Liberty Center is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,097 people and just one neighborhood, Liberty Center is the 566th largest community in Ohio. Liberty Center has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
When you are in Liberty Center, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.10% of Liberty Center’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Liberty Center is a village of professionals, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Liberty Center who work in healthcare (13.75%), sales jobs (10.81%), and healthcare suport services (9.43%).
As is often the case in a small village, Liberty Center doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Liberty Center is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.54% of adults 25 and older in Liberty Center have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Liberty Center in 2018 was $28,835, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,340 for a family of four. However, Liberty Center contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Liberty Center home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Liberty Center residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Liberty Center include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Liberty Center is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 13.5% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Ohio. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 38.3% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Liberty Center are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 33.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.4%), and 17.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Liberty Center, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (38.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.3%), and residents who report English roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (4.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.