Introduction to Broadview Heights, Ohio

Broadview Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 6 miles S of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 12 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. There are an estimated 15,967 people in Broadview Heights.

Broadview Heights History

The area now known as Broadview Heights was originally occupied by the Chippewa Indians. In 1811, the area was first settled by the whites and Seth Paine was its first while settler. Broadview Heights was incorporated as a village in 1927 and later in 1960, it became a city. The city of Broadview Heights adopted a charter form of government in the November 1961 election.

Broadview Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area
  • Brecksville Reservation
  • Hale Farm and Village
  • West Creek Reservation
  • Sea World Ohio
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Things To Do In Broadview Heights

Broadview Heights includes several playgrounds and parks including the Blossom Soccer Fields and the Broadview Center Fields. You can also visit the Kalahari Waterpark Resort which is the largest indoor water park in the United States. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Memphis Kiddie Park, Ledge Pool at Hinckley Reservation, and West Creek Reservation are also worth visiting.

Broadview Heights Transportation

Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport is the nearest international airport.

Broadview Heights Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are provided by Baldwin - Wallace College, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University, and Cuyahoga Community College District.


Total Population 19,268
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 9,685
Age of the Population 41


% of people married 55.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47%
Median Earnings25+ $51,029
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,097


Median Family Income $97,692
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%


People Living Alone 28.8%
Median Gross Rent $817
Median House Value $214,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 14.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Broadview Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles S of Parma, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 12 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44147
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.313
Longitude -81.685

Broadview Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 10.4 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 AKRON
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brecksville 13,516 $124,234
Independence 7,144 $95,341

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Serves 1,491 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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