Solon, OH

Solon profile

Living in Solon

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.

Because of many things, Solon is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Solon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Solon perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

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.

In addition, Solon has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.72%).

The most common language spoken in Solon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.