Parma, OH

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2022 Population
80,587
0.362% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.6
0.235% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.1%
2.57% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$65,848
8.68% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$145,300
15.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
42,809
2.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Parma, OH had a population of 80.6k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $65,848. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Parma, OH declined from 80,880 to 80,587, a −0.362% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,590 to $65,848, a 8.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Parma, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.54%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.38%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.11%), and White (Hispanic) (2.23%).

None of the households in Parma, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.7% of the residents in Parma, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Parma, OH are Bryant & Stratton College-Parma (186 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Parma, OH was $145,300, and the homeownership rate was 72%.

Most people in Parma, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Parma, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Parma, OH is home to a population of 80.6k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.34% of Parma, OH residents were born outside of the country (7.52k people).

In 2022, there were 18.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.3k people) in Parma, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.66k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
96.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Parma, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Parma, OH was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Parma, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    66.3k ± 1.56k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.66k ± 1.23k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.73k ± 486
7.31%
Hispanic Population
5.89k people

In 2022, there were 18.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.3k people) in Parma, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.66k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.31% of the people in Parma, OH are hispanic (5.89k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.34%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.52k people
9.51%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.69k people

As of 2022, 9.34% of Parma, OH residents (7.52k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Parma, OH was 9.51%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,623 ± 259
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    557 ± 200
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    466 ± 147

Parma, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Parma, OH employs 42.8k people. The largest industries in Parma, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,360 people), Retail Trade (6,162 people), and Manufacturing (5,236 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,663), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($59,223), and Public Administration ($59,000).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

42.8k
2022 Value
± 1,468
2.28%
1 Year growth
± 4.68%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Parma, OH grew at a rate of 2.28%, from 41.9k employees to 42.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Parma, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,539 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,440 people), and Management Occupations (3,575 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Parma, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

42.8k
2022 Value
± 1,468
2.28%
1 Year growth
± 4.68%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Parma, OH grew at a rate of 2.28%, from 41.9k employees to 42.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Parma, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,360 people), Retail Trade (6,162 people), and Manufacturing (5,236 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Parma, OH, though some of these residents may live in Parma, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,892
Median earning men ± $1,976
$35,811
Median earning women ± $2,037

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,810), Information ($67,574), and Public Administration ($62,713).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($50,550), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,531), and Wholesale Trade ($47,591).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Parma, OH awarded 186 degrees. The student population of Parma, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 113 male students and 421 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Parma, OH are White (106 and 57%), followed by Black or African American (52 and 28%), Two or More Races (10 and 5.38%), and Hispanic or Latino (9 and 4.84%).

The largest universities in Parma, OH by number of degrees awarded are Bryant & Stratton College-Parma (186 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Parma, OH are Registered Nursing (70 and 37.6%), Health Services Administration (21 and 11.3%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (20 and 10.8%).

The median tuition cost in Parma, OH for private four year colleges is $18,428.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 534 students enrolled in Parma, OH, 21.2% men and 78.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 248 records, of which 78.2% were women and 21.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 70 degrees awarded
  2. 18 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Parma, OH was Registered Nursing with 70 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Parma, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
186 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bryant & Stratton College-Parma with 186 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 50 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Parma, OH, which is 0.368 times less than the 136 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 106 degrees mean that there were 2.04 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 52 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($18,428) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($620) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Parma, OH was $145,300 in 2022, which is 0.515 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $126,100 to $145,300, a 15.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Parma, OH is 72%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Parma, OH have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Parma, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Parma, OH is $65,848. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Parma, OH was Census Tract 1775.05 with a value of $82,518, followed by Census Tract 1776.09 and Census Tract 1776.04, with respective values of $79,615 and $77,399.

Property

$145,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$1,941
$24,877
Median Property Taxes
±$1,040

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Parma, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

72%
Homeownership
2022
61%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72% of the housing units in Parma, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1775.05
  2. Census Tract 1776.09
  3. Census Tract 1776.04

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Parma, OH was Census Tract 1775.05 with a value of $82,518, followed by Census Tract 1776.09 and Census Tract 1776.04, with respective values of $79,615 and $77,399.

The following map shows all of the places in Parma, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$65,848
Median Household Income
± $2,543
34.5k
Number of Households
± 1,388

In 2022, the median household income of the 34.5k households in Parma, OH grew to $65,848 from the previous year's value of $60,590.

The following chart displays the households in Parma, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Parma, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.88%)
  3. Carpooled (6.97%)

In 2022, 79.8% of workers in Parma, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.88%) and those who carpooled to work (6.97%).

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Parma, OH have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Parma, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Parma, OH (8.06k out of 79.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Parma, OH is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.9% of the population of Parma, OH has health coverage, with 49.3% on employee plans, 18.8% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 8.88% on non-group plans, and 1.1% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cuyahoga County, OH see 870 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.92% decrease from the previous year (887 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 922 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 228 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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870 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cuyahoga County, OH

Primary care physicians in Cuyahoga County, OH see an average of 870 patients per year. This represents a 1.92% decrease from the previous year (887 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cuyahoga County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.1% under 18 years, 23.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.13%
Uninsured
49.3%
Employer Coverage
18.8%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
8.88%
Non-Group
1.1%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Parma, OH declined by 6.51% from 6.56% to 6.13%.

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