Ogden is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 720 people and just one neighborhood, Ogden is the 714th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages, Ogden isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ogden are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ogden is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ogden who work in management occupations (15.28%), office and administrative support (12.36%), and healthcare (11.24%).
Ogden is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Ogden’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Ogden is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Ogden is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.01% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ogden in 2018 was $34,809, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,236 for a family of four. However, Ogden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ogden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ogden residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ogden include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Ogden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 5.5% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Illinois. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 35 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 91.7% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Ogden are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 77.4% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 41.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.7%), and 15.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Ogden, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.9%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.