Olmsted Falls, OH

Olmsted Falls profile

Living in Olmsted Falls

Olmsted Falls is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 8,582 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Olmsted Falls is the 195th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Olmsted Falls is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Olmsted Falls is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Olmsted Falls who work in management occupations (18.95%), office and administrative support (11.54%), and healthcare (9.99%).

Of important note, Olmsted Falls is also a city of artists. Olmsted Falls has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Olmsted Falls’s character.

Also of interest is that Olmsted Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Olmsted Falls telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.43% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Because of many things, Olmsted Falls is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Olmsted Falls a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Olmsted Falls has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Olmsted Falls’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

The citizens of Olmsted Falls are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.44% of adults in Olmsted Falls have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Olmsted Falls in 2018 was $38,747, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,988 for a family of four.

The people who call Olmsted Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Olmsted Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Olmsted Falls include German, Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Olmsted Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.