Cleveland Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 45,312 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Cleveland Heights is the 26th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Cleveland Heights was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Cleveland Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.59% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cleveland Heights is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cleveland Heights who work in healthcare (11.23%), teaching (10.85%), and management occupations (10.28%).
Also of interest is that Cleveland Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.88% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Cleveland Heights, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Cleveland Heights is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Cleveland Heights area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Cleveland Heights. 57.95% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Cleveland Heights in 2018 was $38,311, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,244 for a family of four. However, Cleveland Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cleveland Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cleveland Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cleveland Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cleveland Heights include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cleveland Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.