Living and Working

Got City Game Brag BookNot only does Northeast Ohio allow you to take advantage of superb cultural, educational, recreational, and entertainment amenities, but it does so at a cost-of-living well below that of other major metropolitan areas across the country! Residents in Northeast Ohio enjoy affordable housing, easily accessible roads and transportation services, and an unparalleled quality of life. Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the ACCRA Cost-of-Living Index support that residents in the Northeast Ohio region benefit from lower mortgage payments and consumer prices when compared to other major metropolitan areas.

Northeast Ohio is also home to outstanding workplaces, and several of which have received regional and national recognition. NorthCoast 99, an initiative conducted by the Employers Resource Council (ERC), identifies organizations that excel across areas including compensation, benefits, community service, training, recruiting, retention, safety, health, and work/life balance. To find out more about some of the best workplaces that Northeast Ohio has to offer, please visit

The region also boasts some of the finest medical and educational institutions in the country, and is the center of the nation's largest concentration of industrial and consumer markets. Over 10-million people live within a 150-mile radius! What makes Northeast Ohio unique is those 10-million people are spread throughout major cities and small towns, industrial centers and farming communities. The region offers an incredible variety of lifestyles and opportunities, and you can experience them all in your own backyard! Northeast Ohio truly has it is certainly a great place to live and work!

Living in Northeast Ohio

Working in Northeast Ohio

Relocating to Northeast Ohio

Living in Northeast Ohio

Housing and Real Estate
Cleveland Housing Network
Cleveland Tenants Organization

Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA)
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
Akron Metro Regional Transit Authority
Lakefront Lines
Ohio Department of Transportation Norhteast Ohio Links
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Akron-Canton Regional Airport

Neighborhood Link
Realty One Community Information
Northeast Ohio Community Profiles
Neighborhood Guide - Cleveland Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Places In Town
Wikipedia - Northeast Ohio

Ohio Department of Motor Vehicles
Positively Cleveland
Northern Ohio Data and Information Service

Aurora Convention & Visitors Bureau
Lorain County Visitors Bureau
Medina County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Colleges and Universities
Ohio Board of Regents
Ashland University
Baldwin-Wallace College
Bryant and Stratton College
Bowling Green State University
Case Western Reserve University
Chancellor University
Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland Institute of Music
Cleveland State University
The College of Wooster

Cuyahoga Community College
Hiram College
John Carroll University
Kent State University
Lake Erie College
Lakeland Community College
Lorain County Community College
Malone College
Mount Union College
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Notre Dame College of Ohio
Oberlin College
Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
Remington College
Stark State College
University of Akron
Ursuline College
Walsh University
Youngstown State University

Technical / Vocational Schools / Career Centers
Auburn Career Center
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
Ohio College Tech Prep
Polaris Career Center


Hospital Systems
Cleveland Clinic Health System
University Hospitals Health System

Medical Services
NovaCare Rehabilitation

Local Media

Akron Beacon Journal
Akron Legal News
angle: a journal of arts and culture
Chagrin Valley Times
City News Ohio
Cleveland Independent Media Center
The Cleveland Plain Dealer (
Cleveland Magazine News
Cleveland Scene Magazine
Cool Cleveland Newsletter
Crain’s Cleveland Business
Daily Legal News
Elyria Chronicle-Telegram
Funny Times
Inside Business Magazine
Medina County Gazette
The Morning Journal
NCPA of Greater Cleveland
The News Herald
Northern Ohio Live
Sandusky Register
SBN: Smart Business Network
Sun Newspapers

WKYC TV 23 Akron/Canton (PAX)
WVIZ/WCPN ideastream TV 25 (PBS)

Cleveland Radio Guide

A.M. Stations
WCCD AM 1000
WTAM AM 1100
WELW AM 1330
WATJ AM 1560

F.M. Stations

Christian Music
WFHM FM 95.5
WCRF FM 103.3

Classical Music
WCLV FM 104.9

College Radio
WBWC FM 88.3
WJCU FM 88.7
WCSB FM 89.3
WKSU FM 89.7
WRUW FM 91.1

Country Music
WQMX FM 94.9
WGAR FM 99.5

Eclectic Music
WAPS FM 91.3

WNWV FM 107.3

News and Information
WCPN ideastream FM 90.3

WMJI FM 105.7

Popular Music
KISS FM 96.5
WKDD FM 98.1
WDOK FM 102.1
WQAL FM 104.1
WMVX FM 106.5

Rock Music
WXTM FM 92.3
WONE FM 97.5
WNCX FM 98.5
WMMS FM 100.7

Working in Northeast Ohio

Cleveland+ Business

Networking and Professional Groups

Advertising, Marketing, and Sales
American Advertising Federation Cleveland
NODMA - Northeast Ohio Direct Marketing Association
Sales and Marketing Executives of Cleveland

Human Resources
Cleveland Society for Human Resources Management
ERC (Employers Resource Council)
North Coast Employment Management Association

Peer to Peer Networking and Education
TECA (The Entrepreneurs' Club of America)

Society of Northern Ohio Professional Photographers

Real Estate
Cleveland Area Board of Realtors

Remodeling Industry
Professional Remodelers of Ohio

Technology (Engineering, I.T.)
Cleveland Engineering Society
Cleveland Technical Societies Council
Greater Cleveland PC Users Group

Information for Students, Graduates, and Young Professionals
Cleveland Leadership Center
Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club
American Advertising Federation Cleveland
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland
Catholic Dioceses of Cleveland Foundation's Associate Board
City Club New Leaders
Cleveland Connexion
Cleveland Council on World Affairs Young Professionals

Cleveland Technical Societies Council
Cuyahoga County Young Democrats
Friends of the Achievement Centers of Cleveland
Greater Cleveland Young Republicans
International Partners in Mission Young Associate Network
Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland - Young Leadership Division
Lesbian/Gay Community Center of Greater Cleveland
MotivAsians for Cleveland
National Black MBA Association - Cleveland Chapter
The Nature League of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Society of Urban Professionals
Urban League of Greater Cleveland Young Professionals
Northeast Ohio Guide To Wine Tasting
Young Directors of the Center for Families and Children
YWCA Women's Leadership Initiative
Young Citizens League of Greater Cleveland

The City Mission
United Way Services of Greater Cleveland

Entrepreneurs for Sustainability
Green City Blue Lake

Information for Employers and Entrepreneurs
The Civic Innovation Lab
The Cleveland Foundation
Cleveland Plus Business
Employers Resource Council (ERC)
Greater Cleveland Partnership
Northeast Ohio Software Association
Northeast Ohio Technology Coalition (NorTech)
Staffing Solutions
Work in Northeast Ohio Council (WINOC)

Great Workplaces
NorthCoast 99

Diversity Recruiting
Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA)
Consortium of African American Organizations (CAAO)
Cleveland NAACP

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
National Black MBA Association
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
National Technical Association
The Ventures Scholars Program
Case Western Reserve University Trio Programs
Urban League

MidTown Cleveland
Historic Warehouse District

Relocating to Northeast Ohio

Relocation Services
Executive Arrangements

The Moving to Cleveland Survival Guide - Published by the Cleveland Clinic