Skip to main content
U.S. flag

This is an original und secure website


Brecksville, Ohio

  •   State: 
    Cuyahoga County
      County all: 
    Cuyahoga | Summit
      County FIPS: 
    39035 | 39153
    41°18′36″N 81°37′44″W
      Area total: 
    19.56 sq mi (50.66 km²)
      Area land: 
    19.45 sq mi (50.37 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.11 sq mi (0.29 km²)
    889 ft (271 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Cleveland-Elyria, OH
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Brecksville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    701.10 residents per square mile of area (270.69/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

Brecksville is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, and a suburb in the Greater Cleveland area. The city's population was 13,635 at the United States 2020 Census. Brecksville was founded in 1811, four years after several men including Colonel John Breckpurchased the surrounding area. It was incorporated as a village in 1921, and it gained the status of city in 1960. The median income for a household in the city was $108,606, the average household income was $137,088 and the per capita income for the average family of three was $169,269.Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, consistently ranked as one of the top public golf courses in the U.S., is located in Brecksvile. Along with the Cleveland Metroparks and Cuyhoga Valley National Park, the city has a Human Resources and Community Center. The Brecksvillians Reservation consists of over 3,000 acres and is a popular destination for visitors to the park. The Reservation is home to one of America's most visited national parks, the Cuyohoga Valley Park National Park. It is located on the Ohio Turnpike, which runs through the town of Brecksville. The park is open to the public from May through October. The reservation is free to all visitors, but reservations are required for use of the park's free golf course, which is open year-round. The reserve is also open to non-residents.


Brecksville is the primary city name, but also Cleveland are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Brecksville, Ohio. Brecksville was founded in 1811, four years after several menincluding Colonel John Breckpurchased the surrounding area. The town was incorporated as a village in 1921, and it gained the status of city in 1960. An early historical account of Brecksville. was written by William R. Coates and published by The American Historical Society in 1924. The city was named after the Brecks, a family who lived in the area before the town was founded. The Breck family continued to live in the town until 1934, when Colonel Breck's great-grandson Dr. Theodore Breck died. The town is now home to the University of Wisconsin-Stevensville, a public university with a campus of more than 1,000 students. The school's name is a tribute to the Breck brothers, who were among the first to move to the area in the early 1800s. It is also the home of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, which was established in 1809. The U.W. Signal Corps is based in nearby Madison, Wisconsin, and has a base of operations in Brecks County, Wisconsin. It was the first of the Signal Corps stations to be built in the United States in 1810. The station was the last to be completed in 1815, when it was moved to Madison County, where it is still located today. The village was incorporated in 1921 and became a town in 1960, when the city was given the city's current name.


Brecksville is defined by its wooded bluffs and ravines which are a result of the geological confluence of the Glaciated Allegheny Plateau and the Great Lakes Basin. Brecksville's eastern border is traversed by the Cuyahoga River. It borders Sagamore Hills Township and Boston Township, southern border Richfield Township, western border Broadview Heights and northern border Independence. It is located on the Ohio River, which is a tributary of the Lackawaxen River. The town is located in Summit County, Ohio, and is part of the Ohio Valley region of the U.S. state of Ohio. It has a population of about 3,000 people, with the majority of its residents living in or near the town of Breckenridge. It also has a number of unincorporated communities, most of which are in the town's eastern and northern areas. It was named after the Breckensville, Pennsylvania, town of the same name, which was once part of Ohio's first county, and was once known as "Breckenbury" or "Breckenville, Ohio" The town's name is derived from the word "brecken" which means "wooded" and "bruised" in English. It's also the name of a region of Ohio that was once called "Bruinsville" and later "Brecks County" It is also known as the "Ohio River Valley" or the "Great Lakes Valley".

Parks and recreation

Brecksville is home to the Cleveland Metroparks and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Brecksville Reservation consists of over 3,000 acres. Sleepy Hollow Golf Course is consistently ranked as one of the top public golf courses in the United States. The city also has a Human Resources and Community Center, along with the Metropark and National Park parks. It is located on the Ohio Turnpike, which runs through the town of Breckenridge. The town is also home to a high school, which was founded in 1883. It was the first high school to open in the U.S. in 1881. It has since been the site of the Ohio High School for Girls, which opened in 1891. The high school was the site for the Ohio State High School, which began in 1894. The school is now a part of Ohio State University, which is based in Cleveland. It also has its own chapter of the College of Arts and Sciences, which started in 1892. The University of Akron is located in the town, and is the home of the University of Ohio's College of Science and Technology. The university has a chapter of Phi Delta Theta, the oldest fraternity in the Ohio Valley, which dates back to 1876. The college is also the home to Ohio State's oldest fraternity, the Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity, which traces its history back to the founding of the university in 1878. The fraternity is the oldest in Ohio.


As of December 31, 2019, the median income for a household in the city was $108,606, the average household income was $137,088 and the per capita income for the average family of three was $169,269. Of the city's population over the age of 25, 59% hold a bachelor's degree or higher. As of the census of 2020, there were 13,635 people, 5,539 households, and 3,897 families residing in the City. The racial makeup of the City was 90.0% White, 4.2% African American, 4% Asian, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were.3% of the population. The median age in theCity was 47.4 years. The city's gender makeup was 50.34% male and 49.66% female. The population density was 697.8 inhabitants per square mile (269.4/km²). There were 5,623 housing units at an average density of 287.3 per squaremile (110.9/ km²). The city has a population of 13,656 people, and as of the 2010 census, the city had a total of 5,349 households. The average household size was 2.43 and theAverage family size was 3.00. The City's median age was 49.3 years, with 21.1% of residents being under 18 years of age.


Brecksville is 20 driving miles to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and 30 miles to Akron-Canton Airport. Interstate 77 and Interstate 80, which carries the Ohio Turnpike, all pass through the city. The city is served by the 77 bus route from the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, which runs between Brecksville and downtown Cleveland. A transfer point between the two lines is located at the intersection of Miller Road and Southpoint Boulevard. It is also on the 101Bus route from Akron's METRO Regional Transit authority, which goes to downtown Akron. The Ohio TurnPike and I-80 are accessible from the I-77/SR 21 interchange with the Turnpikes just south of the city limits in neighboring Richfield. The town is located on the Ohio River, which flows through the center of the town. It has a population of about 2,000 people, making it one of the smallest cities in Ohio, with the largest population centers being Cleveland and Akron. It also has one of Ohio's smallest populations, with about 1,200 people living in the city and 1,000 in surrounding counties. The population of Brecks County, Ohio, is about 1.2 million. The county has one major airport, Cleveland Hopkins, which is located 20 miles to the north. The largest city in the county is Akron, which has an airport that is about 30 miles away. The biggest city in Ohio is Cleveland, with more than 1,500 people living there.


In 2018, Brecksville accepted the deed from the Federal Government for the land previously occupied by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital. The 103-acre site is currently being prepared for development and has finished demolishing the VA hospital. The city has entered into contract with Independence, Ohio based DiGeronimo Companies to build a mixed use development called Valor Acres. When completed, the development will include the new Di Geronimo Co. headquarters, the Sherwin Williams research center, offices, apartments and condominiums, a 120-room hotel, and 150k square feet of retail and entertainment. Berkshire Hathaway's Lubrizol Corporation, Duck Creek Energy, Inc. MedData, Inc., True North Energy, LLC, CrossCountry Mortgage, Applied Medical Technology, Inc, The Ahola Corporation, NEC Corporation, Curtiss-Wright Corporation, PNC Financial Services, and AT&T are either headquartered or have sizable operations in the city. The Cleveland Clinic Data Center is located in Breck'sville. The site is located at the intersection of I77 and Miller Road. It is expected to be completed by the end of the year. It will be the largest development of its kind in the state since the completion of the Ohio State University campus in 2010. The development will cost an estimated $100 million to $150 million to complete. It has been dubbed the "Ohio City Miracle" because of its proximity to the Ohio Turnpike.


Brecksville is part of the BrecksvilleBroadview Heights City School District along with neighboring Broadview Heights. The district had three elementary schools for grades K4: Hilton Elementary, Highland Drive Elementary, and Chippewa Elementary. All three closed in 2022 and were consolidated into one school. The new school opened on the Blossom Hill education and recreation complex in Breck'sville. The BrecksvileBroadview. Heights Middle School, for grades 68 and 912, are located on a campus that spans the border between Brecks.ville and Broadview. The school district was ranked the 7th-best in the state of Ohio and the fifth best in the Cleveland-Akron-Canton Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area in the 2019 state report cards. In 2022, the girls' gymnastics team won its 19th consecutive state title and 22th overall. The boys' wrestling team won the 2015 state championship and placed third at the state level in 2016. The girls volleyball team was the state champion in the 2016-2017 school year. The U.S. Department of Education recognized BBHHS as an NCLB Blue Ribbon School in 2008. Stautzenberger College offers Associate degrees and Board certifications. Cuyahoga Valley Career Center School of Nursing offers full and part-time degree programs. South Suburban Montessori School provides a MontessorI education to children between 18 months and 14 years of age. The city is home to the Ohio State Museum of Natural History.


In August 2016, Cleveland's MetroHealth System opened a $48 million, 63,200-square-foot, emergency room-medical center in Brecksville. A Cleveland Clinic Express - Urgent Care and Outpatient Center has a facility in the city.Brecksville Surgery Center, specializing in Ophthalmology surgery, is based in the town.Akron Children's Hospital has a branch in Breckenville. The city is home to the Cleveland Clinic's Outpatient Clinic. It is also home to a Cleveland Clinic Clinic Express-Urgent Care facility. The Cleveland Clinic has a hospital in Breckerville, as well as an urgent care center and an outpatient clinic. The town is located on the banks of the Cuyahoga River, which flows into the Ohio Turnpike. It has a population of about 2,000, according to the city's 2010 census. It was the site of the U.S. Civil War Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1864 and 1865. It also was the location of the Battle of Gettysburg, which was fought in 1866 and 1867. It's also the birthplace of the Cleveland Indians, who won the World Series in 1876 and 1877, and the Ohio League of Professional Baseball. The Ohio State Highway System was established in 1881. It runs through the city, and was once part of the Ohio State University system. The state's first high school was built in 1883.


Brecksville won the 2003 "America in Bloom" award and was the 2003 national winner of the "Proven Winners Landscaped Areas Award". Brecksville has won 28 Tree City Year Awards. The Chippewa Garden Club was formed in 1949. The club won the "Garden Club of the Year" award from the Garden Clubs of Ohio eight times since 1971, most recently in 2018. In 2019, Brecksvile was named Ohio's safest area by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. The organization used recent FBI statistics. In 2014, Family Circle magazine named the town one of the top ten U.S. towns to raise families. The magazine stated that Brecksvillle has top-rated schools and plenty of green space, including Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The town has been named one of Ohio's top places to raise a family in the last five years, according to the Ohio Department of Public Health. It has also been named a top place to raise children in the United States in recent years, including in 2012 and 2013. It also has been a popular destination for college students and recent grads, including the University of Ohio at Cleveland. It is home to the Cuyhoga Valley College of Art and Design, which was founded in 1883. It was the first college of its kind in the state of Ohio. The city also has the Ohio State University of the Arts and Sciences, which opened in 1894. The school has been home to a number of award-winning art and design programs.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Brecksville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio = 23.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 30. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 40. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Brecksville = 3.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 13,635 individuals with a median age of 47.5 age the population dropped by -4.20% in Brecksville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 701.10 residents per square mile of area (270.69/km²). There are average 2.5 people per household in the 4,922 households with an average household income of $88,937 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.60% of the available work force and has dropped -3.77% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 23.86%. The number of physicians in Brecksville per 100,000 population = 389.1.


The annual rainfall in Brecksville = 37.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 57.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 156. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 164. 83 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 19.4 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 48, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Brecksville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio which are owned by the occupant = 83.30%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 34 years with median home cost = $217,700 and home appreciation of 0.80%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $15.40 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $5,410 per student. There are 18.6 students for each teacher in the school, 489 students for each Librarian and 408 students for each Counselor. 5.73% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 25.07% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 22.40% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Brecksville's population in Cuyahoga County, Ohio of 1,698,575 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,01-fold to 13,635 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.23% female residents and 49.77% male residents live in Brecksville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

    As of 2020 in Brecksville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio are married and the remaining 31.08% are single population.

  • 27.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Brecksville require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    87.57% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 4.24% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.46% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 5.80% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Brecksville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 83.30% are owner-occupied homes, another 10.99% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.71% are vacant.

  • The 54.98% of the population in Brecksville, Cuyahoga County, Ohio who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

Show cameras in area

Cameras in


Please wait while loading content

Please wait

Booking Offer

Other cities around Hoboken

Title Distance in miles Show on Map

Skyline of Brecksville

In 51 U.S. states are published

2538 Companies
544 Counties
1186 Cities

The 5 newest Companies

Giant Interactive LLC

133 W 19th St 3rd floor, New York, NY 10011

Proforma Info Pros

1227 25th/Rosenberg St, Galveston, TX 77550

Magnolia Visual Media

5825 SW 87th Ave, Cooper City, FL 33328

Barrett Creative

6700 Florida Ave S STE 30, Lakeland, FL 33813

TopVu Media

101 W Edison Ave Suite 258, Appleton, WI 54915

Other Companies

Toboggan Inc

1445A 5th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

All Occasion Video

2626 W Farm Rd 182, Springfield, MO 65810

Beacon Street Productions

4790 Irvine Blvd #105, Irvine, California 92620

Work Horse Productions & Kauai Grip Truck

5776 Kaapuni Rd, Kapaa, HI 96746

Break Thru Films Inc

375 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10025

Landscape of Ohio