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Overview

Introduction to Twinsburg, Ohio

Twinsburg, Ohio, in Summit county, is 16 miles SE of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 18 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is included in the Akron metropolitan area.

Twinsburg History

The place now known as Twinsburg was originally called Millsville. The first settler was Ethan Alling who arrived in Millsville in the year 1817. Moses and Aaron Wilcox, identical twin brothers, came to this place from Killingworth, Connecticut, in 1819. They purchased 4,000 acres of land and later donated money, as well as land, for the construction of a public square and a school in exchange for renaming the area "Twinsburg."

Twinsburg and Nearby Attractions

  • Akron Art Museum
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame
  • Twinsburg Public Library
  • Akron Zoo
  • Glen Eagle Golf Course
  • Glen Meadow Park

Things To Do In Twinsburg

There are a number of historical sites and museums in and near Twinsburg, including the 65-room country house called Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, the Akron Art Museum and the National Inventors Hall of Fame. The Plata Lake offers opportunities for various recreational activities. The city has a number of parks and amusement areas for adults as well as children. The Glen Eagle Golf Course has provisions for a quick game. The Akron Zoo, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, the Six Flags Worlds of Adventure and the Cleveland Botanical Garden, all located nearby, have a large number of animal and plant species for observation.

Twinsburg Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Cuyahoga County Airport.

Twinsburg Higher Education

Higher education is available at the John Carroll University, the Case Western Reserve University and the Baldwin-Wallace College, all located nearby.

People

Total Population 18,820
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 9,549
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $92,225
% Above Poverty Level 95.4%
% Below Poverty Level 4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,019
Median House Value $211,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.9%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 13.5%

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

Twinsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles SE of Parma, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 18 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Summit
Standard Zip Codes 44087
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.312
Longitude -81.44

Twinsburg 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 HIRAM
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Station AKRON
Distance 16.3 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
Station CHARDON
Distance 23 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aurora 15,663 $94,413
Glenwillow 1,010 $96,964
Hudson 22,389 $139,764
Macedonia 11,469 $93,677

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

Twinsburg Public Libraries

Library
Twinsburg Public Library
9840 RAVENNA RD.
Twinsburg, Ohio
(330) 425-4268
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Twinsburg High Schools

TWINSBURG HIGH SCHOOL
10084 RAVENNA RD
330-486-2400
Serves 1,136 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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