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.
Garfield Heights is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (22.73%), sales jobs (9.90%), and food service (5.64%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Garfield Heights rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.54% of adults 25 and older in Garfield Heights have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Garfield Heights in 2010 was $20,645, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,580 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 Slovak.
The most common language spoken in Garfield Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.