Fort Shawnee is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,356 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fort Shawnee is the 313th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fort Shawnee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Shawnee is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Shawnee who work in sales jobs (13.95%), office and administrative support (11.33%), and healthcare (10.85%).
Because of many things, Fort Shawnee 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, Fort Shawnee really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fort Shawnee 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.
The citizens of Fort Shawnee are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.96% of adults in Fort Shawnee having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Shawnee in 2010 was $33,240, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,960 for a family of four. However, Fort Shawnee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Fort Shawnee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Shawnee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fort Shawnee include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Fort Shawnee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Arabic.