Cleveland Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 44,962 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Cleveland Heights is the 23rd largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Cleveland Heights was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Cleveland Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.87% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cleveland Heights is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cleveland Heights who work in teaching (12.67%), healthcare (12.65%), and office and administrative support (11.65%).
Also of interest is that Cleveland Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Cleveland Heights use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Cleveland Heights‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
If knowledge is power, Cleveland Heights is a pretty powerful place. 51.13% of the adults in Cleveland Heights 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 Cleveland Heights in 2010 was $31,744, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,976 for a family of four. However, Cleveland Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cleveland Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cleveland Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cleveland Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cleveland Heights include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cleveland Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.