Cleveland, TN

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Living in Cleveland

Cleveland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 44,974 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Cleveland is the 14th largest community in Tennessee.

Cleveland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cleveland is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cleveland who work in office and administrative support (11.98%), sales jobs (8.76%), and food service (8.71%).

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

The overall education level of Cleveland is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.02% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cleveland in 2018 was $26,248, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,992 for a family of four. However, Cleveland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cleveland is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cleveland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cleveland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cleveland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cleveland include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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