Parma, OH

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Living in Parma

Parma is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 78,751 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Parma is the seventh largest community in Ohio.

Parma is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Parma is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Parma who work in office and administrative support (14.53%), sales jobs (10.22%), and healthcare (6.91%).

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

The citizens of Parma are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.30% of adults in Parma having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Parma in 2010 was $28,414, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,656 for a family of four. However, Parma contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Parma is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Spanish.