Highland Heights, Ohio


Highland Heights, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Highland Heights, Ohio
other_name =
motto = The City with Pride and Promise
website = [http://www.highlandhts.com HighlandHts.com]
settlement_type = City


imagesize =
image_caption =


mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Highland Heights in Ohio



mapsize1 = 250px
map_caption1 = Location of Highland Heights in Cuyahoga County
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_name2 = Cuyahoga
government_type =
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Scott E. Coleman
area_magnitude = 1 E8
area_total_km2 = 13.3
area_land_km2 = 13.3
area_water_km2 = 0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 8,082
population_note =
timezone = EST
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
zip_title = Zip Code
zip_code = 44143
elevation_ft = 938
latd = 41 |latm = 33 |lats = 4 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 21 |longs = 17 |longEW = W
area_total_sq_mi = 5.1
area_land_sq_mi = 5.1
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
elevation_m = 285
postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 44143
area_code = 440
established_title = Founded
established_date = 1920
established_title2 = Incorporated
established_date2 = 1967
established_title3 =
established_date3 =
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 39-35252GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1041556GR|3
footnotes =

Highland Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio in the United States. Highland Heights is a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. Highland Heights was originally part of Mayfield Township. The population was 8,082 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Highland Heights is located at coor dms|41|33|4|N|81|28|17|W|city (41.551051, -81.471273)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13.3 km²), all of it land. Highland Heights borders Richmond Heights on the west, Lyndhurst to the southwest, Mayfield Heights to the southeast, Mayfield Village on the east, and Willoughby Hills to the north.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 8,082 people, 2,779 households, and 2,309 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,575.0 people per square mile (608.3/km²). There were 2,862 housing units at an average density of 557.8/sq mi (215.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 81.18% White, 1.39% African American, 0.01% Native American, 4.60% Asian, 11.56% Asian Indian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 2,779 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $169,750, and the median income for a family was $178,922. Males had a median income of $156,250 versus $133,277 for females. The per capita income for the city was $131,184. About 0.6% of families and 0.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.3% of those under age 18 and 0.1% of those age 65 or over.fact|date=May 2008

Schools

Highland Heights is a part of the Mayfield City School District, along with Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, and Gates Mills.

Highland Heights is home to Mayfield's largest elementary school, Millridge/Millridge School for the Hearing Impaired, and CEVEC (Cuyahoga East Vocational Education Consortium). The local Catholic parish, St. Paschal-Baylon, also runs a preschool-8th grade school.

Current roster of officials

Council

Edwin V. Hargate - At Large
Frank J. Legan - At Large
Scott A. Mills - At Large
Cathlyn S. Murphy, President - Ward 1
Leo Lombardo - Ward 2
James G. Pilla - Ward 3
Ted J. Anderson - Ward 4
Jean A. Buchak - Clerk

Officials

Scott E. Coleman - Mayor
Anthony L. Ianiro - Director of Finance and Tax Administrator
Timothy G. Paluf - Director of Law
James J. Cook - Police Chief
Edward S. Bencin - Fire Chief
Thomas R. Evans - Service Director
Andrew K. Blackley - City Engineer
Lawrence B. Stouffer - Building Commissioner

Notable Facts

* Highland Heights used to be home to the Front Row Theater.

* Highland Heights was the first city in Cuyahoga County to require new residential neighborhoods to have underground wiring and ornamental lamp posts.

* Highland Heights is home to the Stonewater Golf Club, where several tournaments of the Nationwide Tour were held.

* In July 2007 the city was rated the 75th Best Place to Live (in the United States) by Money Magazine. [http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/bplive/2007/snapshots/PL3935252.html Retrieved 23 July 2007]

* In 1988 musician Roy Orbison played his last show in Highland Heights, two days prior to his death.fact|date=May 2008

References

External links

* [http://www.highlandhts.com City of Highland Heights, Ohio]


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