Sidney is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 20,858 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Sidney is the 78th largest community in Ohio.
When you are in Sidney, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.22% of Sidney’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Sidney is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sidney who work in office and administrative support (10.55%), sales jobs (8.70%), and management occupations (7.12%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.58 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Sidney with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.37% of adults in Sidney have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sidney in 2010 was $25,877, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,508 for a family of four. However, Sidney contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sidney is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sidney home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sidney residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sidney include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Sidney is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.