Solon, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census Of Population And Housing
   040 Ohio
   050    Cuyahoga County
   060       Solon City
 

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     18,548
Urban population....................................................     18,548
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................      5,325
Preprimary school...................................................        632
Elementary or high school...........................................      3,592
  Percent in private school.........................................       11.3
College.............................................................      1,101

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     12,099
Less than 9th grade.................................................        395
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................        989
High school graduate................................................      2,978
Some college, no degree.............................................      2,474
Associates degree...................................................        662
Bachelor's degree...................................................      2,723
Graduate or professional degree.....................................      1,878

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       88.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       38.0

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     17,252
Lived in same house.................................................      9,974
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................      7,181
  Same State........................................................      5,212
    Same county.....................................................      3,909
    Different county................................................      1,303
  Different State...................................................      1,969
Lived abroad........................................................         97

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     12,062
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        297
  With a mobility limitation........................................        114
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        225
With a work disability..............................................        475
    In labor force..................................................        243
  Prevented from working............................................        188
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      1,887
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        316
  With a mobility limitation........................................        240
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        156
 

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................         62
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,116
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      1,840

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      2,092
  65 years and over.................................................        584

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     17,505
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       71.8
Foreign-born population.............................................      1,043
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................         97

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     17,252
Speak a language other than English.................................      1,613
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        479
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        235
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         70
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        134
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         82

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     25,690
Arab................................................................         88
Austrian............................................................        106
Belgian.............................................................         22
Canadian............................................................         52
Czech...............................................................      1,184
Danish..............................................................         72
Dutch...............................................................        252
English.............................................................      2,284
Finnish.............................................................         64
French (except Basque)..............................................        373
French Canadian.....................................................         50
German..............................................................      4,400
Greek...............................................................         38
Hungarian...........................................................      1,369
Irish...............................................................      2,683
Italian.............................................................      3,344
Lithuanian..........................................................        195
Norwegian...........................................................        129
Polish..............................................................      2,336
Portuguese..........................................................          0
Romanian............................................................         17
Russian.............................................................        716
Scotch-Irish........................................................        341
Scottish............................................................        515
Slovak..............................................................      1,148
Subsaharan African..................................................         31
Swedish.............................................................        242
Swiss...............................................................        175
Ukrainian...........................................................        239
United States or American...........................................        457
Welsh...............................................................        281
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................         25
Yugoslavian.........................................................        458
Other ancestries....................................................      2,004
 

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     13,949
In labor force......................................................      9,685
      Percent in labor force........................................       69.4
  Civilian labor force..............................................      9,685
    Employed........................................................      9,460
    Unemployed......................................................        225
      Percent unemployed............................................        2.3
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      4,264
 

      Males 16 years and over.......................................      6,680
In labor force......................................................      5,452
      Percent in labor force........................................       81.6
  Civilian labor force..............................................      5,452
    Employed........................................................      5,373
    Unemployed......................................................         79
      Percent unemployed............................................        1.4
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      1,228

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      7,269
In labor force......................................................      4,233
      Percent in labor force........................................       58.2
  Civilian labor force..............................................      4,233
    Employed........................................................      4,087
    Unemployed......................................................        146
      Percent unemployed............................................        3.4
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      3,036

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      7,269
With own children under 6 years.....................................      1,153
  Percent in labor force............................................       47.6
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      1,503
  Percent in labor force............................................       75.8

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      1,582
All parents present in household in labor force.....................        688

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      3,560
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      2,341

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................        976
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................         15
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................          5
  Unemployed........................................................         10
  Not in labor force................................................          0
 

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................      9,349
Percent drove alone.................................................       88.7
Percent in carpools.................................................        6.3
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.6
Percent using other means...........................................        0.6
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        3.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       22.2

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      9,460
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............      2,122
Professional specialty occupations..................................      1,818
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        290
Sales occupations...................................................      1,729
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      1,542
Private household occupations.......................................         25
Protective service occupations......................................         99
Service occupations, except protective and household................        410
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................         90
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................        781
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................        214
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        118
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        222
 

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................      9,460
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................         85
Mining..............................................................         57
Construction........................................................        379
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................        613
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      1,434
Transportation......................................................        192
Communications and other public utilities...........................        188
Wholesale trade.....................................................        913
Retail trade........................................................      1,469
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        871
Business and repair services........................................        383
Personal services...................................................        215
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        159
Health services.....................................................        748
Educational services................................................        847
Other professional and related services.............................        712
Public administration...............................................        195
 

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      9,460
Private wage and salary workers.....................................      7,906
Government workers..................................................        920
  Local government workers..........................................        720
  State government workers..........................................        114
  Federal government workers........................................         86
Self-employed workers...............................................        623
Unpaid family workers...............................................         11
 

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................      6,389
Less than $5,000....................................................         93
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        226
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        193
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        624
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        678
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,027
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      1,662
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      1,038
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        518
$150,000 or more....................................................        330
Median household income (dollars)...................................     54,005

  Families..........................................................      5,350
Less than $5,000....................................................         37
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................         81
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................         72
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        431
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        503
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        864
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      1,533
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      1,015
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        496
$150,000 or more....................................................        318
Median family income (dollars)......................................     58,426

  Nonfamily households..............................................      1,039
Less than $5,000....................................................         56
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        145
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        121
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        204
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        180
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        152
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        136
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         14
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         19
$150,000 or more....................................................         12
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     24,639

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     22,514
 

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................      6,389
With wage and salary income.........................................      5,462
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     59,517
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................      1,145
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     31,359
With farm self-employment income....................................         38
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      5,965
With Social Security income.........................................      1,511
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      9,003
With public assistance income.......................................         57
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,158
With retirement income..............................................      1,021
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      9,273

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     18,540
    Below poverty level.............................................        459

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     13,373
    Below poverty level.............................................        335
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      1,887
    Below poverty level.............................................         90

Related children under 18 years.....................................      5,167
    Below poverty level.............................................        124
  Related children under 5 years....................................      1,292
    Below poverty level.............................................         47
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      3,875
    Below poverty level.............................................         77

Unrelated individuals...............................................      1,252
    Below poverty level.............................................        128

  All families......................................................      5,350
    Below poverty level.............................................        105
With related children under 18 years................................      2,815
    Below poverty level.............................................         66
  With related children under 5 years...............................      1,058
    Below poverty level.............................................         28

  Female householder families.......................................        383
    Below poverty level.............................................         32
With related children under 18 years................................        184
    Below poverty level.............................................         32
  With related children under 5 years...............................         37
    Below poverty level.............................................          0
 

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................        2.5
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................        2.5
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................        4.8
  Related children under 18 years...................................        2.4
    Related children under 5 years..................................        3.6
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................        2.0
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       10.2

All families........................................................        2.0
  With related children under 18 years..............................        2.3
    With related children under 5 years.............................        2.6

Female householder families.........................................        8.4
  With related children under 18 years..............................       17.4
    With related children under 5 years.............................        0.0

      Total housing units...........................................      6,601

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        161
1985 to 1988........................................................      1,066
1980 to 1984........................................................        833
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,579
1960 to 1969........................................................      1,268
1950 to 1959........................................................      1,061
1940 to 1949........................................................        299
1939 or earlier.....................................................        334

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................          5
1 bedroom...........................................................        116
2 bedrooms..........................................................        967
3 bedrooms..........................................................      2,535
4 bedrooms..........................................................      2,614
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        364

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................          0
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................          0
Condominium housing units...........................................        156

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................      6,286
Individual drilled well.............................................        279
Individual dug well.................................................         27
Some other source...................................................          9

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................      5,753
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................        848
Other means.........................................................          0

      Occupied housing units........................................      6,341

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................      5,722
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................         23
Electricity.........................................................        455
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................        123
Coal or coke........................................................          0
Wood................................................................          7
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................          5
No fuel used........................................................          6

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        848
1985 to 1988........................................................      1,938
1980 to 1984........................................................        913
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,492
1960 to 1969........................................................        730
1959 or earlier.....................................................        420

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................         25

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................      6,341
None................................................................        164
1...................................................................      1,247
2...................................................................      3,333
3 or more...........................................................      1,597

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      5,058
  With a mortgage...................................................      3,768
    Less than $300..................................................         24
    $300 to $499....................................................        232
    $500 to $699....................................................        552
    $700 to $999....................................................        886
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................      1,232
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................        570
    $2,000 or more..................................................        272
    Median (dollars)................................................      1,075
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      1,290
    Less than $100..................................................          0
    $100 to $199....................................................         56
    $200 to $299....................................................        679
    $300 to $399....................................................        368
    $400 or more....................................................        187
    Median (dollars)................................................        287

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      5,058
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      2,769
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        832
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        628
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        232
  35 percent or more................................................        574
  Not computed......................................................         23

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................        880
  Less than $200....................................................          0
  $200 to $299......................................................          0
  $300 to $499......................................................        162
  $500 to $749......................................................        609
  $750 to $999......................................................         20
  $1,000 or more....................................................         62
  No cash rent......................................................         27
  Median (dollars)..................................................        610
 

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................        880
  Less than 20 percent..............................................        336
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        158
  25 to 29 percent..................................................         85
  30 to 34 percent..................................................         63
  35 percent or more................................................        211
  Not computed......................................................         27
 



 
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