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City of Parma Ohio

Parma is southwest of Cleveland; it is bounded by Cleveland and Brooklyn on the north, Brooklyn Heights, and Seven Hills on the east, North Royalton and Broadview Heights on the south, and Brook Park, Middleburg Heights, and Parma Heights on the west. Parma had a population of 77,272; a land area of 20.02 sq. miles; a water area of 0.05 sq. miles; and a population density of 3,858.97 people per sq. mile according to the US Census Bureaue estimate of July 1, 2009. Population change since 2000: -9.8%. Males: 36,849 (47.7%), Females: 40,425 (52.3%). Median resident age: 39.4 years. Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,220 (it was $43,920 in 2000). Estimated per capita income in 2009: $24,172.

Demographics of City of Parma:

In the city the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.3 males.

The median income for a household in Parma was $43,920, and the median income for a family was $52,436. Males had a median income of $39,801 versus $27,701 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,293. About 3.3% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over. Visit the Parma Chamber of Commerce for more information.

History of City of Parma:

Parma was originally part of Parma Township, created on March 7, 1826. The first settlers were the Benaiah Fay family from New York state, who settled along the Cleveland-Columbus Road in 1816. The name was taken from Parma, New York, where it was probably derived from the early 19th century fascination with classical Italy. During the 19th century, Parma remained largely agricultural. In 1912, a portion of the township seceded to form the village of Parma Heights. In the fall of 1924, Parma was incorporated as a village, and in 1926 it adopted the mayor-council form of government. On January 1, 1931, a proposition to annex it to the city of Cleveland was defeated, and Parma became a city. Parma's tremendous growth came after World War II as young families began moving from Cleveland into the suburbs. During the Cold War, Parma's Nike Site Park, now James Day Park, housed Nike missiles located in underground silos. Watch videos from Parma here.

City of Parma Schools:

Parma contains three public high schools: Parma Senior High School, and Normandy High School. Valley Forge High School, though part of the same district, is located in Parma Heights, Ohio. The schools share a common stadium for football and track events, called Byers Field. The rivalry that exists between these schools is well documented.[12] Normandy High School is located in the southeastern part of the city, and its population is made up of students from south Parma, and Seven Hills. Valley Forge is located in the southwestern portion of Parma Heights, and includes students from southwestern Parma, as well as Parma Heights. Parma High School is located in the center of the city, and includes students from central and northern Parma.

Concrete, Cement, Stone and Decorative Masonry Driveways

A driveway is a type of private road for local access to one or a small group of structures, and is owned and maintained by an individual or group.
Driveways rarely have traffic lights, but some that bear heavy traffic, especially those leading to commercial businesses and parks, do.
Driveways may be decorative in ways that public roads cannot, because of their lighter traffic and the willingness of owners to invest in their construction. Driveways are not resurfaced, snow blown or otherwise maintained by governments. They are generally designed to conform to the architecture of connected houses or other buildings.
Materials used for driveways include concrete, decorative brick, cobblestone, stone, masonry, asphalt, and decomposed granite, surrounded with grass or other ground-cover plants.


Driveway is one the most important part in the residence. It helps in connecting the residence with the outside road and it should be built with good quality material for long lasting. And when it comes to durability, then, concrete driveways are the best options for homeowners. They (concrete driveways) require only one time investment, being higher, in the beginning. Beautifully constructed driveways of concrete can last for 20 to 25 years and do not need high maintenance. Concrete driveways are quite solid and could well withstand any weather condition. Moreover, concrete is the best material for constructing any driveway in the residence as it can survive any weather condition and other storms.

Asphalt Driveways and Asphalt Driveway Repair

Asphalt driveways and concrete driveways are the two best materials in implementing the driveways. However, Concrete Driveways are constructed in hot climate areas and you need to first make sure the base of the surface should be laid heavily with gravel else it would develop cracks.However, Asphalt Driveways are usually constructed in hot humid areas and would need to be implemented with care and need driveway sealing. Asphalt Driveways become soft when sunlight gradually falls on them and hence they become victimized to ruts.

Moreover, when it comes to maintenance, then, a concrete driveway paving stands better. Concrete driveways need a few maintenance and due the sturdiness of concrete, the driveways do not break down with wear and tear. These concrete driveways are easy to clean as well and usually require a scroll and pressure washing to give them a shinning look. On the other hand, Asphalt driveways need periodic maintenance and they need to be sealed once in three years. Concrete driveways could last for many decades if maintained over a specified time period. Asphalt driveways could last only for three decades and need regular maintenance.

Concrete Driveway Contractor

When you need to get a new concrete driveway constructed in your home or a driveway repair, including coating material, resurfacing, or curbs, then, all you need to do is to find the best concrete driveway contractor in your area. Your search should be such that you get all the names of the contractor around your area and then, start a comparison of the charges along with checking whether those concrete driveway contractors are licensed with state, insured, experienced. You could also contact your friends and relatives, who might have had services from the contractors among them. And contacting those people, who has just got driveways constructed in their home in the recent past is the best practice.
Good concrete contractor would use the best material being concrete material and suggest and execute ideas on implementing a firm foundation inside the surface concrete driveway. Driveway landscaping and edging can be of brick or stone or pavers, and the driveway can be made of stamped, textured, colored concrete or cement.

Concrete driveways repair work does not require any material to be replaced rather only a fewer repair over a long period of time. Concrete driveways absorb water and when this water get inside the surface of the concrete, the realistic issues are popped up. During winters, water enters the surface of the concrete and freezes due to lower temperature. It(water) expands and is responsible for cracks on the surface. Those cracks develop quite quickly and the whole concrete driveway could be damaged in a short while. However, these cracks need to be addressed quickly and Concrete Driveway Sealer serves the purpose of protecting these driveways from cracks. These concrete driveway sealers also make the drive beautiful. Now a days, Concrete Driveway painting seems to be commonly used technique to improve the beautification of the concrete driveway and it also constitutes to it's maintenance. However, surface of the concrete driveway is also strained for it's protection. There are a few concrete driveway stainer available in the market.
If you would like to get concrete driveways constructed for your homes in the Ohio Cleveland and Cuyahoga area, then, contact www.clevelandbricksandmortar.com for best concrete driveway contractors.
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Concrete Driveways: http://www.clevelandbricksandmortar.com/driveways.asp
Asphalt Driveways: http://www.youtube.com/watch‌v=KTQY820fsOE
Concrete Driveways: http://www.concretenetwork.com/concrete/concrete_driveways/
Concrete driveway contractor: http://www.clevelandbricksandmortar.com/sidewalks.asp
Concrete Contractor: http://www.clevelandbricksandmortar.com/driveways.asp
Concrete Driveway Sealer: http://www.clevelandbricksandmortar.com/index.asp
Concrete Driveway Painting: http://www.ehow.com/how_4963000_paint-concrete-driveway.html
Concrete Driveway Contractors: http://www.clevelandbricksandmortar.com

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Sidewalks

Poured Concrete -- We routinely repair and replace poured concrete sidewalks. Sidewalks crack from settling over time, heave up from tree roots, and exhibit spalling and crumbling from salt and ice after a harsh winter. But whatever happened to your sidewalk, we can fix it.

Decorative Sidewalks -- Our craftsmen can create brick, masonry, stone, block, inter-locking block, flagstone, or tile sidewalks to meet your custom design. Ask about colored, stamped, patterned concrete to turn an ordinary walk or drive into an elegant and beautiful asset you can be proud of.

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Driveways

Poured Concrete -- Even simple drives sometimes need special treatment, like widening the apron, cutting out and redoing sections of curbing, or grinding down the curb to the street to make a more gradual bump. Whatever your special needs might be, we've probably done it before, and will do it properly for you.

Decorative Driveways -- For most homes, the driveway is one of the largets, single elements that visitors will see. We can turn humdrum into a spectacular decorative statement with custom designs from masonry, brick, stone, block, inter-locking block, and other specialty materials. Ask about colored, stamped, patterned concrete to turn an ordinary walk or drive into an elegant and beautiful asset you can be proud of.

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