Berkey is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 236 people and just one neighborhood, Berkey is the 738th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Berkey was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Berkey real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Berkey house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Berkey isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Berkey are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Berkey is a village of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berkey who work in healthcare (20.77%), office and administrative support (9.84%) and management occupations (9.29%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Berkey is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Berkey really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Berkey perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Berkey is a very car-oriented village. 98.26% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Berkey is a small village , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Berkey has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.