Retire in Oberlin, OH

Livability Score
55
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
8368
Median Househould Income
52632
Median Age
23.5
65 Years and Over
1207
Median Home Value
133600
Unemployed
353
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. The Feve

First time here, although we live in a neighboring town. 6 of us stopped for a bite and got the last table and it was 3:30. It took awhile to have a...

2. Gyro House

Had the Gyro, was thrown for a loop when she asked me if I wanted sour cream or cucumber sauce but the finished product was great

3. Lorenzo's Pizzeria

quite simply... yes. self-pick up service is outstanding, and worth the trip to say hello to this amazing community. will order again! tip: order more -...

4. 1833

What an awesome surprise! We arrived late, and there was hardly anyone in the place. But we were immediately very warmly greeted by our host, and the server...

5. Agave Burrito Bar & Tequilaria

Good, fast, cheap Mexican food in a good location. It's the best place for a quick bite in Oberlin. Vegetarian and vegan friendly options. While some of the...

Golf
1. West Pines Golf Range

Ask yourself what you need from a driving range...... A clean, friendly spot to hit some balls - check Very reasonable prices - check Cute little old men...

2. Sawmill Creek Golf & Racquet Club

Tee to green you won't be disappointed! I've golfed here many times and it's always challenging. The course is in exellent condition and the greens are...

3. Thunderbird Hills Golf Club

Both Thunderbird courses are Excellent. They are easily the nicest and most affordable public courses in Northern Ohio. The North course is tighter with...

4. Sweetbriar Golf Club

Husband golfed here. Very well kept course. Challenging, but not impossible. There are 2 complete 18 round courses. Legacy is the nicer one. Green fees...

5. Stonebrook Driving Range

Great driving range. I haven't used the smoking patio or the bat inside yet but even just the driving range is well worth the trip. Automatic ball dispenser...

Active
1. Oberlin College Lanes

My favorite bowling alley. While surprised at my first visit that I had to (gasp) keep my own score; I now find it fun and can't imagine bowling any other way.

2. Common Ground Center

We had a great time on the common ground canopy tour. The center has developed a beautiful course in the vermilion river valley. It was recently constructed...

3. Carlisle Reservation Lorain County Metroparks

We absolutely adore this place! Dino room and it's tunnel is my kid's favorite place! And the green choo is there and all their light displays! Just plain...

4. Dragon Ranch Golf Club

Had dinner at the restaurant and was pleasantly surprised. The steak was seasoned beautifully and the burger was large and flavorful. I decided to go with...

5. Splash Zone Aquatic Center

In terms of the pool, this place is great for kids. Lots of things to do and very colorful in presentation. My kids have been here a couple times and really...

Arts
1. Allen Memorial Art Museum

Don't let its size fool you. This small museum packs a big punch. Their collection of modern and contemporary works are excellent, and change with enough...

2. Apollo Theatre

I hear that since the college renovated this theater, it's not the same. Therefore this five star review is only for my memories, depicted here in the...

3. The 'Sco

I really liked this lounge/club venue right on Oberlin campus. I was lucky enough to be in town for the "Gender Fabulous" event. The 'Sco is located in...

4. Halloween Fair

I visited the Halloween Fair put on by the Lorain County Metroparks at Carlisle Reservation this past weekend with my family, and was extremely impressed!...

5. Hillcrest Orchards

I'm so upset that we got rained out (and yes, we waited for almost an hour in the car just in case the rain stopped) and we couldn't really partake of the...

Shopping
1. Bead Paradise At the Studio On the Park

I am smitten with this place. My future in-laws live in Elyria, so we made the drive in to Oberlin for pizza and shopping. I wasn't expecting much from a...

2. Off Broadway Floral and Gifts

We used Off Broadway Floral and Gift for our wedding decorations and arrangements at Tom's Country Place in Avon, OH. There are no words to describe how...

3. Jamie's Flea Market

A good place to kill some time and look for all kinds of different items. There is a lot of useless junk being sold there (but it is a flea market so that's...

4. Hanson Records

Hanson records is an oasis of northern ohio...in fact, it would be an oasis anywhere it would open its doors for business. I drove 45 minutes to shop there,...

5. Herrick Jewelry

We bought our wedding rings there 3 years ago. Service and attention was superb. My wife took her ring back for cleaning this week and they did it...

Health
1. Jacko & Jacko DDS

I walked in without an appointment inquiring about a last minute visit while traveling. They welcomed me in and I was in a chair within 10 minutes. The...

2. Newman L Georgia, MD

Best Doctor in the entire world. A graduate of Harvard Medical School. A+

3. Dr. Eric D. Jenkins, MD

Doctor Eric completely rules. (OK, I'm biased because he's my brother!)

4. Oberlin Family Dental Melanie Satterfield DDS

Very worthwhile dentist. Pleasant office, Dr. Satterfield is sweet and super competent.

5. Mercy Allen Hospital

They gave me another persons diagnosis, told me I was in labor at 32 weeks (and I was not), then had me go to two other hospitals that night to tell me I...

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