Overview

Introduction to Eastlake, Ohio

Eastlake, Ohio, in Lake county, is 5 miles W of Mentor, Ohio (center to center) and 16 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is included in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area.

Eastlake History

Originally, the Erie Indians inhabited Eastlake. During the mid 18th century, huts and a cabin were built by Charles Parker for the Connecticut Land Company. The first mill of Eastlake was built by David Abbott. Settlers from York State came between the 1830s and 1840s. On September 9, 1948, Eastlake was incorporated as a village. It adopted a Council form of government in 1949 and Wilson Crosier became its first elected mayor. Eastlake was reincorporated on October 6, 1951 as a city.

Eastlake and Nearby Attractions

  • Chagrin River Park
  • Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse
  • Euclid Creek Reservation
  • James A. Garfield National Historic Site
  • Mentor Beach Park
  • Osborne Park - Willoughby

Things To Do In Eastlake

At Eastlake, you can visit the Willo - Lake Church of the Nazarene and First United Church of Christ. The Chagrin River Park is also a good place to spend your free time. You can also visit the Boulevard of 500 Flags, which is a memorial to the local veterans. The All Season Amusement Productions is also nearby.

Eastlake Transportation

Air transportation is available from Cuyahoga County Airport.

Eastlake Higher Education

Lakeland Community College, Case Western Reserve University and John Carroll University are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,229
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens18.1%
Employed Population 16+9,370
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married47.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.9%
Median Earnings25+$37,078
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,724

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,142
% Above Poverty Level89.4%
% Below Poverty Level10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone31.1%
Median Gross Rent$843
Median House Value$125,200

Ancestry

Irish17.6%
Italian15.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.6%
English7.5%
Polish7%
Slovene6.6%
Hungarian4.9%
Croatian3.5%
Slovak2.8%
French Except Basque2.5%
Scottish2.2%
Czech1.2%
Lithuanian1%
Swedish1%
African0.9%
Russian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Greek0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Serbian0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Romanian0.3%
German0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Latvian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Eastlake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lake County
Standard Zip Codes44095
P.O. Box Zip Codes44097
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.65
Approximate Longitude-81.43

Eastlake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPAINESVILLE 4 NW
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp21 to 35 F
Apr Temp39 to 56 F
Jul Temp64 to 81 F
Oct Temp46 to 63 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationCHARDON
Distance14.7 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
Distance36.3 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
Lakeline243$85,000
Timberlake751$78,162
Waite Hill399$123,750
Wickliffe12,733$71,475
Willoughby22,770$77,377
Willowick14,160$72,408

Eastlake Public Schools

Eastlake Middle School
35972 Lake Shore Blvd
ZIP: 44095
(440) 942-5696
Middle
Total Enrollment 435
Jefferson Elementary School
35980 Lake Shore Blvd
ZIP: 44095
(440) 942-7244
Primary
Total Enrollment 401
Longfellow Elementary School
35200 Stevens Blvd
ZIP: 44095
(440) 975-3720
Primary
Total Enrollment 543
North High School
34041 Stevens Blvd
ZIP: 44095
(440) 975-3666
High
Total Enrollment 1322
Washington Elementary School
503 Vegas Dr
ZIP: 44095
(440) 975-3710
Primary
Total Enrollment 394

Eastlake Private Schools

St Mary Magdalene/st Justin Martyr School
35741 Stevens Blvd
ZIP: 44095
Elementary
Total Enrollment 190
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