Rootstown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,928 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rootstown is the 215th largest community in Ohio.
Rootstown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rootstown is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rootstown who work in management occupations (12.37%), healthcare (8.46%), and sales jobs (8.35%).
Because of many things, Rootstown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Rootstown a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Rootstown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Rootstown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The percentage of people in Rootstown who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.59% of adults in Rootstown have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rootstown in 2018 was $30,965, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,860 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rootstown include German, Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Rootstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.