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Overview

Introduction to Willoughby Hills, Ohio

Willoughby Hills, Ohio, in Lake county, is 5 miles E of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 15 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio. There are 8,595 residents in the city.

Willoughby Hills History

The city of Willoughby Hills, which was settled in 1798 by David Abbott, was named "Willoughby" in honor of a public health official, Dr. Westel Willoughby Jr. Incorporated as a hamlet in 1954, it was formally incorporated as a city in 1970. The Chagrin River flows through this city. Lake County which is located by the southern shore of Lake Erie, was given its name because of its location.

Willoughby Hills and Nearby Attractions

  • North Chagrin Reservation
  • Old River Farm Reserved Picnic Area
  • Brookside Park
  • International Women's Air & Space Museum
  • Hach-Otis State Nature Preserve
  • Century Village Museum

Things To Do In Willoughby Hills

A trip may be planned to Cleveland Botanical Garden and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Golfers may enjoy a game at Airport Greens Golf Course. Recreational opportunities are available at South Chagrin Reservation, Cleveland Lakefront State Park, and Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park. Museums include Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse and the Cleveland Museum of Art. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum exhibits memorabilia consisting of handwritten lyrics, musical instruments, and working music displays. Six Flags Worlds of Adventure and Holden Arboretum are other attractions in the area.

Willoughby Hills Transportation

Flights are available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.

Willoughby Hills Higher Education

Lakeland Community College, John Carroll University, Notre Dame College of Ohio, and Case Western Reserve University are some of the colleges near Willoughby Hils.

People

Total Population 9,428
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 4,928
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 50.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,334
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.4%
Median Gross Rent $797
Median House Value $247,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.9%
US/American 0.1%
English 6.2%
Irish 9.4%

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

Willoughby Hills Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles E of Euclid, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 15 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 44092, 44094
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.598
Longitude -81.418

Willoughby Hills 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 PAINESVILLE 4 NW
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 81 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station CHARDON
Distance 12.2 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 26.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Kirtland 6,836 $120,172
Mayfield 3,421 $90,139

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

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