Niles is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 18,176 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Niles is the 91st largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Niles is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Niles is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Niles who work in office and administrative support (11.88%), food service (9.82%), and sales jobs (9.73%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Niles rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.98% of adults 25 and older in Niles have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Niles in 2018 was $25,566, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,264 for a family of four. However, Niles contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Niles home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Niles residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Niles include Italian, German, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Niles is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.