The 10 Best Neighborhoods In Cleveland For 2022

We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Cleveland are the best of the best.

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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. So, if you're thinking of moving to Ohio and Cleveland is on the top of your list, check out our best neighborhoods to live in.

Here are the best neighborhoods in Cleveland for 2022.

So what's the best neighborhood to live in Cleveland for 2022? 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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Best Neighborhoods In Cleveland

The 10 Best Neighborhoods To Live In Cleveland

Population: 19,117
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $120,510 (Third best)
Median Income: $54,620 (best)
More on Kamm's Corner: Homes For Sale | Data


Population: 7,397
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $84,333 (Sixth best)
Median Income: $31,751 (11th best)
More on Edgewater: Homes For Sale | Data

Edgewater Cleveland, OH

Population: 33,665
Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $75,007 (Ninth best)
Median Income: $39,720 (Fourth best)
More on Old Brooklyn: Homes For Sale | Data

Old Brooklyn Cleveland, OH

Population: 18,606
Rank Last Year: 4 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $71,164 (Tenth best)
Median Income: $35,382 (Fifth best)
More on Jefferson: Homes For Sale | Data

Jefferson Cleveland, OH

Population: 9,075
Rank Last Year: 5 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $124,250 (Second best)
Median Income: $34,090 (Sixth best)
More on Ohio City-West Side: Homes For Sale | Data

Ohio City-West Side Cleveland, OH

Population: 6,533
Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $119,745 (Fourth best)
Median Income: $40,561 (Third best)
More on Tremont: Homes For Sale | Data

Tremont Cleveland, OH

Population: 7,940
Rank Last Year: 7 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $130,729 (best)
Median Income: $23,188 (26th best)
More on University District: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 8,632
Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $102,343 (Fifth best)
Median Income: $32,825 (Ninth best)
More on Downtown: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 2,886
Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $77,760 (Eighth best)
Median Income: $49,125 (Second best)
More on Riverside: Homes For Sale | Data

Population: 13,013
Rank Last Year: 10 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $78,541 (Seventh best)
Median Income: $29,382 (12th best)
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Methodology: How We Determined The Best Cleveland, OH Neighborhoods In 2022

In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Cleveland, we had to determine what criteria defines a "best".

Using crime, census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:

  • 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.

Summary: 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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Best Neighborhoods To Live In Cleveland For 2022 Detailed Data

Rank Neighborhood Population Home Value Median Income
1 Kamm's Corner 19,117 $120,510 $54,620
2 Edgewater 7,397 $84,333 $31,751
3 Old Brooklyn 33,665 $75,007 $39,720
4 Jefferson 18,606 $71,164 $35,382
5 Ohio City-West Side 9,075 $124,250 $34,090
6 Tremont 6,533 $119,745 $40,561
7 University District 7,940 $130,729 $23,188
8 Downtown 8,632 $102,343 $32,825
9 Riverside 2,886 $77,760 $49,125
10 Detroit Shoreway 13,013 $78,541 $29,382
11 West Boulevard 16,105 $60,388 $33,090
12 Buckeye Shaker 10,927 $69,320 $27,529
13 Lee Miles 13,367 $68,771 $32,362
14 Puritas Longmead 17,093 $64,674 $33,765
15 North Collinwood 13,292 $65,056 $28,721
16 Brooklyn Center 8,550 $59,609 $27,133
17 Euclid Green 5,009 $58,367 $24,830
18 Cudell 10,225 $49,000 $27,092
19 Clark Fulton 10,461 $54,320 $22,988
20 Corlett 11,427 $53,300 $24,807
21 Hough 12,978 $70,611 $18,621
22 Goodrich-Kirkland 3,969 $44,550 $27,387
23 Mt Pleasant 14,720 $48,660 $21,606
24 Forest Hills 9,330 $49,367 $23,950
25 South Collinwood 10,569 $52,906 $25,257
26 Stockyards 7,306 $37,389 $24,661
27 Glenville 14,055 $48,456 $24,172
28 South Broadway 15,326 $47,116 $25,689
29 Saint Claire-Superior 5,828 $45,892 $21,081
30 Woodland Hills 7,509 $29,836 $19,499
31 Union Miles Park 9,750 $43,654 $20,104
32 Indurstrial Valley 1,068 $10,633 $24,205
33 Fairfax 4,530 $32,467 $18,236
34 Central 11,532 $43,682 $15,904
35 North Broadway 5,296 $22,455 $22,007
36 Kinsmith 3,270 $36,114 $13,967

Editor's Note: We updated this article for 2022. This is our ninth time ranking the best neighborhoods to live in Cleveland.

About Chris Kolmar

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