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 20,069 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pickerington is the 102nd largest community in Ohio. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Pickerington, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Pickerington, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Pickerington’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Pickerington does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $84,410.00.

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 86.23% 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 (14.48%), management occupations (12.96%), and sales jobs (11.46%).

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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Pickerington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pickerington perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Pickerington is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Pickerington area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

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: 38.61% of adults in Pickerington have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pickerington in 2010 was $32,626, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,504 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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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