Lewis Center is a medium-sized town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 29,683 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 $133,018.00.
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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lewis Center is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 0.00% of the Lewis Center workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lewis Center is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lewis Center who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.41% 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Lewis Center really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lewis Center perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Lewis Center is a pretty powerful place. 65.30% 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 $47,120, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,480 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 German, 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 Chinese.