Lewis Center is a medium-sized town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 28,314 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lewis Center is the 61st largest community in Ohio. Lewis Center has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Lewis Center, where the median household income is $116,312.00.
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 93.59% 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 (18.52%), sales jobs (16.60%), and business and financial occupations (10.85%).
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: 8.69% 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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lewis Center. 62.82% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lewis Center in 2010 was $43,272, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $173,088 for a family of four.
Lewis Center is a somewhat 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, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lewis Center is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.