Solon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 22,779 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Solon is the 67th largest community in Ohio.
Solon real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Solon house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Solon is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.28% 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 (16.13%), healthcare (10.70%), and sales jobs (10.64%).
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.
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 have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Solon. 61.42% 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 Solon in 2018 was $54,072, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,288 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Solon include German, Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Solon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.