Solon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 24,262 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Solon is the 67th largest community in Ohio.
Solon home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Solon real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Solon is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Solon is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Solon who work in management occupations (17.09%), healthcare (11.96%), and sales jobs (10.57%).
Also of interest is that Solon 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 Solon telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.18% 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.
Solon is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Solon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Solon, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Solon is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.41% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Solon in 2018 was $58,836, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $235,344 for a family of four.
Solon is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Solon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Solon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Solon include Italian, German, Irish, English, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Solon's cultural character, accounting for 16.72% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Solon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.