Barberton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 26,234 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Barberton is the 55th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities, Barberton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Barberton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barberton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Barberton who work in office and administrative support (13.64%), sales jobs (11.80%), and food service (8.61%).
The percentage of people in Barberton with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.48% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Barberton in 2010 was $20,680, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,720 for a family of four. However, Barberton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Barberton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Barberton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Barberton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Barberton include Irish, English, Italian, and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in Barberton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.