Tiffin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 17,687 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Tiffin is the 104th largest community in Ohio. Tiffin has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Tiffin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tiffin is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tiffin who work in office and administrative support (11.12%), sales jobs (10.47%), and food service (7.31%).
Tiffin is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Tiffin enrolled in college, Tiffin has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
One of the benefits of Tiffin is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.09 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The citizens of Tiffin are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.96% of adults in Tiffin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Tiffin in 2010 was $19,213, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,852 for a family of four. However, Tiffin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Tiffin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tiffin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tiffin include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Tiffin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.