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Rocky River
  • Suburb of Cleveland, OH

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Rocky River is a suburb of Cleveland with a population of 21,515. Rocky River is in Cuyahoga County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Rocky River offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Rocky River there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Rocky River and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Rocky River are highly rated.

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About Rocky River...
Population
21,515

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$272,100
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$980
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Rocky River Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    30
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    10
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    40
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    314.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    20
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Rocky River

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$83,929
National
$69,021

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