Zanesville, OH

Zanesville profile

Living in Zanesville

Zanesville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 25,158 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Zanesville is the 60th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Zanesville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities, Zanesville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Zanesville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Zanesville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zanesville who work in sales jobs (13.05%), food service (11.57%), and office and administrative support (8.24%).

The percentage of people in Zanesville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.11% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Zanesville in 2018 was $19,073, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,292 for a family of four. Zanesville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.06% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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

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