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North Ridgeville is a city located in Lorain County, Ohio. It’s best known as a west side suburb of Cleveland. Retirees that are looking for a smaller town location with various larger cities nearby will surely appreciate North Ridgeville.
Climate & Geography
North Ridgeville has a humid-continental climate. The average annual high temperature is in the high 50s and the average annual low temperature is in the low 40s. The average annual precipitation is roughly 40 inches of rainfall.
North Ridgeville is the third-largest city in the county. Downtown Cleveland is approximately 18 miles east. The area in this city is primarily flat with a few small lakes and rivers throughout, Lake Erie is about 10 miles north of the city.
Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment
North Ridgeville is a small city with many leisure activities for residents to enjoy. There are numerous parks for walking or biking and many residents enjoy joining tennis and golf clubs in the area. There are various pubs and theaters nearby and the larger city of Cleveland is near enough for residents to take day trips and explore a wider variety of activities.
Cost of Living & Taxes
The median home cost is below the national median. The cost of living is the 19th lowest of all the U.S. states. Both military income and Social Security are exempt from taxation, a small credit is present for retirement income. In addition, Ohio does have a homestead exemption.
University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, St. John Medical Center-Westlake, and Southwest General Health Center are highly ranked and within 10 miles of North Ridgeville. University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center is ranked high performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure. St. John Medical Center-Westlake is regionally ranked as high performing in COPD, colon cancer surgery, and heart failure. Southwest General Health Center is regionally ranked high performing in four adult procedures/conditions.