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Overview

Introduction to Medina, Ohio

Medina, Ohio, in Medina county, is 18 miles W of Akron, Ohio and 26 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is included in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. 

Medina History

This city of Medina was originally a part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. It was established in 1816 and officially incorporated as a village in 1835. It was originally known as Mecca but the name was changed as another town by that name already existed in Ohio.

Medina and Nearby Attractions

  • Medina County Fairgrounds
  • Lake Medina
  • Broadway Creek
  • Medina Public Square Historic District
  • Roscoe Ewing Park
  • Clinical Apothecaries

Things To Do In Medina

Public Square is a nice place to visit and view Victorian architecture, fine restaurants, unique shops and special events. The Medina Recreation Center has facilities for fitness as well as entertainment activities.

Medina Transportation

The Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Medina Higher Education

Medina County Career Center is the local college. Educational options in neighboring areas include Lorain County Community College, the University of Akron and Baldwin-Wallace College.

Demographics

People

Total Population26,445
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+13,377
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married50.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher35.5%
Median Earnings25+$39,563
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,443
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,860

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,604
% Above Poverty Level90.2%
% Below Poverty Level9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone29.4%
Median Gross Rent$800
Median House Value$160,700

Ancestry

Irish19.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.9%
Italian11.5%
English10%
Polish8.9%
Hungarian4.6%
French Except Basque2.9%
Slovak2.8%
Scottish2.5%
Czech2.1%
Russian1.5%
Welsh1.4%
Dutch1.3%
Arab1.2%
Greek0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
Canadian0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Slovene0.6%
Croatian0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
US/American0.4%
German0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Estonian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
African0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
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Medina Almanac

CategoryValue
County Medina County
Standard Zip Codes44256, 44215
P.O. Box Zip Codes44258
Phone Area Codes234,330
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.13
Approximate Longitude-81.86

Medina Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHIPPEWA LAKE
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationAKRON
Distance18.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationOBERLIN
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brunswick34,578$74,672
Chippewa Lake656$60,893
Lodi2,789$42,328
Seville2,505$74,417
Wadsworth22,578$80,057
Westfield Center1,199$98,125

Medina Public Libraries

Medina County District Library
210 S. BROADWAY
Medina, Ohio
(330) 725-0588

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Medina Hospitals

Medina Hospital
(Non-profit)
1000 East Washington Street
(330) 725-1000

Medina Public Schools

A. I. Root Middle School
333 W Sturbridge Dr
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-3500
Middle
Total Enrollment 824
Buckeye Primary School
3180 Columbia Rd
ZIP: 44256
(877) 644-6338
Primary
Total Enrollment 649
Buckeye High School
3084 Columbia Rd
ZIP: 44256
(330) 722-8257
High
Total Enrollment 638
Buckeye Intermediate School
3140 Columbia Rd
ZIP: 44256
(330) 722-8257
Middle
Total Enrollment 572
Buckeye Junior High School
3024 Columbia Rd
ZIP: 44256
(330) 722-8257
Middle
Total Enrollment 375
Claggett Middle School
420 E Union St
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-3600
Middle
Total Enrollment 872
Eliza Northrop Elementary
950 East Reagan Parkway
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-4600
Primary
Total Enrollment 530
Ella Canavan Elementary School
825 Lawrence St
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-4000
Primary
Total Enrollment 405
Evolve Academy
222 S Broadway St
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-4213
Other
Total Enrollment 12
Garfield Elementary School
234 S Broadway St
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-4200
Primary
Total Enrollment 294
Granger Elementary School
3940 Ridge Rd
ZIP: 44256
(330) 239-1901
Primary
Total Enrollment 452
H G Blake Elementary School
4704 Lexington Ridge Dr
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-3900
Primary
Total Enrollment 471
Heritage Elementary School
833 Guilford Blvd
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-4400
Primary
Total Enrollment 367
Highland High School
4150 Ridge Rd
ZIP: 44256
(330) 239-1901
High
Total Enrollment 1044
Highland Middle School
3880 Ridge Rd
ZIP: 44256
(330) 239-1901
Middle
Total Enrollment 763
Medina County Career Center
1101 W Liberty St
ZIP: 44256
(330) 725-8461
High
Medina High School
777 E Union St
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-3200
High
Total Enrollment 2116
Ralph E. Waite Elementary
4765 Cobblestone Park Drive
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-4500
Primary
Total Enrollment 522
Sidney Fenn Elementary School
320 N Spring Grove St
ZIP: 44256
(330) 636-4100
Primary
Total Enrollment 426

Medina Private Schools

Kids Country
3550 Octagon Dr
ZIP: 44256
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
Medina Childrens House
724 E Smith Rd
ZIP: 44256
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Medina Christian Academy
3646 Medina Rd
ZIP: 44256
Elementary
Total Enrollment 117
Small Wonders Childcare & Preschool
731 Weymouth Rd
ZIP: 44256
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
St Francis Xavier School
612 E Washington St
ZIP: 44256
Elementary
Total Enrollment 439
The Goddard School - Medina
5138 Normandy Park Dr
ZIP: 44256
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
The Nurtury
250 N Spring Grove St
ZIP: 44256
Elementary
Total Enrollment 31
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