Solon, OH
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Solon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 23,043 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Solon is the 67th largest community in Ohio.

Solon home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Solon real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Solon is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Solon is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Solon who work in management occupations (14.23%), sales jobs (12.77%), and healthcare (10.75%).

Also of interest is that Solon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Solon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Solon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Solon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Solon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

If knowledge is power, Solon is a pretty powerful place. 57.32% of the adults in Solon have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Solon in 2010 was $46,901, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,604 for a family of four.

Solon is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Solon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Solon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Solon include Italian, Irish, Polish, and Russian.

The most common language spoken in Solon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Russian.