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Overview

Introduction to Macedonia, Ohio

Macedonia, Ohio, in Summit county, is 12 miles SE of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 16 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is home to about 9,224 residents.

Macedonia History

The history of Macedonia dates back to the early 1800s when Henry Woods discovered a stream and named it Indian Run. Abraham Cranner bought property near Indian Run and built a log house in 1824. This was the first home built in the new settlement of Macedonia, which was officially incorporated in 1971. Two theories exist for how the town was naemd. One suggests that it was named for Macedon, New York, while the other indicates that it may have been named for the country in southern Europe.

Macedonia and Nearby Attractions

  • Camp Bates
  • Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
  • Fun 'n Stuff
  • Akron Zoo
  • Boston Mills/Brandywine Ski Resort
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Things To Do In Macedonia

The location of Macedonia provides easy access to several recreational areas and places of interest. The Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame and The Football Hall of Fame are a short distance away. Youngsters and kids may enjoy the Akron Zoo, the Cleveland Zoo, and the Cleveland Playhouse which are nearby. Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is a popular historic site and parks in the area include Tinkers Creek State Park, Brookside Park, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and Punderson State Park.

Macedonia Transportation

Cleveland-Hopkins International is the nearest major airport.

Macedonia Higher Education

John Carroll University, Case Western Reserve University, and Baldwin-Wallace College are among colleges nearby.

People

Total Population 11,469
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 6,052
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 62.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $93,677
% Above Poverty Level 98.1%
% Below Poverty Level 1.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,105
Median House Value $187,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
US/American 0.3%
English 12.5%
Irish 13.5%

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

Macedonia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles SE of Parma, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Summit
Standard Zip Codes 44056
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.313
Longitude -81.508

Macedonia 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 AKRON
Distance 15.9 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 CLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance 18.7 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 25.2 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Northfield Center (44067)

Northfield Village (44067)

Sagamore Hills (44067)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bedford 12,868 $54,692
Glenwillow 1,010 $96,964

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

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Macedonia High Schools

NORDONIA HIGH SCHOOL
8006 S BEDFORD RD
330-468-4601
Serves 1,255 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

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