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Overview

Introduction to Highland Heights, Ohio

Highland Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 3 miles SE of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 11 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio.

Highland Heights History

The city, formerly part of the Mayfield Township, was founded in 1920 and incorporated as the City of Highland Heights in 1967. This city was the first in Cuyahoga County to need new residential neighborhoods in order to have ornamental lamp posts and underground wiring. 

Highland Heights and Nearby Attractions

  • Holden Arboretum
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Goodtimes Amusement Park
  • Cleveland Lakefront State Park
  • Six Flags Worlds of Adventure

Things To Do In Highland Heights

Western Reserve Historical Society Museum, Dunham Tavern Museum, the Shaker Museum and the Cleveland Museum of Art are popular museums near Highland Heights. Goodtimes Amusement Park, the Cleveland Botanical Garden and the Akron Zoo are other attractions in the region. Helen Hazen Wyman Metropolitan Park, Brecksville Reservation, Euclid Creek Reservation and Headlands Beach State Park offer recreational facilities. Punderson State Park has a golf course, a lodge and cottages. Visitors may enjoy boating, fishing, camping and swimming at the park.

Highland Heights Transportation

Air transportation is available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.

Highland Heights Higher Education

Colleges nearby include John Carroll University, Lakeland Community College, Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,366
Male Share of the Population53%
Female Share of the Population47%
Senior Citizens19.7%
Employed Population 16+4,355
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married61.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher55.1%
Median Earnings25+$51,824
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,464

Wealth

Median Family Income$114,792
% Above Poverty Level96.4%
% Below Poverty Level3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,022
Median House Value$246,700

Ancestry

Italian22.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.2%
German15.5%
Irish13.9%
English7.9%
Russian4.4%
Polish4.3%
Hungarian4.3%
Slovene4.1%
Czech2.2%
Slovak1.9%
Lithuanian1.9%
Arab1.6%
Greek1.2%
Scottish1%
Swedish0.9%
Jordanian0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
Dutch0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Iranian0.4%
French Except Basque0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Estonian0.2%
Australian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Highland Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cuyahoga County
Standard Zip Codes44143
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.55
Approximate Longitude-81.48

Highland 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)

StationCHARDON
Distance15.4 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
StationCLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance21.9 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
StationELYRIA 3 E
Distance31.8 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
Euclid47,863$49,668
Lyndhurst13,736$81,236
Mayfield3,401$94,408
Mayfield Heights18,878$64,206
Richmond Heights10,476$63,029
South Euclid21,865$71,158
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