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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A
Cleveland Heights is a suburb of Cleveland with a population of 44,865. Cleveland Heights is in Cuyahoga County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Cleveland Heights offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Cleveland Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Cleveland Heights and residents tend to be liberal.
About Cleveland Heights...
Population
44,865

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$127,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$946
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Cleveland Heights Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    129.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.3
    6.1
  • Rape
    13.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    70.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    238.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,192.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    147.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Cleveland Heights

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,993
National
$55,322

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Cleveland Heights Reviews

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I am a born and raised Cleveland Heights resident who has lived in San Francisco and Ann Arbor and travelled all over the world, only to happily land back home.

I love the urban suburb feeling, being able to walk to restaurants, Shaker Lakes, the farmers market, the excellent library, and tons of playgrounds for the kids.

Since it’s so close to University Circle and downtown, the Natural History Museum and Children’s museums are like other living rooms for my kids!

Our neighborhood is incredibly quiet and I’ve never really had to think twice about safety. We have great block parties so we really feel connected to our neighbors.

I value the independent businesses, the diversity of people (culturally, socio-economically, ethnically), the gorgeous houses, all the trees, and the ease of getting everything I need so close to home!

Having gone to the public schools and ending up at a top ten school for architecture, I know that the schools are great too.
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Love Cleveland Hts. Good place to raise a family! Safe place to be. Great historical architecture! Very diverse community! A lot of community support. Many things to do and go! Many restaurants, and family friendly activities.
Moved to Cle Hts about a year ago. Beautiful, historic homes, with very reasonable cost of living - property and RITA tax a bummer though. No safety concerns at all- very quiet at night. The perfect mix of suburban and urban - quiet, tree lined streets, with restaurants, coffee shops, nightlife within walking distance. Also good cultural opportunities - especially all the concerts in Cain Park during the summer. People are friendly - lots of people out walking - family-friendly! Love the diversity of the community and progressive vibe - moving from the East coast, I feel at home here.