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Overview

Introduction to Bay Village, Ohio

Bay Village, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 6 miles W of Lakewood, Ohio (center to center) and 11 miles W of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is considered part of the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area.

Bay Village History

The wandering tribes of the Erie Indians originally used the area now known as Bay Village as their hunting and fishing grounds. Until 1803, the area was a part of Connecticut. Joseph Cahoon first visited Bay Village during 1799 and settled in this area around 1809. Between 1811 and 1818, the area was rapidly settled in. The electric railway running from Cleveland to Toledo was built through Bay Village around 1896. The city hall was established in 1914. Bay Village was incorporated in 1950 as a city and the present charter became effective on January 1, 1950.

Bay Village and Nearby Attractions

  • Lake Erie Nature and Science Center
  • Huntington Reservation
  • Rose Hill Museum
  • Cahoon Park
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Things To Do In Bay Village

The replica of the Cahoon Family's log cabin can be viewed at the Rose Hill Museum. The Cahoon Memorial Park includes lighted tennis courts, a sledding hill, basketball courts, baseball diamonds, a swimming pool, soccer fields and an ice skating rink. Shopping can be enjoyed at Bay - Knoll Shopping Center and Dove Junction Shopping Center. Picnic spots are available at Lake Picnic Area and Wolf Picnic Area.

Bay Village Transportation

International air transportation is available from Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport.

Bay Village Higher Education

Lorain County Community College, Cleveland State University, Baldwin - Wallace College and Cuyahoga Community College District are close to the city.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,414
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens17.5%
Employed Population 16+7,759
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married62.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher64%
Median Earnings25+$55,551
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$109,673
% Above Poverty Level96.5%
% Below Poverty Level3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home9.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone24.2%
Median Gross Rent$976
Median House Value$215,100

Ancestry

German31.2%
Irish27.4%
English14.5%
Italian12.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.9%
Polish7%
Scottish5.9%
Hungarian4.1%
Slovak2.8%
Welsh2.8%
French Except Basque2.6%
Dutch2.2%
Swedish1.7%
Czech1.4%
Arab1.2%
Slovene1.1%
Greek1%
Swiss0.9%
Russian0.8%
Ukrainian0.8%
Austrian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Croatian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Palestinian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Moroccan0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Latvian0.2%
US/American0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
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Bay Village Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cuyahoga County
Standard Zip Codes44140
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.48
Approximate Longitude-81.92

Bay Village Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 81 F
Oct Temp44 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches
StationOBERLIN
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches
StationCHARDON
Distance38.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avon22,289$110,191
Avon Lake23,221$102,456
Fairview Park16,473$73,688
North Olmsted32,108$74,159
Rocky River20,211$100,334
Westlake32,408$103,875

Bay Village Public Schools

Bay High School
29230 Wolf Rd
ZIP: 44140
(440) 617-7400
High
Total Enrollment 816
Bay Middle School
27725 Wolf Rd
ZIP: 44140
(440) 617-7600
Middle
Total Enrollment 794
Normandy Elementary School
26920 Normandy Rd
ZIP: 44140
(440) 617-7350
Primary
Total Enrollment 553
Westerly Elementary School
30301 Wolf Rd
ZIP: 44140
(440) 617-7550
Primary
Total Enrollment 376

Bay Village Private Schools

St Raphael Elementary School
525 Dover Center Rd
ZIP: 44140
Elementary
Total Enrollment 781
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