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Overview

Introduction to Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Cleveland Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 5 miles S of Euclid, Ohio and 7 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. Cleveland Heights contains a population of approximately 49,958.

Cleveland Heights History

Cleveland Heights was first settled in the early 1800s. Initially it was a farming community and a part of East Cleveland. In 1903, the village of Cleveland Heights was created. The area was so named due to its location on a plateau east of the City of Cleveland. Cleveland Heights was incorporated as a city in 1921.

Cleveland Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Forest Hills Park
  • Edgewater Beach
  • Old Stone Church
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • Cain Park

Things To Do In Cleveland Heights

While staying at Cleveland Heights, you can plan a day trip to =Forest Hills Park. The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Cleveland Botanical Garden are also nearby. One can visit the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, the Children's Museum of Cleveland, the Great Lakes Science Center, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and the Old Stone Church.

Cleveland Heights Transportation

Air transportation is available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.

Cleveland Heights Higher Education

John Carroll University, Baldwin - Wallace College, the University of Akron, Case Western Reserve University, Lakeland Community College and Cleveland State University are nearby.

People

Total Population 45,388
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 21,075
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 39.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 50%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,167
% Above Poverty Level 80.7%
% Below Poverty Level 19.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7%
% Using Public Transportation 4.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.1%
Median Gross Rent $856
Median House Value $128,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.7%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 9%

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

Cleveland Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles S of Euclid, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 7 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44106, 44112, 44118, 44121
Phone Area Codes 216
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.52
Longitude -81.556

Cleveland Heights 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 17.3 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 CHARDON
Distance 19.8 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
Station ELYRIA 3 E
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bratenahl 1,153 $115,278
East Cleveland 17,519 $30,411

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

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Cleveland Heights High Schools

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL
13263 CEDAR RD
216-371-7463
Serves 2,077 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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