Cleveland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 12,327 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Cleveland is the 35th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cleveland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cleveland is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cleveland who work in office and administrative support (15.54%), management occupations (10.25%), and teaching (8.03%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Cleveland, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Cleveland provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
One of the benefits of Cleveland is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.07 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The overall education level of Cleveland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.13% of adults in Cleveland have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Cleveland in 2010 was $18,814, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,256 for a family of four. However, Cleveland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cleveland is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cleveland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cleveland residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Cleveland include German, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Cleveland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.