Cincinnati, Ohio is a mid-size city with just over 299,000 residents. Young professionals should fit right in, as they account for an above-average percentage of the population. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just under 36, skew decidedly younger than most cities in Ohio. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in Cincinnati, and 62% of residents are renting. The average rent of $751/month is just below the state average.
Cincinnati has an average commute time of about 25 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, selected by 37% of workers, while public transit is used by just 4% of the population. Walking (3%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number exceeds the national average.
Compared to the Ohio average, Cincinnati has a relatively large number of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees, as 8% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. In addition, 13% have earned a Bachelor's degree. Many Cincinnati residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 20% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 6% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of just over $54,000, Cincinnati workers earn less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).