Ohio, USA has a total area of 116,096 sq km. Its capital is Columbus, and it has a population of 11,353,100.
Mostly consisting of glaciated plains, Ohio has an exceptionally flat area known as the Great Black Swamp. Some very significant rivers flowing through the state are Cuyahoga River, Great Miami River, Maumee River, Muskingum River and Scioto River. Ohio has a humid continental climate.
Historically Dayton a factory city with a dwindling population, but now that industry is gone the air is much improved, and downtown not polluted. Suburbs have grown as core city stagnated, but area had net out migration (for people living in Franklin, that means more people moved out than in) Beavercreek, Miamisburg, areas of growth, Costs not cheap. If you want to retire - go to Florida, or where I tend to go Texas. Texas is cheaper, and has lots of jobs. Try the little towns of Seguin, Kerrville, or Ingram TX - friendly like Ohio once was, and good neighbors.
Parma, in general, is a safe place to raise a family. It has a decent school system, which is better than the Cleveland Public School System. There are many things to do and neighbors are friendly. While this may not be a permanent area for all, it absolutely provides young families for opportunities.