Introduction to Seven Hills, Ohio

Seven Hills, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 2 miles E of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 7 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio. Part of the surrounding Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metro area, the city is not an isolated city. Seven Hills is home to some 12,080 residents.

Seven Hills History

The history of Seven Hills dates back to prehistoric ages. Scientists believe dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals once inhabited this area. In fact, fossils of prehistoric animals were found in Seven Hills. Moreover, evidence proved that glaciers extended down to this area. The present day Seven Hills was part of Independence Township. It was incorporated in 1927 as a village and reincorporated as a city in 1961. According to one tradition, Seven Hills was so named because of the seven local hills. Others believe it derived its name from the Seven Hills of Rome.

Seven Hills and nearby Attractions

  • Brookside Park
  • Big Creek Reservation
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Ukrainian Museum - Archives
  • Shaker Museum
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Things To Do In Seven Hills

The city of Seven Hills offers a number of playgrounds and parks including John Glenn Park, Summitview Park, Calvin Park, Valleywood Park, North Park, and Cricket Lane Park. In addition, the Recreation Department organizes several special programs and events throughout the year including park concerts, kids tree lighting, and Home Days. The Memphis Kiddie Park and West Creek Reservation are also nearby.

Seven Hills Transportation

Burke Lakefront Airport is close to the city.

Seven Hills Higher Education

Baldwin - Wallace College, Cuyahoga Community College District, and Cleveland State University are nearby institutes offering higher education.


Total Population 11,735
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 25.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,828
Age of the Population 51


% of people married 57.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.6%
Median Earnings25+ $45,200
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $36,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,383


Median Family Income $82,334
% Above Poverty Level 95.8%
% Below Poverty Level 4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%


People Living Alone 27.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,098
Median House Value $164,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.7%
US/American 0.2%
English 5.3%
Irish 13.5%

Seven Hills Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles E of Parma, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 7 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44131
Phone Area Codes 216
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.395
Longitude -81.676

Seven Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 9 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 23.1 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 27.4 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
Brooklyn Heights 1,518 $75,972
Cuyahoga Heights 577 $75,833
Independence 7,136 $90,238
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