Lewis Center is a medium-sized town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 28,953 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lewis Center is the 61st largest community in Ohio. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Lewis Center, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Lewis Center, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Lewis Center’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Lewis Center does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $122,322.00.
Lewis Center home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Lewis Center real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lewis Center is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lewis Center is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lewis Center who work in management occupations (18.99%), sales jobs (16.57%), and business and financial occupations (9.87%).
Also of interest is that Lewis Center has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.34% 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.
Because of many things, Lewis Center is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lewis Center 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lewis Center has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lewis Center’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Lewis Center is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Lewis Center area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Lewis Center is a pretty powerful place. 63.99% of the adults in Lewis Center have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Lewis Center in 2010 was $44,625, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,500 for a family of four.
Lewis Center is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lewis Center home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lewis Center residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lewis Center include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lewis Center is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.