Cleveland Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 43,992 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Cleveland Heights is the 23rd largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Cleveland Heights was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Cleveland Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cleveland Heights is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cleveland Heights who work in teaching (11.98%), healthcare (10.37%), and management occupations (10.36%).
Also of interest is that Cleveland Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Cleveland Heights, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Cleveland Heights is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Cleveland Heights, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
If knowledge is power, Cleveland Heights is a pretty powerful place. 54.90% of the adults in Cleveland Heights have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Cleveland Heights in 2018 was $36,762, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,048 for a family of four. However, Cleveland Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cleveland Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cleveland Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cleveland Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cleveland Heights include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cleveland Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.