Pickerington, OH

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Living in Pickerington

Pickerington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 20,402 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 $85,320.00.

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 86.35% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pickerington is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pickerington who work in office and administrative support (14.52%), management occupations (14.25%), and sales jobs (10.45%).

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.

Because of many things, Pickerington is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Pickerington 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Pickerington has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Pickerington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of Pickerington are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.14% of adults in Pickerington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pickerington in 2010 was $33,840, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,360 for a family of four.

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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Pickerington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.