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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 309,513 people and 169 associated neighborhoods, Cincinnati is the third largest community in Ohio. Cincinnati has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.54% 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.

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 education level of Cincinnati ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cincinnati, 40.51% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Cincinnati in 2022 was $37,280, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,120 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 African.

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