New Albany is a somewhat small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 10,360 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Albany is the 202nd largest community in Ohio. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in New Albany, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to New Albany, and putting down their money on brand new construction. New Albany’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. New Albany does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $191,375.00.
New Albany home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but New Albany real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
New Albany is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 93.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Albany is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Albany who work in management occupations (22.69%), sales jobs (14.95%), and healthcare (9.76%).
Of important note, New Albany is also a village of artists. New Albany has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape New Albany’s character.
Also of interest is that New Albany has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in New Albany telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.48% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
In addition, New Albany is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, New Albany is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making New Albany a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, New Albany has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, New Albany’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
New Albany is a very car-oriented village. 94.16% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because New Albany is a small village , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. New Albany has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small village, New Albany does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to New Albany, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. New Albany is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 77.02% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in New Albany in 2010 was $73,900, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $295,600 for a family of four.
New Albany is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call New Albany home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Albany residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Albany include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in New Albany is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.