Solon has the 1351st largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 1.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Solon is part of the Cleveland metro area. Unemployment in the Cleveland area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Cleveland has the 27th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Solon is below average at $47,250, and the median cost of a home in Solon is $266,900, which is above the national average. 57% of workers in Solon hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 96% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Solon. 79% of Solon workers drive to work alone, 5% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Solon spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.