Introduction to Strongsville, Ohio

Strongsville, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 8 miles SW of Parma, Ohio and 14 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria area. There are 43,858 residents in Strongsville.

Strongsville History

The Township of Strongsville was created on February 25, 1818. The area was named after John Stoughton Strong, the founder and one of the early settlers of the area. The township of Strongsville was divided into five school districts in 1822. Later on, the area was further sub-divided into ten districts. In 1923, Strongsville was reincorporated as a village. The area was chartered as a city in 1961.

Strongsvilleand nearby Attractions

  • Gardenview Horticultural Park
  • Big Creek Reservation
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Mill Stream Run Reservation
  • Rocky River Reservation

Things To Do In Strongsville

The Gardenview Horticultural Park is an ideal place to spend your leisure time. The Pomeroy House is also worth visiting. In Strongsville, enthusiastic shoppers can spend their day at the Southpark Mall. Old Stone Church, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Edgewater Beach and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo are also nearby.

Strongsville Transportation

International flight is available from Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport.

Strongsville Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are provided by Baldwin - Wallace College, ITT Technical Institute, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University and many other colleges and universities.


Total Population 44,649
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 22,750
Age of the Population 46


% of people married 61.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $101,559
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%


People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $902
Median House Value $191,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 17.8%

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

Strongsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SW of Parma, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 14 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44136, 44149
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.314
Longitude -81.835

Strongsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 6 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
Distance 19 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
Distance 20.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Berea 19,001 $73,618
Brook Park 18,956 $59,304
Brunswick 34,512 $72,523
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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Strongsville High Schools

20025 LUNN RD
Serves 2,414 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.6

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