Lyndhurst is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,691 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lyndhurst is the 126th largest community in Ohio.
Lyndhurst is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lyndhurst is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lyndhurst who work in sales jobs (13.48%), office and administrative support (11.97%), and healthcare (10.45%).
Also of interest is that Lyndhurst has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Lyndhurst is home to many people who could 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.
Lyndhurst is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lyndhurst’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Lyndhurst ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lyndhurst, 47.95% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Lyndhurst in 2010 was $37,355, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,420 for a family of four. However, Lyndhurst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lyndhurst is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lyndhurst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lyndhurst residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lyndhurst include German, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lyndhurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.