Cleveland Heights at a Glance




8.14 square miles


  • 20 minutes to downtown Cleveland
  • 20 minutes to five major interstates
  • 40 minutes to Cleveland Hopkins Airport
  • Within minutes of University Circle
  • Cleveland Heights City Hall is at:
    40 Severance Circle
    Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
  • City Hall is open weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • The effective rate of real estate (after rollback and credits) is $88.12 per $1,000 of assessed valuation (35% of market value). Call the Office of the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer at 216-443-7010.
  • City Income Tax is 2.25%. Residents receive a credit equal to 1/2 of 1% income taxed by the city in which they work.
  • Annual filing of a city income tax return is mandatory. City income tax is collected by the Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.).


  • Over 13,000 single-family houses
  • 5,470 rental units in 367 apartment buildings
  • Exciting, new townhouse and condominium developments


  • The Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District is committed to preparing all students for college and life by providing a challenging curriculum that connects students’ lives and their future in a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment, ensuring value for residents and homeowners, and being an important part of what makes this community such a great place to call home.
  • The Cleveland Heights-University Heights School District operates six elementary schools (with all-day kindergartens), two middle schools, and one high school. (Currently housed at Wiley Middle School during construction of the High School)
  • There are also a number of parochial, private and Montessori schools in the city and the area. Nationally recognized private independent schools are within a few minutes drive of Cleveland Heights.

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