Atwater is a tiny town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 751 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Atwater is the 612th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Atwater is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Atwater is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atwater who work in office and administrative support (17.90%), management occupations (13.97%), and sales jobs (13.76%).
One downside of living in Atwater is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Atwater, the average commute to work is 35.02 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Atwater doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Atwater, just 7.81% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Atwater in 2010 was $18,328, which is low income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,312 for a family of four. However, Atwater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Atwater home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Atwater residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Atwater include Irish, Welsh, Italian, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Atwater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Hebrew and African languages.