Pomeroy is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,821 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pomeroy is the 447th largest community in Ohio. Pomeroy has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pomeroy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pomeroy is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pomeroy who work in sales jobs (14.42%), management occupations (13.65%), and food service (11.31%).
The percentage of people in Pomeroy with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.68% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pomeroy in 2010 was $15,549, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,196 for a family of four. Pomeroy also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.88% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Pomeroy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pomeroy residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pomeroy include Irish, English, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pomeroy is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and West Germanic languages.