Parma Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 20,246 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Parma Heights is the 80th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Parma Heights is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Parma Heights is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Parma Heights who work in office and administrative support (16.97%), sales jobs (11.71%), and food service (8.45%).
Also of interest is that Parma Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of adults in Parma Heights who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.53% of the adults in Parma Heights have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Parma Heights in 2010 was $24,043, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,172 for a family of four. However, Parma Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Parma Heights is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Parma Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Parma Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Parma Heights include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Parma Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.