Fletcher is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 454 people and just one neighborhood, Fletcher is the 685th largest community in Ohio. Fletcher has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Fletcher real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Fletcher house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Fletcher is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.20% of the Fletcher workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Fletcher is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fletcher who work in sales jobs (13.57%), office and administrative support (9.05%), and management occupations (7.69%).
Because of many things, Fletcher is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fletcher a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Fletcher has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fletcher’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small village, Fletcher does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Fletcher has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 2.67% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Fletcher in 2018 was $35,547, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,188 for a family of four. However, Fletcher contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Fletcher home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fletcher residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Fletcher include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and French.
The most common language spoken in Fletcher is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.
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.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Ohio. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.1% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Ohio. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
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 Fletcher are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.5% of U.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 sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.8%), and 15.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.0% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Fletcher, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.9%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.1%), 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 (48.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.