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Overview

Introduction to Wickliffe, Ohio

Wickliffe, Ohio, in Lake county, is 3 miles E of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 14 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is considered part of the Cleveland - Lorain - Elyria metropolitan area. 

Wickliffe History

Wickliffe was originally part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. The area was surveyed in August and September of 1796 by Moses Cleaveland, Director of the Connecticut Land Company. The area was first settled around 1810 and the families of Williams Jones and Abner C. Tarbell were its first residents. Wickliffe was incorporated in 1919 as a village and Harry C. Coulby became its first mayor. The Wickliffe Chamber of Commerce was established in March 1929. Wickliffe was reincorporated as a city on October 6, 1951, with a population of 5,002.

Wickliffe and Nearby Attractions

  • Coulby Mansion and Park
  • Euclid Creek Reservation
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • James A. Garfield National Historic Site
  • Cleveland Lakefront State Park

Things To Do In Wickliffe

The Wickliffe Public Library is an ideal place to discover the city's past. You can enjoy a game of golf at the Green Ridge Golf Course. Leisure hours can also be spent at Nehls Park, Featherston Park, Coulby Park, Inthar Park, Orlando Park and Jindra Park. Excellent shopping facilities are available at the Town Square Shopping Center. In addition, the Recreation Department of Wickliffe organizes several events and programs throughout the year.

Wickliffe Transportation

Cuyahoga County Airport is nearby.

Wickliffe Higher Education

The local college is Rabbinical College Telshe. Higher educational facilities are also provided by Lakeland Community College, Cleveland State University and John Carroll University.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,718
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens21.2%
Employed Population 16+6,527
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,424
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,656
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,313

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,690
% Above Poverty Level93.2%
% Below Poverty Level6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone34.8%
Median Gross Rent$876
Median House Value$117,200

Ancestry

Italian19.8%
Irish17.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.3%
Slovene10.6%
English7.2%
Polish7.2%
Slovak4.1%
Croatian3.7%
Hungarian3.4%
Scottish1.5%
Greek1.4%
French Except Basque1.3%
Czech1.2%
Swedish1%
Dutch1%
Finnish0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Russian0.7%
Austrian0.7%
Lithuanian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Arab0.1%
Belgian0.1%
German0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Wickliffe Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 3 miles E of Euclid, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City14 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Lake County
Standard Zip Codes44092
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude41.605
Longitude-81.453

Wickliffe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPAINESVILLE 4 NW
Distance12.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 35 F
Apr Temp39 to 56 F
Jul Temp64 to 81 F
Oct Temp46 to 63 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationCHARDON
Distance14.1 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
StationELYRIA 3 E
Distance34.5 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
Eastlake18,342$62,877
Lakeline243$83,472

Wickliffe Public Libraries

Wickliffe Public Library
1713 LINCOLN RD.
Wickliffe, Ohio
(440) 944-6010

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Wickliffe Public Schools

Wickliffe High School
2255 Rockefeller Rd
(440) 944-0800
High
Total Enrollment 478
Wickliffe Middle School
29240 Euclid Ave
(440) 943-3220
Middle
Total Enrollment 469
Wickliffe Elementary School
1821 Lincoln Rd
(440) 943-0320
Primary
Total Enrollment 561

Wickliffe Private Schools

All Saints Of St John Vianney
28702 Euclid Ave
Elementary
Total Enrollment 265
Mater Dei Academy
29840 Euclid Ave
Elementary
Total Enrollment 304
Telshe High School
28400 Euclid Ave
Secondary
Total Enrollment 96

Wickliffe Colleges

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