Freeport is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 359 people and just one neighborhood, Freeport is the 711th largest community in Ohio. Freeport has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Freeport, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.46% of Freeport’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Freeport is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Freeport who work in sales jobs (12.43%), office and administrative support (11.24%) and healthcare (7.69%).
Also of interest is that Freeport has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Freeport’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Freeport has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Freeport has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Freeport than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Freeport may be for you.
One downside of living in Freeport, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.69 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small village, Freeport doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.