Middleburg Heights, Ohio

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Middleburg Heights, Ohio

Introduction to Middleburg Heights, Ohio

Middleburg Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 5 miles SW of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 11 miles SW 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. Middleburg Heights contains a population of approximately 15,542.

Middleburg Heights History

The Eastern Woodland Indians were the original inhabitants of present day Middleburg Heights. Jared and Rachel Hickcox, and their children, were the first settlers of Middleburg Heights. They arrived in Middleburg Heights around 1809 from Waterbury, Connecticut. Until 1836, the area was part of the Middleburg Township. The Village of Middleburg Heights was formed in 1928 and named after Middleburg, New York. Later, in 1961, Middleburg Heights was incorporated as a city.

Middleburg Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Big Creek Reservation
  • Chenga Skate Park
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • NASA Glenn Research Center

Things To Do In Middleburg Heights

Visitors to Middleburg Heights can visit the Pleasant Hills United Methodist Church and Saint Bartholomew Catholic Church. They can also spend leisure time at the Big Creek Metro Reservation, Lake Abram Metropolitan Reservation, and Lake Isaac Waterfowl Sanctuary. The city offers a number of shopping centers including Southland Shopping Center, Kronheims Plaza Shopping Center, Briarcliffe Plaza Shopping Center, and Sprague Square Shopping Center.

Middleburg Heights Transportation

Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport, located nearby, provides air transportation services.

Middleburg Heights Higher Education

Baldwin - Wallace College, Sanford Brown Institute, Cuyahoga Community College District and Cleveland State University provide higher education to the citizens of Middleburg Heights.

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High Points

Middleburg Heights strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 10% Middleburg Heights Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Middleburg Heights Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 11% Middleburg Heights Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 17% Middleburg Heights Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 17% Middleburg Heights Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 18% Middleburg Heights People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Middleburg Heights, Ohio

Comparing Middleburg Heights to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 4 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
Median Family Income 7 9
College Educated Adults 7 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 9
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2

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Middleburg Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SW of Parma, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44130
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.361
Longitude -81.813

Middleburg 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 3.3 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
Distance 22 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
Distance 36.1 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
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Middleburg Heights Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 15,542 100%
Male 7,367 47.4%
Female 8,175 52.6%
Under 18 2,747 17.7%
18+ 12,795 82.3%
65+ 3,367 21.7%
Median Age 43.3
Average Family Size 2.84
White 14,708 94.6%
African-American 206 1.3%
Asian 351 2.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 24 0.2%
Other 43 0.3%
Mixed Race 199 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 197 1.3%

Estimated Middleburg Heights Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 15,437
Growth -105
Growth % -0.7%

Middleburg Heights Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 19.8%
Italian 13.7%
Irish 10.9%
Polish 10%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
Slovak 6.3%
English 5%
Hungarian 4.4%
US/American 2.6%
Ukrainian 2.2%
Czech 2.1%
Slovene 1.6%
Romanian 1.6%
Greek 1.4%
Welsh 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Swedish 0.8%
Lebanese 0.8%
Croatian 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Arab/Arabic 0.5%
Austrian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Serbian 0.3%
Finnish 0.2%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.2%
European 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Palestinian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Midpark (44130)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Middleburg Heights 15,542 $60,015
Berea 18,970 $59,194
Brook Park 21,218 $53,324
Olmsted Falls 7,962 $66,196
Parma 85,655 $52,436
Parma Heights 21,659 $48,641
Strongsville 43,858 $76,964

Middleburg Heights Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(440) 816-8000
Emergency Service: Yes

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