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Cleveland Heights, OH
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Living in Cleveland Heights


Cleveland Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 44,652 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Cleveland Heights is the 26th largest community in Ohio. Cleveland Heights has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Cleveland Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.59% 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 healthcare (11.23%), teaching (10.85%), and management occupations (10.28%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Cleveland Heights telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.88% 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.

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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Cleveland Heights, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Cleveland Heights is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 57.95% 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 Cleveland Heights in 2018 was $38,311, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,244 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 Chinese and Spanish.