Willard is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,063 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Willard is the 234th largest community in Ohio.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Willard is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.52% of the Willard workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Willard is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Willard who work in office and administrative support (9.41%), sales jobs (7.84%), and food service (6.59%).
The percentage of people in Willard with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.72% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Willard in 2010 was $17,944, which is low income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,776 for a family of four. However, Willard contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Willard is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Willard home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Willard residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Willard also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.70% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Willard include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Willard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.