Rocky River is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 20,264 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Rocky River is the 86th largest community in Ohio.
Rocky River real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Rocky River house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Rocky River is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rocky River is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rocky River who work in management occupations (14.84%), business and financial occupations (10.91%), and office and administrative support (10.79%).
Also of interest is that Rocky River has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Overall, Rocky River’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Rocky River. 56.48% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rocky River in 2010 was $44,328, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $177,312 for a family of four. However, Rocky River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rocky River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rocky River residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rocky River include German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Rocky River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Arabic.