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Overview

Introduction to North Ridgeville, Ohio

North Ridgeville, Ohio, in Lorain county, is 4 miles E of Elyria, Ohio (center to center) and 18 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio. The people of the city are in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. North Ridgeville has a population of 22,338.

North Ridgeville History

North Ridgeville was initially known as the Ridgeville Township. The township was first occupied by settlers from Waterbury, Connecticut, in May, 1810. The first permanent Town Hall was built around 1850. The area was incorporated in the year 1958 and the name was changed to North Ridgeville. In August 1960, North Ridgeville was reincorporated as a city.

North Ridgeville and nearby Attractions

  • Goodtimes Amusement Park
  • Black River Reservation
  • Hickories Museum
  • Carlisle Reservation
  • Lake Erie Nature and Science Center
  • French Creek Reservation

Things To Do In North Ridgeville

North Ridgeville offers a number of recreational facilities including basketball fields, football fields, sand volleyball courts, tennis courts, and picnic areas. The city is host of the North Ridgeville Corn Festival. You can also visit the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and the Edgewater Beach.

North Ridgeville Transportation

Lorain County Regional Airport is the nearest airport.

North Ridgeville Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are provided by Lorain County Community College, Oberlin College, Case Western Reserve University, Baldwin - Wallace College, and John Carroll University. These colleges offer courses both on campus and online to students seeking higher education degrees.

People

Total Population 31,240
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 18.1%
Employed Population 16+ 15,015
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 59.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,080
% Above Poverty Level 93.3%
% Below Poverty Level 6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,021
Median House Value $160,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 20.5%

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

North Ridgeville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles E of Elyria, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 18 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio
County Lorain
Standard Zip Codes 44035, 44039
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.389
Longitude -82.019

North Ridgeville 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 ELYRIA 3 E
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station CLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance 8.8 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 OBERLIN
Distance 13.3 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, North Ridgeville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ridgeville (44035)

Sheffield Village (44035)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avon 22,046 $106,905
Elyria 54,050 $48,191

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

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North Ridgeville High Schools

NORTH RIDGEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
34600 BAINBRIDGE RD
440-327-1992
Serves 1,123 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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