Gates Mills is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 2,235 people and just one neighborhood, Gates Mills is the 410th largest community in Ohio.
Real Estate Prices
Gates Mills home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Gates Mills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Gates Mills is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 90.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Gates Mills is a village of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gates Mills who work in management occupations (26.23%), healthcare (19.23%) and office and administrative support (11.44%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.70% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Gates Mills is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Gates Mills is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Gates Mills 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, Gates Mills has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Gates Mills’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Gates Mills is worth considering.
Gates Mills is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.