Little Hocking is a tiny town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 244 people and just one neighborhood, Little Hocking is the 765th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some towns, Little Hocking isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Little Hocking are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Little Hocking is a town of service providers, managers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Little Hocking who work in healthcare suport services (52.72%), management occupations (22.06%), and food service (5.16%).
Overall, Little Hocking’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Little Hocking has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Little Hocking a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Little Hocking is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Little Hocking, the average commute to work is 35.17 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Little Hocking does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Little Hocking, just 11.85% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Little Hocking in 2018 was $21,906, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,624 for a family of four. However, Little Hocking contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Little Hocking home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Little Hocking residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Little Hocking include English, Welsh, Scots-Irish, Norwegian, and Belgian.
The most common language spoken in Little Hocking is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and African languages.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Little Hocking, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 5.1% have Welsh ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Little Hocking are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 51.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 32.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 30.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.2%), and 17.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.5%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Little Hocking, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (21.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report German roots (14.9%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (6.9%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (85.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.