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 43,898 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Cleveland is the 14th largest community in Tennessee.

Unlike some cities, Cleveland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cleveland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cleveland is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cleveland who work in office and administrative support (15.52%), sales jobs (10.34%), and food service (8.07%).

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

The population of Cleveland overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Cleveland, 24.33% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cleveland in 2010 was $23,066, 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 $92,264 for a family of four. However, Cleveland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cleveland is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Cleveland include German, English, Italian, and Dutch.

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