Trenton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,141 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Trenton is the 153rd largest community in Ohio.
Trenton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Trenton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Trenton who work in office and administrative support (14.72%), sales jobs (12.44%), and management occupations (9.88%).
Trenton is a very car-oriented city. This is because most people -96.66% - drive by car to work every day, and few people choose alternative modes of transportation, such as public transit, cycling, or walking. In general, car-oriented communities have a layout that emphasizes streets, highways, and ease of parking, and sometimes this can be to the detriment of human-scale priorities such as walkability alongside roads, and public spaces. For example, strip malls are something you will find in Trenton.
Being a small city, Trenton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Trenton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.47% of adults in Trenton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Trenton in 2018 was $28,759, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,036 for a family of four. However, Trenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Trenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Trenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Trenton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Trenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.