City of Independence Ohio
is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. Independence was organized as a Township around 1814. Independence
is located approximately 12 minutes south of Downtown Cleveland, 15 minutes east of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Independence has the largest open pit mine in Ohio and is one of only two places in the country where haydite is mined.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.6 square miles (25 km2), all of it land. Independence has one of the lowest real estate tax rates in all of Cuyahoga County.
Independence has 1,337 total acres of parkland located in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Elmwood Park and the West Creek/Cuyahoga River Confluence Project. See videos of City of Indepencence
Demographics of City of Independence:
Population in July 2009: 6,736. Population change since 2000: -5.5%.Males: 3,285 (47.4%) Females: 3,331 (52.6%). Median resident age: 43.3 years Ohio median age: 36.2 years. The population density was 741.6 people per square mile. There were 2,726 housing units at an average density of 284.4 per square mile . The racial makeup of the city was 97.58% White, 0.58% African American, 1.29% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.
Estimated median household income in 2009: $64,808 (it was $57,733 in 2000). Independence
estimated per capita income in 2009: $30,140. Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $222,818 (it was $191,300 in 2000). Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $264,214; Detached houses: $265,077; In 2-unit structures: $134,832. Median gross rent in 2009: $883.
There were 2,673 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18, 65.6% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. In the city the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in the city was $57,733, and the median income for a family was $65,059. See the Independence Chamber of Commerce
History of City of Independence:
The first recorded resident is traced to 1818--Ichabod Lord Skinner, a young farmer, who, by 1834, owned 384 acres around "Skinner's Hill" (Schaff Road). With the opening of the Ohio and Erie Canal in 1827, Independence
Township became accessible to trade and settlers.
City of Independence Schools:
The Independence Local School District
operates Independence Primary School, Independence Middle School, Independence High School, and St. Michael's Catholic School.
Sidewalks, Contractors, and Sidewalk Construction Companies
, and sometimes platform
) is a path along the side of a road. A sidewalk may accommodate moderate changes in grade (height) and is normally separated from the vehicular section by a curb. There may also be a strip of vegetation, grass or bushes or trees or a combination of these between the pedestrian section and the vehicular section.
Concrete and Cement Sidewalks
It is often witnessed in high speed storms that cause devastation, the roads become muddy and trees get uprooted and the normal life gets affected badly. When the temperature falls abruptly during winter seasons, then, ice need to be melt and we need salt for the same purpose. Though, that issue of melting the ice are fixed easily but, those salts perform damage to the concrete sidewalks often remain hidden. The salts penetrate inside the concrete sidewalks
and often cause damage to the sidewalks.
There seem to be several kinds of salts named deicing salts, Calcium Chloride, Potassium Chloride and Magnesium Chloride used for melting of ice during winters. These mentioned salts are poured in to the sidewalks in accordance with variation of temperature. Use chemicals that ensure very minute damage to the concrete sidewalks
. Decorative sidewalks and walkways can be made using colored, stamped, textured, stenciled concrete and can feature brick or stone edging and look like sidewalk painting.
could also be constructed in household usage. A professional sidewalk constructor
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plan, other specifications and construct the stamped concrete sidewalks
. Stone sidewalks
, which are constructed in commercial monuments, does the service for normal sidewalks and are quite inexpensive as far as construction costs are concerned. During sidewalk landscaping
construction, various issues and problems like the stressed areas under the retaining walls and adjacent surfaces and other factors need to be determined. Concrete sidewalk pavers
also render a beautiful look to the surroundings of house. Due to the solidness and sturdiness of concrete, the concrete sidewalk pavers
can survive for three decades without any major maintenance. They do not need any periodic maintenance and often could be cleaned by using a broom and then, pressure water could be used to render a shinning look to the concrete sidewalks pavers
. Concrete sidewalks pavers
can also be decorated with help of growing grass along it's length and also we could also perform painting on the sidewalks
to have a change.
Repairing sidewalks are never a big issues and hilarious tasks. Due to concrete's sturdiness, the concrete sidewalks
do not need any periodic maintenance and they are also infectious free. Though, during winters, salts, chemical spillage and water can get inside the concrete sidewalks
and do damage to the surface. Actually, during winters, water, which goes beneath the concrete surface, expands badly when it gets frozen and hence cracking is often faced. The cracking, sometimes grow beyond the repair level and we need to get those concrete sidewalks
built again. To avoid these types of circumstances, we need to use concrete sidewalk sealer
, which acts as a protection layer over the concrete surface and does not allow water, other damaging materials penetrating inside the concrete sidewalk
surface. A professional sidewalk contractor
can fix these issues very well along with creating patio sidewalks
, which is also a new and very much favorable addition to the concrete sidewalks
. Patio sidewalks
are usually constructed for household usage and also act as a nice spot for family and friends to sit around in the garden of house.
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