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Milan, OH

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Overview


Milan is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,359 people and just one neighborhood, Milan is the 529th largest community in Ohio.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Milan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Milan is a village of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milan who work in management occupations (18.63%), office and administrative support (10.19%), and healthcare (8.15%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Milan 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, Milan really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Milan 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.

One of the benefits of Milan is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.85 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.

Milan is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Milan is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.51% of adults 25 and older in Milan have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Milan in 2018 was $29,488, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,952 for a family of four.

The people who call Milan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Milan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Milan include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Milan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Greek.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Milan, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

The neighborhood stands out within Ohio for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 8.4% of college-friendly places to live in OH. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Diversity

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, 45.9% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Milan are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 64.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 79.3% of America'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, 36.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.2%), and 17.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.8% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Milan, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (45.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 (47.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.3%) 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 (11.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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