Canal Winchester is a somewhat small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 7,818 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Canal Winchester is the 212th largest community in Ohio. Canal Winchester has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Canal Winchester, where the median household income is $75,167.00.
Canal Winchester real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Canal Winchester house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Canal Winchester is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.23% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Canal Winchester is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canal Winchester who work in office and administrative support (17.54%), management occupations (12.20%), and sales jobs (11.47%).
Also of interest is that Canal Winchester has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Canal Winchester 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, Canal Winchester really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Canal Winchester 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.
The citizens of Canal Winchester are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.56% of adults in Canal Winchester have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Canal Winchester in 2010 was $33,375, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,500 for a family of four.
The people who call Canal Winchester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canal Winchester residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Canal Winchester include Irish, English, Italian, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Canal Winchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Thai.