Bexley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,786 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bexley is the 140th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Bexley was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Bexley home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Bexley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Bexley is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 95.31% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bexley is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bexley who work in management occupations (17.59%), office and administrative support (12.47%), and teaching (11.42%).
Of important note, Bexley is also a city of artists. Bexley has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bexley’s character.
Also of interest is that Bexley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Bexley is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Bexley enrolled in college, Bexley has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Bexley, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Bexley 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 city’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, Bexley’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Bexley is a pretty powerful place. 73.73% of the adults in Bexley have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Bexley in 2010 was $47,426, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $189,704 for a family of four. However, Bexley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bexley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bexley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bexley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bexley include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Bexley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.