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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,528
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens14.5%
Employed Population 16+2,882
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married52.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.8%
Median Earnings25+$30,648
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,867

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,635
% Above Poverty Level83.8%
% Below Poverty Level16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.3%
Median Gross Rent$717
Median House Value$105,600

Ancestry

Irish15%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
English8.8%
Italian5.8%
French Except Basque4.1%
Scottish3.6%
Swiss3.4%
Polish3.4%
Slovak1.6%
Hungarian1.5%
Dutch1.5%
German1.1%
Greek0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Serbian0.5%
Belgian0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Arab0.2%
Russian0.2%
Moroccan0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
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Rittman Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wayne County
Standard Zip Codes44270
Phone Area Codes330
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.97
Approximate Longitude-81.78

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)

StationCHIPPEWA LAKE
Distance9.3 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
StationAKRON
Distance15.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationOBERLIN
Distance30.2 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
Creston2,297$68,506
Doylestown3,089$64,031
Marshallville718$61,667

Rittman Public Schools

Rittman Middle School
50 Saurer St
ZIP: 44270
(330) 927-7100
Middle
Total Enrollment 274
Rittman High School
50 Saurer St
ZIP: 44270
(330) 927-7140
High
Total Enrollment 249
Rittman Academy
100 Saurer St
ZIP: 44270
(330) 927-7401
High
Total Enrollment 31
Rittman Elementary School
131 N Metzger Ave
ZIP: 44270
(330) 927-7460
Primary
Total Enrollment 522

Rittman Private Schools

Eastern Road Christian Academy
2600 Eastern Rd
ZIP: 44270
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 19
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