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Overview

Introduction to Richmond Heights, Ohio

Richmond Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga county, is 2 miles S of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 10 miles E of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is in the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria area.

Richmond Heights History

Richmond Heights was originally a part of the Township of Euclid. In 1917, it was separated from the township and incorporated as a village. At that time, the area was named as the Village of Claribel. Later, in 1918, it was renamed Richmond Heights. In 1953, gas and water mains were installed in Richmond Heights. The area was reincorporated as a city in 1960. The City of Richmond Heights adopted a mayor/council system of government.

Richmond Heights and Nearby Attractions

  • Euclid Creek Reservation
  • Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
  • Cleveland Botanical Garden
  • Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum
  • Sea World Ohio
  • Western Reserve Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In Richmond Heights

While staying in Richmond Heights, you can enjoy a number of recreational activities at Desan Park and Community Park. You can also spend your leisure hours shopping at the Hilltop Plaza Shopping Center and Richmond Town Square Shopping Center. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Cleveland Police Museum are also worth visiting. In addition, the Cain Park, City of Beachwood Family Aquatic Center and Bexley Park are nearby.

Richmond Heights Transportation

You can reach Cuyahoga County Airport within a few minutes.

Richmond Heights Higher Education

John Carroll University, Lakeland Community College and Case Western Reserve University are the nearby colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,456
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens22.2%
Employed Population 16+5,007
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married41.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.2%
Median Earnings25+$35,968
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,558

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,040
% Above Poverty Level87.4%
% Below Poverty Level12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation5%

Housing

People Living Alone35.8%
Median Gross Rent$754
Median House Value$140,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.2%
Italian10%
German7.5%
Irish5.3%
Slovak2.8%
English2.7%
African2.5%
Slovene2.5%
Polish2.4%
Croatian1.9%
Ukrainian1.9%
Russian1.8%
Hungarian1.7%
West Indian1.7%
Jamaican1.6%
Czech0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Greek0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Scottish0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Arab0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Ethiopian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Estonian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Richmond Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cuyahoga County
Standard Zip Codes44143
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.55
Approximate Longitude-81.48

Richmond 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)

StationCHARDON
Distance17.1 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
Distance20.5 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
StationELYRIA 3 E
Distance30.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cleveland Heights45,024$75,889
Euclid47,698$49,572
Highland Heights8,380$117,500
Lyndhurst13,678$85,398
Mayfield Heights18,841$67,844
South Euclid21,792$68,081

Richmond Heights Hospitals

Uhhs Richmond Heights Hospital
(Non-profit)
27100 Chardon Road
(440) 585-6170

Richmond Heights Public Schools

Richmond Heights Elementary School
447 Richmond Rd
ZIP: 44143
(216) 692-0099
Primary
Total Enrollment 412
Richmond Heights Secondary School
447 Richmond Rd
ZIP: 44143
(216) 692-0094
High
Total Enrollment 377

Richmond Heights Private Schools

Hillcrest Kiddie Prep School & Kindergarten
499 Trebisky Rd
ZIP: 44143
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Richmond Heights Christian School
25595 Chardon Rd
ZIP: 44143
Elementary
Total Enrollment 73
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