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Overview

Introduction to Brooklyn, Ohio

Brooklyn, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 2 miles N of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 4 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio. The people of the city are in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area.

Brooklyn History

The first settler in Brooklyn was a frontiersman named Granger. However, later he moved to the central part of Ohio. The first permanent settler was James Fish who arrived in this area in 1811. More families followed and Brooklyn was established in 1818. It was incorporated as a village in 1867, the same year it got its first post office.

Brooklyn and Nearby Attractions

  • Ridge Park Square
  • Cascade Crossings
  • Biddulph Plaza
  • Memphis Picnic Area
  • Brooklyn City Hall
  • Memorial Park

Things To Do In Brooklyn

Brooklyn is part of the Cleveland Metroparks network. Two Metroparks Reservations are in, or around, the city. One is Brookside Reservation which spreads over 135 acres of land and offers many recreational opportunities. The second is Big Creek Reservation with approximately 37 acres of picnic area in Brooklyn. Apart from its parks, Brooklyn offers great shopping and dining opportunities.

Brooklyn Transportation

The Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is nearby.

Brooklyn Higher Education

The Baldwin-Wallace College, Cleveland State University and Cuyahoga Community College District are in the neighborhood.

People

Total Population 11,002
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 5,377
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 41%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,116
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 38%
Median Gross Rent $680
Median House Value $106,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 16.1%

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

Brooklyn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles N of Parma, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 4 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44144
Phone Area Codes 216
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.439
Longitude -81.735

Brooklyn 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 6.5 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 27.2 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
Station OBERLIN
Distance 27.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brooklyn Heights 1,526 $72,708
Cuyahoga Heights 616 $61,750

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

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Brooklyn High Schools

BROOKLYN HIGH SCHOOL
9200 BIDDULPH RD
216-485-8162
Serves 439 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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