Niles is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 18,458 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 (13.37%), sales jobs (11.32%), and food service (8.97%).
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 19.24 minutes getting to work every day.
Niles, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Niles rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.82% 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 $23,050, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,200 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.