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Overview

Introduction to Rittman, Ohio

Rittman, Ohio, in Wayne county, is 15 miles SW of Akron, Ohio (center to center) and 36 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio

Rittman History

The Charter of Rittman city was given on May 3rd, 1960 at a special election. The name was derived from Frederick B. Rittman, who was the treasurer of the Atlantic & Great Western Railroad. Rittman is situated partially in Medina and Wayne County. Medina County is named after Medina in Saudi Arabia, and Wayne County is named after General "Mad" Anthony Wayne.

Rittman and Nearby Attractions

  • Hale Farm and Village
  • Hinckley Reservation
  • Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
  • Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
  • Portage Lakes State Park
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Things To Do In Rittman

Places of interest near Rittman include the Cleveland Botanical Garden and Malabar Farm. Glamorgan Castle, Fort Laurens and Mabel Hartzell Home are popular historic sites to visit. Wayne County Historical Society and Museum house memorabilia and artifacts which portray the culture and history of the area. Gorge Metropolitan Park, Sippo Lake Park and Hinckley Reservation offer opportunities for recreational activities.

Rittman Transportation

Flights are available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.

Rittman Higher Education

Colleges near Rittman include College of Wooster, University of Akron - Wayne College, Kent State University - Stark and Stark State College of Technology.

People

Total Population 6,520
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,956
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 58.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,225
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 24%
Median Gross Rent $653
Median House Value $104,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
US/American 0.6%
English 7.5%
Irish 16.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rittman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Akron, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 44270
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.978
Longitude -81.782

Rittman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station CHIPPEWA LAKE
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station AKRON
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station OBERLIN
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rittman, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Easton (44270)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Creston 2,235 $61,875
Doylestown 3,064 $62,893
Marshallville 702 $61,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Rittman High Schools

RITTMAN HIGH SCHOOL
100 SAURER ST
330-927-7141
Serves 362 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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