Wilmington, OH


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Wilmington is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 12,449 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Wilmington is the 144th largest community in Ohio.

Wilmington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wilmington is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wilmington who work in office and administrative support (20.64%), food service (10.33%), and sales jobs (8.01%).

Also of interest is that Wilmington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Wilmington is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Wilmington enrolled in college, Wilmington has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

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

The percentage of adults in Wilmington with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.10% of adults in Wilmington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wilmington in 2010 was $20,192, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,768 for a family of four.

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

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