Cleveland is just one of Ohio’s major cities. Located on the banks of Lake Erie, this area has many major water-focused ports and recreational venues people of all ages will enjoy. Greater Cleveland is the metropolitan area surrounding the city of Cleveland, including the five-county Cleveland-Elyria Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consisting of Cuyahoga County, Geauga County, Lake County, Lorain County, and Medina County, and has a combined population of over 2 million people.
The Greater Cleveland area is filled with many family-friendly attractions, making it the perfect place to call home. If you’re planning a move to the Cleveland area, Stevens Worldwide Van Lines is the perfect mover for the job. Stevens has been committed to helping families and businesses of Cleveland move for over 110 years, so here are a few facts about Cleveland that will help prepare you for your move.
Moving to Cleveland
Job seekers moving to Cleveland will be happy to know that more than 37% of Fortune 500 companies are present in Greater Cleveland, through corporate headquarters, major divisions, subsidiaries, and sales offices. In addition, more than 150 international companies have a presence here, such as Good Year, Progressive Insurance, FirstEnergy, Eaton and others. Greater Cleveland’s cost of living is 2.6% below the national average. In addition, the study cited listed Cleveland as the 99th most expensive city in which to live (although the Cleveland metro area is the 15th largest such area), well behind Boston, Detroit, Charlotte, San Diego, Nashville, and Tampa.
Be sure to take in some of Cleveland’s rich history and culture once you and the family have finished unpacking after your move. Cleveland’s 20th century heritage as a major manufacturing center has given the city a legacy of world-class arts and cultural institutions. Families will love visiting the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, the Greater Cleveland Aquarium, and the Cleveland Children’s Museum, just to name a few.
Adults will enjoy Cleveland’s ample nightlife, restaurants, and shopping. Among these are the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Orchestra, Severance Hall, and the Cleveland Botanical Garden, founded in 1930 as a home for the 17,000-book botanical library donated by Eleanor Squire.
With professional sports games to enjoy year-round, Cleveland is the perfect place for any sports fan to move. Greater Cleveland’s professional sports teams include the Cleveland Indians (Major League Baseball), Cleveland Browns (National Football League), and Cleveland Cavaliers (National Basketball Association).
Music lovers moving to Cleveland will be also be excited to learn that the city is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which has hosted more than 10 million visitors since its opening in 1995. The museum and its activities are responsible for creating more than 950 jobs with an economic impact of more than $100 million annually. With so many attractions to see, there will never be a shortage of things to do after moving to Cleveland.
Full-Service Cleveland Movers
So if you’re moving to or from the Cleveland area make sure you choose a trusted mover like Stevens Worldwide Van Lines for a stress-free and efficient relocation. We are a full-service Cleveland mover specializing in local, long distance, and international moves, so no relocation is too big and no distance is too great for our movers.
We’re a certified ProMover by the American Moving & Storage Association, which means we adhere to a strict set of industry standards geared toward delivering the gold standard in customer service on every move. Stevens Worldwide Van Lines offers professional moving and storage services at competitive prices. There are never any hidden fees for the extra value we provide throughout your move. Let us show you why we’ve been The Way To MoveTM since 1905.
For more information on how Stevens Worldwide Van Lines can assist with your next move, call one of our relocation specialists or fill out our easy online form for your free quote today!