Republic is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 545 people and just one neighborhood, Republic is the 657th largest community in Ohio. Republic has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Republic is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 52.25% of the Republic workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Republic is a village of production and manufacturing workers, transportation and shipping workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Republic who work in management occupations (14.53%), office and administrative support (8.65%), and food service (8.30%).
Republic 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, Republic’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small village, Republic does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Republic has a very low overall level of education: only 8.27% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Republic in 2018 was $26,133, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,532 for a family of four. However, Republic contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Republic home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Republic residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Republic include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Republic is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 92.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 51.2% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Republic are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 38.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.3%), and 13.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.1% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Republic, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (51.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.3%), and residents who report English roots (5.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.3%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.