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Overview

Introduction to Parma Heights, Ohio

Parma Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 2 miles SW of Parma, Ohio (center to center) and 8 miles SW of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is part of the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

Parma Heights History

Parma Heights was a part of the Township of Parma until 1911. The area was first settled in 1818 and originally incorporated in the year 1912. According to some, it was named after Parma in New York. Some also believed that the place derived its name from Parma in Italy. In its early days Parma Heights was a farming community. However, a few country inns and commercial establishments also existed. In 1959, Parma Heights was reincorporated as a city.

Parma Heights and Nearby Attractions

  • Big Creek Reservation
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Brookside Park
  • Ukrainian Museum-Archives
  • NASA Glenn Research Center
  • Rocky River Reservation

Things To Do In Parma Heights

While staying at Parma Heights, you can enjoy wildlife beauty at the Big Creek Reservation. You can also visit the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Old Stone Church and Cleveland Botanical Garden. It takes only a few minutes of driving to reach the Edgewater Beach. If you are interested in history, you can plan a day trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland Museum of Natural History and Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland.

Parma Heights Transportation

Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport is close to the city.

Parma Heights Higher Education

The nearest colleges are Baldwin - Wallace College, Cuyahoga Community College District and Cleveland State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,245
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens19.3%
Employed Population 16+9,962
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24%
Median Earnings25+$36,279
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,512
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,757

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,056
% Above Poverty Level90%
% Below Poverty Level10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone39.8%
Median Gross Rent$755
Median House Value$111,100

Ancestry

German21.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.5%
Irish15.3%
Polish13.1%
Italian12.2%
English7.3%
Hungarian6%
Slovak4.5%
Arab2.6%
Ukrainian2.4%
Scottish1.7%
Czech1.6%
Slovene1.6%
Russian1.5%
French Except Basque1.2%
African1.1%
Dutch1%
Lebanese1%
Egyptian0.9%
Romanian0.9%
Croatian0.8%
Greek0.8%
Lithuanian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
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Parma Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cuyahoga County
Standard Zip Codes44130
Phone Area Codes440,216
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.38
Approximate Longitude-81.79

Parma 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)

StationCLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance4.7 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
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationCHIPPEWA LAKE
Distance25.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brook Park18,807$60,886
Brooklyn10,891$54,146
Brooklyn Heights1,664$79,167
Middleburg Heights15,688$85,134
Parma79,871$64,603
Seven Hills11,694$96,282

Parma Heights Public Schools

Parma Park Elementary School
6800 Commonwealth Blvd
ZIP: 44130
(440) 885-2390
Primary
Total Enrollment 322
Valley Forge High School
9999 Independence Blvd
ZIP: 44130
(440) 885-2330
High
Total Enrollment 1593

Parma Heights Private Schools

Holy Name High School
6000 Queens Hwy
ZIP: 44130
Secondary
Total Enrollment 656
Incarnate Word Academy
6620 Pearl Rd
ZIP: 44130
Elementary
Total Enrollment 467
Parma Heights Christian Academy
8971 W Ridgewood Dr
ZIP: 44130
Elementary
Total Enrollment 132
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