Introduction to Mayfield Heights, Ohio

Mayfield Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 6 miles SE of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 12 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. Mayfield Heights contains a population of approximately 19,386.

Mayfield Heights History

The area now known as Mayfield Heights was originally a part of the Mayfield Township. In 1920, Mayfield Village was separated from the township of Mayfield along with three other villages of Highland Heights, Riverside, and Gates Mills. Later in 1925, the southern part of Mayfield Village became a separate unit and was named as Mayfield Heights. It was incorporated in 1950 as a city.

Mayfield Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Shaker Museum
  • Euclid Creek Reservation
  • Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
  • James A. Garfield National Historic Site
  • City of Beachwood Family Aquatic Center
  • Sea World Ohio

Things To Do In Mayfield Heights

The State Park of Mayfield Heights is an ideal place to spend your leisure. You can also enjoy shopping at the East Gate Shopping Center, Mayland Shopping Center, and Golden Gate Shopping Center. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Chagrin Valley Roller Rink, Beachwood City Park, and the City of Beachwood Family Aquatic Center are also nearby.

Mayfield Heights Transportation

You can reach Cuyahoga County Airport within few minutes.

Mayfield Heights Higher Education

John Carroll University, Case Western Reserve University, Lakeland Community College, Cleveland State University, Baldwin - Wallace College, and other colleges offer opportunities for higher education.


Total Population 18,973
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 22.2%
Employed Population 16+ 9,411
Age of the Population 40


% of people married 41.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.3%
Median Earnings25+ $40,512
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,839
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,961


Median Family Income $63,789
% Above Poverty Level 91%
% Below Poverty Level 9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 1%


People Living Alone 47.5%
Median Gross Rent $841
Median House Value $142,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.5%
US/American 0.7%
English 6.9%
Irish 10.5%

Mayfield Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SE of Euclid, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 12 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44124, 44143
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.519
Longitude -81.458

Mayfield Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 14.9 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 21.9 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 30.3 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, Mayfield Heights, 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.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gates Mills 2,250 $145,000
Highland Heights 8,324 $110,658
Lyndhurst 13,856 $80,342
Mayfield 3,432 $95,611

Mayfield Heights Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(440) 312-4500
Emergency Service: Yes

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