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Overview

Introduction to Medina, Ohio

Medina, Ohio, in Medina county, is 18 miles W of Akron, Ohio and 26 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is included in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. 

Medina History

This city of Medina was originally a part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. It was established in 1816 and officially incorporated as a village in 1835. It was originally known as Mecca but the name was changed as another town by that name already existed in Ohio.

Medina and Nearby Attractions

  • Medina County Fairgrounds
  • Lake Medina
  • Broadway Creek
  • Medina Public Square Historic District
  • Roscoe Ewing Park
  • Clinical Apothecaries

Things To Do In Medina

Public Square is a nice place to visit and view Victorian architecture, fine restaurants, unique shops and special events. The Medina Recreation Center has facilities for fitness as well as entertainment activities.

Medina Transportation

The Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Medina Higher Education

Medina County Career Center is the local college. Educational options in neighboring areas include Lorain County Community College, the University of Akron and Baldwin-Wallace College.

People

Total Population 26,529
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 12,830
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 51.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.1%
Median Earnings25+ $36,788
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,315
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,068

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,600
% Above Poverty Level 87.5%
% Below Poverty Level 12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.8%
Median Gross Rent $796
Median House Value $158,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0.4%
English 10.6%
Irish 18.7%

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

Medina Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Akron, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio
County Medina
Standard Zip Codes 44215, 44256
P.O. Box Zip Codes 44258
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.138
Longitude -81.863

Medina 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 CHIPPEWA LAKE
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station AKRON
Distance 18.5 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 OBERLIN
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Briarwood Beach (44215)

Chatham (44256)

Chippewa on the Lake (44215)

Gloria Glens (44215)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brunswick 34,512 $72,523
Chippewa Lake 711 $58,958
Lodi 2,780 $42,863

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

Medina Public Libraries

Library
Medina County District Library
210 S. BROADWAY
Medina, Ohio
(330) 725-0588

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Medina Hospitals

MEDINA GENERAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1000 E WASHINGTON ST
(330) 725-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Medina High Schools

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MEDINA HIGH SCHOOL
777 E UNION ST
330-636-3200
Serves 2,261 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

HIGHLAND HIGH SCHOOL
3880 RIDGE RD
330-239-1901
Serves 858 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

BUCKEYE HIGH SCHOOL
3084 COLUMBIA RD
330-722-8257
Serves 763 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

MEDINA COUNTY CAREER CENTER
1101 W LIBERTY ST
330-725-8461
A Vocational School

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