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Overview

Introduction to Brooklyn, Ohio

Brooklyn, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 2 miles N of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 4 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio. The people of the city are in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area.

Brooklyn History

The first settler in Brooklyn was a frontiersman named Granger. However, later he moved to the central part of Ohio. The first permanent settler was James Fish who arrived in this area in 1811. More families followed and Brooklyn was established in 1818. It was incorporated as a village in 1867, the same year it got its first post office.

Brooklyn and Nearby Attractions

  • Ridge Park Square
  • Cascade Crossings
  • Biddulph Plaza
  • Memphis Picnic Area
  • Brooklyn City Hall
  • Memorial Park

Things To Do In Brooklyn

Brooklyn is part of the Cleveland Metroparks network. Two Metroparks Reservations are in, or around, the city. One is Brookside Reservation which spreads over 135 acres of land and offers many recreational opportunities. The second is Big Creek Reservation with approximately 37 acres of picnic area in Brooklyn. Apart from its parks, Brooklyn offers great shopping and dining opportunities.

Brooklyn Transportation

The Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is nearby.

Brooklyn Higher Education

The Baldwin-Wallace College, Cleveland State University and Cuyahoga Community College District are in the neighborhood.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,936
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens20.4%
Employed Population 16+5,445
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married41.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,478
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,801
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,821

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,293
% Above Poverty Level87.1%
% Below Poverty Level12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone40.6%
Median Gross Rent$677
Median House Value$103,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.1%
German22.3%
Irish14.9%
Italian8.4%
Polish8.1%
English5%
Slovak4.9%
Arab4.4%
Russian3.7%
Hungarian2.9%
Lebanese1.8%
Czech1.7%
Greek1.4%
Scottish1.3%
French Except Basque1.3%
Ukrainian1.2%
Romanian1.2%
Croatian0.8%
Slovene0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Serbian0.3%
Moroccan0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Egyptian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
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Brooklyn Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cuyahoga County
Standard Zip Codes44144
Phone Area Codes216
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.44
Approximate Longitude-81.74

Brooklyn 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
Distance6.5 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
StationAKRON
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationOBERLIN
Distance27.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brooklyn Heights1,603$74,000
Cuyahoga Heights603$62,031
Newburgh Heights1,869$36,728
Parma80,088$62,298
Parma Heights20,311$57,480
Seven Hills11,697$92,235

Brooklyn Public Schools

Brooklyn High School
9200 Biddulph Rd
ZIP: 44144
(216) 485-8162
High
Total Enrollment 611
Brooklyn Middle School
9200 Biddulph Rd
ZIP: 44144
(216) 485-8127
Middle
Total Enrollment 344
Brookridge Elementary School
4500 Ridge Rd
ZIP: 44144
(216) 485-8176
Primary
Total Enrollment 439

Brooklyn Private Schools

Heritage Christian School
4403 Tiedeman Rd Rear
ZIP: 44144
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 189
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