Niles is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 18,651 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Niles is the 91st largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities, Niles isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Niles are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Niles is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Niles who work in office and administrative support (13.61%), sales jobs (11.49%), and food service (9.70%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Niles spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.80 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Niles rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.61% of adults 25 and older in Niles 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 Niles in 2010 was $21,074, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,296 for a family of four. However, Niles contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Niles home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Niles residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Niles include German, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Niles is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.