Huber Heights, OH

Huber Heights profile

Living in Huber Heights

Huber Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 43,439 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Huber Heights is the 28th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Huber Heights was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Huber Heights economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Huber Heights, where the median household income is $88,095.00.

Unlike some cities, Huber Heights isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Huber Heights are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Huber Heights is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huber Heights who work in office and administrative support (20.51%), sales jobs (10.76%), and business and financial occupations (9.55%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Huber Heights. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

Also of interest is that Huber Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.14% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

One notable thing about Huber Heights is that if you need to go anywhere, you're going to have to drive. This is because Huber Heights is primarily built for cars, and if you drive around you will notice that there are lots of shopping centers, parking lots, strip malls, and wide streets. Commuting to work is done by car: 97.21% of people use private automobiles to get to and from work. Sidewalks? Not so much. In fact, trying to walk in certain parts of town may be a dangerous enterprise.

Huber Heights is a decent-sized city, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the city has no real transit system.

Huber Heights is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.91% of adults in Huber 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 Huber Heights in 2018 was $29,871, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,484 for a family of four.

Huber Heights is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Huber Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huber Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Huber Heights include German, Irish, African, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Huber Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.