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.
When you are in Spencer, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.89% of Spencer’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Spencer is a village of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spencer who work in food service (11.35%), office and administrative support (10.74%), and maintenance occupations (8.28%).
Overall, Spencer’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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.
Being a small village, Spencer does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Spencer ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.12% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Spencer in 2010 was $22,162, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,648 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 Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Spencer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Greek and Spanish.