Green Springs is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,221 people and just one neighborhood, Green Springs is the 552nd largest community in Ohio. Green Springs has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
When you are in Green Springs, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.22% of Green Springs’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Green Springs is a village of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Green Springs who work in architecture and engineering (11.75%), management occupations (11.59%), and healthcare suport services (8.57%).
As is often the case in a small village, Green Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Green Springs with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.54% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Green Springs in 2018 was $28,915, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,660 for a family of four. However, Green Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Green Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Green Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Green Springs include German, English, Irish, French, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Green Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Green Springs are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 31.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.2% 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, 39.5% 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 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.0%), and 12.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.7% of households. Some people also speak Polish (2.9%).
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 Green Springs, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (32.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.7%), and residents who report English roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (6.2%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (3.6%), 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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (76.4%) 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 (14.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.