay Village Transportation

International air transportation is available from Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport.

Bay Village Higher Education

Lorain County Community College, Cleveland State University, Baldwin - Wallace College, and Cuyahoga Community College District are close to the city.

People

Total Population 15,508
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 7,992
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 62.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 58.3%
Median Earnings25+ $51,587
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,935

Wealth

Median Family Income $101,324
% Above Poverty Level 97.1%
% Below Poverty Level 2.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.9%
Median Gross Rent $978
Median House Value $203,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
US/American 0.1%
English 15.1%
Irish 27.9%

Bay Village Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles W of Lakewood, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles W of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44140
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.484
Longitude -81.922

Bay Village Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station CLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 44 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station OBERLIN
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Station CHARDON
Distance 38.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches

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Location Population Median Family Income
Avon 21,783 $101,161
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29230 WOLF RD
440-617-7400
Serves 794 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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