Leetonia, OH


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Leetonia is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,904 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Leetonia is the 443rd largest community in Ohio. Leetonia 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 Leetonia, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.33% of Leetonia’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Leetonia is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leetonia who work in sales jobs (10.91%), food service (9.22%), and office and administrative support (8.05%).

Overall, Leetonia’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Leetonia rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.26% of adults 25 and older in Leetonia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Leetonia in 2010 was $20,197, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,788 for a family of four. However, Leetonia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Leetonia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leetonia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Leetonia include Irish, Italian, English, and Welsh.

The most common language spoken in Leetonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.