Peninsula is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 530 people and just one neighborhood, Peninsula is the 662nd largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Peninsula was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Peninsula home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Peninsula real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Peninsula is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Peninsula is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Peninsula who work in management occupations (21.10%), business and financial occupations (12.88%), and healthcare (9.59%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Peninsula has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Peninsula is also a village of artists. Peninsula has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Peninsula’s character.
Also of interest is that Peninsula has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 26.30% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, Peninsula is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Peninsula is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Peninsula 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, Peninsula has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Peninsula’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Peninsula 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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Peninsula, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Peninsula is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.04% 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 Peninsula in 2018 was $56,336, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $225,344 for a family of four.
The people who call Peninsula home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Peninsula residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Peninsula include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Peninsula is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
With more than 1.7% of residents living with a same sex partner, is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Slovak and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 3.0% have Hungarian ancestry.
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 Peninsula are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.4% 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 79.5% 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, 55.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.5%), and 9.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households.
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 Peninsula, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.7%), and residents who report English roots (15.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (11.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (11.0%), among others.
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 (40.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.