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A+ Parma Heights Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Parma Heights Cost of Living Cost of living is equal to Ohio
Parma Heights
919% less expensive than the US average
Ohio
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Parma Heights cost of living
C- Parma Heights Crime Total crime is 19% higher than Ohio
Total crime
2,93314% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3514% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
Parma Heights crime
D+ Parma Heights Employment Household income is 12% lower than Ohio
Median household income
$44,56419% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,65417% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%15% lower than the US average
Parma Heights employment
A- Parma Heights Housing Home value is 16% lower than Ohio
Median home value
$110,70040% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$73822% lower than the US average
Home ownership
55%13% lower than the US average
Parma Heights real estate or Parma Heights rentals
A+ Parma Heights Schools HS graduation rate is 2% higher than Ohio
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
76%53% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:111% higher than the US average
Parma Heights K-12 schools

Living in Parma Heights, OH

Parma Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. The city has a population of 20,311 residents. With a population density of 4,853 people per square mile, Parma Heights is well above the nation's average density level. If we look at the most recent Census, Parma Heights is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. Parma Heights is known to be family friendly as more than 74% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 58% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a positive experience if you are willing to get to know the city before actually living in Parma Heights, Ohio. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like cost of living, weather, education, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Parma Heights and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Parma Heights to Ohio and the national average.

The livability score in Parma Heights is 82 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 96th percentile of all cities across America. Clearly, Parma Heights is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. The cherry on top is that Parma Heights also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Parma Heights ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B-), education (A+) and housing (A-). There is at least one category that did not score well in Parma Heights. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: weather (D).

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Parma Heights on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

Knowing that the Parma Heights schools rank highly for test scores plays an important factor in deciding if this area is the right place to live. The average school test scores are 76%, which is far higher than the national average.

Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Parma Heights has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Parma Heights is actually affordable. The median home price for Parma Heights homes is $110,700, which is 16.1% lower than the Ohio average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Parma Heights, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 3.8% lower than the Ohio average. Real estate appreciation rates in Parma Heights are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Parma Heights homes comes in at 6.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 6.6%.

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Compare Parma Heights, OH Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Parma Heights, OH

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Kamm's Corner, Cleveland775.519,117
University District, Cleveland7211.77,940
Edgewater, Cleveland696.97,397
Tremont, Cleveland697.36,533
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Old Brooklyn, Cleveland684.833,665
Jefferson, Cleveland685.118,606
Downtown, Cleveland679.68,632
Ohio City-West Side, Cleveland677.59,075

Best Cities Near Parma Heights, OH

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Silver Lake, OH9022.22,452
Shaker Heights, OH8812.727,773
Bay Village, OH8811.415,414
Avon Lake, OH8815.323,221
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Fairlawn, OH8718.97,477
Medina, OH8718.126,445
Norton, OH8625.212,044
Lakewood, OH867.250,866
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There are a few good things about Parma Heights. However, I and many neighbors feel that they do not maintain our environment. It seems that there is no pride in this city. Other cities seem to care about their communities. Other cities seem to make their neighborhoods a priority and expect people to maintain their property - renting or owning. Parma Heights does not. For instance, in Cleveland Heights, an inspector combs through the neighborhoods and sees who is in violation. This is done more times than not. It seems that Parma Heights does not do this. I live next door to someone who has garbage overflowing - on the side of the house; garage windows are broken, windows in the back of the house are broken, the smell of dog feces is the aroma we all smell, and the lovely barking of many dogs because they leave them outside all day and part of the night. Many complaints were given, but to no avail. I do not think that the council people nor the Mayor would live next door to this. I would like to see Parma Heights be the city that I knew when I was growing up.
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Source: The Parma Heights, OH data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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