Olmsted Falls, OH

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Olmsted Falls profile

Living in Olmsted Falls

Olmsted Falls is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 8,889 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Olmsted Falls is the 187th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Olmsted Falls is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Olmsted Falls is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Olmsted Falls who work in management occupations (14.26%), office and administrative support (13.23%), and healthcare (10.81%).

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

Because of many things, Olmsted Falls is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Olmsted Falls really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Olmsted Falls perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The population of Olmsted Falls is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.10% of adults in Olmsted Falls have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Olmsted Falls in 2010 was $36,783, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,132 for a family of four.

The people who call Olmsted Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Olmsted Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Olmsted Falls include German, Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Olmsted Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.