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Meet Cleveland

Never flashy. Never trendy. Always Cleveland. Whether you’re just visiting or considering a move, you’ll uncover revitalized neighborhoods like Tremont and Ohio City, expansive suburbs filled with arts and culture like Shaker Heights and Lakewood, historic influences and new experiences every season. Plus, with our diverse range of employers, you just might find your dream job here.

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Cleveland offers a variety of neighborhoods and living options – from downtown urban apartments to family-friendly suburbs, all within an affordable price range. In Cleveland, you’ll feel right at home.

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Housing Costs 26%
Below the National Average

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Get More for Less in CLE

In Cleveland, you don’t have to sacrifice your budget to live your best life. Our cost of living comes in at 12.1% below the national average*, offering residents an affordable lifestyle in addition to great jobs, exciting weekend activities, and beautiful housing options. Choose CLE, where you can have it all.

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Cleveland Wants to Draft You

Looking to level up or make a big career change? Our impressive roster of companies are always looking for new talent – and we think you’d be a great addition to their team.

Arts & Culture

Take your pick from Cleveland’s lengthy list of exciting activities, events and experiences. From our renowned cultural institutions to vibrant neighborhoods, inspired food and beverage offerings, action-packed sports and indie shops and art galleries, you’ll find engaging experiences around almost every corner.

Waterfront Experiences

Cleveland is your top pick for world-class waterfront experiences – from restaurants and concert venues with scenic river and lake views to lush nature preserves and parks. Grab casual bites at Lindey’s Lake House, sample handcrafted beers at Collision Bend Brewery or grab burgers at Merwin’s Wharf – all with unbeatable views along the Cuyahoga River. The Flats, Cleveland’s downtown waterfront district, also hosts plenty of events like Burning River Fest, Flat Out Fridays and more.


The Cleveland Clinic is ranked the second-best hospital in the world, offering the highest level of patient care. In addition, the healthcare field in the Cleveland area has seen 21% growth** in the last two decades, illustrating the spectrum of available care. Cleveland’s residents are surrounded by nature – in the city’s center and in its suburbs. With 55,000 acres of parkland between the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the region’s metro park system, affectionately known as the “Emerald Necklace,” opportunities abound for urban outdoor adventure. Cleveland is also home to many yoga studios, gyms and wellness centers that encourage a healthy lifestyle.

Neighborhoods & Suburbs

Our tight-knit neighborhoods and suburban communities each reflect the distinct and diverse personalities of their residents and meld together to create Cleveland’s one-of-a-kind character. Find your perfect new home in lakefront communities like Bay Village and Euclid, historic neighborhoods of Cleveland and Shaker Heights, or park-lined cities like Strongsville and Brecksville.

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Food & Drinks

Here in Cleveland, our food scene is unparalleled. Thanks to iconic local dishes from pierogi to the “Polish Boy” sandwich, you’ll never get hangry. Enjoy some of Cleveland’s best drafts at more than 30 craft breweries or nibble, nosh and nom your way through the historic West Side Market, which is sure to please your taste buds.

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#2 in the world
Cleveland Clinic
#6 Best-Paying City
For College Grads
#5 Best City
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