The town of University Heights, Ohio is home to approximately 13,000 people. It's a nice place to raise a family, as young children account for a larger portion of the population here (9%) than nationally (6%), though young adults feature prominently in the demographics as well. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just over 33, are decidedly younger than most cities in Ohio. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 36% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,065/month, exceeding the state average by $255 per month, relatively high rent costs could be a factor in the higher levels of ownership.
There are five primary industries in University Heights: healthcare, education, entertainment, retail, and scientific. Together, these industries make up 35% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in management, making it the top career path in the city. University Heights workers earn an average annual income of about $87,000, more than the Ohio average. University Heights's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (7%), University Heights has a high number of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 12% possess a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. Furthermore, 16% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
University Heights residents have an average commute of about 24 minutes, quicker than nearly 70% of cities in the state. Driving is the prevailing way to get to work, opted for by 42% of residents, while public transit is not used much. Walking (4%) isn't a common means of commuting to work, though the number surpasses the national average.