Brookville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 5,968 people and just one neighborhood, Brookville is the 246th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities, Brookville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brookville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brookville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brookville who work in office and administrative support (15.22%), sales jobs (10.59%), and management occupations (9.82%).
Also of interest is that Brookville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small city, Brookville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Brookville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.76% of adults in Brookville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Brookville in 2018 was $33,061, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,244 for a family of four. However, Brookville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brookville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brookville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brookville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Brookville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Slovak.
The most common language spoken in Brookville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Chinese.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Our research reveals that 91.4% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
If you are planning to retire in Ohio, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Ohio, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.4% of neighborhoods in OH. If a Ohio retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Brookville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 56.7% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 33.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.6%), and 15.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Chinese.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Brookville, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report English roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.