Ogden is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,721 people and just one neighborhood, Ogden is the 195th largest community in Kansas.
Ogden real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Ogden house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Ogden, employing 12.88% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Retail and Education industries employ 24.86% and 14.59% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Also of interest is that Ogden has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Ogden does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Ogden is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.80% of adults in Ogden have a college degree.
The per capita income in Ogden in 2018 was $23,722, which is low income relative to Kansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,888 for a family of four. However, Ogden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ogden is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Ogden also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.33% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ogden include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ogden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
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.
With 3.4% of employed workers living in the neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.1% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
With more than 2.0% of residents living with a same sex partner, is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Ogden is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in KS, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 89.5% of the neighborhoods in Kansas. If you are considering retiring to Kansas, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 41 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 90.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Ogden are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 40.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 33.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.7%), and 11.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Spanish and Polish.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Ogden, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report English roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (4.3%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.8%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (80.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.