Pickerington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 19,670 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pickerington is the 102nd largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Pickerington was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Pickerington economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Pickerington, where the median household income is $82,569.00.
Pickerington real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Pickerington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Pickerington is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pickerington is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pickerington who work in management occupations (13.76%), office and administrative support (13.10%), and sales jobs (10.48%).
Also of interest is that Pickerington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Pickerington is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Pickerington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Pickerington is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Pickerington is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.28% of adults in Pickerington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pickerington in 2010 was $32,280, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,120 for a family of four. However, Pickerington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pickerington is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pickerington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pickerington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pickerington include Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Pickerington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.