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Best Places To Live In Westlake, OH

  • Westlake, OH
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 32,408
  • Westlake, Ohio is a great place to live. It has all of the small-town charm of the best suburbs while still being located close to Cleveland. Living here means that I'm never far away from big-city…[read more]


Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Shaker Heights, OH
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,773
  • What attracted me first to Shaker Heughts was the school system. Nothing but high praise for the work they do in preparing our children for success. There’s always something going on around the…[read more]
  • Bay Village, OH
  • 2.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,414
  • Bay Village is unlike a lot of suburban communities in the western part of the Cleveland metro area in that it's a real town. Positives are great schools, low crime, a diverse mix of real estate, and…[read more]
  • Avon Lake, OH
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,221
  • I've been living in Avon Lake for a year now and very much like it so far. It's close enough to Cleveland that there are a lot of job opportunities available and you can commute to work too if you'd…[read more]
  • Lakewood, OH
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 50,866
  • I am originally from Lakewood, Ohio. Born and raised there, I grew up on Chestnut Street. A small street lined with trees and single family homes. I went to the Lakewood Elementary School until the 5th…[read more]
  • Fairview Park, OH
  • 4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,473
  • My favorite suburb of cleveland!!!!!!!!!!! It has beautifu homes and many great shops along lorain avenue. It also is home to the Fairview Center and Westgate Shopping Center. It has great views of the…[read more]
  • Rocky River, OH
  • 4.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,211
  • I was living in Rocky River, Ohio for three months, and it wasn’t enough time for me. The best area in Rocky River is in the Metroparks. My favorite thing to do was to take my dogs on walks in the miles…[read more]
  • Parma, OH
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 80,088
  • A bunch of over glorified hillbillies with a few extra dollars. Not unlike most other Cleveland suburbs—filled with dying businesses— houses have no character as do MOST of the residents have no…[read more]
  • North Olmsted, OH
  • 2.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,108
  • North Olmsted is quite, safe and filled to the brim with various things to do. There’s a recreation center with a number of facilities, great for afternoon activities. It also has a number of shopping…[read more]
  • Berea, OH
  • 6.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,949
  • Berea is a pretty city that is probably a nice place to live. Unfortunately, if you want to operate a business or own real estate here, the city will not be your friend. We owned real estate and a…[read more]
  • Olmsted Falls, OH
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,889
  • Brunswick, OH
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 34,578
  • Brunswick is a warm, inviting city a little south of Cleveland that I chose to move to in order to be closer to family in the area. While the city and its residents have been very friendly, Brunswick is…[read more]
  • Broadview Heights, OH
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,257
  • Not the biggest city by any means, as Broadview Heights is practically a strip where everything is and then you have the rest of the town. I know many people are fine without having everything spread out…[read more]
  • Strongsville, OH
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,622
  • I moved to Strongsville, OH about two years ago because of a job offer. I have made several friends while here, and I wouldn't go back to Texas if I had to leave. This is a town where you can go to the…[read more]
  • Seven Hills, OH
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,697
  • I have a fantastic experience living in Seven Hills, OH city. It is a beautiful city to settle, lots of amenities, lots of nightlife, many events taking place and a lot of employment opportunities. The…[read more]
  • Bratenahl, OH
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,203
  • Parma Heights, OH
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,311
  • 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…[read more]
  • Brecksville, OH
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,470
  • Living in Brecksville, OH allows me to be apart of an awesome, unique and friendly community. Living in a small town in Ohio means lots of things, but most importantly it means having neighbors who are…[read more]
  • Kinsman Center, OH
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 537
  • North Ridgeville, OH
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,832
  • North Ridgeville, OH is close to Cleveland but has a lot to offer for a small city. I love the space and serenity of North Ridgeville. Living further from the city is great because the housing is cheaper…[read more]
  • Amherst, OH
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,058
  • I live in Amherst, Ohio and enjoy my home here. Living in Amherst, Ohio means that you are driving distance to the beautiful shores of Lake Erie and are living in a city that has tons of historic charm.…[read more]
  • Independence, OH
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,115
  • Middleburg Heights, OH
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,724
  • I love Middleburg Heights, Ohio! I was born and raised here. There are about 15,000 residents, plenty of real estate and housing that offers fair pricing. It's a welcoming city with convenient and easy…[read more]
  • Avon, OH
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,289
  • I have lived in Avon for about 5 years. I grew up in Central Ohio and have lived in Northwestern Ohio, Northeastern Ohio and Eastern Pennsylvania. If you have a family, Avon is a pretty nice place to…[read more]
  • Brooklyn Heights, OH
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,603
  • Richfield, OH
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,651
  • Sheffield, OH
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,045
  • North Royalton, OH
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,302
  • North Royalton is a quite little town, the people are nice generally speaking, and the community overall is fairly welcoming. Schools here are nice, rated very high with the addition of a brand new…[read more]
  • Brooklyn, OH
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,936
  • It's a sad thing when an entire city has only one thing going for it, but sadly that is the case in Brooklyn, Ohio. I have been living in Brooklyn for 2 years now and the only good thing I can say about…[read more]
  • Brook Park, OH
  • 6.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,875
  • If it were up to me, I’d rather not live anywhere else. Brook Park city provides many amenities to suit my everyday lifestyle. They include shopping, coffee outlets, fitness centers, parks, and schools.…[read more]
  • Sheffield Lake, OH
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,055
  • Valley View, OH
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,974
  • Cuyahoga Heights, OH
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 603
  • Oberlin, OH
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,353
  • Kamm's Corner, Cleveland, OH
  • 6.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,117
  • Peninsula, OH
  • 24.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 615
  • Cleveland Heights, OH
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 45,160
  • We bought a house to live in/renovate in Cleveland Heights Summer of 2009. Great restaurants and cultural activities. We could have been a big supporter of the city and renovated multiple homes, but the…[read more]
  • LaGrange, OH
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,357
  • Newburgh Heights, OH
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,869
  • Grafton, OH
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,075
  • Walton Hills, OH
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,236
  • Wellington, OH
  • 25.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,063
  • Kipton, OH
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 245
  • South Amherst, OH
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,723
  • Elyria, OH
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 53,928
  • I have lived in Elyria Ohio and the surrounding areas all of my life and have watched it grow and change over the years. The community is really quite nice if you are looking for city life without moving…[read more]
  • University District, Cleveland, OH
  • 17.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,940
  • Maple Heights, OH
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,685
  • Maple Heights, Ohio is a suburb of Cleveland located on the southeast side. This city is unfortunately known locally as being a "bad" part of town, with crime rates increasing each year for things like…[read more]
  • Edgewater, Cleveland, OH
  • 9.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,397
  • Garfield Heights, OH
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,207
  • I hate this city! They are horrible at everything. They do not know how to handle business right and consistently waste your time. I hope it's destroyed in some way. How do you have 1 inspector for the…[read more]
  • Tremont, Cleveland, OH
  • 12.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,533
  • Old Brooklyn, Cleveland, OH
  • 12 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 33,665

Listed above are the best places to live in Westlake, OH for 2019. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Westlake, OH, followed by the best places to live near Westlake, OH, sorted by Livability Score.

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