Worthington is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 14,786 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Worthington is the 121st largest community in Ohio.
Worthington real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Worthington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Worthington is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Worthington is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Worthington who work in management occupations (18.03%), office and administrative support (10.93%), and healthcare (10.21%).
Also of interest is that Worthington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Worthington is also a city of artists. Worthington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Worthington’s character.
In addition, Worthington is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Worthington is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Worthington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Worthington perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Worthington is a pretty powerful place. 66.33% of the adults in Worthington have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Worthington in 2018 was $54,057, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,228 for a family of four.
The people who call Worthington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Worthington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Worthington include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Worthington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.