Kelleys Island is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 312 people and just one neighborhood, Kelleys Island is the 721st largest community in Ohio.
Real Estate Prices
Kelleys Island home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Kelleys Island real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kelleys Island is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kelleys Island is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kelleys Island who work in office and administrative support (22.99%), management occupations (12.64%) and healthcare (12.64%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Kelleys Island is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the village experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller village.
The overall crime rate in Kelleys Island is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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!) Kelleys Island 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. Kelleys Island has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Kelleys Island than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Kelleys Island may be for you.
One downside of living in Kelleys Island is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Kelleys Island, the average commute to work is 32.10 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Kelleys Island does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.