Parma Heights, Ohio is a town with slightly more than 20,000 residents. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (19%) here than nationally (14%). The majority of residents own their homes in Parma Heights, and 45% of residents rent. At $814 per month, the average rent is roughly the same as the state average.
There are three primary industries in Parma Heights: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 22% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of about $56K, Parma Heights workers earn around $8,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Parma Heights has a relatively large number of residents older than 25 who possess an Associate's degree (7%). Further, 17% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
With an average commute time of about 28 minutes, slower than most cities in Ohio, Parma Heights residents find that it takes some patience traveling to work. Many residents (46%) drive to work, while public transportation is not used extensively. Relatively few workers commute on foot.