Grandview Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 8,085 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grandview Heights is the 201st largest community in Ohio. Grandview Heights has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Grandview Heights home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Grandview Heights real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Grandview Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Grandview Heights is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grandview Heights who work in management occupations (23.35%), business and financial occupations (11.32%), and healthcare (11.21%).
Of important note, Grandview Heights is also a city of artists. Grandview Heights has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Grandview Heights’s character.
Also of interest is that Grandview Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Grandview Heights telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.55% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
For a small city, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Grandview Heights. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Grandview Heights.
In addition to being popular with young singles, Grandview Heights is also home to many people who can be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
If knowledge is power, Grandview Heights is a pretty powerful place. 78.18% of the adults in Grandview 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 Grandview Heights in 2018 was $72,534, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $290,136 for a family of four.
Grandview Heights is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grandview Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grandview Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Grandview Heights include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Grandview Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.