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Overview

Introduction to Brook Park, Ohio

Brook Park, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 4 miles W of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 9 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. There are an estimated 21,218 people in Brook Park.

Brook Park History

In 1914, the present day city of Brook Park was founded. At that time, it was part of the Middleburg Township. In 1925, the area was suggested as the site of the Hopkins Airport by William R. Hopkins. The construction of the airport ended in 1947. Brook Park was formally incorporated as a city in the year 1961. William J. Sifleet was the first elected major of Brook Park and is often referred to as the "Father of Brook Park".

Brook Park and nearby Attractions

  • Rocky River Reservation
  • Lake Erie Nature and Science Center
  • Brookside Park
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • NASA Glenn Research Center
  • Ukrainian Museum-Archives

Things To Do In Brook Park

While staying at Brook Park, you can plan a day trip to the Willow Bend Picnic Area. Shopping can be enjoyed at Brookgate Shopping Center and Thrift City Shopping Center. You can also visit the Assumption Catholic Church. In addition, there are several parks and playgrounds in Brook Park. The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and Old Stone Church are also worth visiting.

Brook Park Transportation

Cleveland - Hopkins Airport is the local airport.

Brook Park Higher Education

Opportunities for higher studies are provided by Baldwin - Wallace College, Cuyahoga Community College District, John Carroll University, Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University, and several other nearby colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,875
Male Share of the Population49.2%
Female Share of the Population50.8%
Senior Citizens20%
Employed Population 16+8,958
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married46.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.6%
Median Earnings25+$33,400
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,536
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,775

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,571
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone31.5%
Median Gross Rent$850
Median House Value$111,800

Ancestry

German25.8%
Irish19.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.9%
Italian12.8%
Polish10.7%
English8.2%
Slovak5.8%
Hungarian3.8%
Czech2.8%
Dutch2.2%
Arab1.9%
Slovene1.7%
French Except Basque1.7%
Croatian1.3%
Ukrainian1.3%
Scottish1%
Russian1%
Palestinian0.9%
Romanian0.8%
African0.8%
Somali0.8%
Greek0.7%
Lithuanian0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Guyanese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Portuguese0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Brook Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cuyahoga County
Standard Zip Codes44142
Phone Area Codes440,216
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.4
Approximate Longitude-81.82

Brook Park 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
Distance2.4 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
Distance23.3 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
Distance34.6 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
Berea18,949$79,306
Brooklyn10,936$54,293
Fairview Park16,473$73,688
Middleburg Heights15,724$80,728
Parma80,088$62,298
Parma Heights20,311$57,480

Brook Park Public Schools

Brook Park Memorial Elementary School
16900 Holland Rd
ZIP: 44142
(216) 433-1350
Primary
Total Enrollment 666
Brookview Elementary School
14105 Snow Rd
ZIP: 44142
(216) 676-4334
Primary
Total Enrollment 433
Ford Intermediate School
17001 Holland Rd
ZIP: 44142
(216) 433-1133
Middle
Total Enrollment 926
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