Chippewa Lake is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 660 people and just one neighborhood, Chippewa Lake is the 636th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some villages, Chippewa Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Chippewa Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chippewa Lake is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Chippewa Lake who work in sales jobs (9.77%), management occupations (8.60%), and office and administrative support (8.14%).
A relatively large number of people in Chippewa Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.63% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Chippewa Lake 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 village’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, Chippewa Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Chippewa Lake, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.40 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small village, Chippewa Lake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Chippewa Lake are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.18% of adults in Chippewa Lake having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Chippewa Lake in 2018 was $36,538, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,152 for a family of four.
The people who call Chippewa Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chippewa Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chippewa Lake include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Chippewa Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 90.4% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8% of all American neighborhoods.
The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Ohio. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Slovak and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 0.9% have Romanian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Chippewa Lake are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 62.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.7% 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 60.2% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 31.9% 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 30.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.9%), and 16.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households. Some people also speak Polish (7.6%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Chippewa Lake, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report English roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.6%), 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 (31.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.4%) 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.