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North Fairfield, OH

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Overview


North Fairfield is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 459 people and just one neighborhood, North Fairfield is the 679th largest community in Ohio. North Fairfield has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in North Fairfield, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.05% of North Fairfield’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, North Fairfield is a village of service providers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Fairfield who work in healthcare (11.63%), management occupations (7.36%), and food service (6.98%).

Of important note, North Fairfield is also a village of artists. North Fairfield has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape North Fairfield’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

As is often the case in a small village, North Fairfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The percentage of people in North Fairfield with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.60% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in North Fairfield in 2018 was $25,534, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,136 for a family of four. However, North Fairfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in North Fairfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 44 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 90.2% of America.

Diversity

Significantly, 3.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 North Fairfield are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 31.5% 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 30.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.8%), and 13.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in North Fairfield, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.0%), and residents who report English roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.0%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.5%) 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 (8.4%) . 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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