Gibsonburg is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 2,445 people and just one neighborhood, Gibsonburg is the 423rd largest community in Ohio. Gibsonburg has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
When you are in Gibsonburg, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.11% of Gibsonburg’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Gibsonburg is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gibsonburg who work in office and administrative support (13.49%), food service (9.78%), and management occupations (6.83%).
As is often the case in a small village, Gibsonburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Gibsonburg are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.29% of adults in Gibsonburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Gibsonburg in 2018 was $25,737, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,948 for a family of four. However, Gibsonburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Gibsonburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Gibsonburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gibsonburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Gibsonburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.71% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gibsonburg include German, English, Polish, Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Gibsonburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
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.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 42.1% of this neighborhood's residents have German 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 Gibsonburg are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 35.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.0%), and 14.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Polish and Spanish.
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 Gibsonburg, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (42.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.6%), 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 (38.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.1%) 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 (8.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.