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Overview of Garfield Heights

Garfield Heights, Ohio is a suburban city is located about 10 miles from downtown Cleveland with a population of approximately 28,800. Garfield Heights allows for an easy commute to downtown Cleveland while offering typical suburban amenities. Those searching for Garfield Heights apartments for rent will appreciate the city's convenient location.

Living in Garfield Heights, OH

Garfield Heights was originally part of the area first surveyed by Moses Cleveland. During its first growth period in the 1820s, Garfield Heights actually had a larger area than Cleveland itself. At the time, the region was called Newburg Township. Modern-day Garfield Heights offers a variety of modern amenities, though it remains firmly rooted in its rich history.

Those living in Garfield Heights enjoy an easy commute into Cleveland. As a result, the city serves primarily as a bedroom community, and loses about 13 percent of its population during workdays due to commuting. The mean travel time to work is 23.4 minutes.

Even within Garfield Heights, various employment opportunities exist. The city is home to people from all walks of life, so those searching for Garfield Heights rentals should be able to find the perfect neighborhood to call home. The city's median age is 38.5 years, and households tend to be comprised of a mix of both families and singles. About 28 percent of homes contain children younger than 18.

Garfield Heights Attractions and Special Events

Residents of Garfield Heights enjoy easy access to Cleveland entertainment. The House of Blues has a location in Cleveland. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is also located in Cleveland, giving the region a distinct creative vibe.

Within Garfield Heights, residents can attend a variety of community-building events, including Taste of the Town, a Halloween Skate, local children's' events, and many others.

To find a Garfield Heights apartment or rental, check out our apartment listings. Rent.com® is happy to help you find your next home.

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