Solon, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 22,962 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.3%
 
Males: 11,043  (48.1%)
Females: 11,919  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 44139.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $94,245 (it was $78,903 in 2000)
Solon:

$94,245
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,219 (it was $35,394 in 2000)

Solon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $260,888 (it was $218,100 in 2000)
Solon:

$260,888
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $177,110; detached houses: $183,699; townhouses or other attached units: $165,572; in 2-unit structures: $123,072; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,774; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,094; mobile homes: $31,898

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,279.

March 2019 cost of living index in Solon: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.8%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Black residents, 6.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Solon, OH (2017)
    • 16,08470.2%White alone
    • 2,98613.0%Asian alone
    • 2,56211.2%Black alone
    • 8583.7%Two or more races
    • 3341.5%Hispanic
    • 710.3%Other race alone
    • 320.1%American Indian alone
    • 270.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Solon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Solon, Ohio as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Solon is 1,909 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Solon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(17.9)
4
(17.9)
3
(13.4)
4
(18.1)
2
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.7)
5
(21.8)
2
(8.7)
2
(8.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(4.5)
4
(17.9)
4
(17.9)
9
(40.8)
2
(9.1)
5
(22.9)
6
(25.7)
1
(4.3)
2
(8.7)
1
(4.3)
2
(8.7)
1
(4.4)
4
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(35.8)
6
(26.8)
13
(58.2)
5
(22.7)
5
(22.9)
6
(27.5)
11
(47.1)
6
(25.9)
3
(13.0)
7
(30.3)
8
(34.8)
4
(17.4)
7
(30.4)
8
(34.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
44
(197.1)
49
(219.1)
29
(129.9)
37
(167.7)
28
(128.0)
22
(100.7)
46
(196.9)
31
(133.8)
43
(186.1)
21
(90.9)
24
(104.3)
15
(65.3)
25
(108.6)
24
(104.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
232
(1,039)
219
(979.3)
229
(1,026)
167
(757.1)
179
(818.5)
156
(714.4)
163
(697.6)
158
(682.1)
201
(869.9)
146
(631.7)
145
(630.1)
154
(670.4)
146
(634.1)
181
(788.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(4.5)
2
(8.9)
7
(31.4)
2
(9.1)
1
(4.6)
10
(45.8)
8
(34.2)
4
(17.3)
13
(56.3)
3
(13.0)
3
(13.0)
6
(26.1)
11
(47.8)
5
(21.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.9)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.5)
2
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
2
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.7)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)87.580.380.474.056.751.771.844.564.440.058.764.455.054.6

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City-data.com crime index in Solon, OH

Crime rate in Solon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 64 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: Italian (8.1%), American (7.4%), German (4.8%), Polish (3.5%), Russian (3.4%), Hungarian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1954

Elevation: 1036 feet

Land area: 20.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,117 people per square mile   (low).

Solon, Ohio map

3,696 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe, 3.9% Asia).

This city:

16.1%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,483 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,339 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cleveland, OH (13.4 miles , pop. 478,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (324.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bentleyville, OH (1.5 miles ),
Glenwillow, OH (1.6 miles ),
Bedford Heights, OH (1.9 miles ),
Moreland Hills, OH (1.9 miles ),
Chagrin Falls, OH (2.0 miles ),
Reminderville, OH (2.0 miles ),
Orange, OH (2.1 miles ),
Twinsburg, OH (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.39 N, Longitude: 81.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,059 (+65.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,071 (26.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Solon, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Solon, OH in 2017

Property values in Solon, OH

Solon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 112 buildings, average cost: $261,500
  • 1998: 108 buildings, average cost: $268,400
  • 1999: 114 buildings, average cost: $283,500
  • 2000: 103 buildings, average cost: $316,300
  • 2001: 123 buildings, average cost: $351,500
  • 2002: 93 buildings, average cost: $315,900
  • 2003: 116 buildings, average cost: $347,900
  • 2004: 137 buildings, average cost: $385,300
  • 2005: 127 buildings, average cost: $414,900
  • 2006: 49 buildings, average cost: $473,100
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $590,300
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $642,900
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $321,900
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $410,800
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $441,500
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $441,400
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $463,300
  • 2015: 36 buildings, average cost: $469,900
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $343,800
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $393,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Solon, OH residents
Average permit cost in Solon, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Solon, OH
Historical housing units in Solon, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +3,185 (+17.1%).
Most common industries in Solon, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.5%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.2%)
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Solon, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (7.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Lawyers (4.6%)
  • Engineers (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Solon, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Solon, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.9. This is about average.

City:

84.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.231. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.231
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.520. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.520
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Solon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Solon city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

Earthquake activity:

Solon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from Solon center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from Solon center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 257.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 163.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 8.3 miles away from Solon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cuyahoga County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Solon topographic map

Main business address for: ADVANCED LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES INC (ELECTRIC LIGHTING & WIRING EQUIPMENT), NATIONAL AUTO CREDIT INC /DE (SERVICES-AUTO RENTAL & LEASING (NO DRIVERS)), PVF CAPITAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), KEITHLEY INSTRUMENTS INC (INSTRUMENTS FOR MEAS & TESTING OF ELECTRICITY & ELEC SIGNALS), ERICO INTERNATIONAL CORP (CUTLERY, HANDTOOLS & GENERAL HARDWARE).

Hospitals and medical centers in Solon:

  • AURORA ROAD GROUP HOME (37125 AURORA ROAD)
  • SOLON FAMILY HOME (34000 PETTIBONE ROAD)
  • SOLON HOUSE (37025 AURORA ROAD)
  • SOLON POINTE AT EMERALD RIDGE (5625 EMERALD RIDGE PARKWAY)
  • FMC - SOLON (6020 ENTERPRISE PARKWAY)
  • FAMILY TREE HOME CARE SERVICES, LLC (33610 SOLON ROAD, SUITE 3)

Airports and heliports located in Solon:

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Amtrak station near Solon:

  • 16 miles: CLEVELAND (200 CLEVELAND MEMORIAL SHOREWAY) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Solon:

  • John Carroll University (about 9 miles; University Heights, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,546)
  • Case Western Reserve University (about 12 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 7,034)
  • Cuyahoga Community College District (about 14 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 20,271)
  • Cleveland State University (about 15 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 14,161)
  • Kent State University at Kent (about 18 miles; Kent, OH; FT enrollment: 25,431)
  • Lakeland Community College (about 18 miles; Kirtland, OH; FT enrollment: 6,170)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (about 22 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,699)

Public high school in Solon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Solon:

Private elementary/middle school in Solon:

  • ST RITA SCHOOL (Students: 442, Location: 33200 BALDWIN RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Solon

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Area code for Solon is 440, not 330

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Solon: Solon Industrial Park (A), Solon City Central Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Hawthorn Ridge Picnic Area (C), Grantwood Golf Club (D), Hawthorne Valley Country Club (E), Willow Grove Golf Course (F), Channons Crossing (G), Cuyahoga Regional Sanitary Landfill (H), Northeast Ohio Medical Reserve Corps (I), Solon Fire Department Station 3 (J), Solon Fire Department Station 2 (K), Solon Fire Department Station 1 (L), Solon City Hall (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Solar Shopping Center (1), Solon Square Shopping Center (2), Solon Mall Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Solon include: ADVANCED LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES INC (A), NATIONAL AUTO CREDIT INC /DE (B), PVF CAPITAL CORP (C), KEITHLEY INSTRUMENTS INC (D), ERICO INTERNATIONAL CORP (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Solon include: Community Church (A), Our Redeemer Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Hope Cemetery (1), Roselawn Cemetery (2), Mount Olive Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Meadow Lake (A), Neptune Lake (B), Briar Hill Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Solon include: Bedford Chagrin Parkway (1), Solon Community Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Days Inn (Arcades & Amusements; 6110 Som Center Rd).

Hotels: Days Inn (6110 Som Center Rd), Hampton Inn Cleveland/Solon (6035 Enterprise Parkway).

Court: Orange Village - Mayor's Court (4600 Lander Road).

Birthplace of: Drew Carter - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Sep 5, 1981), Michael Cartellone - Drummer, Milo Lockwood - Baseball player.

Cuyahoga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

81.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Solon in 2010:

  • 101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

Banks with most branches in Solon (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Solon Branch at 33275 Aurora Road, branch established on 1958/05/05; Shoppes Of Solon Branch at 28200 Miles Road. Suite A, branch established on 2008/05/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • The Huntington National Bank: Solon Branch at 34230 Aurora Road, branch established on 1968/10/04; Aurora Road Solon Center Branch at 34310 Aurora Road, branch established on 2011/05/16. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Fifth Third Bank: Solon Branch at 6445 Som Center Road, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Park View Federal Savings Bank: at 30000 Aurora Road, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $803.3 mil, Deposits: $696.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Solon Branch at 33400 Aurora Road, branch established on 1963/11/07. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Solon Branch at 33113 Aurora Road, branch established on 1959/11/20. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • First Place Bank: Solon Financial Center at 6150 Enterprise Parkway, branch established on 2006/07/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,754.5 mil, Deposits: $2,219.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, OH, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • New York Community Bank: Aurora Road Branch at 34206 Aurora Road, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Solon Branch at 6211 Som Center Road, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Solon:

Marital status in Solon, OH
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Solon:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Solon
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Solon (Solon, Ohio Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Solon, OH (based on Cuyahoga County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic366,464110
Evangelical Protestant106,477326
Mainline Protestant94,977233
Other49,641126
Black Protestant40,776129
Orthodox16,45631
None605,331-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 302
This county:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Cuyahoga County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 218
Cuyahoga County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 293
Here:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 891
Cuyahoga County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cuyahoga County:

28.3%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.5%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.0%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Solon:

28.2
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Solon:

19.8%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.8%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Solon:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

61.3%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.8%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Solon, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 56$448,925$96,1980$0
Streets and Highways 51$258,848$60,9054$6,437
Police Protection - Officers 48$344,557$86,1390$0
Solid Waste Management 27$129,163$57,4062$2,245
Parks and Recreation 17$77,124$54,440186$104,401
Sewerage 17$86,430$61,0091$935
Financial Administration 17$87,164$61,5281$2,274
Police - Other 16$83,979$62,98417$13,277
Other and Unallocable 16$76,229$57,17243$35,413
Correction 9$36,338$48,4515$9,057
Other Government Administration 5$28,618$68,68311$15,285
Welfare 4$18,590$55,7708$11,971
Judicial and Legal 2$12,002$72,0120$0
Health 1$5,007$60,0840$0
Fire - Other 1$3,884$46,6080$0
Totals for Government 287$1,696,858$70,949278$201,295

Solon government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $10,898,000 ($474.61)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $8,515,000 ($370.83)
    Police Protection: $7,363,000 ($320.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,515,000 ($283.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,026,000 ($262.43)
    Regular Highways: $5,784,000 ($251.89)
    Sewerage: $4,445,000 ($193.58)
    General - Other: $2,916,000 ($126.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,604,000 ($69.85)
    Financial Administration: $1,209,000 ($52.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $796,000 ($34.67)
    General Public Buildings: $488,000 ($21.25)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $243,000 ($10.58)
    Health - Other: $99,000 ($4.31)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $3,066,000 ($133.52)
    General - Other: $61,000 ($2.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,243,000 ($54.13)
    Sewerage: $299,000 ($13.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $251,000 ($10.93)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($3.70)
    Police Protection: $71,000 ($3.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($2.92)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $49,000 ($2.13)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($0.48)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,105,000 ($1267.53)

Solon government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,093,000 ($308.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,881,000 ($169.02)
    Other: $1,026,000 ($44.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $728,000 ($31.70)
    Special Assessments: $713,000 ($31.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $438,000 ($19.07)
    Interest Earnings: $290,000 ($12.63)
    Rents: $264,000 ($11.50)
    Donations From Private Sources: $107,000 ($4.66)
    Sale of Property: $64,000 ($2.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,399,000 ($60.93)
    Highways: $1,015,000 ($44.20)
    Other: $609,000 ($26.52)
    Sewerage: $176,000 ($7.66)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $44,899,000 ($1955.36)
    Property: $3,274,000 ($142.58)
    Other License: $785,000 ($34.19)

Solon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,378,000 ($103.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,004,000 ($2090.58)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,213,000 ($52.83)

3.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Cuyahoga County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lorain County, OH  0.38% ($47,363 average AGI)
from Summit County, OH  0.37% ($53,747)
from Lake County, OH  0.32% ($45,708)


4.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($731 average AGI)
Cuyahoga County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lorain County, OH  0.49% ($73,949 average AGI)
to Summit County, OH  0.41% ($59,201)
to Lake County, OH  0.40% ($47,882)
Businesses in Solon, OH
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Lane Furniture2
Arby's1Marriott1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Burger King1Old Navy1
CVS1Panera Bread1
Caribou Coffee1Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1Talbots1
GameStop1UPS10
Hilton2Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Solon:

  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRMR (1420 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND CLASSICAL RADIO, LLC)
  • WCUE (1150 AM; 5 kW; CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WERE (1300 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH)
  • WTOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJTB (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR BROADCASTING CO)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Solon:

  • WFHM-FM (95.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXTM (92.3 FM; CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WENZ (107.9 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKHR (91.5 FM; BAINBRIDGE, OH; Owner: KENSTON LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMS (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJCU (88.7 FM; UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPN (90.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WGAR-FM (99.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSTB (88.9 FM; STREETSBORO, OH; Owner: STREETSBORO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Solon:

  • WXOX-LP (Channel 65; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W53AX (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • W51BI (Channel 51; KIRTLAND, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAOH-LP (Channel 29; AKRON, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Solon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 410ft / 125mTotal length
  • $368,000Total costs
  • 712,402Total average daily traffic
  • 47,322Total average daily truck traffic
  • 780,384Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Solon, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 211970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Solon, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Solon)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Solon, OH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CLEFP03, 32000 Aurora Road (Lat: 41.387444 Lon: -81.444278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQBJ360, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2004, Expiration Date: 10/19/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • CLE0339, 30400 Solon Road (Lat: 41.383611 Lon: -81.463611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQFS918, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2006, Expiration Date: 09/26/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • OH-CLE0409A, 5252 Naiman Parkway (Lat: 41.419806 Lon: -81.488194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQNA484,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 11/23/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Solon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Solon)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED57$175,456204$234,015735$234,29015$112,33319$130,4211$338,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$147,00015$234,46761$278,5085$27,8001$417,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$147,88914$220,286195$234,49218$71,2229$182,8890$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$179,57123$258,565137$253,0368$102,3753$291,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$143,0003$284,00059$247,6444$22,5002$270,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1841.03 , 1841.04, 1841.05, 1841.06, 1841.07, 1841.08

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$225,92013$225,077
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$216,2007$256,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$281,0009$274,444
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$360,0003$272,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$174,5000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1841.03 , 1841.04, 1841.05, 1841.06, 1841.07, 1841.08

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Solon, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Solon, OH - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 63. The highest number of fires - 108 took place in 2017, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Solon, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.3%), and Outside Fires (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Solon, OH
    • 56956.3%Structure Fires
    • 33433.1%Outside Fires
    • 10610.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Solon, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Solon, Ohio:

  • Springhill Suites By Marriott, 30100 Aurora Rd, Solon, Ohio 44139 , Phone: (440) 248-9600, Fax: (440) 248-9120
  • Solon Hotel LLC/Hampton Inn, 6035 Enterprise Pkwy, Solon, Ohio 44139 , Phone: (440) 542-0400, Fax: (440) 542-0353
  • TownePlace Suites by Marriott Cleveland-Solon, 6040 Enterprise Pkwy, Solon, Ohio 44139 , Phone: (440) 394-1270, Fax: (440) 394-1271
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Solon, Ohio
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Solon, OH
  • 92.7%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Solon, OH
  • 77.5%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Solon compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Solon on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 (44139) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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