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Top Ten Reported Ancestries, 1990

German: 847
Hungarian: 636
Irish: 633
Finnish: 456
English: 361
Slovak: 319
Polish: 207
Italian: 197
Swedish: 80
Yugoslavian: 52


Elevation: 610 feet
Land area: 1.04 square miles.
Population density: 3,086 people per square mile
Latitude: 41.75 N, Longitude: 81.27 W
Nearest city with population of 50,000+: Mentor, OH (6.2 miles , pop. 50,278)
Nearest city with population 200,000+: Cleveland, OH (33 miles , pop. 478,403)
Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

Fairport Harbor, at the mouth of the Grand River, is the largest natural harbor in Lake County. The harbor maintains limited commercial traffic. Major products shipped through the port are sand and limestone. Rock salt is the major export.

The village is bordered on three sides by water: on the north by Lake Erie, and on the west and south by the Grand River.


Estimated median house or condo value in 2007:
Fairport Harbor: $118,009 ($94,800 in 2000)
Ohio: $137,800

Mean housing prices in 2007:

All housing units: $140,077
Detached houses: $129,443
Townhouses or other attached units: $181,018
Two-unit structures: $128,119
Three- to four-unit structures: $263,214
Five-or-more-unit structures: $203,877


Estimated median household income in 2007

Fairport Harbor: $40,146 ($35,205 in 2000)
Ohio: $46,597


Fairport Harding High School
Students: 275

Mckinley Elementary School
Students: 242

Fairport Harbor Public Library
Number of books: 36,007
Audio materials: 3,577
Video materials: 2,417
Serial subscriptions: 118

Degrees attained for population 25 years and older
High school or higher: 83.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%


For population at least 15 years old in Fairport Harbor Village

Never married: 28.5%
Now married: 47.8%
Separated: 0.7%
Widowed: 8.3%
Divorced: 14.7%

85 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).
This village: 2.7%
Ohio: 3.0%


Top occupations by industry (men)
Construction (14%)
Metal and metal products (9%)
Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
Public administration (4%)
Plastics and rubber products (4%)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
Truck transportation (4%)

Top occupations by position (men)
Production occupations including supervisors (9%)
Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Top occupations by industry (women)
Health care (15%)
Accommodation and food services (11%)
Educational services (9%)
Personal and laundry services (6%)
Finance and insurance (5%)
Public administration (5%)
Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)

Top occupations by position (women)
Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
Waiters and waitresses (5%)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
Cashiers (4%)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)


Population in July 2007: 3,215.
Population change since 2000: +1.1%
Males: 1,591 (49.5%)
Females: 1,624 (50.5%)
Median resident age: 36.8 years
Ohio median age: 36.2 years


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000

Fairport Harbor: 1.5% ($1,416)
Ohio: 1.3% ($1,271)


Catholic Church (68%)
United Methodist Church (8%)
Other religions (24%)


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006

from Cuyahoga County, OH 2.15% ($41,188 average AGI)
from Geauga County, OH 0.44% ($42,836)
from Ashtabula County, OH 0.42% ($34,623)

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and

Current Weather

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Today: Mostly Cloudy H: 46 L: 39
Tomorrow: Rain H: 54 L: 46

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Village of Fairport Harbor

220 Third Street    Fairport Harbor, Ohio 44077
Phone: (440) 352-3620    Fax: (440) 352-8872

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Emergency Contact Info

Police Dept. Memorandum: When to call the police
For Emergencies and Power Outages: Dominion Gas First Energy

Police & Fire (Non-life-threatening emergencies): (440) 354-3434
Police Administrative: (440) 352-3620 ext. 3
Fire Administrative: (440) 352-3620 ext. 5

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