Brecksville Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks Entry Sign, Brecksville, OhioBrecksville is situated on 19.68 square miles in Cuyahoga county, approximately 15 miles south of the city of Cleveland. As of the census of 2010, there were 13,656 people, 5,349 households, and 3,883 families residing in the city.  As of July 1, 2015, the median household income was $97,013 and the average household income was $127,229. 

Brecksville is defined by its scenic wooded bluffs and ravines which are a result of the geological confluence of the Glaciated Allegheny Plateau and the Great Lakes Basin. Many neighborhoods are adjacent to the Brecksville Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, one of the most visited National Parks in the country. The Brecksville Reservation consists of 2,500 acres.

To maintain Brecksville's nature preserve setting, residents have rejected the big box store and shopping mall concept for smaller, locally owned boutiques and shops.

Median home sale prices in Brecksville hover in the $230-250,000 range, with a variety of home types, most in well-manicured housing developments. The cost of living in Brecksville is approximately 11.5% higher than the national average.

Students attend Brecksville-Broadview Heights School District (shared with its neighboring city, Broadview Heights).  The school district has three elementary schools, an intermediate school, a junior high school, and a high school.  Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School has consistently been ranked by U.S. News & World Report magazine as being in the top 5 percent of all high schools in the United States. Additionally, the High School was recognized in Newsweek magazine's 2013 list of the top 2000 public high schools in the United States.


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