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Weston, OH

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Overview


Weston is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,464 people and just one neighborhood, Weston is the 519th largest community in Ohio. Weston has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, Weston isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Weston are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Weston is a village of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Weston who work in management occupations (13.21%), food service (10.19%), and office and administrative support (8.93%).

Of important note, Weston is also a village of artists. Weston has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Weston’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

As is often the case in a small village, Weston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The percentage of adults in Weston who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.85% of the adults in Weston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Weston in 2018 was $24,511, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,044 for a family of four. However, Weston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Weston is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Weston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Weston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Weston also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.99% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Weston include German, Irish, Hungarian, Italian, and Turkish.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Weston, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.7% of the neighborhoods in OH. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Weston are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 31.5% 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 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.6%), and 13.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.4%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Weston, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (32.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.1%), and residents who report Mexican roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (82.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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