City of North Royalton, Ohio

Community Profile

Location:  Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Nearest Major City: Cleveland, Ohio – 15 miles south of Downtown and north of Akron

Highways:  I-71 is three miles west, I-77 is three miles east

Area Statistics
21.8 square miles

Population Information: City:  32,500 approximate

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Government Information
Government type:

President of Council / 6 Ward Council Representatives
City Charter

Safety Forces
Police:  39 Police Officers
Fire:  36 Firefighters – 32 paramedic qualified
Fire Insurance Rating:  5

Health Services
Closest Hospitals: Parma Community General Hospital
(five miles north of city)      
Southwest Community General Health Center
(eight miles northwest of city)

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Public: North Royalton Public School System 
Brecksville-Broadview Heights Public School System

Royal Redeemer Lutheran  / St. Albert the Great

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Utility Providers
Electric Supplier: First Energy
Gas Supplier:  Columbia Gas Company

North Royalton is a member of the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC)
Water Supplier:  City of Cleveland

Sewer: N.R. Waste Water Treatment & N.E.O.R.S.D.

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Communication Providers
Possible providers:

AT & T
Time Warner Cable
Wide Open West - WOW

Local Income Tax:  2%
       Collecting Agency - Regional Income Tax Agency
State Income Tax:  Graduated
Real Property Tax:  69.24 effective tax rate
Assessed Valuation - 2009
          Real Property: 822,123,940
          Tangible Personal Property: No longer in place
          Public Utility: 14,488,560
          Total Assessed Value: 836,612,500

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Public Transportation

RTA -Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

#45/#23 - Ridge Road current route and schedule

#20A - West 25th and State Road

#135 - Broadview - North Royalton

#145 York Road Flyer has been discontinued

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Bond rating: Aa2
In May of 2010, Moody's Investors Service recalibrated the ratings of it's municipal clients.  The City’s bond rating was adjusted from Aa3 to Aa2.  The City's bond rating is important to the City in that it directly effects the cost at which the City can borrow funds. 

Tax Incentives Enterprise Zone Program contact Director of Development Thomas Jordan, 440-237-5484

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The following employers (private and public) had the largest work forces within the City as of December 31, 2004 according to city records:

Employer Nature of Activity or Business Approximate Number of Employees
North Royalton City Schools Public Education 541
Patrician Inc. Nursing Home 210
Riser Foods Company Grocery store 205
The City Municipality 176
D&S Construction Inc. Excavating, utility construction 85
Valley Tool & Die Inc. Machining Fasteners 80
IMJ Gross Company Inc. Construction 35
Praxair Distribution Inc. Gas transmission and distribution 32
May Tool & Die Co. Conveyer belt and food processing machinery 30

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Major Airports:  Cleveland Hopkins International, about 9 miles,  20 minutes
Akron-Canton Regional Airport, 31 miles, about 30 minutes

Regional Airports:
Burke Lakefront (about 15 miles in Cleveland, OH)

Cuyahoga County (about 24 miles in Cleveland, OH)

Other public-use airports nearest to North Royalton:

Columbia (about 15 miles in Columbia Station, OH)

Medina Municipal (about 15 miles in Medina, OH)

Schmeltzer (about 15 miles in Akron, OH)

Amtrak Station near North Royalton:

13 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.

United States Postal Service: 13901 State Rd, North Royalton, OH 44133-9998

Cuyahoga County Library: North Royalton Branch, 5071 Wallings Road

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