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Overview

Introduction to Willoughby Hills, Ohio

Willoughby Hills, Ohio, in Lake county, is 5 miles E of Euclid, Ohio (center to center) and 15 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio

Willoughby Hills History

The city of Willoughby Hills, which was settled in 1798 by David Abbott, was named "Willoughby" in honor of a public health official, Dr. Westel Willoughby Jr. Incorporated as a hamlet in 1954, it was formally incorporated as a city in 1970. The Chagrin River flows through this city. Lake County which is located by the southern shore of Lake Erie, was given its name because of its location.

Willoughby Hills and Nearby Attractions

  • North Chagrin Reservation
  • Old River Farm Reserved Picnic Area
  • Brookside Park
  • International Women's Air & Space Museum
  • Hach-Otis State Nature Preserve
  • Century Village Museum

Things To Do In Willoughby Hills

A trip may be planned to Cleveland Botanical Garden and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Golfers may enjoy a game at Airport Greens Golf Course. Recreational opportunities are available at South Chagrin Reservation, Cleveland Lakefront State Park and Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park. Museums include Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse and the Cleveland Museum of Art. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum exhibits memorabilia consisting of handwritten lyrics, musical instruments and working music displays. Six Flags Worlds of Adventure and Holden Arboretum are other attractions in the area.

Willoughby Hills Transportation

Flights are available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.

Willoughby Hills Higher Education

Lakeland Community College, John Carroll University, Notre Dame College of Ohio and Case Western Reserve University are some of the colleges near Willoughby Hils.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,497
Male Share of the Population51.4%
Female Share of the Population48.6%
Senior Citizens18.8%
Employed Population 16+5,042
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married48.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.8%
Median Earnings25+$41,903
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$74,167
% Above Poverty Level90.8%
% Below Poverty Level9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone33.2%
Median Gross Rent$833
Median House Value$244,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.7%
German13.4%
Italian13.1%
Irish9.7%
Slovene9.1%
English6.9%
Arab4%
Croatian4%
Polish3.8%
Dutch2.3%
Hungarian2.1%
Ukrainian2%
French Except Basque1.7%
Lithuanian1.7%
Czech1.7%
Swedish1.3%
Slovak1.2%
Russian1.1%
Scottish1.1%
Greek0.9%
Finnish0.8%
Lebanese0.8%
Austrian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Jamaican0.5%
West Indian0.5%
African0.5%
Turkish0.5%
Albanian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Iranian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Syrian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
US/American0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
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Willoughby Hills Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lake County
Standard Zip Codes44092, 44094
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.6
Approximate Longitude-81.46

Willoughby Hills 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
Distance12.1 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
Distance12.2 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
StationCLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp19 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 81 F
Oct Temp44 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Kirtland6,802$107,821
Mayfield3,401$94,408
Waite Hill495$136,979
Wickliffe12,718$68,690
Willoughby22,495$72,160
Willowick14,131$68,938
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