Clyde is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,321 people and just one neighborhood, Clyde is the 237th largest community in Ohio.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Clyde is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 45.89% of the Clyde workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Clyde is a city of production and manufacturing workers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clyde who work in teaching (11.15%), office and administrative support (10.48%), and sales jobs (7.89%).
One of the benefits of Clyde is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.49 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Clyde does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Clyde with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.89% of adults in Clyde have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clyde in 2018 was $25,528, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,112 for a family of four. However, Clyde contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Clyde home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clyde residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clyde include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Clyde is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
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 94.5% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of all American neighborhoods.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 43.7% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 96.5% of American neighborhoods.
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.9% of the neighborhoods in OH. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.7% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 5.1% have Scottish 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 Clyde are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 6.4% 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 61.1% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 43.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.6%), and 11.2% 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 97.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Polish and Spanish.
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 Clyde, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (36.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.8%), 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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (94.5%) 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.