Introduction to Euclid, Ohio

Euclid, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 10 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio. It's situated along Lake Erie and is regarded as a suburb of Cleveland. The city was named after a Greek mathematician. The scenic Cuyahoga Valley National Park is nearby.

Euclid History

David Dille, a lieutenant during the Revolutionary War, was the founder of Euclid. In the early days, it was primarily a farming community with wheat and table grapes being important. Ship building, saltworks, grist mills and saw mills were significant factors for the economy. Near the end of the 19th century, the quarrying of bluestone was successful for several companies. In 1903 Euclid officially became a city. Industries were flourishing during World War II.

Euclid Attractions

  • National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame
  • Softball Hall of Fame
  • Shore Cultural Center is used for a variety of events including concerts and plays.
  • Albert W. Henn Mansion is a picturesque brick English Tudor Revival house and is included in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • C.E. Orr Ice Arena

Euclid Activities

Euclid Beach Park is a popular destination for recreational activities. There are several beach areas along Lake Erie. Briardale Greens Golf Course is popular with golfing enthusiasts. The Lake Erie Circle Tour can be done by driving or taking a boat tour. It travels through the working waterfront areas, scenic locations and historic areas. Nearby Cleveland offers a wide variety of activities and entertainment.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park features the Cuyahoga River and is popular for bicycle riding and hiking. The Ohio & Erie Canal Tow-Path Trail is a major path in the park. The scenic landscape includes rolling hills, waterfalls and steep narrow ravines. The park has an abundance of wildlife. The park also offers outdoor concerts and art exhibits. Special event railroad tours are provided by the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.

Euclid Higher Education

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Institute of Art, Ursuline College and Cleveland Institute of Music are close by.

Euclid Transportation

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is nearby.


Total Population 48,105
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 21,242
Age of the Population 41


% of people married 31.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.8%
Median Earnings25+ $31,777
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,846


Median Family Income $48,714
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 5.9%


People Living Alone 45.2%
Median Gross Rent $722
Median House Value $82,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56%
US/American 0.1%
English 3.6%
Irish 6.8%

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

Euclid Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 10 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44117, 44119, 44123, 44132, 44143
Phone Area Codes 216
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.593
Longitude -81.526

Euclid Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 81 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 17.8 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 30.7 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Euclid, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Mayfield Village (44143)

Noble (44132)

Shore (44123)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
East Cleveland 17,519 $30,411
Highland Heights 8,337 $104,693

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

Euclid Public Libraries

Euclid Public Library
631 E. 22ND ST.
Euclid, Ohio
(216) 261-5300
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Euclid Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(216) 531-9000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

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Student/teacher ratio: 18.3

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