Mount Orab is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 3,660 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mount Orab is the 319th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Mount Orab was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Mount Orab economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Mount Orab, where the median household income is $40,109.00.
Unlike some villages, Mount Orab isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mount Orab are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Orab is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Orab who work in sales jobs (15.15%), office and administrative support (12.34%), and food service (12.08%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.54% 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.
The village 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, Mount Orab has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mount Orab a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Mount Orab, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.81 minutes every day commuting to work.
In Mount Orab, just 10.78% 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 Mount Orab in 2010 was $18,042, which is low income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,168 for a family of four. However, Mount Orab contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mount Orab home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Orab residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mount Orab include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mount Orab is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.