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Overview

Introduction to East Cleveland, Ohio

East Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 5 miles SW of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 6 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. 

East Cleveland History

East Cleveland was initially incorporated as a village in the year 1895. Later, in 1911, it was reincorporated as a city. East Cleveland is home to Nela Park, which is the functional headquarters of GE Lighting. The present day city of East Cleveland also includes parts of Euclid Avenue, which until the 1920s was referred to as the Millionaire's Row. East Cleveland became one of the largest black communities of Ohio by 1984.

East Cleveland and Nearby Attractions

  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Cleveland Lakefront State Park
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden
  • Euclid Creek Reservation
  • Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
  • Western Reserve Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In East Cleveland

East Cleveland includes a 248-acre Forest Hill Park where you can enjoy scenic walking trails, baseball diamonds and tennis courts. Leisure time can also be spent at Pattison Park and Hawley Park. In addition, you can visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center. Also, the Recreation Department of East Cleveland organizes a number of activities and events throughout the year.

East Cleveland Transportation

The nearest airport is Cuyahoga County Airport.

East Cleveland Higher Education

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University and Baldwin - Wallace College are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population17,413
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens19.2%
Employed Population 16+5,359
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married21.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.4%
Median Earnings25+$21,761
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,153
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,939

Wealth

Median Family Income$30,466
% Above Poverty Level58.2%
% Below Poverty Level41.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work5%
% Using Public Transportation20.1%

Housing

People Living Alone47.7%
Median Gross Rent$575
Median House Value$58,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)83.9%
Irish2.1%
German1.2%
English1.1%
West Indian1%
African0.9%
Jamaican0.8%
Italian0.6%
Russian0.3%
Scottish0.3%
Polish0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Arab0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
French Except Basque0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Czech0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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East Cleveland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cuyahoga County
Standard Zip Codes44110, 44112, 44118
Phone Area Codes216
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.57
Approximate Longitude-81.56

East Cleveland 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
Distance16.8 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
Distance20.8 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
StationAKRON
Distance31.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip36 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bratenahl1,203$114,375
Cleveland Heights45,160$73,716
Richmond Heights10,476$63,029
Shaker Heights27,773$107,938
South Euclid21,865$71,158
University Heights13,273$84,594

East Cleveland Public Libraries

East Cleveland Public Library
14101 EUCLID AVE.
East Cleveland, Ohio
(216) 541-4128

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East Cleveland Public Schools

Chambers Elementary School
14121 Shaw Ave
ZIP: 44112
(216) 268-6640
Primary
Total Enrollment 307
Heritage Middle School
14410 Terrace Rd
ZIP: 44112
(216) 268-6610
Middle
Total Enrollment 335
Mayfair Elementary School
13916 Mayfair Ave
ZIP: 44112
(216) 268-6650
Primary
Total Enrollment 229
Mc^2 Stem High School
1975 Noble Rd
ZIP: 44112
(216) 838-0000
High
Total Enrollment 387
Prospect Elementary School
1843 Stanwood Rd
ZIP: 44112
(216) 268-6630
Primary
Total Enrollment 167
Shaw High School
15320 Euclid Ave
ZIP: 44112
(216) 268-6500
High
Total Enrollment 915
Superior Elementary School
1865 Garfield Rd
ZIP: 44112
(216) 268-6670
Primary
Total Enrollment 276
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