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Overview

Introduction to Painesville, Ohio

Painesville, Ohio, in Lake county, is 6 miles NE of Mentor, Ohio (center to center) and 28 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is part of the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

Painesville History

In 1805 the place was platted under the name of "Champion" after General Henry Champion. However, the name was changed to "Painesville" in honor of General Edward Paine. He was among the first settlers in this region having arrived here around 1800. Painesville was officially incorporated in the year 1832.

Painesville and Nearby Attractions

  • Helen Rockwell Morley Memorial Music Hall
  • South Hall
  • Lake County Jail
  • Mount Olive Baptist Church
  • Victoria Place Park
  • Aquarium Fantasy

Things To Do In Painesville

One can learn about the rich historical and cultural heritage of the city by paying a visit to the various memorial halls and public libraries. Among the places worth visiting are the Painesville Industrial Park, South Hall, Ritter Hall, Avery Hall, Painesville City Hall, Helen Rockwell Morley Memorial Music Hall, Bentley Building, Lake County Jail and Murray Library. Painesville offers a number of beautiful churches and cemeteries that are worth visiting. The banks of the Red Creek are also popular tourist haunts. The Victoria Place Park and the Aquarium Fantasy are fun locations to take children to. Also, the New Market Mall Shopping Center offers entertainment opportunities for both adults and children.

Painesville Transportation

Cuyahoga County Airport provides air transportation to residents of the city.

Painesville Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are available at Lake Erie College. Other institutes nearby are Lakeland Community College, Carroll University and Case Western Reserve University.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,735
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens10.4%
Employed Population 16+8,712
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married40%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,974
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,941
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,674

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,808
% Above Poverty Level78.3%
% Below Poverty Level21.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone31.3%
Median Gross Rent$734
Median House Value$100,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42.4%
Irish13.8%
Italian11.1%
English4.7%
Hungarian4%
Polish4%
Slovene3.2%
Slovak1.4%
Scottish1.1%
French Except Basque1.1%
Czech1%
Russian0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Croatian0.8%
Finnish0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Welsh0.5%
African0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Serbian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Greek0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
German0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Painesville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lake County
Standard Zip Codes44077
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.72
Approximate Longitude-81.24

Painesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPAINESVILLE 4 NW
Distance3.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 35 F
Apr Temp39 to 56 F
Jul Temp64 to 81 F
Oct Temp46 to 63 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationCHARDON
Distance10.3 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
Distance38.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fairport Harbor3,081$60,500
Grand River348$67,125
Kirtland Hills717$145,208
Mentor46,896$86,778
North Perry713$79,375
Perry1,591$81,731

Painesville Public Libraries

Morley Library
184 PHELPS ST.
Painesville, Ohio
(440) 352-3383

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Painesville Hospitals

Tripoint Medical Center
(Non-profit)
7590 Auburn Road
(440) 953-9600

Painesville Public Schools

Auburn Vocational
8140 Auburn Rd
ZIP: 44077
(440) 357-7542
High
Buckeye Elementary School
175 Buckeye Rd
ZIP: 44077
(440) 352-2191
Primary
Total Enrollment 392
Chestnut Elementary School
341 Chestnut St
ZIP: 44077
(440) 392-5350
Primary
Total Enrollment 477
Clyde C Hadden Elementary School
1800 Mentor Ave
ZIP: 44077
(440) 354-4414
Primary
Total Enrollment 210
Elm Street Elementary School
585 Elm St
ZIP: 44077
(440) 392-5520
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
Hale Road Elementary School
56 Hale Rd
ZIP: 44077
(440) 352-2300
Primary
Total Enrollment 434
Harvey High School
200 W Walnut Ave
ZIP: 44077
(440) 392-5110
High
Total Enrollment 831
Henry F Lamuth Middle School
6700 Auburn Rd
ZIP: 44077
(440) 354-4394
Middle
Total Enrollment 717
Heritage Middle School
135 Cedarbrook Dr
ZIP: 44077
(440) 392-5250
Middle
Total Enrollment 668
Leroy Elementary School
13613 Painesville Warren Rd
ZIP: 44077
(440) 358-8750
Primary
Total Enrollment 242
Madison Avenue Elementary School
845 Madison Ave
ZIP: 44077
(440) 357-6171
Primary
Total Enrollment 292
Maple Elementary School
560 W Jackson St
ZIP: 44077
(440) 392-5440
Primary
Total Enrollment 508
Melridge Elementary School
6689 Melridge Dr
ZIP: 44077
(440) 352-3854
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Red Raider Preschool
350 Cedarbrook Dr
ZIP: 44077
(440) 392-5611
Primary
Total Enrollment 104
Riverside Jr/sr High School
585 Riverside Dr
ZIP: 44077
(440) 352-3341
High
Total Enrollment 1741
Summit Academy Community School - Painesville
268 N State St
ZIP: 44077
(440) 358-0877
Primary
Total Enrollment 89

Painesville Private Schools

Our Shepherd Lutheran School
508 Mentor Ave
ZIP: 44077
Elementary
Total Enrollment 144
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