Bexley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,654 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bexley is the 140th largest community in Ohio. Bexley has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
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 94.79% 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 (17.82%), teaching (13.78%), and sales jobs (10.15%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.65% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Bexley, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Bexley provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Bexley. 74.21% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bexley in 2010 was $45,799, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $183,196 for a family of four. However, Bexley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish, English, Italian, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Bexley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.