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Overview

Introduction to Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Cleveland Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 5 miles S of Euclid, Ohio and 7 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. 

Cleveland Heights History

Cleveland Heights was first settled in the early 1800s. Initially it was a farming community and a part of East Cleveland. In 1903, the village of Cleveland Heights was created. The area was so named due to its location on a plateau east of the City of Cleveland. Cleveland Heights was incorporated as a city in 1921.

Cleveland Heights and Nearby Attractions

  • Forest Hills Park
  • Edgewater Beach
  • Old Stone Church
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • Cain Park

Things To Do In Cleveland Heights

While staying at Cleveland Heights, you can plan a day trip to Forest Hills Park. The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Cleveland Botanical Garden are also nearby. One can visit the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, the Children's Museum of Cleveland, the Great Lakes Science Center, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the Old Stone Church.

Cleveland Heights Transportation

Air transportation is available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.

Cleveland Heights Higher Education

John Carroll University, Baldwin - Wallace College, the University of Akron, Case Western Reserve University, Lakeland Community College and Cleveland State University are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population45,160
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+20,617
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married39.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51%
Median Earnings25+$41,314
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,833
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,299

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,716
% Above Poverty Level79.8%
% Below Poverty Level20.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.9%
% Using Public Transportation5.3%

Housing

People Living Alone36.1%
Median Gross Rent$871
Median House Value$127,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.1%
German12.1%
Irish8.4%
English5.5%
Italian5.3%
Polish4.3%
Russian2.2%
Hungarian2%
Scottish1.9%
African1.7%
Arab1.4%
French Except Basque1.3%
West Indian1.2%
Jamaican1.1%
Swedish1.1%
Welsh0.9%
Dutch0.7%
Slovak0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Slovene0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Greek0.3%
Serbian0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Liberian0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
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Cleveland Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cuyahoga County
Standard Zip Codes44106, 44121, 44112, 44118
Phone Area Codes216, 440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.51
Approximate Longitude-81.61

Cleveland Heights 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
Distance17.3 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
StationCHARDON
Distance19.8 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
StationELYRIA 3 E
Distance27.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bratenahl1,203$114,375
East Cleveland17,413$30,466
Richmond Heights10,476$63,029
Shaker Heights27,773$107,938
South Euclid21,865$71,158
University Heights13,273$84,594

Cleveland Heights Public Schools

Roxboro Elementary School
2405 Roxboro Rd
ZIP: 44106
(216) 371-7115
Primary
Total Enrollment 426
Roxboro Middle School
2400 Roxboro Rd
ZIP: 44106
(216) 371-7440
Middle
Total Enrollment 660
Caledonia Elementary School
914 Caledonia Ave
ZIP: 44112
(216) 268-6690
Primary
Total Enrollment 257
Boulevard Elementary School
1749 Lee Rd
ZIP: 44118
(216) 371-7140
Primary
Total Enrollment 328
Canterbury Elementary School
2530 Canterbury Rd
ZIP: 44118
(216) 371-7470
Primary
Total Enrollment 343
Cleveland Heights High School
13263 Cedar Rd
ZIP: 44118
(216) 371-7100
High
Total Enrollment 1803
Fairfax Elementary School
3150 Fairfax Rd
ZIP: 44118
(216) 371-7480
Primary
Total Enrollment 335
Monticello Middle School
3665 Monticello Blvd
ZIP: 44121
(216) 371-6520
Middle
Total Enrollment 608
Noble Elementary School
1293 Ardoon St
ZIP: 44121
(216) 371-6535
Primary
Total Enrollment 443
Oxford Elementary School
939 Quilliams Rd
ZIP: 44121
(216) 371-6525
Primary
Total Enrollment 303

Cleveland Heights Private Schools

Beaumont School
3301 N Park Blvd
ZIP: 44118
Secondary
Total Enrollment 410
Communion Of Saints School
2160 Stillman Rd
ZIP: 44118
Elementary
Total Enrollment 267
Hebrew Academy Of Cleveland
1860 S Taylor Rd
ZIP: 44118
Elementary
Total Enrollment 425
Horizon Montessori School
3175 Mayfield Rd
ZIP: 44118
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Lutheran High School East
3565 Mayfield Rd
ZIP: 44118
Secondary
Total Enrollment 135
Mosdos Ohr Hatorah (girls)
1700 S Taylor Rd
ZIP: 44118
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 363
Mosdos Ohr Hatorah
1508 Warrensville Center Rd
ZIP: 44121
Elementary
Total Enrollment 172
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