A small city located in Ohio, Rocky River has approximately 20,000 residents. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (23%) here than nationally (14%), while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the city. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 44, are older than most cities in Ohio. Most Rocky River residents own their homes, and 28% of residents rent. The average rent for Rocky River is $112 per month more than the state average.
Rocky River residents have an average commute of about 26 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 43% of workers, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
Rocky River has a large concentration of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 15% possess a Master's or a Doctorate. In addition, 21% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Rocky River residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose, the most common four of which are healthcare, scientific, manufacturing, and retail. Combined, these industries make up 25% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in management, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of about $93,000, Rocky River workers earn more than their peers elsewhere in the state. Rocky River's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).