Cleveland, TN

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Living in Cleveland

Cleveland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 45,504 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Cleveland is the 14th largest community in Tennessee.

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

Unlike some cities, Cleveland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cleveland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cleveland is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cleveland who work in office and administrative support (12.17%), food service (9.39%), and management occupations (8.55%).

Cleveland is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Cleveland enrolled in college, Cleveland has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

The citizens of Cleveland are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.97% of adults in Cleveland having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Cleveland in 2018 was $25,939, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,756 for a family of four. However, Cleveland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cleveland is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cleveland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cleveland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cleveland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cleveland include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Cleveland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.