Spring Valley is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 482 people and just one neighborhood, Spring Valley is the 675th largest community in Ohio. Spring Valley has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Spring Valley real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Spring Valley house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Spring Valley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Spring Valley is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Valley who work in office and administrative support (20.90%), teaching (10.82%) and food service (9.70%).
A relatively large number of people in Spring Valley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.64% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Spring Valley is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Spring Valley is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Spring Valley really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Spring Valley perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small village, Spring Valley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.