University Heights, OH


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University Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,202 people and four constituent neighborhoods, University Heights is the 131st largest community in Ohio.

University Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, University Heights is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in University Heights who work in management occupations (12.83%), teaching (11.98%), and healthcare (11.96%).

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

Of important note, University Heights is also a city of artists. University Heights has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape University Heights’s character.

In addition, University Heights is a college town. There are a lot of students in University Heights attending college, and as a result University Heights provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to University Heights, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. University Heights is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 63.70% 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 University Heights in 2010 was $31,540, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,160 for a family of four. However, University Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in University Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.