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Solon, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Solon had a population of 23,389 as of July 1, 2017. Solon ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Solon is located at latitude 41.386 and longitude -81.4408 in Cuyahoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Solon (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

The City of Solon (GNIS ID: 1085999) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Solon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Solon, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,389
Daytime Population: Workers 20,883
Daytime Population: Residents 11,461
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,344
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.38
Population in Households 23,254
Population in Familes 21,168
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density2 1,149
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $108,342
Average Household Income $144,957
Per Capita Income $52,313


Total Housing Units 8,860 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,163 (80.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,258 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 439 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $306,862
Average Home Value $356,261


Total Households 8,421
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 6,771
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% -0.17%
Households 0.11% -0.1%
Families 0.0% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Solon, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Solon to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 69 94th
Population Density # 655 46th
Diversity Index # 76 94th
Median Household Income # 33 97th
Per Capita Income # 46 96th

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