Ravenna, OH


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Ravenna is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 11,619 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 production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ravenna who work in office and administrative support (15.16%), sales jobs (10.88%), and food service (10.66%).

The percentage of adults in Ravenna with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.34% of adults in Ravenna have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ravenna in 2010 was $20,907, which is middle income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,628 for a family of four.

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 Irish, Italian, English, and Scottish.

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