Canal Winchester is a somewhat small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 8,604 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Canal Winchester is the 212th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Canal Winchester was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Canal Winchester economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Canal Winchester, where the median household income is $90,172.00.
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 86.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Canal Winchester is a village of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canal Winchester who work in management occupations (15.22%), business and financial occupations (10.06%), and healthcare (9.61%).
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.
In Canal Winchester, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.03 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Canal Winchester are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.73% of adults in Canal Winchester have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Canal Winchester in 2010 was $36,330, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,320 for a family of four.
Canal Winchester is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Canal Winchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.