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Demographics

  • Population (2010 Census): 8,286 persons
  • Race: 73.0% White
  • 14.8% African-American
  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.0% Asian
  • 6.5% Two or More Races
  • 5.1% Hispanic or Latino Origin
  • Education: 94.0% High school graduates;
  • 40.2% Bachelor’s degree or higher (compared to 24.5% for Ohio)
  • Home Ownership Rate: 61.4%
  • Median Value of owner-occupied housing units: $139,500
  • Per capita income: $20,855
  • Median Household Income: $52,255
  • Largest Employer: Oberlin College
  • Size of City: 4.92 square miles
  • Percentage of residents who walk or bike to work: 33.2%