Wakeman - Collins is a somewhat small town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 5,099 people and just one neighborhood, Wakeman - Collins is the 268th largest community in Ohio.
Wakeman - Collins is a blue-collar town, with 39.40% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Wakeman - Collins is a town of professionals, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Wakeman - Collins who work in healthcare (10.89%), management occupations (7.91%), and food service (7.55%).
As is often the case in a small town, Wakeman - Collins doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Wakeman - Collins rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.42% of adults 25 and older in Wakeman - Collins have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Wakeman - Collins in 2018 was $31,343, 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 $125,372 for a family of four. However, Wakeman - Collins contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wakeman - Collins home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wakeman - Collins residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Wakeman - Collins include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Wakeman - Collins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 92.5% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.9% of all American neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Hungarian and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 21.5% have English ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Wakeman - Collins are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 48.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 73.5% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 36.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.2%), and 8.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Wakeman - Collins, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (32.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (21.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.9%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.2%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (92.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.