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Overview

Introduction to Richmond Heights, Ohio

Richmond Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 2 miles S of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 10 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria area. There are 10,944 residents in Richmond Heights.

Richmond Heights History

Richmond Heights was originally a part of the Township of Euclid. In 1917, it was separated from the township and incorporated as a village. At that time, the area was named as the Village of Claribel. Later, in 1918, it was renamed Richmond Heights. In 1953, gas and water mains were installed in Richmond Heights. The area was reincorporated as a city in 1960. The City of Richmond Heights adopted a mayor - council system of government.

Richmond Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Euclid Creek Reservation
  • Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden
  • Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
  • Sea World Ohio
  • Western Reserve Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In Richmond Heights

While staying in Richmond Heights, you can enjoy a number of recreational activities at Desan Park and Community Park. You can also spend your leisure hours shopping at the Hilltop Plaza Shopping Center and Richmond Town Square Shopping Center. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Cleveland Police Museum are also worth visiting. In addition, the Cain Park, City of Beachwood Family Aquatic Center, and Bexley Park are nearby.

Richmond Heights Transportation

You can reach Cuyahoga County Airport within a few minutes.

Richmond Heights Higher Education

John Carroll University, Lakeland Community College, and Case Western Reserve University are the nearby colleges and universities.

People

Total Population 10,485
Male Share of the Population 43.9%
Female Share of the Population 56.1%
Senior Citizens 21.4%
Employed Population 16+ 5,207
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 42.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,161
% Above Poverty Level 89.4%
% Below Poverty Level 10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.1%
Median Gross Rent $711
Median House Value $144,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.9%
US/American 0%
English 4.8%
Irish 5.4%

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

Richmond Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles S of Euclid, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 10 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44143
Phone Area Codes 216
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.552
Longitude -81.51

Richmond Heights 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 CHARDON
Distance 17.1 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
Station CLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance 20.5 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 ELYRIA 3 E
Distance 30.3 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Mayfield Village (44143)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cleveland Heights 45,388 $74,167
Euclid 48,105 $48,714
Highland Heights 8,337 $104,693
Lyndhurst 13,792 $78,676
Mayfield Heights 18,918 $61,480

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

Richmond Heights Hospitals

UHHS RICHMOND HEIGHTS HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
27100 CHARDON ROAD
(440) 585-6136
Emergency Service: Yes

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Richmond Heights High Schools

RICHMOND HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL
447 RICHMOND RD
216-692-0094
Serves 335 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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