Cleveland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 44,271 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Cleveland is the 14th largest community in Tennessee.
Cleveland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cleveland is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cleveland who work in office and administrative support (15.21%), sales jobs (9.41%), and food service (9.09%).
Many people in Cleveland take advantage of public transportation to get around. In fact, for the size of the city, the number of people who use the bus to commute to work is quite high. This helps to fill a need among Cleveland citizens for affordable transportation.
The citizens of Cleveland are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.12% of adults in Cleveland having a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cleveland in 2010 was $24,302, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,208 for a family of four. However, Cleveland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cleveland is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cleveland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cleveland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cleveland include German, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Cleveland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.