Pickerington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 21,201 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pickerington is the 102nd largest community in Ohio. Pickerington has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Pickerington, where the median household income is $92,783.00.
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 87.22% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pickerington is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pickerington who work in management occupations (15.64%), office and administrative support (11.97%), and sales jobs (11.43%).
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.
In Pickerington, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.37 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Pickerington is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.77% of adults in Pickerington have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Pickerington in 2010 was $35,498, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,992 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Pickerington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.