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Overview

Introduction to Lyndhurst, Ohio

Lyndhurst, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 5 miles S of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 10 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. Part of the surrounding Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metro area, the city is not an isolated city. 

Lyndhurst History

Parts of the city of Lyndhurst were originally in the Mayfield Township. The entire city was later incorporated as a part of the Cuyahoga County. Currently, though the major population of Lyndhurst consists of Whites there are also communities of African Americans, Native Americans, Asians, Pacific Islander and Hispanics or Latinos.

Lyndhurst and Nearby Attractions

  • James A. Garfield National Historic Site
  • Western Reserve Historical Society Museum
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden
  • Brainard Park
  • Lyndhurst Golf Course

Things To Do In Lyndhurst

Due to its location in the Cuyahoga county, Lyndhurst is close to a number of historical sites and museums. From here one can visit the home of the 20th President of the United States, which is now the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. The Western Reserve Historical Society Museum houses exhibits about the northeast Ohio history in the Hay-McKinney mansion, while the Cleveland Museum of Art has collections of Asian, African, medieval, decorative and contemporary arts. Also nearby are the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Shaker Museum. Lyndhurst also has its own city hall, a country club and a golf course. In addition, one can visit the churches lining the streets of this city or simply plan a fun day trip to any of the parks in the area. The city also has quite a few shopping malls that are ideal for the enthusiastic shoppers.

Lyndhurst Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Cuyahoga County Airport.

Lyndhurst Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are provided by the John Carroll University, the Case Western Reserve University and the Lakeland Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,678
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens25.3%
Employed Population 16+6,900
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married53.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher49.1%
Median Earnings25+$46,856
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,964
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,449

Wealth

Median Family Income$85,398
% Above Poverty Level95.4%
% Below Poverty Level4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone34.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,181
Median House Value$141,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.9%
Italian18.6%
Irish14.7%
English6.6%
Hungarian5.3%
Polish5.1%
Russian3.4%
Slovak2%
Slovene1.9%
Greek1.3%
Croatian1.3%
French Except Basque1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Ukrainian1.2%
Czech1%
Welsh1%
Swedish1%
Dutch0.9%
Arab0.8%
Portuguese0.8%
Brazilian0.8%
Swiss0.8%
Lithuanian0.7%
Austrian0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
US/American0.5%
African0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Liberian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
South African0.1%
German0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Lyndhurst Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cuyahoga County
Standard Zip Codes44124
Phone Area Codes216,440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.5
Approximate Longitude-81.47

Lyndhurst 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
Distance16.4 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
Distance20.5 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
StationAKRON
Distance30.2 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
Highland Heights8,380$117,500
Mayfield Heights18,841$67,844
Pepper Pike6,213$185,313
Richmond Heights10,456$61,040
South Euclid21,792$68,081
University Heights13,201$92,045

Lyndhurst Public Schools

Brush High School
4875 Glenlyn Rd
ZIP: 44124
(216) 691-2065
High
Total Enrollment 1334
Sunview Elementary School
5520 Meadow Wood Blvd
ZIP: 44124
(216) 691-2225
Primary
Total Enrollment 373

Lyndhurst Private Schools

Julie Billiart School
4982 Clubside Rd
ZIP: 44124
Elementary
Total Enrollment 121
St Clare School
5655 Mayfield Rd
ZIP: 44124
Elementary
Total Enrollment 198
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