Cincinnati, OH


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Living in Cincinnati

Cincinnati is a large city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 298,550 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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cincinnati who work in office and administrative support (13.32%), sales jobs (9.88%), and management occupations (8.85%).

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.

Many people in Cincinnati take advantage of public transportation to get around. In fact, for the size of the city, the number of people who use the bus to commute to work is quite high. This helps to fill a need among Cincinnati citizens for affordable transportation.

The education level of Cincinnati citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.34% of adults in Cincinnati have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cincinnati in 2010 was $25,256, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,024 for a family of four. However, Cincinnati contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Cincinnati also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.95% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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