Ravenna is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 11,361 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Ravenna is the 157th largest community in Ohio. Ravenna has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ravenna is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ravenna is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ravenna who work in office and administrative support (12.82%), sales jobs (8.44%), and food service (7.43%).
The percentage of adults in Ravenna who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.46% of the adults in Ravenna have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ravenna in 2018 was $23,861, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,444 for a family of four. However, Ravenna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ravenna is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ravenna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ravenna residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ravenna include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Ravenna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Arabic.