Rootstown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,941 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rootstown is the 215th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some towns, Rootstown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rootstown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rootstown is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rootstown who work in office and administrative support (11.96%), sales jobs (11.12%), and management occupations (7.15%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Rootstown has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Rootstown has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rootstown than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rootstown may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Rootstown doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Rootstown who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.18% of the adults in Rootstown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rootstown in 2010 was $24,975, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,900 for a family of four. However, Rootstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rootstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rootstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Rootstown include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Rootstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.