Introduction to North Royalton, Ohio

North Royalton, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 6 miles S of Parma, Ohio and 12 miles S 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. North Royalton contains a population of approximately 28,648.

North Royalton History

The township of North Royalton was formed in 1818. Initially it was named Royalton after the town of Royalton in Vermont. The name was changed to North Royalton between 1880 and 1890, as another town in Ohio had the same name. The township became the Village of North Royalton on April 4, 1927. E. C. McCombs was elected as the first mayor. The City Hall of North Royalton was erected in 1937. In January, 1961, North Royalton was reincorporated as a city.

North Royalton and nearby Attractions

  • Mill Stream Run Reservation
  • Ukrainian Museum-Archives
  • Stan Hywet Hall & Garden
  • NASA Glenn Research Center
  • Rocky River Reservation
  • Hale Farm and Village

Things To Do In North Royalton

The city of North Royalton offers many recreational activities. You can visit the North Royalton Branch Cuyahoga County Public Library and the other historic sites and museums nearby. Camping, canoeing and swimming can be enjoyed at the Clare - Mar Lakes Campground. You can also enjoy shopping at the Royalton Plaza Shopping Center and the Royalwood Centre Shopping Center.

North Royalton Transportation

The nearest major airport is Cleveland - Hopkins International.

North Royalton Higher Education

Facilities for higher education are offered by Baldwin - Wallace College, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University and several other universities and colleges.


Total Population 30,321
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 16,141
Age of the Population 44


% of people married 53.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.3%
Median Earnings25+ $43,272
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,139
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,792


Median Family Income $88,131
% Above Poverty Level 94.2%
% Below Poverty Level 5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%


People Living Alone 31.5%
Median Gross Rent $789
Median House Value $189,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 0.1%
English 8.2%
Irish 15.8%

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

North Royalton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles S of Parma, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 12 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44133
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.313
Longitude -81.724

North Royalton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

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 AKRON
Distance 19.3 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
Distance 21.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brecksville 13,516 $124,234
Broadview Heights 19,268 $97,692
Independence 7,144 $95,341
Middleburg Heights 15,790 $77,373

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

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14713 RIDGE RD
Serves 1,491 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.7

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