University Heights, OH
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University Heights profile

Living in University Heights

University Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,914 people and four constituent neighborhoods, University Heights is the 131st largest community in Ohio.

University Heights real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although University Heights house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

University Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, University Heights is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in University Heights who work in office and administrative support (14.33%), management occupations (11.73%), and sales jobs (10.89%).

Also of interest is that University Heights 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 University Heights telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.04% 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.

In addition, University Heights is a college town. There are a lot of students in University Heights attending college, and as a result University Heights provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

University Heights, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in University Heights. 62.30% 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 University Heights in 2018 was $36,653, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,612 for a family of four. However, University Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

University Heights is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call University Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of University Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in University Heights include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in University Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.