Cincinnati, OH
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Cincinnati profile


Living in Cincinnati


Cincinnati is a large city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 302,605 people and 166 constituent neighborhoods, Cincinnati is the third largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Cincinnati was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cincinnati is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cincinnati is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cincinnati who work in office and administrative support (10.72%), sales jobs (9.30%), and management occupations (8.59%).

Also of interest is that Cincinnati has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Cincinnati is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Cincinnati. This makes Cincinnati a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Cincinnati presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.

Cincinnati, like many big cities in America, has a public transportation system, but the citizens of Cincinnati are lucky because theirs is one of the most extensive and widely used. Many commuters choose to leave their cars at home and instead use the bus to get to and from work. In fact, for some people it is feasible to forgo car ownership entirely, avoiding the cost and headache of driving in heavy traffic. The benefits include reduced air pollution and load on the road network.

The population of Cincinnati is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.11% of adults in Cincinnati have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Cincinnati in 2018 was $29,156, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,624 for a family of four. However, Cincinnati contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cincinnati is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cincinnati home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cincinnati residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cincinnati include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Cincinnati is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.