Donnelsville is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 256 people and just one neighborhood, Donnelsville is the 759th largest community in Ohio. Donnelsville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Unlike some villages, Donnelsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Donnelsville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Donnelsville is a village of service providers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Donnelsville who work in business and financial occupations (12.93%), personal care services (8.84%), and office and administrative support (8.16%).
Also of interest is that Donnelsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Donnelsville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.86% 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.
Being a small village, Donnelsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Donnelsville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.40% of adults 25 and older in Donnelsville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Donnelsville in 2018 was $29,734, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,936 for a family of four. However, Donnelsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Donnelsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Donnelsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Donnelsville include German, Italian, Hungarian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Donnelsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
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.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Owner-occupied real estate dominates the neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.7% of 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 Donnelsville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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, 40.8% 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 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.3%), and 12.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.4%).
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 Donnelsville, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.8%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (5.9%) and 5.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.