North Ridgeville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 34,392 people and six constituent neighborhoods, North Ridgeville is the 49th largest community in Ohio. North Ridgeville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in North Ridgeville, where the median household income is $77,221.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Ridgeville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Ridgeville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Ridgeville who work in office and administrative support (13.43%), management occupations (11.75%), and sales jobs (9.41%).
Also of interest is that North Ridgeville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, North Ridgeville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, North Ridgeville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is North Ridgeville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The overall education level of North Ridgeville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.13% of adults in North Ridgeville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in North Ridgeville in 2018 was $36,386, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,544 for a family of four. However, North Ridgeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call North Ridgeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Ridgeville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North Ridgeville include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in North Ridgeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.