Piketon is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 2,146 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Piketon is the 419th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some villages, Piketon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Piketon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Piketon is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Piketon who work in food service (9.56%), teaching (8.78%), and healthcare (8.31%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.32% 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.
Residents of the village have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.44 minutes getting to work every day.
Piketon 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.
The rate of college-level education in Piketon is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.92% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Piketon in 2010 was $14,698, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,792 for a family of four. However, Piketon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Piketon also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.17% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Piketon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Piketon residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Piketon include Irish, English, Scottish, and British.
The most common language spoken in Piketon is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.