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. Cleveland Heights has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Cleveland Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.69% 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cleveland Heights who work in teaching (12.92%), healthcare (11.76%), and office and administrative support (11.25%).
Of important note, Cleveland Heights is also a city of artists. Cleveland Heights has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Cleveland Heights’s character.
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.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Cleveland Heights is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Cleveland Heights, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Cleveland Heights is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 50.00% of adults in Cleveland Heights have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Cleveland Heights in 2010 was $31,663, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,652 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, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cleveland Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.