Parma, OH

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Population

79,871

0.271% decline

Median Age

42


Median Household Income

$52,611

2.39% growth

Poverty Rate

9.27%


Number of Employees

40,749

0.118% growth

Median Property Value

$108,800

1.21% growth

About

In 2017, Parma, OH had a population of 79.9k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $52,611. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Parma, OH declined from 80,088 to 79,871, a -0.271% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,383 to $52,611, a 2.39% increase.

The population of Parma, OH is 87.9% White Alone, 5.55% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.83% Black or African American Alone. 14.7% of the people in Parma, OH speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Parma, OH are Bryant & Stratton College-Parma (132 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Parma, OH is $108,800, and the homeownership rate is 72.8%. Most people in Parma, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Parma, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Parma, OH employs 40.7k people. The largest industries in Parma, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,942 people), Manufacturing (6,128 people), and Retail Trade (5,100 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($84,464), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,917), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,750).

Median household income in Parma, OH is $52,611. Males in Parma, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Parma, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,611

2017 value

± $1,232

2.39%

1 Year Growth

± 3.4%

Households in Parma, OH have a median annual income of $52,611, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,383 in 2016, which represents a 2.39% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Parma, OH made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Parma, OH workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Parma, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1774.03

  2. Census Tract 1776.05

  3. Census Tract 1772.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Parma, OH was Census Tract 1774.03 with a value of $63,906, followed by Census Tract 1776.05 and Census Tract 1772.01, with respective values of $60,366 and $60,130.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.27% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Parma, OH (7.3k out of 78.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    6,086 ± 522

  2. Hispanic

    755 ± 219

  3. Two Or More

    440 ± 173

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

40.7k

2017 Value

± 1,285

0.118%

1 Year growth

± 4.28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Parma, OH grew at a rate of 0.118%, from 40.7k employees to 40.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Parma, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,752 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,083 people), and Production Occupations (3,605 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Parma, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Parma, OH, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,752 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,083 people), and Production Occupations (3,605 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Parma, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (1.66 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.53 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Parma, OH, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($66,957), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($64,493), and Management Occupations ($59,151).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

40.7k

2017 Value

± 1,285

0.118%

1 Year growth

± 4.28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Parma, OH grew at a rate of 0.118%, from 40.7k employees to 40.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Parma, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,942 people), Manufacturing (6,128 people), and Retail Trade (5,100 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Parma, OH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,942 people), Manufacturing (6,128 people), and Retail Trade (5,100 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Parma, OH has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.49 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.32 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.23 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Parma, OH, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($84,464), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,917), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $64.2B and Machinery and $45.1B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.3% of the population of Parma, OH has health coverage, with 53.8% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 8.82% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Parma, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Parma, OH see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1656 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 561 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1307 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1307 patients per year. This represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.72%

Uninsured

53.8%

Employer Coverage

15.4%

Medicaid

14.2%

Medicare

8.82%

Non-Group

1.06%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Parma, OH declined by 13% from 7.72% to 6.72%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Parma, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Parma, OH is home to a population of 79.9k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 9.37% of Parma, OH residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Parma, OH is composed of 70.2k White Alone residents (87.9%), 4.43k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.55%), 2.26k Black or African American Alone residents (2.83%), 1.42k Two or More Races residents (1.78%), 1.37k Asian Alone residents (1.71%), 203 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.254%), 21 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0263%), and 7 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00876%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Parma, OH are Other Slavic Languages (2,441 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,437 speakers), and Arabic (931 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

52

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Parma, OH was 42. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in Parma, OH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Parma, OH residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.37%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

9.94%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 9.37% of Parma, OH residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Parma, OH was 9.94%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Parma, OH was India, the natal country of 56,561 Parma, OH residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

97.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Parma, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Parma, OH was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    70.2k ± 1.17k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.43k ± 826

  3. Black or African American Alone

    2.26k ± 574

In 2017, there were 15.8 times more White Alone residents (70.2k people) in Parma, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.43k Hispanic or Latino and 2.26k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Parma, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Other Slavic Languages

    2,441 speakers (3.21%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,437 speakers (3.21%)

  3. Arabic

    931 speakers (1.22%)

14.7% of Parma, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Parma, OH was Other Slavic Languages. 3.21% of the overall population of Parma, OH are native Other Slavic Languages speakers. 3.21% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 1.22% speak Other Slavic Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,795 ± 227

  2. Korea

    574 ± 126

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    549 ± 147

Parma, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Parma, OH awarded 132 degrees. The student population of Parma, OH is skewed towards women, with 47 male students and 287 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Parma, OH are White (80 and 60.6%), followed by Black or African American (29 and 22%), Hispanic or Latino (17 and 12.9%), and Asian (3 and 2.27%).

The largest universities in Parma, OH by number of degrees awarded are Bryant & Stratton College-Parma (132 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Parma, OH are Registered Nursing (52 and 39.4%), Health Services Administration (30 and 22.7%), and Medical Assistant (14 and 10.6%).

The median tuition costs in Parma, OH are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 47 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Parma, OH was Registered Nursing with 47 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

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

132 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Parma, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bryant & Stratton College-Parma with 132 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

19

Degrees Awarded to Men

113

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 19 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Parma, OH, which is 0.168 times less than the 113 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    80 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    17 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Parma, OH were to White students. These 80 degrees mean that there were 2.76 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 29 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Parma, OH was $108,800 in 2017, which is 0.5 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $107,500 to $108,800, a 1.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Parma, OH is 72.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Parma, OH have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Parma, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,611

Median Household Income

± $1,232

33.5k

Number of Households

± 998

In 2017, the median household income of the 33.5k households in Parma, OH grew to $52,611 from the previous year's value of $51,383.

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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Housing

Property Value

$108,800

2017 Median

± $1,259

$107,500

2016 Median

± $1,191

In 2017, the median property value in Parma, OH grew to to $108,800 from the previous year's value of $107,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Parma, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Parma, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Parma, OH 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 $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

72.8%

2017 Homeownership

73.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.8% of the housing units in Parma, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Parma, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Parma, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Parma, OH have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Parma, OH have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.19% of the workforce in Parma, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85%

  2. Carpooled

    8.19%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.58%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Parma, OH was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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