Most Expensive Shaker Heights Neighborhoods
Shaker Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 27,790 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Shaker Heights is the 52nd largest community in Ohio.
Shaker Heights real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Shaker Heights house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Shaker Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.52% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shaker Heights is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shaker Heights who work in teaching (14.25%), management occupations (13.89%) and healthcare (13.14%).
Of important note, Shaker Heights is also a city of artists. Shaker Heights has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Shaker Heights’s character.
Also of interest is that Shaker Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Shaker Heights is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Shaker Heights use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Shaker Heights‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Shaker Heights, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Shaker Heights is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 65.79% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Shaker Heights in 2010 was $49,650, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $198,600 for a family of four. However, Shaker Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Shaker Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Shaker Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shaker Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Shaker Heights include German, English, Irish, Italian, Polish and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Shaker Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.
|SHAKER HEIGHTS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||11,447|
|SHAKER HEIGHTS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||62.36%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||37.64%|
|TYPE OF SHAKER HEIGHTS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||57.05%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.18%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||11.74%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||27.67%|
|SIZE OF SHAKER HEIGHTS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||16.30%|
|AGE OF SHAKER HEIGHTS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||1.84%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||7.10%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||47.49%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||43.57%|
|SHAKER HEIGHTS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$237,556|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,129|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||2.92%|
|$53,001 - $106,000||10.35%|
|$106,001 - $212,000||31.76%|
|$212,001 - $318,000||24.97%|
|$318,001 - $425,000||10.09%|
|$425,001 - $531,000||8.51%|
|$531,001 - $796,000||7.86%|
|$796,001 - $1,061,000||2.37%|
|PEOPLE OF SHAKER HEIGHTS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.40%|
|5 TO 17||20.25%|
|18 TO 24||5.49%|
|25 TO 34||10.78%|
|35 TO 54||27.18%|
|55 TO 64||14.00%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.91%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.91%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$75,177|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$49,650|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.67%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (22.63%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.98%)
Public Service (3.50%)
Real estate (2.55%)
Information Technology (2.16%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||34.04%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.34%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.84%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.26%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.52%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (10.98%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.84%)
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