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.
Niles is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.80 minutes getting to work every day.
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.