Plain City, OH
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Plain City profile


Living in Plain City


Plain City is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 4,586 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Plain City is the 292nd largest community in Ohio. Plain City 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 Plain City, where the median household income is $78,774.00.

Plain City real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Plain City house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Plain City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Plain City is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plain City who work in management occupations (20.46%), office and administrative support (8.91%), and business and financial occupations (8.37%).

Also of interest is that Plain City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.33% 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.

Plain City 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 village’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, Plain City’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

The population of Plain City 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: 35.58% of adults in Plain City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Plain City in 2018 was $34,982, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,928 for a family of four. However, Plain City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Plain City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plain City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Plain City include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Plain City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Japanese.