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Overview

Introduction to Maple Heights, Ohio

Maple Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 8 miles E of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 8 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria area.

Maple Heights History

The city of Maple Heights was originally part of the Bedford Township. In 1813, the area was first settled in by Benjamin Fitch of Connecticut. The Dunham Road was built by John Dunham who came to Maple Heights in the year 1817. The development of present day Maple Heights began around 1849 with the opening of the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad. The Connotton Valley Railroad was opened in 1881. Maple Heights was initially incorporated in July 1915 as a village. Later, on the 1st of January 1932, Maple Heights was reincorporated as a city.

Maple Heights and Nearby Attractions

  • Shaker Museum
  • Dunham Tavern Museum
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden
  • Shaker Museum
  • Children's Museum of Cleveland

Things To Do In Maple Heights

While staying at Maple Heights, one can visit the Cleveland Botanical Garden, Shaker Museum and Children's Museum of Cleveland. The city also has numerous well maintained parks such as Dunham Park, Southgate U.S.A. Park, Stafford Park, Home Street Park and Benhoff Park. Also, there are several quality shopping areas, restaurants and bars at Maple Heights.

Maple Heights Transportation

Cuyahoga County Airport is just a few minutes drive away.

Maple Heights Higher Education

The nearest colleges and universities are John Carroll University, Cleveland State University, Baldwin - Wallace College and Case Western Reserve University.

People

Total Population 22,792
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 9,741
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 31.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $29,090
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,097
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,432

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,343
% Above Poverty Level 79.2%
% Below Poverty Level 20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 6.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.6%
Median Gross Rent $809
Median House Value $74,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 68.2%
US/American 0%
English 1.8%
Irish 4.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maple Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles E of Parma, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 8 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Cuyahoga
Standard Zip Codes 44137
Phone Area Codes 216
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.415
Longitude -81.566

Maple 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)

Station CLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 44 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station CHARDON
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station CHIPPEWA LAKE
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bedford 12,868 $54,692
Bedford Heights 10,665 $50,123
Garfield Heights 28,365 $46,849

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Maple Heights High Schools

MAPLE HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL
5500 CLEMENT AVE
216-587-3200
Serves 1,076 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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