Elida is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,866 people and just one neighborhood, Elida is the 446th largest community in Ohio.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Elida is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elida is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Elida who work in office and administrative support (16.96%), sales jobs (13.11%) and food service (8.12%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Elida 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, Elida really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Elida 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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Elida spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.83 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small village, Elida doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.