Do you like your neighborhood?
Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors?
No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Cleveland, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.
Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits — less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Cleveland neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?
Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Cleveland are the best. If you’re in one of the places we’re about to highlight, odds are you know you’ve got it made.
Here are the best neighborhoods in Cleveland for 2019:
- Kamm’s Corner (Homes)
- Edgewater (Homes)
- Old Brooklyn (Homes)
- Jefferson (Homes)
- Ohio City-West Side (Homes)
- Tremont (Homes)
- University District (Homes)
- Downtown (Homes)
- Riverside (Homes)
- West Boulevard (Homes)
So what’s the best neighborhood to live in Cleveland for 2019? According to the most recent census data, Kamm’S Corner looks to be the best Cleveland neighborhood to live in.
Read on to see how we determined the places around Cleveland that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Cleveland.
Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from best to worst.
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How we determined the best Cleveland hoods in 2019
In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Cleveland, we had to determine what criteria defines a “best”.
- High incomes
- Low unemployment rates
- Low crime
- High home prices
- High population densities (A proxy for things to do)
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 36 in each category, where 1 was the best.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the “Best City Neighborhood In Cleveland.” We’re lookin’ at you, Kamm’S Corner.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the best places Cleveland, Ohio has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.
Kamm’s Corners is a neighborhood on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio. It is roughly bounded by the Rocky River on the west, I-90 and the city of Lakewood to the north, the New York Central Railroad tracks, to the east and Puritas Road to the south.
Old Brooklyn is a west side neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, United States, located approximately five miles south of downtown Cleveland. It extends east-to-west from the Cuyahoga River to the city of Brooklyn and north-to-south from the Brookside Park Valley to the city of Parma.
Ohio City is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Cleveland, Ohio. It is located immediately west of the Cuyahoga River.
Tremont is a neighborhood in the city of Cleveland, Ohio, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tremont is one of the oldest parts of Cleveland, and once held a large German immigrant population. Today the neighborhood is home to many restaurants and art galleries. The district sits just west of the Cuyahoga River and south of the Ohio City neighborhood. Tremont is home to numerous historic churches including Pilgrim Congregational UCC, St. Augustine, St. John Cantius, and St. Theodosius Russian Orthodox Cathedral.Tremont is bounded by the Cuyahoga River to the North and East, MetroHealth Medical Center to the South and West 25th Street and Columbus Avenue to the West.
Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of The Best Neighborhoods In Cleveland
If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Cleveland where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Cleveland aren’t all good. Kinsmith takes the title of the worst neighborhood to live in Cleveland.
We ranked the neighborhoods from best to worst in the chart below.
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Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods To Live In Cleveland For 2019
|5||Ohio City-West Side||9,075|
|31||Union Miles Park||9,750|