Urbana, OH


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Urbana is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 11,547 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Urbana is the 155th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Urbana was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

When you are in Urbana, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.80% of Urbana’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Urbana is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Urbana who work in sales jobs (9.69%), office and administrative support (9.47%), and food service (6.96%).

Urbana is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Urbana with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.92% of adults in Urbana have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Urbana in 2010 was $20,023, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,092 for a family of four.

The people who call Urbana home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Urbana residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Urbana include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Urbana is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.