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Overview

Introduction to Sheffield Lake, Ohio

Sheffield Lake, Ohio, in Lorain county, is 4 miles NE of Lorain, Ohio (center to center) and 21 miles W of Cleveland, Ohio

Sheffield Lake History

The area that is now known as Sheffield Lake was once occupied by Native American Indians. In 1815, Captain John Day of Sheffield, Massachusetts and Captain Jabez Burrell bought a tract of land in the Connecticut Western Reserve. Later that year several settlers arrived at the mouth of the French Creek and a community called Sheffield was formed. The village of Sheffield Lake was incorporated in 1920.

Sheffield Lake and Nearby Attractions

  • Hickories Museum
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • 103rd OVI Memorial Foundation
  • Goodtimes Amusement Park
  • Westshore Park
  • Bradley Woods Reservation

Things To Do In Sheffield Lake

Oberlin Heritage Center, Hickories Museum and NASA Glenn Research Center are frequently visited. Inland Seas Maritime Museum has exhibits which portray lighthouses, shipwrecks and shipping of the Great Lakes. Places of historical interest include Johnson Island Civil War Prison and Fort Site and Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial. Popular attractions near Sheffield Lake are African Safari Wildlife Park and Cedar Point. Recreational opportunities are available at Bradley Woods Reservation, Carlisle Reservation and French Creek Reservation.

Sheffield Lake Transportation

Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Sheffield Lake Higher Education

Lorain County Community College, Oberlin College and Baldwin-Wallace College are nearby colleges.

People

Total Population 9,063
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 13.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,701
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.6%
Median Earnings25+ $34,978
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,962
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,401

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,706
% Above Poverty Level 88.2%
% Below Poverty Level 11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.8%
Median Gross Rent $910
Median House Value $113,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 13.4%

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

Sheffield Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NE of Lorain, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 21 miles W of Cleveland, Ohio
County Lorain
Standard Zip Codes 44054
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.487
Longitude -82.101

Sheffield Lake 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 7.7 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 14.4 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 16.4 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, Sheffield Lake, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sheffield Village (44054)

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
Avon Lake 23,052 $103,957
Elyria 54,050 $48,191
Lorain 63,778 $42,702

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

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