Introduction to Lyndhurst, Ohio

Lyndhurst, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 5 miles S of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 10 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. Part of the surrounding Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metro area, the city is not an isolated city. Lyndhurst is home to some 15,279 residents.

Lyndhurst History

Parts of the city of Lyndhurst were originally in the Mayfield Township. The entire city was later incorporated as a part of the Cuyahoga County. Currently, though the major population of Lyndhurst consists of Whites there are also communities of African Americans, Native Americans, Asians, Pacific Islander, and Hispanics or Latinos.

Lyndhurst and nearby Attractions

  • James A. Garfield National Historic Site
  • Western Reserve Historical Society Museum
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden
  • Brainard Park
  • Lyndhurst Golf Course

Things To Do In Lyndhurst

Due to its location in the Cuyahoga county, Lyndhurst is close to a number of historical sites and museums. From here one can visit the home of the 20th President of the United States, which is now the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. The Western Reserve Historical Society Museum houses exhibits about the northeast Ohio history in the Hay-McKinney mansion, while the Cleveland Museum of Art has collections of Asian, African, medieval, decorative, and contemporary arts. Also nearby are the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Shaker Museum. Lyndhurst also has its own city hall, a country club, and a golf course. In addition, one can visit the churches lining the streets of this city or simply plan a fun day trip to any of the parks in the area. The city also has quite a few shopping malls that are ideal for the enthusiastic shoppers.

Lyndhurst Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Cuyahoga County Airport.

Lyndhurst Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are provided by the John Carroll University, the Case Western Reserve University, and the Lakeland Community College.


Total Population 13,856
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 23.3%
Employed Population 16+ 7,202
Age of the Population 45


% of people married 57.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.7%
Median Earnings25+ $44,244
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,955
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,264


Median Family Income $80,342
% Above Poverty Level 93.6%
% Below Poverty Level 6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%


People Living Alone 31.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,114
Median House Value $142,300


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
US/American 0.2%
English 7.5%
Irish 15.1%

Lyndhurst Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles S of Euclid, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 10 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44124
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.52
Longitude -81.488

Lyndhurst Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 16.4 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
Distance 20.5 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 30.2 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lyn May (44124)

Lyndhurst Mayfield (44124)

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

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Location Population Median Family Income
Highland Heights 8,324 $110,658
Mayfield Heights 18,973 $63,789
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