Spencer is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 764 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Spencer is the 615th largest community in Ohio. Spencer has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spencer is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spencer is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Spencer who work in office and administrative support (10.92%), food service (8.91%), and maintenance occupations (7.47%).
The overall crime rate in Spencer is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Spencer has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Spencer a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In terms of college education, Spencer ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.79% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Spencer in 2010 was $22,217, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,868 for a family of four. However, Spencer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Spencer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spencer residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Spencer include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Spencer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.