Sandusky, OH


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Sandusky is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 25,212 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Sandusky is the 57th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Sandusky was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Sandusky is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sandusky is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandusky who work in food service (13.32%), office and administrative support (10.98%), and sales jobs (9.41%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Sandusky spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.56 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The citizens of Sandusky are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.18% of adults in Sandusky have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Sandusky in 2010 was $21,725, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,900 for a family of four. However, Sandusky contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sandusky is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sandusky home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sandusky residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sandusky include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Sandusky is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.