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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.