McDermott is a tiny town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 308 people and just one neighborhood, McDermott is the 739th largest community in Ohio. McDermott has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
When you are in McDermott, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 69.92% of McDermott’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, McDermott is a town of construction workers and builders, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in McDermott who work in healthcare suport services (30.08%), office and administrative support (0.00%), and sales jobs (0.00%).
McDermott’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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, McDermott has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes McDermott a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of McDermott is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.05 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
McDermott is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around McDermott, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, McDermott does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of McDermott has a very low overall level of education: only 8.89% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in McDermott in 2018 was $14,631, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,524 for a family of four.
The people who call McDermott home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McDermott residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in McDermott include Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, U.S. Virgin Islander, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian.
The most common language spoken in McDermott is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Arabic.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Our research reveals that 91.9% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
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 McDermott are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 30.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.3% 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, 32.5% 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 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.5%), and 13.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.0% of households.
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 McDermott, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (3.1%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (1.2%), 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 (52.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.9%) 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.