Broadview Heights, Ohio Education and City Information

Broadview Heights, Ohio, is a well-off suburb of Cleveland. While there are no nonprofit postsecondary schools in Broadview Heights, students can find a dozen colleges and universities within 15 miles of the city.

Information about Broadview Heights, Ohio

Located about 15 miles from downtown Cleveland and 20 miles from Akron, Broadview Heights is centrally situated in the Cleveland-Elyria metro area. In 2014, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population of Broadview Heights at just over 19,000. Ninety-one percent of the population identified as white in 2010, while more than 5 percent identified as Asian. The median household income for Broadview Heights was $79,213 for 2010-2014.

Broadview Heights is included in the Cleveland Metroparks system, which features amenities for walking, jogging, bicycling and both cross-country and downhill skiing. Each summer, the city hosts Home Days on the Green, featuring rides, games, fireworks, contests and live entertainment. Broadview Heights also has a lively community theater scene, with the Broadview Heights Spotlights presenting both a regular production season and a cabaret series. Additionally, the city is home to the Cleveland Photographic Society, which has over 500 members.

Education Opportunities Near Broadview Heights

Within a 15-mile radius of Broadview Heights, students can find a nationally ranked private university, a large public university and a handful of 2-year schools. These include Case Western Reserve University, ranked among the nation's top 40 universities by U.S. News & World Report in 2016, and Cleveland State University, with a student population of nearly 17,000 students as of Fall 2014.

Other 4-year schools in the area include John Carroll and Baldwin Wallace universities, ranked the seventh and 13th best regional universities in the Midwest, respectively, by U.S. News. Students seeking a certificate or associate's degree can attend the Cuyahoga Community College District.

Economy of Broadview Heights

Major employers in Broadview Heights include Ohio Caterpillar, the Brecksville-Broadview Heights School System, the City of Broadview Heights and Family Heritage Insurance. Additionally, many residents commute to Cleveland, which has a strong healthcare industry, with employers including the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals of Cleveland and MetroHealth System.

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