Overview

Introduction to Clyde, Ohio

Clyde, Ohio, in Sandusky county, is 39 miles SE of Toledo, Ohio.

Clyde History

The area now known as Clyde was originally named "Centreville." According to tradition, the community was founded by a young lieutenant who fought in the Indian wars. Sherwood Anderson, the American short story writer, was a resident of Clyde, and the city even served as a setting for his collection titled "Winesburg, Ohio." In the early 1900s, the city became involved in the automobile revolution. It was home to the Elmore Manufacturing Company, the pioneering brass era company.

Clyde and Nearby Attractions

  • Clyde Historical Museum
  • McPherson Home
  • Johnson Island Civil War Prison and Fort Site
  • Catawba Island State Park
  • Schedel Arboretum and Gardens
  • Cherry Street Park

Things To Do In Clyde

The Clyde Historical Museum houses a collection of historical treasures of the region. The Civil War hero General James B. McPherson's home is one place of historic interest. Heritage Hall, which is Clyde's Old Village Hall, dates back to the 1880s. Maritime Museum of Sandusky, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Johnson Island Civil War Prison and Fort Site and Cooke House are some of the other museums and historic sites in the area. Cherry Street Park, Hendricks Park, Gus Wolf Park and Paden Park are the parks in the city. Activities like boating, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hiking and camping can also be enjoyed at the nearby East Harbor State Park and Catawba Island State Park. Schedel Arboretum and Gardens, African Safari Wildlife Park and Cedar Point amusement park are other popular destinations near Clyde. In addition, the community hosts the Clyde Country Fair in September every year.

Clyde Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Sandusky County Regional Airport.

Clyde Higher Education

Colleges close to Clyde are Terra State Community College, Heidelberg College, Bowling Green State University - Firelands and Tiffin University.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,213
Male Share of the Population54.5%
Female Share of the Population45.5%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+2,857
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married49.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.7%
Median Earnings25+$35,085
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,037

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,292
% Above Poverty Level86.3%
% Below Poverty Level13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone22%
Median Gross Rent$727
Median House Value$98,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.9%
Irish5.8%
French Except Basque5%
English5%
Italian3.7%
Dutch2.8%
Polish2.8%
Scottish1.8%
Canadian1.7%
Swedish1.5%
Welsh0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Danishn0.3%
German0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Clyde Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySandusky County
Standard Zip Codes43410
Phone Area Codes4,19,567
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.3
Approximate Longitude-82.97

Clyde Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFREMONT
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.1 inches
StationTIFFIN
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip37 inches
StationNORWALK WWTP
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellevue7,987$68,947
Bettsville694$66,705
Castalia907$76,944
Fremont16,171$47,726
Green Springs1,376$65,893
Republic625$55,455

Clyde Public Libraries

Clyde Public Library
222 W. BUCKEYE ST.
Clyde, Ohio
(419) 547-7174

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Clyde Public Schools

Clyde Elementary School
821 S Main St
ZIP: 43410
(419) 547-9868
Primary
Total Enrollment 492
Clyde High School
1015 Race St
ZIP: 43410
(419) 547-9511
High
Total Enrollment 644
Mcpherson Middle School
4230 Limerick Rd
ZIP: 43410
(419) 547-9150
Middle
Total Enrollment 550
Vine St Elementary School
521 Vine St
ZIP: 43410
(419) 547-0588
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