University Heights, OH

University Heights profile

Living in University Heights

University Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 12,797 people and four constituent neighborhoods, University Heights is the 131st largest community in Ohio.

University Heights real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although University Heights house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

University Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.06% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, University Heights is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in University Heights who work in office and administrative support (13.57%), teaching (11.88%), and management occupations (11.53%).

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.

University Heights is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in University Heights enrolled in college, University Heights has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

University Heights, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

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 58.06% 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 2018 was $34,480, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,920 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 German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and Russian.

The most common language spoken in University Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.