Brecksville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,632 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Brecksville is the 127th largest community in Ohio.
Brecksville real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Brecksville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Brecksville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.22% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Brecksville is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brecksville who work in management occupations (18.94%), business and financial occupations (11.59%), and office and administrative support (10.19%).
Also of interest is that Brecksville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.94% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Brecksville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Brecksville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Brecksville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Brecksville is a pretty powerful place. 56.51% of the adults in Brecksville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Brecksville in 2010 was $50,532, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $202,128 for a family of four.
The people who call Brecksville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brecksville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brecksville include German, Italian, Polish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Brecksville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Russian.