New Philadelphia is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 17,484 people and four constituent neighborhoods, New Philadelphia is the 109th largest community in Ohio. New Philadelphia has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Philadelphia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Philadelphia is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Philadelphia who work in office and administrative support (14.02%), sales jobs (8.97%), and food service (8.58%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of New Philadelphia rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.51% of adults 25 and older in New Philadelphia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in New Philadelphia in 2010 was $21,906, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,624 for a family of four. However, New Philadelphia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call New Philadelphia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Philadelphia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Philadelphia include Irish, Italian, English, and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in New Philadelphia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.