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Overview

Introduction to North Ridgeville, Ohio

North Ridgeville, Ohio, in Lorain county, is 4 miles E of Elyria, Ohio (center to center) and 18 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio. The people of the city are in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. 

North Ridgeville History

North Ridgeville was initially known as the Ridgeville Township. The township was first occupied by settlers from Waterbury, Connecticut, in May, 1810. The first permanent Town Hall was built around 1850. The area was incorporated in the year 1958 and the name was changed to North Ridgeville. In August 1960, North Ridgeville was reincorporated as a city.

North Ridgeville and Nearby Attractions

  • Goodtimes Amusement Park
  • Black River Reservation
  • Hickories Museum
  • Carlisle Reservation
  • Lake Erie Nature and Science Center
  • French Creek Reservation

Things To Do In North Ridgeville

North Ridgeville offers a number of recreational facilities including basketball fields, football fields, sand volleyball courts, tennis courts and picnic areas. The city is host of the North Ridgeville Corn Festival. You can also visit the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and the Edgewater Beach.

North Ridgeville Transportation

Lorain County Regional Airport is the nearest airport.

North Ridgeville Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are provided by Lorain County Community College, Oberlin College, Case Western Reserve University, Baldwin - Wallace College and John Carroll University. These colleges offer courses both on campus and online to students seeking higher education degrees.

Demographics

People

Total Population31,832
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+15,487
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married60.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.6%
Median Earnings25+$42,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,213
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,864

Wealth

Median Family Income$80,348
% Above Poverty Level95.1%
% Below Poverty Level4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone24.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,071
Median House Value$160,300

Ancestry

Irish20.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.3%
Italian11.4%
Polish9.8%
English9.3%
Hungarian4.5%
Slovak4.3%
Czech2.4%
Scottish2.4%
French Except Basque2%
Dutch1.3%
Slovene1.2%
Ukrainian1.1%
Welsh0.9%
Greek0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Russian0.8%
Arab0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Croatian0.6%
Romanian0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Iranian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
German0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
African0.1%
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North Ridgeville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lorain County
Standard Zip Codes44039, 44035
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.38
Approximate Longitude-82.01

North Ridgeville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationELYRIA 3 E
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationCLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance8.8 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
StationOBERLIN
Distance13.3 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
Avon22,289$110,191
Elyria53,928$49,652
North Olmsted32,108$74,159
Olmsted Falls8,889$79,699
Sheffield4,045$86,667
Sheffield Lake9,055$63,081

North Ridgeville Public Schools

Fields-sweet
8540 Root Rd
ZIP: 44039
(440) 353-1184
Primary
Total Enrollment 159
Lear North Elementary School
5580 Lear Nagle Rd
ZIP: 44039
(440) 353-1178
Primary
Total Enrollment 312
Liberty Elementary School
5700 Jaycox Rd
ZIP: 44039
(440) 327-6767
Primary
Total Enrollment 673
North Ridgeville Education Ctr Elementary School
5490 Mills Creek Ln
ZIP: 44039
(440) 353-1100
Primary
Total Enrollment 283
North Ridgeville High School
34600 Bainbridge Rd
ZIP: 44039
(440) 327-1992
High
Total Enrollment 1112
North Ridgeville Middle School
35895 Center Ridge Road
ZIP: 44039
(440) 353-1180
Middle
Total Enrollment 960
Wilcox Elementary School
34580 Bainbridge Rd
ZIP: 44039
(440) 327-2220
Primary
Total Enrollment 604

North Ridgeville Private Schools

Lake Ridge Academy
37501 Center Ridge Rd
ZIP: 44039
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 482
St Peter School
35749 Center Ridge Rd
ZIP: 44039
Elementary
Total Enrollment 292
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