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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.

People

Total Population 12,629
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 6,280
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 48.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,266
% Above Poverty Level 92.7%
% Below Poverty Level 7.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.9%
Median Gross Rent $800
Median House Value $120,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 18.5%

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

Wickliffe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles E of Euclid, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 14 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 44092
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.605
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)

Station PAINESVILLE 4 NW
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 81 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station CHARDON
Distance 14.1 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
Station ELYRIA 3 E
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eastlake 18,380 $62,690
Lakeline 271 $80,833

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

Wickliffe Public Libraries

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

WICKLIFFE HIGH SCHOOL
2255 ROCKEFELLER RD
440-944-0800
Serves 508 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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