Introduction to Streetsboro, Ohio

Streetsboro, Ohio, in Portage county, is 14 miles NE of Akron, Ohio (center to center) and 25 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is in the Akron area.

Streetsboro History

The area now known as Streetsboro was originally inhabited by the Seneca Indians. Streetsboro was named in honor of Titus Street of Connecticut, who founded the township in 1798. Ralph Cowles and Lemuel Punderson surveyed the land in 1822. A turnpike from Cleveland to Wellsville was completed in 1827. The Ohio Turnpike was opened on October 1, 1955. Streetsboro was officially incorporated as a city in 1968.

Streetsboro and Nearby Attractions

  • Streetsboro City Park
  • Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
  • Tinkers Creek State Park
  • Sea World Ohio
  • Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
  • Munroe Falls Metro Park

Things To Do In Streetsboro

You can spend your leisure hours at the Woodside Lake Park located in Streetsboro. Swimming and other water sports can be enjoyed at Water Works, Stow Silver Spring Park, Pioneer Waterland and Dry Fun and Geauga Lake Wildwater Kingdom. You can also plan a day trip to the Frame Bog - J. Arthur Herrick Nature Preserve. The Sunny Lake Park, Mar-Lynn Lake Park and Fun'n'Stuff Amusement Complex are also nearby.

Streetsboro Transportation

Cuyahoga County Airport is the nearest airport.

Streetsboro Higher Education

University of Akron Main Campus, Stark State College of Technology and Kent State University-Main Campus are close to the city.


Total Population 16,222
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 8,509
Age of the Population 40


% of people married 52%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.3%
Median Earnings25+ $37,888
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,197


Median Family Income $72,250
% Above Poverty Level 90.8%
% Below Poverty Level 9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%


People Living Alone 25.8%
Median Gross Rent $949
Median House Value $152,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.7%
US/American 0.1%
English 9.1%
Irish 15.9%

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

Streetsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles NE of Akron, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Portage
Standard Zip Codes 44241
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.239
Longitude -81.346

Streetsboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Station HIRAM
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Station AKRON
Distance 14 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
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aurora 15,663 $94,413
Brady Lake 458 $55,469
Hudson 22,389 $139,764
Kent 29,563 $53,351

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

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