Garfield Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 28,097 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Garfield Heights is the 51st largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Garfield Heights is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Garfield Heights is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Garfield Heights who work in office and administrative support (22.11%), sales jobs (9.49%), and food service (6.08%).
The citizens of Garfield Heights are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.29% of adults in Garfield Heights have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Garfield Heights in 2010 was $20,622, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,488 for a family of four. However, Garfield Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Garfield Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Garfield Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Garfield Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Garfield Heights include German, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Garfield Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.