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Painesville is a city in Lake County, in the Cleveland-Elyria metro area.

It is the county seat.

Painesville takes its name from General Edward Paine, founder.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Painesville. For links to other places called Painesville, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Painesville is 41.724N. The longitude is -81.245W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,428.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$34,842
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Painesville demographic reports
Painesville is on the Grand River, near Lake Erie.
Former and merged names include:
· Oak Openings
· Champion
Well-known residents have included:
· Don Shula, football coach
· James Henry Beard, artist
Local festivals include:
  • Lake County Fair - Aug. 14-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Painesville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Helen Hazen Wyman Metropolitan Park, Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve
Colleges and universities: Lake Erie College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Painesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cleveland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44077 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Painesville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Painesville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Painesville was $15,391, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Painesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Painesville include Mentor Avenue District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Painesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $462.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $855.


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Libraries in Painesville include Morley Library ... View libraries

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Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Painesville political report.

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The average commute time for Painesville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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