Rayland is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 405 people and just one neighborhood, Rayland is the 694th largest community in Ohio. Rayland has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Rayland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rayland is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Rayland who work in personal care services (11.73%), sales jobs (11.11%) and office and administrative support (10.49%).
A relatively large number of people in Rayland telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.39% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Rayland is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Rayland is worth considering.
Rayland 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.